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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
An independent audit commissioned by Facebook harshly criticizes the company, arguing that some of its decisions were “significant setbacks for civil rights”   —  An independent audit faulted the social network for allowing hate speech and disinformation to thrive — potentially posing a threat to the November elections.
Jul 8, 2020, 6:45 AMIn context
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Unacademy acquires PrepLadder, which offers medical education courses online, for $50M, as Unacedemy and Byju's eye edtech consolidation in India with more M&A   —  Indian online learning platform Unacademy said on Tuesday it has acquired Chandigarh-based startup PrepLadder for $50 million …
Jul 7, 2020, 11:50 PMIn context
Free Press:
After meeting between leaders of Facebook, ADL, Free Press, NAACP, and Color Of Change, boycott organizers are unconvinced meaningful change will occur   —  WASHINGTON — On Tuesday afternoon, leaders of four of the organizations coordinating the #StopHateForProfit advertising boycott met …
Jul 7, 2020, 4:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Big tech's faceoff with China risks sparking an exodus of tech companies from Hong Kong and could have an impact on Hong Kong's future as a financial hub   —  - Hong Kong announced sweeping new police powers on Monday  —  Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. — all of which are blocked in the mainland …
Jul 7, 2020, 9:30 AMIn context
Anna Wiener / New Yorker:
An overview of the recent debates surrounding content moderation, online censorship, and Section 230, as well as some proposals for reform   —  The debate over censorship and Section 230 is thorny, contentious, and, above all, outdated.  —  On March 7th, Dan Scavino, Donald Trump's director of social media, posted a video to Twitter.
Jul 7, 2020, 7:25 AMIn context
Andrew Anthony / The Guardian:
Profile of Stanford law professor Jim Steyer, who set up the Stop Hate for Profit campaign that has led to about 800 companies joining an ad boycott of Facebook   —  With 800 firms now joining the Facebook advertising boycott, the man whose idea it was explains how the company could easily clean up its act
Jul 7, 2020, 5:50 AMIn context
Reuters:
US House Judiciary Committee says the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google will testify at a hearing on July 27 related to an antitrust probe   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executives of Amazon.com (AMZN.O), Apple (AAPL.O), Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and Facebook (FB.O) …
Jul 6, 2020, 9:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Amazon's Twitch, Facebook, Nvidia, and others contend with allegations of sexual misconduct in the game streaming world, as dozens of women accuse 150+ people   —  - About 150 online players are accused of a range of misconduct  — Corporate sponsors rethink vetting of streamers they work with
Jul 6, 2020, 3:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram expands its TikTok rival, Reels, to India in the wake of the country's ban on Chinese apps   —  In the wake of India's decision to ban TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region.
Jul 6, 2020, 1:20 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Facebook, Telegram, Google, and Twitter say they have suspended requests for user data from Hong Kong police, following a new national security law by China   —  The social network said it would review the city's punitive new national security law, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by a large American tech company.
Jul 6, 2020, 1:03 PMIn context

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