‘FB, Google, Twitter won’t be reined in by Trump order’

The world’s mighty digital platforms will be reined in only when privacy regulation knocks their business model of “uninhibited data collection” which in turn will erode their margins, and it’s unlikely that firestorms over content policy regulation will spark major change, co-director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at Harvard Kennedy School told IANS. Continue Reading

Facebook makes India a separate region on par with Menlo Park

The move came as a major overhaul of Facebook’s business structure. The India board will also be the first such for Facebook in any of its markets outside of the US. The local office will no longer be part of Facebook’s Asia Pacific operations and will report directly to Menlo Park. Continue Reading