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Facebook will no longer use 2FA phone numbers for friend suggestions – Marketing Article

(Reuters) — Facebook will no longer feed user phone numbers provided to it for two-factor authentication into its “people you may know” feature, as part of a wide-ranging overhaul of its privacy practices, the company told Reuters. Revelations last year that Facebook was using personal data obtained for two-factor authentication to serve advertisements enraged privacy advocates, who called the practice deceptive and said it eroded trust in an essential digital security tool. It had already stopped allowing those phone numbers…

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Hootsuite taps Proofpoint for AI-powered predictive compliance tool – Marketing Article

Social media management platform Hootsuite and enterprise security company Proofpoint have partnered to ensure social media posts don’t hurt your brand. Hootsuite Enterprise customers who also subscribe to Proofpoint Social Syndicate can now access a new Predictive Compliance feature in Hootsuite’s dashboard. The AI-powered feature is designed to help companies in heavily regulated industries. Hootsuite’s social media management platform has 18 million users. Some of its largest customers have compliance and regulatory requirements — real-time compliance verification is meant to…

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Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall – Marketing Article

Facebook’s Portal division will introduce multiple new devices this fall, Facebook VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said at the Code conference in Phoenix, Arizona. CNBC first reported the news and a company spokesperson that VentureBeat followed up with declined to provide more details. Portal and Portal+ devices for Facebook Messenger video calls and conversations with Amazon AI assistant Alexa made their debut in October 2018 with 15- and 10-inch screens. Alongside the devices, Facebook created the Portal unit as part…

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