Facebook and Twitter CEOs to testify before Congress in November on how they handled the election

October 24, 2020 0

Shortly after voting to move forward with a pair of subpoenas, the Senate Judiciary Committee has reached an agreement that will see the CEOs of

3 reforms social media platforms should make in light of ‘The Social Dilemma’

October 22, 2020 0

Jason Morgese Contributor Jason Morgese is the founder and CEO of Leavemark, the first ad-free, data storage and social media hybrid. “The Social Dilemma” is

Who regulates social media?

October 19, 2020 0

Social media platforms have repeatedly found themselves in the United States government’s crosshairs over the last few years, as it has been progressively revealed just

We need universal digital ad transparency now

October 16, 2020 0

15 researchers propose a new standard for advertising disclosures Laura Edelson Contributor Erika Franklin Fowler Contributor Erika Franklin Fowler is Professor of Government at Wesleyan

With ‘absurd’ timing, FCC announces intention to revisit Section 230

October 15, 2020 0

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced his intention to pursue a reform of Section 230 of the Communications Act, which among other things limits the

If data is labor, can collective bargaining limit big tech?

October 12, 2020 0

Erik Rind Contributor Erik Rind is the CEO of ImagineBC and an expert in understanding the largely untapped potential that blockchain and AI technologies bring

Facebook and Instagram will pin vote-by-mail explainers to top of feeds

October 9, 2020 0

Starting this weekend, everyone of voting age in the U.S. will begin seeing informational videos at the top of Instagram and Facebook offering tips and

Decrypted: The major ransomware attack you probably didn’t hear about

October 7, 2020 0

Watching the news this past week was like drinking from a firehose. Speaking of which, you probably missed a busy week in cybersecurity, so here

Media roundup: Google to cut big checks for news publishers, Substack continues to draw top creators, more

October 7, 2020 0

Welcome back to Extra Crunch’s Media Roundup, where I round up the stories that entrepreneurs in the content and advertising business should be thinking about

Cambridge Analytica sought to use Facebook data to predict partisanship for voter targeting, UK investigation confirms

October 6, 2020 0

The UK’s data watchdog has sent a letter to parliament In lieu of a final report on a wide-ranging investigation into online political advertising which

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