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U.K. Conservatives misrepresented BBC article in Facebook ads: fact-checker

UK fact-checking charity Full Fact found that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party has been funding ads on Facebook that link to a BBC article with a...

U.K. Conservatives misrepresented BBC article in Facebook ads: fact-checker

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What is Article 370 on Kashmir in India's Constitution? And why is Article 35A so significant? India's government has announced plans to revoke the special consitutional status of its portion of Kashmir a certain level of autonomy....
16:40, 2019-08-05

Trump bashes Facebook, Twitter for ‘censorship’ of conservatives President Trump took aim at social media giants Facebook and Twitter in a series of tweets Friday evening, claiming the platforms have unfairly censo...
02:56, 2019-05-04

Majority of conservatives don’t trust Facebook to treat everyone equally, study says A whopping 76.7 of conservatives don’t trust that Facebook treats all of its user equally, regardless of political beliefs, according to a new poll....
22:16, 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson claims his remarks were 'misrepresented' to Kim Darroch Tory frontrunner says former US envoy confirmed TV debate was a factor in his resignationBoris Johnson has robustly defended his role in the resignat...
20:36, 2019-07-12

Democrats defend Rashida Tlaib over misrepresented Holocaust comments Party leaders rallied behind the congresswoman after Republicans mischaracterized her ‘calming feeling’ remarksFollow the latest in US politics – liv...
21:32, 2019-05-14

Now Pay Attention, Dear Reader. No, Not to That Article, to This One. The subject of attention is everywhere in publishing these days, spanning disparate genres from self help to satire to fiction....
23:16, 2019-04-18

Only in D.C.: Article 1 of the 14th Amendment is an applause line Writer-performer Heidi Schreck brings her moving and funny “What the Constitution Means to Me” to the Kennedy Center....
04:28, 2019-09-14

Article 13: A guide to the new EU copyright rules and the ban on memes What is Article 13? How does it affect the way you use the internet? Should you be worried? Your questions answered about the EU's new copyright rule...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Article 13: UK helps push through new EU copyright rules The UK supports a final vote in favour of new online copyright rules, but some EU nations objected....
15:36, 2019-04-15

Journalist Misses His Deadline on Manson Article. By 20 Years. Tom O’Neill, the author of a new book about the Manson murders, finds that the accepted narrative of the crimes doesn’t quite add up....
12:28, 2019-07-28

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Every deals article we’ve written so far Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening this Monday and Tuesday on July 15-16, 2019. It will be live for 48 hours (the long...
09:28, 2019-07-15

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times is under fire for its story about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh...
17:56, 2019-09-16

Shady Market G2A Offers To Pay Journalists To Run Pre-Written Article Defending Them G2A, a third-party gray market for game keys, doesn’t exactly have a sterling reputation, given the accusations of sub-par security, developer disenf...
20:48, 2019-07-08

Jeremy Corbyn hit by Labour infighting as MP calls to revoke Article 50 A fresh bout of Labour infighting over Brexit erupted today as party chiefs met before a conference showdown over a second referendum....
13:05, 2019-09-17

Caroline Calloway Points Out ''Really F--ked Up'' Part of Viral Article in First Major Interview It's been roughly 48 hours since Natalie Beach revealed her role in the making of influencer Caroline Calloway. Since then, Caroline has posted phot...
05:52, 2019-09-13

New York Times revises Brett Kavanaugh article, apologizes for tweet The newspaper has also apologized for an offensive tweet that was sent out to promote the weekend article....
18:12, 2019-09-16

SB Nation Deletes Racist Article Full Of Jokes About Domestic Violence One unfortunate side effect of having thousands of lowly paid people running a network of hundreds of team sites that drive traffic for a billion-dol...
21:32, 2019-09-13

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he prop...
02:00, 2019-08-23

I wanted to read an article about black motherhood that wasn’t a horror story. So I wrote it myself. Coverage of the community has revolved around high maternal mortality rates, but I needed to read about our joy....
18:52, 2019-09-04

Article 370: India begins process to revoke Kashmir's special status The Indian government has started the process of revoking a law that gives special privileges to the Kashmir region....
10:24, 2019-08-05

Brexit latest: Liberal Democrats move to officially back revoking Article 50 The Liberal Democrats are poised to officially back revoking Article 50 as they try to position themselves as the most pro-EU political party in the ...
00:36, 2019-09-10

Newsweek's Ilhan Omar cover, article, slammed for 'normalizing' hate, anti-Semitism Newsweek magazine is in hot water for “normalizing” hate after featuring embattled Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar as the cover story about how she shi...
16:16, 2019-04-10

Columnist E. Jean Carroll Accuses Trump of Violent Sexual Assault In Harrowing NY Mag Article New York magazine’s The Cut published an excerpt on Friday from longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir What Do We Need Men Fo...
19:52, 2019-06-21

SUNY professor pens article titled ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’ A professor at SUNY Old Westbury is offering a lesson in hate. Nicholas Powers, an associate professor of literature at the taxpayer-funded public co...
23:52, 2019-06-29

Hopefully This Article Where We Call Desmond Tutu ‘The Ultimate Bimbo’ Offends Enough People To Get Us Some Valuable Hate Clicks The sad reality is that it can be tough to be profitable as a digital media company, and sometimes you need to take drastic measures in order to get ...
20:32, 2019-09-10

Instant Games will migrate from Messenger to Facebook and Facebook Gaming tab Facebook has decided to migrate its Instant Games play sessions from Facebook Messenger to Facebook itself and the Facebook Gaming tab.Read More...
21:04, 2019-07-25

Brexit news latest: Theresa May 'was warned that triggering Article 50 was a bad idea' Prime Minister Theresa May was warned that triggering Article 50 so promptly was a bad idea, the former ambassador to the EU has told MPs....
18:32, 2019-07-16

