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The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump

President Trump’s operation has run dozens of ads on Facebook recently that seek to rally support to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the vacant spot on the Supreme Court.

Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

A video that said David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, was a paid actor became a No. 1 trending video on YouTube this week.

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

What You Need to Do Because of Flaws in Computer Chips

Cade Metz, The New York Times's emerging technologies reporter, answered reader questions on Facebook Live, about two newly discovered security flaws that are almost universal.

Facebook Bug Changed Privacy Settings of Up to 14 Million Users

Facebook Bug Changed Privacy Settings of Up to 14 Million Users

A screen at Facebook’s developer conference last month. During testing over a few days in May, posts that millions of users thought they were creating only for family and friends were visible to the public, the company said Thursday.

Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation

Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation

Goldman Sachs will begin using its own money to trade with clients in a variety of contracts linked to the price of Bitcoin.

Unlocking Your Inner Movie Director (and Editor)

Unlocking Your Inner Movie Director (and Editor)

Home movies are increasingly being filmed on the smart phone. Here is how to do it using iMovie, from Apple.

Microsoft Moves to End Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Claims

Microsoft Moves to End Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Claims

The wave of sexual harassment claims has spurred Microsoft to change its workplace policy and support a proposed federal law banning agreements that silence harassment victims.

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam

Facebook published numbers for the first time detailing how much and what type of content it removes from the social network.

Box, Provider of Cloud-Computing Services, Faces Make-or-Break Moment

Box, Provider of Cloud-Computing Services, Faces Make-or-Break Moment

Aaron Levie, co-founder of Box, which provides tools for storing and sharing data to businesses.

Amazon Asked for Patience. Remarkably, Wall Street Complied.

Amazon Asked for Patience. Remarkably, Wall Street Complied.

Allen Gillespie of Fintrust Investment Advisors is one of a minority of voices from the financial world raising concerns about whether Amazon deserves such a stratospheric share price.

After Cambridge Analytica, Privacy Experts Get to Say ‘I Told You So’

After Cambridge Analytica, Privacy Experts Get to Say ‘I Told You So’

Facebook’s offices in Menlo Park, Calif. The disclosure that the personal data of up to 87 million Facebook users was improperly harvested by the consulting firm Cambridge Analytica has given privacy experts hope that the public will finally listen to them.

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Twitter plans to start removing questionable accounts from users’ follower numbers on Thursday, reducing the total follower count on the platform by about 6 percent.

Chinese Tech Company Blocked From Buying American Components

Chinese Tech Company Blocked From Buying American Components

The Commerce Department’s move has effectively locked out ZTE from American technology for seven years.

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s building of a censored search engine for China.

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

President Trump cited tweets by Rob Goldman as proof that Russia’s disinformation campaign was about something other than giving him an election victory.


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