EghtesadOnline: Bitcoin leapt across the $9,000 mark on Sunday, boosted by reports that Facebook is soon set to launch its own cryptocurrency.
EghtesadOnline: Most of Facebook’s U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information about millions of accounts without owners’ permission, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday showed.
EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc. is starting to comply with new privacy rules in Europe. And then, to get ahead of scrutiny everywhere else, the company said it will provide the same protections to the rest of its 2 billion users.
EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc. may have to pay a real price for claims it invaded users’ privacy: billions of dollars.
EghtesadOnline: Mark Zuckerberg has a well-worn strategy for fixing Facebook flaws. The company launches products, people complain, and then it decides if there’s anything it should change once the furor gets loud enough.
EghtesadOnline: It's been a few months since Mark Zuckerberg decided that Facebook's new mission would be to "bring people closer together." The product teams are working hard to respond to his call to produce "meaningful interactions" between users. So far, the results are awkward.
EghtesadOnline: For cryptocurrency investors, January is turning into a month to rue.
EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc. acknowledged today that social media can have a negative impact on democracies, and that the company has more work to do in order to ensure that the good outweighs the bad.
EghtesadOnline: Mark Zuckerberg’s latest Facebook post is proving expensive.
EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc.’s chief security officer warned that the fake news problem is more complicated and dangerous to solve than the public thinks.