Facebook blocks Signal from using ads to show Instagram data collection
Signal attempted to use the Facebook ad program to show how much data is being collected by Instagram to push targeted ads and got banned.
May 6, 2021
GitHub Announces Blocking Google’s FLoC
GitHub has announced that it is adding an HTTP header which is a move that would block Google's FLoC. Here's the code.
April 28, 2021
A Ban on Ad Targeting: Why Did EU Regulators Call for It?
Brands use ad targeting to attract potential customers but is it an ethical approach? Why is the EU asking for a ban on ad targeting?
February 17, 2021
Use Off-Facebook tool to stop Facebook from tracking your activities
Facebook has finally rolled out the Off-Facebook Activity tool that it has been working on since August 2019.
February 4, 2020
Mozilla’s ‘Track This’ lets you choose fake identity to deceive advertisers
Track This is a new kind of incognito, says Mozilla. It is a fact that everything that you…
June 28, 2019
Gmail wittingly storing your online purchase data for years
Google knows “what, when, where & how much” about your online shopping but claims it does not use…
May 21, 2019
Google admits third-party app developers read your Gmail emails
Google says third-party developers can read your Gmail because you allow them. In 2014, during a lawsuit hearing,…
July 5, 2018
Thousands of Android apps for kids are secretly tracking their activities
Have you ever noticed you are talking about a product you want to buy and moments later advertisements…
April 25, 2018
Millions of apps are exposing sensitive & unencrypted user data
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered that about 4 million popular mobile apps are unreliable because these use…
April 18, 2018
Beware: Facebook collects data about your offline life through data brokers
Facebook needs no introduction; it is a social networking platform that helps you connect with your family, friends,…
December 30, 2016