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Adobe can’t Photoshop out the fact its $20bn purchase of Figma is a land grab | John Naughtom
The software giant paying vastly over the odds for a small but strategically threatening company should alarm US regulators

John Naughton

24, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Nick Clegg to decide on Trump’s 2023 return to Instagram and Facebook
Meta’s president of global affairs said it would be a decision ‘I oversee’ after the ex-president’s accounts were suspended in 2021

Kari Paul

23, Sep, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Will today’s tech giants reach a century? It’s all about the quality of the product | John Naughton
If you want to be an internet-age version of General Motors or IBM, you need to sell something people want and steer clear of political pitfalls

John Naughton

17, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘Gifs are cringe’: how Giphy’s multimillion-dollar business fell out of fashion
Generational divide threatens future of tech firm as it seeks approval for $400m takeover by Facebook owner Meta

Alex Hern UK technology editor

16, Sep, 2022 @12:57 PM

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TechScape: The unbearable sadness of Mark Zuckerberg
Meta is finally admitting how serious a Facebook ban can be. Plus, Joe Rogan and Zuck have a heart to heart

Alex Hern

31, Aug, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data breach lawsuit ends in 11th hour settlement
Dramatic move shows Mark Zuckerberg ‘desperate to avoid being questioned over cover-up’, says Observer journalist

Mark Townsend

27, Aug, 2022 @4:16 PM

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TikTok can track users’ every tap as they visit other sites through iOS app, new research shows
Researcher says social media app can collect keystroke information but ‘there is no way for us to know’ if or how data is used

Rafqa Touma

24, Aug, 2022 @4:45 AM

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Priti Patel urges Meta to rethink end-to-end encryption plans
UK home secretary says plans of Facebook owner could hinder child abuse investigations

Alex Hern UK technology editor

22, Aug, 2022 @6:04 PM

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‘Dangerous misogynist’ Andrew Tate removed from Instagram and Facebook
Self-described sexist removed for violating Meta’s policies on ‘dangerous organizations and individuals’

Kari Paul

19, Aug, 2022 @10:09 PM

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TechScape: Meta’s BlenderBot 3 wants to chat – but can you trust it?
Facebook’s parent company has created a bot capable of weighing in on almost any topic – from radicalisation to sending Mark Zuckerberg to jail

Alex Hern

10, Aug, 2022 @10:31 AM

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Meta’s new AI chatbot can’t stop bashing Facebook
Launched on Friday, the conversational AI fueled by material found online spews uncomfortable truths and blatant lies

Matthew Cantor

09, Aug, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Facebook shut me out of the page for our local cooking school
We had more than 2,500 followers, then suddenly the page was disabled and we have no idea why

Zoe Wood

08, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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