Martin Lewis drops Facebook legal action

Facebook has promised the consumer rights champion measures to tackle fake ads on its platform.
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Facebook removes pages linked to Russian news agency

Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
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Facebook, Twitter Turn to Right-Leaning Groups to Help Referee Political Speech

Advisers on touchy issues include Tony Perkins’ Family Research Council, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform and, on the left, the Southern Poverty Law Center. Their involvement behind the scenes, designed to tamp down a furor over social media’s policing of content, has instead kicked up a new range of disputes.
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Google and Facebook put ads in child sex abuse discovery apps

Google and Facebook’s ad networks placed promotions for major brands before apps were banned.
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How Facebook, Google and Amazon can regain our trust

How Facebook, Google and Amazon can regain our trustHere's what Big Tech must do to rebuild trust with consumers and lawmakers.



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‘Don’t fall in love on Facebook’ warns jailed Indian man

An Indian man released after six years in prison in Pakistan has warned others against repeating his mistake – falling in love on Facebook.
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Facebook wants to give you a way to fight having your posts taken down

Facebook wants to give you a way to fight having your posts taken downFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to give you a way to appeal to the site when your posts get taken down.



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New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

Photos of up to 6.8 million Facebook users, including ones they never posted, could be accessed.
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Facebook bug exposed photos that users never posted

Facebook has discovered a bug that gave third-party apps access to the photos of up to seven million users.
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Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads

The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she was bereaved.
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Facebook could threaten democracy, says former GCHQ boss

The social media giant must do more to protect user data, says former GCHQ boss Robert Hannigan.
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Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg’s exposed emails

The social network publishes a detailed rebuttal of some of the claims made against it.
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Facebook chief’s emails exposed by MPs

More than 200 pages of confidential emails are shared online by Parliament’s fake news inquiry.
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Secret documents show Facebook targeted rivals

MPs have released documents relating to Facebook which suggest the company deliberately suffocated rivals with its business practices.
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Facebook bans the sale of community groups

Facebook confirms community groups should not be bought and sold, after one disbands in protest.
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Facebook still hasn’t fixed this loophole for fake accounts

Facebook still hasn’t fixed this loophole for fake accountsFacebook has been vocal about tamping down on fake news and ‘inauthentic’ user behavior, but there’s still a glaring loophole in its attempts. After years of pledges by Facebook (FB) to quash “inauthentic” behavior on the social network, Facebook Pages still don’t come close to being an open book. The ownership of these Pages — which anyone can set up on Facebook to highlight businesses, communities or public figures — continues to be a mystery.



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Facebook Considered Charging for Access to User Data

Facebook considered charging third parties for access to user data several years ago, company emails show. Such a move would have departed from its policy against selling such data, court filings in a lawsuit against the company indicate.
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Facebook remove Brexit campaign ads in crackdown

Brexit campaign group Leave.EU’s Facebook videos have become some of the first to be removed by the social network as part of a crackdown on political “dark ads”.
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Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Rarely used parliamentary powers were invoked to demand the documents from a US executive.
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Facebook documents seized by UK parliament

Facebook documents have been seized in an unusually aggressive step by the UK parliament.
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Facebook v Soros: ‘Congress must probe’

One of George Soros’s lieutenants says US politicians must investigate Facebook’s smear campaign.
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Facebook appeals against Cambridge Analytica fine

The social network says the UK’s data watchdog £500,000 penalty was unjustified.
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Facebook drawn into violent Sri Lankan political row

Facebook has found itself drawn into an escalating political row in Sri Lanka as opposition MPs accuse the ruling party of using data to launch a crackdown.
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Facebook Morale Tumbles, Along With Stock

A survey found just 52% of employees were optimistic about Facebook’s future, down from 84% a year earlier. The darker mood comes amid a dropping share price and disclosures of privacy violations.
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Why Did Facebook Fire a Top Executive? Hint: It Had Something to Do With Trump

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley. His firing was one of the earliest political spats of the kind that is now roiling the technology industry.
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Facebook to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual-Harassment Claims

