Keyword: Facebook

  • Facebook down on East Coast
    Facebook down on East Coast
    12/7

    Social media network Facebook was down on the East Coast in the United States on Friday, according to the Downdetecor.com website.

    "Facebook is having issues since 10:32 AM EST," the website stated. There is currently n...

  • Facebook sinks over 2% amid new data scandal
    Facebook sinks over 2% amid new data scandal
    12/6

    Shares of Facebook tumbled over 2% on Thursday following the release of documents implicating the company in a new scandal surrounding users' privacy. The documents released by British members of parliament suggest Chief Executive Of...

  • Sandberg's call for Soros research 'appropriate' - FB
    Sandberg's call for Soros research 'appropriate' - FB
    12/6

    Facebook Inc. sent a letter to Patrick Gaspard, president of the Open Society Foundations, George Soros's grant-making network, in which the company's board of directors claims the Sheryl Sandberg's decision to request resear...

  • Zuckerberg dismisses accusations FB sold users' data
    Zuckerberg dismisses accusations FB sold users' data
    12/5

    Facebook Inc. chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg stated on Wednesday that the social platform never sold its users' private data to third parties, denying earlier reports that Facebook executives, including himself, allowed thir...

  • EU wants big tech to help with fighting 'fake news'
    EU wants big tech to help with fighting 'fake news'
    12/5

    European Union officials said on Wednesday that big tech companies like Facebook Inc, Google LLC and Twitter Inc. will have to report every month on what they've done to remove the so-called fake news from their websites. The officia...

  • Facebook COO asked staff to investigate Soros - report
    Facebook COO asked staff to investigate Soros - report
    11/30

    Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg asked the company's staff to investigate George Soros in response to billionaire's remarks on the social media giant, the New York Times reports.

    Sandberg gave the as...

  • Facebook to exclude news posts from ad archive
    Facebook to exclude news posts from ad archive
    11/29

    American tech giant Facebook Inc. will exempt paid posts that promote news from its political ad archive, stated the company's official blog post released on Thursday. The social media network decided to stop archiving news-related a...

  • Facebook is making necessary changes - VP
    Facebook is making necessary changes - VP
    11/27

    Facebook Inc. vice president of policy solutions Richard Allan said on Tuesday the tech giant made all the changes lawmakers asked it to make, including changes in the application programming interface (API), ultimately causing some user...

  • WhatsApp's chief business officer resigns
    WhatsApp's chief business officer resigns
    11/27

    WhatsApp's chief business officer Neeraj Arora announced that he is leaving the company for which he worked since 2011.

    "I've been blessed to work with a small set of talented people and see how maniacal focus can cr...

  • UK seizes Facebook's internal documents
    UK seizes Facebook's internal documents
    11/25

    United Kingdom's parliament seized a number of Facebook Inc.'s internal documents in an effort to obtain more information on the company's data and privacy policies. In a move first made public by the Guardian, the parliament...

  • Facebook may be facing lawsuit in Hong Kong
    Facebook may be facing lawsuit in Hong Kong
    11/24

    Facebook Inc. might be facing a lawsuit in Hong Kong for failing to provide data on users accused of racism. Hong Kong's Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), a government body responsible for enforcing various anti-discrimination la...

  • Facebook's Allan to testify at panel from seven states
    Facebook's Allan to testify at panel from seven states
    11/23

    The vice president for public policy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) was offered by Facebook Inc., instead of chairman and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, to attend the meeting of 22 international parliamentarians about the...

  • FB challenges UK fine over Cambridge Analytica
    FB challenges UK fine over Cambridge Analytica
    11/21

    The largest social media operator in the United States filed an appeal against a £500,000 penalty ordered by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in Britain for unauthorized manipulation with user data. Facebook Inc. s...

  • FB's comm head takes blame for hiring Definers - report
    FB's comm head takes blame for hiring Definers - report
    11/21

    Facebook's Head of Communications and Public Policy Elliot Schrage admitted he asked Definers Public Affairs to go ahead with pushing negative stories about the social media giant's competitors, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday c...

  • Facebook, Instagram users report outages worldwide
    Facebook, Instagram users report outages worldwide
    11/20

    Facebook and Instagram users world wide were reporting platforms' outages on Tuesday, starting some time after 2:15 pm CET.

    According to numerous Facebook users, outage was recorded on the East Coast of the United States, mos...

  • Definers: Our work for FB was balanced, transparent
    Definers: Our work for FB was balanced, transparent
    11/16

    Definers Public Affairs, public relations firm ditched by Facebook Inc. after allegations it was spinning news to divert attention from the social media operator's political troubles, said on Friday that the work it does is "non...

  • Facebook dips over 3% at open on NYT allegations
    Facebook dips over 3% at open on NYT allegations
    11/16

    Shares of Facebook dipped over 3% on Friday shortly following the opening bell as the company was accused of ignoring the exploitation of users' personal data.

    Accord...

  • Ex hedge fund exec funded 'Freedom from Facebook' - report
    Ex hedge fund exec funded 'Freedom from Facebook' - report
    11/16

    David Magerman, former Renaissance Technology hedge fund executive, told Axios he is the original donor behind the "Freedom from Facebook" after Definers Public Affairs, a public relations company previously hired by Facebook I...

  • Zuckerberg: FB didn't hide info on Russia influence
    Zuckerberg: FB didn't hide info on Russia influence
    11/15

    After the social media operator announced it stopped using the services of controversial public relations company Definers Public Affairs, Facebook Inc.'s head Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that "a lot" of the criticism ...

  • FB board: We pushed CEO, COO to 'move faster' on Russia
    FB board: We pushed CEO, COO to 'move faster' on Russia
    11/15

    Facebook Inc. board said in a statement on Thursday it pressed chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg to "move faster" on their investigation of the alleged Moscow's ...