Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'
Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.
Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn't shy away from her company's ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about accountability.
Big data, psychographic profiling and targeted content was effectively used by the Trump campaign.