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Facebook’s dating app rollout in Europe is delayed after regulators raise questions about data privacy

Facebook recently launched its in-app dating feature in the United States, and was scheduled to launch it in Europe the day before Valentine's Day.

Tech companies are at the center of a major shift in the relationship between workers, consumers, and businesses — and executives are reacting

As new business models redefine workers and consumers' relationships with companies, executives are taking notice.

Most Americans fear they’ve lost control of their personal information, as Facebook and Google continue to dominate the online ad market

Americans are concerned and confused about data privacy even as tech companies continue making money selling users' personal data to advertisers.
US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Edward Snowden says big tech firms like Amazon, Google and Facebook have business models that are tantamount to ‘abuse’

The American whistleblower was speaking at the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Monday.
Bryan Kennedy, CEO of Epsilon.

The 10 companies helping marketers with privacy, Medium taking on Apple News, Comscore recalibrates, and Quibi’s high-profile exec departure

Companies like BritePool and Epsilon are capitalizing on marketers' need to prepare for privacy regulations.
Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Apple CEO Tim Cook mourns the death of Europe’s top data cop Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli was instrumental in overseeing the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation in Europe.
A Marriott hotel in San Francisco, California.

Marriott gets slammed with $123 million fine after a major data breach exposed the personal data of 339 million hotel guests

Marriott inherited a data breach that started in 2014 in Starwood's database when it bought the company in 2016. The breach was discovered in 2018.
Prince Harry gives an interview on camera after Meghan Markle gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy they named Archie.

Prince Harry won a legal battle with the paparazzi using Europe’s GDPR privacy law — and it gives the royals a powerful new weapon against...

Prince Harry won a legal dispute with Splash News, a photo agency which used a helicopter to take pictures inside his home.

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users’ email contacts, experts say

Experts say that because Facebook didn't get consent from users, it may have violated US and EU laws.

A UK regulator just proposed banning minors from using the ‘Like’ button on Facebook or Instagram

The Information Commissioner's Office has proposed a rule that would restrict people under 18 from using the "like" button on Facebook or Instagram.