Facebook, Google Sued by West Virginia Newspaper PublisherA West Virginia newspaper publisher has filed an antitrust suit against Google and Facebook, which together receive roughly half of all digital ad dollars in the U.S. and are facing antitrust charges from federal and state authorities.
Apple CEO Calls Out Rival Tech Companies Ahead of Privacy UpdateApple CEO Tim Cook criticized social media companies Thursday, accusing them of prioritizing user attention and data collection at the cost of allowing and even rewarding dangerous conspiracies, extremism and polarization.
Trump Issues Pardon For Anthony Levandowski, Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Google Self-Driving Tech Secrets
YouTube Extends Suspension Of Trump's Channel; President May Lose SAG CardYouTube says it is extending its suspension of President Donald Trump’s channel for seven more days.
Beyond Twitter and Facebook, Right-Wing Extremism Thrives Via PodcastingPodcasts, still listed by Google and Apple and available on their platforms as well as the open Web, let you tune into the world of the QAnon conspiracy theory, wallow in President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election and bask in other extremism.
UPDATE: Suspicious Package At Google Building Deemed 'Not Dangerous'Google evacuated a building on its campus Friday morning and police called for the Santa Clara Bomb Squad after finding a suspicious package that was later determined to be non-threatening, according to Mountain View Police.
Google Muscles Up With Fitbit Deal Amid Antitrust ConcernsGoogle has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco-based fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
YouTube Shuts Down President Trump's Channel Over Concerns Of Potential ViolenceAdd YouTube to the growing list of online social media outlets that have suspended President Donald Trump.
Pro-Trump Demonstration At Twitter Headquarters Appears To Be A BustA demonstration by supporters of President Donald Trump to protest his ban from the Twitter social media platform outside the company's San Francisco headquarters appeared to be a bust Monday morning.
Conservative Platform Parler Goes Offline; Booted By Amazon, Apple And GoogleSilicon Valley tech giants have continued to take action following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump last week as Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, found itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms.
Google And Apple Crack Down On Social Media App Parler Over Violence ConcernsBay Area-based companies Apple and Google are both cracking down on social media app Parler, citing issues similar to those that led to Twitter permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account.