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Twitter: We accidentally used security data to target users with ads

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

Twitter does not know how many people were impacted by the error.

Real-time bidding, a thriving ad targeting technique, is becoming a GDPR dilemma

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

U.S. advertisers spent an estimated $23.5 billion on the tactic last year, up from $6.4 billion in 2014.

Twitter says bug gave ad partner access to iOS users' location information

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The company says it intended to remove location data from within advertisers' reach, even if it didn't.

How scammers made ad fraud a billion-dollar criminal industry

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Online ad fraud has become so profitable that malware creators and botnet masters are developing new programs and theft techniques in order to keep making a profit.

Ukrainian national accused of spreading millions of malicious ads by posing as a CEO

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

A U.S. Department of Justice indictment does not specify how much money the conspiracy yielded.

How China used Western social media for a late-2018 charm offensive

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Xinhua, People’s Daily and others sought to subtly manipulate public opinion in the U.S. by promoting flattering images of Chinese culture, including tourist destinations and panda bears.

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