3 11, 2019

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-03T17:38:54+00:00 November 3rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Alex Jones, Artificial Intelligence, behavioral advertising, donald trump, Facebook, fake news, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, jack dorsey, machine learning, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Political Advertising, political disinformation, Privacy, Social, social media, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized, United States|

Sometimes it feels as if Internet platforms are turning everything upside down, from politics to publishing, culture to commerce, and of course swapping [...]

4 10, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-04T17:06:20+00:00 October 4th, 2019|Apps, encryption, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Mobile, Policy, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook to globally remove content that violates local [...]

23 08, 2019

Facebook really doesn’t want you to read these emails – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-23T16:33:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|Aleksandr Kogan, Apps, Cambridge Analytica, cambridge university, Facebook, GSR, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, Privacy, Social, social media, Ted Cruz, The Guardian, Uncategorized|

Oh hey, y’all, it’s Friday! It’s August! Which means it’s a great day for Facebook to drop a little news it would prefer [...]

14 07, 2019

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-14T03:58:31+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Activision, APPLE, Apps, Atlassian, Club-Penguin, Computer games, dave baszucki, David Sze, EC-1, engineering, Facebook, Friendster, Funding, Fundings & Exits, fundraising tactics, Gaming, Google, Greylock Partners, Growth, growth tactics, Habbo-Hotel, IMVU, king.com, Kongregate, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Metaplace, Mojang, MySpace, Roblox, Second-Life, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, video games, Virtual Reality, Windows|

The Roblox EC-1, Part I: The Origin Story There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, [...]

20 06, 2019

Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-20T03:39:22+00:00 June 20th, 2019|africa, Artificial Intelligence, BlackBerry, Buzzfeed, Communitech, encryption, Events, Google, healthcare, kara swisher, Mark Zuckerberg, north america, Privacy, re/code, smartphone, Startups, sustainable energy, TC, Thomas Friedman, true north, Uncategorized, University of Waterloo, waterloo, writers|

From the venue and the flashy event website, Waterloo, Ontario’s True North conference (in its second year) doesn’t seem all that distinct from [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]

28 04, 2019

Zuckerberg warns of authoritarian data localization trend – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-28T14:59:21+00:00 April 28th, 2019|Apps, data localization, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Policy, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, Yuval Noah Harari|

If free nations demand companies store data locally, it legitimizes that practice for authoritarian nations, which can then steal that data for their [...]

1 04, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg actually calls for regulation of content, elections, privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-01T14:35:29+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Facebook, Facebook ads, Facebook Policy, facebook privacy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Policy, Privacy, regulation, Social, Uncategorized|

It’s been a busy day for Facebook exec op-eds. Earlier this morning, Sheryl Sandberg broke the site’s silence around the Christchurch massacre, and [...]

23 03, 2019

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-23T14:29:21+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aleksandr Kogan, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, data protection, DCMS committee, Europe, Facebook, ICO, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Policy, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized|

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data [...]

21 02, 2019

Highlights & transcript from Zuckerberg’s 20K-word ethics talk – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-21T14:05:29+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Apps, Developer, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Facebook Politics, facebook privacy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Mobile, Policy, Social, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong [...]