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Instagram users will be able to buy from brands on platform

‘Checkout on Instagram’ is new e-commerce service available to US customersFacebook is moving into retail, as the company partners with more than 20 brands to allow Instagram users to buy clothes, accessories and makeup on the social network without leaving the app.“Checkout on Instagram” is a step up from previous shopping features on the service, which ultimately pushed buyers to a brand’s web page to complete transactions. Users were then required to enter payment and shipping details, and of...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Money, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, US, World news, Consumer affairs, E-commerce, US news, Online Shopping


Mark Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs under mounting pressure to speak out over New Zealand mosque shootings

Big tech is coming under renewed political pressure following the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday. The attack was livestreamed on Facebook before spreading like wildfire online, leaving tech companies scrambling to block the footage. The CEOs of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Microsoft have been asked to attend a homeland security briefing. Three major New Zealand telecoms companies have also weighed in, asking that the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google take part in ur...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Congress, Trends, New Zealand, Jack Dorsey, Christchurch, Thompson, Facebook Twitter, Facebook YouTube Twitter, Facebook Google Twitter, Christchurch New Zealand, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Twitter


Mark Zuckerberg, four days on, your silence on Christchurch is deafening | Toby Manhire

In New Zealand we’re waiting to see if the all-powerful Facebook boss means what he says about ‘moral responsibility’More than four days have passed since the world’s weakest man launched an assault that took the lives of 50 people at prayer in Christchurch. He did it with a camera stuck to his head, live-streaming it on Facebook, the world’s most powerful media company. It was taken down after police sounded the alarm. But already it had spread through Twitter – where links to the video sit unt...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Media, Social Networking, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Christchurch, Toby Manhire, Christchurch shooting


An internet pioneer is doubtful Mark Zuckerberg can refocus Facebook on privacy. Here's why. (FB)

Internet pioneer Paul Vixie is dubious about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plan to create a "privacy focused" social networking platform. Vixie, the CEO of Farsight securities, has worked on privacy and security issues for decades. The concepts of "private" and "social" are fundamentally at odds, and no one yet has figured out a way to blend the two, he said. Facebook may be feeling constrained by Europe's new privacy law, which illustrates how difficult it can be to promote both privacy and ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, California, Trends, European Union, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Samsung Galaxy, Facebook Messenger The company, Paul Vixie, Vixie, Ostensibly Facebook


Why a top antitrust lawmaker thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

When the newly-minted chair of a congressional antitrust committee calls you out, it’s probably time to start worrying. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Rhode Island Representative David N. Cicilline has called on the Federal Trade Commission to look into Facebook’s behavior for potential antitrust violations, citing TechCrunch’s own reporting that the company collected data on teens through a secret paid program among many other scandals. “After each misdeed becomes public, Facebook alter...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Government, Tech, Bloomberg, House, Antitrust, Silicon Valley, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Democratic Party, Cicilline, David N Cicilline


Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Instagram is opening a whole new revenue stream. Now the 130 million people who tap Instagram’s product tags on shopping posts will be able to buy those items without leaving the app thanks to stored payment info. “Checkout with Instagram” launches today in the US with more than 20 top brands including Adidas, Kylie Cosmetics, and Warby Parker who’ll no longer have to direct customers to their website to make a purchase.. An Instagram spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch “We will introduce a s...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, US, Tech, Paypal, Payments, Warby Parker, Instagram Shopping, Instagram Payments, Facebook Buy Button, Adidas Kylie Cosmetics


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Tech firms scrambled to keep dozens of copies of videos showing the New Zealand mosque shooting off their platforms. YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter struggled to stop users ripping and uploading copies of the original video, and the distressing footage was easily discoverable the day after the incident. Facebook, facing huge criticism over live streaming, says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand shooting in 24 ho...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, North Korea, Trends, Andreessen, New Zealand, Andreessen Horowitz, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Marc Andreessen, Kim Jong, Chris Cox


The Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the world – but it didn't change Facebook

