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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:23 PM ET

CBS News - Technology

Technology - Supply chain issues threaten consumers, businesses - A global traffic jam of ships carrying goods to major U.S. ports is affecting consumers and businesses, and some experts say the disruption will continue deep into 2022. Peter Tirschwell, the vice president for maritime and trade at IHS Markit, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the supply chain woes. 3H ago - 06:21

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Tech executives testify on social media safety -- Facebook isn't the only social media network that finds itself in the crosshairs of Congress. Today, executives from Snapchat, TikTok and YouTube were warned to do more to protect children or face government regulations. Nikole Killion has the latest.

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Cruz pushes TikTok exec over company's ties to China -- Lawmakers also heard from executives at Snapchat and YouTube.

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Spanx boss gives workers $10,000 and first-class plane tickets -- Founder of shapewear company marks $1.2 billion deal by giving dream vacations to her employees.

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Senators grill social media companies -- The Senate Consumer Protection Subcommittee is questioning leaders from several social media companies over the impact their platforms have on young users. Executives from Snapchat, TikTok and YouTube testified about algorithms, safety and efforts to protect mental health. CBSN technology reporter Dan Patterson has more.

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Facebook's new biz plan? Find young people in the metaverse -- Mark Zuckerberg says the social media company wants to make serving young adults "our North Star."

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Facebook responds to massive document leak -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off his company's earnings call Monday by adamantly defending recent criticism following a massive leak of internal research. Zuckerberg said problems like polarization and hate speech are bigger than social media and laid out his vision for the platform's future. Laurie Segall reports.

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Details of leaked "Facebook Papers" -- Thousands of pages of internal Facebook documents shared with journalists around the world are shedding light on the platform's approach to misinformation, hate speech and research on algorithms on users' news feeds. CBS News' Laurie Segall reports on CEO Mark Zuckerberg's response. Then, CBS News' technology and politics reporter Musadiq Bidar joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to explain the details of these documents and how Facebook's algorithms work. -- Oct 25

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Donald Trump NFT on sale for 240 ethereum -- Non-fungible token depicting Trump years before his term in the White House will set you back just over $1 million.

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Microsoft says Russia-backed hackers are attacking cloud services -- Tech giant said it informed 609 customers they had been attacked 22,868 times by hacker group it calls Nobelium. -- Oct 25

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Hertz to buy 100K Tesla Model 3 cars in push for EV rentals -- The car rental service is spending billions on Tesla's Model 3 vehicles, just months after leaving bankruptcy. -- Oct 25

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More details on leaked Facebook documents -- CBS News, along with other news outlets, has reviewed thousands of pages of leaked internal documents from Facebook. They suggest the social network was aware its platforms, which include Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, can fuel hate, polarization, conspiracy theories and misinformation, but at times did little to stop it. 60 Minutes+ correspondent Laurie Segall joined CBSN to discuss the Facebook papers. -- Oct 25

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Facebook researchers saw how its algorithms led to misinformation -- Facebook researchers in 2019 created three dummy accounts to study the platform's technology for recommending content in the News Feed. -- Oct 25

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Facebook internal documents show execs knew platform spread misinformation and failed to act at times -- A consortium of 17 U.S news organizations, including CBS News, has reviewed the redacted versions of the documents received by Congress. -- Oct 25

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Ex-executive: Leaked files show Facebook's harm -- We're getting an inside look at more of the massive trove of leaked documents from embattled tech giant Facebook. CBS News, along with a consortium of other new outlets, reviewed thousands of pages of internal research, employee comments and presentations. They suggest the company was aware its platforms - Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp - can fuel hate, polarization, conspiracy theories and misinformation but at times did little to stop it. Laurie Segall reports. -- Oct 25

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