Facebook Agrees To Do More To Help Combat Hate Speech In Germany

Facebook refugees Europe’s refugee crisis has spilled over to Facebook. In Germany, where thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing conflict in their own country are being offered asylum, Facebook has found itself being pressured by the government to do more to combat hate speech against immigrants. Yesterday the WSJ reported that Facebook has agreed to work with the German Justice Ministry to fight xenophobic… Read More

Kardashian Website Security Issue Exposes Names, Emails Of Over Half A Million Subscribers, Payment Info Safe

kj_press_collage_hires Alongside the launch of the Kardashian and Jenner mobile apps, which are now dominating the App Store after seeing hundreds of thousands of downloads apiece in their first days on the market, the celeb sisters also released new websites designed to help them better connect with their fans while offering a more personal look inside their lives. Read More

Moviepilot Raises $16M For Its Fan-Centric Publishing Platform

Jon Handschin, Tobias Bauckhage, Ben Kubota Moviepilot, a movie site targeting (you guessed it) millennials, is announcing that it has raised $16 million in Series B funding. The company started in Germany before launching in the United States three years ago, when it also raised $7 million in funding, according to CEO Tobi Bauckhage (pictured above with his co-founders Jon Handschin and Ben Kubota). Last year it sold the German business… Read More