Tag Archives: facebook

Anomaly aims for Muppet love for Facebook’s Portal

We all know that Facebook is watching us somehow or other, even if we don’t use it. Now anyone can play at Mark Zuckerberg, with the Facebook Portal, a sort of combo between permanent Skype and iPad. A few glitches ...

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Nick Mawditt of Talon Outdoor: why Facebook is channelling Friends Reunited

Facebook has had its fair share of bad press, audience challenges and brand safety issues amidst its meteoric growth. It released a report last week on the benefits of combining Facebook and Outdoor advertising that is a welcome realisation that ...

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Is digital currency Libra set to become Facebook’s Midland Bank moment?

Readers with (very) long memories may recall that in 1987 the Saatchi brothers, then running the world’s biggest agency group, announced their intention to take over the UK’s Midland Bank, one of the biggest at the time. The Midland (now ...

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Blue State Digital’s Samir Patel: why the whole world needs proper regulation for Facebook and its rivals

It’s been a hellish few weeks for Facebook. Earlier this month, just 24 hours after announcing its pivot to a more privacy-focused platform in an attempt to reassure an increasingly concerned user base, it was revealed that Facebook’s single biggest ...

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Roy Jeans: why the Cairncross Review into news media is a failure of intent and resolution

Christophe Guilluy’s recently published English-language version of “Twilight of the Elites” focuses on nascent tensions between France’s metropolitan ruling class and the disenfranchised people who live in the countryside outside of France’s “citadels” of power and economic influence. Originally published ...

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The challenges facing Facebook after a year of turmoil – and spectacular growth

By Dino Myers-Lamptey Data breaches, Mark Zuckerberg’s senate appearances, Martin Lewis’ fake news playouts, undermining democracy accusations, tripling tax bills in the UK and paying kids to spy on their mobiles. This doesn’t sound like the achievements of a company ...

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