At Facebook, profits from advertising continue to climb at stellar rates — they hit $4.7 billion in the third quarter of 2017 alone. But that bottom line could soon begin dropping as the company invests more in security.
German satirical magazine "Titanic" managed to trick German tabloid "Bild" into publishing what it considered to be a major political scandal. Now, the hoax has given away to a larger debate on media ethics.
The Munich Security Conference traditionally reflects the current state of the world. This year's meeting was marked by reciprocal finger pointing. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein.
Twitter has identified over 1,000 more accounts tied to the Internet Research Agency, widely considered to be a Kremlin-linked "troll farm." Twitter said it will notify some 700,000 users who were exposed to fake news.
A US Congressional committee has voted to release a memo that Democrats claim will rebut a separate, controversial memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump. He has five days to decide on releasing the paper.
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