As a result of third-party data mishandling and GDPR regulations, Facebook has been discontinuing the use of select third party data as a targeting source for advertisers.
By now you’ve most likely heard of the Cambridge Analytica data breach from Facebook. For those who haven’t, it was determined that since 2014 the political consulting firm collected personally identifiable information from about 87 million Facebook users, gained through Facebook’s “This Is Your Digital Life” app. The data was allegedly used to attempt to influence voter opinion on behalf of politicians who hired them.
Have you ever wondered why Facebook removed a post from its platform? And how the company decides what content should be removed or kept? Well look no further – Facebook has just released its Community Standards that the company’s content reviewers use to make these tough decisions.