Facebook stalls in lawsuit alleging its facial recognition tech violates Illinois law

 An Illinois law is proving a thorn in Facebook’s side as a class action lawsuit, alleging mishandling of biometric information, moves toward trial. The latest developments in the case have the social network objecting against releasing or even admitting the existence of all manner of data, but the plaintiffs aren’t taking “objection” for an answer. […]

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Consumers Uncertain of the Validity of Social Commerce Transactions (Survey)

Despite its ups and downs, social commerce has experienced huge growth in recent years. While adoption among brands and certain consumers is on the rise, social commerce still faces significant roadblocks in the form of consumer sentiment and general reluctance. A report from Sumo Heavy Industries examined this continued resistance. According to the report, fifty […]

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Facebook is incredibly thirsty for your eyeballs this New Year’s Eve

App notifications-they’re bad! But app notifications that are basically advertisements? Actually the worst! Facebook doesn’t care. It’s urging users of Messenger, one of the social network’s Snapchat clones, to open the app and enjoy a variety of “festive frames and stickers” this New Year’s Eve. SEE ALSO: Facebook Messenger’s latest attempt to hijack your social […]

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