Recent News Headlines : Friday Facebook

FACEBOOK REMOVES MORE ISIS CONTENT BY ACTIVELY LOOKING FOR IT


And, 99 percent of that content wasn't reported first by users, but was flagged by the company's internal systems, Facebook said Monday... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 126

FACEBOOK TO MOVE USERS OUTSIDE EUROPE AHEAD OF NEW DATA REGULATIONS


Facebook is to move 1.5 billion users out of reach of the European Union's new data protection regulations. The accounts are to be switched from... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 143

FACEBOOK TO ROLL OUT EUROPE'S STRINGENT PRIVACY RULES WORLDWIDE


Facebook's two billion users may get the full benefit of the European Union's stringent data protection regulation as the social media platform promises to implement... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 357

EXCLUSIVE: FACEBOOK TO PUT 1.5 BILLION USERS OUT OF REACH OF NEW EU...


As of December, Facebook had 239 million users in the United States and Canada, 370 million in Europe and 1.52 billion users elsewhere... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 2534

FACEBOOK DATA SCANDAL: IS SORRY THE HARDEST WORD? - FRANCE 24


Facebook's boss is on an apology tour after the data harvesting scandal that sent the social network's share price tumbling... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 0

BLACKROCK'S BIGGEST STOCK-PICKING FUND LIKES FACEBOOK SHARES


Exclusive BlackRock's biggest stock-picking fund likes Facebook shares... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 83

FACEBOOK FUELS BROAD PRIVACY DEBATE BY TRACKING NON-USERS


Facebook declined to comment on why Zuckerberg referred to security only... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 1521

ZUCKERBERG'S $1.5 MILLION WORTH OF PRIVATE-PLANE TRIPSAND OTHER PERKS OF BEING THE BOSS


Spent 3.97 million last year on personal security for CEO Sheldon Adelson and his family, surpassed only by Facebook's costs for protecting Zuckerberg... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 622

SUPERAWESOME FOUNDER TALKS DIGITAL CONSENT, KIDS, FACEBOOK, PRIVACY AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN


Adrian and Dylan debate some basic truths about the internet and social media, and also look Mark Zuckerberg's performance in front of the US Congress during the week... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 10

AFTER CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DATA LEAK, THINK TWICE


Facebook Login After Cambridge Analytica data leak, think twice... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 642

IN PRIVACY FIGHT, WE'RE ASKING FACEBOOK THE WRONG QUESTIONS


The sheer volume of data Facebook keeps on most of us is staggering... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 499

BREAKINGVIEWS - INSTAGRAM MIGHT WANT TO UNFRIEND FACEBOOK


Facebook snapped up Instagram for 1 billion on April 9, 2012... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 5

RUSSIA ASKS FACEBOOK HOW IT COMPLIES WITH DATA LAW


Russia asks Facebook how it complies with data law - Ifax... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 12

YOU CAN CONTROL WHAT YOU SHARE ON FACEBOOK BUT NOT WHAT FACEBOOK COLLECTS


One thing Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know is that on Facebook, you're in control... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 712

FINALLY, WE'RE UNDERSTANDING WHAT FACEBOOK IS ALL ABOUT. DO WE CARE?


Because it's not just Facebook that didn't take a broad enough view of its responsibility... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 415

FACEBOOK'S ZUCKERBERG UNSCATHED BY CONGRESSIONAL GRILLING, STOCK RISES


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg fielded 10 hours of questions over two days from nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers and emerged largely unscathed and considerably richer... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 812

ZUCKERBERG APOLOGIZES FOR DATA SCRAPE - WHICH ALSO GRABBED HIS FACEBOOK INFORMATION


Lawmakers have said the Facebook leader must provide greater clarity as to exactly how Cambridge Analytica obtained data on 87 million users in the first place... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 24

ZUCKERBERG RESISTS EFFORT BY U.S. SENATORS TO COMMIT HIM TO REGULATION


Senator, the biggest thing I think we can do is implement it, Zuckerberg responded, saying that Facebook already planned to comply voluntarily... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 1017

'DON'T FORGET TO DRINK THE WATER, HUMANS LIKE WATER'


Senator, we run ads, was the Facebook boss' response... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 2359

BREAKINGVIEWS - WASHINGTON ZEROES IN ON CORRECT FACEBOOK TARGET


Facebook's business model depends almost entirely on advertising... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 9

AS IT HAPPENED: ZUCKERBERG TAKES BLAME


Senator Lindsey Graham starts by asking who Facebook's biggest competitor is... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 307

CONTRITE ZUCKERBERG SAYS FACEBOOK IN 'ARMS RACE' WITH RUSSIA


'Doesn't feel' like a monopoly Dozens of protesters gathered outside Congress before the hearing wearing Zuckerberg masks and DeleteFacebook T-shirts... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 0

FACT CHECK: WHAT ZUCKERBERG SAID ABOUT FACEBOOK, DATA AND ELECTIONS


Facebook did announce changes in 2014 to limit the access that developers would have to data about Facebook users, but they did not take effect until 2015... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 30

