Recommended Reading: Facebook's affect on Instagram

Instagram appears to be like like Facebook's finest hope Sarah Frier, Bloomberg Businessweek With all the eye on Mark Zuckerberg's go to to DC this week, it may be straightforward to lose sight of an necessary element: Facebook additionally owns Instagram. Of course, this mea… Source link

Facebook removes Pages of two teams run by Richard Spencer

The Pages in query belong to the National Policy Institute, Altright.com — each of that are run by Spencer — and The Nationalist Initiative, a by-product of one other group linked to the Charlottesville rally. Vice requested Facebook about “several other prominent hate groups” and as of this afternoon, these three Pages had been taken […]

Mark Zuckerberg obtained grilled by Congress. Was it value it?

Mr. Zuckerberg’s 10 hours of dodging lawmakers’ questions within the proverbial scorching seat evoked the web’s greatest memes about aliens who idiot humanity into turning into meals. The Cirque du Dystopia ambiance was enhanced by Zuckerberg’s precise seat, which was fitted with a booster cushion to make him seem taller. His wee seat definitely distracted […]

Lawmakers need extra tech firms to deal with privateness laws

“I think that as with most industries, it’s far better to be proactive than to be hauled in front of Congress,” Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) told CNET. “And so I would encourage companies to reach out and establish a relationship and be proactive on the issues that they should be on notice now, or are […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg owes lawmakers solutions to those questions

By JP Mangalindan and Aarthi Swaminathan For Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, this week was a trial by hearth. Over the course of two days (April 10-11), senators on the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees, in addition to representatives from the US House Energy and Commerce Committees, grilled Facebook’s 33-year-old CEO on a variety of issues, […]

The Zuckerberg hearings have been a wasted alternative

Throughout the hearings, Congressional leaders repeated questions that had already been requested. We heard them ask repeatedly whether or not the corporate would work with Congress on laws that may impose rules on social networks like Facebook and others. We additionally heard many leaders ask when precisely Facebook realized that Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained […]

Watch Mark Zuckerberg's second day of congressional testimony at 10AM ET

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent several hours answering questions from dozens of senators yesterday, he’ll face the House Energy and Commerce Committee this morning. Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify at 10AM ET and you may watch the proceedings stay through the committee’s web site right here. As was the case yesterday, Bloomberg’s TicToc can […]

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook doesn't use your mic for advert concentrating on

During right now’s joint hearing before the Senate Judiciary & Commerce Committees, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confronted one query that addresses a privateness concern you have in all probability heard about. Whether or not Facebook listens in in your conversations through microphones to show related advertisements. It’s a conspiracy principle that will not die, however Zuckerberg […]

Facebook didn't report preliminary Cambridge Analytica information use to FTC

The challenge right here is that Facebook could have violated a 2011 consent decree with the FTC by which the corporate agreed to warn customers earlier than sharing their data to be able to keep away from a effective. While the FTC has confirmed that it has opened an investigation on the latest Cambridge Analytica […]

Facebook CEO pledges to work with Senate on proposed rules

As Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony continues, the query of regulation got here up, as anticipated. Senator Lindsey Graham requested the CEO about his stance on laws that may regulate platforms like Facebook and Zuckerberg mentioned that if it was the suitable regulation, he and Facebook would welcome it. Additionally, Graham requested if Zuckerberg and his staff […]