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Amir meets Somali PM

Amir meets Somali PM

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Tuesday at his Amiri Diwan office with Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, and his accompanying delegation, on the occasion of their visit to the country.

Facebook blames 'faulty configuration change' for outage

Facebook blames 'faulty configuration change' for outage

Facebook Inc blamed a "faulty configuration change for a nearly six-hour outage on Monday that prevented the company's 3.5bn users from accessing its social media and messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.

Facebook,WhatsApp and Instagram partly reconnect after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook,WhatsApp and Instagram partly reconnect after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram appeared to be partially reconnected to the global internet by early hours of Tuesday, six hours into an outage that paralyzed the social media platform.

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban, calls for more review

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban, calls for more review

Facebook's independent oversight board on Wednesday upheld the platform's ban on former US president Donald Trump but called for a further review of the case within six months.

White House working with Facebook and Twitter to tackle anti-vaxxers

White House working with Facebook and Twitter to tackle anti-vaxxers

The White House has been reaching out to social media companies including Facebook , Twitter and Alphabet Inc's Google about clamping down on Covid misinformation and getting their help to stop it from going viral, a senior administration official said.

Australia's political opposition to support Facebook, Google legislation

Australia's political opposition to support Facebook, Google legislation

Australia's political opposition will support proposed legislation that would force Alphabet's Google and Facebook to pay publishers and broadcasters for content, two sources briefed on the matter said.

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent as West increases pressure

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent as West increases pressure

Myanmar's junta blocked Facebook and other messaging services in the name of ensuring stability on Thursday as they consolidate power following a coup and the detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Texas, nine US states accuse Google of working with Facebook to break antitrust law

Texas, nine US states accuse Google of working with Facebook to break antitrust law

Texas and nine other states sued Google on Wednesday, accusing it of working with Facebook Inc in an unlawful manner that violated antitrust law to boost its already-dominant online advertising business.

Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook Inc could be forced to sell its prized assets WhatsApp and Instagram after the US Federal Trade Commission and nearly every US state filed lawsuits against the social media company ...

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle

WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India's fast growing digital payments market.

Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter removes virus 'misinformation' video posted by Trump

Twitter said Tuesday it had withdrawn a video retweeted by President Donald Trump in which doctors made allegedly false claims about the coronavirus pandemic, after Facebook took similar action.

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook on Monday rejected calls from the Australian government and news companies that it share advertising revenue with the media, suggesting it would rather cut news content from its platform.