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Facebook creates 'Community Help' for disaster assistance

Facebook creates 'Community Help' for disaster assistance

Facebook plans to add a feature on Wednesday to make it easier for people affected by disasters to find each other locally to provide and receive help.

Hounded over Merkel selfie, Syrian refugee sues Fb

Hounded over Merkel selfie, Syrian refugee sues Fb

A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been repeatedly manipulated to link him to violent jihad will take Facebook to court Monday for spreading defamatory fake news.

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year.

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

The smartphones of dozens of Israeli soldiers were hacked by Hamas militants pretending to be attractive young women online, an Israeli military official said on Wednesday.

Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare

Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare

Facebook sparked fear -- and anger -- among Thailand's social media users after its Safety Check feature triggered a false bomb alert in Bangkok.

Orlando nightclub victims' families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

Orlando nightclub victims' families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

The families of three men killed at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies of providing "material support" to the self-radicalized gunman.

Facebook launches scheme to take Wi-Fi to rural India

Facebook launches scheme to take Wi-Fi to rural India

Social networking company Facebook has launched a new programme to take the internet to rural areas of India which have poor or no access to cyberspace, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

Facebook to open new London HQ, create 500 jobs

Facebook to open new London HQ, create 500 jobs

Facebook will open a new London headquarters next year and create another 500 jobs, the leading social network said on Monday, despite uncertainty over Brexit.

Facebook adds food ordering feature

Facebook adds food ordering feature

Facebook Inc said users in the United States would be able to order food through the Facebook pages of restaurants starting on Wednesday as part of its efforts to connect users and businesses.

Facebook launches intra-office 'Workplace' network

Facebook launches intra-office 'Workplace' network

Social network giant Facebook on Monday launched new global product Workplace, a platform that it hopes will replace intranet, mailbox and other internal communication tools used by businesses worldwide.

Facebook's launches Marketplace for local buying and selling

Facebook's launches Marketplace for local buying and selling

Facebook Inc launched Marketplace to allow people to buy and sell items locally as the social media network tries new ways to keep users engaged.

Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming IS cell

Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming IS cell

Police have arrested five suspected members of an Islamic State cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday.