When users get asked on iPhone devices if they’d like to be tracked, the vast majority say no. That’s worrying Facebook’s advertisers, who are losing access to some of their most valuable targeting data.
France’s antitrust watchdog slapped a €500-million fine on Google on Tuesday for failing to comply with the regulator’s orders on how to conduct talks with the country’s news publishers in a row over copyright.
Former US President Donald Trump is going to sue Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, raising the stakes in his battle against social media giants who have blocked him.
Facebook and Liquid Intelligent Technologies are extending their reach in Africa by laying 2 000km of fibre in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Facebook is starting to warn some users they might have seen “extremist content” on the social media site, the company said on Thursday.
Facebook launched its newsletter product, called Bulletin, on Tuesday. It’s a standalone platform for free and paid articles and podcasts that will aim to rival Substack.
Facebook shares rose more than 4% after a US antitrust case was thrown out of court. The share price rise put Facebook’s market capitalisation over $1-trillion for the first time.
Even as Microsoft hovers around a $2-trillion valuation, it may avoid being included in a US antitrust bills aimed at big technology companies.
US politicians’ efforts to rein in US-based social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook risk restricting democratic freedoms worldwide, including in Africa.
The Nasdaq ended at a record high on Tuesday, lifted by Amazon, Microsoft and other top-shelf tech companies as investors shifted their focus to growth stocks.