Facebook ad boycott organizers unhappy with meeting, Instagram not letting all users pin comments
Facebook ad boycott organizers unhappy with meeting, Instagram not letting all users pin comments
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Facebook ad boycott organizers unhappy with meeting, Instagram not letting all users pin comments

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This is CNET and hear the stories that matter right now. Civil rights activist behind a growing advertisement boycott of Facebook said Tuesday that they aren't convinced the world social network is doing enough to combat hate speech after meeting with executives. Quote, hashtag stop hate for profit. didn't hear anything today to convince us Zuckerberg and his colleagues are taking action. Instead of committing to a timeline to root out hate and disinformation on Facebook. The company's leaders delivered the same old talking points to try and placate us without meeting our demands. That's what Free Press co CEO Jessica Gonzalez said in the statement. Microsoft said Tuesday that it's taken legal action to stop a widespread COVID-19 related hacking campaign. The lawsuit unsealed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia allowed the tech giant to take control of domains that hackers were using to trick their victims. Microsoft's spokesman said that the COVID-19 related scams didn't come from a nation state attacker, but declined to comment on who was behind the hacking campaign. Finally, Instagram is expanding its pinned comments feature to everyone, after testing the tool with a select group of users in May The social media giants said the feature aims to help instagramers manage the conversations being had in the comment section of their posts. Instagramers can swipe right on a comment to make it a pin. And the tool lets users pin up to three comments with topical threat. You can stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET

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