Facebook is ending its policy of requiring employee sexual-harassment claims to be settled in private arbitration, a day after Google rolled back a similar policy under pressure from employees.
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Facebook delays UK political advertiser checks

Facebook has delayed plans to introduce checks on verifying the identities of political advertisers as part of an initiative to tackle election interference.
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Facebook, Google May Face Billions in New Taxes Across Asia, Latin America

Inspired by the EU, more governments across the world are contemplating a tax based on the revenue of foreign technology companies like Facebook and Google rather than their profit.
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Facebook sorry for ‘white supremacist ad’

The social media site removes a campaign targeted at readers interested in “white genocide”.
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Facebook Revenue Falls Short

Facebook recorded lower revenue than expected as the social-media giant continues to adjust to slowing growth rates. Profits, though, rose more than forecast.
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How to Get Political Ads Off Your Facebook Feed

With the midterm elections looming, you might not be wildly surprised your Facebook feed seems like it’s been taken over by political ads. Researchers say campaign-ad spending on the social network is up in these final weeks.
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Facebook status update fails to spook investors

Facebook’s latest results have done little to intensify the volatility surrounding US tech stocks as user growth remained stable.
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Facebook Options Suggest Big Move in Stock

Stock investors stung by volatility this earnings season are betting that the tumult in technology shares will continue. Investors are pricing in outsize swings for Facebook, Apple and Alibaba, when the companies release their results.
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Facebook finds more fake accounts from Iran

The social network has removed another batch of pages and groups spreading misinformation.
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Facebook pulls Iran accounts trying to influence UK politics

Facebook has removed dozens of accounts linked to Iran for spreading disinformation to more than a million followers in the UK and US.
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Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Anti-Brexit groups are running at least twice as many adverts as major Leave campaigns on Facebook – and possibly up to 59 times more, Sky News can reveal.
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Anonymous Pro-Brexit ads on Facebook say ‘bin Chequers’

A senior MP questions how a pro-Brexit website can run adverts without saying who has paid for them.
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Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Anti-Brexit groups are running at least twice as many adverts as major Leave campaigns on Facebook – and possibly up to 59 times more, Sky News can reveal.
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Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image

Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image.
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Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook’s global affairs and communications team.
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Facebook hires Nick Clegg as top PR man

Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as the head of its global affairs and communications team.
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Facebook in fresh video metrics row

Legal action brought by advertisers claims the social network knew about problems in metrics in 2015.
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Advertisers Allege Facebook Failed to Disclose Key Metric Error for More Than a Year

Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by some advertisers.
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Facebook Says Fewer Affected by Hack Than First Thought

Facebook said fewer users than it initially thought were impacted by hackers in the largest-ever security breach at the social-media giant two weeks ago—and the company detailed for the first time the depth of personal information that was accessed.
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Facebook: Hackers stole phone and email details

Hackers accessed the names and contact information of nearly 30 million Facebook users, the company has revealed.
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Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages

Facebook has removed hundreds of U.S. pages and accounts it said were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the midterm elections.
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Facebook Portal video chat screens raise privacy concerns

Two camera-enabled smart devices for the home are unveiled in the midst of a privacy crisis.
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Facebook data breach probe launched by Irish watchdog

The Irish Data Protection Commission will decide whether the tech firm should be fined.
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Facebook Faces Potential $1.63 Billion Fine

A European Union privacy watchdog could fine Facebook as much as $ 1.63 billion for a data breach in which hackers compromised the accounts of over 50 million users.
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Facebook Finds Security Flaw Affecting Almost 50 Million Accounts

Facebook discovered a security flaw affecting almost 50 million accounts, the company said Friday. A problem in its code allowed outsiders to take over users’ accounts.
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Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

Attackers exploited vulnerability in a feature known as “View As”, the social media giant says.
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Facebook: 50 million accounts hit by security breach

Facebook has said 50 million users were affected by a security breach which potentially enabled hackers to take over people’s accounts.
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Facebook reveals 50 million accounts affected by security breach

Facebook reveals 50 million accounts affected by security breachFacebook on Friday announced that a security breach has effected 50 million user accounts, that could have let the attackers take over users' profiles.



