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Social media sites urged to remove "like" button

Social media sites including Facebook may be forced to turn off the "like" function for British children, thanks to proposed guidelines for online safety......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

How to view, download, and delete your personal info online

Set aside lots of time and extra hard-drive space. Imagine on that screen there's a never ending parade of internet privacy center sites. Social media networks know a lot about you. In fact, that.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 6th, 2019

Facebook acknowledges Pelosi video is faked but declines to delete it

Despite determinations that a Nancy Pelosi video circulating widely on social media is a fake, Facebook has determined not to remove it, saying its policies don't require that postings be true......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 24th, 2019

What you need to know about calls to break up Facebook

Facebook co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe

Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2019

Facebook rejects co-founder"s call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe

Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook?

Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps

As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 8th, 2019

UK proposes banning social media "likes" for children

Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it's proposing to protect children's online privacy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

Australia Passes Law to Punish Social Media Bosses for Violent Posts

Australia passed sweeping legislation Thursday that threatens huge fines for social media companies and jail for their executives if they fail to rapidly remove “abhorrent violent material” from their platforms. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

Australia proposes jail time for social media executives who don’t remove violent content

The proposal is one of the most sweeping crackdowns on tech companies’ content moderation efforts that policymakers in a democratic government have ever considered......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 1st, 2019

Facebook Scrambles to Remove New Zealand Mosque Attacker’s Livestreamed Video

Social media firms' speed in taking down extremist content is once again back in the spotlight following the Christchurch terror attacks.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 15th, 2019

With the ongoing cash crunch, digital money gets another lifeline

As news of no-cash flooded social media sites and news channels, the past 24 hours have seen a surge in people queuing to get the KYC done.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

Germany introduced a new law that cracks down on abusive online content, but critics say it"s stifling free expression

Germany has introduced a law known as NetzDG which requires social media sites to take down any illegal content or hate-rhetoric.   The companies typically have within 24 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2018

3 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Strategy

With the digital age that we live in, social media sites such as LinkedIn have made it extremely easy to advertise for free......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 13th, 2018

3 Simple Ways to Increase Social Selling on LinkedIn

With the digital age that we live in, social media sites such as LinkedIn have made it extremely easy to advertise for free......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 13th, 2018

How Real Estate Agents Can Master the 5 Most Popular Social Media Sites

As social media continues to grow an.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaApr 8th, 2018

Anger in Uganda over plans for tax on social media

Uganda's government plans to introduce a tax for using social media sites in the near future but as Francis Maguire reports that's drawn criticism from human rights campaigners and businesses......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2018

David and Victoria Beckham Call Divorce Rumors ‘Fake Social Media News’

Social media and gambling sites were alive with rumors that the Beckhams were about to split......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 8th, 2018

Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these sites have changed........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 12th, 2018

People are urging boycotts and criticizing Amazon"s treatment of workers on its biggest day of sales (AMZN)

Getty/Chip Somodevilla Amazon's critics came out in full force on social media in the run-up to Amazon Prime Day, attacking the company and its CEO, Jeff Bezos. These consumers urged .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018