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Facebook Shuts Down Another Group of Researchers

Facebook has taken action against another group of researchers investigating it, drawing more scrutiny and condemnation.

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TikTok Unveils New Protections for Teens

TikTok has unveiled new protections for teens, including limiting notifications at night.

Facebook Delays Return to Office Until 2022

Facebook is the latest company to push back its return-to-office date, shooting for January 2022 amid the Delta surge.

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Reddit Hits $10 Billion Valuation

Reddit has secured another round of funding, bringing the social media company’s valuation to $10 billion.

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UK Regulators May Force Facebook to Sell Giphy

Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) has raised significant concerns over Facebook’s Giphy purchase and may force a sale.

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Google Makes Slew of Changes to Protect Minors

Google has announced a slew of changes to its platform in an effort to afford more protections to those under 18.

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FTC Official Blasts Facebook’s Actions Against Researchers

The FTC’s Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Samuel Levine, has written an open letter blasting Facebook’s recent actions.

WeChat Restarts New User Registration

WeChat has restarted new user registration, roughly a week after it halted registrations to implement security upgrades.

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Facebook Bans Researchers Investigating It

Facebook is taking action, that appears to be retaliatory, against researchers that are investigating it.

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Facebook Trying to Pervert Homomorphic Encryption

Facebook is looking to use homomorphic encryption as a way to serve ads in encrypted chat and communications — to the surprise of no one.