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'Let's not allow 'bots' and 'troll farms' to take over from reporters, or leave online fiction to replace verified fact,' AFP Middle East correspondent Sammy Ketz says in an open letter to the EU supported by leading reporters worldwide
Among tech companies, Facebook is ahead of Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon but behind LinkedIn, Procore Technologies, and Zoom Video Communications
A British parliamentary committee investigating whether the social media behemoth was being used to manipulate the results of elections publishes 250 pages of internal Facebook documents
Whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for Facebook to be regulated. He is scathing about Facebook's 'man-child' chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and the arrogance of the company he runs.
Facebook responds to a New York Times report citing sources that maintain Sheryl Sandberg was directly involved in the social network's tactical response to the philanthropist's criticism of the social network
The bill would give security agencies wide powers to force telecommunications and technology companies to give them access to encrypted devices and messaging apps
A report that internal emails indicated Facebook mulled charging companies for access to user data are referred to in a lawsuit filed against the social network in 2015 by Six4Three, creator of a failed app called 'Pikinis'
Unveiled in January, Facebook's 'Today In' feature shows 'local alerts from relevant government pages' which may include information city council meetings, crime or weather, for example
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Mark Luckie: 'Facebook's disenfranchisement of black people on the platform mirrors the marginalization of its black employees'
Internal Facebook emails show the company's engineers telling management in October 2014 that Russian IP addresses were accessing 3 billion data points a day
(UPDATED) The Facebook bug – which resurfaced old messages as new and unread – has been fixed
The internal documents are said to include emails between senior Facebook staff, and express the decisions they made prior to the Cambridge Analytica breach, as well as what Facebook higher-ups knew about the company's privacy policies
Italy has already drawn similar agreements from Amazon, Apple and Google, joining EU neighbours seeking a bigger tax take from multinationals previously able to use tax loopholes
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(UPDATED) Facebook's political ad transparency reports are currently only active in the US, the United Kingdom, and Brazil
Elliot Schrage explains why they hired DC-based PR firm Definers and the work they did on George Soros and Facebook's competitors
'That's not the plan,' Zuckerberg tells CNN Business when asked if he would consider stepping down as chairman
Here’s how you can access the new feature that lets you track the time you spend on the social network
It is the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook
An independent body to be constituted in the coming year will act as a 'higher court' of sorts, considering appeals of content removal decisions made by the social network, Zuckerberg says
A new report claims that the social network employed a firm that used smear tactics to fight back against critics, opponents
The social media company has since patched the bug
The numbers of accounts removed for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' is raised to 36 at Facebook and 99 at the social network's Instagram service
Facebook has since patched the bug. The bug itself is not unique to Facebook, but the social network remains a target due to its standing and the data it has available.
Other companies included in the survey are Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple
The app is Facebook's answer to Tik-Tok, the popular social media platform that lets users record and share short videos with licensed tracks
Singapore's government agencies slam the posted Facebook article as 'clearly false, defamatory, and attacks Singapore'
The men, aged 24 to 67, are from Australia, Canada, England, France, the Netherlands, and the United States
Facebook, like Google, allows complaints of sexual harassment to be aired openly in court
Facebook says it is working on rooting out abuse ahead of the Myanmar elections – but admits it had failed to do enough to prevent the incitement of violence
(UPDATED) 'On Sunday evening, US law enforcement contacted us about online activity that they recently discovered and which they believe may be linked to foreign entities,' Facebook says
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Facebook has since deleted the category, apologized, and said it shouldn't have existed in the first place
Many of the hacked accounts belong to Facebook users in Ukraine and Russia
'We will probe whether 'platformers' are obstructing the technological innovation of Japanese companies,' says the head of Japan's anti-trust commission
(UPDATED) Facebook shares jump, dive and then rise again before staying on higher ground, up 3.2% to $150.90, on the Nasdaq early in the evening in New York.
Many of the pages in these networks have shared false or misleading articles
Iloilo City has the highest number of Facebook users with 223.22%-334.83% of the population actively using the social media platform monthly, followed by Cebu City
While TechSabado admits in an update that Facebook confirmed the authenticity of reports about its takedown of spammy pages, it did not correct its headline which bears the false title
The watchdog announced this fine on July 10, but makes clear it was levying the maximum penalty allowed by the law at the time the the incident occurred
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The new version, currently being rolled out, has 3 tabs instead of 9
In the US, the report shows that just shy of $256.4 million was spent on nearly 1.7 million politically-oriented ads archived since May of this year
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte's supporters can opt to use Twitter and Instagram to express their support for the administration
The spam network that Facebook took down shared some false news reports that were fact-checked by Rappler