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Audio Streaming app, Clubhouse

Clubhouse closes new round of funding that would value app at $4 billion

Audio-chat app Clubhouse closed a new Series C round of financing, the company said during its weekly town hall yesterday, without disclosing the amount raised.

Platform News: Social Media Giants, including Facebook, Google and Twitter

American lawmakers fume over Big Tech’s answers on misinformation

In their first appearance before Congress since Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter were asked by lawmakers whether their ...

Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Dorsey called out for trolling Congress during hearing

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey tweeted his frustration with lawmakers’ questions on the social media platform during a hearing about misinformation, leading one member of congre...

Platform Industry: Facebook Twitter

Facebook and Twitter must do more to stop anti-vaxxers, US states say

Attorneys general for 12 US states have accused Facebook and Twitter of doing too little to stop people from using their platforms to spread false information that coronavirus vacc...

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook may have to disclose some app records in privacy probe

Massachusetts’ top court reversed an order requiring Facebook to turn over to state Attorney General Maura Healey records identifying apps suspected of misusing customer data...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

Zuckerberg and Dorsey in talks to testify at House hearing as early as March

The CEOs of Facebook and Twitter are said to be in talks with House of Representatives lawmakers to testify at a hearing as early as next month, the Politico website has reported c...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

As Google threatens an exit from Australia, Microsoft talks up Bing with PM

Software giant Microsoft is confident its search product Bing can fill the gap in Australia if Alphabet pulls its Google search over required payments to media outlets, Prime Minis...

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuck reached out to Aussie lawmakers over new media rules

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg called Australian lawmakers last week to discuss rules that would make internet giants pay news outlets for content but failed to persuade them to ...

Facebook

Facebook scores earnings win on holiday retail advertising

Facebook has beaten quarterly earnings estimates after heavy holidays advertising by retailers, but cautioned Apple’s impending privacy fluctuations could hurt revenue by int...

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg and exec’s set Facebook roadmap at year-end meeting

Facebook Inc’s leading executives sought to rally employees around business priorities such as commerce and virtual reality in a yearlong assembly on Tuesday, playing critici...

Facebook App

Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook for the very first time on Thursday revealed numbers on the incidence of hate speech on its stage, stating that from every 10,000 content viewpoints in the third quarter, ...

Ted Cruz

‘More power than traditional media’: Facebook and Twitter policies attacked

Republican senators have attacked the executives of both Facebook and Twitter for what they called censorship of both President Trump and his allies during the US election while De...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Ahead of US election, Facebook suspends political and new group recommendations

Late last week Facebook verified it had been temporarily halting recommendations for all political groups and some other new bands in the run-up to tomorrows hotly contested US pre...

Platform Industry: Facebook Twitter

Tech CEO’s to defend key law in front of US Senate panel

The CEO’s of Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet will inform US lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday that a federal law protecting internet companies is essential to free expressio...

Zuckerberg and Chan

Zuckerberg and Chan donate $100 million more to US election infrastructure

Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg along with his wife, Priscilla Chan, have stated that they will donate an extra $100 million to support election officials and fina...