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James Vincent / The Verge:
Ex-Facebook VP of user growth and Social Capital CEO says social media is “destroying how society works” and leads to “no civil discourse, no cooperation”   —  ‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.’  —  Another former Facebook executive …
Dec 11, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook appears to have quietly killed its Ticker feature, which displayed a real-time feed of friends' activity   —  As Facebook continues to tinker with its layout and services to spur more interactions and engagement, it seems that not even the most well-known or oldest features are spared.
Dec 10, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts Sound Collection tool for inserting copyright-free music into Facebook and Instagram clips, starts camera loaner program for 360 video creators   —  The right soundtrack can make a boring video interesting.  So after years of reported discussions with the record labels …
Dec 8, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Conservative opinion magazine The Weekly Standard partners with Facebook in fact-checking effort, drawing claims that Facebook is bowing to ideological pressure   —  Magazine dubbed ‘serial misinformer’ becomes first explicitly partisan organization to aid in task, fueling concerns over rightwing influence at site
Dec 8, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook publicly shares its internal policies on harassment and bullying in the workplace, outlines process for investigating harassment allegations   —  Facebook, in a similar manner to what it did with its internal policies around Managing Bias, is making publicly available its policies on harassment and bullying.
Dec 8, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Stephanie Chan / VentureBeat:
As Facebook Messenger's Instant Games platform turns one, the company adds ability to livestream via Facebook Live, promises new titles, and more   —  Facebook launched Instant Games on its Messenger platform earlier this year with 20 games.  It's since grown its library to 70 …
Dec 7, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Lauren Etter / Bloomberg:
How Philippines' President Duterte utilized Facebook, used by 97% of Filipino internet users, to spread his message before weaponizing it to target dissent   —  Rodrigo Duterte walked down the aisle of a packed auditorium at De La Salle University in downtown Manila, shaking hands and waving …
Dec 7, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Reuters:
Global Internet Forum tells EU it will work on removing terrorist content within 1-2 hours of upload; EU says more is needed or will move to legislation in 2018   —  (Reuters) - Internet groups such as Facebook (FB.O), Google's YouTube (GOOGL.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N) need to do more to stem …
Dec 6, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Facebook tops Glassdoor's list of best places to work for in the US in 2018, as rated by employees, topping the list five times in the last ten years   —  Career website Glassdoor today released its 10th annual Employees' Choice Awards, a list of the 100 best companies to work for in the coming year.
Dec 6, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Publicis, Omnicom, and WPP to boost ad spending with Amazon by 40% to 100% in 2018 as they search for an alternate to the Facebook/Google duopoly   —  In search of a challenger to the Google and Facebook ‘duopoly,’ Publicis, Omnicom and WPP plan to boost their ad spending with Amazon between 40% and 100% in 2018
Dec 5, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context

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