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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 [...]

Facebook Ruling Sets Favorable Precedent for Global Content Providers

Facebook Ruling Sets Favorable Precedent for Global Content Providers

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court’s siding with Facebook over its responsibility for slower data connection puts the onus on network operators, setting a favorable precedent for global IT firms when negotiating network usage fees with local telcos, market watchers said Friday. The Seoul Administrative Court on Thursday ruled in favor [...]