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Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns

The social network will no longer send employees to work at the offices of political campaigns.
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Facebook to hire human rights director after Rohingya abuses

Just weeks after banning several high-ranking Myanmar military officials, Facebook is hiring a director of human rights to address how it could be contributing to human rights abuses.
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Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting

Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.
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Facebook urged to give police suspect’s password

Tech companies like Facebook should hand over account passwords within minutes of approval being granted, the head of the Met Police has said.
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What to expect as Google, Facebook and Twitter face Capitol Hill lawmakers

What to expect as Google, Facebook and Twitter face Capitol Hill lawmakersSilicon Valley giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter are headed to Capitol Hill. Here's what you can expect from their hearings.



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Facebook Watch video service launches worldwide

Facebook’s Watch on-demand video service will compete with YouTube and Netflix.
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Facebook takes on YouTube and Netflix with launch of Watch

Facebook has rolled out its on-demand video service worldwide following a trial run in the US.
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Hedge funds stand by Facebook as their favorite stock pick

Hedge funds stand by Facebook as their favorite stock pickA record 28% of the hedge funds Goldman follows own it.



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Corbyn proposes digital BBC to rival Netflix and Facebook

Jeremy Corbyn wants to create a digital version of the BBC to be paid for by tech giants.
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Facebook Pulls Fake Iran, Russia Pages

Facebook dismantled more than 650 pages, groups and accounts engaged in a coordinated effort to sow political divisions.
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Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 days

Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 daysDays after YouTube took down multiple videos from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ video channel, Facebook has suspended his account on the platform for 30 days. The InfoWars founder had violated the social network’s Community Standards, according to Mashable. If he or his fellow admins keep breaking the rules, Jones’ personal page could be permanently banned.



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Facebook taking on Tinder with dating platform

Facebook is testing a new dating feature in its app, laying the ground for an enormous challenge for apps like Tinder, OkCupid, and Bumble.
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Egypt’s Coptic pope quits ‘waste of time’ Facebook

The head of Egypt’s Coptic Church has shut down his Facebook page, saying he has quit the site as it’s a “waste of time”.
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Facebook Pulls Fake Accounts Ahead of Midterm Election

Facebook said it deleted a new group of politically oriented accounts that were engaged in coordinated misinformation efforts ahead of the U.S. midterm elections that resemble Russian activities on the platform during the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

The social network has found evidence of a co-ordinated campaign to influence the US mid-term vote.
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Facebook finds rogue campaigning ahead of US midterms

Facebook has taken down fake accounts after it uncovered “sophisticated” attempts at political influence ahead of the US midterm elections.
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Facebook could host talent shows in future app

Facebook is developing a talent show feature for its app which would allow users to pick a pop song and submit a recording for review.
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Facebook Suffers Worst-Ever Drop in Market Value

Facebook suffered the biggest-ever one-day loss in market value for a U.S.-listed company, marking a Wall Street U-turn on a company that has been a pillar of a yearslong tech-stock surge.
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Facebook Suffers Worst-Ever Drop in Market Value

Facebook suffered the biggest-ever one-day loss in market value for a U.S.-listed company, marking a Wall Street U-turn on a company that has been a pillar of a yearslong tech-stock surge.
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Facebook Revenue Falls Short

Facebook reported slower-than-expected revenue growth in the second quarter, indicating the social-media site felt some effects from recent controversies.
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Facebook Revenue Falls Short

Facebook reported slower-than-expected revenue growth in the second quarter, indicating the social-media site felt some effects from recent controversies.
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Zuckerberg: Facebook will not ban Holocaust denial

Holocaust denial should not be banned on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has said.
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Facebook moderators ‘keep child abuse online’

An undercover film suggests moderators are routinely keeping up content that violates Facebook’s policies.
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Facebook will not remove fake news – but will ‘demote’ it

It says fake news is not against its “community standards”.
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Facebook, worth £445bn, fined £500k for data breach

Facebook is to be hit with the maximum £500,000 ($ 663,000) fine over data protection breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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Facebook finds Independence document ‘racist’

