Instagram makes it easier for users to flag misinformation

Business Aug 16, 2019

Instagram makes it easier for users to flag misinformation

Instagram on Thursday added a way for users to easily report deceptive posts made to the photo and video-oriented social network owned by Facebook. A new tool being rolled out lets users of the service tap a "report" option on-screen when they see a post ...

U.S. lawmakers pressure tech as devices capture conversations

Business / Tech Aug 15, 2019

U.S. lawmakers pressure tech as devices capture conversations

Members of Congress from both parties called out Facebook Inc. on Wednesday for paying contractors to transcribe audio clips from its users and urged new statutes to tackle the drumbeat of such revelations from across the tech industry. The calls, which followed a Bloomberg report ...