Google, Facebook, Twitter chiefs called back to Senate Intelligence Committee
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Google, Facebook, Twitter chiefs called back to Senate Intelligence Committee

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief operations officer Sheryl Sandberg will testify in an open hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee next week,…

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Conservatives At Facebook Form ‘FB’ers For Political Diversity’ To Combat Company’s Ideological Echochamber
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Conservatives At Facebook Form ‘FB’ers For Political Diversity’ To Combat Company’s Ideological Echochamber

More than one hundred conservative Facebook employees have joined an internal employee message board to protest what they call the company’s “intolerant” liberal culture. The…

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Rebuilding employee philanthropy from the bottom up
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Rebuilding employee philanthropy from the bottom up

In tech circles, it would be easy to assume that the world of high-impact charitable giving is a rich man’s game where deals are inked…

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Here’s Twitter’s position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) — hint: It’s a fudge
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Here’s Twitter’s position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) — hint: It’s a fudge

The number of tech platforms taking action against Alex Jones, the far right InfoWars conspiracy theorist and hate speech preacher, has been rising in recent…

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Is it time to remove Zuckerberg from (his) office?
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Is it time to remove Zuckerberg from (his) office?

A colleague, who shall remain nameless (because privacy is not dead), gave a thumbs down to a recent column in the NYT. The complaint was…

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Fake news inquiry calls for social media levy to defend democracy
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Fake news inquiry calls for social media levy to defend democracy

A UK parliamentary committee which has been running a multi-month investigation into the impact of online disinformation on political campaigning — and on democracy itself…

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Facebook Has Slowest Quarter Ever After Public Backlash
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Facebook Has Slowest Quarter Ever After Public Backlash

10:21 PM 07/25/2018Kyle Perisic | Contributor share on facebook tweet this share Share Print Reddit Share Email WhatsApp Facebook just saw its slowest quarter ever,…

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Facebook’s chief legal officer to leave this year
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Facebook’s chief legal officer to leave this year

Facebook’s chief legal officer Colin Stretch has announced he’ll be out by the end of the year.  In the inevitable Facebook post explaining why he’s moving on,…

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Here are 454 pages of Facebook’s written follow-up answers to Congress
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Here are 454 pages of Facebook’s written follow-up answers to Congress

Facebook finished its homework. In a pair of newly uploaded letters, the two Senate committees that grilled Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in April have published…

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Investor Says Facebook Is The Only Company To Reject Her Concerns. Facebook Pushes Back
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Investor Says Facebook Is The Only Company To Reject Her Concerns. Facebook Pushes Back

The head of an investment firm with a stake in Facebook said in an op-ed Monday that the tech company rejects her concerns, one of…

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To truly protect citizens, lawmakers need to restructure their regulatory oversight of big tech
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To truly protect citizens, lawmakers need to restructure their regulatory oversight of big tech

Gillian Hadfield Contributor More posts by this contributor Saudi Arabia’s TechUtopia Neom will have to reinvent the rules to succeed To control AI, we need…

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Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school
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Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups…

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Mark Zuckerberg Wants A ‘Supreme Court’ Of Facebook Appeals
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Mark Zuckerberg Wants A ‘Supreme Court’ Of Facebook Appeals

Mark Zuckerberg is considering the idea of a “Supreme Court” like panel for the appellate process for content that’s improperly removed, Facebook’s founder and CEO…

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Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over “forced consent”
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Facebook, Google face first GDPR complaints over “forced consent”

After two years coming down the pipe at tech giants, Europe’s new privacy framework, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now being applied —…

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Zuckerberg didn’t make any friends in Europe today
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Zuckerberg didn’t make any friends in Europe today

Speaking in front of EU lawmakers today Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg namechecked the GDPR’s core principles of “control, transparency and accountability” — claiming his company…

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EU parliament pushes for Zuckerberg hearing to be live-streamed
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EU parliament pushes for Zuckerberg hearing to be live-streamed

There’s confusion about whether a meeting between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the European Union’s parliament — which is due to take place next Tuesday —…

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Zuckerberg will meet with European parliament in private next week
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Zuckerberg will meet with European parliament in private next week

Who says privacy is dead? Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to take European parliamentarians’ questions about how his platform impacts the privacy of hundreds of…

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Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests
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Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests

Is Facebook trampling over laws that regulate the processing of sensitive categories of personal data by failing to ask people for their explicit consent before…

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