Facebook has apologised for reportedly allowing advertisers to target emotionally vulnerable people as young as 14, as a 23-page leaked document obtained by The Australian revealed.
According to the news outlet, the document prepared by two top Australian Facebook executives uses algorithms to collect data (via posts, pictures, and reactions) on the emotional state of 6.4 million "high schoolers," "tertiary students," and "young Australians and New Zealanders … in the workforce," indicating "moments when young people need a confidence boost."
In other words, data says they feel "worthless" or "insecure" and are therefore well-positioned to receive an advertiser’s message. Read more
High school wouldn't have been the same without painful memories of the circle game.
You'll know the one: Someone tries to get you to look at something below their waist, but it turns out to their hand — with their index finger and thumb arranged into a circle — meaning you're in store for a jab on the shoulder.
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While most of us have grown up and forgot about it, a dude by the name of Alex Macleod who was a contestant on Millionaire Hot Seat in Australia on Apr.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is in talks with Blackstone Group LP about submitting an offer to buy Tribune Media Co, one of the largest U. S. television station operators, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Blackstone, the largest manager of private equity and real estate assets, would provide the cash, while Fox, the owner of Fox News Channel and other assets, would provide the TV stations for the joint venture, according to one of the sources.
Another source, also speaking on condition of anonymity, said bids are due on Thursday.
Representatives for Tribune Media and Blackstone declined to comment.
VarietyFox Reportedly in Talks With Blackstone to Launch Joint Bid for Tribune MediaVarietyTwenty-First Century Fox is in talks with private equity firm Blackstone to launch a bid to acquire Tribune Media, according to a report in the Financial Times on Sunday evening. Per the report, which cites two sources familiar with negotiations, Fox
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