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Apple previously threatened to remove Facebook and Instagram from app store over Mideast maid abuse. If done it could solve one of the world’s problem.
Facebook's crackdown seems to have had a limited effect
Facebook Papers: Company takes heat from lawmakers over leaked docs
Facebook Papers leak leads to harsh criticism of tech giant
‘Is Facebook evil?’ Big Tech whistleblower goes for high drama in anonymity-bashing UK testimony
Facebook is inherently "biased toward bad actors," whistleblower Frances Haugen warned the UK Parliament, blaming the platform for stoking unrest in various parts of the world and suggesting tighter outside control as solution.
Frances Haugen says Facebook is 'making hate worse'
Whistleblower Frances Haugen has told MPs Facebook is "unquestionably making hate worse", as they consider what new rules to impose on big social networks.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen calls for urgent external regulation
Ex-employee tells UK MPs Mark Zuckerberg ‘has unilateral control over 3bn people’ due to his position
Facebook revelations: what is in cache of internal documents?
Roundup of what we have learned after release of papers and whistleblower’s testimony to MPs
'I found my dad after 58 years through Facebook'
A woman has found her biological father after help from a community Facebook group.
Facebook under fresh pressure as whistleblower prepares to give evidence to MPs
The company has been plunged into a crisis since Frances Haugen released thousands of pages of internal research documents secretly copied before leaving her job in the firm's civic integrity unit.
Twitter says Online Safety Bill needs more clarity
Government plans for social media regulation need "far more clarity", a Twitter boss has told the BBC.
Facebook agrees to pay French media publishers over copyright
The social media giant reached an agreement with some French dailies just weeks after signing an agreement with newspapers Le Monde and Le Figaro.
New Facebook whistleblower claims execs downplayed Russian interference, hate speech: report
The claims purportedly corroborated many recent allegations by Frances Haugen, another former Facebook employee
What is Donald Trump’s social media platform TRUTH Social?
Is Donald Trump’s big comeback about sincerity and TRUTH? Here’s everything you need to know about this new social media platform.
From Election Misinformation To Harming Children, Leaks Inundate Facebook
Facebook's tenacious efforts to fend off critics is not likely to appease elected officials openly calling for action against the tech giant.
Investors go crazy for Trump social network
Donald Trump’s announcement of his own social media network after being kicked off Twitter and Facebook has sparked a frenzy from investors eager to get on board.
Group that spread false Covid claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months
Revelations about World Doctors Alliance pages raise questions about platform’s efforts to control misinformation
France hails victory as Facebook agrees to pay newspapers for content
Social media firm announces deal after long-running battle with national and regional newspapers
Facebook signs copyright agreement with French media after prolonged talks, paving way for tech giant to pay for news content
Tech giant Facebook has reached an agreement with parts of the French press concerning the copyrights of articles and stories shared on its platform. The firm also announced the launch of Facebook News in France, due in 2022.
Pinterest shares soar amid reports of $39bn takeover by PayPal
Paypal approached digital pinboard site Pinterest, which has 478m active users, about possible acquisition, Bloomberg News reports
UK competition watchdog slaps Facebook with £50 million fine for information breach
Facebook has been fined £50.5 million by the British government for breaching an order imposed by the Competition and Markets Authority concerning the tech giant’s purchase of video database company Giphy.
Fake Edward Snowden Account Removed From Telegram After Whistleblower's Outburst
Snowden previously reposted a comment saying that he had become the target of a scam network trying to promote a questionable cryptocurrency.
Facebook ‘to change its name as part of rebrand’
Facebook is planning to change its name as part of a dramatic company rebrand, according to reports.
Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name
Mark Zuckerberg wants to be known for building the metaverse
Facebook bets big on the metaverse - but what is it?
'Metaverse' refers to the merging of physical, augmented, and virtual reality in a shared online space. Facebook thinks it's the future of the internet.
Facebook To Pay Up To $14.25 Million To Settle US Employment Discrimination Claims
Kristen Clarke, assistant US attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, called the agreement with Facebook historic.
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