Facebook reported revenue that beat Wall Street estimates as advertisers stuck with the social media company through a series of privacy scandals.
The former UK deputy prime minister, hired by Facebook last year to lead the company’s lobbying efforts, used his first speech since taking the job to explain how it wants to repair its reputation and be accountable for its impact on society.
It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft was the European Commission’s nemesis. Facebook should take some lessons for the software giant to overcome its regulatory challenges.
Facebook is planning to integrate parts of WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, as part of a huge technical operation across the social network’s collection of messaging apps.
WhatsApp is to limit the number of times users can forward any single message to five in an attempt to stop false information spreading on the platform.
The world’s tech police have the opportunity to succeed in televisions where they initially failed with the rest of the connected world, and ensure that users retain a firm grasp on their data.