Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 214:

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Facebook's efforts to overhaul political ads on its platform are crucial first steps, but vulnerabilities remain   —  FACEBOOK HAS AGREED to give Congressional investigators roughly 3,000 political ads it found linked to Russian accounts that ran during the 2016 election.
Sep 22, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators   —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …
Sep 21, 2017, 3:38 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook uses AI and expands human review processes to identify misleading ads and posts that use “cloaking” to disguise true link destinations   —  “Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it's actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders …
Aug 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Facebook proposes Willow Campus, “mixed-use village” expansion to its Menlo Park campus with office buildings, housing, retail space, and a grocery store   —  The proposed village includes offices, home, a grocery store, and parks and plazas  —  MENLO PARK — Aiming …
Jul 7, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship, such as removing false news, and plans to begin explaining how it's addressing each question   —  How should Facebook decide what's allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms?
Jun 15, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook to allow flagging revenge porn for review and removal, prevent further sharing of removed images on Messenger and Instagram using photo-matching tech   —  Facebook has implemented a new photo-matching technology to ensure people can't re-share images previously reported and tagged as revenge porn …
Apr 5, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Facebook spokesperson calls Muslim registry “attacking a straw man” in accidental reply to reporter's email; company refuses to comment further   —  A spokesperson for Facebook, accidentally responding to a BuzzFeed News reporter via email, called the notion of a Muslim registry a “straw man.”
Dec 13, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook corrects more metrics affecting ad reach, streaming reactions, plus Like & Share counts   —  Facebook today announced it's correcting a few more issues with its metrics in areas like audience estimation for ads, live video reaction counts and its Like and Share buttons.
Dec 9, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Vauhini Vara / Bloomberg:
Facebook tests ad targeting for people streaming certain shows on Roku and Apple TVs, linking FB profiles with IP addresses   —  The social media company is working with A&E and a streaming startup to tailor more conventional commercials for viewers.  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints
Dec 2, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
The White House partners with Stanford University and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to host an event on Wednesday to discuss how tech can help address poverty   —  President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg in 2011  —  Tomorrow, the White House will partner with Stanford University …
Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Financial services industry banks on the Microsoft Cloud  —  Examples of scenarios and solutions companies are implementing to drive their digital transformation.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Introducing Zoho ShowTime's Open Mic: Let your learners have their say!  —  Traditional classroom training has always enjoyed one significant advantage over virtual training - the personal touch.
Worldpay:
Join us at the Web Executive Forum on Nov 8th  —  We're moderating an awesome panel on the future of web payments.  See the full event agenda and register here.