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TikTok Settles Privacy Suit For $92 Million

TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit in the US over its privacy practices.

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Facebook ‘Refriends’ Australia, Will Allow News On Platform

The spat between Facebook and Australia appears to be mended for the time being, with the two reaching an agreement.

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Microsoft Bringing Australian-Style Paid News to the EU

Microsoft is working to help EU publishers get paid for their news, similar to an Australian law that would enforce the same thing.

US Bill Would Allow Small News Publishers to Band Together Against Social Media

A new bill would pave the way for small news publishers to work together to negotiate better deals with tech companies.

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Facebook Faces Fallout From Australian News Ban

Facebook is already facing fallout from its decision to block Australian news sources, with government sites impacted and calls of bullying.

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Facebook Plays Hardball With Australia While Google Plays Nice

Facebook has escalated its disagreement with Australia over proposed legislation that would force it to pay for news.

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TikTok Runs Afoul of European Consumer Law

TikTok has found itself in trouble with the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, as a result of multiple infractions against EU consumer laws.

Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral
Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral

Our ads on Reddit have gotten a lot of traction and puts a big smile on people’s faces says 1-800 Flowers CEO Chris McCann. What we’re trying to do is just make sure we’re relevant.

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Biden Administration Reviewing WeChat Ban

The Biden administration is reviewing an attempted ban of WeChat, amid a broader review of the previous administration’s actions against Chinese platforms.

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Facebook Oversight Board Open to Other Platforms Joining

The Facebook Oversight Board has a nearly impossible task but, if it succeeds, it’s open to other platforms joining its efforts.