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Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch

Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions – TechCrunch A UK parliamentary committee has published the cache of Facebook documents it dramatically seized last week. The documents were obtained by a legal discovery process by a startup that’s suing the social network in a California court in a …

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“The problem is Facebook,” lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability stand-in – TechCrunch

“The problem is Facebook,” lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability stand-in – TechCrunch A grand committee of international parliamentarians empty-chaired Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing earlier today, after the Facebook founder snubbed repeat invitations to face questions about malicious, abusive and improper uses of his social media platform — including …

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WhatsApp’s chief business officer is leaving – TechCrunch

WhatsApp’s chief business officer is leaving – TechCrunch Roughly one year after WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton made his highly-publicized exit from Facebook, another executive and early employee of the messaging platform is doing the same. Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s chief business officer, announced today that he would be “taking some time off …

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Tech giants offer empty apologies because users can’t quit – TechCrunch

Tech giants offer empty apologies because users can’t quit – TechCrunch A true apology consists of a sincere acknowledgement of wrong-doing, a show of empathic remorse for why you wronged and the harm it caused, and a promise of restitution by improving ones actions to make things right. Without the …

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UK parliament seizes cache of internal Facebook documents to further privacy probe – TechCrunch

UK parliament seizes cache of internal Facebook documents to further privacy probe – TechCrunch Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may yet regret underestimating a UK parliamentary committee that’s been investigating the democracy-denting impact of online disinformation for the best part of this year — and whose repeat requests for facetime he’s …

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Facebook policy VP, Richard Allan, to face the international ‘fake news’ grilling that Zuckerberg won’t – TechCrunch

Facebook policy VP, Richard Allan, to face the international ‘fake news’ grilling that Zuckerberg won’t – TechCrunch An unprecedented international grand committee comprised of 22 representatives from seven parliaments will meet in London next week to put questions to Facebook about the online fake news crisis and the social network’s …

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Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals – TechCrunch

Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals – TechCrunch Facebook’s founder is facing pressure to accept an invite from eight international parliaments, with lawmakers wanting to question him about negative impacts his social network is having on democratic processes globally. Last week Facebook declined a invitation from …

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Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm – TechCrunch Today in call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s …

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Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend. Here’s how it works – TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger starts rolling out Unsend. Here’s how it works – TechCrunch Facebook secretly retracted messages sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, TechCrunch reported seven months ago. Now for the first time, Facebook Messenger users will get the power to unsend too so they can remove their sent messages from the recipient’s …

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