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‘The Balkanization of the Internet’: Amazon, Google and Twitter on Privacy Laws

At CES 2021, executives discussed the future of online consumer protection.

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We Actually Needed Social Media in 2020

But scrutiny of Facebook and its peers was at an all-time high.

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Twitter Prepares for Presidential Transition of Power

Twitter confirmed that Obama’s followers were automatically transferred to Trump, though that won’t happen when the account Trump has been using goes to Biden.

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The Antitrust Lawsuits Keep Piling Up for Google

The tech giant was just hit with its third suit in two months.

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Georgia Is Finally on Facebook’s Mind as Senate Runoff Elections Draw Nearer

The social network will reinstate political ads by authorized advertisers Wednesday, but only in the state.

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Republicans Express Displeasure With Social Platforms’ Handling of Political Content

Pew Research Center found that 78% of GOP respondents disapproved of decisions to block or flag posts.

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What Joe Biden’s Changes to USPS Leadership May Mean for Marketers

President-elect's postal service board appointments could change a lot, but not the Jan. 24 rate hike.

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Facebook Faces More Pressure to Quit its ‘Form of Voter Suppression’ as Google Reinstates Political Ads

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s executive director, Scott Fairchild, called Facebook and Google’s policies “misguided.”

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YouTube to Crack Down Further on Election Fraud Content as Safe Harbor Deadline Passes

The Google-owned video site has terminated more than 8,000 channels since September.

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Donald Trump’s Twitter Account Is in Jeopardy

@realDonaldTrump loses its special protections after Jan. 20.

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Trump-Appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Leave His Post in January

Ajit Pai, named to his role in 2017, oversaw the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Newsmax, the Surging Conservative News Network

Newsmax might not have been on your radar until its recent ratings uptick, so here are 10 things you need to know about the surging conservative news network.

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More Than 800 Creatives Are Coming Together to Help Democrats Win Georgia’s Senate Races

The ad industry is pouring resources into pivotal runoff elections that will decide control of the U.S. Senate.

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Joe Biden’s Approach to Chinese Tech Will Focus on US Business Interests

Experts share thoughts on how the president-elect will proceed with the other economic superpower.

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‘The Heat Has Ratcheted Up’: What to Know About New York’s Latest Anti-SLAPP Ruling

In a win for publishers, New York has upped protections for journalists and media organizations that face threatening, but ultimately bogus, lawsuits against them.  Last week, New York Governor Andrew [...]