Facebook’s Bizarre Response To Privacy Scandals? New Pop-Up Cafés

Facebook’s Bizarre Response To Privacy Scandals? New Pop-Up Cafés

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There are many ways that Facebook could tackle its struggling reputation for user privacy and data protection, and opening up “Privacy Cafés” where users can check their settings and seek expert advice isn’t the first one that springs to mind. But that’s exactly what the social media giant has decided to do. “At our pop-up cafés,” explains
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FTC hits Facebook with $5 billion fine and new privacy checks

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The Federal Trade Commission formally announced its $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday morning, which is the culmination of a years-long investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy breaches. In the agreement filed today, the FTC alleges that Facebook violated the law by failing to protect data from third parties, serving ads
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Vergecast: new hardware from Nintendo and Apple

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Nintendo announced a new Switch! This week on The Verge’s flagship podcast, The Vergecast, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss what’s different about the new model and how the company is updating the original one. But first, like most Vergecasts, there are more updates on Foxconn’s factory in Wisconsin — this time via a cryptic email. Continuing with the theme of
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Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

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If you search for tweets related to vaccines as of Friday, the first thing you see on Twitter is a post from the United States Department of Health and Human Services pointing you to reliable health information instead of anti-vax misinformation. Last week, Twitter announced that it would be launching a new tool in search that would
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Twitter is all set to show new live, and on demand, premium videos

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NEW YORK: Twitter has announced premium content deals with Univision, The Wall Street Journal, NFL, ESPN, and Viacom for live-streaming videos on its platform. The deals, announced at Twitter’s “Digital Content NewFronts” event on Monday, will showcase new live and on demand premium video programming, offering advertisers new opportunities to connect with influential and receptive audiences, the company said in a statement.
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Network18 Digital CEO Manish Maheswari is new Twitter India MD

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After peer pressure from the government, Twitter has finally filled the seven-month-long vacated post of Managing Director for India. Manish Maheshwari, former CEO of Network18 Digital has joined as India’s head. Twitter has been scouting for India’s head since the departure of Taranjeet Singh who quit the company in September 2018. The Jack Dorsey-led company
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Apple working on new tracking hardware to merge Find My iPhone, Find My Friends

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California: Apple is working on a new smartphone app that will merge the functionalities of its existing ‘Find My Friends’ and Find My Friends apps. The app is codenamed GreenTorch and it is currently under beta. As 9to5Mac reports, the new app will combine the same features as the two existing apps into a unified and
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Facebook will hire new generation of digital-era journalists to battle fake news

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SAN FRANCISCO: In order to better tackle fake news and improve quality of content on its platform, Facebook might hire a new generation of digital-era journalists and news publishers. In a discussion with Mathias Dopfner, CEO of Europe’s largest publisher Axel Springer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday talked over how the platform should create more high-quality news for its over 2
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Global shutdown, live-streaming of New Zealand shooting: Facebook had the worst week

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year. The week of bad news actually started March 8 with a proposal from US senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to break up the company. Then there was the longest-ever outage of Facebook’s social network and services,
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Facebook shares could be on the road to new highs, trader says

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Trader sees new highs ahead for Facebook  9 Hours Ago | 03:42 Facebook shares are rising, and that has one trader hitting the buy button on the stock. The stock is up 15 percent since reporting earnings Jan. 30, leading Todd Gordon, founder of TradingAnalysis.com, to believe new highs could come sooner than investors think. “We have
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