Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.
Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their platforms, a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday. Reuters - Published
Members of the public gather as the coffin of former RAF serviceman Oswald Dixon, 100, arrives at Agecroft Crematorium, Swinton. Mr Dixon, who had no relatives in the UK, joined the Royal Air Force in..
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FBI Director Christopher Wray said Friday that Facebook's proposal to encrypt its popular messaging program would turn the platform into a "dream come true for predators and child pornographers." Rough..
A chartered plane has crashed near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, killing five people and injuring three, after apparently running out of fuel, authorities said. Infrastructure minister Vladyslav..
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Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign has been struggling for months. He has polled between 1% and 0%, nationally and in state-by-state polling. He doesn't even poll in the top 8 in his own home state..
HuffPost reports that on September 20th, a Good Samaritan believed she had rescued a lost kitten. Tennessee resident Jill Hicks was driving to dinner when she rescued what she initially thought was a..
Mark Zuckerberg has a net worth of about $69 billion as of September 2019, making him the eighth-richest person in the world. He spent the summer traveling for a mix of business and pleasure. He went..
Surveillance video shows a bear making itself at home on Saturday in Truckee, California, helping itself to a snack from the fridge and wandering around the living room. Two teenagers encountered the..
Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had implemented new rules for political advertisements in Singapore ahead of an election in the city-state expected within months. Reuters - Published
A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "to respond quicker and work more collaboratively to.. Reuters - Published
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules. Reuters - Published
Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook, Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data. Reuters - Published
Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading.. Reuters - Published
Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday's regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity. Reuters - Published
The office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said no prisoner swap had taken place with Russia yet and the process was ongoing, after an earlier Facebook post by Ukraine's general.. Reuters - Published
Ukrainian prisoners, including sailors and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, are flying back to Ukraine after a prisoner swap was completed with Russia, according to comments that were reposted on Facebook by.. Reuters - Published
Brazilian women are probably ashamed of President Jair Bolsonaro, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, hitting back after the Brazilian leader mocked Macron's wife on Facebook. Reuters - Published
France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay. Reuters - Published
Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days.. Reuters - Published
Luigi Di Maio, head of the ruling 5-Star Movement, signaled the imminent demise of Italy's coalition government on Tuesday with a Facebook post thanking Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Reuters - Published
China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to.. Reuters - Published
When Sean Torban was trying to narrow down which university he wanted to go to, he turned to groups and society pages on Facebook to see what life at each institution was really like. The Age - Published
Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet. Reuters - Published
A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri.. Reuters - Published
Rights activists on Friday accused the Ugandan government of using electronic communications laws to stifle dissent, after a prominent academic was convicted for cyber-harassment over a Facebook post.. Reuters - Published
Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the wealthy city-state's government requested the removal of content it said could fan racial.. Reuters - Published
Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat.. Reuters - Published
People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on.. Reuters - Published