Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court Social network instructed to delete illegally collected data or face €100m in fines after it loses case over consent and tracking Samuel Gibbs Fri 16 Feb 2018 11.14 EST Läs mer…

YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’ Google’s Susan Wojcicki joins chorus attacking Facebook, while social network says it doesn’t know what people ‘find meaningful’ Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 13 Feb 2018 05.22 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court Firm to appeal decision by Berlin regional court which upholds complaints that users not given informed consent Alex Hern @alexhern Mon 12 Feb 2018 10.28 EST Share Läs mer…

Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018 Mark Sweney @marksweney Email Mon 12 Feb 2018 00.00 EST Share Läs mer…

YouTube: we’ve found no evidence of Russian interference in Brexit vote

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech YouTube has said it had found no evidence of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum, but promised MPs it would conduct further investigations at a UK parliamentary committee hearing with social media company executives in Washington on Thursday. Juniper Läs mer…

How can I control my child’s social media use?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Ask Jack How can I control my child’s social media use? Julia has a problem with her 14-year-old son’s use of Instagram and Gmail and would like to take control of his accounts Jack Schofield Thu 8 Feb Läs mer…

Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study University of Oxford project finds Trump supporters consume largest volume of ‘junk news’ on Facebook and Twitter Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 6 Feb 2018 04.59 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Former Facebook and Google workers launch campaign to fight tech addiction

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Technology Former Facebook and Google workers launch campaign to fight tech addiction Campaign to highlights potential harm of digital platforms and social media on young people, alongside a call to regulate tech companies Olivia Solon in San Francisco @oliviasolon Läs mer…

Facebook posts $4.3bn profit as Zuckerberg laments ‘hard year’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Facebook Facebook posts $4.3bn profit as Zuckerberg laments ‘hard year’ Profit in final quarter of last year climbs on $12.7bn revenue Zuckerberg vows to make network ‘good for wellbeing’ Dominic Rushe in New York @dominicru Wed 31 Jan 2018 16.42 EST Läs mer…

Facebook enables ‘fake news’ by reliance on digital advertising – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook enables ‘fake news’ by reliance on digital advertising – report Paper co-written by former company exec recommends switching news feed back to chronological listing Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 31 Jan 2018 07.17 EST Last modified on Wed 31 Läs mer…

Facebook bans cryptocurrency adverts because so many are scams

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cryptocurrencies Facebook bans cryptocurrency adverts because so many are scams Social network blocks initial coin offering ads as they are ‘frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices’ Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 31 Jan 2018 05.20 EST Last modified on Läs mer…

Child development experts urge Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Child development experts urge Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app Open letter signed by more than 100 advocates warns of dangers of social media use by under 13s and calls on Mark Zuckerberg to halt app Samuel Gibbs Läs mer…

The big tech backlash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Internet The Observer The big tech backlash Tech giants are drawing political fire over fake news and Russian meddling Jamie Doward Sat 27 Jan 2018 19.05 EST Last modified on Sat 27 Jan 2018 20.22 EST Share on Facebook Share on Läs mer…

May calls again for tech firms to act on encrypted messaging

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Encryption May calls again for tech firms to act on encrypted messaging Focus shifts to smaller platforms that can ‘quickly become home to criminals and terrorists’ Alex Hern @alexhern Thu 25 Jan 2018 10.56 EST Last modified on Thu 25 Läs mer…

Facebook should be ‘regulated like cigarette industry’, says tech CEO

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook should be ‘regulated like cigarette industry’, says tech CEO Salesforce chief Marc Benioff is latest tech insider to raise alarm over social media’s affect on society with comments at Davos Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 24 Jan 2018 Läs mer…

Facebook to roll out new tools in response to EU privacy laws

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook to roll out new tools in response to EU privacy laws COO Sheryl Sandberg also reiterates company’s promise to add 10,000 safety and security personnel, tackle fake news and end abuse Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 23 Jan Läs mer…

‘Never get high on your own supply’ – why social media bosses don’t use social media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t use Facebook like you or me. The 33-year-old chief executive has a team of 12 moderators dedicated to deleting comments and spam from his page, according to Bloomberg. He has a “handful” of employees who help Läs mer…

Facebook: we were too slow to recognise our ‘corrosive’ effect on democracy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook: we were too slow to recognise our ‘corrosive’ effect on democracy Social network hiring 10,000 more staff to combat spread of fake news, and harassment use of Facebook as a weapon in ‘cyberwar’ Alex Hern @alexhern Mon Läs mer…

Why Facebook’s news feed changes are bad news for democracy | Emily Bell

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Media blog Why Facebook’s news feed changes are bad news for democracy Emily Bell News organisations say they have seen a steady drop off in Facebook referred traffic Sun 21 Jan 2018 07.32 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Läs mer…

Facebook to prioritize ‘high quality’, trustworthy news, Zuckerberg says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook to prioritize ‘high quality’, trustworthy news, Zuckerberg says Facebook chief to change news feed to combat ‘sensationalism’ ‘There’s too much misinformation and polarization in the world’ Reuters Fri 19 Jan 2018 16.32 EST Last modified on Fri 19 Läs mer…