The conservatives who cried censorship For months, mainstream conservatives and far-right personalities have complained about an unfair, illegal bias in Big Tech. President Trump has openl...
19:44, 2019-08-08

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
02:24, 2019-06-28

Facebook Cryptocurrency Plans Have a Problem: Facebook’s Reputation Lawmakers raised broad concerns about the company’s Libra effort at a Senate hearing on Tuesday....
11:56, 2019-07-22

A New York Times article about the perfect workout for every 'wedding dress silhouette' sparked internet outrage, and health experts agree it perpetuates damaging body ideals Shutterstock The New York Times published an article Thursday on "The Perfect Workout for Your Wedding Dress Silhouette," including diet advice and ...
02:16, 2019-08-10

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
23:36, 2019-06-02

Greek conservatives poised to win election Greece's New Democracy party is projected to win Greece's parliamentary election, according to exit polls....
18:40, 2019-07-07

Google's history of clashing with conservatives A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office cultu...
15:48, 2019-08-06

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawma...
09:20, 2019-05-15

Conservatives look set to form gov’t after Australia vote SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as counting of votes from Australia’s election allays fears...
05:48, 2019-05-20

Five shows that bring liberals and conservatives together Liberals and conservatives have wildly different TV-viewing habits -- but these 5 shows bring everyone together....
17:12, 2019-07-02

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-off...
00:56, 2019-05-31

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party re...
19:36, 2019-06-21

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allie...
21:48, 2019-09-04

Britain’s Conservatives set to reveal new prime minister Party officials will announce whether Johnson or rival Jeremy Hunt has won a ballot of about 160,000 Conservative members....
13:04, 2019-07-23

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imp...
15:16, 2019-08-02

Australia's conservatives keep power in 'miracle' election win Despite trailing the Labor party in polls, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will remain in power following Australian elections. He dedicated the victor...
19:24, 2019-05-18

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and ot...
17:28, 2019-05-02

Conservatives Are Furious Over Trump's One Not-Horrible Idea One of the only ideas that’s even close to being good ever proposed by the Trump administration is the proposal to limit drug prices based on what ot...
23:00, 2019-07-29

UK Conservatives start race to replace Theresa May Eleven candidates are vying for the leadership of Britain's oldest political party, and the keys to 10 Downing Street. Brexit brought down Theresa Ma...
07:44, 2019-06-10

UK Conservatives set to narrow field in leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is holding the first round of knockout voting in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. The...
11:28, 2019-06-13

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libe...
08:20, 2019-06-10

Gay conservatives join fight to kill liberal Equality Act Gregory T. Angelo thought he had the perfect plan after he resigned as president of Log Cabin Republicans, the leading GOP LGBT group....
00:52, 2019-06-08

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Green made major gains, l...
17:36, 2019-06-01

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Th...
16:16, 2019-06-02

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative suppor...
16:40, 2019-08-05

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, ...
22:44, 2019-06-02

Conservatives’ anti-harassment policy for candidates almost complete A party spokesman said the recommended code of conduct and harassment policy aimed specifically at candidates would be ready by the time the campaign...
01:12, 2019-09-07

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arriva...
15:24, 2019-08-19

Can Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives steer around Doug Ford? 'Ford and Scheer are like gifts to Trudeau,' says political science professor Laura Stephenson....
12:08, 2019-06-25

Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the new conservative city hall, raising fears that env...
21:44, 2019-06-29

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal gove...
18:24, 2019-07-01

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears ...
21:20, 2019-06-26

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the Hou...
18:12, 2019-07-17

Scheer’s Conservatives rake in more than double the donations of Trudeau Liberals in Q1 The long Canadian winter of 2019 was good for at least one thing: filling the war chests of the country's political parties....
12:52, 2019-05-01

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in general election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, ...
19:28, 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the c...
20:28, 2019-06-19

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a nearly-clinched budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unle...
23:44, 2019-07-22

3 easy ways for conservatives to improve health savings accounts The White House this week is hosting a listening session with conservatives on “Building Great Healthcare in America.” Where should this begin?...
19:12, 2019-07-10

Conservatives fire volley of TV attack ads at Trudeau saying he betrayed those who voted for him Liberals, for now, stick with series of radio ads featuring Trudeau promote the government's carbon tax-and-rebate ad....
18:04, 2019-05-01

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, ...
20:40, 2019-07-07

McCallum reportedly warned China that hurting Canada ‘will help the Conservatives’ “Anything that is more negative against Canada will help the Conservatives," the former ambassador to China was quoted as saying in an interview with...
16:28, 2019-07-10

Conservatives want CSIS probe of John McCallum’s China comments McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative par...
20:20, 2019-07-12

Conservatives’ Andrew Scheer promises tax cut for lowest income bracket Scheer made the pledge in Surrey, B.C. -- part of the volatile voting area that is B.C.'s Lower Mainland....
20:44, 2019-09-15

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next ...
12:56, 2019-07-06

Germany's conservatives issue anti-nationalist, pro-Europe rallying cry Germany's CDU and CSU have kicked off their European election campaign with a demonstrative display of unity, pledging to fight for European values, ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems after defecting from Conservatives to Change UK Sarah Wollaston has joined the Liberal Democrats after defecting from the Conservative party to Change UK....
23:52, 2019-08-14

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist pres...
18:28, 2019-07-18

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Repub...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the govern...
11:04, 2019-08-02

Where Gloria Steinem and conservatives can agree: Commercial surrogacy is harmful to women Finally, feminists and conservatives can agree on something: Commercial surrogacy is harmful to women....
21:16, 2019-06-14

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political...
16:00, 2019-06-10

Netflix show calls 'thoughtful, compassionate' conservatives 'unicorns' in politics ABC's "Designated Survivor" reportedly attacked conservatives, suggesting in one of its episodes that it was extremely rare to see a "thoughtful, com...
19:48, 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose parliamentary seat in Welsh by-election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have suffered a loss in a by-election in rural South Wales to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats. The ...
04:16, 2019-08-02

