Daily Crunch: Facebook fights (some) election lies

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New York’s Facebook antitrust investigation now has 46 other attorneys general onboard

New York Attorney General Letitia James is turning up the heat on the state’s antitrust investigation into Facebook, which is seeking “to determine whether Facebook’s actions may have endangered consumer…

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MasterCard buys SessionM for tighter credit card-loyalty program integration

Mastercard has purchased customer data and loyalty platform SessionM. Terms weren’t disclosed but the startup raised almost $100 million over four rounds. SessionM is behind loyalty programs for a wide…

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British parliament presses Facebook on letting politicians lie in ads

In yet another letter seeking to pry accountability from Facebook, the chair of a British parliamentary committee has pressed the company over its decision to adopt a policy on political…

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Coordinate Links and Content for Success

For some sites, the process of encouraging links can improve when it’s done together with the content side of a business. I hesitate to call it link building because it’s…

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India moves closer to regulating internet services as it fears ‘unimaginable disruption to democracy’

India said on Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to revise existing rules to regulate intermediaries — social media apps and others that rely on users to…

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California Law Threatens Freelance Journalists

A new California law targeting the “gig economy” goes into effect in January 2020. Many freelance journalists are worried that it may end their careers.  The law was intended to…

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New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads

Heaven forbid a political candidate’s Facebook account gets hacked. They might spread disinformation…like they’re already allowed to do in Facebook ads… Today Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to…

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B2B marketers look to match B2C in level of customer experience

Customer experience (CX) has become an increased focus for marketers across industries, but many B2B marketers feel as though they need to catch-up to their consumer-facing counterparts to deliver better…

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European News Lose Google Snippets Per French Law

Google recently announced that in response to a new French law they are removing snippets and images from news sites from displaying in French search results. Showing images and text…

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