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