General Motors late Monday confirmed that it is pulling its advertising from Facebook because it determined paid ads had little impact on consumers.
(AP) -- Myspace, the once mighty social network, settled a privacy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to submit to privacy audits over the next 20 years.
Yahoo! on Thursday said that it will soon add a tool to its websites that allows visitors to signal that they don't want their online activity tracked for ad targeting or other ends.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) called for Internet users to be given an easy-to-use "Do Not Track" feature in a report released on Monday backing tighter online privacy laws.
The New York Times said Tuesday it was cutting back on free access to its online content, as it announced gains in paid subscriptions to its news website.
A former Google executive went public on Tuesday with a lament that the Internet star has become obsessed with advertising and seizing the online social networking crown from Facebook.
The Obama administration is calling for stronger privacy protections for consumers as mobile gadgets, Internet services and other tools are able to do a better job of tracking what you do and where you go.
(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. says net income rose 12 percent in the final quarter of 2011, as revenue inched higher amid company cost cutting.