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Cambridge Analytica: US Regulators Approve $5bn Facebook Fine

US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media say. The...

Delete Your Facebook Account, Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak Warns Users

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that...

Facebook To Be Quizzed In Court On EU-US Data Transfers

Facebook's method of transferring data from the EU to the US for business purposes is to be challenged again in court. The Irish data protection...

Facebook, Instagram And Whatsapp Hit By Photo Glitch

Some Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users cannot upload photos, videos and files. A spokesman for Facebook, which owns all three apps, told BBC News: "We're...

Facebook To Name French Hate Speech Suspects

Facebook has agreed to give the names of French users who are suspected of using hate speech on its platform to the courts when...

Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Shareholders’ Revolt

An attempt to make Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg step down as the company's chairman has failed. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, shareholders...

Facebook Breakup Could Boost China Rivals, Says Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said Friday a breakup of big US technology would not address “underlying issues” facing the sector and suggested...

Facebook Deletes 265 Fake Accounts Targeting Nigeria, Linked To Israeli Firm

Facebook on Thursday said it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israel-based firm due to what...

5 Tech Giants Vow To Reduce Online Terror Content

Five global technology companies have pledged to limit terrorist material online. Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter and Microsoft will develop shared tools to detect and remove...

Facebook Curbs Live Streaming Feature

Facebook has announced curbs on its streaming feature ahead of an online extremism summit in Paris, called after the Christchurch mosque attacks. The tech giant...

Facebook Sues South Korea Firm Over Alleged Data Misuse

Facebook is suing a South Korean firm it accuses of unlawfully using data to sell marketing and advertising. The social network is asking a judge...

Websites To Be Fined Over ‘Online Harms’

Internet sites could be fined or blocked if they fail to tackle "online harms" such as terrorist propaganda and child abuse, under government plans. The...

Youtube, Apple And Facebook Remove Content From Infowars

YouTube, Facebook and Apple have taken steps to remove content associated with InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones. Each social media platform said Monday that...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg In Trouble, Loses $16b In 5 Minutes

Facebook is in deep financial difficulty after its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mark Zuckerberg lost more than $16 billion in less than 24 hours. The...