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UK warns Facebook to focus on safety as minister eyes faster criminal sanctions for tech CEOs

WeAre8 launches crowdfunder for its social media app where users are paid to watch ads

Facebook accused of continuing to surveil teens for ad targeting

Tool up for the midterms with this Facebook junk news aggregator

Reports say White House has drafted an order putting the FCC in charge of monitoring social media

TechCrunch roundup: VC advice for CEOs 2022 ecommerce trends OpenSeas valuation

Kremlin critic Navalny calls for Google and Meta to turn their adtech into an antiwar weapon

Conductor raises 150M at a 525M valuation to build out its searchbased organic marketing technology

Twitter to begin pilot testing Fleet ads starting today

Amazon and Google face UK CMA probe over fake reviews

Beware the hidden bias behind TikTok resumes

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnsons Facebook ads data grab

Pancake aims to make customers flip for its virtual home design platform

Primitives wants to turn your crypto wallet into a social network

YouTube is considering NFTs CEOs letter suggests

Fake news threat to democracy report gets backburner response from UK govt

Marietje Schaake is very concerned about the future of democracy

Leak shows Facebooks business model needs regulating says MEP

Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices Pew finds

Pendulum raises 59M to help organizations track harmful narratives

UKs antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy

We owe it to our kids to put an age limit on social media

Twitter took over a users account and joked about reading their DMs

Why were looking into the Mueller report

In hearing with Snap TikTok and YouTube lawmakers tout new rules to protect kids online

Brexit backers insurance firm and leave campaign fined 120k by data watchdog

4 questions every CISO should be asking about the metaverse

Reps from DHS the FBI and the ODNI met with tech companies at Facebook to talk election security

Snap had its best quarter in four years

Obama says social media is well designed to destroy democracies

Decentralized identity startup Spruce wants to help users control their signin data

Ivorian ecommerce startup ANKA formerly Afrikrea raises 62M preSeries A

Do you need another app to discover beautiful places when you travel

Athleisure icon Ty Haney raises 98M in fresh funding for her blockchain rewards startup

UK quietly ditches porn age checks in favor of wider online harms rules

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law say MEPs responding to breach scandals

Europes parliament calls for full audit of Facebook in wake of breach scandal

Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing how to centralize age checks online

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

Investors say emerging multiverses are the future of entertainment

Russias war hits Yandex the Google of Russia

Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security

Parler jumps to No 1 on App Store after Facebook and Twitter ban Trump

Nigerian fintech startup OneFi acquires payment company Amplify

Fabula AI is using social spread to spot fake news

Patreon CPO says the company will double in size in 2022

Facebook is facing an EU data probe over fake ads

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media

Egyptian health and wellness platform Esaal raises 17M to scale across MENA