The industry will begin the next decade with 25 times as much digital data worldwide as when this past decade began, according to Brad Smith, Microsoft president.
ThreadBeast has made a name for itself by building personas and using them to target ads and clothing brands to consumers.
Thousands of apps in the U.S. Google Play Store still bypass permissions to collect user data, according to findings from a recent study that reinforces concerns over the ways companies manage and protect user privacy.
Facebook will create a new process that diverts advertisers offering housing, employment, or credit opportunities to a system with more defined targeting options, so customers are more likely to convert.
About 92% of major news sites in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Germany have active ad trackers that send readers behavioral data across international borders, mostly to Russia.