In Reaction To Swedish Riots and Privacy Concerns, Instagram Makes Advertising U-turn

21st Century Wire says… In a direct reaction to the mayhem caused by Facebook and Instagram’s data free-for-all, pressure is being applied to the digital moguls to claw back previous plans to use children and adult pictures for commercial marketing and advertising applications. Ronan Shields Dec 21, 2012 Instagram has reverted to its original advertising […]

Facebook and Instagram’s New Ad Policy Change ‘Could Compromise Privacy for Teens’

21st Century Wire says… this story appeared only yesterday in the Washington Post, and it’s uncanny how neatly this ties into the Instagram riots in Sweden on the same day. It would be uncanny – unless you believe that’s it’s part of a larger step by step plan. Hegelian dialectic: Problem+Reaction=Solution… their solution, of course. This […]

European Regulator Forces Facebook to Change Its Data Policy

By Laura O’Reilly The privacy watchdog responsible for regulating Facebook in Europe is understood to have forced the social network to change one of its latest proposed policies that would see it blend user data with that of ‘Instagram’. The Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), which presides over the social network’s European headquarters in Dublin, […]