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that il...
01:32, 2019-07-24

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
13:52, 2019-08-13

Liberals regain ground on Conservatives as SNC-Lavalin cloud lifts: poll The polling firm Leger found 36-per-cent support among decided voters for the Conservatives and 33 per cent for the Liberals....
12:56, 2019-07-26

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Ins...
15:20, 2019-05-12

Tory leadership contest: Conservatives agree rule change to whittle down candidates The Conservatives have agreed to change the rules for leadership elections to quickly eliminate candidates with little support, an MP has said....
19:28, 2019-06-04

Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives to spend more time with baby son Ruth Davidson has resigned as leader of the Scottish Tories, saying she is putting family first after recently giving birth to her baby son....
12:20, 2019-08-29

‘A really tight race’: Conservatives, Liberals locked in dead heat, Ipsos poll says Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos, said no party really has any momentum, which is unusual given the campaign is well underway....
11:17, 2019-09-17

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserv...
23:12, 2019-05-29

Greek election: Conservatives return to power as Kyriakos Mitsotakis lays out new plans Greece's opposition conservatives have returned to power with a landslide victory in the country's snap elections....
23:16, 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson says Conservatives on ‘FINAL warning’ as Brexit Party surges in polls CONSERVATIVE leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has said the Tories are on a “final warning” as voters switch their support to the Brexit Party....
06:16, 2019-05-27

The Lib Dems are set to punish the Conservatives in Britain's next election — but it could be a 'blessing in disguise' for Boris Johnson Leon Neal/Getty Images The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by ...
00:08, 2019-08-11

Federal Conservatives focus on boosting party’s message to counter ‘Ford factor’ in Ontario When asked by a reporter during a campaign stop on Friday what Ontario residents are supposed to make of the fact he doesn’t seem to want Ford near t...
01:28, 2019-09-14

Conservatives demand answers from Twitter after it reportedly cuts ties with Southern Poverty Law Center Conservative leaders who have been calling for tech giants to end partnerships with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) are demanding that Twitter...
05:00, 2019-04-18

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively...
17:52, 2019-05-08

European elections 2019: Poll shows Conservatives at record low and struggling to beat Greens Theresa May is leading the Tories to a historic election disaster, according to the final poll before voting opened in the European elections today....
14:16, 2019-05-23

Independent Group MPs LIVE: Labour and Conservatives braced for more walkouts in historic political shakeup An exodus of MPs from both Labour and the Conservatives is expected to continue with both the main political parties braced for more resignations....
10:24, 2019-06-18

New York Times incorrectly describes hate speech law in article about hate speech The New York Times issued a correction on an article in which they misidentified law protecting freedom of speech....
22:24, 2019-08-07

European Parliament elections: Brexit Party to win more votes than Labour and Conservatives combined, new poll suggests The Brexit Party will earn more votes than Labour and the Conservatives combined in the European Parliament elections, according to a new poll....
22:56, 2019-05-11

ANALYSIS: Conservatives claim Liberals broke rules with summer spending tour handing out billions Liberal MPs made 4,545 spending commitments worth $12.8 billion — just in August. Conservatives say Liberals are campaigning on the taxpayer's dime....
15:20, 2019-09-03

Scottish Conservatives: Jackson Carlaw appointed interim leader following Ruth Davidson's resignation Jackson Carlaw has been appointed interim leader of the Scottish Conservatives pending a leadership election following Ruth Davidson's resignation....
01:20, 2019-08-30

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to d...
00:40, 2019-05-15

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A Republican former engineer at Google claims that he was fired by the tech giant over his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
16:32, 2019-08-01

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
16:36, 2019-08-03

Conservatives 'would lose every seat in Scotland in an election', poll shows The Conservative Party would lose all its Scottish seats to the SNP in a general election, a new poll suggests....
10:44, 2019-09-07

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:04, 2019-07-15

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
00:56, 2019-09-13

CNN now the 'hate Trump' network, ex-contributors say: Network 'openly despises conservatives' Several conservative commentators who were previously employed by CNN are now speaking out against the network, claiming its current identity is "ant...
06:08, 2019-05-25

Brexit latest news LIVE: Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives as Boris Johnson faces continued backlash over Parliament suspension Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow after Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives amid continued outrage over his decision t...
12:36, 2019-08-29

Local elections 2019: Conservatives lose more than 1,300 seats amid 'Brexit revenge' from voters The Conservative party has lost more than 1,300 seats in the local elections, marking its worst performance in more than 20 years....
23:28, 2019-05-03

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says Conservatives must not 'become the Brexit Party' at first hustings of contest Sajid Javid has told Tory MPs that the Conservatives will not beat the Brexit Party "by becoming the Brexit Party"....
21:20, 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous...
07:44, 2019-05-27

European elections 2019: Conservatives' existence 'under threat' after worst ever result, Jeremy Hunt admits The future of the Conservative Party could be in doubt unless it manages to deliver Brexit, leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has warned....
04:56, 2019-05-27

Tories 'get Boris bounce': 10 per cent rise in support for Conservatives with Boris Johnson as leader, poll finds The Conservative party has seen a so-called 'Boris Bounce' after the selection of Mr Johnson as prime minister, a poll reveals today....
09:40, 2019-07-28

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
00:40, 2019-06-12

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
17:20, 2019-06-12

Facebook now used for Dark Web activity Over two billion people use Facebook to buy and sell goods, chat with each other, and post vacation pictures. Now, according to a new report by Talos...
22:04, 2019-04-17

Facebook hit with more antitrust probes Facebook has barely shaken off a record $5 billion fine by U.S. regulators over its privacy practices but it already faces new investigations....
23:28, 2019-09-06