Algorithms that seek out hate speech on Facebook remove parts of the Declaration of Independence.
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How Google and Facebook Are Monopolizing Ideas

The debate over whether Google and Facebook are too big usually centers on whether they suppress competition for goods and services. A potentially more troubling possibility: that they sap competition for values and ideas.
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SEC, FBI Question Facebook Over User Data

The SEC and FBI join the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission in probing how the political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica purchased data on 87 million users of Facebook without their consent.
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Facebook and Instagram test a 'do not disturb' feature

Facebook and Instagram test a 'do not disturb' featureInstagram and Facebook are both testing Do Not Disturb features, TechCrunch



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Facebook Gave Firms Special Access to Users’ Personal Data

Facebook gave dozens of companies special access to user data, detailing for the first time a spate of deals that contrasted with previous statements that it restricted personal information to outsiders in 2015.
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Facebook Gave Firms Special Access to Users’ Personal Data

Facebook gave dozens of companies special access to user data, detailing for the first time a spate of deals that contrasted with previous statements that it restricted personal information to outsiders in 2015.
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Facebook patent turns phone mics on to record reactions to ads

Facebook patent turns phone mics on to record reactions to adsFacebook has repeatedly denied tapping into phones microphones for targeted



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Facebook ordered to explain deleted profile

The social network has been ordered by a UK judge to reveal who told it to delete the profile of a jazz musician
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Facebook Gave Some Firms Special Access to Data After Cutoff

Facebook struck customized data-sharing deals with a select group of companies, some of which had special access to user records well after the social-media giant cut off developers from that information, according to court documents, company officials and people familiar with the matter.
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Behind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp’s Founders

After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app’s creators are walking away leaving about $ 1.3 billion on the table​
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Facebook investors grill Zuckerberg: 'Emulate George Washington, not Vladimir Putin'

Facebook investors grill Zuckerberg: 'Emulate George Washington, not Vladimir Putin'Facebook’s shareholder meeting on Thursday was a heated affair, as investors vented their frustrations over the social network’s handling of recent scandals.



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Progressive groups want FTC to split Facebook into multiple companies

Progressive groups want FTC to split Facebook into multiple companiesToday, Axios reports that progressive groups will launch an advertising



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Why Apple, Facebook and Google are worried about your ‘digital well-being’

Why Apple, Facebook and Google are worried about your ‘digital well-being’Companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google are proactively rolling out measures to look after your digital well-being, likely in part to help shore up their public image.



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Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws

Complaints against the web giants are filed on the first day of the EU’s new data protection law.
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Zuckerberg apologises to EU for Facebook data leak

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to European Union politicians for the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
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The Mystery of the $70 Hoodie That’s All Over Facebook

Welcome to the world of dropshipping, where entrepreneurs use social-media ads and hip virtual storefronts to flip merchandise from online marketplaces like Alibaba’s AliExpress to customers often paying premium prices.
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Facebook privacy: MEPs to press Zuckerberg

Facebook’s chief will attend a closed door meeting with European Parliament leaders in Brussels.
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Facebook Throws More Money at Wiping Out Hate Speech, Bad Actors

Facebook has spent more than a decade building an efficient machine to analyze and monetize the content on its platform. Now it is putting more resources into defending the platform from bad actors.
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Facebook takes down 583m fake accounts

The social media giant revealed hundreds of millions of accounts were fake as it published content removal numbers for the first time.
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Facebook found 200 more apps that may have misused your data

Facebook found 200 more apps that may have misused your dataEarly results from Facebook's app audit are in. After examining "thousands" of



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How Facebook is ‘getting ahead of the curve’ with new blockchain unit

How Facebook is ‘getting ahead of the curve’ with new blockchain unitWith blockchain, Facebook is exploring not only one of the hottest trends right now, but one that could have added benefits to users of the social network.



