Daily Crunch: Facebook’s cryptocurrency is coming

Daily Crunch: Facebook’s cryptocurrency is coming

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Friend portability is the must-have Facebook regulation

Friend portability is the must-have Facebook regulation

Choice for consumers compels fair treatment by corporations. When people can easily move to a competitor, it creates a natural market dynamic coercing a business to act...

Instagram will block hashtag pages full of vaccine misinfo

Instagram isn’t just pretty pictures. It now also harbors bullying, misinformation, and controversial self-expression content. So today Instagram is announcing a bevvy up safety updates to protect...
CIA joins Instagram with a staged photo of Haspel’s desk

CIA joins Instagram with a staged photo of Haspel’s desk

The Central Intelligence Agency's first Instagram post is a governmental game of I Spy.  (CIA)One of the government’s...
Twitter CEO personally calls Omar to explain policy after Trump tweet: report

Twitter CEO personally calls Omar to explain policy after Trump tweet: report

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) had asked Twitter to remove the president's April 12 tweet, saying it had sparked death threats against her.  ...
Researchers find 540 million Facebook user records on exposed servers

Researchers find 540 million Facebook user records on exposed servers

Security researchers have found hundreds of millions of Facebook user records sitting on an inadvertently public storage server. The two batches of user records were collected and...
Pink fires back at ‘trolls’ who criticized post of son, 2, without diaper

Pink fires back at ‘trolls’ who criticized post of son, 2, without diaper

Pop star Pink fired back at mom-shaming trolls on Sunday who criticized her for sharing a picture of her 2-year-old son without a swim diaper. The Instagram photo...
AP FACT CHECK: Facebook defines ‘permission’ loosely

HUD Files Housing Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

Secretary-initiated complaint alleges platform allows advertisers to discriminate The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today a formal complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair...
Where did social media go wrong?

Where did social media go wrong?

For most of my life, the Internet, particularly its social media — BBSes, Usenet, LiveJournal, blogosphere, even MySpace, early Twitter and Facebook — consistently made people happier....
This is how much money Pinterest execs made last year

This is how much money Pinterest execs made last year

Silicon Valley is known for its massive wealth. When these companies file to go public, we all finally get to know how much money these executives take...

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