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Facebook's Libra money a threat and far from ready: G7

Facebook's Libra money a threat and far from ready: G7

A threat to the international financial system. Not ready to be implemented. A potentially shadowy mechanism that could be exploited by criminals.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem.

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sarin.

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

The staggering figure of more than three billion fake accounts blocked by Facebook over a six-month period highlights the challenges faced by social networks ...

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday.

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1tn creative industries.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after outages

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after outages

Facebook Inc said it restored services on Sunday after some users could not access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp.

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Friday it would strengthen measures to fight fake news in Australia and briefly block foreigners from buying political advertisements ...

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook is working to prevent livestreams of terror attacks such as the one in New Zealand but it does not plan to introduce a delay on live feeds, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior"

Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior"

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings ‘in the first 24 hours’ after the attack, the social media giant said on Sunday.

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online.