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Facebook’s ‘oversight board’ is proof that it wants to be regulated – by itself | John Naughton | Opinion – Blog – Emails

Here we go again. Facebook, a tech company that suffers from the delusion that it’s a nation state, has had another go at pretending that it is one. Originally, you will recall, it was going to create a global currency called Libra and in effect become shadow banker to the world. Strangely, a world that […]

Facebook’s alliance with Jio will help it unlock India- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Facebook’s recent $5.7 billion investment in Indian telecommunications behemoth Jio Platforms goes beyond the typical tech deal and will help the American social media titan finally unlock the world’s biggest democracy. On the surface, it’s an e-commerce deal that aims to deliver incremental benefits such as better choice, faster deliveries and lower prices to entice […]

Facebook’s Dan Neary on reinventing togetherness- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

We have entered a new reality where some countries in the Asia Pacific region have now been social distancing in some form or working remotely for several months. I’m based in Singapore where we are in week five of enhanced social distancing measures and expect this to last, at least, until June. Like many, I’m […]

Will Facebook’s new oversight board be a radical shift or a reputational shield? | Technology- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A new era of social media governance began Wednesday, when the first 20 members of Facebook’s long awaited oversight board were announced. The international panel of free expression advocates, journalists, a former prime minister, a Nobel laureate, and law professors will have final say over certain content moderation decisions for the world’s largest social media […]

Facebook’s Libra appoints HSBC legal chief Stuart Levey as CEO – Finance – Networking- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

(Reuters) – Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook Inc-led effort to build global digital currency Libra, on Wednesday named Stuart Levey as its first chief executive officer. Levey is currently serving as Chief Legal Officer of HSBC. The prospect of Facebook’s 2.5 billion users adopting Libra has led to intense scrutiny from global regulators, […]

British payments firm Checkout.com joins Facebook’s Libra Association- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article After several heavyweights pulled out of Facebooks ambitious cryptocurrency project Libra in the recent past, the UK-based global payment services provider Checkout.com has joined the digital currency project called Libra Association. “The Libra project holds the promise of increasing financial inclusion for billions of unbanked people, empowering them to participate in the digital […]