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Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet

The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake o...

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet

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Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up. &#...
17:42 2019-06-12

Instagram Not To Take Down Deepfake Video Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions ...
07:14 2019-06-13

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
14:56 2019-05-21

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future̶...
16:28 2019-06-12

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. ...
01:00 2019-05-25

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top...
18:56 2019-06-04

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incohe...
09:00 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide -EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top...
15:42 2019-06-04

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incohe...
06:28 2019-05-30

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
15:14 2019-06-07

Failure to remove altered video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling -Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incohe...
01:42 2019-05-30

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interferenc...
12:00 2019-05-30

Failure to remove altered video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incohe...
00:42 2019-05-30

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMa...
20:28 2019-05-30

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved. &...
14:14 2019-05-22

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key component...
10:56 2019-06-07

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagra...
19:28 2019-06-07

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipp...
22:42 2019-06-02

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.    &#...
18:42 2019-06-07

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or...
18:42 2019-06-07

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group ...
20:28 2019-05-25

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone...
00:28 2019-06-12

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently fac...
01:42 2019-06-13

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or un...
01:42 2019-06-13

Samsung perfected its own deepfake AI, and it’s equal parts amazing and terrifying Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That&rsquo...
18:00 2019-05-24

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the ...
08:14 2019-06-15

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology cou...
07:28 2019-06-14

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. ...
15:00 2019-05-24

'Deepfake' videos can be generated with a single photo, research paper says A paper written by researchers at Samsung's artificial intelligence center show how 'deepfake' footage can be created with just a sing...
02:14 2019-05-25

Meet the Deepfake Zuck, Same as the Flesh Zuck Mark Zuckerberg may be famed for looking and acting like a (slightly damp) synthetic being trying to infiltrate human society, but a team of artists ...
04:28 2019-06-12

A’s Piscotty undergoes surgery to remove melanoma from ear OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty will be out until at least next week after undergoing surgery to remove a melano...
06:00 2019-06-15

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Wednesday it is taking further steps to remove hate speech and prohibit videos that justify discrimination, promote se...
19:14 2019-06-05

How To Remove Garlic Smell From Utensils And Your Hands After Cooking The smell of garlic may end up sticking to everything it touched, including the chopping board, your hands, the knife, as well as any other utensils ...
16:42 2019-05-30

Dhoni Not To Remove Insignia From Gloves, Have Sought ICC Approval: CoA MS Dhoni was sporting wicket-keeping gloves with what looked like a military insignia during the World Cup 2019 league match with South Africa on Jun...
11:42 2019-06-07

We Must Remove Mark Jackson From NBA Broadcasts Post-Haste There is the constant travel and the dreary tape-eating research and the broader long-season ennui and the oppressive non-negotiable formalwear, and ...
22:56 2019-06-13

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about...
14:33 2019-05-21

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics     ...
21:00 2019-05-22

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ...
21:42 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it...
21:00 2019-06-05

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic met...
18:14 2019-06-13

Phillies remove Odubel Herrera stadium banners after arrest The Philadelphia Phillies have begun to remove banners at Citizens Bank Park that feature Odubel Herrera after the outfielder's arrest on a domestic ...
20:14 2019-06-07

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformat...
19:00 2019-06-05

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's n...
19:00 2019-06-12

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeated...
13:00 2019-06-05

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took...
21:28 2019-06-08

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as tr...
06:42 2019-06-13

India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. Presi...
13:14 2019-06-01

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and ...
23:56 2019-06-11

Surgeons Opened Her Skull To Remove Tumor. Instead, They Found A Tapeworm Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumor, and her scans suggest...
11:56 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. Presi...
20:00 2019-06-01

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all...
01:42 2019-06-13

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all...
19:28 2019-06-12

India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia • Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has a...
17:42 2019-06-07

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Ders...
20:00 2019-06-01

Rajasthan Congress Dissent Goes Public With "Remove Ashok Gehlot" Call Rajasthan Congress lawmaker has gone public with his call for a leadership change and the removal of Ashok Gehlot as Chief Minister, adding to the ve...
16:56 2019-06-05

McCabe says he 'made the decision' to remove Strzok from Mueller team: transcript Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe claimed he “made the decision” to remove Peter Strzok from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team in the summ...
17:56 2019-05-21

