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Senior lawmaker Rachel Reeves says that Facebook must 'take more responsibility for the lies and propaganda' on the social media platform
'Earlier today, a code change triggered crashes for some iOS apps using the Facebook SDK,' or software development kit, a Facebook spokesperson says. 'We identified the issue quickly and resolved it.;
Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher says the Stone network was uncovered with the help of information unearthed by the Robert Mueller investigation
Nguyen Quoc Duc Vuong's arrest follows the detention of a number of high-profile journalists and activists in recent months ahead of the regime's 5-yearly party congress, slated for next January
(UPDATED) 'This isn't over. We will continue to expand the boycott until Facebook takes our demands seriously,' says Jessica Gonzalez of the activist group Free Press, one of the Stop Hate for Profit coalition members
'With the stakes so high, and the punishments so severe, it is great news to see big tech companies like WhatsApp pushing back in favor of democracy and freedom of expression,' says digital rights group ProPrivacy
The hearing takes place on July 27, US time, amid calls by some activists and politicians to break up the Silicon Valley giants
Facebook's Lasso will be closing on July 10. Will Instagram Reels replace it in the bid to dethrone TikTok?
The groups behind the #StopHateForProfit campaign insist that the Facebook CEO be at the meeting, according to Reuters
'We are committed to having a positive impact on children and the world they will inherit,' says Julia Goldin, chief marketing officer at Lego
Nick Clegg, Facebook VP of global affairs and communications, says the platform doesn't profit from hate in his response to the boycott
The ad boycott against Facebook may not be immediately effective, but it can be a stepping stone to a larger movement towards exacting accountability. Facebook's actions this July will show if they've gotten the point.
The German brands join the call to keep the pressure on Facebook to do more on combatting hate, and dangerous false information
The moves come as Facebook faces an advertiser boycott that has morphed into a global digital activist campaign aimed at curbing hateful and toxic content
The campaign calls on advertisers to pull out from Facebook for turning a blind eye to hate speech, and failing to take down posts that incite violence
The boycott is a permanent mark on Facebook's record but its real effects remain to be seen
The report says Microsoft's ban stems from concerns about their ads appearing next to inappropriate content
'The existence of content that includes hate speech, violence and racial injustice on social platforms needs to be eradicated,' says Ford
'We believe in bringing communities together, both in person and online, and we stand against hate speech,' Starbucks' short post on its website reads
(UPDATED) Here's a list of some of the major advertisers which have paused spending on ads on Facebook or other social media platforms
Unilever, whose brands also include Dove soap, Magnum ice cream, Lipton tea, and Knorr, is a major advertiser on social media in the United States
(UPDATED) CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will also add tags to posts which are 'newsworthy' but violate platform rules – following the lead of Twitter, which used such labels on tweets from President Donald Trump
Facebook is under increasing pressure for its hands-off approach to misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly by US President Donald Trump
'We are not the arbiters of truth, but the truth is some people are suffering from the proliferation of violent content and companies must take a clear stand,' Viber CEO Djamel Agaoua says
Facebook will warn users when they share stories that are more than 90 days old
I’ve been debating the merits of leaving Facebook as a thought exercise, and I understand it’s so very hard to do
'As of July 1st we will pause all paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram in the United States,' Ben & Jerry's says on June 23
Facebook is ordered to stop merging data collected through Whatsapp and Instagram or other websites unless users explicitly agree, in a legal victory for competition authorities
New research by eMarketer indicates Google will still be the leading digital advertising but with a smaller share as the market evolves into a 'triopoly' with Facebook and Amazon
The #StopHateForProfit appeal is supported by the Anti-Defamation League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, ColorOfChange, FreePress, and the activist group Sleeping Giants
The company says the campaign messages with an inverted red triangle, used in Nazi camps, violated a policy against 'organized hate' and were taken down
'Today, we ask all companies in solidarity with the American values of freedom, equality and justice not to advertise Facebook services in July,' says a statement on the Anti-Defamation League website
There’s actually a neat tool that’s now available for everyone to make the process faster and easier
Users will have the option to turn off all paid political ads in the US and in 'countries where we have enforcement on ads about social issues, elections and politics,' says Facebook
Four Republican senators introduce a bill that would revise 'Section 230' legal protection mechanism that shields online services from liabilities arising from content posted by users
Facebook's move comes under growing pressure over its hands-off approach to misinformation and inflammatory posts and following criticism it turned a blind eye to foreign interference in the 2016 presidential poll
'If there were no news content available on Facebook in Australia, we are confident the impact on Facebook’s community metrics and revenues in Australia would not be significant,' the company says
Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro invites Facebook representatives to a meeting 'to seek information regarding the numerous reports of impostor Facebook accounts'
Kung may kalokohang gagawin o ipo-post ang kapangalan mo, mabuting active ang iyong tunay na account. Madaling maipapakita sa sinumang praning na awtoridad na may bukod-tangi at pumipintig kang account. Buhay na buhay.
Facebook’s new Manage Activity tool can help you easily filter, delete, or archive multiple posts at a time.
'At this time, we have not seen evidence of the reported accounts engaging in coordinated or malicious activity focused on creating fake accounts,' says Facebook
Police chief General Archie Gamboa says that he has ordered the PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group to investigate the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts
The DOJ promises it will not misuse user data that will be submitted to them in the course of an investigation
Some netizens wonder whether the Philippine Army's recruitment of information technology practitioners may have had something to do with the proliferation of fake accounts on Facebook
'Of course, the cooperation of Facebook is needed,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
As users share that they were blocked, Makati City 2nd District Representative Luis Campos says his social media page managers are 'just being careful' since there are 'many trolls'
One-time passwords are single-use passwords sent by an online platform to a user's email address or mobile number for added security
'We must not allow social media to be used as a platform for identity theft, intimidation, or worse, a tool to plant bogus evidence,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan