Libra Payments Can Boost Facebook’s Ads Business, Zuckerberg Says
Libra can make it easier for Facebook's users to buy goods advertised on its platform, which would incentivize businesses to buy more ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday.
The Confidential Computing Consortium aims to create systems that sequester sensitive data so it can't be exploited by nefarious actors.
Economists at the Federal Reserve suggest Libra – in its original, basket-backed stablecoin form – might not have had as severe an impact on financial stability as policymakers suggested last year.
Recent moves by social media companies to outlaw certain types of content raise big questions about the future of free speech in the modern internet era.
"Disinformation is a routine consequence of surveillance capitalism," says "Surveillance Capitalism" author Shoshana Zuboff in a wide-ranging interview.
Libra's most vexing challenge may be juggling inclusion and compliance. But policy chief Dante Disparte says the project is not giving up on reaching the unbanked.