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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 [...]

S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) has claimed that South Korea’s three major telecommunications companies — KT Corp., LG Uplus Corp., and SK Broadband Inc. — are discriminating against South Korean firms by collecting minimal fees from Google, Facebook, Netflix, and other foreign content providers for accessing their [...]

Facebook Certifies DoubleVerify to Manage Brand Safety

Facebook Certifies DoubleVerify to Manage Brand Safety

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — DoubleVerify (“DV”) the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, today announced that it has been certified for Facebook’s Brand Safety capability within the Facebook Marketing Partners (FMP) program. Certification will expand and deepen DV’s brand safety protection across Facebook’s in-stream video inventory, Instant Articles and [...]

70 pct of Online Video Viewers Discontent with Commercial Breaks

70 pct of Online Video Viewers Discontent with Commercial Breaks

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Around 70 percent of South Koreans using YouTube, Facebook and other online video-sharing platforms expressed discontent over commercials popping up in the middle of content, a survey showed Sunday, but only a small number claimed they are considering paying for ad-free services. According to the data compiled by local [...]