In his first appearance in Europe since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to answer questions from 12 members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from various political groups.
Snapchat users tend to be aged between 18 and 24, with 45% falling into this age group, and the app’s monthly active users reach more than 300 million.
The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a controversial new tax last night to charge the city’s largest business per worker in order to tackle homelessness and a housing crisis.
The Snap share price has dropped after hours in New York after the Snapchat parent company announced its latest redesign of its disappearing messaging app.
Did an army of Russian Twitter bots help propel Labour and Jeremy Corbyn to a surprisingly positive result in the 2017 UK general election?
The Spotify share price has fallen sharply at the US market open in New York after the company posted underwhelming first quarter results last night — Spotify’s first earnings release since its market debut in April.
Cambridge Analytica is closing, following weeks of turmoil following its implication in the Facebook data-sharing scandal.
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a list of new features for the social network at the semi-annual Facebook F8 developer’s conference in San Jose, California.
iPhone maker Apple has confounded its critics and reported healthy revenues, topping analyst estimates for its fiscal second quarter despite decreasing demand — and sending the company’s share price higher.
Sushovan Hussain, the former finance chief of Autonomy, is facing a jail sentence of up to 20 years and 16 fines of $250,000 each, after receiving a conviction for fraud yesterday in the long running HP trial.
The Apple share price has stabilised ahead of the iPhone maker posting its second-quarter results later today.
Microsoft has been tipped as the social media company best placed to deal with the various challenges facing the sector according to new analysis released by GlobalData’s Thematic Research Division.
It’s been a roller coaster few months for Facebook — not to mention its investors.
Facebook is rolling out new measures to make political ads more transparent for UK users, according to the company’s chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer.
The Twitter share price has fallen sharply in New York at the market open after the social network reported a “strong” start to the year.
Popular messaging service WhatsApp is raising its minimum user age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new wide-reaching rules coming into force next month called the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
It’s unlikely that Facebook user data obtained by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica was used for US President Donald Trump’s presidential election campaign, according to Aleksandr Kogan, the data scientist behind the app that harvested information from 87 million Facebook accounts.
Facebook has revealed long-held secrets on how it polices the social network and why it bans certain content.
British pub chain JD Wetherspoon closed down its social media accounts recently — Twitter, Facebook and Instagram — unironically using Twitter to announce its departure.
Asia’s second largest semiconductor maker SK Hynix has warned that the slower growth in smartphone sales around the world means it expects its smartphone chips sales growth to slow in coming months.
Everyone has their pet peeves at work.
In Indonesia some 115 million people use Facebook and the country is among the world’s biggest users of the social network.
Facebook is to begin asking users in Europe and Canada for permissions to use facial recognition, as required under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
After ten months of talks involving more than 200 witnesses, the Artificial Intelligence Committee of the UK parliament’s upper house has concluded that tech giants should be put in their place, workers must be prepared for a jobless future and AI must be regulated before it gets out of hand.
As Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday faced his second day in front of US law makers, the company at the heart of the social media giant’s data sharing scandal got its third CEO in as many weeks.
The Facebook share price rallied as the company’s founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg give a marathon five-hour performance in front of US law makers, rising almost 5% by the US close and adding $3 billion to Zuckerberg’s personal fortune.
A least one company isn’t spooked by the recent Facebook share price dip and controversy, with the Sequoia Fund buying a stake in the social media giant.
Some 2.7 million European Union citizens had their Facebook information leaked to data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, the European Commission (EC) has revealed.
Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that he is still the best person to lead Facebook, despite continuing fallout from the data sharing scandal around political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
US stocks on Wall Street have opened higher today after a tech sell of caused a bad start to the second quarter yesterday.