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Facebook in the News

May 5, 2010

Facebook efforts hint at growing ad clout: Alexei Oreskovic, Globe and Mail, May 3, 2010.
Facebook’s Open Graph project integrates itself into third-party sites. But, “all that social activity vastly expands Facebook’s trove of data about users — information that can improve marketers’ ability to reach consumers that share specific interests or traits.”

Profile of Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Jacquie McNish, The Globe and Mail, April 30, 2010.

Privacy police take aim at social media giants, Jacquie McNish and Omar El Akkad, The Globe and Mail, April 21, 2010.
“Seenior officials from 10 international privacy regulators, including Canada, told a Washington press conference that they have agreed to jointly investigate, audit and penalize companies that violate privacy laws across national borders.”

Electronic Frontier Foundation. Facebook’s Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline. (April 28, 2010).

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