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Guardian:
Jay Rockefeller summons Whisper execs to Capital Hill to answer questions on tracking, privacy   —  Ten privacy questions Whisper should answer for Senate committee  —  Whisper executives have been summoned to Capitol Hill to answer questions about how the app tracks its users
Oct 23, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Mark Zuckerberg appointed to China's Tsinghua University board   —  As Facebook Eyes China, Zuckerberg Makes Ties With Chinese Business School  —  In its quest to dominate the social media industry worldwide, Facebook (FB) has long hankered after China, where the company been been banned since 2009.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Ellen Huet / Forbes:
Uber fired driver for tweeting negative articles about company; driver has since been re-hired   —  Uber Deactivated A Driver For Tweeting A Negative Story About Uber  —  Uber's watching you, and if you say something bad about the company, you might get booted out.
Oct 17, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Guardian:
Guardian responds to Whisper's denials, stands by its claims, urges media and users to keep pressing Whisper   —  Whisper: the facts  —  Executives from the anonymous social media app have dismissed as a ‘pack of lies’ the Guardian's revelation that they track users.  But the evidence is clear
Oct 17, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Whisper CTO says tracking “anonymous” users not a big deal, really   —  On Thursday, the Guardian reported that the developers of Whisper, a social media platform that allows individuals to post anonymous messages that can be seen by others based on a number of factors, isn't all that anonymous after all.
Oct 17, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Guardian:
Whisper, the anonymous social media app, tracks users who have opted out of geolocation services, shares information with US DoD, stores data indefinitely   —  Revealed: how Whisper app tracks anonymous users  — Company shares some information with US Department of Defense
Oct 16, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
The Atlantic Online:
How social media firms struggle to balance free speech and safety as women face threats and harassment online   —  The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women  —  In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than women.”
Oct 11, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Twitter News Head Vivian Schiller Out in Media Unit Consolidation   —  Vivian Schiller, the high-profile NBC and NPR exec who Twitter hired to run its news unit, is leaving the company as part of a consolidation.  —  Adam Sharp will now be in charge of both news and government …
Oct 8, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Social Curation Platform Storify Gets A Redesign With Support For Group Collaboration   —  Storify, a service that allows users to curate tweets, photos, and other social media posts to create a coherent story, is getting a new design.  More than just giving the product a new look …
Oct 7, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
New Google+ Head David Besbris: We're Here for the Long Haul (Q&A)   —  Google+ isn't dying anytime soon, says Google's new head of social media David Besbris.  —  Of course, you'd expect the person in charge of the social network to say so, despite the fact that it's hard to ignore the chatter …
Oct 7, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context

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