Facebook Oversight Board Upholds Trump Ban

Facebook’s Oversight Board has decided Donald Trump’s fate, upholding the ban imposed after the January 6 insurrection.

Messaging App Signal Experiencing Issues

Popular messaging app Signal is experiencing issues, with messages either not being delivered, or taking a long time to arrive.

Facebook and Instagram Try to Scare iOS Users Into Accepting Tracking

Facebook and Instagram are resorting to scare tactics to convince iOS users to allow the companies to track them.

Facebook Wants to ‘Normalize’ Its Data Scraping Leaks

Facebook is looking to take the heat off itself for the recent leak of 533 million records scraped from its site by normalizing that type of incident.

Facebook Data Transfer Tool Now Supports WordPress and Google Docs

Facebook has updated its data transfer too, adding support for Google Docs and Wordpress.

Irish Commission Investigating Facebook Over Data Leak

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) is investigating Facebook over the 533 million user records that appeared online.

German Regulator Wants to Stop WhatsApp/Facebook Data Sharing

A German regulator is the latest to object to data being shared between WhatsApp and Facebook, and is taking steps to stop it.

Tim Cook: ‘We’re Not Against Digital Advertising’

Tim Cook has set the record straight that Apple is not against digital advertising, it simply wants to give consumers more control.

Mobile App Usage Up 30%, Hits 4.2 Hours Per Day

A new report shows how much mobile app usage has grown during the pandemic, reaching 4.2 hours per day, a 30% increase over 2019.

Apple News Could Account for $2.2 Billion and 19 Million Users by 2023

Investment bank Cowen is predicting Apple News+ will account for $2.2 billion in revenue and have some 19 million users by 2023.