Topic: Cambridge analytica
Twitter’s policies make it increasingly challenging and costly for researchers to access historical tweets.
More than a decade into era of prevalent social networks & smartphones, people still can’t make informed choices about how to safely conduct their lives online.
It will be difficult for Facebook to regain the trust of its customers after it reported a security flaw that affected almost 50 million accounts.
Instagram founders leaving is terrible optics for Facebook just when it was trying to present a picture of confidence after 2 years in crises.
The investigative agency initiated a preliminary enquiry last month against Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research after Centre's request.
OP Rawat noted that "machinations" of data theft, data harvesting and fake news pose a potent threat to the electoral process in the country.
After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is enhancing privacy standards, especially with regard to developer relationships.
Restrictions on data mining will stop researchers from using data beyond the requirements of their projects.
Since Twitter went public, its stock price relative to earnings generally has been lower than Facebook's. Now it's not.
An Indian armed with a cellphone leaves an enormous digital print. Concerns regarding data privacy and mining of personal information are legitimate.