The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users.Read More »
From the violent lyrics of rap music to the crude comments of teenagers in video-game chat rooms, the U.S. Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.Read More »
Corporate tweeters or bloggers — employees who post promotional and often entertaining commentary on behalf of their employers’ businesses — add much of their own personal brand — their voice, their opinions, their snarky remarks — to the information they are disseminating on the company’s behalf.Read More »
A $9.5 million settlement of a consumer class action against Facebook was sufficiently adequate to be approved, even if it represented only a fraction of what some class members claimed they could recover in individual lawsuits, the 9th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
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If you’re a Facebook junkie, if you have a black belt in tweeting or if you are the mayor of your favorite coffee shop on Foursquare, you might not like the news from a leading technology consultant: More advertising is coming to all your favorite social media platforms, including mobile devices, and it will be showing up in places you haven’t seen it before.Read More »