social media

May 18, 2018

Adam Mosseri on Facebook’s complicated relationship with the media

The executive in charge of Facebook’s News Feed, longtime senior staffer Adam Mosseri, took questions about the company’s often-acrimonious relationship with the media at an […]
May 18, 2018

Big changes at the top for Fox News

Thursday brought big changes at the top of Fox News, where Suzanne Scott has been named CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. […]
May 18, 2018

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

IN THIS WEEK’S LOWERCASE… Unfortunate printer #fail in my parents’ hometown paper yesterday. pic.twitter.com/JvqeihaXV5 — Marin Cogan (@marincogan) September 9, 2013 I just made a […]
May 18, 2018

Cambridge Analytica starts bankruptcy proceedings in US

The firm at the centre of the Facebook data row has filed legal papers that will see it wound up.
May 17, 2018

Newspapers are in a ‘daily fight against fake news’ and IPSO mark shows which side they’re on

Today is World Information Society Day. If, like me, you were previously unaware of WIS Day, it is a UN-endorsed international celebration of the positive […]
May 17, 2018

Row over EU decision to hear Zuckerberg in private

A row has developed over the appearance at the European Parliament next week of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
May 17, 2018

Reuters study reveals UK news websites use more online data collection tools compared with European counterparts

UK news websites use more tracking tools to collect data on visitors than their counterparts in Europe, according to new research. The report, by the […]
May 16, 2018

The platform patrons: How Facebook and Google became two of the biggest funders of journalism in the world

In March, Google announced with much fanfare the launch of the Google News Initiative, a $300 million program aimed at “building a strong future for […]
May 16, 2018

Facebook chief to answer questions at European Parliament – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph Facebook chief to answer questions at European ParliamentBelfast TelegraphFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to give evidence to the European Parliament about the […]
May 16, 2018

Facebook privacy: MEPs to press Zuckerberg

Facebook’s chief will attend a closed door meeting with European Parliament leaders in Brussels.
May 16, 2018

Money journalist Martin Lewis says ball in Facebook’s court after meeting with web giant over scam ads lawsuit

Facebook must come up with satisfactory proposals about how it will tackle the problem of fake adverts on its site, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis said […]
May 16, 2018

Laurel or Yanny? Audio has internet in a spin

It’s the biggest social media debate since “the dress”: is a robot voice saying “Laurel” or “Yanny”?
May 16, 2018

Zuckerberg agrees to face EU Parliament

Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the EU Parliament in person to answer questions about Facebook’s use of data.