Cyber Monday sales down, Twitter bans photos without consent
Cyber Monday sales down, Twitter bans photos without consent
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Cyber Monday sales down, Twitter bans photos without consent

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Speaker 1: This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Cyber Monday, shoppers spent a little less money this year compared to last year, according to the Adobe digital economy index online sales in the us on Monday totaled $10.7 billion down 1.4% from last year's 10.8 billion with early lead deals kicking off in October and concerns about supply chain issues. Adobe says many customers started shopping early this year. Still cyber Monday was the biggest online [00:00:30] shopping day of the year. Twitter will now block users from sharing photos and videos of private individuals without their consent. People can now contact the platform to have media of them room moved from the site. Twitter says it'll quote, always try to assess the context in which the content is shared. And in certain cases may allow the images or videos to remain on the service. The UK's competition regulator has ordered Facebook parent company meta to sell Giffy me bought the online gift database last year, but the acquisition was [00:01:00] blocked on Tuesday. The UK's competition and markets authority found meta would drive more traffic to Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram by denying other platforms, the right to use gifts on Giffy. Meta says it's considering an appeal of the decision. Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET.

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