Facebook Wants FTC Chair off Antitrust Case
Lina Khan “cannot meet any standard for neutrality that would permit her to participate in any decision-making" regarding the litigation.
Biden Appoints Big Tech Critic Lina Khan as FTC Chair
Khan is one of the most renowned American scholars to criticize large technology companies for market power abuse.
DOJ: Facebook Improperly Gave Hiring Preference to Foreign Workers
The complaint says the social media giant refused to recruit, consider, or hire qualified and available U.S. workers for over 2,600 positions.
Facebook Adds CRM Platform With Kustomer Buy
The deal “could provide businesses and customers with more support for interactions that occur on Facebook and its other apps."
Facebook, Twitter CEOs Defend Their Election Actions To The Senate
Mark Zuckerberg told Sen. Mike Lee, Utah Republican, that the company occasionally made "mistakes."
Tech Execs Face Questions on Immunity Law
The heads of Facebook, Twitter, and Google said changes to Section 230 could change how they moderate content.
House Urges Reforms to Curb Big Tech Firms
Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple "have become the kinds of monopolies we last saw in the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons."
U.S. Tech Companies Decline Hong Kong Data Requests
Hong Kong’s controversial new security laws require internet companies to provide user data and can order content deletion.
Microsoft Pauses Advertisements on Facebook, Instagram Globally
The company is concerned over the content that runs next to its ads.
Microsoft Scraps Game Streaming Platform
Microsoft tried to compete with Amazon's Twitch but its Mixer service saw "almost no growth in a medium that has otherwise been exploding."
Facebook Zooms in on Videoconferencing
The company is launching Messenger Rooms as apps such as Zoom have seen usage take off since the coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay at home.