Facebook Turns On Safety Check Following Orlando Mass Shooting
Facebook has turned on its Safety Check feature following the devastating mass shooting in Orlando, the first time the tool was ever used in the US. The safety check was sent out to people in the Orlando area after gunman Omar Mateen, 29, slaughtered at least 50 people with an AR-15 assault rifle and a…
Facebook 'declares war' in Philippine flag gaffe
Facebook has apologised for accidentally declaring the Philippines was in a state of war, in what was meant to be an innocuous flag tribute for Independence Day.
Social networks key for news; Facebook leading
Social networks are an increasingly important news source for many Americans, with Facebook leading the pack, a study showed Thursday.
Facebook makes changes to avoid political bias
Facebook on Monday said it was making changes aimed at keeping political bias out of its "trending" stories list even though an internal investigation revealed no evidence it was happening.
Facebook's Zuckerberg holds meeting on bias claim
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg meets Wednesday with leading US conservatives to try to head off a storm over allegations that the social network suppressed right-leaning political viewpoints.
Airtel, Facebook partnership to narrow Nigeria’s digital divide
The partnership recently sealed by Airtel and Facebook is expected to narrow Nigeria’s digital divide and give room for content developers.
Facebook wins China trademark suit
US social network Facebook has won a trademark case in China against a local company, state media reported Monday, weeks after a court ruled against tech giant Apple in a similar suit over its iPhone brand.
White South African judge in Facebook 'racism' row
A white South African judge was at the centre of a social media storm on Monday after Facebook comments emerged in which she suggested rape was part of black culture.