In Battle for Workers, the Humble 401(k) Gets Richer in 2022

In Battle for Workers, the Humble 401(k) Gets Richer in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook and KPMG are among the companies sweetening retirement plan contributions this year in a tight job market.

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Facebook Faces Federal Monopoly Lawsuit Again

Facebook Faces Federal Monopoly Lawsuit Again

This post was originally published on this site  The federal government’s monopoly lawsuit against Facebook is back. The past few years have made it abundantly clear that the feds have it out for Facebook, what with the plethora of congressional hearings about the social media giant’s practices and an antitrust...

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Abortion rights groups say tech giants thwart ability to reach public  

Abortion rights groups say tech giants thwart ability to reach public  

This post was originally published on this siteAbortion rights groups say Facebook and other tech giants are making it harder for the public to access information about abortion pills by blocking posts and ads with credible information. They say limited access to online information about…

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Senators Want Social-Media Apps to Share Research

Senators Want Social-Media Apps to Share Research

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of U.S. senators plans to introduce legislation that would require Meta Platforms and other social-media companies to provide outside researchers with data access.

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Corporations calling for voting rights bill donated to Republicans who blocked it, watchdog says

Corporations calling for voting rights bill donated to Republicans who blocked it, watchdog says

This post was originally published on this siteA new analysis finds that 8 major corporations gave thousands of dollars to GOP senators who prevented the legislation from advancing.

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TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

This post was originally published on this site Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users — TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube — tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook’s potential harms spills over to other platforms. Video-sharing app TikTok and photo...

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The impact of social media on kids is again the focus of a Senate hearing

The impact of social media on kids is again the focus of a Senate hearing

This post was originally published on this siteDoes social media use harm children? That’s one question senators will be asking executives from YouTube, Snap and TikTok at Tuesday’s hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), the chair of the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, on Monday said she believes Facebook knew its platform was promoting extremism and hurting its communities.Her statement comes after Facebook…

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Facebook says it’s winning the fight against hate speech targeting Black Americans. Its own research says otherwise.

Facebook says it’s winning the fight against hate speech targeting Black Americans. Its own research says otherwise.

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook whistleblower Frances Haugen internal documents show that Facebook removes a fraction of hate speech and threats against Black users.     

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Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies before Senate panel

Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies before Senate panel

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats and Republicans vow to work together to strengthen online child-privacy laws after Haugen testified about Instagram and Facebook dangers for young users. Facebook rejects her portrayal.

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