Facebook found hosting masses of far right EU...
A multi-month hunt for political disinformation spreading on Facebook in Europe suggests there are concerted efforts to...
GDPR adtech complaints keep stacking up in Europe
It’s a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and leaky adtech is...
Amazon leads $575M investment in Deliveroo
Amazon is taking a slice of Europe’s food delivery market after the U.S. e-commerce giant led a $575 million...
When it comes to elections, Facebook moves slow,...
This week, Facebook invited a small group of journalists — which didn’t include TechCrunch — to look...
Africa Roundup: Jumia’s IPO, DHL launches...
The biggest news in a month of weighty African headlines was Jumia listing on the New York Stock Exchange. After filing...
Twitter grilled on policy approach that...
Twitter has faced a barrage of awkward questions from the U.K. parliament over its ongoing failure to tackle violent...
Social media firms agree to work with UK...
Social media giants, including Facebook -owned Instagram, have agreed to financially contribute to UK charities to fund...
Facebook accused of blocking wider efforts to...
Facebook has been accused of blocking the ability of independent researchers to effectively study how political...
FutureLearn takes $65M from Seek Group for 50%...
Edtech and recruitment continue to converge. London-based online degree platform, FutureLearn, is taking £50...
As measles returns, Indiegogo joins other tech...
The last year has been the worst on record in the US for measles outbreaks since the disease was declared...
Facebook says it filed a US lawsuit to shut down...
Facebook is cracking down on services that promise to help Instagram users buy themselves a large following on the...
UK health minister leans on social media...
Social media-fuelled anti-vaxxer propaganda is the latest online harm the U.K. government is targeting. Speaking on BBC...
The Google Assistant can now tell you a story on...
For the last year or so, you could ask the Google Assistant on your Google Home device to read your kids a story....
Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y...
The seven African-focused companies which presented as part of Y Combinator’s 200 strong cohort of Winter 2019...
Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing...
Snap is under NDA with the UK’s Home Office as part of a working group tasked with coming up with more robust age...
EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with...
A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found...
UK asks competition watchdog to put adtech market...
The UK government has written to the country’s competition authority to ask the watchdog to respond to concerns...
The “splinternet” is already here
Keith Wright Contributor Share on Twitter Keith Wright is a Villanova School of Business instructor of Accounting and...
Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search...
In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has...
Online platforms need a super regulator and...
The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee...