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Apple bans Facebook app that paid teens for data

Facebook faces fresh controversy after media reports that it paid teens to install an app that harvested their most private data.

published on : 31st January 2019

Facebook bolts higher, Wall Street surges

The Dow surged above 25,000 in a broad rally Wednesday before big momentum stocks Facebook, Tesla and Microsoft reported their results.

published on : 31st January 2019

Facebook testing new label to identify common things between you & random people

Facebook is now testing a new label called ‘things in common’, which, as the name suggests, will show you what you share with random people on the social platform.

published on : 26th August 2018

Facebook announces its 3-pronged strategy to counter fake news

Social media giant Facebook has announced its three-pronged strategy to combat fake news. The strategy to counter fake news involves removing accounts and content that violate its policies.

published on : 25th May 2018

Facebook delivers big earnings despite data breach scandal

Facebook produced another stellar earnings report in the first quarter on Wednesday, despite facing its biggest challenge ever from a major data breach scandal.

published on : 26th April 2018

Mark Zuckerberg unscathed but pressure on Facebook grows

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg emerged from 10 hours of questions over two days from nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers largely unscathed.

published on : 12th April 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rebuffs calls for more data controls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's House testimony saw lawmakers make a harder push on doing more to protect and give consumers more control of personal data. 

published on : 12th April 2018

Will ensure fair elections take place in India: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at US senate hearing

Testifying before US senators in the wake of Facebook's data breach scandal and foreign interference in election, Zuckerberg has told them that his company will do everything to ensure fair elections.

published on : 11th April 2018

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress: 'My mistake, I'm sorry'

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he accepts responsibility for the social network's failure to protect private data and prevent manipulation of the platform. 

published on : 10th April 2018

Data on 87 million Facebook users shared with analytics firm Cambridge Analytica

It was also reported that Facebook was making changes to protect the user's personal information.

published on : 5th April 2018

Facebook saves extensive call and text data, users find after deleting their accouts

Facebook makes it difficult for users to delete their accounts, instead of pushing them towards “deactivation” of their account, which eventually leaves all personal data on the company’s servers.

published on : 26th March 2018

Does Facebook possess data from deleted user accounts?

The recent concerns over Cambridge Analytica gaining access to private information of scores of Facebook users have lead to many individuals choosing to delete their accounts on Facebook.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises changes after data scandal

Zuckerberg broke his silence on Wednesday, acknowledging his company made mistakes in handling data belonging to 50 million of its users and promising tougher step.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Facebook to ban ads promoting Cryptocurrency

The move comes in an effort to prevent people from advertising “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.”

published on : 1st February 2018

Facebook apologises for being inconsistent in removing offensive posts

The apology comes after an investigation found that moderators failed to make the right decision almost half the time when deeply offensive posts were reported.

published on : 31st December 2017
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