Facebook unveils NG_Hub, plans to train 50,000 youth
Facebook on Tuesday unveiled NG_Hub aimed at attracting the best talents and driving innovation in Nigeria’s technology ecosystem.
Facebook boss to apologise to European Parliament over data scandal
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Facebook set to launch NG_Hub, first hub space in Africa.
Facebook is set to launch NG_Hub, its first community hub space in Africa. The NG_Hub space includes workspaces, meeting rooms, a games and chill out room and an event space, and will also be the focal point for a number of training programmes aimed at attracting the best talent and driving innovation in Nigeria’s tech…
Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse
Facebook said Monday it has suspended "around 200" apps on its platform as part of an investigation into misuse of private user data.
UK lawmakers pressure Zuckerberg to testify on Facebook data breach
British MPs threatened Tuesday to issue a formal summons to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for him to testify over a major privacy row, after he declined to appear.
Cambridge Analytica says it is 'no Bond villain'
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British TV commentator sues Facebook over 'scam' ads
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Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules
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