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Libra initially hopes the number of companies backing it would increase from an initial 28 to 'well over 100.' Instead, the list has shrunk following criticism from regulators.
Zuckerberg confirms hosting a series of dinners with right-wing figures amid accusations that the social media platform stifles conservative voices
The ad states 'Breaking news: Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election,' followed quickly by an admission that the statement is fake, devised only to aim at the platform's ad policies
Visa, Mastercard, eBay, Stripe each change their minds about being founding members of the Libra Association assembled to promote the digital currency
Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms decide to allow politicians including President Donald Trump extra leeway to their rules, seeking to avoid stifling political debate and leaving 'newsworthy' content online
The Facebook chief will be the sole witness at the October 23 hearing on 'An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors'
Facebook's fact checking program expands to Ethiopia, Zambia, Somalia, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Ghana, and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Facebook is finalizing an updated contract 'designed to improve the Facebook integration on PlayStation,' which seems to make the current loss of integration a temporary issue
'We remain supportive of Libra's aspirations and look forward to continued dialogue on ways to work together in the future,' PayPal says
Paypal is said to be the only backer among 28 who did not show for a meeting in Washington focused on tackling widespread opposition to Libra from regulators worldwide
Facebook's plan to roll out encryption on its platforms may risk weakening law enforcement's ability to detect criminal acts, including child pornography and terrorism
A two-hour audio recording of the Facebook CEO at internal meetings comes out
Facebook plans to pay only a portion of the publishers whose stories appear on the news 'tab' set to launch on the social network
'We don't want Facebook to feel like a competition,' the company says in a statement
Governments and officials have raised concerns over how the currency would be regulated, specifically on matters concerning laundering and terrorism financing
A report by the Oxford Internet Institute finds manipulation efforts have doubled over the past two years and are being used by both democratic and authoritarian governments
Those advertising in Singapore about elections and politics on Facebook or its Instagram app must first confirm their identity and location, and disclose who is responsible for the ad
Inside Horizon, Facebook's new virtual world, Oculus users will be able to choose an avatar and interact with others
Facebook walks a fine line in its attempts to balance freedom of expression with regulation of inappropriate content
Facebook takes down 'I Love America' and related pages 'for violating our policies against spam and fake accounts, and are continuing to investigate for any further violations'
Vice President of Partnerships Ime Archibong says the investigation 'has addressed millions of apps'
The world's biggest social network is facing a myriad of regulatory and legal questions surrounding issues like competition, digital privacy, censorship and transparency in political advertising
The news comes with federal and state anti-trust enforcers looking into potential anti-competitive actions by Facebook, and with US lawmakers debating national privacy legislation
Facebook says adoption of Portal devices has been strong enough to inspire a second-generation lineup, but did not disclose the number of Portal devices sold
The new tech aims to provide newspapers better monetization and ad targeting to free them from dependence on the large platforms
The 'independent oversight board' will have the final say on these matters of what belongs on the social platform
The alliance is a new collaboration with crime fighters to train software to more quickly spot and filter violent imagery fed to the platform by 'dangerous' groups
The new policy comes over complaints that advertisers might be able to deceptively modify the content in news stories shared on the huge social network
Smart says a routing issue is causing Facebook and Facebook Messenger to not work properly for some Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers
Are targeted ads and algorithms getting too close for comfort? One writer's run-in with Miss Universe just might convince you.
France wants to block the development of Libra because it says it threatens the 'monetary sovereignty' of governments
The antitrust actions come against a backdrop of declining public trust in big online firms, and fines levied against Facebook and Google over privacy violations
New York state attorney general says the probe is to see 'whether Facebook has stifled competition and put users at risk'
The move marks the first official US antitrust action against one of the so-called Big Tech companies – although a landmark case had targeted Microsoft back in the 1990s
Shares in Match Group, the parent firm of dating applications Tinder and OK Cupid, slump on Thursday's news
The initiative announced Thursday, September 5, includes $10 million from Facebook and aims to curb what is seen as a major threat to the integrity of online information
New pop-ups will be shown to the user on both Facebook and Instagram when a user comes across vaccination content
Maraming malulungkot sa gagawin ng Facebook na tanggalin ang bilang ng reax sa mismong status. Pangunahin na ay iyong nagkakaroon ng patol dahil sa dami ng interaksiyon sa kanilang account, organic man o hindi.
Reports say an exposed server stored 419 million records on users across several databases – including 133 million US accounts, more than 50 million in Vietnam, and 18 million in Britain
'Improving election security and countering information operations are complex challenges that no organization can solve alone,' says Facebook's Nathaniel Gleicher
Such a change may ease pressure to win approval with images, videos or comments and, instead, get people to simply focus on what is in posts
With the change, people will not get automatic tagging suggestions unless a user turns on face recognition on the platform
It now reads, 'It’s quick and easy'
Yves Mersch, a board member at the Frankfurt institution, hopes Europeans don't leave traditional payment solutions for the 'beguiling but treacherous promises of Facebook's siren call'
France's levy has been criticized in Washington for departing from precedent on taxing revenue instead of profits and for targeting a narrow group of companies
The two platforms – neither of which is legally accessible in China – say they are turning off accounts they believe are linked to a government campaign to spread disinformation
In a plan announced Tuesday, August 20, Facebook's journalists will be curating stories from news sites and won't be editing headlines or writing content
Facebook's new tool allows users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity
Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg has said he wanted 'to make sure that to the extent that we can, we're funding as much high-quality journalism as possible'