All posts tagged "Facebook"
Sandberg: False Stories on Facebook Didn’t Sway US Election
NEW YORK – Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says she doesn’t think misinformation spread on the social media platform swayed the election in favor of President-elect Donald Trump. But she said Thursday during an interview on NBC’s “Today”...
- Posted December 9, 2016
Tech Companies Move to Target Terrorist Propaganda Online
WASHINGTON — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital “fingerprints”...
- Posted December 6, 2016
Facebook talks ‘connectivity’ at summit, fighting fake news
Measures include developing new tools to detect "misinformation" and to make it easier to report
- Posted November 19, 2016
Facebook Apologizes for Latest Metrics Errors
NEW YORK — Facebook says it will work with independent companies like Nielsen and comScore to review more of its metrics after it uncovered new problems with the data it provides to advertisers and publishers that use...
- Posted November 16, 2016
Facebook’s Fake News Problem: What’s Its Responsability?
NEW YORK — Facebook is under fire for failing to rein in fake and biased news stories that some believe may have swayed the presidential election. Its predicament stems from this basic conundrum: It exercises great control...
- Posted November 16, 2016
Facebook’s Fake News Problem: What’s its Responsibility?
NEW YORK – Facebook is under fire for failing to rein in fake and biased news stories that some believe may have swayed the presidential election. Its predicament stems from this basic conundrum: It exercises great control...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Zuckerberg: That Facebook influenced election is ‘crazy’
NEW YORK — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the idea that fake news spread on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election is “crazy.” Still, the majority of Americans (six in 10) say they get at...
- Posted November 11, 2016
Facebook Gold Streak Continues in 3Q, Boosted by Video
NEW YORK – Whether it’s a video clip of your friend’s dog or a live stream of the presidential debates, you are likely watching more videos on Facebook than ever. And that means you’re also more likely...
- Posted November 2, 2016
Twitter Cuts Staff, Kills Off Vine App Amid Pressure to Grow
NEW YORK — Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. It is also killing off Vine, a mobile video app where people share short video...
- Posted October 27, 2016
Trump’s ‘Grab ’em’ Comment Unleashes National Conversation
NEW YORK – On Facebook and Twitter, on the phone and on the job, from living rooms to hair salons, Donald Trump’s “Grab ’em by the p—-” comment has unleashed a tsunami of stories from women sharing...
- Posted October 11, 2016