Big Brother is still watching you and he goes by the name Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The security guru Bruce Schneier once famously observed that “surveillance is the business model of the internet”. Like all striking generalisations it was slightly too general: it was strictly Läs mer…

Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA was responsible for a series of deceptive Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates during the Läs mer…

G7 tax reform: what has been agreed and which companies will it affect?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The G7 group of wealthy nations signed a historic tax agreement to tackle tax abuses by multinationals and online technology companies on Saturday, agreeing to a minimum global corporate Läs mer…

Global G7 deal may let Amazon off hook on tax, say experts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Experts have raised concerns that Amazon may escape paying significantly more tax in some of its biggest markets unless world leaders close a large loophole in a historic global Läs mer…

UK and EU investigate Facebook over unfair use of data in digital advertising

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK and EU regulators are investigating Facebook over whether it is abusing its dominance in digital advertising. It marks the first time the regulators have coordinated on a major Läs mer…

Facebook will end special treatment for politicians after Trump ban – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook is reportedly planning to end a policy that effectively exempts politicians from content moderation rules. The Verge reported on Thursday that the social media company is expected to Läs mer…

Gadgets have stopped working together, and it’s becoming an issue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In 2001, if you listened to digital music, you did it with a large folder of MP3 files. How you acquired them is probably best left between you and Läs mer…

Facebook accused of ‘discriminatory and racist’ behaviour after removing historical PNG images

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has been accused of “discriminatory and racist” behaviour after it deleted historical photos from a group that publishes archival photos of men and women from Papua New Guinea. Läs mer…

Facebook lifts ban on posts claiming Covid-19 was man-made

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has lifted a ban on posts claiming Covid-19 was man-made, following a resurgence of interest in the “lab leak” theory of the disease’s onset. The social network says Läs mer…

Facebook under fire as human rights groups claim ‘censorship’ of pro-Palestine posts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s often inscrutable content moderation process has come under renewed fire during the 11-day bombardment of Gaza after hundreds of pro-Palestine posts were removed, many without explanation. Nearly 500 Läs mer…

EU cites ‘anti-vaccine campaign’ as reason to toughen social media code

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A “massive anti-vaccination campaign” has been cited by the European Commission as a reason for social media platforms to intensify their factchecking and revise the internal algorithms that can Läs mer…

TikTok takes down hundreds of Australian videos in misinformation crackdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; False claims about Covid vaccines – including that the Australian prime minister faked getting his jab – were among some of the hundreds of Australian videos TikTok removed from Läs mer…