FTC chief grapples with Facebook Twitter tweaks policy after Chinese disinformation campaign — Huawei decries Commerce Department move...
17:52, 2019-08-20

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the s...
14:12, 2019-05-01

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
23:40, 2019-05-20

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDona...
09:24, 2019-07-06

Facebook uses AI to map Thailand's roads The company is making its newly created maps available for others to use and edit, via OpenStreetMap....
16:12, 2019-07-24

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company said Wednesday that it was inf...
23:40, 2019-07-24

Facebook says it's under FTC antitrust investigation Facebook disclosed Wednesday that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has opened an antitrust probe into the company....
23:40, 2019-07-24

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on...
18:24, 2019-05-01

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
11:36, 2019-06-18

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
17:20, 2019-06-12

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read M...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Facebook isn't the problem. Its users are Peggy Noonan, like everyone else, has all the answers on how to “fix” Facebook and other tech giants....
20:48, 2019-06-07

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Facebook dating is now available in the US. Here’s how it works Enlarge (credit: Facebook) Facebook has long been the place where everyone from college students to divorcées scope out their romantic interests. N...
00:44, 2019-09-08

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, ...
20:32, 2019-05-02

Facebook's secret project could be used to spy on you Facebook is finally ready to reveal one of its most secretive projects: a new Bitcoin rival....
11:32, 2019-06-13

Facebook's evidence to MPs under scrutiny Facebook evidence appears to contradict what it told MPs about when it had known about Cambridge Analytica....
12:56, 2019-08-01

Facebook wants to teach robots how to walk Facebook AI researchers have trained robots how to walk and be curious about the physical world and given them a sense of touch.Read More...
13:12, 2019-05-20

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
19:08, 2019-07-03

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format i...
01:16, 2019-08-21

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power ...
23:52, 2019-05-13

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The com...
01:40, 2019-05-14

Facebook VP: AI has a compute dependency problem At Transform 2019, Facebook VP Jérôme Pesenti said more software optimization will be required for artificial intelligence to keep growing.Read More...
01:20, 2019-07-12

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. M...
20:56, 2019-08-20

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
15:56, 2019-06-02

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world...
18:24, 2019-07-13

Facebook to release experimental apps, but under a new name Companies often like to quietly release experimental products without fanfare or prior notice....
15:48, 2019-07-10

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joi...
20:20, 2019-07-18

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, r...
20:24, 2019-07-09

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020....
08:48, 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts sena...
03:12, 2019-05-13

Facebook Bans Ads From The Epoch Times The social network has struggled to implement a consistent political advertising policy as groups appear able to get around its transparency rules....
21:12, 2019-08-23

F.T.C. Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company....
22:52, 2019-07-12

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
00:32, 2019-07-05

Facebook bets on messaging … but where will the money come from? Today, Facebook doesn’t generate significant revenue from its messaging apps, Messenger and WhatsApp, but that's about to change.Read More...
23:32, 2019-05-21

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to repor...
08:32, 2019-07-21

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
04:16, 2019-07-01

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
17:48, 2019-06-19

Knives being sold via Facebook without any age check Recent UK law bans online sellers sending knives to homes unless buyer verified as 18+Knives can be purchased on Facebook Marketplace without age ver...
17:56, 2019-08-09

All the Big Questions We Have About Facebook's New Digital Currency Facebook’s new cryptocurrency is big news — and there are still a lot of big questions to be answered....
01:56, 2019-06-19

How the Facebook-FTC Agreement Will Affect You and Your Data The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) have been taking Facebook to task regarding its recent privacy blunders, includi...
20:00, 2019-07-26

Libra: What is Facebook's new cryptocurrency and can we trust it? Your questions answered on Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra. What will it be used for, can we trust it, and what's the point?...
16:48, 2019-06-18

Facebook readies for entrance into cryptocurrency Facebook’s stock is seeing gains as the company prepares to announce a foray into the world of cryptocurrency....
00:56, 2019-06-18

Soomla: Facebook provides the best value among mobile ad networks Mobile ad measurement firm Soomla said that the Facebook Audience Network provides the best value to mobile publishers.Read More...
16:52, 2019-08-06

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews thr...
08:56, 2019-08-06

Facebook: Did social network mislead MPs? Facebook evidence appears to contradict what it told MPs about when it had known about Cambridge Analytica....
18:48, 2019-08-01

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
19:44, 2019-06-07

Facebook rocked to its very foundations, says Clegg Sir Nick Clegg, in a BBC interview, says the firm was deeply affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
18:08, 2019-07-25

Facebook 'rocked to its very foundations', says Clegg Sir Nick Clegg, in a BBC interview, says the firm was deeply affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal....
13:44, 2019-07-25

StreamElements gets integration with Facebook Live StreamElements now supports Facebook Gaming's livestreaming platform. This enables creators to use a a suite of tools on their broadcasts.Read More...
18:12, 2019-06-25

Facebook says AI now identifies 96.8% of prohibited content Facebook revealed in its third Community Standards Enforcement Report that its AI systems proactively detect 96.8% of prohibited content.Read More...
20:04, 2019-05-23

Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa? Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent....
15:12, 2019-05-24

Facebook hit with $5B fine and new privacy regulations After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company han...
15:24, 2019-07-24

Facebook to pay $5bn to settle privacy concerns Social network must also establish an independent privacy committee that Mark Zuckerberg cannot control....
16:12, 2019-07-24

Facebook Did the Sneaky Listening Thing, Too Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors around the world to transcribe some of its users Messenger messages, according to a new Bloomberg report. T...
04:24, 2019-08-14

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
06:36, 2019-05-29

How To Delete Your Data From Facebook Forever Facebook has agreed to pay a record $5 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into privacy violations, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ann...
22:12, 2019-07-24

