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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.

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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.

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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.