Facebook is considering options including a “kill switch” to shut off political advertising after election day to thwart misinformation.
22 Aug 2020 2:18 PM
Facebook says Zuckerberg answered US regulators’ questions on antitrust practices, but FTC investigations do not always lead to lawsuits.
21 Aug 2020 3:12 PM
Facebook announced just hours before Trump’s statements that it was banning some QAnon Facebook groups and accounts
20 Aug 2020 11:30 AM
It was unclear what prevented the social media companies from following their own rules for content moderation on blocking hate speech.
17 Aug 2020 2:50 PM
The comments come in the wake of a lawsuit from Fortnite maker Epic Games that accused Apple of abusing its monopoly position.
15 Aug 2020 4:51 PM
A coordinated effort is being made by online platforms to curb the spread of disinformation and thwart efforts to manipulate voters.
14 Aug 2020 11:36 AM
It will serve as a one-stop-shop to give people in the US the tools and information they need to make their voices heard at the ballot box.
13 Aug 2020 3:44 PM
More than 50 tech firms have signed onto a court filing in support of a suit by US Chamber of Commerce against Trump blocking work visas.
11 Aug 2020 9:22 PM
Facebook Financial will handle management and strategy for all payments and money services across the Silicon Valley company’s platform.
11 Aug 2020 8:36 PM
It was a tense three hours for police from Delhi to Mumbai trying to trace a man seen on Facebook videos preparing to die by suicide.
10 Aug 2020 8:22 PM
State-led influence campaigns were prominent on social media during the 2016 US elections and have been seen around the world.
07 Aug 2020 7:11 PM
Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.
06 Aug 2020 5:25 PM
The court said that if the government had assessed that social media enables espionage by enemy countries, it would not overturn the ban.
05 Aug 2020 7:42 PM
Lawmakers seem to be catching up with technology and so will regulation, so Big Tech should not take things for granted.
01 Aug 2020 4:17 PM
The aggregators will be given three months to work out a deal on fair pay for news, failing which arbitrators will make a binding decision.
31 Jul 2020 2:24 PM
Apple delivered surprisingly strong numbers with both its revenue and profit rising, defying analysts' lowered expectations
31 Jul 2020 9:37 AM
The premise is whether existing competition policies and laws are adequate for overseeing the tech giants, or if new legislation is needed.
30 Jul 2020 3:24 PM
The antitrust debate is being muddled by a rising “techlash” over a range of issues from privacy to economic inequality to political bias.
29 Jul 2020 7:11 PM
Over 408,000 websites are blocked in Turkey, and it also leads the world in Twitter removal requests, with 6,000 demands in 2019 first half.
29 Jul 2020 5:08 PM
The company says the wording of commission requests casts a net so wide it will haul in Facebook employees’ private messages and more.
28 Jul 2020 4:38 PM