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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Facebook has finally decided that the best way to deliver news is to act like a newspaper

Posted by   /  October 27, 2019  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Facebook’s Campbell Brown/Asa Mathat for Vox Media The limits of the platform model: Sometimes you need to pay humans to make and edit news By Peter Kafka | Vox Facebook’s News section, which launches Friday, is a big deal for newspapers because Facebook is finally going to start paying them for their work. It is […]

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Arizona joins more than 40 other states in antitrust probe of Facebook

Posted by   /  October 24, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a congressional hearing over the company’s practices Wednesday, one day after Arizona announced it had joined 46 other states investigating the social media giant for possible antitrust violations, among other things. /Photo by Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola/Cronkite News By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola, | Cronkite News  Arizona joined 46 other states and territories this […]

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Kyl’s survey of perceived anti-conservative bias at Facebook brings changes along with criticism

Posted by   /  August 26, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Jeannette Hinkle | Arizona Republic Former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl led a survey chronicling conservatives’ grievances about Facebook’s perceived bias against their viewpoints at the request of the social media giant. Now, in response to the survey, Facebook is making changes. Kyl recently laid out the survey’s findings and the company’s responses in an […]

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Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick talks website privacy policies in wake of FTC’s record fine against Facebook

Posted by   /  July 24, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment, Technology  /  No Comments

Information from CNBC Key findings The fine represents the largest ever imposed by the FTC against a tech company. The FTC began probing Facebook in March 2018 following reports that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had improperly accessed the data of 87 million Facebook users. Facebook to pay $5 billion FTC fine, but Gene Munster […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Decision blindsides Facebook, New Mexico officials warn

Posted by   /  April 18, 2019  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

A circuit board Zia symbol is one of the murals on the walls of the new Facebook Data Center in Los Lunas. /Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal By Kevin Robinson-Avila/Albuquerque Journal A state Public Regulation Commission decision Tuesday requiring PNM to bill Facebook for nearly half the cost of a new, $85 million transmission line could reverberate […]

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Report makes moderating Facebook in Phoenix sound like the worst job ever

Posted by   /  February 26, 2019  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  By Steven Hsieh | Phoenix New Times At the Cognizant office in Phoenix, where the job involves watching suicides and murders so Facebook users don’t have to see them, employees get high and have sex in the lactation room to help them get through the day. Others become conspiracy theorists after watching too many […]

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Arizona bill addresses data privacy

Posted by   /  January 19, 2019  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror Websites like Facebook are facing almost weekly controversies over their use of user data, and now the Arizona Legislature is looking at a possible remedy. But it seems unlikely that the bill would affect any of the large online data-collectors. House Bill 2259 proposed by Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, […]

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[OPINION] No, AI won’t solve the fake news problem

Posted by   /  October 21, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

  At least not for decades to come. Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg. By Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis | Axios (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) In his testimony before Congress this year, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, addressed concerns about the strategically disseminated misinformation known as fake news that […]

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[OPINION] Google and Facebook are strangling the free press to death. Democracy is the loser

Posted by   /  July 26, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  As gatekeepers to the news, Google and Facebook pose dangers to even the most successful outlets. Legislators need to speed the process of bringing them to heel By Barry Lynn | The Guardian (Editor’s note:Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) ‘Of all the social goods now in flames the one we must […]

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Facebook hires Arizona’s Kyl to advise on anti-conservative bias

Posted by   /  May 5, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Democrats and Republicans in Congress have quarreled over existence of such bias By Griffin Connolly | Roll Call Facebook has brought in a high-profile Washington insider to advise the company on concerns over whether its employees and content-filtering algorithms have an anti-conservative tilt. Former Arizona GOP Sen. Jon Kyl — now with Capitol Hill lobbying […]

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