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LinkedIn to launch its own live video tool

LinkedIn is testing its own live video feature. The networking platform this week is launching LinkedIn Live, a tool that enables users and companies to broadcast real-time video to select groups or to the LinkedIn world at large. TechCrunch spotted the news earlier Monday. The feature will come out in beta first in the US and it’ll be invite-only, according to a press release from the…
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Apple restores Facebook's ability to run internal apps

Facebook Apple restores Facebook’s permission to run internal apps after privacy fight The social network clashed with Apple over a data-collecting app used for market research. Apple has restored Facebook’s permissionto run iPhone apps used and…
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EFF lawyer joins WhatsApp as privacy policy manager

In an effort to bolster its public credibility in the wake of a very rough year, Facebook is bringing a fierce former critic into the fold. Next month, longtime Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF‘>EFF where he worked closely with the organization on cybersecurity…
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Real Facebook Oversight Requires More Than a 40-Expert Board

When Facebook announced in November that it would launch an independent oversight board, questions arose about what that might look like and how it would work. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, for one, compared the would-be governing body to the Supreme Court, in its potential…