The family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide has hired a law firm to investigate

The family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide has hired a law firm to investigate

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A law firm representing the family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide this month announced it is conducting an investigation into the circumstances of the death. “We’re trying to sort through all the information to secure the truth,” Qiaojing Ella Zheng, senior counsel at Sanford Heisler Sharp, told CNBC on Monday. Sanford Heisler Sharp represents the family of Qin Chen,
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Data is not oil, no need to hoard it: Facebook’s Nick Clegg

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NEW DELHI: US social media major Facebook has called on India to allow free flow of data across borders to discover its true value, urging against “hoarding” it. “There are many in India and around the world who think of data as the new oil, and that, like oil, having a great reserve of it held within your national boundaries
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Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know

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Facebook and Google could face legal action comparable to what Microsoft went through 20 years ago. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images Attorneys general in a number of US states are opening antitrust investigations into Facebook, New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, announced on Friday. A separate inquiry into Google is expected to be announced Monday. The new
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How to manage Facebook notifications

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While it is easy for few to opt out of Facebook and completely delete their account, many cannot. It could be because of their personal choice or professional needs. Once you’re on Facebook then you have to deal with Facebook notifications. Though it is an important tool to stay updated, there are times when Facebook floods your
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Deadline extended one week: apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen

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Whether you’re a time-crunched procrastinator or a last-minute decision-maker, we have great news for early-stage hardware startup founders! You get one more week to apply to compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12 in China. Did we just hear a collective sigh of relief? Take advantage of the reprieve and grab this opportunity for
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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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Facebook Just Gave 1.3 Billion Messenger Users A Reason To Delete Their Accounts

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Facebook has hired contractors to listen in to users taking advantage of the audio to text functionality in its Messenger service. AFP/GETTY IMAGES Facebook has just become the latest big tech firm to confirm that external contractors are listening to audio of users’ private conversations. According to a Bloomberg report, Facebook has hired the contractors to listen
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Facebook update: This feature will allow users to share FB posts on WhatsApp with a single tap

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Earlier this month, Facebook confirmed that it would be rebranding WhatsApp to “WhatsApp from Facebook”. Now the Mark Zuckerberg led company has introduced a feature that allows users to easily share Facebook posts on the world’s most popular messaging app. This is in line with his plans to fuse WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram into a
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Facebook offers ‘millions’ to publishers

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Facebook representatives had told news executives that they’d pay as much as $3 million a year to licence stories, headlines and other material.Shutterstock AddThis Sharing Buttons Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism
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Facebook offers publishers millions of dollars for rights to publish news on its site: Report

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Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news industry. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Facebook representatives had told
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