European Union

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are primarily located in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states. Institutions of the EU include the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, the European Council, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Central Bank, the Court of Auditors, and the European Parliament. The European Parliament is elected every five years by EU citizens.
Posts about European Union
  • Google fined $2.7 billion by E.U. in anti-trust ruling

    … engine. This fine dwarfs the previous record fine for the abuse of a monopoly, doled out to Intel in 2009. The E.U. commission arrived at the figure by taking a percentage of Google’s revenue from its Shopping product across the 13 European countries in question since 2008. Should Google fail to comply with the terms set by the E.U. within 90…

    Search Engine Watchin Google- 22 readers -
  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … As we wind down the year and look back on 2016, we find that social media is on everyone’s lips–but perhaps for different reasons than we social media marketers would imagine or prefer. The discussion happening around social media at the end of the year is about responsibility and control. The outcomes of the EU Referendum in Great Britain…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 62 readers -
  • LinkedIn Names Top Influencers of 2016

    …–have made him a must-read on LinkedIn for years. His favorite posts, he says, are those that look at “how companies, households and governments are having to deal with disruptions both from above and from below.” For example: He wrote about what the U.K. and European Union may look like three years after Brexit; reflected on why low oil prices have…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy

    … relevant in certain jurisdictions. In our privacy policy, we’ve added a section with information about our participation in the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield program. In addition, we’ve made a series of updates to clarify how our various services have evolved over time. In particular, we have clarified what information you provide is public…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 18 readers -
  • The Problems of the Social Media Echo Chamber

    … to the unknown, we have merely transposed our own social class, views and opinions. Case in point: Having spent the majority of the U.K.’s European Union referendum campaign away from my homeland, my primary experience of the debate was mediated through my friends and the content they shared through Facebook. Such was the expression of support to remain that I…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • What The European Union’s New Data Protection Law Means For Online Media

    … The European Union has made headlines for introducing some much needed clarifications and updates to the outdated original data protection policy. This original framework consisted of two main foundations: the Data Protection Directive and the ePrivacy Directive. These directives were originally written in the 1990’s, a time before technology…

    The Blog Herald- 17 readers -
  • The Real Winner of the Brexit Vote: Interactive Content

    … format to gauge its audience’s take on the topic. This item made it easy for readers to cast their opinion, on which speakers performed well during BBC’s Brexit-focused debate, resulting in 184,000 views. Lifestyle and fitness publication Men’s Health used a trivia quiz to apply a health-conscious approach to the matter. In an item asking…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Facebook Faces More Potential Privacy-Related Legal Issues in EU

    … clauses” or “model contracts”—to continue transferring data from European users to the U.S., and the DPC in Ireland is exploring the legality of these arrangements, Fortune reported. According to Fortune, Schrems told the DPC in his complaint that these standard contractual clauses do not offer an adequate way for European citizens to complain…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook AI Research Partnership Program Launches

    … Facebook AI Research announced the launch of an initiative to further its efforts by donating 25 state-of-the-art graphics-processing-unit-based servers to research institutions in the European Union. FAIR announced in a blog post by director of engineering Serkan Piantino and research lead Florent Perronnin that the first donation in its…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Bulgaria and Greece win IDN ccTLDs on appeal

    … by the European Union over the Greek .ευ was rejected on the grounds that the string is too confusingly similar to .EV and .EY when in upper case. Confusing strings should not be delegated, under ICANN rules, due to the risk of exacerbating the prevalence of security risks such as phishing attacks. Bulgaria’s initial request for .бг was turned…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
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