Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a podcast with prominent anti-vaxxer

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a podcast with prominent anti-vaxxer

March 13, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and Amazon are all working to keep dangerous anti-vaccination rumors and hoaxes from getting attention. Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, unintentionally it seems, is doing the opposite. Dorsey, who has been on a media tear lately, sitting for interviews with lots of podcasters, tweeted on Tuesday that he had a “great conversation” with author…

Research: What happens when you get off Facebook for four weeks?

Research: What happens when you get off Facebook for four weeks?

February 28, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

How much would you need to be paid to give up your Facebook account for four weeks? That was the question a group of researchers from Stanford asked thousands of Facebook users last year in an effort to better understand how the social network affected issues such as political polarization and mental well-being. The study…

Ev Williams is finally moving on from Twitter

Ev Williams is finally moving on from Twitter

February 23, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

It’s been a long time since Ev Williams, one of Twitter’s four co-founders and its one-time CEO, was making any notable decisions within the company he created way back in 2006. But on Friday, when Williams announced that he is leaving Twitter’s board to “ride off into the sunset” and “focus on some other things,”…

Facebook faces regulation in UK, elsewhere

Facebook faces regulation in UK, elsewhere

February 18, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

The cries to regulate Facebook are getting louder and louder. This week they’re coming from a familiar foe: The UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, which has been investigating Facebook’s role in spreading disinformation. The Committee issued a new report on Sunday that said, “Facebook intentionally and knowingly violated both data privacy and anti-competition…

Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on startup advice, new beauty products

Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on startup advice, new beauty products

February 17, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

On the latest episode of Recode Decode, Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss joined Recode’s Kara Swisher onstage at the 92nd Street Y in New York City for a conversation about building a direct-to-consumer online beauty business. Weiss said Glossier, which has grown in part thanks to a focus on building a personalized relationship with…

Recode

Recode

February 15, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

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The FTC’s Facebook investigation, explained

The FTC’s Facebook investigation, explained

February 14, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

The FTC isn’t messing around. The Federal Trade Commission, which is still investigating Facebook for potential privacy violations related to how the company has shared data in the past with outside developers, is negotiating with Facebook to settle the issue with a fine that could be billions of dollars, the Washington Post reported Thursday, February…