Posts tagged "facebook"

Facebook sticks with real-names rule after meeting with drag queens

Facebook is sticking with its real-name rule after a meeting Wednesday with drag queens and others who argued that the social network's requirement puts people at risk. San Francisco Supervisor David Campos, who attended the meeting, held a press conference afterwards Read More →

Drag queens, performers and others protest Facebook’s real name policy

Facebook employees at the firm's Menlo Park headquarters may look out their windows Tuesday and see people in drag protesting. The issue: Facebook's apparent crackdown enforcing its policy requiring people to use their real names. Unlike Twitter and services like Snapchat, Facebook requires Read More →

Facebook wants more ad feedback from you

Don’t like the ads you see on Facebook? Now you can tell Facebook exactly why. The social network, which says it shows millions of ads every day, from more than 1.5 million advertisers, has long offered users the option to block Read More →

Facebook’s gearing up to show more video

You may have noticed a lot of videos showing up in your Facebook news feed lately. And you’re likely to start seeing even more. Facebook is making a big push to make video more prevalent on the social network, both in Read More →

Facebook rolls out privacy checkup, with help from a dinosaur

Is privacy extinct? Not if you adjust some settings, a Facebook mascot seems to suggest. In case you haven't been introduced, Facebook's blue dinosaur — which showed up during a test earlier this year — is the face of a new tool Read More →

Not all diversity reports are created equal

Of course, all company diversity reports are not the same. That's why this paper asked more than 30 Silicon Valley companies for the official government report they prepare annually on their workforce demographics. In a column today, I gave Read More →
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