One of history's biggest drops in corporate value ever. Problems piling up on their doorstep, and a promising region slams the door in their face... Things have not been going well for Facebook recently, but I have an idea of how to fix it.
If there is a common theme this week, it's that trust in digital platforms is eroding. Paranoia is growing as the general population realizes just how well technology knows, and can monitor, us. Here are 5 stories this week around this common theme. Read now!
Facebook gets spanked by Congress, developers have found a way to capture your inner monologue, servers are going to need to get a lot more efficient to reach the technological paradise, and millenial speak is now official - goodby grammar and spelling! All that and more in this week's REFRE5# Digital News.
The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook User Data scandal is so hot it's molten, Zuckerberg finally makes a statement, traffic navigation apps like Waze actually make traffic worse, and the Google News Initiative launches to combat misinformation. Get it while it's hot!
All the music is now on Facebook, fake news is embedded in human nature, a wiggly robot that will make your skin crawl while it crawls under your skin, Coinbase launches a cryptocurrency Index Fund and Broadcom gets the Presidential cockblock. Don't miss this week's top stories!