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Facebook’s Blurred Age Reality & its Impact on Privacy of Minors

Age 19 = Age 16, Age 16 = Age 13, Age 13 = Age 10 on Facebook As Facebook presents its advertising reach, people have noticed some interesting “anomalies,” namely the amount of young users that Facebook represents in the younger demographics exceed those represented by the U.S. census. Why is this important? In his […]

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Political Ad Verification on Facebook as Outlined is Not Exactly Complete

Tuesday, while listening to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, it occurred to me that Facebook could potentially require some level of individual verification that includes the verification of an electronically submitted government document and a geolocation process, like government data or the voter file. While there is value in submitting an electronic copy of […]

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Thoughts from Know Identity 2018

What a conference! A round of applause to the One World Identity team and CEO Travis Jarae for delivering such engaging content, including keynote speakers Scott Galloway, David Birch and Steve Wilson. These speakers – and many more – really challenged the identity community to assess the definition of online identity and how the global […]

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How secure is your Social Security number? The future of SSNs and online identity

A data breach can ruin your company’s reputation and cost you billions of dollars – just ask one of the estimated 16.7 million Americans impacted last year. According to a 2018 Identity Fraud study by Javelin Strategy & Research, more SSNs were stolen than credit card numbers in 2017. After all, you can do anything […]

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UK Age Verification takes Center Stage in Adult Entertainment Market

UK Age Verification takes Center Stage in Adult Entertainment Market

Field reporting from the Adult Entertainment Conferences XBIZ LA and AVN InterNext Aristotle Integrity recently attended XBIZ 2018 in West Hollywood and AVN InterNext 2018 in Las Vegas, two of the biggest business conferences for the Adult Entertainment market. Both conferences had a diverse range of attendees, including industry professionals from adult sites, payment processors, […]

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For Children, a Lie on Facebook Has Consequences, Study Finds

A federal law intended to protect children’s privacy may unwittingly lead them to reveal too much on Facebook, a provocative new academic study shows, in the latest example of how difficult it is to regulate the digital lives of minors.

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New Rules on Kids' Web Ads

Social networks and Internet advertisers are likely to face new restrictions on how they interact with children on the Web.

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The New Twitter Age Verification System Exposed

From cyber-bullying to Operation Rescue, efforts at keeping kids safe online have known some admirable allies over the years. Can that same spirit of protecting innocent youths be used then by spirits brands and marketers of “adult products” too?

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Uneven Results Greet Social Networks, Like Facebook, Scanning for Sexual Predators

On March 9 of this year, a piece of Facebook software spotted something suspicious. Facebook's extensive but little-discussed technology for scanning postings and chats for criminal activity automatically flagged the conversation for employees

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Congressmen Voice Concerns About Facebook Plans

Two congressmen voiced concerns Monday following a Wall Street Journal report that Facebook was exploring ways to let kids join the social network without lying about their age.

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