On Tuesday Facebook cut off access to a group of New York University researchers collecting data about political advertising on its platform. Now, the Federal Trade Commission is telling Facebook that its purported justification for the move - compliance with a 2019 privacy violation settlement - is “inaccurate.” The researchers were using a special browser extension to collect data on...
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Musk Puts $20 Billion Value on Twitter
Elon Musk offered Twitter employees stock grants at a valuation of roughly $20 billion, said a person familiar with an email Musk sent to staff, less than half what he paid to buy the company. It was a concrete acknowledgment of how much Twitter’s value has dropped since the deal—but it is still well above public market valuation levels for Twitter’s rivals.
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