« Portabilité des données » : sous pression, Facebook riposte

Économie Facebook Sommée de rendre possible de quitter le réseau social en emmenant ses contacts et ses contenus, l’entreprise publie un Livre blanc qui soulève des objections. Par Alexandre Piquard Publié hier à 19h35 Temps de Lecture 3 min. L’application de Facebook sur un smartphone. Jenny Kane / AP« Portabilité des données ». Cette expression technique prend…
Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home

Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San...

There are six luxury penthouses on the top floors of The Avery in San Francisco. Katie Canales/Business Insider A new luxury apartment property spanning 56 floors in a glass high-rise in San Francisco is one of the newest additions to the city's skyline. The Avery sits in San Francisco's East Cut neighborhood, an area of…
Facebook is rebranding Instagram and WhatsApp as ‘Instagram from Facebook’ and ‘WhatsApp from Facebook’

Facebook is rebranding Instagram and WhatsApp as ‘Instagram from Facebook’ and ‘WhatsApp from Facebook’

Instagram and WhatsApp are getting rebranded to "Instagram from Facebook" and "WhatsApp from Facebook."The new names will show up in app stores and inside the apps.The change comes as Facebook faces an antitrust investigation from the FTC over its acquisitions of rival apps. Instagram and WhatsApp are getting a rebrand — and Facebook's name is…
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes is reportedly talking to the US government about how to break up Facebook

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes is reportedly talking to the US government about how to...

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes has been meeting with the US government about breaking up Facebook, according to The New York Times.Hughes has become an outspoken advocate for antitrust action against his former employer, arguing it's too powerful.Hughes attended the meetings with two other advocates pushing for antitrust proceedings, according to the report.The US Federal Trade…
The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies...

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that it has launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies are illegally harming their competitors and stifling innovation. The DOJ did not cite any of specific companies in its press release, but its reference to "market-leading online platforms" in social media, search, and e-commerce was widely…
La. police officer on Facebook calls for AOC to be shot

La. police officer on Facebook calls for AOC to be shot

A Louisiana police officer is facing criticism over a comment he made last week suggesting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., be shot.The officer, Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna, Louisiana police force, called Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" who "needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve," alluding to her…
Louisiana Police Officer Suggests Ocasio-Cortez Should be Shot in Facebook Post

Louisiana Police Officer Suggests Ocasio-Cortez Should be Shot in Facebook Post

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez holds an immigration Town Hall In Queens on July 20, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Watch Fox’s Wallace Challenge Stephen Miller on “Send Her Back” Chant Trump Says He Will “Personally Vouch” for A$AP Rocky’s Bail. Too Bad Sweden Doesn’t Have a Bail System. Trump Campaign Selling 10 Plastic…
Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US lawmakers: Why should anyone trust Facebook?

Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US lawmakers: Why should...

Facebook's David Marcus faced a bipartisan grilling for more than two hours in the US Senate on Tuesday as lawmakers tore into the company's plans to launch a digital currency. There was a key theme throughout the hearing: Why should anyone trust Facebook to build this? Marcus, who heads up Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified before…
Amende record mais indolore pour Facebook

Amende record mais indolore pour Facebook

Économie Facebook Le groupe est condamné à verser 5 milliards de dollars pour une fuite de données. Par Alexandre Piquard Publié hier à 09h56, mis à jour hier à 11h49 Temps de Lecture 2 min. Une amende d’un montant historique mais un cours de Bourse qui monte… Voilà le paradoxe de la décision prise cette…
The FTC has approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook

The FTC has approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook

Facebook is facing a $5 billion penalty over its privacy woes. According to reports published by The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post on Friday, the US Federal Trade Commission has approved a settlement with the California-based technology giant that would require Facebook to pay about $5 billion — a record-breaking penalty for a…

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