Facebook chief says internet firms in 'arms race' for democracy
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy.
Facebook, Twitter takedowns show quandary in curbing manipulation
Facebook and Twitter unveiled fresh crackdowns on misinformation campaigns from Russia and Iran as analysts warned of more efforts to manipulate public debate ahead of the November US elections.
Instagram And Facebook To Let Users Time Themselves
Facebook and Instagram are going to help you manage your time better on social media by introducing tools to help users manage their time on the social networks, Facebook has announced. The new set of features, called “Your time on Facebook” and “Your activity” on Instagram will be found in the settings page of both…
Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.
Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies
Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Zuckerberg at center of Holocaust denial controversy
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has found himself at the center of a fresh row after saying the social network should not prohibit posts which deny the Holocaust.
Turnbull wants Zuckerberg to answer questions in Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.
Facebook boss to apologise to European Parliament over data scandal
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will say sorry to the European Parliament on Tuesday, pledging that the social media giant has learned hard lessons from a massive breach of users' personal data.