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net ...
04:28, 2019-07-25

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
16:48, 2019-05-31

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
02:44, 2019-06-12

Facebook hints at hiding 'likes' Hidden code in the Android app reveals the potential for the feature, which has not been activated....
15:44, 2019-09-03

Russia's Facebook is now balanced, as all things should be Social media website VKontakte temporarily removes 400,000 users by mimicking Avengers: Infinity War....
16:04, 2019-04-25

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 ...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial ...
20:20, 2019-04-30

Sex lives of app users 'shared with Facebook' Some period-tracking apps are sharing intimate details with Facebook, says Privacy International....
17:36, 2019-09-10

Would you confess your secret crush to Facebook? What is this, high school? It's like passing notes that say, "Do you like me? Circle yes, no, maybe."...
23:08, 2019-04-30

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of U...
08:32, 2019-09-07

Believe it or not, Facebook is using AI to reduce abuse and bias At Facebook's annual F8 conference in San Francisco, the company gave an update on the way it's using AI to counter bias and abuse.Read More...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Facebook ad ban 'over Downpatrick's geographic location' An election candidate says his political ads were blocked due to confusion over Downpatrick's location....
10:04, 2019-05-01

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg li...
18:00, 2019-05-04

Facebook sorry for 'disturbing' disabled comment The social network apologised for saying people might find images of disabled people "disturbing"....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Nab yourself a nice Russian bot with Facebook Dating After destabilizing entire nations, radicalizing the elderly, and alienating no shortage of once-happy families, Facebook’s getting into the dating g...
21:00, 2019-09-05

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for a...
09:36, 2019-05-08

Regulators Around the World are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expects a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents...
03:12, 2019-04-26

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of u...
02:36, 2019-05-03

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliamen...
17:32, 2019-05-05

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out t...
08:20, 2019-05-12

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in a...
03:36, 2019-05-05

The Case for Kicking Certain Republican Politicians Off Facebook Facebook and Instagram banned far-right personalities for hateful ideology. Certain Republicans should be banned too....
18:32, 2019-05-03

Facebook investigated by New York AG over email harvesting New York is investigating Facebook over what it called the "unauthorized collection" of 1.5 million users' email address books....
02:48, 2019-04-26

ProBeat: Dating is Facebook’s first Instagram integration Facebook Dating rolled out in the U.S. this week, but the real story is that the feature integrates Instagram for the first time.Read More...
19:36, 2019-09-06

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a s...
09:32, 2019-06-28

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials ...
01:44, 2019-07-23

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
15:08, 2019-07-24

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents....
00:04, 2019-07-24

Google, Facebook targeted by US antitrust authorities US tech giants Google and Facebook face growing scrutiny as authorities question how users' data is leveraged to display ads. New probes will investi...
01:20, 2019-09-07

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow...
11:52, 2019-06-26

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to p...
05:44, 2019-08-09

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it...
02:00, 2019-06-26

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebo...
03:04, 2019-06-27

F.T.C. Orders Facebook to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s per...
15:08, 2019-07-24

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. ...
19:56, 2019-05-05

Why Jesse Eisenberg Quit Facebook After 10 Minutes The star of ’The Art of Self-Defense’ and ‘The Social Network’ on fighting bicycle thieves and why he shuns social media even though he headlined the...
20:04, 2019-07-19

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire o...
01:36, 2019-07-02

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Faces Second Day of Critical Hearings Skeptical House committee members said Facebook’s Libra plans could be a threat to central banks and aid tax evaders and drug dealers....
22:16, 2019-07-17

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
21:20, 2019-07-17

Facebook workers listened to Messenger conversations People were paid to transcribe voice recordings - but Facebook says the work has now stopped....
14:08, 2019-08-14

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
11:04, 2019-05-28

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social netw...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Facebook Was Transcribing Its Users' Conversations, For Some Reason Facebook has been paying contractors to transcribe users' conversations, but claims it stopped just as the news came out....
22:56, 2019-08-14

The FTC is facing a crisis of legitimacy in policing Facebook A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled ch...
12:36, 2019-05-08

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
03:56, 2019-07-17

Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a rea...
21:48, 2019-07-19

Facebook removes altered Conservative advertisement The Tories "misused" the platform when they changed the headline on a BBC News story, the company says....
18:44, 2019-09-14

Here’s why Facebook says user photos have ‘automatic’ descriptions Facebook said it has been using "automatic alt text" since 2016 in an effort to make the social media network more accessible. ...
18:56, 2019-07-04

Neo-Nazi's Facebook account left active The social network says it is investigating why the profile was not removed - as it had promised....
21:44, 2019-04-24

Facebook bets on stars in quest for sales The company wants high-profile users to sell goods on its platforms. But will we still buy?...
15:32, 2019-05-06

Ohio man busted for writing AOC ‘should be shot’ on Facebook An Ohio fugitive has been busted for writing on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” and for illegally having ammunition,...
01:36, 2019-08-10

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in ...
00:08, 2019-07-01

Don't Praise the Sri Lankan Government for Blocking Facebook Social media can provide vital information in a crisis, and there's evidence blocking it does more harm than good....
20:16, 2019-04-23

Facebook’s AI learns how to get around an office by watching videos Researchers describe in a newly published preprint paper an AI training method for navigation that draws on human demonstration videos.Read More...
18:52, 2019-05-30

How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power In both pre-emptive and defensive ways, the social network is modifying its behavior to fend off antitrust concerns....
09:28, 2019-08-12

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has bee...
17:44, 2019-07-01

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has...
09:16, 2019-05-30

Facebook launches a new cryptocurrency called Libra Facebook will also create a new subsidiary, Calibra, to build a digital wallet for people to store and exchange the currency using apps....
14:36, 2019-07-22

5 Things to Know About Military Romance Scams on Facebook Here’s how victims are hooked, and what Facebook and the United States military say they can (and cannot) do about it....
06:32, 2019-07-29

Facebook isn't doing enough to fight misinformation, fact-checkers say Facebook is not doing enough to combat misinformation on its platform, according to fact-checkers that have worked with the tech giant....
23:04, 2019-07-31

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
23:00, 2019-06-18

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social...
13:04, 2019-05-02

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being rippe...
13:04, 2019-05-01

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts...
20:16, 2019-08-01

Facebook 'mysteriously locks out Hungarian users' The social network has disabled a large number of accounts in error, according to reports....
14:32, 2019-06-19

Facebook and Twitter grilled over abuse faced by MPs MPs tell the social networks that hostility on their platforms is a "threat to democracy"....
19:16, 2019-05-01

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
21:20, 2019-05-22

How Facebook’s brain-machine interface measures up Facebook isn't the only one developing brain-machine interfaces. Here's a few competitors with equally promising neural tech.Read More...
22:56, 2019-07-31

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
15:12, 2019-05-01

Facebook preparing new app to maintain pressure on Snapchat ‘Threads’ will encourage ‘frictionless’ data sharing with selected followers on InstagramFacebook is reportedly preparing to take on Snapchat yet aga...
12:24, 2019-08-27

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
11:52, 2019-06-18

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary c...
00:16, 2019-05-02

Facebook’s new ‘Secret Crush’ isn’t cute — it’s creepy Facebook kicked off its F8 2019 event on Tuesday, announcing various new features for its social networks and chat apps. Facebook users were promised...
11:49, 2019-05-02

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
13:36, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new dig...
15:12, 2019-06-18

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The...
15:44, 2019-06-18

Facebook funds AI mind-reading experiment Machine-learning algorithms interpret speech from brain signals, in a study funded by the social network....
13:04, 2019-07-31

Diabetes, depression can be predicted from Facebook posts Researchers have figured out a way to predict mental health and diabetes status based on the language of a Facebook post...
16:24, 2019-06-18

Facebook has a new tool that helps you donate blood, here's how to use it Facebook rolls out a tool that lets you sign up for notifications when nearby blood banks need donations. Here's how to set it up....
16:08, 2019-06-12

Facebook to open third London office with 100 new AI roles Facebook is opening a third office in London that will house 500 new jobs -- 20% of which will focus on artificial intelligence (AI).Read More...
13:04, 2019-06-12

Facebook to pay record $5bn to settle privacy concerns Social network must also establish an independent privacy committee that Mark Zuckerberg cannot control....
18:04, 2019-07-24

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. ...
11:00, 2019-06-24

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as...
22:28, 2019-06-07

Russia complains about Facebook and Google election ads Letting the adverts circulate led to election "interference", Russia's communications regulator says....
15:16, 2019-09-09

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
06:44, 2019-06-11

New tool shows how Facebook and Google track you A new tool shows how the biggest social media companies track you, right down to your device’s battery level and email you’ve sent....
14:20, 2019-04-28

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-righ...
02:12, 2019-05-03

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has ag...
12:24, 2019-06-25

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
03:56, 2019-06-08

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
19:08, 2019-06-08

Facebook boss reveals changes in response to criticism Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook at a speech in San Francisco...
20:28, 2019-04-30

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts...
04:56, 2019-08-02

Facebook launches PyTorch 1.1 with TensorBoard support Facebook's AI team introduced version 1.1 of deep learning framework PyTorch today with improved JIT compiler speed and native TensorBoard support.Re...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Facebook's FTC settlement may include privacy oversight It appears that Facebook isn't just facing a multi-billion dollar fine from the FTC regarding its mishandling of personal data....
15:00, 2019-05-02

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after ...
23:08, 2019-06-11

Facebook Says F.T.C. Has Opened Formal Antitrust Investigation The announcement of the investigation dovetails with a separate privacy settlement between the F.T.C. and Facebook announced Wednesday....
23:48, 2019-07-24

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
17:16, 2019-06-11

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be mak...
14:00, 2019-06-11

If Facebook and Google don't fix their problems, advertising execs say they could go somewhere else Ad executives at the annual Cannes Lions festival say Facebook and Google need to do more to clean up the content on their platforms....
16:20, 2019-06-21

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. ...
02:52, 2019-05-03

Facebook to be quizzed in court on EU-US data transfers Facebook's way of sending data from the EU to the US will be challenged in the EU's top court later....
01:24, 2019-07-09

Facebook 'auto-generated' extremist video A study found some content for terror groups was being generated by Facebook's own systems....
18:48, 2019-05-09

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that cou...
07:28, 2019-07-09

Facebook to use Met Police videos to recognise shooters The technology giant will provide body cameras to Metropolitan Police officers on firearms training....
19:36, 2019-09-17

How not to drive your Facebook friends goo-goo ga-ga with baby pictures The childless can now install a ‘baby blocker’ – but if proud parents follow these rules on social media, we can all play nicelyA “sexual wellness co...
21:48, 2019-05-15

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
15:56, 2019-05-23

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
16:16, 2019-05-23

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
17:44, 2019-05-23

Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled More than seven million "hate speech" posts were removed by the social network, also a record high....
18:36, 2019-05-23

Inside Facebook’s underground meat market Where’s the beef? Facebook, apparently. People have been using the social media site to “gamble” on high-end food items — inc...
07:28, 2019-08-27

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
12:24, 2019-04-15

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
20:48, 2019-07-11

Facebook Says It Is More Aggressively Enforcing Content Rules The social media company, facing criticism from governments around the world, also offered evidence that its automated systems are improving....
19:56, 2019-05-23

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
15:12, 2019-07-12

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffer outages Users said the sites, and messaging service WhatsApp, were unavailable for more than three hours....
20:56, 2019-04-14

