A group of 50 states and territories in the US have launched an investigation into Google’s dominance of the online advertising market. The coalition warned that the search giant may be threatening competition and consumers. They also raised concerns over
Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has “stifled competition and put users at risk”. The new action was announced by New York state Attorney General Letitia James on behalf of a coalition of representatives from
SVE NEWS & France 24 Sharing Series – Facebook embauche des journalistes pour son espace “Actualités”
Facebook a confirmé mardi sur sa plateforme la création d’un espace “Actualités” qui présentera à ses utilisateurs les principales nouvelles de la journée, avec le concours d’une équipe de journalistes expérimentés. Le réseau social va s’appuyer sur l’expérience de journalistes
Facebook will pay a record $5bn fine to settle privacy concerns, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has said. The social network must also establish an independent privacy committee that Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will not have control over.
SVE NEWS & The Washington Post Sharing Series – Lawmakers grill Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple at antitrust hearing
House lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to competition. The hearing, held by the House Judiciary Committee’s
SVE NEWS & BBC News Sharing Series – Cambridge Analytica: ‘US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine’
US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media say. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been investigating allegations that political consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained
SVE NEWS & BBC News Sharing Series – US Border Patrol investigates ‘disturbing’ secret Facebook group
US officials are investigating a secret Facebook group where border patrol members allegedly posted racist and sexist jokes about migrants and others. The private group had about 9,500 members, including former and current border patrol agents, ProPublica reported. Some posts mocked
SVE NEWS & The Wall Street Journal Sharing Series – Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers
Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are among firms that will invest around $10 million each in consortium that will govern digital coin Facebook Inc. FB 1.39% has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc.,Mastercard Inc., MA -1.00% PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL 1.07% and Uber Technologies Inc.UBER 5.07% to back a new cryptocurrency it
SVE NEWS & CNN Sharing Series – Facebook disputes WSJ report about Mark Zuckerberg and ‘problematic privacy practices’
New York (CNN Business) — Facebook pushed back Wednesday afternoon on a Wall Street Journalreport that said the company had “uncovered emails” that could show CEO Mark Zuckerberg “knew of problematic privacy practices” at the company. The report comes as both
A vote calling for Mark Zuckerberg to stand down as Facebook’s chairman is expected to take place at the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. Mr Zuckerberg is both Facebook’s chief executive and the chairman of its board of directors.