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Facebook's unveils results of its conservative bias audit. The roughly year-long conservative bias audit was conducted by former Sen. Jon Kyl and his team at the law firm Covington and Burling. It included interviews with approximately 133 conservative lawmakers and groups.
Billionaire and Republican donor Stephen Ross said it was “tremendously” a mistake for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to oppose Amazon HQ2.
(Bloomberg) -- Google said it disabled 210 YouTube channels involved in “coordinate influence operations” around the Hong Kong protests, following similar measures earlier this week by social media companies Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.The Alphabet Inc. unit didn’t specify which channels were shut down in Thursday’s blog post announcing the decision. But the post said the company discovered accounts “consistent with recent observations and actions related to China” from Facebook and Twitter.The social media companies said earlier this week that they had removed hundreds of accounts linked to the Chinese government that were pushing messages meant to undermine the legitimacy of the protests in Hong Kong. Twitter also blocked advertising from state-controlled media. Facebook and Google have not made similar moves on advertising.YouTube, like Google search and other social media services, does not operate in China.To contact the reporter on this story: Mark Bergen in San Francisco at firstname.lastname@example.orgTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Jillian Ward at email@example.com, Andrew Pollack, Robin AjelloFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his government lacks the resources to fight wildfires devastating the Amazon rainforest. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said Brazil was in "chaos" and that his government could only send "40 men" to fight the extensive fires. Mr Bolsonaro also denied accusing environmental groups of starting the fires, saying he was merely airing his suspicions when he spoke previously on the issue.
MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd , which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including Big Bazaar. In a regulatory filing late on Thursday, Future Retail said Amazon has agreed to acquire a 49% stake in Future Coupons Ltd. That entity in turn owns a 7.3% interest in Future Retail, according to prior regulatory filings. The companies did not disclose the value of the deal, which gives Amazon a 3.58% stake in the brick-and-mortar retailer, whose stores sell everything from clothes to fresh produce.
Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) are yet again the center of attention over claims of propagating disinformation, this time for the Hong Kong protests.
It seems Libra may not have the smooth path to becoming a global currency Facebook had hoped for. Now European regulators are voicing concerns.