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Facebook Oversight Board Appoints Human Rights Expert

Can independent oversight board restore faith in Facebook's and Mark Zuckerberg's handling of questionable content?

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Ring Doorbell App Reveals Personal Data, EFF Warns

Privacy threat? Ring app for Android is packed with third-party tracking software, Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned

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WhatsApp Reaches 5 Billion Downloads On Play Store

Facebook's messaging service has hit 5 billion downloads, amid reports that it has backed off plans to insert adverts into…

1 week ago

Facebook To Hire 1,000 UK Staff

London engineering centre will see significant increase in workforce, as Facebook seeks growth in post Brexit United Kingdom

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Facebook Sued In US For Alleged Anti-Competitive Conduct

Plaintiffs seek damages and aim to force Facebook to sell WhatsApp and Instagram, and seek to end Mark Zuckerberg's control…

2 weeks ago

Facebook Refuses To Ban Misleading Political Adverts

Platform makes limited changes to its stance on political adverts, but still refuses to ban ads that are misleading or…

3 weeks ago

Facebook To Remove Deepfake Videos, If It Meets Certain Criteria

U-turn at Facebook? Social network confirms it will remove some videos modified by artificial intelligence, known as deepfakes

3 weeks ago

Apple ‘Working On Secret Satellite Data Project’

iPhone maker hiring engineers to develop satellite data tech, potentially allowing it to link iPhones direclty to satellite data services

1 month ago

Swiss President Says Facebook’s Libra Has ‘Failed’ In Current Form

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be approved without changes, says president of Switzerland, where Libra Association has headquarters

1 month ago

Facebook Investigating Report Of 267m User Records Posted Online

Data including names and phone numbers could be used by criminals to carry out phishing attacks, in latest Facebook privacy…

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