Tag: Facebook

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Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

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Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, reports the New York Times. While all ...

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Facebook sued over Cambridge Analytica

Washington DC’s top prosecutor is suing Facebook in the first significant US move to punish the firm for its role ...

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Up to 50m Facebook accounts attacked

Facebook has said “almost 50 million” of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. The company said attackers ...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘too slow’ to tackle meddling

Facebook and Twitter have said that they took too long to tackle foreign campaigns to meddle in US elections. Responding ...

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Facebook definition of ‘terrorism’ helps states mute dissent: UN expert

Facebook needs to narrow its “sweeping” definition of terrorism to stop governments arbitrarily blocking legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices, ...

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Facebook denies seeking users’ bank data

Facebook has denied reports that it is actively asking banks for details of users’ financial transactions. The statement follows a ...

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Egypt’s Coptic pope quits ‘waste of time’ Facebook

The head of Egypt’s Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, has shut down his Facebook page, saying it was a “waste ...

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Facebook finds plot to mess with mid-terms

Facebook says it has removed 32 accounts and pages believed to have been set up to influence the mid-term US ...

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UK MPs call for Social Media regulation

The UK faces a “democratic crisis” due to the spread of “pernicious views” and the manipulation of personal data, a ...