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H-1B Visa Ban May Put U.S. Position as Tech World Leader...

The H-1B visa ban may U.S. tech its top spot in the worldH-1B workers in U.S. may feel compelled to go back...

The Week Ahead: Facebook Boycott Pressures Execs

The #StopHateForProfit campaign quickly picked up steam after the boycott began July 1, landing support from Coca-Cola, Unilever, Verizon, Sony, Ford and...

Big Companies Buying Clean Power at Record Pace; Google Biggest Buyer...

Corporations bought more clean-energy than ever, boosted by tech heavyweights Google, Facebook and Amazon as they are pushed to reform their energy...

Facebook Taking Harder Line With Coronavirus Posts than Political Ads, as...

Facebook, apparently deciding fake posts about the coronavirus are a bigger risk than misleading political ads, is moving to stem the rising...

Trump Campaign Spending Millions Advertising on Facebook, Where Political Ads Are...

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign spent almost $20 million on Facebook advertising in 2019, alarming Democratic rivals, as the campaign takes advantage of...

Davos Day 3: FinTech Giants Take on Central Banks on the...

Tech giants and government officials brought their simmering dispute over the future of cryptocurrency to the World Economic Forum, arguing over whether...

Facebook’s New AI: Navigation Without Maps, En Route to Autonomous Delivery...

Trying to find the nearest Starbucks in a city without Google Maps might not cause a person to go caffeine free in...

India Social Media Battle Seen Brewing, As TikTok May Face Challenge...

Facebook is taking the fight against fast-growing Chinese video app TikTok to one of the hottest markets in the world for downloads.The...

Facebook’s New Policy on Political Ads Sparks Criticism, Fails to Ease...

Facebook sparked fresh criticism over how much influence it may have on elections with a new policy that enables users to better...

Another Reason to Disconnect: Social Media Promoting Bad Self-Image, Even Among...

You’ve seen them on Facebook and other social media -- posts by uber-fit people doing super-athletic things. You may want to look...

Twitch Fends off Microsoft, Facebook To Stay Atop Game Streaming Heap

Twitch’s early move into video game streaming is paying off, with Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Disney failing to dislodge the Amazon unit...

Facebook Said to be Facing Antitrust Order that Would Halt App...

Facebook’s antitrust problems appear to be growing, with the U.S.’s top consumer protection agency reportedly considering action next year that would effectively...

Impact Investing’s Solid 2019 Isn’t Due to Gods of Virtue, but...

Impact investing appears to be heading for a very good 2019. But don’t thank any gods of virtue -- give credit to...

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Fail NATO Test on Fake News

Take it from a NATO group reporting from near the Russian border: U.S. social media remains a breeding ground for fraud, fake...

Anti-Facebook: New Social Media Platforms Lure Disenchanted Users With Quality Content,...

Key Takeaway: Facebook’s public scrutiny creates a window of opportunity for the...

How Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Fix Science

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s embattled co-founder and CEO, isn’t just interested in creating the biggest ad machine and political platform in history. He...

PayPal Unveils Financial Health Program For Employees: ‘Market Is Not Working’

PayPal has been on a mission to address financial inclusivity for a while now. Recently, the digital payments giant looked inward.

Algo-Shaming: Google, Facebook Expand Power With Crackdown on Creators Seeking Clicks

As advertisers, influencers, and journalists feverishly maneuver for eyeballs and likes, employing an arsenal of tactics to boost their views, social media...

Google Aims to Own Healthcare/Wearables Space With Fitbit Purchase

Google, scouting out opportunities at the intersection of digital technology and healthcare, is paying $2.1 billion to buy Fitbit, which will permit...

Twitter, Facebook Clash over Political Ads, Cryptocurrency in Fight for Moral...

The Dorsey-Zuckerberg battle for the future of social media ramped up this week, and both sides sought to claim the moral high...

Facebook Teams Up With Big News Organizations, Seeking to Blunt Fake...

Key Takeaway: The Facebook News platform will give some media organizations a...

Congress Grills Zuckerberg for Pitching Libra as Solution for the Unbanked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, testifying again today on Capitol Hill, faced pushback from members of Congress skeptical of his claims the social...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Defends Company From Critics in Leaked Audio

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has had a tough couple of months.  Not only was the largest social network...

Why Gen Z Doesn’t Click with Mainstream News

Key Takeaway: Traditional news companies are failing to connect with Gen Z consumers, a report on...

Germany Ramps Up Libra Opposition as Banks Develop Competing “Stablecoins”

In the latest round of setbacks for Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency, Germany ramped up its rhetoric against the electronic money today and...

U.S. Military Aims at Fake News As Bad Guys Stay Steps...

Facebook, Google and a host of social networks are increasingly pressured to root out and stomp out fake news. Now, the U.S....

Pinterest Burnishes Clean Image With Tool to Curb Vaccine Misinformation

It seems impossible to go a week without another social network handling fallout from another fake news scandal. Digital pinboard Pinterest, however,...

Facebook News Push Takes New Turn, Highlighting Importance of News, Advertising

Social networks encroaching on news organizations’ turf took another turn this week when Facebook announced its latest effort -- hiring a squad...

Twitter Backs ShareChat, Looks to Compete with Facebook in India

Twitter led the latest $100 million round in an Indian social media app ShareChat, according to a TechCrunch report over the weekend,...

Facebook’s Video Platform “Watch” Draws Advertisers Wary of YouTube Pitfalls

Advertisers are warming up to Facebook’s nearly two-year-old Watch video platform as they seek an alternative to YouTube, whose problems with sexual...
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