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Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:05 AM

How social casinos leverage Facebook user data to target vulnerable gamblers

Every year, more people are playing games on their phones, and a category of apps called social casinos has quickly become a multi-billion dollar industry. But are game developers targeting vulnerable users, with Facebook’s help and massive trove of personal data? Nate Halverson of Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting has the story of this treacherous platform for addiction.


https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-social-casinos-leverage-facebook-user-data-to-target-vulnerable-gamblers

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douglas9 Aug 14 OP
flying_wahini Aug 16 #1
Stuart G Aug 19 #2

Response to douglas9 (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 12:23 PM

1. Lord, she spent $8000 the First month for a game!?!?!?!

There are no words.

And then went back and spent more?

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Mon Aug 19, 2019, 09:17 PM

2. I guess we have all heard of GA..Gambler's Anonymous. ?

If you know someone like this, send him/her to GA. These people have been there, and they can help.

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