Facebook is tracking children's personal data

Facebook is still tracking children's personal data

Facebook is tracking children's personal data
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Facebook is still tracking children's personal data, despite the announcement of changes to its advertising rules for children in July this year. Facebook, which has now changed its name to Meta, is promoting its ad delivery system. This is revealed in the new research. The only difference is that Facebook's targeting of children is optimized by a highly trained artificial intelligence (AI) delivery system, according to a new report by non-profits Fairplay, Global Action Plan, and Reset Australia. Facebook's policy for advertising The system could actually be worse for children given the predictive power of AI, researchers argued. Facebook 'heard from youth advocates' about these concerns on July 27 Claiming to have had announced changes to its advertising rules for children. Facebook said, "We agree with them,

They reasoned, "data-driven advertising can be more confusing to children than traditional advertising and can increase business pressure. This can lead to frustration and conflict between parents", speculating that By the time a child turns 13, advertisers have more than 70.2 million data points about him, and the child surveillance advertising industry is valued at over $1 billion. The impact of advertising on children Facebook has faced severe international criticism for its child surveillance advertising practices. Earlier this year youth advocates in Australia and the US highlighted that Facebook's targeting processes allowed advertisers to target children interested in alcohol, gambling, and weight loss. After former Facebook employee and whistleblower Francis Hogen testified before the US Congress that Instagram could negatively impact teen mental health, then Facebook-owned Instagram last month said it would soon protect teens from harmful content. will introduce two new tools for The research team said, "Facebook should bring more transparency about the effects of its recent rule changes in advertising for teens and clarify whether this is an improvement for children? It appears that youth's personal data are still being cut to bring them into a stream of even more personalized advertising with all the associated risks" Then-Facebook-owned Instagram said last month that it would soon introduce two new tools to protect teens from harmful content. The research team said, "Facebook should bring more transparency about the effects of its recent rule changes in advertising for teens and clarify whether this is an improvement for children? It appears that youth's personal data are still being cut to bring them into a stream of even more personalized advertising with all the associated risks" Then-Facebook-owned Instagram said last month that it would soon introduce two new tools to protect teens from harmful content. The research team said, "Facebook should bring more transparency about the effects of its recent rule changes in advertising for teens and clarify whether this is an improvement for children? It appears that youth's personal data are still being cut to bring them into a stream of even more personalized advertising with all the associated risks" Facebook should bring more transparency about the effects of its recent rule changes in advertising for teens and clarify whether this is a fix for kids. It appears that youth personal data is still being harvested to bring them into a stream of even more personalized advertising with all the associated risks." Facebook should bring more transparency about the effects of its recent rule changes in advertising for teens and clarify whether this is a fix for kids. It appears that youth personal data is still being harvested to bring them into a stream of even more personalized advertising with all the associated risks."