Mark Zuckerberg may be broke in 28 days

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Re: Mark Zuckerberg may be broke in 28 days

Post by Doc » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:13 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:49 am
BTW, given the subject of this thread, is Zuckerberg broke yet? ;)

Not yet though he certain has less wealth than he did a month ago.
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Umm, no

Post by Milo » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:43 pm

4:24 PM ET Wed, 25 April 2018 | 01:42

Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue well above expectations on Wednesday, as it made more ad money from each user despite recent scandals.

The number of daily users on the platform also appeared to bounce back, indicating steady engagemen
t despite backlash surrounding the leak of personal information to firms such as Cambridge Analytica. Shares jumped about 6 percent after the results were released.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/25/faceboo ... -2018.html

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Re: Umm, no

Post by Doc » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:09 pm

Milo wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:43 pm
4:24 PM ET Wed, 25 April 2018 | 01:42

Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue well above expectations on Wednesday, as it made more ad money from each user despite recent scandals.

The number of daily users on the platform also appeared to bounce back, indicating steady engagemen
t despite backlash surrounding the leak of personal information to firms such as Cambridge Analytica. Shares jumped about 6 percent after the results were released.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/25/faceboo ... -2018.html
This scandal started in the last 10 days of the last month of the first quarter. So either a cooked story or cooked books.
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Re: Umm, no

Post by Milo » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:07 pm

Doc wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:09 pm
Milo wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:43 pm
4:24 PM ET Wed, 25 April 2018 | 01:42

Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue well above expectations on Wednesday, as it made more ad money from each user despite recent scandals.

The number of daily users on the platform also appeared to bounce back, indicating steady engagemen
t despite backlash surrounding the leak of personal information to firms such as Cambridge Analytica. Shares jumped about 6 percent after the results were released.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/25/faceboo ... -2018.html
This scandal started in the last 10 days of the last month of the first quarter. So either a cooked story or cooked books.
Or privacy is like the environment: everybody says it's important but practically nobody will actually expend the slightest bit of effort about it.

You correctly point out that it's early days but my experience tells me that practically nobody really cares about privacy.

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Re: Umm, no

Post by Doc » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:58 pm

Milo wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:07 pm
Doc wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:09 pm
Milo wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:43 pm
4:24 PM ET Wed, 25 April 2018 | 01:42

Facebook reported quarterly earnings and revenue well above expectations on Wednesday, as it made more ad money from each user despite recent scandals.

The number of daily users on the platform also appeared to bounce back, indicating steady engagemen
t despite backlash surrounding the leak of personal information to firms such as Cambridge Analytica. Shares jumped about 6 percent after the results were released.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/25/faceboo ... -2018.html
This scandal started in the last 10 days of the last month of the first quarter. So either a cooked story or cooked books.
Or privacy is like the environment: everybody says it's important but practically nobody will actually expend the slightest bit of effort about it.

You correctly point out that it's early days but my experience tells me that practically nobody really cares about privacy.

I know a lot of people that quit Facebook. Wasn't face book once caught lying about the number of people liking ads?

https://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/facebo ... kes-fraud/

Facebook has no straight forward means to apply for refunds and it is estimated that ~40% of ad clicks are click fraud.

It would be extremely easy for Facebook to cheat.
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