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Facebook to phase out third-party data targeting, pause app review

Thursday 29 March 2018 | 10:04 CET | News
Facebook has announced the closure of "Partner Categories", a product enabling advertisers to use information from third-party providers to target specific customers on the social network. The move is part of the company's ongoing evaluation of its data practices in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. "While this is common industry practice, we believe this step, winding down over the next six months, will help improve people's privacy on Facebook," said the company in a short statement.

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