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Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook Inc said it did not give companies access to personal data of users without their permission, after the New York Times reported on Tuesday ...

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America's tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account.

Police sound ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

Police sound ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc, police said, but gave the ‘all clear’ after an hours-long search turned up no sign of a device.

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

Facebook to fund trainee local newspaper reporters in Britain

Facebook to fund trainee local newspaper reporters in Britain

Facebook is donating 4.5 million pounds ($5.8 million) to train journalists in Britain to support communities that have lost local newspapers and reporters ...

Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

Facebook refuses Singapore request to remove post after critical website blocked

Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was ‘false and malicious’, prompting its Law Ministry ...

UK data watchdog chief calls for more regulation of Facebook

UK data watchdog chief calls for more regulation of Facebook

The head of Britain's data watchdog said on Tuesday Facebook must significantly change how it does business and called for the social media giant to be subject to stricter regulation.

Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Several public funds with holdings in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman.

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Facebook said Wednesday it was reviving the pioneering MTV reality show ‘The Real World’ as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube.

Facebook launches AI video-calling device 'Portal'

Facebook launches AI video-calling device 'Portal'

Facebook on Monday launched a range of AI-powered video-calling devices, a strategic revolution for the social network giant which is aiming for a slice of the smart speaker market ...

Facebook Inc's Instagram back up after worldwide outage

Facebook Inc's Instagram back up after worldwide outage

Facebook Inc's photo-sharing social network Instagram is back up for some users on Wednesday, after suffering a worldwide outage days after it installed a new head of the app.

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers, dealing a blow to the social network's effort to convince users to trust it with their data.