How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by internal documents, the Guardian newspaper says.
It said the manuals revealed the criteria used to judge if posts were too violent, sexual, racist, hateful or supported terrorism.
The Guardian said Facebook's moderators were "overwhelmed" and had only seconds to decide if posts should stay.
The leak comes soon after British MPs...
Facebook has been fined 110m euros by the EU for providing "incorrect or misleading" information during its purchase of messaging service WhatsApp in 2014.
The European Commission said Facebook had said it could not automatically match user accounts on its own platform and WhatsApp.
But two years later it launched a service that did just that.
Facebook said the errors it had made were not...
Who was behind the huge global cyber-attack? One prominent theory right now is North Korea - but what we know is far from conclusive.
You may not have heard of the Lazarus Group, but you may be aware of its work. The devastating hack on Sony Pictures in 2014, and another on a Bangladeshi bank in 2016, have both been attributed to the highly sophisticated group.
It is widely believed that the...
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says.
The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage".
The latest virus exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by US intelligence.
There have been warnings of further...
A cyber-attack that hit organisations worldwide including the UK's National Health Service was "unprecedented", Europe's police agency says.
Europol also warned a "complex international investigation" was required "to identify the culprits".
Ransomware encrypted data on at least 75,000 computers in 99 countries on Friday. Payments were demanded for access to be restored.
Google says it has stopped a phishing email that reached about a million of its customers.
The scam claimed to come from Google Docs - a service that allows people to share and edit documents online.
Users who clicked a link and followed instructions, risked sending the email on to everyone in their address box.
Google said it had stopped the attack "within approximately one hour",...
Twitter is working with media firm Bloomberg to create a 24-hour rolling news channel for the messaging service.
The live video stream will be made up of original programming as well as feeds from Bloomberg bureaus.
The deal builds on the live-streaming deals Twitter has done with others that spreads content via the social network.
The deal could also help Twitter compete more with giants...
Social media firms are "shamefully far" from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says a parliamentary report.
Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report.
The government should consider making the sites help pay to police content, it said.
But a former Facebook executive told the BBC...
US entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for a tunnel network under Los Angeles and shown how it might work.
Mr Musk also told the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference he planned fully autonomous journeys across the US by the end of the year.
He spoke about how he wanted solar-powered roof tiles to be standard on "every home" within 50 years.
And he explained why...
The website of the largest telecoms provider in Indonesia has been defaced with an offensive post.
Visitors to Telkomsel's site on Friday morning were greeted by a profanity-laden message criticising the company.
The perpetrator also replaced the text that shows under Telkomsel's name and description in search engines, with an explicit message.
Telkomsel said it was repairing the site and...