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Google: We will shut down our search engine if we have to pay for news
Google: We will shut down our search engine if we have to pay for news
Australian government plans to add a link tax which would force Google and Facebook to pay for local news sites whenever their content shows up. 22 Jan 2021 - 2 comments
FTC and states sue Facebook for antitrust violations
FTC and states sue Facebook for antitrust violations
Federal Trace Commission, better known as FTC, is taking the largest social media platform, Facebook, to court for illegitimate antitrust practices. ...... 10 Dec 2020
U.S. Congress: Internet giants are monopolies
U.S. Congress: Internet giants are monopolies
The House Antitrust Subcommittee has released a 449 page report which delves into antitrust issues in digital markets involving some of the ...... 09 Oct 2020 - 2 comments
Facebook: We'll quit Europe, no more Instagram or Facebook for European users
Facebook: We'll quit Europe, no more Instagram or Facebook for European users
Facebook threatens to quit European markets unless data flow between United States and EU is kept intact. Move could involve both, Facebook and Instagram. 22 Sep 2020 - 4 comments
Facebook takes EU commission to court over data requests
Facebook takes EU commission to court over data requests
Facebook is taking the European Commission to court over broad data requests that could violate its employees' privacy or expose sensitive information. 28 Jul 2020
Microsoft shutting down Mixer, merges with Facebook Gaming
Microsoft shutting down Mixer, merges with Facebook Gaming
Microsoft invested massive amounts of money trying to compete with Twitch as they acquired Beam in 2016 and re-introduced it as Mixer the next year. ...... 24 Jun 2020
World's largest messaging app now has a payment platform
World's largest messaging app now has a payment platform
Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has introduced a new payment feature to its app. The company has announced WhatsApp payments that ...... 15 Jun 2020
Trump threatens social media with regulation after tweet fact check, Zuckerberg and Dorsey respond
Trump threatens social media with regulation after tweet fact check, Zuckerberg and Dorsey respond
The United States President has attacked the social media after Twitter added the first fact check link to his tweet. President Trump threatened ...... 28 May 2020 - 1 comment
Facebook buys GIF sharing service Giphy
Facebook buys GIF sharing service Giphy
Social network giant Facebook is to acquire animated GIF-sharing platform Giphy, putting it under its Instagram service. 15 May 2020
Facebook launches Messenger Desktop client for Windows, Mac OS
Facebook launches Messenger Desktop client for Windows, Mac OS
Facebook has finally released a Desktop client of its Messenger service for Windows and Mac OS systems. 03 Apr 2020 - 1 comment
Disney, Facebook, Sony join Netflix and others to slow down streaming
Disney, Facebook, Sony join Netflix and others to slow down streaming
People having to work from home and spend most of their leisure at home unsurprisingly has meant that internet usage has gone up tremendously. ...... 24 Mar 2020
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
World's most popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, has dodged a massive bullet. The owner of the messaging platform, Facebook, has been considering ...... 18 Jan 2020
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide law enforcement with access to its encrypted messaging products. 11 Dec 2019
Twitter won't delete deceased users' accounts
Twitter won't delete deceased users' accounts
Twitter has backtracked on plans to remove inactive accounts after users pleaded with the social network not to delete accounts of people who have passed away. 28 Nov 2019
Facebook's Libra loses backing of financial, payment companies
Facebook's Libra loses backing of financial, payment companies
Facebook's digital currency Libra has suffered another blow ahead of its launch as all of the payment processors backing it have pulled their support. 12 Oct 2019
Sony dumps Facebook integration on PS4
Sony dumps Facebook integration on PS4
Sony has announced that Facebook integration is no longer supported on the PlayStation 4 system. So what does that mean for users? 08 Oct 2019
PayPal no longer backing Facebook's digital currency
PayPal no longer backing Facebook's digital currency
PayPal has dropped out of the Libra Association, the first financial backer to leave the group backing the Libra digital currency. 04 Oct 2019 - 1 comment
Facebook Dating launches to challenge Tinder
Facebook Dating launches to challenge Tinder
Facebook has launched a new dating service inside its flagship service. New Facebook Dating is easy to see as a direct competitor to the likes of Tinder. ...... 06 Sep 2019
Huge stash of Facebook users' phone numbers leaked
Huge stash of Facebook users' phone numbers leaked
Over 400 million phone numbers related to Facebook users has been recovered from a leak. The numbers consist users all around the globe and ...... 05 Sep 2019
Facebook might make Like count invisible on posts
Facebook might make Like count invisible on posts
Facebook may repeat a change from its Instagram service that will reduce the visibility of a post's overall popularity. 03 Sep 2019
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