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
06:36, 2019-07-16

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.R...
16:08, 2019-06-20

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two...
02:36, 2019-05-18

Facebook is hiring journalists to curate its news tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed it’s hiring a team of veteran journalists to help curate news stories in its soon-to-launch news tab. The company confi...
01:40, 2019-08-21

Tech Fix: Facebook Did Not Securely Store Passwords. Here’s What You Need to Know. Facebook said it had found no evidence of abuse and it was not requiring users to change their passwords, but you should do it anyway....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Mike Verdu to lead AR/VR content at Facebook Gaming veteran Mike Verdu said in a Facebook post that he will lead AR/VR content at Facebook.Read More...
00:48, 2019-05-10

Facebook tip-off leads police to Grimston rave Five people were freed after being arrested at the event which attracted about 600 ravers....
19:36, 2019-07-08

Facebook scam-busting service goes live New tools to fight online scams are launched after a legal action by TV personality Martin Lewis....
02:20, 2019-07-16

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
03:28, 2019-07-16

Oculus mobile VR leader leaves Facebook Max Cohen, former head of mobile VR at Oculus, is leaving Facebook at the end of the month.Read More...
20:16, 2019-08-22

How to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed Fake news is actually really easy to spot -- if you know how. Consider this your New Media Literacy Guide....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Facebook to block altering of headlines in adverts Social media firm is to tighten rules after 'misrepresentation' row over Conservative party advert....
19:24, 2019-09-17

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda. Acc...
20:08, 2019-05-21

Facebook’s ad data may put millions of gay people at risk Over four million people that live in countries where being gay is illegal have been labelled by Facebook as being interested in homosexuality...
09:20, 2019-08-24

Facebook may actually benefit adult mental health Contrary to what previous studies have found, new research suggests that Facebook may, in fact, benefit the mental health of adults....
13:52, 2019-07-07

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughe...
19:24, 2019-05-09

Facebook took down 3 billion fake accounts in only six months Facebook took down more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, according to a report released on Thursday....
20:32, 2019-05-23

Facebook challenged to give TED talk on political ads Journalist Carole Cadwalladr challenges Mark Zuckerberg to address TED about "election fraud"....
11:36, 2019-04-16

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data ...
22:40, 2019-07-12

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
19:40, 2019-07-03

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight...
09:20, 2019-05-14

Facebook Was Transcribing Its Users’ Conversations, for Some Reason Facebook has been paying contractors to transcribe users' conversations, but claims it stopped just as the news came out....
02:16, 2019-08-15

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
00:24, 2019-07-13

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other ...
21:00, 2019-05-13

Why doesn’t Facebook simply filter out politics? If Facebook was serious about keeping fake news from affecting elections, it would filter out political posts rather than monetize them.Read More...
21:40, 2019-08-31

The Week in Tech: Are You Ready for Facebook’s Future? We got a glimpse of what the social network’s privacy-first focus might look like in practice. You may not love it....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about it...
16:00, 2019-09-15

Elizabeth Smart's Dad Comes Out as Gay in Emotional Facebook Post Ed Smart wrote that he is "finally acknowledging a part of me that I have struggled with most of my life and never wanted to accept."...
21:24, 2019-08-16

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
21:04, 2019-05-24

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
14:48, 2019-05-26

Facebook's Voice Transcripts Were More Invasive Than Amazon's The Capital One hacker, a Bluetooth vulnerability, and more of the week's top security news....
15:12, 2019-08-17

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
04:20, 2019-05-24

Facebook returns to center of British politics Boris Johnson's most senior adviser played a key role in the Brexit referendum, campaigning for Vote Leave. With a general election looming, are Domi...
12:56, 2019-09-03

Facebook is ditching the Messenger discover tab to simplify the app Facebook is phasing out the Messenger discover tab, a tool it launched two years ago to help users find new bots, businesses, and places.Read More...
17:20, 2019-08-29

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk ...
21:20, 2019-09-13

CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its...
15:56, 2019-05-01

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-r...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Facebook plans to launch a new cryptocurrency called Libra Facebook is launching a cryptocurrency called Libra. It says people will be able to use the currency to pay for goods from within WhatsApp...
13:24, 2019-06-18

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not ...
00:12, 2019-07-25

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
14:32, 2019-06-18

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.R...
03:28, 2019-06-21

Revealed: catastrophic effects of working as a Facebook moderator Exclusive: Job has left some ‘addicted’ to extreme material and pushed others to far rightThe task of moderating Facebook continues to leave psycholo...
14:44, 2019-09-17

A look at ‘secret’ Facebook groups — and how hateful content is monitored on them The use of secret Facebook groups came under fire this week, after reports that U.S. border agents shared racist and sexist messages on them....
00:08, 2019-07-06

Facebook bends to EU pressure on 'misleading' fine print Facebook Inc. has bowed to demands from European Union regulators to change what the bloc had called misleading terms of service, the latest example ...
15:08, 2019-04-10

Cambridge Analytica: 'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine' The reported fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission on a tech company....
01:40, 2019-07-13

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
01:28, 2019-07-13

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States mili...
06:32, 2019-07-29

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with E...
12:04, 2019-07-09

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minsiter intends to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because of the systematic threats it poses.Read ...
12:48, 2019-09-12

Facebook US data transfer case goes to Europe’s top court LONDON — An Austrian privacy campaigner’s long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the U.S. has reached EuropeR...
13:04, 2019-07-09

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg 'incredulous' to be called a 'former innovator' Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently sensitive to comparisons betweeen himself and other tech moguls....
18:04, 2019-07-09

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocur...
15:48, 2019-06-19

Meet the millenials pretending to be baby boomers on Facebook Online, you can be anyone. So why are millennials choosing to roleplay as baby boomers?You know it when you see it: a couple of extra commas followin...
07:16, 2019-07-09

