Welcome back to This Week in Digital. Included this week are plenty of voice-search updates, the return of Michael Jordan and Facebook’s new music opportunities.


  • Philip Hammond, the UK Chancellor, is setting a deadline for the implementation of a new sales tax for large tech companies such as Amazon.  And the UK isn’t the only country seeking to impose new taxation, in what is now becoming a global push.
  • Facebook’s £500k fine for the Cambridge Analytica scandal has been upheld, the ICO has announced.
  • Snapchat is launching its AR capabilities in a webcam version and across a host of streaming and calling services.
  • Twitter is set to remove the ‘Like’ button in an attempt to improve the quality of debates.