• Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Signal CEO Moxie Marlinspike.
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    Signal said it tried to buy Instagram ads that would show users how Facebook targets them.
    The ads would display personal information about users that Facebook uses when targeting ads.
    But Signal said Facebook responded by shutting its account down.
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    Facebook blocked ads that Signal wanted to buy that would show Instagram users the data that Facebook collects from them, according to the encrypted messaging company. In a blog post entitled "The Instagram ads Facebook won't...
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