Social laws

Facebook ‘Oversight’ Board To Make Content Rulings

Board will make final decisions over objectionable content, but will not be able to change company policy

1 day ago

Facebook Offers Users Facial Recognition Opt Out

No more Tag suggestions. Face recognition ability opened to all users, but opt-out is available

2 weeks ago

Facebook Lawsuit After Hack Of 29 Million Users

Lawsuit filed alleging social network failed to inform users of risks associated with its single sign-on tool

1 month ago

Facebook To Pay Record $5bn Fine For FTC Settlement

“But we only budgeted $3bn!” Zuckerberg and co going to have dig into the kitty to pay mammoth penalty

2 months ago

Twitter To Tighten Rules For Politicians

Intended for Trump? Tweets from politicians that break house rules will be hidden behind warning notice

3 months ago

Bill Gates Calls For Tech Regulation

Microsoft co-founder says it is time for governments to help regulate technology giants like Facebook, Google

3 months ago

Facebook Privacy Case Will Be Heard At ECJ

Europe's top court will finally hear privacy case against Facebook, after Irish Supreme Court ruling

4 months ago

Facebook Live Streaming Restriction After NZ Shooting

Rules around the live streaming feature on Facebook to be tightened after New Zealand shootings

4 months ago

Twitter Suspends 166,000 Accounts For Terrorism

Says the decline in banned terrorism content is partly down to effectiveness of its policing tech

4 months ago

Google Staff Meet To Discuss Corporate Retaliation For Walkout

'Town Hall' meeting after staff allege Google regularly retaliates against employees who speak out

5 months ago