Hey, Twitter and Facebook: Your Wild West era’s returning to an finish

September 7, 2018

Lawmakers did their tech homework and came up with smart queries for the highest social media networks. The problem: not plenty of fine answers. How do Facebook or Twitter grasp once a larva is sign language up for associate account rather than a true person? Why do victims of on-line harassment got to flag the […]

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Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp DOWN: Users round the world left annoyed once apps crash

September 4, 2018

Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp were all hit by an outage The sites were down within the US, Europe, South America and alternative areas at 4pm ET Users reported having problems work in, commenting and sharing posts Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp users were during a craze once several tried to log in nowadays solely […]

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Facebook launches Watch video-streaming platform globally

September 3, 2018

Facebook’s Watch video-streaming platform has been unrolled worldwide, nearly a year when its initial launch within the U.S.A. Watch offers users of the social network a hub to get content (including live streams), produce watch feeds and archive saved videos from the news feed. Facebook conjointly guarantees to bring ‘interactive’ experiences, as well as ‘Watch […]

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Here’s what quantity Apple corporate executive attained within the last seven years as compared to the Facebook corporate executive

August 31, 2018

Apple isn’t any doubt one in every of the foremost profitable firms in the world and collectively will expect its corporate executive gets paid munificently. To bring this in reference, Equilar the firm that has government compensation benchmarking did some calculation and came up with the full quantity of cash Tim Cook attained since he […]

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Facebook Testing Things in Common Label to undertake to attach Non-Friends

August 29, 2018

The tool, presently obtainable for many users within the US, displays titbits of knowledge a user has in common with folks they’re not friends with. Facebook is testing a feature that may purpose to the commonalities you’ve got with alternative random users — whether or not you share a neighbourhood with them or visited a […]

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Facebook bans second Cambridge psychology quiz app

August 23, 2018

Facebook has illegal the University of Cambridge psychology Centre’s MyPersonality app for sharing information with solely “limited protections in place”. And it’ll give notice the four million folks that have taken the check the info they shared “may are misused”. The app was deactivated in 2012 and suspended in could 2108, once a Facebook audit […]

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Facebook May Have Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany, New Research Shows

August 21, 2018

ALTENA, Germany — When you ask locals why Dirk Denkhaus, a young firefighter trainee who had been considered neither dangerous nor political, broke into the attic of a refugee group house and tried to set it on fire, they will list the familiar issues. This small riverside town is shrinking and its economy declining, they […]

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The US government alleges Facebook enabled housing ad discrimination

August 20, 2018

Facebook didn’t show ads to people who listed things like ‘child care,’ ‘mobility scooters,’ or ‘assistance dog’ as interests Facebook has a new headache when it comes to housing advertisements. The federal government has filed charges (via Axios) that the social media site violated the Fair Housing Act by allowing ads to discriminate against some protected groups. The […]

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Facebook takes heat from HUD over allegedly discriminatory housing ads

August 18, 2018

Facebook is getting in trouble again for housing ads that a US agency says are discriminatory. The Department of Housing and Urban Development said Friday that it’s filed a formal complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act because the social network lets landlords and home sellers engage in housing discrimination. Facebook allows advertisers to […]

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Tech Giants Face Hefty Fines Under Australia Cyber Laws

August 16, 2018

Tech companies could face fines of up to AUD 10 million ($7.3 million or roughly Rs. 51 crores) if they fail to hand over customer information or data to Australian police under tough cyber laws unveiled Tuesday. The government is updating its communication laws to compel local and international providers to co-operate with law enforcement […]

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