Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram

The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly using influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click … Read more…

The Ledger: IPOs to Rival Dotcom Bubble, Facebook ‘GlobalCoin’ Coming Soon, Billion-Dollar Blockchain Buybacks

2019 is poised to be the biggest year for U.S.-listed initial public offerings since the dotcom bubble. That was one of the findings in a piece I contributed to the recently published Fortune 500 issue of the magazine. As Kathleen … Read more…

Facebook designates some high-profile people as ‘dangerous’ and will purge them from its platforms

Facebook announced Thursday afternoon that it had designated some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who’s notorious for using anti-Semitic language, and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as “dangerous” and said it will be purging them from … Read more…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg On Facebook Changes: ‘The Future Is Private’ | NBC News

NBC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Facebook says it ‘unintentionally uploaded’ 1.5 million users’ email contacts without permission

Facebook said it used to have a step in the account verification process where some users had the option to confirm their email address and voluntarily import their email contacts onto the site. The process was redesigned but the function … Read more…

Former Facebook exec: ‘Zuckerberg is sitting on more data about what people want to do online than anyone else in the world’

Alex Stamos, Facebook's former chief security officer, said Zuckerberg is sitting on a whole lot of data about people's online decision making. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics deals direct from Samsung

Marijuana and CBD companies can’t advertise on Facebook and Google, so they’re getting creative

CBD and marijuana companies can't buy ads from Facebook and Google, but that doesn't mean they can't run effective marketing campaigns. They're turning to storytelling, event sponsorships and connecting with relevant content. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics … Read more…