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Press Association:
Facebook introduces a scam ads reporting tool in the UK and donates £3M to Citizens Advice for Scams Action, a dedicated online anti-scam service   —  Social media firm to investigate users' complaints and take down violating posts  —  Fresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook …
Jul 16, 2019, 8:45 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook has hired former Vine GM Jason Toff to join the newly formed experimental app division, NPE Team, as a Product Management Director   —  Is Facebook preparing to launch a serious competitor to TikTok?  If so, the company just picked up some key talent to make that happen.
Jul 15, 2019, 4:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has serious concerns about Facebook's Libra, joining Trump and other officials including the Federal Reserve chairman   —  - Treasury Secretary says he has serious concerns about coin  — Facebook executive says crypto won't launch without approvals
Jul 15, 2019, 4:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
David Marcus releases prepared testimony for his senate hearing today, saying Libra will be regulated by the Swiss but comply with US anti-laundering laws   —  The head of Facebook's blockchain subsidiary Calibra David Marcus has released his prepared testimony before Congress for tomorrow and Wednesday …
Jul 15, 2019, 12:30 PMIn context
Keiko Morris / Wall Street Journal:
Despite Amazon's NYC HQ2 retreat, tech giants like Google, Facebook, and even Amazon still seek to rent millions of square feet and employ thousands in New York   —  Facebook, Google, Uber and Amazon embrace Manhattan as an East Coast hub  —  Big technology companies are doubling …
Jul 15, 2019, 6:40 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Facebook has done nothing but behave badly from inception, yet it has received only slaps on the wrist by authority figures, while being rewarded by the market   —  Facebook gets away with it again  —  Facebook's stock went up after news of a record-breaking $5 billion FTC fine for various privacy violations broke today.
Jul 13, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Shopify's ecosystem, with its own fulfillment network, may become the first true Amazon competitor by enabling merchants to succeed or fail on their own terms   —  While I am (rightfully) teased about how often I discuss Aggregation Theory, there is a method to my madness, particularly over the last year …
Jul 13, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
StreamElements: Twitch viewers live streamed 2.72B+ hours in Q2, compared with 735.54M hours on YouTube Live, 197.76M on Facebook Gaming, and 112.29M on Mixer   —  Twitch continues to lead rivals including YouTube Live, Facebook Gaming, and Microsoft's Mixer when it comes to live streaming video.
Jul 13, 2019, 1:10 AMIn context
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
Critics say the FTC's $5B settlement with Facebook is a “parking ticket” to the company, which had more than $15B in revenue in the first three months of 2019   —  The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology company
Jul 12, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Sources: FTC settlement includes more comprehensive oversight of how Facebook handles user data, but no restrictions on how it collects and shares that data   —  The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to fine Facebook about $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information …
Jul 12, 2019, 5:37 PMIn context

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