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Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policyFacebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate.
Facebook takes down certain posts, ads from Trump re-election campaignFacebook Inc said on Thursday it took down certain posts and advertisements from U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence related to their re-election campaign, due to violation of the..
Civil rights groups urge companies to pause ad spending on FacebookSeveral U.S. civil rights groups have called upon some of the world's largest companies to pause advertising on Facebook Inc, saying the social network is not doing enough to stop hate speech on its..
Facebook closes political ads loophole ahead of U.S. presidential electionFacebook Inc said on Tuesday it would affix labels to political ads shared by users on their own feeds, closing what critics have said for years was a glaring loophole in the company's election..
Facebook fires employee who protested inaction on Trump postsFacebook Inc fired an employee who had criticized Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to take action against inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, citing his tweet..
Facebook limits spread of 'Boogaloo' groups amid protestsFacebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday.
Facebook says it found no foreign interference targeting U.S. protestsFacebook Inc said on Friday it had seen no evidence of coordinated foreign interference on its platforms targeting U.S. anti-racism protests, after the U.S. attorney general said foreign groups were..
China says social media firms should not selectively create obstacles for mediaChina said on Friday that social media companies should not selectively create obstacles for media agencies, responding to Facebook Inc's decision to start labeling state-controlled media..
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Defends Trump Post Decisions to StaffFacebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a company-wide meeting that he won't change his mind about a decision to leave up posts shared by US President Donald Trump last week.....
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Facebook takes down white nationalist and fake antifa accountsFacebook Inc said Tuesday it has suspended accounts associated with white nationalist groups after some advocated bringing weapons to the current wave of anti-racist protests.
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Facebook signs licensing deal with century-old Indian music labelFacebook Inc has signed a global licensing deal with one of India's largest music labels, allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts, the..
Facebook's Zuckerberg embraces more permanent remote workFacebook Inc will shift toward more permanently embracing remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told employees in a publicly broadcast livestream on..
Facebook, YouTube remove 'Plandemic' video with 'unsubstantiated' coronavirus claimsFacebook Inc and YouTube, the video service of Alphabet Inc's Google, said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus..
Reliance to sell $750 million stake in unit to Silver Lake, on track to cut debtIndia's Reliance Industries Ltd said on Monday private equity firm Silver Lake will invest nearly $750 million in its digital arm, days after securing a $5.7 billion investment from Facebook Inc ,..
FBI head helped Facebook defend encryption he's now fightingChristopher Wray, prior to becoming FBI director, argued on behalf of Facebook Inc in defense of encrypted communications as the company was being pressured by the U.S. Justice Department over the..
Facebook removes anti-quarantine protest events in some U.S. statesFacebook Inc said on Monday that it has removed events in Nebraska, New Jersey and California promoting protests against stay-at-home measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the new coronavirus.
Washington AG sues Facebook over political adsWashington state's attorney general filed a second lawsuit against Facebook Inc over political ads on Tuesday, saying the social media giant once again failed to make disclosures required under the..
Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases friendship data to researchersFacebook Inc said on Monday it would start surveying some U.S. users about their health as part of a Carnegie Mellon University research project aimed at generating "heat maps" of self-reported..
Facebook says coronavirus hits advertising salesFacebook Inc said on Tuesday its business was being hit by the coronavirus outbreak, with weaker sales of advertising that make up nearly all the social network's revenue even as more users spend time..
Facebook to put coronavirus data page at top of users’ feedsFacebook Inc. will put a Covid-19 information page at the top of users’ feeds, disseminating verified material from trusted sources including the World Health Organization, to counteract the spread..
Facebook to award $100 mln in cash grants, ad credits to small businessesFacebook Inc said Tuesday it plans to award $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 small businesses in over 30 countries to address the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Facebook removes 203 accounts for foreign interference from RussiaFacebook Inc said on Thursday it removed a combined number of 203 Instagram and Facebook pages and accounts for engaging in foreign interference on its platforms from Russia, which targeted U.S...
Australia sues Facebook, alleges breach of user dataThe Australian privacy regulator filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc accusing the social media giant of sharing the personal details of more than 300,000 people with political consultant Cambridge..
Facebook takes down Trump 2020 campaign's 'Census' adsFacebook Inc said on Thursday it was removing ads from President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that asked users to fill out an "Official 2020 Congressional District Census" because they violated..
Facebook pulls out of South by Southwest festival over coronavirus fearsFacebook Inc is pulling out of this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) music and tech festival over growing concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, a spokesperson for the company said on Monday.
Facebook removes two Middle East-focused fake account networksFacebook Inc said on Monday it had removed two networks of fake accounts linked to digital marketing firms in Egypt and India which were pushing dueling narratives about countries in the Gulf on the..
Facebook to publicly track political sponsored content after Bloomberg's paid memesFacebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday.
After Bloomberg memes, Facebook will publicly track political sponsored contentFacebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday.
Facebook to ban misleading ads about coronavirusFacebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements referring to any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak, and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation.
Israeli court orders Facebook to unblock account of NSO Group employeeA Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, and similar rulings are expected for other employees in the coming days, an..
Facebook allows U.S. political candidates to run sponsored contentFacebook Inc said on Friday it was allowing U.S.-based political candidates to run branded content on its social networking platforms, but the content would not be cataloged in its advertising library.
US regulators probing tech acquisitionsUS federal regulators are ramping up their investigation of the market dominance of giant technology companies, demanding detailed information on five companies’ acquisitions of smaller firms back to..
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg gets engagedFacebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg on Monday announced her engagement to the head of a consulting firm.
Facebook shares hit by slowest growth in years, higher expensesShares of Facebook Inc fell 7% on Thursday after the social media giant posted its slowest quarterly growth since its market debut as expenses mount and warned of continued stagnant growth.
Facebook warns revenue growth slowing, costs remain highFacebook Inc said on Wednesday that growth would continue to slow as its business matured and reported a surge in quarterly expenses, disappointing Wall Street expectations that the costs of improving..
Facebook misses expectations for cost control, revenue growth slowingFacebook Inc said on Wednesday that growth would continue to slow as its business matured and it reported a surge in quarterly expenses, disappointing Wall Street expectations that the costs of..
Facebook just beats estimates for daily active users, costs riseFacebook Inc just beat analysts' estimates for daily active users on Wednesday, as the world's largest social network faced fierce competition for users' screen time from a slew of entertainment apps..
Facebook asks employees to put off non-essential travel to ChinaFacebook Inc has asked employees to suspend non-essential travel to mainland China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
Facebook tweaks ad policy but still allows political lies in U.S. campaign 2020Facebook Inc announced limited changes on Thursday to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools, but defied critics' demands that it bar politicians..
Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's nameFacebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing..