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January 21, 2020, 12:46 PM

Facebook to add 1,000 UK jobs, including tech, content roles

Facebook says it plans to hire 1,000 more staff in Britain, mainly for its technology and harmful content teams. The U.S. tech giant said Tuesday that it will add the new roles by the end of the year, which will bring its U.K. workforce to more than 4,000
January 21, 2020, 12:46 PM
Facebook to add 1,000 UK jobs, including tech, content roles
January 14, 2020, 12:22 PM

Mark Hamill quits Facebook, accusing Mark Zuckerberg of valuing 'profits over truthfulness'

Actor Mark Hamill has announced that he is quitting Facebook, stating that he disagrees with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's policies.
January 14, 2020, 12:22 PM
Mark Hamill quits Facebook, accusing Mark Zuckerberg of valuing 'profits'
January 10, 2020, 12:00 AM

Facebook again refuses to ban political ads, even false ones

Facebook is reaffirming its freewheeling policy on political ads, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific groups of people
January 10, 2020, 12:00 AM
Facebook again declines to limit political ad targeting
January 9, 2020, 7:55 PM

Facebook doubles down on political ads policy

Facebook said Thursday it "considered" changing the policy due to backlash, but ultimately decided to keep it mostly the same.
January 9, 2020, 7:55 PM
Facebook doubles down on political ads policy
January 9, 2020, 7:28 PM

Facebook doubles down on political ads policy, still won't ban micro-targeting

Facebook doubled down on its political ads policy Thursday, saying it decided to not limit ads that target specific groups of people and not to remove misleading ads.
January 9, 2020, 7:28 PM
Facebook doubles down on political ads policy, still won't ban micro-targeting
January 8, 2020, 3:11 PM

Facebook takes aim at deepfake videos

Plus, Google will be able to read webpages for you, and Samsung unveils artificial humans called "Neon."
January 8, 2020, 3:11 PM
Facebook takes aim at deepfake videos
January 8, 2020, 12:51 PM

Facebook, eBay crack down on fake reviews at UK request

Britain's competition watchdog says Facebook and eBay have pledged to crack down on the trade in fake reviews at its request. The companies have removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups involved in the illicit business
January 8, 2020, 12:51 PM
Facebook, eBay crack down on fake reviews at UK request
January 8, 2020, 3:53 AM

Facebook's ban on deepfakes a 'baby step' but won't eliminate disinformation, experts say

Facebook announced it will remove "deepfakes" on its platform, a move experts call a "baby step" in the right direction.
January 8, 2020, 3:53 AM
Facebook's ban on deepfakes a 'baby step' but won't eliminate disinformation: Experts
January 7, 2020, 10:30 PM

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

Facebook says it's banning “deepfake” videos as it steps up efforts to fight online manipulation
January 7, 2020, 10:30 PM
Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation
1 month ago

Facebook removes misleading ads from site

The company removed ads that suggested the HIV-prevention drug Truvada caused harmful side effects.
1 month ago
Facebook removes misleading ads from site
1 month ago

Facebook removes misleading HIV-prevention drug ads

Facebook removed some advertisements containing misleading information about the HIV-prevention drug, Truvada, following an outcry from LBGTQ groups and politicians.
1 month ago
Facebook pulls misleading HIV-prevention drug ads
1 month ago

Researcher: Data on 267 million Facebook users exposed

A Ukrainian security researcher says a database with the names, phone numbers and unique user IDs of more than 267 million Facebook users was exposed on the open internet for at least 10 days this month
1 month ago
Facebook data for 267 million users exposed, researcher says
1 month ago

Facebook to tackle efforts to interfere with 2020 US census

Facebook says it will clamp down on efforts to use its services to interfere with the 2020 U.S. census
1 month ago
1 month ago

Facebook allows businesses to target ads after shopping at brick and mortar stores

Retailers are teaming up with Facebook, offering personal information to create targeted ads.
1 month ago
Facebook allows businesses to target ads after shopping at brick and mortar stores
1 month ago

Facebook could face problems after new anti-trust concerns

The Federal Trade Commission has halted the integration of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp as it conducts an investigation on Facebook’s dominance in the industry.
1 month ago
Facebook could face problems after new anti-trust concerns
1 month ago

Reports: FTC may try to block Facebook from integrating apps

Several news reports said federal regulators are considering antitrust action to prevent Facebook from weaving together its messaging apps
1 month ago
FTC may try to block Facebook from integrating apps: Report
1 month ago

Potential trouble for Facebook

Plus, the new Xbox, and Lyft rolls out new car rental service.
1 month ago
Potential trouble for Facebook
2 months ago

You'll have to talk to your relatives: Facebook, Instagram experiencing intermittent outages Thanksgiving morning

The social media websites are going up and down on Thanksgiving morning.
2 months ago
Facebook, Instagram experiencing intermittent outages Thanksgiving morning
2 months ago

Facebook says government requests for user data have reached all-time high

Facebook said it doesn't provide governments with "back doors" for data.
2 months ago
Facebook says government requests for user data have reached all-time high
2 months ago

Billions of fake accounts removed in 2019, Facebook says

Facebook said it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from April through September, up from 3 billion in the previous six months.
2 months ago
Billions of fake accounts removed in 2019, Facebook says
3 months ago

Group says misinformation on the rise on Facebook

An advocacy group tracking misinformation says it has found an increase in fake political news shared on Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential elections
3 months ago
Group says misinformation on the rise on Facebook
3 months ago

Facebook gets a new look

Plus, Matthew McConaughey celebrates 50th birthday by joining Instagram.
3 months ago
Facebook gets a new look
3 months ago

Facebook removes accounts from Russia for meddling in Africa

Facebook cracked down on a handful of inauthentic accounts and more originating from Russia that were interfering with activity in Africa.
3 months ago
Facebook removes accounts from Russia for meddling in Africa
3 months ago

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal while admitting no liability

Facebook admits to no liability as part of the agreement.
3 months ago
Facebook agrees to pay fine over Cambridge Analytica while admitting no liability
3 months ago

Woman's brain surgery livestreamed on Facebook

Jenna Schardt, 25, allowed doctors to livestream her brain surgery on social media as she was awake.
3 months ago
Woman's brain surgery livestreamed on Facebook
3 months ago

Candidate for California governor aims to expose Facebook's 'dangerous' political ad policy

A California man is running for governor just so he can run fake Facebook ads.
3 months ago
Candidate for governor aims to expose Facebook's 'dangerous' political ad policy
3 months ago

4-year-old's jaw-dropping drum skills viewed by millions on Facebook

The footage of Seneca Whitehead showing off his talents has been viewed nearly 7 million times on Facebook.
3 months ago
4-year-old's jaw-dropping drum skills viewed by millions on Facebook
3 months ago

Facebook launches a test run of its news service

The launch of Facebook News comes after the social media giant has courted controversy for its role in the spread of so-called "Fake News," and just as the 2020 U.S. presidential elections ramp up.
3 months ago
Facebook launches a test run of its news service
3 months ago

Facebook launches a test run of its news service

The social media giant has teamed up with a handful of publishers.
3 months ago
Facebook launches a test run of its news service
3 months ago

Facebook launches a news section - and will pay publishers

Facebook has long resisted paying news organizations for the stories that populate its newsfeed
3 months ago
Facebook launches a news section - and will pay publishers
3 months ago

Facebook clarifies Zuckerberg remarks on false political ads

Facebook is clarifying remarks made by company CEO Mark Zuckerberg about its policy of not fact checking political ads or comments of politicians after withering criticism from Democratic members of Congress
3 months ago
3 months ago

CNN's Zucker calls Facebook's political ad policy ludicrous

CNN chief Jeff Zucker says Facebook should 'sit out' the election until it figures out how to fix a 'ludicrous' advertising policy
3 months ago
3 months ago

Buttigieg calls Facebook's political ad policy a 'mistake'

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says Facebook's policy to not filter out phony political ads is "a mistake" and he says breaking up big tech companies should be "on the table."
3 months ago
3 months ago

