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Facebook removes 3.2bn fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts

Facebook removes 3.2bn fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts

According to latest content moderation report.
Nov 14 2019 6:45AM
Facebook unites payment service across apps with Facebook Pay

Facebook unites payment service across apps with Facebook Pay

Allows users to send money or make a payments with with PIN or biometrics.
Nov 13 2019 1:02PM
Dutch court orders Facebook to pull financial fraud adverts

Dutch court orders Facebook to pull financial fraud adverts

Faces €1.1 million fine.
Nov 12 2019 1:37PM
NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

Mike Baird applauds as Andrew Forrest takes Facebook to task in searing letter.
Nov 12 2019 7:00AM
Facebook bars content claiming to name Trump impeachment whistleblower

Facebook bars content claiming to name Trump impeachment whistleblower

After Breitbart News article said it identified anonymous source.
Nov 11 2019 6:30AM
Labor leadership devoid of tech talent: ALP autopsy

Labor leadership devoid of tech talent: ALP autopsy

Bemoans “lack of digital literacy within Labor’s senior ranks.”
Nov 8 2019 1:26PM
WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, courting e-commerce

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, courting e-commerce

Building out e-commerce tools as it moves slowly toward monetising the app.
Nov 8 2019 1:09PM
Facebook says doctored UK election clip wouldn't break its ad rules

Facebook says doctored UK election clip wouldn't break its ad rules

"Ads from political parties and political candidates are not subject to our fact-checking rules."
Nov 8 2019 1:09PM
Facebook executives planned 'switcharoo' on data policy change - court filings

Facebook executives planned 'switcharoo' on data policy change - court filings

Began cutting off access to user data for app developers from 2012 to squash rivals.
Nov 7 2019 1:05PM
California investigating Facebook, demands subpoenaed documents

California investigating Facebook, demands subpoenaed documents

Court demands response to subpoena over user data disclosures to Cambridge Analytica.
Nov 7 2019 6:40AM
Australia to press Facebook for details on Libra cryptocurrency - newspaper

Australia to press Facebook for details on Libra cryptocurrency - newspaper

Company fails to allay the watchdogs' concerns.
Nov 6 2019 1:23PM
Facebook will widen access to encryption feature, test safety measures

Facebook will widen access to encryption feature, test safety measures

Moves ahead with controversial security plan regulators and government warn aids criminals.
Nov 6 2019 1:23PM
Activist Sharpton takes Facebook ad concerns to Zuckerberg's home

Activist Sharpton takes Facebook ad concerns to Zuckerberg's home

"No-holds-barred meeting" with Zuckerberg over decision not to fact-check.
Nov 6 2019 6:58AM
Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Against older and female users.
Nov 4 2019 6:32AM
WhatsApp hacked to spy on top govt officials at US allies - sources

WhatsApp hacked to spy on top govt officials at US allies - sources

Journalists, human rights activists also targeted.
Nov 1 2019 6:40AM
Twitter dumps paid political advertising

Twitter dumps paid political advertising

@jack takes opposite stance to Zuck.
Oct 31 2019 11:35AM
Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Mere £500,000 pound penalty for breaches of data protection law.
Oct 31 2019 6:36AM
Facebook pulls large Russian disinformation campaigns aimed at Africa

Facebook pulls large Russian disinformation campaigns aimed at Africa

Connected to IRA's Prigozhin.
Oct 31 2019 6:32AM
Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

Alleging it hacked WhatsApp users earlier this year.
Oct 30 2019 7:07AM
Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in US Congress on cryptocurrency, privacy

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in US Congress on cryptocurrency, privacy

Concedes planned Libra currency a "risky project".
Oct 24 2019 1:03PM

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