Highlights from Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing

Facebook will only build its own Calibra cryptocurrency wallet into Messenger and WhatsApp, and will refuse to embed competing wallets, the head of Calibra David Marcus told the Senate Banking Committee today. While some, like Senator Brown, blustered that “Facebook is dangerous!,” others surfaced poignant questions about Libra’s risks. Calibra will be interoperable, so users […]

Digital Marketing News: Facebook’s Creator Monetization Tools, Brands Embrace Instagram, Google Maps Place Topics & More

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Digital Marketing News: Facebook’s Top Fan Ad Targeting, B2B Customer Retention & Awareness Research, $1B Podcast Ad Forecast & More

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New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform

New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s content oversight board plan is raising more questions than it answers

Facebook has produced a report summarizing feedback it’s taken in on its idea of establishing a content oversight board to help arbitrate on moderation decisions. Aka the ‘supreme court of Facebook’ concept first discussed by founder Mark Zuckerberg last year, when he told Vox: [O]ver the long term, what I’d really like to get to […]

Facebook’s searchable political ads archive is now global

Facebook has announced it’s rolled out a basic layer of political ads transparency globally, more than a year after launching the publicly searchable ads archive in the US. It is also expanding what it dubs “proactive enforcement” on political ads to countries where elections or regulations are approaching — starting with Ukraine, Singapore, Canada and […]

Facebook’s digital wallet Calibra: What it could mean for marketers

The company plans to launch a digital wallet in 2020, setting the stage for global e-commerce opportunities. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash

Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Glassdoor: VMware’s Pat Gelsinger is CEO of the year, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg drops 39 spots

Career website Glassdoor today released its 2019 list of the top 100 chief executive officers. VMware’s Pat Gelsinger topped the list.Read More Social – VentureBeat

The real risk of Facebook’s Libra coin is crooked developers

Everyone’s worried about Mark Zuckerberg controlling the next currency, but I’m more concerned about a crypto Cambridge Analytica. Today Facebook announced Libra, its forthcoming stablecoin designed to let you shop and send money overseas with almost zero transaction fees. Immediately, critics started harping about the dangers of centralizing control of tomorrow’s money in the hands […]