Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington D.C. for a series of lawmaker meetings as the digital giant faces growing scrutiny from several corners of government. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg had dinner with a group of Senators including Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner, the ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Warner spoke about the meeting with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli in Washington.
Google has closed down 210 channels on its platform for uploading videos about the on-going protests in Hong Kong. Some of the accounts were said to have posed as news organizations and entities but are discovered to have links to the Chinese government. This came days after Twitter and Facebook disabled hundreds of related accounts to the protest.
Facebook roll's out “Off-Facebook Activity” Tool.Facebook is finally sharing exactly what information it’s been collecting from people.The new “Off-Facebook Activity” feature will give users access to their online browsing histories and the option to disassociate the data from their accounts.