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9:30 AM ET, March 26, 2018

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BBC:
Facebook took out full-page ads, signed by Mark Zuckerberg, in several major US and UK newspapers on Sunday to apologize for Cambridge Analytica data leak  —  Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has taken out full-page adverts in several UK and US Sunday newspapers to apologise for the firm's recent data privacy scandal.
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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Tim Cook says that some well-crafted privacy regulations may be necessary; Zuckerberg acknowledged Facebook may need to be regulated in CNN interview this week  —  Apple's CEO says the Cambridge Analytica controversy is “dire”  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook, long an staunch advocate for consumer privacy …
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
By claiming that Facebook was not aware of a widespread misuse of user data by outside developers, Mark Zuckerberg sends a message that he thinks we are idiots  —  Surprise: Thanks to the Cambridge Analytica revelations, we're finding out that Facebook allowed a much broader and deeper prostitution …
Andy Kroll / Mother Jones:
Sources on how Cambridge Analytica milked Mercer-backed GOP candidates, including Cruz campaign, which paid $5.8M and compared the firm to a Ponzi scheme
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
A week after Cambridge Analytica and despite #deletefacebook, Facebook app installs did not drop, no big advertisers quit, and analysts recommend buying the dip
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook has been contacting ad agencies and trade bodies to reassure them that customer data is being protected in light of Cambridge Analytica news
K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
Despite YouTube's efforts, investigation reveals YouTube Kids is still awash with violent and age-inappropriate videos, with some discovered via recommendations  —  Children's search terms on YouTube are still awash with bizarre and sometimes disturbing bootleg content.  Can anything be done to stem the tide?
Facebook:
Facebook is rolling out its feature showing more stories from local news sources in News Feed, available in US since January, globally to all countries  —  By Alex Hardiman, Head of News Product, and Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships  —  Local news helps people connect to their communities …
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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify issues guidance for 2018 ahead of IPO: subs 96M, up 36% YoY, revenue $6.9B, up 30% YoY, operating losses $409M, down from $500M, and more  —  Ahead of its IPO, the streaming service offers its first-ever guidance: Revenue, subs, margins will be up, operating losses will go down
Garett Sloane / Ad Age:
Sources: HQ Trivia landed a $3M deal to promote three Warner Bros. movies, starting with Ready Player One, will announce $250K jackpot with sponsorship tie-in  —  The popular live game show app HQ Trivia has bagged its first sponsor in Warner Bros., which will lead to the biggest prize pool players …
Arun Kakar / Press Gazette:
BBC opens Lagos news bureau in Nigeria, creating 100 jobs, and will launch a new training scheme to mentor West African talent  —  The BBC has opened an official news bureau in Lagos, which will serve as the home for three new services in Nigerian language Igbo, Pidgin and Yoruba regions.
Tim Peterson / Digiday:
Hulu starts opening up more of its limited inventory to advertisers, says time users spent on its ad-supported service increased 50% YoY  —  The old saying that “no one ever got fired for buying IBM” could also apply to ads on Hulu.  But for years, Hulu has limited the amount of inventory available to advertisers.
Anika Gupta / The Membership Puzzle Project:
A look at present and future public radio membership strategies in the age of on-demand content and how a growing demand for quality content can drive donations  —  Illustration by Leon Postma, De Correspondent  —  When Lauren Bracey Scheidt, senior product manager for listener journey …
 
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