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Twitter fined $150m in US for selling users' data
- Twitter in the US must pay a $150m (£119m) fine after law enforcement officials accused it of illegally using users' data to help sell targeted ads. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice say Twitter violated an agreement it had with regulators, court documents showed. Twitter had vowed to not give personal information like phone numbers and email addresses to advertisers. Federal ...

Google Hit With UK Antitrust Probe Into Ad-Technology Roles
- The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced Thursday another investigation into Google for potential antitrust abuse in connection with its advertising technology. This is the second investigation by the CMA into Google's advertising practices. The first centered on a deal between Google and Facebook in March. It also launched an investigation into Google's privacy strategy, Sandbox, after receiving ...

Meta rewrites privacy policy but says it won't collect data in 'new ways'
- As it occasionally does, the company formerly known as Facebook has produced a new revision of its Terms of Service and updated its privacy policy. The old Facebook Data Policy is now Meta's Privacy Policy , rewritten "to make it easier to understand and to reflect the latest products we offer." With this revision, Meta "is not collecting, using or sharing your data in new ways based on this policy update and we ...