Social media industry

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.(Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
February 12, 2020 - 5:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government says it will give regulators the power to fine social media companies for harmful material on their platforms. Plans announced Wednesday would give the U.K.’s telecommunications watchdog, Ofcom, power to enforce a “duty of care” on companies such as Facebook and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. Twitter reported Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 that its fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier but the number of daily users rose. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 06, 2020 - 1:25 pm
Shares in Twitter jumped Thursday after the social media company said revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts in the latest quarter, though profit fell as expenses rose. The San Francisco-based tech company said that fourth-quarter net income fell 53% to $119 million, or 15 cents per share...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. Twitter reported Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 that its fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier but the number of daily users rose. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 06, 2020 - 11:02 am
Shares in Twitter jumped Thursday after the social media company said revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts in the latest quarter, though profit fell as expenses rose. The San Francisco-based tech company said that fourth-quarter net income fell to $119 million, or 15 cents per share. That's...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo attendees take a selfie in front of a Facebook sign at F8, the Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook reports financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
January 29, 2020 - 4:22 pm
San Francisco (AP) — Facebook's profit and revenue for the final quarter of the year handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations, despite challenges the social network is facing around regulation and efforts to fight election interference. Facebook earned $7.35 billion, or $2.56 per share, up 7%...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo attendees take a selfie in front of a Facebook sign at F8, the Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook reports financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
January 29, 2020 - 4:21 pm
San Francisco (AP) — Facebook's profit and revenue for the final quarter of the year handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations, despite challenges the social network is facing around regulation and efforts to fight election interference. Facebook earned $7.35 billion, or $2.56 per share, up 7%...
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January 29, 2020 - 4:18 pm
San Francisco (AP) — Facebook's profit and revenue for the final quarter of the year handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations, despite challenges the social network is facing around regulation and efforts to fight election interference. Facebook earned $7.35 billion, or $2.56 per share, up 7%...
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January 17, 2020 - 5:50 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal College of Psychiatrists is urging that mammoth tech companies like Facebook and Twitter turn over research about possible dangers caused to young people by excessive social media use. The group also calls for higher rates of taxation on these companies, with some of...
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A sign welcomes motorists to Tierra del Mar, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The tiny coastal village is opposing a plan by Facebook to build a landing spot for a submarine cable connecting America with Asia. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
January 09, 2020 - 6:32 pm
TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world's biggest tech companies. Locals in Tierra del Mar are trying to stop Facebook from using property in their quiet community to...
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A sign welcomes motorists to Tierra del Mar, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The tiny coastal village is opposing a plan by Facebook to build a landing spot for a submarine cable connecting America with Asia. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
January 09, 2020 - 5:25 pm
TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world's biggest tech companies. Locals in Tierra del Mar are trying to stop Facebook from using property in their quiet community to...
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A sign expressing opposition to a plan by Facebook to build a landing spot for a submarine cable connecting America with Asia stands on property in the tiny community of Tierra del Mar, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
January 09, 2020 - 12:56 pm
TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world's biggest tech companies. Locals in Tierra del Mar are trying to stop Facebook from using property in their quiet community to...
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