Tag Archives: Social information processing

19Mar/17

EU demands changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

European consumer protection authorities are taking aim at media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter, asking them to amend their terms of service or possibly face fines. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

17Feb/17

Facebook CEO’s bid to reboot globalisation

Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism. As Ciara Lee reports, he’s written a letter to users saying the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. Continue reading

06Feb/17

German court hears Syrian’s ‘selfie with Merkel’ case against Facebook

A German court holds its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks.

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02Nov/16

Facebook elite rule on content

A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
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09Aug/15

NASA to Share the Universe with Tumblr Users

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA is launching an official Tumblr profile that will give Tumblr users a regular dose of space in a blog-like format through text, photos, videos and more.
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24Mar/15

Facebook wants to host news content

(Reuters Business Report) – Seeing the news on Facebook could get a lot easier and faster. The social network wants to host news content on its own site instead of having you hit a link that takes you to a publisher’s site. The New York Times reports that Facebook is talking to half a dozen publishers including itself, BuzzFeed and National Geographic about hosting their content on Facebook.
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20Mar/15

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s rules on what may and may not be posted on the social media site

New Yorkers react to Facebook’s clarification of what content is prohibited on its social media website, as the company strives to curb controversial posts.

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