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Queenie Wong / CNET:
Facebook creates a new subsidiary, NPE Team, to build, design, and launch apps that give users “entirely new experiences for building community”   —  Get ready for a flood of new Facebook apps.  The social media giant said Tuesday it's created a team, known as New Product Experimentation …
Jul 9, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Facebook will start taking a 30% cut from fan subscriptions via desktop starting 2020 and a 15% fee for second year subscriptions via mobile platforms   —  Facebook will take a cut of up to 30% on fan subscriptions, beginning on January 1, 2020.  —  The social network is revealing its plans …
Jul 9, 2019, 11:00 AMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Q&A with Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman on his role as the main architect of Facebook's Oversight Board for content decisions and problems it likely faces   —  With Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube facing widespread criticism for the way they manage hateful, abusive, threatening …
Jul 9, 2019, 4:30 AMIn context
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Sources: White House has not invited Facebook and Twitter to attend its “social media summit”, to be held on Thursday   —  (CNN)The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said.
Jul 8, 2019, 10:13 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources detail how Facebook tracked and fought hoaxes about itself using a tool called Stormchaser; Facebook says it stopped using the tool in mid-2018   —  Polling data and secretive projects - ‘Stormchaser’ and 'Night's Watch' - helped the social media giant track public sentiment, and respond to it
Jul 8, 2019, 9:51 AMIn context
Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Inside Facebook's elite “info ops” team, created in 2017 to respond to co-ordinated disinformation campaigns, often from state actors like Russia's IRA   —  Among the thousands of staff at Facebook, there is one group that talks about the company not as a social network, but as a battlefield.
Jul 6, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
Tom Westbrook / Reuters:
Google suspends its Trends email alerts in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case   —  SYDNEY (Reuters) - Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details …
Jul 5, 2019, 11:20 AMIn context
Aishah Hussain / Legal Cheek:
Legal chatbot service DoNotPay raises a £3.7M seed round led by Felicis Ventures, with a16z, Founders Fund, and others participating   —  Joshua Browder secures big financial boost  —  A British lawtech entrepreneur has received a hefty cash injection from a string of high-profile Silicon Valley investors.
Jul 4, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
UK competition agency launches investigation into how Google and Facebook collect and use user data and if they've abused their power to dominate the ad market   —  Competition watchdog to investigate potential abuse of power and control of user data  —  The UK competition watchdog has launched …
Jul 3, 2019, 12:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Facebook says it has resolved outages that began at ~8am ET across News Feed, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger that caused issues loading images and more   —  The issue caused some images and features to break across all of Facebook's apps  —  Facebook had problems loading images, videos …
Jul 3, 2019, 12:06 PMIn context

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