Report: Facebook helped advertisers target teens who feel “worthless”


“Facebook’s document offers a litany of teen emotional states that the company claims it can estimate based on how teens use the service, including ‘worthless,’ ‘insecure,’ ‘defeated,’ ‘anxious,’ ‘silly,’ ‘useless,’ ‘stupid,’ ‘overwhelmed,’ ‘stressed,’ and ‘a failure.’”


Facebook admits fault over children ad sales tactics

“Matt Warren, professor of cyber security and deputy director of Deakin University’s Centre for Cyber Security Research, said privacy issues on Facebook were immense, and parents needed to be aware the platform was not safe.”

“When someone joins Facebook, they more or less give their consent for them to control anything. There is no right to privacy … when you use social media.”