'We Want YouTube to Remove Crowder': Googlers Gear Up to Protest at Pride Events YouTube dug a great big hole for itself earlier this week when its PR bungled its response to the ongoing harassment of a journalist by a far-right p...
06:14 2019-06-08

Indian authorities begin mission to remove bodies of missing climbers from mountainside Indian authorities began a helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the ...
06:56 2019-06-05

Parlee Beach water-monitoring changes remove automatic ‘no swimming’ advisories after rainfall Dr. Jennifer Russell says there's no direct correlation between rainfall and higher bacteria levels and that Parlee Beach Provincial Park has "very, ...
14:28 2019-06-14

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ called super from jail to remove crime scene stickers The Ivy League grad on trial for shooting dead his father, allegedly in a dispute over his weekly allowance being cut, called his super from jail to ...
02:28 2019-06-05

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a lette...
19:28 2019-05-23

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one ...
19:00 2019-06-15

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, acc...
15:14 2019-06-05

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from...
19:14 2019-05-22

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world...
10:56 2019-06-06

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences....
21:56 2019-05-24

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a h...
05:28 2019-06-05

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. So you, lik...
05:56 2019-06-15

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not fol...
05:28 2019-06-05

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram b...
02:28 2019-06-13

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStat...
08:42 2019-06-14

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
15:56 2019-05-21

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to you...
22:56 2019-06-09

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like ...
17:00 2019-05-29

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since af...
16:00 2019-06-15

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo...
00:28 2019-06-14

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker....
10:14 2019-06-05

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social m...
00:00 2019-06-15

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In...
04:42 2019-06-07

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a ...
20:00 2019-06-12

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" informatio...
14:56 2019-05-21

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.    &...
05:28 2019-06-14

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or sha...
02:14 2019-06-06

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of ...
18:56 2019-06-07

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fern...
20:28 2019-06-13

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ...
22:28 2019-06-11

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap...
17:56 2019-05-31

Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they wan...
01:00 2019-06-07

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find your...
15:14 2019-06-07

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. Thes...
18:56 2019-06-11

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves peopl...
01:28 2019-06-16

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Th...
05:14 2019-06-14

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a...
23:28 2019-05-23

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab tha...
03:42 2019-06-06

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and ...
22:14 2019-06-06

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not. ...
13:01 2019-06-08

Instagram influencer: I was groped, nearly kidnapped in Dominican Republic An Instagram influencer known for traveling around the world with her husband said she was nearly abducted and sexually assaulted during their trip t...
16:00 2019-06-12

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means tha...
21:42 2019-06-06

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups...
02:28 2019-06-13

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the ...
06:14 2019-06-08

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.   ...
02:28 2019-06-06

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the M...
18:28 2019-06-12

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot. ...
06:14 2019-05-29

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an In...
23:14 2019-06-10

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There...
19:28 2019-06-11

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hat...
01:14 2019-06-11

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.  ...
01:42 2019-06-14

Netflix Tests Instagram-Like 'Extras' Scrollable Feed on Android, iOS Netflix is testing a new "Extras" tab in its mobile app on Android and iOS, which features an Instagram-like scrollable feed of its original series a...
09:28 2019-06-06

Peek-a-boob bikini trend makes a splash on Instagram FASHION Nova have released a peek-a-boob bikini that's taken Instagram by storm. Demi Rose Mawby and Suelyn Medeiros are among those to try the trend...
14:42 2019-05-21

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hila...
13:28 2019-06-06

Netflix is testing a new ‘Extras’ discovery feed that apes Instagram In an effort to keep up with the kids, Netflix is currently testing a new 'Extras' feed in its app that offers Instagram-style content, the...
07:42 2019-06-06

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database conta...
00:56 2019-05-22

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that ...
21:42 2019-06-05

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does i...
10:00 2019-05-22

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st...
17:28 2019-05-21

Student at elite school smeared as racist over Instagram post: suit A Manhattan couple is suing the elite Spence School, saying the Upper East Side all-girls academy bought into a “Mean Girls”-like scheme ...
03:00 2019-05-31

From his room with a view, UN chief takes to Instagram with an eye on hope and a brighter future United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has long highlighted the importance of young people in addressing the challenges confronting the wo...
18:56 2019-05-21

