Sunday, November 19, 2017

Google says Russian troll farm was client, but spent less than $5,000 on ads...

As Google, Facebook and Twitter prepare for a two-day Congressional grilling over alleged Russian exploitation of their platforms to influence the last presidential election,...

Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg meet with Chinese President Xi in Beijing

Two of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley met with arguably the most powerful man on the planet this weekend in Beijing. Apple...

Facebook outlines ad transparency efforts before Russia hearings

Facebook plans to pull back the curtain on political advertising amid pressure from U.S. lawmakers to do more to protect election integrity. On Friday,...

Facebook, Twitter, Google ’embeds’ boosted Trump campaign: study

Donald Trump could think/tweet all he wants that Facebook was on Hillary Clinton’s side. But his presidential campaign got a bigger boost than expected from...

Google’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter: the Kremlin’s not-so-happy helpers?

Managers at YouTube are troubled by the prolific use of the video-streaming site by RT, a Russian state news organization officially considered in the...

Facebook explains News Feed test as publishers freak out

Facebook is telling publishers to relax about a test it’s conducting that separates content into two news feeds. The test, being done in Sri Lanka,...

Google, Facebook and others to push for ‘Dreamers’ bill: report

Google and Facebook are among the almost two dozen companies reportedly teaming up to lobby Congress to protect “Dreamers” with legislation. Reuters says it...

Housing economist predictions: bubbles, frustrated first-time buyers, new housing starts (Where are they?)

Housing economist Lawrence Yun got everyone’s attention Thursday — he talked about bubbles in his address to the 27th Annual Convention and Expo of...

Google, Apple, Uber and other Silicon Valley tech firms cough up diversity numbers, and...

So, perhaps you’d like to know exactly how white and male Silicon Valley tech firms are. Sorry, that’s a secret. But nearly two dozen...

Google, Facebook, Twitter face more regulation for online political ads

Silicon Valley tech firms, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, have been grappling with how Russia may have used their tools and services to influence...

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