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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Visa, Mastercard, and other financial partners that signed on to help Facebook build the Libra payments network are reconsidering their involvement   —  After backlash from U.S. and European government officials, executives of some of Libra's backers decline Facebook's requests to publicly support the project
Oct 1, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Dave Willner, who helped put together Facebook's content standards over a decade ago, says its exemption of politicians' hate speech is “cowardice”   —  Dave Willner helped put together Facebook's content standards over a decade ago.  He's not happy with the company's exceptions for politicians.
Oct 1, 2019, 9:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
In leaked audio from open meetings in July, Mark Zuckerberg talks about Facebook's challenges and potential breakup, politics, competitors, content moderators   —  In two hours of leaked audio, Mark Zuckerberg rallies Facebook employees against critics, competitors, and the US government.
Oct 1, 2019, 8:15 AMIn context
Jeff Horwitz / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook plans to let opinion pieces and satire be exempted from its fact-checking program, preventing such content from being labeled false   —  Move follows controversy over fact-checking of posts on abortion, climate change  —  Facebook Inc. FB .55% plans to exempt opinion pieces …
Sep 30, 2019, 5:01 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is planning to pay only about a quarter of the 200 publishers that will be featured in its news tab, set to launch as soon as the end of Oct.   —  Social-media giant plans to pay about a quarter of news organizations whose content will be featured
Sep 30, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Influencer marketing ad spend on Instagram reportedly grew to $265M in North America in Q1 2019, up 62% YoY, threatening the platform's originality and appeal   —  The draw of 1 billion monthly users has spawned an aggressive behind-the-scenes advertising economy that threatens the site's originality and appeal
Sep 28, 2019, 7:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook, WhatsApp Will Have to Share Messages With U.K. Police   — Information will be shared in serious criminal investigations  — Social media firms to provide data under U.S. treaty with U.K.  —  Social media platforms based in the U.S. including Facebook and WhatsApp will be forced …
Sep 28, 2019, 10:10 AMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Sen. Warren proposes to reinstate Office of Technology Assessment, created in 1970s to help Congress legislate on science and tech; OTA was dissolved in 1990s   —  'Our representatives shouldn't have to rely on Google's policy team'  —  Over the past few years, some of the largest tech firms …
Sep 27, 2019, 1:50 PMIn context
Alex Kotch / Sludge:
Report: since May 2018, ~38 entities identified as “hate groups” by the SPLC have paid Facebook ~$1.6M to run sponsored ads, despite its anti-hate speech policy   —  Facebook has accepted millions of dollars in advertising fees from hate groups and hate figures despite its anti-hate speech policy …
Sep 27, 2019, 6:45 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook to run a limited test hiding the public display of numbers of Likes, Reactions, and video views, first in Australia, starting tomorrow   —  If their post has lots of Likes, you feel jealous.  If your post doesn't get enough Likes, you feel embarassed.
Sep 26, 2019, 4:50 PMIn context

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