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- ...
09:56 2019-06-11

Irina Shayk's Sexy, Post-Split Instagram Is Instantly Iconic Bradley who? Just days after Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk's called it quits, the Russian model took to Instagram yesterday to share a sexy shot of...
19:28 2019-06-11

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company&...
16:00 2019-05-21

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who acc...
16:42 2019-06-03

Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Take Their Relationship To New Level: They're Instagram Official Jenna Dewan has found zen in boyfriend Steve Kazee. And now, she's sharing her happiness with the world. Earlier today, the actress took to Instagr...
21:56 2019-06-05

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the ...
10:42 2019-05-27

Snooping Through the Instagram of Beyoncé's Latest Enemy, NBA Wife Nicole Curran After an unknown woman with a Chanel lambskin crossbody and knockoffs of those Balenciaga thigh-highs leaned across Beyoncé last night, I immediately...
22:14 2019-06-06

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Midd...
01:42 2019-06-02

Darius Slay says on Instagram Live that he will not attend Detroit Lions minicamp Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay indicated Monday on Instagram Live that he will not be attending the Detroit Lions' minicamp this week.  &...
03:14 2019-06-04

Joe Jonas Plays Perfect Instagram Husband for Sophie Turner on the Red Carpet Chasing happiness...and the perfect red carpet photo. On Monday night, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner seemingly found both at the Los Angeles premiere...
16:28 2019-06-04

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfr...
01:42 2019-06-14

Ocasio-Cortez shares panicked reaction to DC tornado warning on Instagram Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. T...
07:56 2019-05-24

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.     ...
16:14 2019-05-21

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner...
01:28 2019-05-29

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last mon...
19:42 2019-06-06

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence ...
21:56 2019-05-29

Nick Foles' wife, Tori, announces on Instagram that she had a miscarriage On Tuesday, the Jaguars said Nick Foles would be skipping OTAs for "a personal reason." On Wednesday, we learned the sad reason for Foles' abse...
04:56 2019-05-30

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “O...
18:28 2019-06-06

Lady Gaga's Ex Christian Carino Just Liked Irina Shayk's Sexy Instagram Photo Well, well, well. Look what we have here! Earlier this week, Irina Shayk took to social media and turned up the heat in a sexy post-split Instagram ...
20:56 2019-06-11

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web ...
20:00 2019-05-21

Jussie Smollett shares first Instagram post since alleged attack during Pride month Jussie Smollett returned to Instagram for the first time since January, when he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime that police called a "hoax." ...
09:14 2019-06-11

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO dram...
05:14 2019-06-12

Drake takes Warriors trolling to Instagram with ‘Stephen Curry hair lint’ Did you think Drake would leave the trolling at courtside? After the Raptors’ 118-109 win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the ra...
15:14 2019-05-31

DeAndre Hopkins’ Instagram flooded with model Kardelen Toprak’s pictures after hack DeAndre Hopkins is the latest victim of an Instagram hack, as the Texans receiver’s feed was filled with photos of a model on Wednesday. Now un...
19:14 2019-06-05

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon disp...
21:56 2019-05-24

Instagram models swimming with sharks: Bikini babes pose in JAW-DROPPING pics TWO photographers take stunning snaps of models and sharks. The travel bloggers have attracted 300,000 followers on their France and Jesse Instagram ...
14:42 2019-05-25

Halle Berry posts bubble bath picture on Instagram, reviews book on US border Halle Berry took to Instagram Sunday to post a positive review of Francisco Cantú’s book, “The Line Becomes a River,” in a steamy bathtub picture aft...
13:00 2019-06-03

Lady Gaga’s ex Christian Carino 'likes' Irina Shayk’s sexy Instagram picture Days after her split from Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk shared a sexy swimsuit snap on Instagram -- and it appears Lady Gaga's ex-fiancé has taken noti...
22:28 2019-06-11

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to ...
04:14 2019-05-22

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an a...
18:01 2019-05-21

Britney Spears masters new yoga pose, dances with stuffed python in latest Instagram posts Britney Spears showed off her flexibility and danced with a stuffed python in work out inspired posts shared with her nearly 22 million Instagram fol...
12:14 2019-06-04

An unbeaten boxer represented by Mark Wahlberg has issued an Instagram warning to Conor McGregor: 'Don't call out my manager' Instagram / Regis Prograis Conor McGregor has been warned by the unbeaten boxer Regis Prograis to quit threatening his manager Mark Wahlberg. McGreg...
02:28 2019-06-16

'Game of Thrones's' John Bradley West shared his first rehearsal schedule on Instagram to commemorate the series' last episode Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images John Bradley West, who plays Samwell Tarly on HBO's "Game of Thrones," marked the end of the series Sunday by postin...
15:42 2019-05-21

'We stand with you': Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry celebrate Pride Month with Instagram post Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared a message on their Instagram Saturday celebrating the start of June, which is LGBT Pride Month.   &...
21:00 2019-06-01

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
04:56 2019-06-12

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
16:28 2019-06-12

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
23:56 2019-06-12

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
14:56 2019-06-12

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
18:00 2019-06-12

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
21:14 2019-05-21

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
00:56 2019-06-14

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
01:28 2019-06-08

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's imp...
08:14 2019-06-01

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who mig...
17:42 2019-06-13

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
03:00 2019-06-12

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
20:14 2019-05-31

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It...
19:14 2019-05-21

He got the 15k Facebook likes, but breaks vow to surrender TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded posit...
17:14 2019-05-24

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
05:00 2019-06-08

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and w...
02:00 2019-06-04

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
01:42 2019-06-13

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its...
14:28 2019-05-28

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
05:28 2019-06-14

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
21:42 2019-06-03

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
20:56 2019-06-03

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, th...
20:00 2019-06-11

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
09:28 2019-05-29

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
16:28 2019-06-02

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
22:56 2019-06-11

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
02:56 2019-06-06

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs...
22:42 2019-06-12

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
20:28 2019-06-07

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
05:00 2019-06-08

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/V...
09:14 2019-06-11

Facebook's Avatars are a belated answer to Bitmoji Facebook is hoping to shake up its emoji with something that will seem remarkably familiar. The company has introduced its long-expected Avatars, or...
19:00 2019-06-03

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these chall...
13:28 2019-06-04

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
19:28 2019-06-08

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
20:14 2019-06-11

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
00:28 2019-06-12

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
10:00 2019-06-07

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be mak...
12:42 2019-06-11

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
19:14 2019-06-05

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge...
11:14 2019-06-01

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that larg...
17:42 2019-06-07

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
18:28 2019-06-07

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
19:14 2019-06-03

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador releases New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed...
23:28 2019-06-11

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program call...
11:14 2019-06-13

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of e...
12:28 2019-05-23

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
06:56 2019-05-23

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
03:00 2019-05-23

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
20:14 2019-05-28

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
20:28 2019-05-28

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
21:28 2019-05-28

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
07:56 2019-05-22

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
00:56 2019-05-22

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" bas...
23:42 2019-05-28

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
09:14 2019-06-11

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
15:56 2019-05-23

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in ...
16:00 2019-05-23

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
17:28 2019-05-23

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? ...
04:28 2019-05-25

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
09:00 2019-06-13

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
09:00 2019-06-13

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
04:00 2019-05-24

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
16:42 2019-05-26

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
01:42 2019-06-14

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
22:28 2019-05-24

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
19:42 2019-05-23

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company announced today. In addition to that, Facebook said it di...
18:28 2019-05-23

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
05:42 2019-05-24

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options ...
17:14 2019-05-29

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time,...
21:28 2019-05-29

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
00:56 2019-05-31

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
04:14 2019-05-31

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data pra...
07:42 2019-06-12

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media...
03:56 2019-05-30

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activ...
06:14 2019-05-24

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has...
10:56 2019-05-30

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona ...
15:00 2019-05-21

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
18:28 2019-06-12

No sign of fugitive who sought Facebook likes to surrender Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poste...
16:56 2019-05-24

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly...
22:28 2019-05-23

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its n...
04:56 2019-06-14

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compa...
20:14 2019-05-23

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited ...
14:56 2019-06-07

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three year...
14:56 2019-05-21

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest o...
21:00 2019-05-24

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
14:00 2019-06-14

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is the focus of latest doctored video NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine, three weeks after Facebook declined to remove a doctored video of House Speak...
22:00 2019-06-12

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepe...
20:42 2019-06-13

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, al...
10:42 2019-05-24

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptoc...
13:42 2019-05-24

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
13:42 2019-05-24

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s no...
08:56 2019-06-05

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re...
01:28 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep ...
08:00 2019-06-07

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
15:00 2019-05-21

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation h...
17:14 2019-05-21

Make Microsoft President Facebook's New CEO, Former Security Chief Says Facebook must hire Microsoft President Brad Smith as its new CEO as it is right time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, a former Facebook security chi...
12:28 2019-05-22

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That sai...
11:00 2019-06-06

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech...
06:56 2019-05-22

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
18:28 2019-06-07

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight a...
17:28 2019-05-21

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.R...
18:42 2019-06-07

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys...
21:28 2019-06-14

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedl...
11:00 2019-06-14

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
10:00 2019-06-14

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that th...
02:14 2019-05-22

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
01:28 2019-06-07

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming After New Zealand Shooting When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of viole...
15:14 2019-05-21

CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its...
14:56 2019-05-23

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant t...
21:28 2019-06-14

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If Enough People ‘Like’ His Wanted Poster On Facebook HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a...
13:28 2019-05-23

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which...
16:42 2019-05-21

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in...
16:42 2019-05-21

Facebook's 20% Stock Implosion Signaled By Insider Selling, But Is It A Buy Now? After Facebook’s stock sank 20% after an earnings miss this past week that caused tremors on Wall Street, does the collapse - for the biggest one-day...
20:28 2019-05-21

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapch...
19:28 2019-06-08

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company...
07:42 2019-06-12

The Guardian view on Facebook: power without responsibility | Editorial Social media cannot ensure they only publish truths. But what about deliberate falsehoods designed to damage?Are social media companies responsible f...
15:56 2019-05-29

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, ...
05:42 2019-05-29

Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Fa...
13:56 2019-06-03

I quit Facebook — but it's getting harder to resist the pull back in I quit social media a few years ago to make my life better and easier, which it has. But Facebook has also completely reshaped community organization...
23:28 2019-05-28

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them t...
22:56 2019-05-28

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the servic...
00:14 2019-06-13

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced ...
21:56 2019-05-28

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
00:28 2019-06-13

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advert...
20:14 2019-05-28

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and t...
17:56 2019-06-11

Pelosi slams Facebook for not removing altered video SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network i...
01:14 2019-05-30

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears t...
02:56 2019-05-30

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to oth...
16:42 2019-06-12

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of n...
17:56 2019-05-31

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering centre Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to ...
11:28 2019-06-12

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get th...
04:14 2019-06-12

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to ...
13:28 2019-06-12

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduc...
02:14 2019-06-12

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw ...
20:56 2019-05-30

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.   ...
16:42 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
16:14 2019-06-12

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that ...
12:56 2019-05-30

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill ...
06:28 2019-06-12

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called...
15:00 2019-06-11

New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, t...
14:00 2019-06-11

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the...
08:28 2019-06-11

Facebook launches PyTorch Hub for reproducing AI model results Facebook launched PyTorch Hub today for AI research reproducibility. PyTorch Hub publishes pretrained models by adding a file to a GitHub repository....
02:14 2019-06-11

Facebook Keeps 3-Yearly 'Say on Pay' Vote, Amid Outside Investor Doubts Facebook investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareh...
12:56 2019-06-04

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Sp...
04:42 2019-05-26

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first q...
22:28 2019-05-25

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota business two months ago...
20:14 2019-06-10

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman...
23:28 2019-06-04

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
22:14 2019-05-27

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accoun...
03:00 2019-05-25

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook ...
17:14 2019-06-10

At Collision conference, Facebook and the rest of tech gets taken to task once again Facebook gets more heat as conference speakers take it to task for its vast influence and inability to address such persistent problems as fake users...
02:14 2019-05-25

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
06:56 2019-06-13

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of person...
00:14 2019-05-25

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was e...
07:00 2019-05-28

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
02:00 2019-06-04

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliame...
00:00 2019-05-28

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside sh...
03:56 2019-06-04

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw w...
10:56 2019-05-28

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read M...
19:42 2019-05-27

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
16:56 2019-05-28

Facebook Is Betting People Are Still Hungry For Another Heaping Ladle of Portal Facebook isn’t done with its spiffy new Portal video phones. You know, the ones which got largely favorable reviews, but are virtually impossible to ...
18:28 2019-06-11

How 'Sign in With Apple' Improves on Google, Facebook, and Twitter's Options Amongst the reveals we saw at WWDC 2019 was a new technology for apps and the web: “Sign in with Apple.” It’s supposedly a more private way to sign i...
18:28 2019-06-11

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in...
03:28 2019-06-13

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data' Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one ...
14:28 2019-06-12

Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan. After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the ...
00:00 2019-06-08

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a...
14:28 2019-06-15

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
20:14 2019-06-10

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that ...
22:14 2019-06-14

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
07:14 2019-06-13

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with internatio...
18:28 2019-06-12

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it...
18:28 2019-06-14

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from a...
23:14 2019-06-12

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc found...
04:42 2019-06-08

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
21:14 2019-05-31

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’...
04:56 2019-05-31

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use...
21:14 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
05:42 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
02:00 2019-05-28

Facebook protesters share their dislike of company at shareholder meeting Eight proposals up for vote were defeated, including plans for an independent board chair and to reform the company’s share structureA specter is hau...
22:42 2019-05-30

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the late...
17:01 2019-05-24

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be...
11:14 2019-06-04

Nancy Pelosi calls Facebook 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pe...
15:14 2019-05-30

Facebook to Help Tame Internet Ahead of Canada's Election: Official Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top...
14:00 2019-05-28

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO,...
22:42 2019-05-21

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I th...
09:14 2019-05-30

Facebook acknowledges Pelosi video is faked but declines to delete it Despite determinations that a Nancy Pelosi video circulating widely on social media is a fake, Facebook has determined not to remove it, saying its p...
23:42 2019-05-24

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on t...
20:42 2019-05-21

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself ...
15:42 2019-05-23

Nasdaq confirms correction as Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon drag The Nasdaq tumbled 1.6% on Monday, confirming a correction as it was dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the...
23:42 2019-06-03

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
23:00 2019-06-03

Palmer Luckey: I left Facebook enraged, but Zuckerberg is VR’s top backer Oculus's founder says he had hate and rage in his heart after leaving Facebook, yet continues to back the company because of its strong support for V...
03:42 2019-05-24

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
02:14 2019-06-01

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
10:14 2019-06-01

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case broug...
23:28 2019-06-01

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Repor...
03:14 2019-05-24

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-m...
19:28 2019-05-30

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct ...
02:00 2019-06-03

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to th...
02:14 2019-06-03

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
05:14 2019-06-03

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
19:28 2019-05-31

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said i...
13:56 2019-05-24

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attrib...
19:42 2019-05-23

Naked protesters condemn nipple censorship at Facebook headquarters Demonstrators cover bodies with stickers to ensure nipples on display are ‘male’, in line with Facebook policySome were hairy. Some were pointy. Some...
22:00 2019-06-03

The Latest: Police defend Facebook likes deal with fugitive TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Facebook fugitive (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Torrington police are defending the agreement they struck w...
00:14 2019-05-25

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation ...
23:00 2019-05-29

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
20:14 2019-05-28

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allo...
19:14 2019-06-05

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group ...
22:14 2019-05-27

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts ca...
06:00 2019-05-29

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of ...
09:42 2019-05-29

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data ...
21:00 2019-06-06

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears. Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won...
15:14 2019-05-21

Naked protestors redress Facebook’s prude nudity policy Yesterday, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) announced that Facebook will reconsider its nudity guidelines, which currently bans photo...
15:56 2019-06-06

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
00:28 2019-06-03

Facebook enhances Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read M...
23:00 2019-06-06

Forget Mueller: Our pants are still down on election security, and Facebook can't save us Blaming Facebook, focusing on the Mueller-Barr feud, impeachment talk and debating obstruction of justice and impeachment mean we're still not t...
20:28 2019-05-29

Facebook makes reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone Facebook wants to make reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone. In fact, that's all you'll have to do. Thanks to a new feature, when y...
23:42 2019-05-28

Facebook launches new Avatar feature for News Feed and Messenger Facebook is desperately trying to keep up with the competition by launching alternatives to some of the nifty features that other social network gian...
07:56 2019-06-04

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data ...
19:42 2019-06-06

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin...
07:14 2019-06-05

Man played a secretly recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges after authorities say he posted a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.     ...
01:00 2019-06-07

Facebook’s rewarded video and playable ads are taking off for game publishers Facebook said that game publishers and developers are increasingly monetizing their mobile games with Facebook Audience Network, which grew 50% last ...
22:14 2019-05-29

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on ...
09:28 2019-06-05

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating poli...
21:42 2019-05-28

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to st...
19:56 2019-05-31

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected...
20:14 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
20:14 2019-05-31

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
03:00 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
22:00 2019-05-28

Stocks to Watch: Fiat Chrysler, Boeing, Total System, Facebook Fiat Chrysler, Boeing, Total System Services, Facebook, Anaplan, Centene and Novartis are some of the companies with shares expected to trade activel...
18:14 2019-05-28

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday,...
13:56 2019-05-30

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’...
18:14 2019-06-12

Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test Last month Facebook declined to remove a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi even after it was viewed millions of timesA doctored video of Mark Zuckerb...
05:56 2019-06-12

Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Brandy Zadrozny, NBC News Don't...
18:42 2019-05-25

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTu...
02:42 2019-05-27

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies...
22:14 2019-05-24

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s hand...
18:14 2019-06-13

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that...
18:00 2019-06-15

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.  &#...
03:14 2019-05-27

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Faceboo...
18:28 2019-06-12

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—on...
05:14 2019-05-27

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthen...
00:56 2019-05-29

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the Unite...
11:56 2019-05-31

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from...
14:28 2019-05-23

Facebook Screws Up a Critical Piece of Its Anti-Revenge Porn Tech At the end of 2017, Facebook announced a pilot program that lets users send the company their intimate photos and videos that they don’t want to be s...
15:42 2019-05-31

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet,...
03:28 2019-05-30

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main n...
15:00 2019-05-21

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
12:28 2019-06-10

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Googl...
05:14 2019-06-05

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at t...
16:14 2019-05-21

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google an...
07:14 2019-06-05

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divi...
07:00 2019-06-08

Watch Sheryl Sandberg speak after Facebook earnings crush estimates Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, speaks to CNBC's Julia Boorstin on Wednesday after the social media giant's fourt...
15:42 2019-05-21

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world le...
14:39 2019-05-21

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobi...
18:00 2019-06-05

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Tru...
19:28 2019-06-05

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Re...
17:42 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to pe...
21:00 2019-06-05

WWE legend Marty Jannetty’s frightening Facebook rant: ‘Drinking and f–king’ WWE legend Marty Jannetty has claimed he bedded his sex addiction counselor and has been on a 60-day bender in an online “cry for help.” The 59-year-...
22:00 2019-06-07

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said...
05:56 2019-06-06

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positi...
18:42 2019-06-06

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that ...
21:42 2019-06-06

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner...
15:28 2019-06-07

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal wit...
02:28 2019-06-05

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-foun...
01:28 2019-06-05

Fugitive’s deal with Connecticut police pegs his surrender to Facebook likes Jose Simms said he would turn himself in if his wanted poster gets 15,000 likes, but an expert says the negotiation ‘turns this into a joke’A Connect...
02:14 2019-05-23

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department ...
21:56 2019-06-03

Apple introduces web login, stresses privacy in challenge to Google, Facebook Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
20:56 2019-06-03

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the...
20:28 2019-06-06

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe. ...
20:14 2019-05-23

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, ...
04:42 2019-06-11

Fintech start-ups are vying for partnership deals with the likes of Apple and Facebook At the Money20/20 Europe conference in Amsterdam Monday, fintech firms positioned themselves as attractive partners, and possible takeover targets, f...
16:42 2019-06-03

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was fo...
19:14 2019-05-22

Judge Denies Facebook's Bid to Dismiss Suit Over Cambridge Analytica Breach A US judge denied Facebook's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of ...
14:14 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
22:14 2019-06-03

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people,"...
20:56 2019-06-10