Facebook usage has collapsed since scandals, data shows Company’s own upbeat figures thrown into doubt by business analytics firm Mixpanel Facebook usage has plummeted over the last year, even as the compa...
17:48, 2019-06-20

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for ...
19:24, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s ‘superhuman’ AI becomes first to defeat pros in six-player poker An artificial intelligence bot developed by Facebook defeated professionals in six-player Hold'em, marking the first time AI has beaten human experts...
20:52, 2019-07-12

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords ...
13:04, 2019-05-01

Facebook's Libra could be misused, says treasury chief Mnuchin Steven Mnuchin joins other powerful voices in warning that the cryptocurrency could be misused....
22:52, 2019-07-15

Mark Zuckerberg Says It’s Not Facebook’s Job to Set the Rules for Political Advertising Facebook’s job is to strengthen its defenses against political interference — not to set the rules around political advertising, the comp...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
22:28, 2019-06-18

AI helped Facebook identify and ban 200 white supremacist groups Facebook revealed in a blog post that its automated systems helped to identify and ban 200 white supremecist groups from its platform.Read More...
19:40, 2019-09-17

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few...
01:20, 2019-07-26

Boy Judge Forced Off NY Bench for Racist Facebook Meme People never learn: A part-time New York judge was forced off the bench, according to the Albany Times-Union, after posting a meme on Facebook showin...
19:44, 2019-09-17

Australia to police Facebook and Google with new watchdog office Australia is tightening the screws on Facebook and Google. Governments are scrambling to address concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to the sprea...
08:32, 2019-07-26

Money’s no object for Facebook, so hit it where it hurts | John Naughton When a £4bn fine can be shrugged off with a share price rise, normal rules no longer applyIf you want a measure of the problem society will have in c...
17:00, 2019-07-14

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
22:48, 2019-07-12

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
05:20, 2019-07-11

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the ...
14:52, 2019-06-18

How Facebook is capturing the hearts and minds of gamers and streamers Facebook was out in force with a big presence at E3, and the company made a lot of effort to gather eyeballs about games and to draw attention to str...
16:24, 2019-06-20

Third-Party Apps Exposed Over 540 Million Facebook Records A cybersecurity firm found that two different third-party Facebook apps left millions of records about users sitting unprotected on Amazon’s servers....
10:42, 2019-04-09

France to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Finance minister warns monetary sovereignty of governments could be at riskFrance has said it will block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurren...
12:40, 2019-09-12

Flurry of Boris Johnson adverts tested on Facebook Facebook's advert library shows the Conservatives have been testing a variety of subtly different messages....
18:08, 2019-07-25

Facebook's 20% Stock Implosion Signaled By Insider Selling, But Is It A Buy Now? After Facebook’s stock sank 20% after an earnings miss this past week that caused tremors on Wall Street, does the collapse - for the biggest one-day...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that...
16:08, 2019-06-18

Facebook returns to form, issues guarded outlook (FB) Facebook (FB -2.2%) hit a 52-week high this morning after the company reported strong second quarter...
22:00, 2019-07-25

Fed Chair Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Project Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, was the latest central banker to express skepticism about Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans....
21:28, 2019-07-10

Why Your Tech Fund Might Be Selling Facebook And Alphabet In September This is one of the rare times when individual investors have a trading advantage over institutions....
12:56, 2019-05-01

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, ...
19:36, 2019-09-12

Clinton accuses Facebook of spreading 'Trump's propaganda' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook for allowing 'Trump's propaganda' to spread on its platform in the lead up to the 2016 pre...
19:52, 2019-09-17

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.R...
05:12, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destab...
21:28, 2019-07-19

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down and users are voicing outrage Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down and officials are "working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible."...
20:32, 2019-07-03

Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook hit with media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues faced by users on several of its services, mainly in Europe and USFacebook said on Wednesday it is working to r...
21:48, 2019-07-03

Conservative Party Facebook advert altered BBC headline The party says it is reviewing its Facebook advertising after criticism of the way a BBC story was used....
15:56, 2019-09-14

Your period-tracking app could be sharing intimate details with all of Facebook Women’s health apps are again raising concerns of privacy as a new study finds some are sharing information without consentSurveillance is a feminist...
15:40, 2019-09-14

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter ...
21:52, 2019-07-03

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect a...
05:32, 2019-07-01

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Accounts Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it o...
04:24, 2019-07-01

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to creat...
12:20, 2019-07-22

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the ...
17:52, 2019-07-16

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on ...
13:20, 2019-06-30

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp photo glitch fixed The problem had also affected Instagram and Messenger, affecting access to media and other files....
09:44, 2019-07-04

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in ...
03:32, 2019-07-13

Facebook and Google are keeping tabs on what porn you're watching If you thought Facebook and Google were creepy with how much they know about you — think again. They even know what porn you watch....
18:08, 2019-07-19

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming a...
01:36, 2019-07-02

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted....
20:04, 2019-07-16

Facebook to tackle content with misleading health claims Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was taking steps to reduce promotion of products based on misleading health-related claims....
17:40, 2019-07-02

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base....
18:52, 2019-07-16

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech compla...
17:20, 2019-07-02

Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new uses for almost three years, it says....
10:32, 2019-04-18

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clo...
11:20, 2019-07-03

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its L...
12:52, 2019-07-03

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Rea...
16:04, 2019-07-02

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate a...
15:48, 2019-07-02

Think FaceApp Is Scary? Wait Till You Hear About Facebook The idea that FaceApp is somehow exceptionally dangerous threatens to obscure the real point: All apps deserve this level of scrutiny....
21:44, 2019-07-17

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsAp...
18:52, 2019-07-03

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intens...
23:13, 2019-07-17

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last we...
08:12, 2019-07-02

Facebook collected millions of email contacts without consent In early April, Facebook came under fire for asking some users for their email password when signing up to the social network....
14:52, 2019-04-18