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The company and 3 people targeted in the lawsuit operate a service to raise the profile of Instagram accounts by giving them bogus followers, views, and likes
Facebook logs a profit of $2.4 billion for Q1 2019, down 51% from a year earlier
The news headline is fabricated. The ABS-CBN did not publish any article that says news organizations will suspend anti-Otso Diretso Facebook accounts
Facebook’s plans for reform amid a string of scandals can kick up its expenses and lower its profits
The Federal Trade Commission in past investigations have spared Zuckerberg, but this could soon change
Facebook's We Think Digital campaign comes to the Philippines as Digital Tayo
'We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format. We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users,' Facebook says in a blog post.
Facebook bans groups for "terrorist activity, organized hate, mass or serial murder, human trafficking or organized violence or criminal activity"
The takedown takes place ahead of the Indonesian presidential elections on April 17
The outage affects approximately 60% of users. The remaining 40% who can access Facebook's services may encounter errors or issues.
A Baguio man says he will file a libel case against an FB user who falsely pinpointed him as a crime suspect
The leading social network indicates it will be tougher on inappropriate content in groups, which may not be seen by the public but which can circulate hoaxes and promote abusive or violent actions
Even when parameters were set to be 'highly inclusive,' the system seems to push for stereotypes in its ad delivery, say researchers
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was 'disingenuous' in saying bad actors were going out of their way to circumvent the site's systems.
Under the proposals, a new regulator will have the power to force platforms and others to publish annual transparency reports
The Asia Internet Coalition, whose members include Facebook, Google, and Twitter, says there may be 'significant risks to freedom of expression and speech'
Mark Zuckerberg, in an interview with ABC's 'Good Morning America' on April 4, also says he had confidence in measures put in place by Facebook to prevent interference in next year's US presidential election
(UPDATED) Paolo Duterte calls the allegations in the video an 'invention' and blames a certain 'J.S.' for it
Five major Facebook stories broke last week. Here’s everything you need to know about them.
'They should have taken measures way back, and not let so much time pass before they actually did these concrete steps to actually stop the weaponization of the social network,' says senatorial bet Chel Diokno
'We want this to surface high quality and trustworthy information,' Zuckerberg says in a video
The statement by Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, shines a light on efforts by Pakistan's military establishment to use social media as a propaganda tool
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte knew nothing about the network of pro-Duterte fake accounts Facebook recently took down
In the Philippines, Vice President Leni Robredo pushes for laws against the 'deliberate, organized, and large-scale distribution of fake news on social media'
Other politicians being promoted by the pages include Bong Go, Ronald dela Rosa, Sara Duterte, Ferdinand Marcos, Imee Marcos, and Bongbong Marcos
(UPDATED) Facebook takes down 200 pages, groups, and accounts followed by millions of users
Jacinda Ardern makes it clear she believes the curbs are a direct response to the criticism levelled at Facebook, which a gunman used to livestream an attack on two mosques in New Zealand
'It's clear that these concepts are deeply linked to organized hate groups and have no place on our services,' says Facebook
Australia considers new laws in the wake of the New Zealand massacre
The French Council of the Muslim Faith is suing Facebook and YouTube for 'broadcasting a message with violent content abetting terrorism, or of a nature likely to seriously violate human dignity and liable to be seen by a minor'
Yes, says a cybersecurity expert from cybersecurity firm Sophos
(UPDATED) 'To be clear, these passwords were never visible to anyone outside of Facebook and we have found no evidence to date that anyone internally abused or improperly accessed them,' says Facebook's Pedro Canahuati
The American Civil Liberties Union call the agreement a 'historic settlement' that will result in major changes to Facebook's advertising platform.
The House Committee on Homeland Security ask for a briefing by tech executives regarding the online proliferation of the 'horrific' Christchurch video
Mia Garlick from Facebook New Zealand says the firm is 'working around the clock to remove violating content using a combination of technology and people'
Sherri's husband is a recovering sex addict
The incident has once again called into question major social media platforms’ ability to police harmful content
Cox makes his announcement in on his Facebook page, saying he was leaving 'with great sadness' after 13 years.
The outage was believed to be the worst ever for the internet giant that reaches an estimated 2.7 billion people with its core social network, Instagram and messaging applications
A grand jury in New York is looking to get testimonies or evidence from at least 2 major smartphone makers regarding data sharing practices with Facebook
A Facebook tweet says: 'We're aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.'
Senator Elizabeth Warren takes tech giant Facebook to task for its 'ability to shut down a debate over whether FB has too much power'
The lawsuit against Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov says they hatched a scheme affecting some 63,000 Facebook users' browsers
The company responds to pressure in recent weeks to tackle the problem, amid outbreaks of measles
Zuckerberg's announcement is a strategic shift for Facebook as it seeks to navigate a drawn-out crisis over privacy and data protection
Having failed to persuade his European partners to introduce an EU-wide tax, France will go it alone with its own new mechanism
The new section is meant to allow friends, family, and other loved ones to remember and pay tribute to the deceased user
You can limit who can look you up, but you can’t opt out of the feature entirely
The world's biggest social network is temporarily restricting any paid material from advertisers based outside Indonesia that relates to politicians, parties or attempts to encourage voter suppression
The NBA has 400 million followers on Facebook across all league, team, and player accounts