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Bloomberg:
A list of all the questions Facebook, Google, and Twitter told Congress they would answer later   —  Unanswered questions mean tech companies need to follow up  —  Lawmakers sought detailed information in Russia meddling probe  —  Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Twitter Inc. faced hours …
Nov 5, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Facebook's fact checking efforts: little room for nuance, slow pace of checks; source says some fact check publisher deals are worth ~$100K/year   —  Slow, cumbersome process hits only a fraction of hoax stories  —  Social network outsources decisions to avoid bias criticism
Oct 31, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Facebook is looking to hire people with national security clearances, to help spot and prevent future election meddling   —  Social media giant wants help to spot future election meddling  —  Russian group bought ads to sow discord during 2016 campaign
Oct 16, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook requested blanket exemption from FEC over political ad disclosures for many years until changing course in 2017   —  In 2011, company said FEC shouldn't stand in way of innovation  —  Russian meddling prompts calls for political ad transparency  —  Facebook Inc. is pledging greater …
Oct 4, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Inside Mark Zuckerberg's political awakening, which led to his current US tour and significant changes in Facebook features, especially Groups   —  Technically speaking, Mark Zuckerberg has been on paternity leave.  In late August his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to their second child, a girl.
Sep 23, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook offers labels “hundreds of millions of dollars” to cover infringing music in user-uploaded videos, as it improves copyright flagging tech   —  Would allow users to legally include songs in uploaded videos  —  Social network is challenging YouTube as hub for video on web
Sep 5, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Michael Sayman, hired by Facebook as an 18 year old, leaves the company after three years to work for Google as a product manager for Assistant   —  Former intern to be a product manager working on Assistant  —  Sayman had helped social network understand teens and trends
Aug 28, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Twitter to SEC on why it doesn't disclose DAU count: showing growth is more important, and revealing DAUs would invite unfair comparison to Facebook   —  Company says rate of growth more important than actual metric  —  Twitter's monthly user number stagnated in the second quarter
Aug 2, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook is working on a video chat device with wide angle lens and large touchscreen, which could be announced at F8, and a standalone smart speaker   —  Product would make it seem like people are in the same room  —  Device aligns with Zuckerberg goal of bringing users closer
Aug 1, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook to debut a series of original, short-form videos from partners in mid-Aug., after a number of false starts; longer-form content to come later   —  Facebook's video tab start has been delayed several times  —  Company is asking partners to turn in first episodes now
Jul 26, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context

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