Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup

Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hughes' argum... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers: Let’s Get Real About Regulating Facebook

Yeah, that situation with the Parkland graduate was appalling. Here’s another Harvard kid who should have been sent packing: Mark Zuckerberg. Fifteen years ago, the entrepreneurial undergrad  was emailing a friend about the harvest of his proto social network, “The Face Book.” As revealed a few... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-21 14:07:05 UTC ]
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Facebook wants some regulation—at least on brand safety

Facebook welcomes a little regulation, at least if it helps end its brand-safety problems. “We want regulation in the areas of brand safety and content moderation,” said Carolyn Everson, vice president of global marketing solutions, speaking on Tuesday at an event kicking off the Global... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-19 11:21:19 UTC ]
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Bring Back the Golden Age of Broadcast Regulation. Especially for YouTube and Facebook.

They should be seen as communications infrastructure, and be made to serve the public interest. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-06-07 01:34:58 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google Pressured EU Experts to Soften Fake News Regulations, Say Insiders

Google and Facebook pressured and “arm-wrestled” a group of experts to soften European guidelines on online disinformation and fake news, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 15:02:38 UTC ]
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Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

The House of Commons publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheatsheet: How Europe is moving to regulate Google and Facebook

Publishers are in a zero-sum tussle with Facebook and Google; it’s no secret they need a bit of assistance. The post Cheatsheet: How Europe is moving to regulate Google and Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ofcom chair raises prospect of regulation for Google and Facebook

Patricia Hodgson says she believes sites could be classified as publishers, as businesses face pressure over fake newsThe chairman of the media regulator Ofcom has said she believes internet businesses such as Google and Facebook are publishers, raising the prospect that they could eventually... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook wants to make your breakup less awkward

Facebook wants to help ease the burn of a breakup.The social media giant introduced new tools Thursday on its mobile app to help users see less of their exes.Now when you change your relationship status to “single,” Facebook will ask if you want to “take a break” from seeing pictures and posts... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Facebook's new face recognition policy astonishes German privacy regulator

A German privacy regulator is astonished that Facebook has added facial recognition to a proposed new privacy policy it published on Thursday. "It is astonishing to find the facial recognition again in the new proposed privacy policy that Facebook published yesterday. We therefore have directly... Continue reading at PC World

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Life after Facebook: How Brit + Co became profitable after seeing Facebook traffic plummet

After taking a hit with the rest of the digital media industry during the Facebook and Google advertising duopoly, founder Brit Morin is taking a more hands-on and themed approach to creating the site's content to ready the brand for a comeback. The post Life after Facebook: How Brit + Co became... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-09 04:00:06 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Jennifer Howard reveals best practices for engaging an audience with Facebook Watch

  Jennifer Howard, Managing Director of Entertainment, Media, and Tech at Facebook, sits down with Ad Age Associate Publisher Heidi Waldusky to discuss how Facebook Watch is changing the way its 140 million daily users consume content—and how marketers can take advantage of it. A custom... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 19:52:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

Facebook will begin testing subscriptions on its Facebook Watch video destination in the U.S., with initial publishing partners BritBoxTV, CollegeHumor Dropout, MotorTrend On Demand and Tastemade Plus. The social network would not provide details on payments by publishers or on subscription... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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ProPublica’s Facebook-Monitoring Political Ad Tool (Which Facebook Fought) is Alive Again with a New Home at the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is the new home to the Facebook Political Ad Collector, a browser extension that ProPublica built and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 18:45:03 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

Facebook wants to own more of the shows it subsidizes for Facebook Watch, but publishers are not always willing to give those rights away. The post Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies

Publishers are eyeing everything from sponsored and custom video series to licensing and even merchandising for their (self-funded) Facebook Watch shows. The post Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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