Perfect timing: Facebook hires top privacy law activists
01 February, 2019, 05:21
"We're going to get to a point soon where people feel like Facebook is about communities as much as it's about your friends and family - where nearly everyone is in a group that is meaningful to them and that community is a central part of their experience".
Facebook has intentionally kept ad unit pricing for Stories 20 percent to 50 percent lower than News Feed as it works to improve performance and could bring a double-barreled benefit to ad revenue growth if it can improve ad efficacy, Morgan Stanley analysts said.
After 18 months of distraction defending itself over privacy and its role as a platform for electoral manipulation, Facebook Inc is focusing squarely on products after its strong fourth-quarter results won back investors, who sent its shares up almost 12 percent on Thursday.
"We put most of our energy into security over the past 19 months", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on a call with investors.
Facebook's most recent concern came to light just a day ago (29 January).
"The Irish DPC will be very closely scrutinizing Facebook's plans as they develop, particularly insofar as they involve the sharing and merging of personal data between different Facebook companies", DPC said in a statement.
Shares of the social media network rose almost 12 percent to $168 in trading before the bell on Thursday, with at least 17 analysts raising their price targets on the stock.
Nathan White, from Access Now, previously criticized a Senate Commerce Committee hearing which he said featured witnesses from big tech companies but no consumers groups.
A Facebook responded to the report: "Key facts about this market research program are being ignored". In addition, it's spent a lot of time building out apps not called Facebook: namely, Instagram and WhatsApp. "And that's who they want managing privacy at WhatsApp'".
Daily active users on the site reached 1.52b, up 9% compared to previous year and led by growth in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.
The wintry showers should steadily ease off as the day goes on and brighter spells are expected in northern and western areas. A plough and a gritter have been sent to assist the stranded motorists, a spokeswoman for the organisation confirmed.
Dart Container Corp., switched natural gas boilers to oil and curtailed some operations near Lansing that use natural gas. The utility said more than 100 of its largest industrial customers cut their gas usage to help get through the shortage.
Only IE 11 will be supported on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard after the January 31, 2020 end date. However, Enterprise Mode doesn't seem to be supported on those OSes, according to this Microsoft document description .
It also adds 60 Hz gameplay on some Android models, for those who want performance out of their mobile play. Epic Games has released a brand-new update for Fortnite that changes the game's version number to v7.30.
In a follow-up interview with police, Smollett also told investigators that he heard attackers shout "MAGA country". The manager alleges that he heard MAGA comments along with the previously mentioned slurs.
The day started with stronger-than-expected results by "big hitters" such as Boeing and Apple after markets closed on Tuesday. Of course, the Fed didn't specifically say that its campaign to bring interest rates back to more normal levels was over.
"The United States has begun implementing the Migrant Protection Protocols", the USA embassy in Mexico said in a statement. The "remain in Mexico" program had been set to start last week with about 20 migrants returning to Tijuana.
On Friday she will travel to Bristol for a joint engagement alongside her husband Prince Harry , her third engagement of the week. Hundreds of young people cheered and waved Union flags when the heavily pregnant duchess arrived in her chauffeur-driven auto .
Recently, we got a first look of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad spin-off Birds Of Prey . Ezra Miller's solo movie is expected to film this year, and was rumored for a 2021 release date.
In fact, the company expects slow smartphone sales to affect its mobile display business in the first quarter of 2019, as well. Let us dive into the gallery and point out the key differences between the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus.
The fifth and final one-dayer will be played in Wellington on Sunday, followed by three Twenty20 Internationals. Talking about the conditions and his fiery spell, Boult said: "It's just one of those things".
Paul showed no outward emotion, sitting between his lawyer and his wife in the courtroom, as Boucher recounted the attack . Boucher removed it, but Paul allegedly made a new pile in the same place the next weekend, and the weekend after that.
Martial signs new five-year deal at Manchester United
The 22-year-old has not had enough playing time since the arrival of Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January 2018. Manchester United and Shandong Luneng are working towards reaching an agreement over Marouane Fellaini's transfer to China.
Alibaba revenue up 41% in Q3 of 2019 fiscal year
The results propelled the shares of NY listed Alibaba to gain more than 6%, to US$166.82. "Alibaba had another strong quarter". The company also announced that CTO Jeff Zhang has been put in charge of Alibaba Cloud, in addition to his existing duties.
Curiosity Says Farewell to Mars Vera Rubin Ridge
At that time, NASA's Opportunity Rover was conducting scientific experiments on the western rim of Perseverance Valley. The agency tried to contact the rover as soon as the weather improved but all the attempts resulted in failure.
Al Roker calls Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin a 'nitwit governor'
Louisville teacher, Tiffany Dunn, tweeted: "These elitist comments don't shock me anymore, but they're still appalling". I mean, what happened to America? " We're getting soft ", Bevin said in the interview with radio host Terry Meiners.
Renee Young Comments On Dean Ambrose’s WWE Departure
The statement simply reads: "Dean Ambrose (Jonathan Good) will not be renewing his contract with WWE when it expires in April". Things became clear when it was reported that Ambrose is not planning to re-sign with WWE once his contract expired in April.
Volkswagen dune buggy makes an electric comeback
Of all the auto designs it could revive, Volkswagen chose the buggy partly based on popularity and partly based on parallelism. This concept is basically an exercise to showcase the versatility of their new modular electric platform.