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Decision: ads for face masks will come back on Facebook

Facebook will partially lift the advertising ban on face masks. Thus, third-party businesses will have the possibility to advertise cloth masks. Also, they could promote other non-medical face coverings, such as bandanas. Face masks shortage determined the ban…
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Facebook labels ads and news from state-controlled media

Facebook labels ads and news on the platform coming from publications that may be under the influence of a government. The new Facebook labels will affect ads The new elements are… labels. They will appear globally in the Ad Library Page view, on Pages, and…
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The hidden secret about online ads: your personal data

The hidden secret that you may not be aware of regarding ads is the way publishers collect and use your data. This helps them make more money and load your browser with more ads. How it works Each time you search for something on Google or access a website…
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How to discover scams with Google's new website?

The search giant decided to help users discover scams with a new website. Google announced Scamspotter.org, where anyone can learn how to spot fraud schemes, during the pandemic. Google said that Scamspotter can reveal dishonest schemes, such as false stimulus, fake…
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Chrome 83: the first steps to block third-party cookies

The newest version of Chrome will block third-party cookies. With the release of Chrome 83, Google also comes with this feature in Incognito mode, where users come for a more private browsing experience. In this mode, Chrome doesn’t save users’ browsing…
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Tracking users becomes history with new search engine

Startpage search engine serves ads without tracking users via cookies. The private search engine has become an option for the Vivaldi browser. The solution might be extremely useful for those users concerned about the way big companies use the data they collect using…
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Facebook Shops will bring even more ads on the platform

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Shops, when online shopping becomes the main solution for most of us. Facebook’s announcement is not hiding that this option comes “as many businesses are creating and strengthening their digital presence.” So, this might…
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Learn how to avoid the online pandemic that we face

An online pandemic also occurred during the COVID 19 crisis. Google, for instance, announced that it discovered more than 18 million daily malware and phishing emails just in one week. They came besides the 240 million spam messages related to the new coronavirus. What…