Google and Facebook took the sharpest jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of America’s most prominent tech CEOs in the hot seat.
As the ads boycott grows, Mark Zuckerberg shows no sign of backing down.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics.
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation.
The company confirmed it had dismantled the four accounts and announced initiatives to prevent foreign interference in US campaigns
Facebook Inc’s Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company’s co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday.
Facebook has said a live broadcast of last week's Christchurch attacks was viewed fewer than 200 times, as the firm faces growing criticism for failing to block the footage.
Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.