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Amazon blames social media for struggle with fake reviews
Firm says sites are slow to act when warned that fake reviews are being solicited on their platforms

Alex Hern UK technology editor

16, Jun, 2021 @11:24 AM

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UK regulator warns Google about accepting scam adverts
FCA tells MPs it will take action against social media and search engines that host online frauds

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

14, Jun, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Big Brother is still watching you and he goes by the name Facebook | John Naughton
The social media giant’s offer of free internet access ensures that mobile users stay where it can keep an eye on them

John Naughton

12, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats
FEC investigation failed to uncover link to Rally Forge, a firm with close ties to Turning Point USA

Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco

11, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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G7 plan will slash UK tax revenue from US tech firms, say experts
Global changes could mean Treasury loses £230m from Google, Amazon, Facebook and eBay

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Jun, 2021 @3:04 PM

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G7 tax reform: what has been agreed and which companies will it affect?
Reforms force multinationals to pay tax in all countries they operate in, but Amazon could evade new rules

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Global agreement could force tech giants and other multinationals to pay Australia up to $5.7bn in tax
G7 deal was struck as developed countries seek a collective solution to profit-shifting by world’s biggest companies, including Google and Facebook

Paul Karp

07, Jun, 2021 @7:54 AM

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Global G7 deal may let Amazon off hook on tax, say experts
Exclusive: communique from ministers suggests deal only applies to ‘profit exceeding a 10% margin’, which could rule out Amazon

Jasper Jolly

06, Jun, 2021 @8:23 PM

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Facebook to suspend Trump’s account for two years
Decision follows oversight board recommendation over ex-president’s post on Capitol attack

Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco

04, Jun, 2021 @5:57 PM

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UK and EU investigate Facebook over unfair use of data in digital advertising
Joint inquiry to consider if Facebook stifles competition on Marketplace and Dating platforms

Kalyeena Makortoff and Alex Hern

04, Jun, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Australia’s drug regulator may refer anti-vaccination Facebook posts to federal police
Labor MP Julian Hill lashes out at Greg Hunt for ‘lack of a national public health campaign to combat misinformation’ after his vaccine photo on Facebook receives ‘batshit crazy’ responses

Paul Karp

01, Jun, 2021 @7:29 AM

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Gadgets have stopped working together, and it’s becoming an issue
Our reliance on technology means ever more devices and apps and ever less interoperability – and the ubiquity of Apple hasn’t helped

Alex Hern

30, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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