Facebook, Google, Twitter To Fight Fake News With 'Trust Indicators'Facebook, Google and Twitter said Thursday they have committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of the publications and journalists behind articles that appear in news feeds.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Wants More Social Media RegulationIt's unusual to find a Silicon Valley CEO call for more government regulation. Salesforce head Marc Benioff is all for it — at least for Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Google Investigated By Missouri AG Over Antitrust ConcernsMissouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws.
Google: Hackers Steal Almost 250,000 Logins Each WeekGoogle is digging into the dark corners of the web to better secure people's accounts.
Silicon Valley's 'Gut-Wrenching' Year Confronting Its Dark SideAfter years of maintaining an unwavering optimism about technology, some who've worked at Twitter, Facebook and Google have spent much of 2017 reckoning with the unintended consequences of the products they built.
Google-Created Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human DriversA self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
Russian Election Meddling: Should Tech Giants Have Known?There were signs, some say telltale signs, of Russians using social media to meddle in last year's U.S. elections long before tech companies wised up to it.
Senate Urges Social Media Firms To Do More In Fighting Russian MeddlingRepresentatives from Facebook, Twitter and Goggle struggled at times to defend themselves against complaints they didn’t act quickly or thoroughly enough as it became evident that Russians used the sites to try and influence the 2016 U.S. election.
Facebook, Twitter, Google Defend Security Measures In Testimony To CongressMajor tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.
Software Error Locks Out Some Google Docs UsersSome Google Docs users found themselves locked out of their documents on Tuesday after the company flagged harmless files as "inappropriate."
Russian Propaganda Reached 126 Million Facebook Users, Far More Than First DisclosedThe reach of Russian content on Facebook to influence American voters was more than ten times greater than originally admitted, according to several published reports.
Google Is Flying High Now, But Regulatory Threats LoomGoogle continues to pile on billions in ad revenue every quarter. But like its chief rival Facebook, it's being pressured to rein in its hyper-efficient advertising machine.