The EU law which takes effect, next month says companies will face fines if they collect or use personal information without permission.
Amid a firestorm over Facebook’s data privacy scandal, Mark Zuckerberg appears before US lawmakers this week with mounting pressure for new regulations for social media platforms.
In an interview on 702, Primedia Broadcasting CEO Omar Essack named former CCO Mark Jenkins as the executive, who resigned following sexual misconduct allegations and social media uproar.
China’s Sina Weibo was ordered to move several portals offline for a week after spreading obscene and wrongly oriented content, the internet watchdog said. The government has been tightening controls over internet content as part of efforts to maintain “social stability”, taking on “vulgar” and pornographic content as well as the unauthorized dissemination of news. […]
Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy.