Category Archives: Technology

Lawmakers Urge Facebook To Delay Libra, Issuing Stark Warnings For Global Economy


House Democrats warned that, without oversight, the digital currency could quickly become “too big to fail.” Source link

Facebook Vows Crackdown On Census Misinformation After Calls From Civil Rights Groups


The social media giant said it would treat the census like an election, but not everyone is impressed with the changes. Source link

Jony Ive, iPhone Designer, To Leave Apple And Form Own Design Company


Apple said it will be among the primary clients of Ive’s new design company for a range of projects. Source link

A Senate Bill Targets YouTube Pedophiles. Could It Cost Family Vloggers Their Livelihood?


The vloggers are caught in the middle of YouTube’s scramble to deal with its ongoing predator problem. Source link

Facebook Unveils Plans For Its Own Cryptocurrency


The digital currency, called Libra, is scheduled to launch in 2020 with partners including PayPal, Uber, Spotify, Visa and Mastercard. Source link

Google Employee Who Helped Organize Mass Walkout Quits After Retaliation Claims


Claire Stapleton was among the organizers of last year’s global walkout over the company’s poor handling of sexual harassment allegations. Source link

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Outlines 'Privacy-Focused' Vision


Zuckerberg plans to stitch together its Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram messaging services. Source link

Queen Elizabeth II Shares First Instagram Post, And It's A Throwback


The post on the royal family’s account was signed “Elizabeth R.” Source link

Social Media Platforms Rush To Stop Spread Of New Zealand Shooting Footage


After the attack was apparently livestreamed on Facebook, social media platforms have tried to stop it from circulating. Source link

Facebook Monitoring Failure Helped Spread Christchurch Hate Around The World


Company’s touted policing system was no match for a live-streamed video and dedicated right-wing extremists. Source link