A year after devastating revelations of data misuse, Mark Zuckerberg still hasn’t fulfilled his promises to reformIt can be hard to remember from down here, beneath the avalanche of words and promises and apologies and blogposts and manifestos that Facebook has unleashed upon us over the course of the past year, but when the Cambridge Analytica story broke one year ago, Mark Zuckerberg’s initial response was a long and deafening silence.It took five full days for the founder and CEO of Facebook ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, Congress, UK News, US news, Menlo Park, Cambridge Analytica


College Bribery, DoorDash Pay, and Captain Marvel: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

The tech world found itself embroiled in another appalling controversy when a white supremacist gunman entered two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15 and opened fire, killing at least 50 people and wounding scores of others in an attack apparently calculated for maximum effect on social media and …Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Health, Google, Meat, Food, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Comics, Science, Technology, Movies, Medicine, Labor, Climate Change, College, Disney


Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies trying to infiltrate the company (FB)

Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies that might try to infiltrate its workforce. Recent allegations of industrial theft involving Huawei and Chinese employees at Apple have highlighted the potential risk to tech companies of state-sponsored corporate espionage. Business Insider has published a 5,000-word investigation into Facebook's global security team. On a day-to-day basis, Facebook's security team has its hands full dealing with the hoards of people that turn up at the company's ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, California, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Huawei, Signal, Business Insider, FB, Nick Lovrien, Lovrien, Chinese Apple


Here's the pitch deck this Austin, Texas, entrepreneur used to raise millions for a startup inspired by Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (FB)

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress last April, many in the tech industry joked about the out-of-touch questions he fielded from lawmakers.  Serial entrepreneur Arlo Gilbert, however, saw a big opportunity and created Osano. Most people don’t really understand the basics of what happens when they sign up for a service such as Facebook or Google, he said. Osano consolidates online companies' terms of service and privacy policies into a simple score, similar to ones used...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Trends, Gilbert, Austin Texas, University of Texas, Facebooks, LiveOak Venture Partners, Arlo Gilbert, Rony Kahan, Osano, Facebook Gilbert, Apple Osano


The inevitability of tokenized data

Chris McCoy Contributor Chris McCoy is the chief executive of Footprint and the creator of Storecoin. More posts by this contributor Yesterday’s “plastics” are today’s crypto tokens We’re reaching the endgame of an inevitable showdown between big tech and regulators with a ley battleground around consumer data. In many ways, the fact that things have gotten here reflects that the market has not yet developed an alternative to the data pa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Warren, Fred Wilson, Chamath Palihapitiya, Chris Dixon, Trump, Yang, Dixon, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Chris McCoy


Facebook says its new AI technology can detect ‘revenge porn’

Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence-powered tool that it says will help the social network detect revenge porn — the nonconsensually shared intimate images that, when posted online, can have devastating consequences for those who appear in the photos. The technology will leverage both AI and machine learning techniques to proactively detect near-nude images or videos that are shared without permission across Facebook and Instagram. The announcement follows on Facebook’s ea...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Tech, Edison Research, Lee Ji, Facebook s Community Operations, Facebook Safety Center


Facebook says its new A.I. technology can detect ‘revenge porn’

Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence powered tool that it says will help the social network detect revenge porn – the nonconsensually shared intimate images that, when posted online, can have devastating consequences for those who appear in the photos. The technology will leverage both A.I. and machine learning techniques to proactively detect near nude images or videos that are shared without permission across Facebook and Instagram. The announcement follows on Facebook’s ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Tech, Pakistan, Brazil, Edison Research, Lee Ji, Facebook s Community Operations, Facebook Safety Center


Facebook's Live Streaming Is Criticized After Mosque Shooting

While platforms including Twitter Inc. and YouTube said they moved fast to scrub any content related to the incident from their sites, people reported it was still widely available hours after being first uploaded to the alleged shooter’s Facebook account. Footage was still up on Google’s YouTube almost 12 hours later. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has acknowledged the difficulty of policing content from the 2.7 billion users that power Facebook’s wildly profitable advertisi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Youtube, Twitter Inc


Facebook is being abandoned by top executives. Here's everyone who has left since the Cambridge Analytica catastrophe last year.

