Facebook and Google broke down barriers to broadcast media — even for mass killers

The killing of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, N.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 15th, 2019

New products help Hawaii tech startup Jam Bios to grow

The addition of new online features and photo book packages, along with advertising on Facebook and Google, have helped Hawaii-based tech startup JamBios grow the number of memberships on its memory-sharing social media site. When PBN last checked i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Elizabeth Warren wants to bust up Amazon, here's how it could be broken into 3 pieces

Google and Facebook dominate search and social media, but Amazon dominates three parts of the tech industry. That makes it the easiest t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2019

Canada watchdog to seek court order to force Facebook to follow privacy laws

Facebook Inc broke Canadian privacy laws when it collected the information of some 600,000 citizens, a top watchdog said on Thursday, pledging to seek a court order to force the social media giant to change its practices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

EU wary of fake online accounts as Europe elections approach

The European Union is praising Facebook, Google and Twitter for tackling disinformation while urging the social media giants to do more in clamping down on fake accounts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2019

A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

Facebook, Google targets of sweeping new U.K. social media laws

British lawmakers on Monday said they’ll call for a new, independent regulator tasked with policing technology giants Facebook, Google, Twitter and others, who they say haven’t done enough to delete objectionable content on their platforms. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Who Is Hugh Masekela? Google Doodle Honors the Jazz Legend and Anti-Apartheid Activist

South African jazz legend played with greats, broke barriers. Hugh Masekela may not be a household name these days, but the South African musici.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 4th, 2019

New copyright rules could curb access to online media in Europe

Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 26th, 2019

Social Media Addiction Is a Real Disease, U.K. Lawmakers Say—And Facebook and Google Must Be Taxed for It

Call it a mental health tax. For the last few years, some psychologists have been warning of the dangers of social media addiction--a phenomenon that whistleblowers from within tech industry say has been deliberately foster.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 18th, 2019

Google, Facebook, Comcast: Battle Lines Drawn for Modern Media Megaliths

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Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 14th, 2019

AT&T Assembles a Media Team, Joining a Battle With Giants

The company’s two core businesses are both facing upheaval as tech companies like Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Google and Facebook have become dominant players in both entertainment and distribution......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 7th, 2019

Google and Facebook are expanding their video ads (GOOGL, FB)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Google and Facebook each recently a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2018

From Sheryl Sandberg to Jake Tapper: Here"s a look at 2018 commencement speakers in Mass.

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, CNN's Jake Tapper and former Bay State Gov. Deval Patrick will all be among this year's commencement speakers at area schools. Indeed, this year's crop of commencement speakers runs the gamut from the corporate, arts, media.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Why 10 minutes a day on Twitter might be your best biz dev tool

Social media completely changed the way businesses interact with people. It broke down the barriers between customers and the brands they support. It also created new ways for businesses to engage and interact with prospective customers. In many way.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

What passengers saw: Southwest Airline"s deadly midair emergency

A Southwest Airlines passenger broadcast a video on Facebook Live midair after an engine broke apart, apparently rupturing a window and killing a passenger......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

"Flipping the script" after mass shootings

Brian Stelter and Dave Cullen, author of "Columbine," discuss how media coverage of mass shootings is evolving. Cullen says killers are being deprived of attention: "The Parkland kids flipped the script.".....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 20th, 2018

At Cannes Lions, many companies have yachts, but Google, Facebook sponsor their own beaches

Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Spotify sponsored beaches and events, are a symbol of techs increasing influence/disruption of advertising and media industri.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 25th, 2018

To counter Google and Facebook, AT&T buys an ad network

Google and Facebook have a powerful grip on the digital ad industry. Media and telecom companies are looking for ways to loosen it......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 26th, 2018

Facebook, Google, and Other Tech Giants Unite to Let You Transfer Your Data

The new service will allow you to move data from one platform to another. Following a number of data privacy and ad misuse scandals among the titans of tech, many users have been cooling on the social media networks and websites th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 20th, 2018

House Democrats Seek New Probe of Sinclair

Two House Democrats asked the FCC to investigate whether Sinclair Broadcast Group broke laws by allegedly influencing ad sales at rival Tribune Media, another potential setback in the TV station owners’ effort to merge......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 7th, 2018