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House Democrats Plan to Release 3,000 Russian-Linked Facebook Ads

The Democrats are preparing to soon release the ads, which Facebook identified as bought by the pro-Kremlin Internet Research Agency, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Facebook privacy: Survey suggests continuing US loyalty

A Reuters/Ipsos survey indicates most US users remain loyal, despite the Cambridge Analytica row.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones to Star in Facebook Watch Series ‘Queen America’

Catherine Zeta-Jones has signed on to play the lead role in a new Facebook Watch series titled “Queen America,” Variety has learned. The one-hour series, which has received a 10-episode straight-to-series-order, is described as a dark comedy set in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It revolves around Vicki Ellis (Zeta-Jones), the most renowned and ruthless pageant coach in the […]

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Cambridge Analytica: Facebook data-harvest firm to shut

The political consultancy is accused of acquiring harvested data from 87 million Facebook accounts.
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Facebook data breach firm shutting down

Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data row, has announced it is to close and declare bankruptcy.
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Facebook F8: Zuckerberg’s dating service takes on Tinder

Facebook’s chief reflects on an “intense year” before revealing plans to match-make users.
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Facebook takes on Tinder with new dating service

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the social network is to get its own dating service.
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Whatsapp Co-Founder Jan Koum Is Leaving Facebook

Whatsapp co-founder Jan Koum confirmed Monday that he is leaving the company. The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported Monday that Koum was getting ready to leave over disagreements over the company’s direction and issues like encryption. Koum didn’t make any mention of those disagreements when announcing his departure, and instead simply said that […]

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Facebook to vet and label political adverts

Political adverts on Facebook will have to be labelled as such and display who paid for them, a senior company official has said.
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Facebook Revenue Surges Nearly 50%

Facebook recorded rising revenue and profits in the first quarter as advertisers were undeterred by controversies around the site’s mishandling of user data and struggles to police its platform.
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Facebook Revenue Surges Nearly 50%

Facebook recorded rising revenue and profits in the first quarter as advertisers were undeterred by controversies around the site’s mishandling of user data and struggles to police its platform.
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Facebook profit soars as it shakes off data scandal

Facebook’s first-quarter profit soared amid little sign that users or advertisers had defected over its failure to safeguard personal data.
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Google and Facebook Likely to Benefit From Europe’s Privacy Crackdown

Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May.
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‘Facebook in PR crisis mode’, says academic at heart of row

Academic Aleksandr Kogan also accuses Cambridge Analytica’s boss of fabrication.
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Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws

A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.
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Facebook seeks facial recognition consent in EU and Canada

Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook asks permission to expand use of facial recognition technology.
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My own Facebook data was sold, says Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his personal data was among that improperly acquired by election consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.
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What to Watch for During Facebook CEO Zuckerberg’s Testimony

Lawmakers pressing Facebook on its handling of personal user data turn their sights to Mark Zuckerberg. Here are five things to look for when he testifies before Senate and House committees.
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Facebook: Cambridge Analytica data had private messages

Facebook says about 1,500 users who installed a data-harvesting app gave it access to their inboxes.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Made Mistakes on ‘Fake News,’ Privacy

In testimony to Congress, the Facebook chief is set to say the social-media giant didn’t do enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm.
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Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

The social network has also suspended another data analytics firm, Cubeyou.
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Facebook to Require ‘Issue’ Advertisers to Confirm Identities

Facebook will make advertisers wanting to run ads on hot-button political issues go through an authorization process first, a move to prevent the spread of misinformation across its platform. Such advertisers will be required to confirm their identities and locations.
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Facebook suspends AIQ data firm used by Vote Leave in Brexit campaign

AIQ, which denies links to Cambridge Analytica, may have improperly received users’ data, Facebook says.
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Facebook admits Zuckerberg uses secret tool to unsend messages

Facebook users who change their mind and do not want their messages to appear in a recipients’ inbox will be able to delete them in future.
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Facebook Data on 87 Million Users May Have Been Improperly Shared

Facebook says information on 87 million people may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. The figure previously was reported to be roughly 50 million.
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Facebook scandal ‘hit 87 million users’

The social network says that one million of the people affected are thought to be UK-based.
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Facebook says data leak hits 87 million users

Facebook has said more users may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data leak than previously thought.
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After the Facebook Data Scandal, Can Users Have Too Much Privacy?

