Sasja Beslik, the head of sustainable investing at the financial-services group Nordea Asset Management, posted a tweet on Wednesday noting some inconsistencies in Facebook’s latest claims: “Facebook needs 3 years to fix the data and privacy issues, but just found time to launch a dating feature and take on Tinder.” … [Read more...] about Privacy Experts Warn About Dangers of New Facebook Dating Feature
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Facebook’s recent partnerships with mainstream media sources for original video and its effort to rate news sources on their trustworthiness will likely boost already-established media and make life harder for smaller, independent media sources. It is part and parcel of the problem that arises when a single digital platform has so much control over public speech. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s New Ad Disclosures Are Meant To Fight Russian Trolls. A Russian History Podcaster Is Paying The Price.
New York – President Donald Trump’s lawyers are asking a New York state appeals court to throw out or freeze a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on “The Apprentice” who has accused Trump of unwanted kissing and groping. … [Read more...] about Trump lawyers launch appeal in ‘Apprentice’ lawsuit
Two initial Biohub projects will be a Cell Atlas, a map of cells controlling the body’s major organs, and the Infectious Disease Initiative to develop new tools, tests, vaccines and strategies for fighting diseases such as HIV, Ebola and Zika. … [Read more...] about Who is Mark Zuckerberg’s wife Priscilla Chan and when did the philanthropist and mother-of-two marry the Facebook CEO?
The problem of Facebook, the most popular such platform in the U.S., is in part a problem of metaphors. This much was made clear during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s hearings on the Hill earlier this week. Lawmakers seemed to operate from very different conceptions of the social media giant. Is Facebook a publisher? wondered Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska). Is Facebook a “self-regulated superstructure for political discourse”? mused Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.). “If I buy a Ford and it doesn’t work well and I don’t like it, I can buy a Chevy,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in a line of inquiry that went to the heart of the Facebook question. “If I’m upset with Facebook, what’s the equivalent product that I can go sign up for?” … [Read more...] about The Problem With Facebook Is No One Can Agree On A Metaphor