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Cambridge Analytica reportedly planned a cryptocurrency

Cambridge Analytica reportedly planned a cryptocurrency Cambridge Analytica reportedly planned a cryptocurrency
Sandra Phillips | 19 April, 2018, 03:35

Facebook is facing a serious outrage due to its data theft issue which forced Facebook developers to make some changes in the app and website to strengthen the data privacy. But apart from these kinds of visible indicators, Facebook also offers ads and analytics tools to websites and apps, and even in these cases, Facebook can track you, even if you possibly don't see any Facebook branding or widgets on the website. He further commented that; Many companies offer these types of services and, like Facebook, they also get information from the apps and sites that use them. The report literally goes back to 2014, when a Russian origin academic at Cambridge University Aleksandr Kogan has created a Facebook app which use to pay the users for taking up a psychological test.

Google was also not left behind and was targeted by the social media giant, claiming that the tech giant also utilized a popular analytics service.

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the US Congress last week, the company on Tuesday tried to clarify on questions how it collects data when people are not directly using the website or app.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) - Stock under Review
Hsbc Public Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT). Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. (NYSE:AIR) to report earnings on July, 10.

Express Scripts Holding Company, (NASDAQ: ESRX), Endo International plc, (NASDAQ: ENDP)
The Pennsylvania-based Valley National Advisers has invested 0.01% in Express Scripts Holding Company ( NASDAQ : ESRX ). A stock with a ratio of under 1.0 would be undervalued and a stock with a PEG over 1.0 would be considered over valued.

Shares in Philip Morris International (PM) Purchased by Certified Advisory Corp
Wolverine Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Philip Morris International in the 4th quarter valued at $126,000. (NYSE:PM). Chemical Bank's holdings in Philip Morris International were worth $1,965,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

"There are three main ways in which Facebook uses the information we get from other websites and apps: Providing our services to these sites or apps; improving safety and security on Facebook; and enhancing our own products and services". In fact, most websites and apps send the same information to multiple companies each time you visit them. Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn all have similar Like and Share buttons to help people share things on their services. "And Amazon, Google and Twitter all offer login features", Facebook said.

So once Facebook - and these other platforms - have your data, how are they using it? Options traders have taken notice of the stock rebound: the cost of protecting against declines in Facebook shares are at the lowest level since February, before the Cambridge Analytica scandal roiled the stock in March.

ZA second Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has said she believes the number of Facebook users whose data was compromised by the firm and others is "much greater" than the 87m previously thought.

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