Facebook CEO grilled on Capitol Hill

Mark Zuckerberg faced questions from Congress members on fake ads, election interference and Facebook’s cryptocurrency platform, Libra.
3 months ago
Facebook CEO grilled on Capitol Hill
3 months ago

Maxine Waters, AOC slam Zuckerberg during Libra testimony for ads that give 'licence to lie'

Maxine Waters harshly criticized the Facebook CEO on Wednesday.
3 months ago
Ocasio-Cortez, Waters, other lawmakers put Zuckerberg in the hot seat at testimony
3 months ago

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg under fire on Capitol Hill

Many House Democrats ripped into Zuckerberg over Facebook’s decision to allow politicians to make claims in political ads without fact-checking them.
3 months ago
Mark Zuckerberg under fire on Capitol Hill
3 months ago

Rep. Maxine Waters slams Zuckerberg over political ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by lawmakers on Capitol Hill over its Libra cryptocurrency plan and its ad policy.
3 months ago
Rep. Maxine Waters slams Zuckerberg over political ads
3 months ago

Facebook CEO testifies on cryptocurrency, free expression

Mark Zuckerberg faces questions from the House Financial Services Committee on cryptocurrency platform Libra and other controversies related to the social media platform.
3 months ago
Facebook CEO testifies on cryptocurrency, free expression
3 months ago

Facebook takes on election interference

The social media giant unveiled plans to combat interference in the upcoming presidential election.
3 months ago
Facebook takes on election interference
3 months ago

Facebook removes accounts trying to influence 2020 election

The social media platform identified disinformation campaigns coming from Russia and Iran.
3 months ago
Facebook removes accounts trying to influence 2020 election
3 months ago

Facebook shuts down disinformation campaigns

Facebook announced it found evidence of Russia and other foreign actors, including Iran, trying to influence the 2020 U.S. election using social media.
3 months ago
Facebook shuts down disinformation campaigns
3 months ago

'Facebook has changed': Mark Zuckerberg unleashes plan to battle 2020 election interference

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared updates the company made to prevent election interference and more ahead of the 2020 elections.
3 months ago

'Facebook has changed': Zuckerberg unleashes plan to battle election interference
3 months ago

Founder of Facebook Marketplace Deb Liu shares how Sheryl Sandberg convinced her to join

ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis sat down with Founder of Facebook Marketplace Deb Liu for "No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis" podcast.
3 months ago
Founder of Facebook Marketplace on how the company let her be her own entrepreneur
3 months ago

Facebook CEO defends political advertisements in rare speech

Digital Trends editor-in-chief Jeremy Kaplan discusses Mark Zuckerberg's comments and how he appears to be trying to rehabilitate his image.
3 months ago
Facebook CEO defends political advertisements in rare speech
4 months ago

Facebook pays fine over video view inflation

Plus, astronauts in space are making meat with a bio printer and Goodyear is offering an Airbnb stay on their blimp for $150 a night.
4 months ago
Facebook pays fine over video view inflation
4 months ago

PayPal pulls out of Facebook's cryptocurrency venture Libra

Facebook's cryptocurrency project, Libra, has faced backlash from lawmakers and more since it was announced.
4 months ago
PayPal pulls out of Facebook's cryptocurrency venture Libra
4 months ago

Facebook hits huge milestone

The social network's app has now been installed over 5 billion times.
4 months ago
Facebook hits huge milestone
4 months ago

Attorney General William Barr calls for Facebook to halt release of encrypted messaging program

Attorney General Bill Barr and officials from the U.K. and Australia have penned a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
4 months ago
Attorney general wants Facebook to halt encrypted messaging program
4 months ago

EU court: Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide

The European Union’s top court has ruled that member states can force Facebook to remove or block unlawful material worldwide
4 months ago
EU: Facebook can be forced to take down certain material
4 months ago

Zuckerberg will fight against Warren's tech policy

In audio leaked Tuesday, the Facebook CEO said he would take on and win a legal battle against Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech conglomerates.
4 months ago
Zuckerberg will fight against Warren's tech policy