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Facebook: Short Term Pain For Long Term Gain

seekingalpha.com  -  3 hours ago
Recently announced news feed changes took down Facebook stock. The market implication is that there will be a hit to near-term revenue. I believe changes will b

Facebook plans European AI investment and digital training programs amid growing regulatory scrutiny

venturebeat.com  -  6 hours ago
Trying once again to rehabilitate its reputation in Europe, Facebook today announced a wide-ranging training program to help small businesses and provide individuals with critical digital skills.

Hard Questions: Social Media and Democracy

newsroom.fb.com  -  6 hours ago
What effect does social media have on democracy? This is a large and complex question with numerous aspects to consider — from social media's role in connecting people with information and giving them a voice in the democratic process, to concerns about ad transparency, echo chambers and foreign…

Guest Post: Is Social Media Good or Bad for Democracy?

newsroom.fb.com  -  6 hours ago
Social media platforms are terrific for democracy in many ways, but pretty bad in others. And they remain a work-in-progress

Hard Questions: What Effect Does Social Media Have on Democracy?

newsroom.fb.com  -  6 hours ago
By Samidh Chakrabarti, Product Manager, Civic Engagement This post is part of a series on social media and democracy.  Around the world, social media is making it easier for people to have a voice in government — to discuss issues, organize around causes, and hold leaders accountable. As recently…

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

independent.co.uk  -  7 hours ago
Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centres in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc.

Training 1 Million People and Small Businesses in Europe by 2020

newsroom.fb.com  -  17 hours ago
By Ciaran Quilty, VP, Small Businesses, EMEA Today we’re announcing a program to help EU businesses grow and to equip more people in the EU with the digital skills they need to compete in today’s workplace. We’re committing to open three new community skills hubs in Spain, Poland and Italy, and to…

Historian discusses the evolution of social networks

finance.yahoo.com  -  a day ago
Niall Ferguson talks technology in the era of President Trump on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

HQ2 Much

seekingalpha.com  -  a day ago
There are several reasons to call for the breakup of big tech: - weaponization of the platforms by adversaries- teen depression- monopoly power- restraint of co

Twitter Alerts Nearly 680,000 Users They May Have Been Duped by Russian Accounts

gizmodo.com  -  2 days ago
Twitter admitted on Friday evening that its investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections had turned up what it believes were over 50,000 automated accounts linked to the Kremlin—and that it had identified 677,775 other accounts that “followed one of these…

Facebook's Evolution is Reaching a Critical Moment. Here's What It Means for Shareholders.

finance.yahoo.com  -  2 days ago
The recent news feed changes could reverberate for years to come.

How Tech Firms Are Embracing Ex-Prisoners

finance.yahoo.com  -  2 days ago
Time in prison doesn't have to be a life sentence for job opportunities.

Facebook newsfeed changes: Mark Zuckerberg announces site will ask users to rank trust in media using surveys

independent.co.uk  -  2 days ago
Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys. In a blog post and a Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company said it is surveying users about their familiarity with and trust…

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

finance.yahoo.com  -  3 days ago
Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys. In a blog post and a Facebook post from ...

Why Analysts Are More Optimistic About Twitter's Future

finance.yahoo.com  -  3 days ago
Jan.19 -- Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick and Bloomberg's Selina Wang and Sarah Frier discuss why Twitter Inc. is accumulating likes from some of its most important followers: Wall Street analysts. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."

Tech Roundup: INTC Probe, FB Newsfeed Change, PC Shipments

finance.yahoo.com  -  3 days ago
Two senators are calling for a probe of Intel's (INTC) CEO stock sale, Facebook (FB) is making changes to its newsfeed and HP (HPQ) rules Q4 and 2017 PC shipments.

Facebook’s News Feed will soon prioritize stories that are trustworthy, informative, or local

venturebeat.com  -  3 days ago
Facebook today announced that its News Feed will soon give priority to trustworthy news outlets. The gauge for what Facebook considers high-quality news will come in part from a survey of Facebook users to determine which news outlets they find most trustworthy. Local news and news outlets that…

I Can't Fucking Believe How Dumb Facebook's News Feed Update Is

gizmodo.com  -  3 days ago
Facebook has been teasing a massive overhaul to the News Feed—its core product—after widespread, utterly deserved criticism that it had acted as a megaphone for disinformation on an unprecedented scale. Today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced how his platform will handle news, and it’s quite possibly…

Facebook's News Feed will now have users decide 'high quality' news through surveys

finance.yahoo.com  -  3 days ago
Facebook will survey its users to determine which news services are trustworthy.

Facebook to rank news based on sources' trustworthiness

finance.yahoo.com  -  3 days ago
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Facebook adding more changes to bring more trustworthy sources to users' news feeds.

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