Social Media

The Latest: UK investigates 30 groups, including Facebook

Apr 5, 2018

Britain's Information Commissioner says some 30 organizations _ including Facebook _ are being investigated as part of an investigation into how social media platforms were used in political campaigns

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

Apr 3, 2018

Global stock markets fell for a second day Tuesday as investors continued to fret over a trade war between the U.S. and China and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.

Trade war fears and tech jitters stalk global stock markets

Apr 3, 2018

Global stock markets fell for a second day Tuesday as investors continued to fret over a trade war between the U.S. and China and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies.

UK Labour leader criticized for anti-Semitism in party

Apr 1, 2018

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing criticism over his handling of reported anti-Semitism among some of his supporters

The Latest: Reports: Zuckerberg to testify before Congress

Mar 27, 2018

The Latest: Reports say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress

Expert says Brexit campaign used data mined from Facebook

Mar 27, 2018

The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help Donald Trump's White House bid says he strongly believes the information was also used by the Brexit movement

The Latest: LG says uncertain how to stop breaches of data

Mar 27, 2018

A South Korean mobile device maker says the responsibility for protecting user privacy falls not just on one single company but on all players in the mobile industry

Watch it, Facebook: new EU data rules may have broad impact

Mar 26, 2018

New, tougher European rules on data privacy will force companies like Facebook to do a better job protecting user data

UK watchdog evaluates evidence from Cambridge Analytica

Mar 24, 2018

British data watchdog is assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica's London office

Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended

Mar 20, 2018

The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

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