Facebook Helps Advertisers Feed on Teen's Emotions - Guiding Tech (blog)

It's no secret that Facebook, the biggest social media network with over 1.8 billion users and growing, funds its operations mainly from the revenue generated from serving advertisements on the platform, but a new leaked document shows the grim side of ...

Facebook knows when you feel 'insecure' or 'worthless' -- but denies serving targeted ads based on your emotions - Business Insider Australia

Facebook is investigating how confidential research detailing its ability to track the emotional states of users did not comply with its internal review procedures. The Australian cited a leaked internal company document marked “confidential” to accuse ...

Facebook's Australian operation rocked by allegations targeting vulnerable youth - Xinhua

SYDNEY, May 1 (Xinhua) -- The Australian operation of social media giant Facebook came under fire on Monday, after internal documents revealed they were targeting vulnerable young Australians with their advertising. In a document obtained by The ...

Facebook accused of targeting 'insecure' children and young people, leaked report shows - Mashable

Facebook's algorithms are collecting data on young Australian and New Zealander's emotional states, because advertising. Image: vicky leta/mashable. 2016%2f07%2f19%2f6e%2f201607198b1936625 10156389758275077 331978264969111.e2f15 ...

Leaked document reveals Facebook conducted research to target emotionally vulnerable and insecure youth - NEWS.com.au

A SECRET document shows in scary detail how Facebook can exploit the insecurities of teenagers using the platform. Nick Whighamnews.com.au@NWWHIGHAM · news.com.au. May 1, 20171:17pm. Picture: Justin Sullivan. FACEBOOK has come under fire ...

Facebook rejects claims it targets 'insecure' teens - MuMbrella

Facebook has rejected reports it targets vulnerable people with ads based on their emotional state after The Australian revealed a research paper purporting to set out the practice. While Facebook has admitted the existence of the document, it said the ...

Facebook is providing advertisers data to target Aussies as young as 14 at their most vulnerable - Herald Sun

SOCIAL network site Facebook is providing advertisers with data to target Aussies as young as 14 at their most vulnerable moments, secret internal documents show. The Australian today reports that Facebook is using sophisticated algorithms that ...