i A year on from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there has been significant management change at Facebook. Some of Mark Zuckerberg's closest lieutenants have left since the scandal broke, including his product boss Chris Cox this week. Scroll on for the full list of senior Facebook departures over the past 12 months. It's been one year since the Cambridge Analytica data scandal blew up, enveloping Facebook in a controversy that is still running to this day. For Facebook, Cambridge Analytica w...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Time, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Koum, Chris Cox, Stamos, Cambridge Analytica, Brian Acton, Facebook Cambridge Analytica, Jan Koum Koum, Elliot Schrage Elliot Schrage, BP Time


A tech firm that builds chatbots for big brands like Macy's and Alaska Airlines is acquiring a bot startup to corner the messaging market

Messaging firm Conversocial has acquired Acquire, a similar company that builds chatbots for brands. Conversocial CEO Joshua March believes that the acquisition addresses marketers' concerns that chatbots are one-off experiences for consumers. Facebook recently announced a move toward encrypted communication on its platforms, and one-to-one messaging could be a way for brands to stand out on the platform. As more marketers experiment with messaging and chatbots, 10-year-old firm Conversocial ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Amit Shah, Facebook Messenger, Alaska Airlines, El Chapo, Macy, Lowe, Joshua, Conversocial, Facebook Messenger Twitter, Shane Mac, Joshua March, Macy s Alaska Airlines


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Chris Cox, a key Facebook executive and lieutenant of Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company amid a reorganization. Zuckerberg announced the news in a memo to employees that he also shared publicly on Thursday. Uber plans to launch its IPO next month, Reuters reports. The timing of the IPO means it should arrive soon after Uber's main rival Lyft. Tesla unveiled its new Model Y on Thursday night. CEO Elon Musk presented the new ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Zuckerberg, Reuters, El Chapo, Chris Cox


Chris Cox: longtime Facebook executive to leave as firm pivots to privacy

Chief product officer, who helped create news feed feature, was viewed as a possible successor to CEO ZuckerbergFacebook’s chief product officer and one of the primary architects of its signature news feed, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he was leaving the company, just days after its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, revealed a plan to pivot the world’s biggest social network to an encryption-focused messaging company.Cox, one of Zuckerberg’s earliest employees and closest lieutenants, said in a blogpost he m...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, US news, Whatsapp, Zuckerberg, Cox, Chris Cox, ZuckerbergFacebook


Longtime Facebook executive to leave amid plans to pivot to privacy

Chief product officer Chris Cox, who helped create news feed feature, and Chris Daniels, who heads WhatsApp, to depart Facebook’s chief product officer and one of its earliest employees, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he was leaving the company, just days after its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, revealed a plan to pivot the world’s biggest social network to an encryption-focused messaging company.Cox, one of Zuckerberg’s closest lieutenants and the head of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp products, said in ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, US news, Whatsapp, Zuckerberg, Cox, Facebook Instagram, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels


Chris Cox: longtime Facebook executive exits as network focuses on privacy

Chief product officer, who helped create news feed feature, was viewed as a possible successor to CEO ZuckerbergFacebook’s chief product officer and one of the primary architects of its signature news feed, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he was leaving the company, just days after Mark Zuckerberg revealed a plan to shift the world’s biggest social network to an encryption-focused messaging company.Cox, one of Zuckerberg’s earliest employees and closest lieutenants, said in a blogpost he made the an...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, US news, Whatsapp, Zuckerberg, Cox, Chris Cox, ZuckerbergFacebook


Facebook loses CPO Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels

13-year Facebook veteran, Chief Product Officer, and the spirit animal of the social network Chris Cox is departing the company after two years of seeking to do something new. Cox’s exit is part of a big executive reshuffle as Facebook embarks on prioritizing privacy through messaging, groups, Stories, and integration of its chat features. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the departure of his long-time friend, saying “For a few years, Chris has been discussing with me his desire to do something els...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Tech, Javier Olivan, Will, Sheryl Sandberg, Chris, Zuckerberg, Mark, Cox, Daniels, Chris Cox, Facebook Post, Cathcart


Daily Crunch: Telegram soars after Facebook outage

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage In a message sent to his Telegram channel, founder Pavel Durov wrote, “I see 3 million new users signed up for Telegram within the last 24 hours.” Durov doesn’t offer an explicit explanation for Telegram’s sudden spike in signups, but he does ta...
Tags: Google, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Singapore, Tech, Nasa, Telegram, Wall Street Journal, Pavel Durov, Durov, SoftBank Vision Fund, WeWork Labs, Daily Crunch


Where Do Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Stand With B2B Video?

