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'GlobalCoin' would work with a new digital payments system in about a dozen countries, starting in the first quarter of 2020, BBC says on its website
The study also finds that promoting previous legislative work and platforms had very little impact on winnability
He argues that breaking up the company might mean fewer resources to curb harmful online content and election interference and improve privacy and the portability of personal data
While Facebook says it has identified more fake accounts than in previous quarters, there are about 120 million which have evaded discovery
Elizaldy Co and Misibis Bay management are seeking P1.1 billion in damages
'The substitution of Cardema has not yet been approved,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
Facebook bans Israel company Archimedes Group, which on its website boasts of 'winning campaigns worldwide'
Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media
Executives from Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft meet with leaders of France, New Zealand and other countries in Paris to unveil the 'Christchurch Call' of voluntary commitments for online platforms
(UPDATED) It's putting $7.5 million into research partnerships with 3 US universities to improve image and video analysis technology
The company says it's also bolstering on-site counseling for content reviewers
'I feel that being in a relationship with me is a chore for him,' says Marites
A lawsuit is filed against Rankwave in a California State court in Silicon Valley to enforce terms the company agreed to in order to operate apps on the social network, according to director of platform and litigation, Jessica Romero
Independent media is banned in Vietnam, with online posts, comments and critics strictly monitored and bloggers, activists and rights lawyers routinely jailed.
Platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are once regarded as the last holdouts of dissenting voices, but now that has changed
In an editorial published in The New York Times, Chris Hughes says Mark Zuckerberg's 'focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks'
'Facebook's efforts to stamp out terror content have been weak and ineffectual,' according to a study by the National Whistleblowers Center in Washington
The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could stifle online discussion, tech companies with major bases in the financial hub and journalists' organizations
(UPDATED) The social media titan bans Louis Farrakhan, the head of the Nation of Islam, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, and Milo Yiannopoulos, a high-profile right-wing provocateur, in its latest crackdown on hate content
The first step? You'll need to update your Facebook app.
A new Facebook design, a new Instagram camera, and Facebook Dating highlight Facebook's slew of F8 2019 announcements
The company details its new strategy emphasizing romance, private communications and small groups
Here are some of what we’re expecting to happen at this year’s F8 conference
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