Fake news ‘threat to democracy’ report gets...
The UK government has rejected a parliamentary committee’s call for a levy on social media firms to fund digital...
YouTube CEO says EU’s new copyright legislation...
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki published her quarterly letter to creators today, which included very strong language...
Facebook hires former UK Lib Dem leader, Nick...
Facebook has confirmed it has hired the former leader of the UK’s former third largest political party —...
Call for social media adtech to be probed by UK...
A British Conservative politician, who has called repeatedly for Mark Zuckerberg to come to parliament to answer...
Building a great startup requires more than...
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Facebook rolls out checks for UK political ads
Facebook has announced it rolled out a system of checks on political ads run on its platform in the UK which requires...
China’s fast-rising Bullet Messenger hit with...
Bullet Messenger, a fast-rising Chinese messaging upstart that’s gunning to take on local behemoth, WeChat,...
Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the...
It’s been just over four months since Europe’s tough new privacy framework came into force. You might...
Zuckerberg must face public scrutiny over latest...
UK members of parliament have once again called for Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to travel to the country...
Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy
At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up...
What Instagram users need to know about...
Even if you never log into Facebook itself these days, the other apps and services you use might be impacted by...
Yes Facebook is using your 2FA phone number to...
Facebook has confirmed it does in fact use phone numbers that users provided it for security purposes to also target...
Mode raises $3M Series A to put sensor data in...
True Ventures has led the $3 million round for Mode, a real-time database that gives companies instant access to...
Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to...
It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the...
Facebook is hiring a director of human rights...
Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or...
Europe to push for one-hour takedown law for...
The European Union’s executive body is doubling down on its push for platforms to pre-filter the Internet,...
Facebook is opening its first data center in Asia
Facebook is opening its first data center in Asia. The company announced today that it is planning an 11-story building...
Justice Department’s threat to social media...
Never has it been so clear that the attorneys charged with enforcing the laws of the country have a complete disregard...
Highlights from the Senate Intelligence hearing...
Another day, another political grilling for social media platform giants. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s...
Facebook users becoming more cautious and...
Ahead of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifying before Congress later today, where she will be questioned alongside...