Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’

Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal rights organisation, says the social media giant is failing to obey its own policies which prohibit violent content and the sale of animals. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-26 07:00:06 UTC ]
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Marketers, publishers and platforms announce a global alliance for 'responsible media'

Big media players like Unilever and Procter & Gamble Co. have been talking plenty about making media more responsible. Now they’re getting more people to talk. The marketers are launching the Global Alliance for Responsible Media alongside 14 other global advertisers, the five leading agency... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 04:01:00 UTC ]
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'Call their bluff': Shut down social media platforms, ex-Facebook adviser urges

A former Facebook adviser is urging governments around the world to shut down social media platforms until they can be reformed. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-28 14:17:44 UTC ]
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El apagón global de Facebook fue causado por' un cambio en la configuración del servidor'.

El apagón global de Facebook Inc., que afectó a los usuarios de su red social homónima, así como a los servicios de Instagram, Messenger y WhatsApp, fue resultado de un problema técnico,  anunció la compañía. El problema fue causado por "un cambio en la configuración del servidor" y ahora está... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s global outage was caused by ‘a server configuration change’

Facebook Inc.’s global outage — which hit users of its namesake social network as well as sister services Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp — is winding down, the company announced Thursday. The issue was caused by “a server configuration change” and is now resolved, “and our systems are... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-14 16:55:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s global outage was caused by ‘a server configuration change’

Facebook Inc.’s global outage — which hit users of its namesake social network as well as sister services Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp — is winding down, the company announced Thursday. The issue was caused by “a server configuration change” and is now resolved, “and our systems are... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-14 16:55:00 UTC ]
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‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video

"We generated revenue from brands. If content was so important, you’d think we would be trying harder to please publishers." The post ‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Is Now Available Globally, as Are Tools for Publishers and Creators

Facebook announced Wednesday that its Facebook Watch video platform is now available globally and, in related moves on the publisher side, its Ad Breaks advertising options have been extended from U.S.-only to worldwide, and the desktop-based Creator Studio content-management hub it had been... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform

Facebook has been testing a tool with five publishers including BuzzFeed to help them improve their reach on the platform. The post Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook says 'most people' likely had their data scraped from its platform

Facebook has announced a sweeping overhaul of its data collection rules, and revealed that most people's accounts were likely targets of "scraping" by malicious actors.Mike Schroepfer, chief technology officer, on Wednesday published a blog post outlining nine areas where Facebook would focus on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Says People Are Spending Less Time on Its Platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says time spent on the platform took a hit as it implemented changes meant to improve the experience for users.On Tuesday, Facebook announced quarterly earnings, and the CEO said in a statement that already people have been using the social network less because of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Harmonized With Global Music Rights, HFA/Rumblefish, Kobalt Music Publishing

Music continued to fill the air in Menlo Park, Calif., as Facebook announced three new partnerships with music publishers, coming on the heels of its deal with Sony/ATV earlier this week and its pact with Universal Music Group, inked in December. Facebook head of music business development and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Our relationship with Facebook is difficult’: The Guardian’s David Pemsel says the platform doesn’t value quality

David Pemsel, CEO of Guardian Media Group, is concerned about Facebook but bullish on the ability of philanthropic contributions to fund publishing. The post ‘Our relationship with Facebook is difficult’: The Guardian’s David Pemsel says the platform doesn’t value quality appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms

They're either spending less time on Facebook either in absolute or relative to time they’re spending on other platforms. The post Facebook loses attention as publishers shift focus to other platforms appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It is harder to differentiate in the platforms’: Publishers want more data, monetization options from Facebook, Google and Apple

Publishers said they want more data sharing, better subscription options and greater flexibility in how articles and ads can be designed within distributed platforms. The post ‘It is harder to differentiate in the platforms’: Publishers want more data, monetization options from Facebook, Google... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sports publisher GiveMeSport built a tech platform to Facebook-proof its audience

The publisher claims its proprietary tech helps it react fast to algorithm changes in Facebook's News Feed. The post Sports publisher GiveMeSport built a tech platform to Facebook-proof its audience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Fry: Facebook and other platforms should be classed as publishers

Speaking at Hay festival, writer accuses ‘aggregating news agencies’ of not taking responsibility for their contentStephen Fry has called for Facebook and other “aggregating news agencies” to be reclassified as publishers in order to stop fake news and online abuse spreading by making social... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New report shows the number of requests for user data Facebook receives from global governments

Today Facebook publishes its Global Government Requests Report, revealing just how many data requests the social network has received from governments around the world. This time around, the report covers the second half of 2016, and it shows a mixed-bag of figures. While the number of items... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hour-Long Torture on Facebook Live Could Chill Brands' Appetite for New Platform

The appearance of what appeared to be an hour-long torture video on Facebook Live could undermine efforts to get more brands and publishers to try out the feature.On Wednesday, Chicago police confirmed that they were investigating a disturbing assault that was livestreamed on Facebook's video... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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That 'holiday gift exchange' Facebook post is technically an illegal scam

Sorry to be a grinch, but that viral Facebook post going around about a gift exchange is against the law. You've probably seen something like this in your newsfeed: Sometimes the message varies: You're sending a bottle of wine or a book or it includes the men on the holiday fun. But the gist is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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