Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey received his first salary since returning to the chief executive officer role four years ago: 140 US cents.
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New Zealand’s official privacy watchdog has described Facebook as “morally bankrupt” and suggested his country follow Australia’s lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence.
Technology companies such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are set to face a statutory duty to protect UK users against a broad range of harmful content or risk “heavy” fines.
Pinterest plans to raise about US$1.5-billion dollars in its initial public offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site will put about 86.3 million shares up for sale at a price between $15 and $17 each.
WhatsApp is giving users more control over who can add them into group chats in a bid to prevent unwanted invitations.
Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, have found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com’s cloud computing servers.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said rules like Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation have had a positive impact on the technology industry.
A new tool will enable users to see how the site’s mechanisms decided to rank a post based on their Facebook habits.
Facebook made a very public bid over the weekend to shape the global conversation about Internet regulation, though so far some politicians remain sceptical of its efforts.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for new global regulations governing the Internet, recommending overarching rules on hateful and violent content, election integrity, privacy and data portability.