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Trump’s Truth Social tops downloads on Apple App Store; many waitlisted

Former President Donald J Trump’s new social media venture, Truth Social, has now launched in Apple’s App Store, potentially marking the former president’s return...

Platform News: President Donald J Trump in talks with Apple CEO Tim Cook

President Trump’s Truth Social app set for release today in the App Store?

Donald Trump’s new social media venture, Truth Social, appears set to launch in Apple’s App Store later today, according to posts from an executive on a test version vi...

Platform News: NFT

NYSE moves closer to NFT trading with trademark application

The New York Stock Exchange has filed an application to register the term “NYSE” for a marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), taking a step closer to setting up an...

Platform News: President Donald J Trump

How a China-based dealmaker got shell company for Trump’s deal off the ground

A China-based financier, once reprimanded by US regulators and barred from taking his company public, played a bigger role than is publicly known in the shell company that agreed t...

Platform News: Facebook the smartphone app in-front of monitors

Facebook should tighten doxxing rules, says its oversight board

Facebook owner Meta Platforms should not allow users to share people’s private residential information on its platforms even when the information is publicly available, the c...

Peter Thiel

Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel to step down from Meta board

Facebook-parent Meta Platforms Inc has said that controversial billionaire investor Peter Thiel, an early investor who has been on the company’s board since 2005, has decided...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter convenes a team to prepare for Capitol riot anniversary

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the storming of the US Capitol, Twitter convened a team to prepare the social networking site to address any harmful content associated with th...

Platform Industry: President Donald J Trump comments

Why Trump’s $1 billion capital raise was so popular

Former US President Donald Trump’s new venture inked the second-largest ever private placement with convertible stock for a merger with a blank-check acquisition firm, accord...

Platform News: NFT

Controversial social media app Parler plans to expand into NFTs

Social media platform Parler has said it will expand its business into non-fungible tokens (NFT), in a move that underpins the rapid growth of the digital asset in recent months.

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

Biden administration reviewing app security recommendations

The Biden administration is holding talks among federal agencies about the security of Americans’ data and whether the US government has adequate tools.

Platform Industry News: President Donald J Trump

US financial regulators investigate Trump social media deal

Wall Street’s top financial regulators are investigating former US President Donald Trump’s $1.25 billion deal to float his new social media venture on the stock market...

Platform News: Facebook

Facebook’s struggle with Gateway Pundit highlights key challenge

For years, Facebook has imposed sanctions on controversial Conservative news outlet Gateway Pundit’s account to limit the spread of what its critics describe as misinformation.

Meta Platforms - Facebook

Facebook asks court to dismiss US FTC antitrust lawsuit for good

Meta Platforms Inc’s Facebook asked a US court to dismiss and not allow the refiling of an antitrust lawsuit by the US Federal Trade Commission which urges a court to demand ...

Platform Industry: President Donald J Trump comments

Sources: President Trump’s social media venture seeks $1 billion raise

Controversial former President Donald J Trump’s new social media venture is seeking to raise up to $1 billion by selling shares to hedge funds and family offices at several t...

Crypto Coins

Regulator: US banks must seek regulatory permission before engaging in certain crypto activities

US banks must seek and obtain written permission from their bank supervisors before engaging in certain activities involving cryptocurrency, a major regulator has said.