Regulators are grappling with privacy questions about encrypted apps like Signal and Telegram, which assure users of complete security but also can allow terrorists to go undetected.
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Facebook denies it collects call and SMS data from phones without permission

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Facebook ‘ugly truth’ growth memo haunts firm

The firm denies it believes that growth at all costs is “good” even if it leads to deaths.
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Facebook now lets you delete your data for good

Facebook has announced new privacy tools which allow users to access and delete information the social network holds about them.
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U.S., States Step Up Pressure on Facebook

U.S. government officials ratcheted up pressure on Facebook Inc. on Monday over its handling of user data, with federal regulators saying they are investigating the social-media giant’s privacy practices and 37 state attorneys general demanding explanations of its practices.
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Facebook under US regulator investigation

Facebook has come under fresh pressure after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an investigation into the social network.
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Facebook Pledges Actions as Some Advertisers Exit

A handful of marketers suspended advertising as Facebook hustled to quell anxiety about its platform.
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Zuckerberg Says Facebook Probe Into Apps Won’t Uncover All Data Abuse

Facebook Inc.’s investigation into outsiders’ handling of its users’ information will help identify and deter bad actors but won’t be able to uncover where all the data ended up and how it is being deployed, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview.
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Elon Musk pulls brands from Facebook

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.
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Next Worry for Facebook: Disenchanted Users

Facebook’s handling of user data has upset lawmakers and regulators in multiple countries, but the biggest risk to its business could come from angry users.
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After Days of Silence, Zuckerberg Publicly Addresses Facebook Crisis

In an effort to restore confidence in the social-media giant, Mr. Zuckerberg posted a statement about the recent furor over Facebook’s handling of user data.
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Facebook User Data May Have Been Used to Aid Trump in Presidential Election

Update: Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on the Cambridge Analytica controversy.

“We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can’t then we don’t deserve to serve you,” Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook. “I’ve been working to understand exactly what happened and how to make sure this doesn’t happen again. The good news is that the most important actions to prevent this from happening again today we have already taken years ago. But we also made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.”

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence about data leak

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence about data leakFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he'll work to rebuild users' trust in the company.



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Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?

What can users do to gain back control of their data or limit how much is shared?
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Facebook Faces FTC Probe of Data Use by Cambridge Analytica

The Federal Trade Commission is probing Facebook over the use of personal data by an analytics firm tied to President Trump’s campaign.
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Facebook Faces FTC Probe of Data Use by Cambridge Analytica

The Federal Trade Commission is probing Facebook over the use of personal data by an analytics firm tied to President Trump’s campaign.
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Cambridge Analytica: Facebook row firm boss suspended

Alexander Nix appeared to suggest tactics his company could use to discredit politicians online.
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Facebook row tech firm suspends its CEO

Facebook row tech firm Cambridge Analytica has suspended its CEO Alexander Nix in the wake of a series of allegations.
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Facebook and Trump data firm accused of ‘misleading’ MPs

A committee asks more questions over the alleged access of millions of Facebook profiles without consent.
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Facebook Suspends Data Firm That Helped Trump Campaign

The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
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Facebook Suspends Data Firm That Helped Trump Campaign

The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
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Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.
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Investigation launched into Facebook data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office is to investigate a possible data breach affecting more than 50 million Facebook users.
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Facebook bans Britain First group and leaders

Facebook has banned Britain First and its leaders following what it says are repeated violations of its community standards.
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UN: Facebook has turned into a beast in Myanmar

A probe into human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar holds Facebook to account.
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Tone-Deaf: How Facebook Misread America’s Mood on Russia

The social-media giant played down allegations Russia exploited its platform during the 2016 elections, deepening perceptions that its leaders are oblivious to public concern about its social impact. The reaction has exacerbated a brewing backlash against many of Silicon Valley’s largest companies.
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Facebook Profit Rises, but Shares Fall as Users Spend Less Time on Network

Facebook said quarterly operating profit soared, a reminder of its dominance in digital advertising despite mounting criticism against the social network. But its shares fell about 5% after the company said recent news-feed changes led to users spending less time on the platform.
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