New Zealand looking at introducing Digital Service Tax

The development is in line with those of other countries who are aiming to bring large multinational companies within the ambit of their tax net. On Monday, in a significant development, New Zealand disclosed it aims to update its laws in order to tax the earnings of multinational tech companies, including Facebook, Amazon.com, Google. The…

Instagram appoints Vishal Shah as director of product management

The appointment, effective immediately, sees Vishah Shah replacing Adam Mosseri who became Instagram’s head in October 2018. Facebook Inc’s owned photo-sharing app Instagram stated, it has promoted Vishal Shah, its director of product management, as the head of product, effective immediately. The position was earlier held by Adam Mosseri, who was appointed as Instagram’s head…

France aiming to introduce digital taxes for big internet firms by December 2018

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is pushing for the deal so as to retain earnings of large tech companies who use clever strategies and tax loopholes to evade taxes. On Monday, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire stated, the European Union plans on introducing digital taxes for large internet firms such as Google and…

Google and Facebook databases reveal ad spending strategy

Political intelligence gathered from the databases of social media giants are the new tools for campaign strategists. In a first public view of how U.S. technology companies, including Google and Facebook, are yanking advertisements that break their online political ads rules. The duo also provided unprecedented insight into opponents’ online marketing, enabling them to capitalize…