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Facebook to target ads based on what mobile apps we use

Posted July 9, 2012 Do you use your Facebook account to log onto places like LinkedIn and Yelp from your phone? If so, get ready to start seeing ads in your mobile device’s Facebook News Feed that will be targeted based on your mobile app usage. Read the full story here. 

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Facebook ducks U.S. privacy questions

Posted January 11, 2012 Facebook seems to be digging themselves another privacy hole after just agreeing to a settlement to protect privacy with the FTC. Congressman Markey and Barton are accusing Facebook of dodging questions about how they track users when not using Facebook. Here’s the Naked Security article.

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Google admits to pocketing profits from ads on seamy sites

Posted January 11, 2012 Google has once again admitted to profiting from advertisements for illegal products and services. Recently the BBC exposed them for making money on bogus Olympic 2012 ticket sales. For more, check out the full story.

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