Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt SF

Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd has always done things her own way. Whether it’s standing up for her political beliefs, building a company with fully outsourced engineers or avoiding the usual startup fundraising runaround, Wolfe Herd follows her own instincts in building a business. Which is why we’re super excited to announce that...

Washington sues Facebook and Google over failure to disclose political ad spending

Facebook and Google were paid millions for political advertising purposes in Washington but failed for years to publish related information — such as the advertiser’s address — as required by state law, alleges a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general. Washington law requires that “political campaign and lobbying contributions and expenditures be fully disclosed to...

An Unlikely Source Stirs Debate Over Avvo Legal Services

(Lawsiteblog) A report published this week is sure to fuel debate over the ethics of lawyers’ participation in Avvo Legal Services and similar for-profit referral services. The report chides the legal profession for its resistance to change and — without using the word explicitly — portrays bar associations as hypocritical in taking stances against Avvo....