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Meta Withdraws Plan to Deny Access to Users Refusing to Accept New Privacy Policy Update

Meta Withdraws Plan to Deny Access to Users Refusing to Accept New Privacy Policy Update

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Meta, the operator of Facebook, on Thursday withdrew a controversial plan to deny access to users of its famous platform if they do not accept the terms of its privacy policy update, a government official said. The decision came as the Personal Information Protection Commission has been looking into [...]

Personal Info Watchdog Looking into Legality of Meta’s Privacy Policy Update

Personal Info Watchdog Looking into Legality of Meta’s Privacy Policy Update

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Personal Information Protection Commission is looking into whether the upcoming privacy policy update by Meta, the operator of Facebook, runs afoul of domestic law and will take action if any irregularities are found, officials said Friday. Meta has since late May sent out notifications to South Korean users [...]

Facebook Recommended to Pay 300,000-won Compensation per Victim over Personal Data Breach

Facebook Recommended to Pay 300,000-won Compensation per Victim over Personal Data Breach

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The state watchdog on personal information protection on Friday recommended the operator of Facebook to pay 300,000 won (US$256.70) in compensation to each of 181 users demanding damages for the provision of their personal information to third parties without consent. The recommendation to Meta Platforms, Inc. was made by [...]

JobDiva Makes Hiring More Efficient by Integrating with Jobs on Facebook

JobDiva Makes Hiring More Efficient by Integrating with Jobs on Facebook

NEW YORK, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) — JobDiva is proud to announce an integration with Jobs on Facebook—one of the first integrations of its kind. Jobs on Facebook makes it simple for employers and recruiters to post jobs, manage applications and communicate with candidates more easily. By synchronizing job openings, JobDiva’s integration with Jobs on [...]

S. Korean Firm Launches Real-time Integration Partnership with Facebook

S. Korean Firm Launches Real-time Integration Partnership with Facebook

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Cafe24, a provider of web hosting and e-commerce solutions, said Tuesday it had launched a real-time integration partnership with Facebook Shops. Facebook Shops refers to an e-commerce service that integrates shopping malls with Facebook and Instagram. If users click the button below production information updated by Facebook or Instagram, [...]

S. Korea Fines Facebook 6.7 bln Won for Sharing Users’ Info Without Consent

S. Korea Fines Facebook 6.7 bln Won for Sharing Users’ Info Without Consent

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s information watchdog on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc. 6.7 billion won (US$6 million) for passing information of at least 3.3 million South Koreans to other companies in its first crackdown on the U.S. tech giant. The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) said Facebook violated the country’s personal information [...]