October 21, 2019

Instagram and Facebook ban ‘miraculous’ weight-loss ads

Instagram and Facebook will remove “miraculous” weight loss content from their platform but critics wonder if that is enough to fight misleading practices in the health and wellness industry. Instagram will start to block or remove content that promotes weight-loss products or miraculous cosmetic procedures that have a coupon code or a price on it to anyone under 18 years old, as of Sept. 24. “We want Instagram to be … Continued

BlackBerry meets revenue expectations despite a net loss of $53 million

BlackBerry Ltd. released its second-quarter fiscal 2020 results this Tuesday morning, and the Waterloo-based technology company reported 16 per cent revenue growth year-over-year and a US$40 million net loss. “All of our businesses performed at, or better than, our revenue expectations – except for enterprise software and services (department), or ESS,” the CEO of the company John S. Chen told analysts in a conference call. He also explained the ESS … Continued