Facebook plans crackdown on ad targeting by email without consent

Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now TechCrunch has learned Facebook will launch a certification...

South Park slams Facebook for selling fake news

“I make money from Facebook for my fake content in order to pay Facebook to promote my fake stories” said…Professor Chaos in one of the...

Facebook vows to manually review ad targeting after ‘Jew-Haters’ scandal

Facebook failed to foresee how turning user-written interests and employer information from profiles into ad targeting options could turn offensive. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has...

Facebook could soon let users block certain types of ads

Facebook is running a new experiment that allows people to turn off select ads that they deem upsetting. The changes are part of a wider update to the social network's...

APLICATIONS

India’s Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more...

India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round...