Google said Friday it would stop scanning the contents of Gmail users' inboxes for ad targeting, moving to end a practice that has fueled privacy concerns since the free email service was launched.
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Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism
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US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.
Google steps up efforts to block extremism, following Facebook
Google is stepping up its efforts to block "extremist and terrorism-related videos" over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human monitors.
Facebook updates safety check with new features
In a bid to build a safe community for millions of subscribers on its platform, Facebook has announced new updates to Safety Check to make it an even more relevant and useful experience in times of crisis.
Facebook seeks to become 'hostile place' for extremists
In a joint blog post, the social network's global policy management director Monika Bickert and counterterrorism policy manager Brian Fishman said Facebook was committed to tackling the issue "head-on."
Verizon acquires Yahoo for $4.48 billion
Verizon Communications yesterday completed its purchase of Yahoo’s Internet business for $4.48 billion.Yahoo will be combined with AOL, another faded web pioneer, into a new division of Verizon called Oath, under the leadership of AOL’s chief executive, Tim Armstrong.
‘Myfotobook’ mobile application debuts
To keep up with global trends in recreating memories, Myfotobook Nigeria has unveiled a mobile application with a ‘do it yourself’ model for individuals, businesses and organizations.
L5Lab to partner FG on forthcoming #PEBECHack
L5Lab has announced its partnership with the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) for the first edition of the #PEBECHack, an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria that aims to keep ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) accountable through technology.
Marissa Mayer fades out as Yahoo ends its run
Marissa Mayer was hailed as Yahoo's savior when she took charge of the pioneering internet firm five years ago.
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