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Facebook Watch Signs Video Partnerships With News Publishers in Europe

Variety reports: "Facebook Watch has signed video partnerships with France’s Le Monde, Germany’s Axel Springer and Sweden’s Expressen, among other news outlets, to deliver...

Why Facebook Really Doesn’t Like The Like Button Anymore

Forbes reports: "First, Instagram now the mothership. Facebook has confirmed that the company is thinking about maybe, possibly, sort of removing Like counts from...

YouTube Claims It Removed 5x More Hateful Content in Q2, Including...

TechCrunch reports: "In an update today, YouTube is claiming to have made significant progress in removing harmful video on its platform following a June...

YouTube Kids Launches On The Web

TechCrunch reports: "Kid-friendly YouTube content now has its own website, youtubekids.com. The website will offer a similar experience to the existing YouTube Kids mobile...

YouTube Says It Won’t Negotiate With The YouTubers Union

The Verge reports: "YouTube says that it won’t do business with the YouTubers Union, a year-old organization which aims to support creators on the...

Facebook Succeeds in Blocking German FCO’s Privacy-Minded Order Against Combining User...

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook has succeeded in blocking a pioneering order by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office earlier this year that would have banned it from...

Facebook Is Tightening Its Grip On Instagram

The Verge reports: "When Instagram first hit the news this week, it was over a hoax. A host of celebrities had posted to their...

Researchers Propose a New Approach For Dismantling Online Hate Networks

The Verge reports: "How do you get rid of hate speech on social platforms? Until now, companies have generally tried two approaches. One is...

Facebook: Expect Oculus Insight Tracking in Future Wearable AR Glasses

VentureBeat reports: "Ask any Oculus Quest or Rift S user to name the headset’s most impressive new feature, and there’s a good chance they’ll...

EU Antitrust Regulators Have Facebook’s Libra Currency in Their Sights

The Verge reports: "European Union antitrust regulators have begun conducting a preliminary investigation into Facebook’s plans to launch a digital currency, according to a...