Modern B2B marketers understand that the key to an effective digital content strategy is meeting customers where they’re at, and giving them what they want. With this in mind, the appeal of social media videos only makes sense. We know that billions of people are on social networks , and we know (or at least research leads us to believe ) they want video. Then again, certain developments may cause us to question what we think we know. How meaningful is it, really, if X% of us...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Video, Social Media, Seo, Linkedin, Cmi, Zuckerberg, Video Marketing, Facebook Twitter, Lee Odden, LinkedIn Facebook, Casey Newton, B2b Social Media Marketing


The “splinternet” is already here

Keith Wright Contributor Share on Twitter Keith Wright is a Villanova School of Business instructor of Accounting and Information Systems, founder of Simplicity On-Demand LLC and former Senior Vice President for Global Sales Operations for SAP. There is no question that the arrival of a fragmented and divided internet is now upon us. The “splinternet,” where cyberspace is controlled and regulated by different countries is no lo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, South Korea, Net Neutrality, Internet, Washington, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Censorship, Chief executive officer, Tech


Facebook won’t store data in countries with human rights violations — except Singapore

As soon as Mark Zuckerberg said in a lengthy 3,225-word blog post to not build data centers in countries with poor human rights, he had already broken his promise. He chose to ignore Singapore, which the Facebook founder had only months earlier posted about, declaring the micro-state home to the company’s first data center in Asia to “serve everyone.” Zuckerberg was clear: “As we build our infrastructure around the world, we’ve chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track r...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Singapore, Tech, Skype, Human Rights Watch, Reporters without borders, Zuckerberg, Hakes, Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon Microsoft Google, Jennifer Hakes


Google cofounder Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn't find a way to keep him in control, newly unsealed court docs reveal (GOOGL)

Larry Page, Google's cofounder, threatened to leave the company in 2011, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Together with fellow cofounder Sergey Brin and top executive Eric Schmidt, Page held shares with super-voting powers that gave the threesome control over Google. Page was worried he'd lose that control if Brin or Schmidt sold their shares, according to recently unsealed court records viewed by Bloomberg. At the time he made the threat, Page was pressing Google's board of directors to create a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Evan Spiegel, Eric Schmidt, Alphabet, Page, SCHMIDT


Let’s Talk About the Self-Made Billionaire Kylie Jenner

Last week Forbes published what has become its second annual clickbait attempt. It was clearly success and I’m upset with myself for continuing to give them attention, even if it’s negative attention. Trust me though, there’s a good reason I’m writing about this. Of course, I’m talking about how Forbes is labeling Kylie Jenner as the youngest self-made billionaire. I think most people look at “self-made billionaire” and laugh for reasons that I hope are obvious. Her sister, Kim Kardashian, a...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Celebrities, Kim Kardashian, Instagram, Washington Post, Marketing, Kardashian, Kim, Kylie Jenner, People Magazine, Oprah Winfrey, Rupert Murdoch, Jenner, Zuckerberg


The man who invented the web keeps puncturing Silicon Valley's self-aggrandising ideals about how it's been great for humanity

Tim Berners-Lee, the British creator of the World Wide Web, has used its 30th anniversary as an opportunity to take aim at Silicon Valley. Berners-Lee argued that the web has been tainted by misinformation, election interference, online harassment, in part thanks to the ad-funded business models pioneered by Google and Facebook. Berners-Lee called on the government to regulate for the digital age. Silicon Valley titans like to present their companies as more than mere services.  From Mark Zuc...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Bbc, Silicon Valley, Berners Lee, Tim Berners Lee, Cambridge Analytica, Aleksandr Kogan, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Silicon Valley Berners Lee, Facebook Berners Lee


Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee that’s calling for an overarching digital regulator to be set up to plug gaps in domestic legislation and work through any overlaps of rules. “The digital world does not merely require more regulation but a different approach to regulation,” the committee writes in a report published on Saturday, saying the government has re sponded to “growing public concern” in a piecemeal fas...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, UK, Instagram, Tech, Ofcom, Digital Authority, U K House of Lord committee, Lords Communications Committee



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