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Zoe Tillman / BuzzFeed:
ACLU challenges DoJ warrants for Facebook account information of users involved in anti-Trump protests, arguing the requests are overbroad   —  Three Facebook users are challenging newly disclosed search warrants for their account information, arguing that the warrants are overbroad …
Sep 29, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Spokesperson says Facebook can't say yet whether Russians bought election ads in France and Germany but emphasizes company's work removing fake accounts   —  German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg.  —  Frank Rumpenhorst / AFP / Getty Images
Sep 26, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
As Facebook moves to improve transparency around political ad buys, Twitter says it has nothing to announce now   —  Facebook pledged last week to reveal all ads being shown to its users, even those not appearing on advertiser profiles, after it was revealed that the company ran Russian-linked ads meant to influence the election.
Sep 26, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
iPhone 8 review: should be called iPhone 7s as many of the upgrades, like camera sensor and True Tone display, are subtle; Qi charging only works when centered   —  Dat glasss.  —  I want to be clear.  I'm not an iPhone H8r.  —  But I'm going to call the iPhone 8 what it really is: the 7s that never was.
Sep 19, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter launches Popular Articles feature, which shows articles shared by your network like Nuzzel, located in Twitter's Explore tab on iOS and Android   —  Click a link inside Twitter's Popular Articles feature and the article will open in a browser inside the Twitter app.
Sep 19, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Users' reactions to “disputed” labels on Facebook are largely irrelevant as those labels are more about reducing reach of false stories and training algorithms   —  When it comes to Facebook's effort to stop the flow of misinformation on its platform, the labels can be misleading …
Sep 16, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Google allowed advertisers to target racist and bigoted keywords, suggested more similar keywords, and allowed campaigns using those keywords to run   —  Google, the world's biggest advertising platform, allows advertisers to specifically target ads to people typing racist and bigoted terms …
Sep 15, 2017, 12:48 PMIn context
Zoe Tillman / BuzzFeed:
Filing: prosecutors say Facebook gag order, preventing it from notifying users about search warrants for DC case, is no longer needed   —  Federal prosecutors are dropping their demand that Facebook be barred from alerting users about search warrants for information about their accounts, according to a new court filing on Wednesday.
Sep 13, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Google, Facebook, and Amazon are on a dangerous collision course with political power in the US   —  The bad new politics of big tech.  —  BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief  —  The blinding rise of Donald Trump over the past year has masked another major trend in American politics: the palpable …
Sep 13, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Ruby Cramer / BuzzFeed:
Inside the DNC's cybersecurity effort since the 2016 hack: phishing drills, hires from SV, constant cybersecurity education, cloud email, encrypted chat, more   —  Phishing drills, top Silicon Valley hires, constant cybersecurity education, emails in the cloud, Tom Perez on Signal …
Sep 10, 2017, 8:50 PMIn context

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