Italy has fined Facebook €7 million ($8.5 million) after the social network company failed to address and rectify user data practices that were flagged as a concern in November 2018.
The latest exposé by Project Veritas reveals hours of video obtained by an anonymous Facebook insider with Mark Zuckerberg and other executives admitting that they ‘have too much power’.
A lobbyist group affiliated with Antifa is suing Apple in an effort to get free speech messaging platform Telegram removed from the app store, claiming that it allows ‘extremists’ to spread ‘hate speech’.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized Twitter for banning President Trump, saying that social media networks shouldn’t have the power to decide who is allowed to exercise free speech.
Digital services taxes adopted by India, Italy and Turkey discriminate against U.S. companies and are inconsistent with international tax principles, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Wednesday, paving the way for potential retaliatory tariffs.
Silicon Valley is working behind the scenes to secure senior roles for tech allies in lesser-known but still vital parts of president-elect Joe Biden’s administration, even as the pushback against Big Tech from progressive groups and regulators grows.
Facebook Inc could be forced to sell its prized assets WhatsApp and Instagram after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and nearly every U.S. state filed lawsuits against the social media company, saying it used a “buy or bury” strategy to snap up rivals and keep smaller competitors at bay.
A recently revealed email from a business associate of Hunter Biden’s reveals plans of a potential deal between the two of them and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The email in question is from well-known Hunter business associate Devon Archer to a certain Jason Galanis.