WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 ahead of data law change

LONDON (Reuters) - WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc , is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month.

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To beat porch thieves, Amazon slips packages in car trunks

(Reuters) - Not content to stop at slipping packages inside customers' front doors, Inc on Tuesday started a new program to deliver packages to its members' parked cars.

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YouTube deletes 5 million videos for content violation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google , deleted about 5 million videos from its platform for content policy violations in last year's fourth quarter before any viewers saw them, it said in a new report that highlighted its response to pressure to better police its online community.

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Researcher in Facebook scandal says: my work was worthless to Cambridge Analytica

LONDON (Reuters) - A researcher at the center of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday the work he did was useless for the sort of targeted adverts that would be needed to sway an election.

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