Katie Paul

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Facebook, Google suspend processing Hong Kong government data requests

Facebook, Google suspend processing Hong Kong government data requests

As Signal sees surge in sign-ups.
Jul 8 2020 11:02AM
Google extends fact-checking to image search

Google extends fact-checking to image search

Labels to be displayed under image thumbnails.
Jun 24 2020 6:38AM
Facebook embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

Facebook embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

Half of staff could be out of office within five years.
May 22 2020 12:50PM
Facebook to launch new shopping feature across apps

Facebook to launch new shopping feature across apps

Reveals 'Shops' for businesses to display and sell products.
May 20 2020 12:33PM
Facebook reports spike in takedowns of hate speech, terrorism

Facebook reports spike in takedowns of hate speech, terrorism

Former CIA analyst questions speed, efficacy of takedowns.
May 13 2020 1:24PM
Facebook enters the videoconferencing fray with Messenger Rooms

Facebook enters the videoconferencing fray with Messenger Rooms

First steps toward planned integration of messaging products across its apps.
Apr 27 2020 6:39AM
Ripple sues YouTube over cryptocurrency scams

Ripple sues YouTube over cryptocurrency scams

Takes aim against platform for 'slow' response.
Apr 22 2020 1:13PM
Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases data to researchers

Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases data to researchers

Google already surveying users for Carnegie Mellon project.
Apr 7 2020 12:58PM
Twitter to label deepfakes and other deceptive media

Twitter to label deepfakes and other deceptive media

Ahead of US election.
Feb 5 2020 1:05PM
Facebook removes posts as coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media

Facebook removes posts as coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media

Targets conspiracy theories and false claims.
Feb 3 2020 1:56PM
Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

But will give users some control.
Jan 10 2020 9:02AM
Facebook to stop using 2FA tool to feed friend suggestions feature

Facebook to stop using 2FA tool to feed friend suggestions feature

As part of a wide-ranging privacy overhaul.
Dec 20 2019 6:50AM
US senators threaten Facebook, Apple with encryption regulation

US senators threaten Facebook, Apple with encryption regulation

Unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to law enforcement.
Dec 11 2019 7:02AM
Former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudis pleads not guilty

Former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudis pleads not guilty

Judge orders release by next week.
Nov 21 2019 12:59PM
Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

First foray into streaming hardware, but limited subscription services.
Sep 19 2019 6:55AM
Facebook launches dating service in United States

Facebook launches dating service in United States

Users can add Instagram followers to their "Secret Crush" lists.
Sep 6 2019 12:09PM
Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit

Saying the company failed to make data available to researchers as pledged.
Aug 28 2019 1:33PM
Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board

Findings from outside experts into its content review process take shape.
Jun 28 2019 7:10AM
Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer and Paul Joseph Watson

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer and Paul Joseph Watson

Violates policy on "dangerous individuals and organizations."
May 3 2019 12:37PM
Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy

Tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue sources.
May 1 2019 7:05AM

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