Consciousness stirring in the Silicon valley: those who got you hooked are trying to get you kick the habit?
Data management scandals, a CEO testifying to the US Senate, EU data protection pressure and the prospect of European taxes – just a handful of challenges that the greatest social media companies must face. Multinational tech firms are trying to regain the trust of users with social responsibility – at least that is what the recent Google and Instagram announcements hint at. New telephone modes, user self-scrutiny and activity monitors set to be introduced.
Is the Internet willing to forget, after all?
According to the latest report by Google, European users have requested it to remove over 2.4 million URLs in the past four years.