Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Around The Net

  • Search Warrants Force Tech Companies To Turn Over Search, Mobile, Social DataThe Guardian

    Apple and Google have been one of the biggest proponents of keeping mobile data safe, but sometimes law enforcement needs access to emails, social posts, location data, and text messages. A New York County district attorney report argues that Google and Apple should give law enforcement access to user smartphone data, and in a report details the methods for extracting information from smartphones and other Android or iOS devices with or without the owner's permission when served a search warrant. The report suggests Apple can reset a locked phone with physical access to the device, and Google can do a ... ...Read the whole story

YouTube Kids App Under Fire For Food And Bev Content

The YouTube Kids app for children under 12 is "awash with food and beverage marketing that you won't find on other media platforms for young children," according to a complaint filed at the Federal Trade Commission ...More

  • Amazing Zuck: A Song Of Social Media Grace

    In the United States, Thanksgiving is a day of.... well, giving thanks. It's also a time for tradition, whether that's being with family, eating turkey, watching football, or scrambling to finalize Black Friday campaigns. In the ...More

  • Instant Articles: Trojan Horse For Publishers

    With Instant Articles, introduced in May, Facebook packaged its network, with over one billion users worldwide, and offered publishers what at first glance seems like a golden goose - but is really a Trojan horse. ...More