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Pelosi Calls Facebook ‘Irresponsible’ in Allowing Misinformation

Pelosi Calls Facebook ‘Irresponsible’ in Allowing Misinformation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Facebook Inc. “very irresponsible” and “shameful” for the way the company allows false information to spread on its social media platform.
Facebook to Give Users the Option to See Fewer Political Ads

Facebook to Give Users the Option to See Fewer Political Ads

Facebook Inc. said it will soon give users the option to see fewer political and social issue advertisements in their feeds, but the company held firm on its controversial stance against fact-checking
Twitter CEO Dorsey Bans Political Ads in Swipe at Facebook

Twitter CEO Dorsey Bans Political Ads in Swipe at Facebook

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey tweeted Wednesday that the site will ban all political ads, delivering a jab to Facebook Inc., which has come under fire for the way it’s handled
The Thinking Behind Chris Hughes’s New Anti-Monopoly Crusade

The Thinking Behind Chris Hughes’s New Anti-Monopoly Crusade

The Facebook co-founder’s $10 million fund will soon announce its first grant recipients.
Trump, Sanders, Warren Policies are Rattling This Investor

Trump, Sanders, Warren Policies are Rattling This Investor

The 2020 U.S. presidential candidates, the incumbent included, are leaving one prominent bullish investor feeling his least optimistic in more than a decade.
Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Four payments companies that have joined Facebook Inc. as founding members of the Libra Association are wavering over whether to officially sign on to the cryptocurrency project, according to people
The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The FTC’s antitrust investigation looks a lot less imposing given its privacy settlement with the company.
FTC Chief Says He’s Willing to Break Up Big Tech Companies

FTC Chief Says He’s Willing to Break Up Big Tech Companies

The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said he’s prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers as his agency investigates whether companies
Democrats Slam Corporate Power With Vow of Antitrust Crackdown

Democrats Slam Corporate Power With Vow of Antitrust Crackdown

Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls assailed the power that the biggest U.S. corporations have been allowed to accumulate and pledged stricter antitrust enforcement.
What You Need to Know About DACA and the ‘Dreamers’

What You Need to Know About DACA and the ‘Dreamers’

The program was crafted by President Barack Obama in 2012 to shield young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Stanford Offers $4.7 Billion for California Housing, Transit

Stanford Offers $4.7 Billion for California Housing, Transit

Stanford University, hoping to appease officials opposed to its planned expansion, is offering to spend $4.7 billion to relieve pressures on housing and transit that are plaguing residents of
Mexico's AMLO Talks Internet With Zuckerberg Via Video Chat

Mexico's AMLO Talks Internet With Zuckerberg Via Video Chat

Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg today about fulfilling a commitment to broaden internet access, and in a Twitter post, said there’s no
Google Pledges $1 Billion to Tackle Bay Area Housing Crisis

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Tackle Bay Area Housing Crisis

Google pledged $1 billion over the next 10 years to try to address an affordable housing crisis in California’s Bay Area.
Pelosi Snubs Zuckerberg as Congress Rachets Up Tech Scrutiny

Pelosi Snubs Zuckerberg as Congress Rachets Up Tech Scrutiny

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is increasingly unhappy with social media giant Facebook Inc.’s handling of political-related content, particularly after it refused to remove a doctored video of her.
Facebook Removes a Record 2.2 Billion Fake Accounts

Facebook Removes a Record 2.2 Billion Fake Accounts

Facebook Inc. said it removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter, a record that shows how the company is battling an avalanche of bad actors trying to undermine the authenticity of the
Google, Facebook Set 2018 Lobbying Records as Tech Scrutiny Intensifies

Google, Facebook Set 2018 Lobbying Records as Tech Scrutiny Intensifies

Google and Facebook Inc. set company records for annual lobbying spending in 2018 as Washington’s scrutiny of Big Tech intensified.
Facebook Finds Ongoing Evidence of Election Interference

Facebook Finds Ongoing Evidence of Election Interference

Facebook Inc. has uncovered an ongoing effort to influence U.S. political opinions on its social networks, showing how attempts to meddle in civic life ahead of midterm elections are becoming more
U.K. Democracy 'Facing a Crisis' From U.S. Social Media Giants

U.K. Democracy 'Facing a Crisis' From U.S. Social Media Giants

The U.K.’s political system cannot cope with the threats from fake news, according to a panel of British lawmakers investigating the impact of social media on recent elections.
Facebook Sets Lobbying Record Amid Cambridge Analytica Fallout

Facebook Sets Lobbying Record Amid Cambridge Analytica Fallout

Facebook Inc. set a company record for lobbying spending in the second quarter, the period during which Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress and the social media giant
Top House Republicans Question Apple, Alphabet on Privacy

Top House Republicans Question Apple, Alphabet on Privacy

Alphabet Inc. and Apple Inc. are facing questions about their privacy practices from four top Republican members of Congress as tech companies fail to assuage lawmakers’ concerns.