According to Pew “44 percent of Americans read or watch news on Facebook” so you might be interested to see the August 24, 2016 New York Times article entitled “Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine” which highlights Facebook political activities.
There are many ways in which professionals and companies are being harmed online and on social media.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision that could have far reaching implications for the relationships between companies that provide online services, their customers or users, and third parties.
Facebook has won an appeal against a Belgian court ruling, which ordered it to stop tracking logged-out users who visit Facebook pages and other websites linked to Facebook.
Facebook announced last week it was building a better News Feed.
In the months since the Spokeo v. Robins ruling many industries have started trying to reap the benefits. But as Facebook tries to get a piece of the action could we be finding a limit to the logic?
Facebook Posts and Text Messages Result in Monetary and Other Sanctions Being Imposed Against a Municipality
In last week’s post, we discussed the case of Congregation Rabbinical College of Tartikov, Inc., v. Village of Pomona.That case involves a contested land use application for a rabbinical college that has cost the Village of Pomona and its tax payers in excess of $1.5 million in legal fees to defend.
Facebook became the latest American technology company to face antitrust hurdles in Europe after the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), a competition authority, opened an investigation into whether Facebook Inc., USA, Facebook Ireland Limited and Facebook Germany GmbH abused their alleged dominant position in social networking by violating data protection laws.
Earlier this month, a judge from the Northern District of California allowed a putative class action suit to proceed against Facebook.
News broke a few days ago on Gizmodo that former Facebook workers allegedly suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s “Trending Topics” section.