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Facebook ‘overpaid in data settlement to avoid naming Zuckerberg’
Lawsuit alleges settlement in Cambridge Analytica case driven by desire to protect founder

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

24, Sep, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Flash in the pan or money-spinner? Murdoch pins hopes on news streaming service | The Weekly Beast
Foxtel cannibalisation continues with News Corp adding news service Flash to streaming apps Binge and Kayo. Plus: newshounds or booze hounds?

Amanda Meade

24, Sep, 2021 @3:27 AM

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Facebook and Twitter ‘should use volunteer moderators’ says Wikipedia founder
Jimmy Wales says social media companies should follow the digital encyclopedia’s approach

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

23, Sep, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Facebook oversight board to review system that exempts elite users
The XCheck program allows some users to be ‘whitelisted’ or allowed to post material that violates the company’s policies

Guardian staff and agencies

22, Sep, 2021 @12:52 AM

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Big tech’s pro-climate rhetoric is not matched by policy action, report finds
Tech companies poured $65m into lobbying in 2020 – but only 6% of their lobbying activity is targeted at climate policy

Laura Paddison

20, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Facebook slams Wall Street Journal reports as ‘deliberate mischaracterisations’
The company’s vice-president of global affairs said the paper had not presented the whole picture on the ‘difficult issues’

Edward Helmore in New York

18, Sep, 2021 @8:34 PM

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Who says it’s no big deal if the Covid vaccine temporarily disrupts menstrual cycles | Arwa Mahdawi
It’s probably a minor effect of the immune response but it’s not a good look when the medical establishment can’t be bothered to notice

Arwa Mahdawi

18, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Leaks just exposed how toxic Facebook and Instagram are to teen girls and, well, everyone
The company’s own research reveals that, in short, the problem with Facebook is Facebook

Siva Vaidhyanathan

18, Sep, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Teenage girls, body image and Instagram’s ‘perfect storm’
The suffering of the photo-sharing app’s users came into focus this week with the leak of Facebook’s internal research

Dan Milmo and Clea Skopeliti

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Facebook steps up fight against climate misinformation – but critics say effort falls short
New efforts will let vast amounts of false material slip through the cracks, according to climate advocates

Kari Paul

16, Sep, 2021 @8:55 PM

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MP calls for Facebook to be punished if it holds back evidence of harm to users
Social media giant is under pressure over revelations it knew Instagram was harming girls’ mental health

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Sep, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Facebook and Google condemned over ads for ‘abortion pill reversal’
Adverts promoting ‘dangerous, unproven and unethical’ procedure shown millions of times, study finds

Alex Hern Technology editor

15, Sep, 2021 @12:26 PM

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