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Aug 7, 2018

Facebook asks big banks to share customer details

Facebook has asked major U.S. banks to share customer data to allow it to develop new services on the social network's Messenger texting platform, a banking source said Monday. Facebook had discussions with Chase, JPMorgan, Citibank and Wells Fargo several months ago, said the source, ...

Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

Aug 5, 2018

Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

by Won Jae Ko

Tourism is booming in Japan, but a growing number of visitors are ditching their guidebooks for an app best known for celebrity snapshots and images of food: Instagram. The social photo-sharing service is proving to be especially popular among those seeking destinations off the beaten ...

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

/ Jul 29, 2018

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. Now his baroque paintings are jolting the internet. Belgian museums are uniting in protest against Facebook because they cannot promote Flemish masters, including ...