FACEBOOK SHARES RISE SHARPLY AS ZUCKERBERG DETERS REGULATION TALK


On Tuesday, Zuckerberg said he believed Facebook employees have been interviewed by Mueller's office... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 2509

ANALYSIS | THE BIG QUESTIONS FOR MARK ZUCKERBERG ON FACEBOOK'S ROLE IN BURMA


Zuckerberg Facebook role in Burma needs to be questioned, rights groups say... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 2082

STEVE WOZNIAK SHUTS DOWN HIS FACEBOOK ACCOUNT IN PROTEST


Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is bidding farewell to Facebook in reaction to its data privacy scandal... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 77

ANALYSIS | COULD EUROPEAN PRIVACY RULES SAVE FACEBOOK'S ZUCKERBERG FROM A SENATE GRILLING?


European social media skeptics, however, are still celebrating the law as almost revolutionary, especially as companies like Facebook that long escaped E.U... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 132

ZUCKERBERG DITCHES T-SHIRT, APOLOGIZES FOR FACEBOOK MISTAKES


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks to a meeting with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein D-CA on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2018... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 774

FACEBOOK CEO APOLOGIZES FOR DATA MISUSE IN PREPARED TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS


He said Facebook had changed the entire platform in 2014 to dramatically limit the Facebook information apps could access... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 2

ZUCKERBERG TO MEET WITH U.S. LAWMAKERS TODAY


London-based Cambridge Analytica, which has counted U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign among its clients, has disputed Facebook's estimate of the number of affected users... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 1668

Trending News Headlines : Friday Facebook

FACEBOOK SCANS THE PHOTOS AND LINKS YOU SEND ON MESSENGER


The company updated its data policy and proposed new terms of service on Wednesday to clarify that Messenger and Instagram use the same rules as Facebook... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 20535

TRUMP CONSULTANTS HARVESTED DATA FROM 50 MILLION FACEBOOK USERS


Facebook said it acted against Cambridge Analytica and SCL after receiving reports they did not delete information about Facebook users that had been inappropriately shared... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 6589

FACEBOOK: IF YOU WANT PRIVACY, EXPECT TO PAY FOR IT


Sandberg denied that Facebook is a surveillance operation that turns its users into products by selling their data to advertisers... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 5177

FACEBOOK DRAWS SCRUTINY FROM FTC, CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES


Facebook said it would conduct staff-level briefings of six committees Tuesday and Wednesday... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 5054

FACEBOOK SAYS DATA ON MOST OF ITS 2 BILLION USERS VULNERABLE


It was my mistake, Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on a conference call with reporters... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 4978

FACEBOOK DATA OF 50M USERS EXPLOITED BY TRUMP DATA FIRM, SAY REPORTS; FIRM SUSPENDED


In 2015, Facebook learned that the researcher Kogan broke its policies by passing on the information to Cambridge Analytica and to Christopher Wylie of Eunoia Technologies... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 4822

DATA SCANDAL IS HUGE BLOW FOR FACEBOOK AND EFFORTS TO STUDY ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY


Data scandal is huge blow for Facebook and efforts to study its impact on society... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 4254

TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE? FACEBOOK LAUNCHES NEW DATA PRIVACY TOOLS


A timeline of facebook's privacy issues -- and its responses... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 3335

AMAZON LOSES $53 BILLION IN MARKET VALUE, BECOMING FAANG'S BIGGEST LOSER


Move over, Facebook. U.S. investors have a new punching bag among the FAANGs Amazon.com, Inc... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 3275

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFO ON FACEBOOK


Clicking Edit and then Disable platform will help keep third-party apps from linking to your Facebook account... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 3017

FACEBOOK DATA DOWNLOADS HIGHLIGHT WHAT THE SOCIAL NETWORK KNOWS ABOUT YOU


Some said they were dismayed at the level of detail Facebook had collected about their lives, including logged calls with people who don't have Facebook profiles... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 2803

FACEBOOK AND UK POLITICAL CONSULTANCY SUED IN DATA STORM


Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have both blamed Kogan, who gathered the data by running a survey app on Facebook... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 2705

ZUCKERBERG SAYS FACEBOOK MADE MISTAKES ON USER DATA, VOWS CURBS


Facebook banned Cambridge Analytica from using any of Facebook's services on Friday... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 2705

ZUCKERBERG APOLOGIZES FOR FACEBOOK MISTAKES WITH USER DATA, VOWS CURBS


Kogan, who gathered the data by running a survey app on Facebook, also said he was being made a scapegoat by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 2705

'FACEBOOK DATA IS FOR SALE ALL OVER THE WORLD'


Steve Bannon on Cambridge Analytica 'Facebook data is for sale all over the world'... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 2278

IS PRISON TIME FOR 'FAKE NEWS' FAIR?


Rappler also highlighted the way Facebook's algorithms could be gamed to ensure certain content dominates users' newsfeeds... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 2253

HOW FACEBOOK MADE ITS CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DATA CRISIS EVEN WORSE


Until they do, questions about Facebook's ability to cope with the Cambridge Analytica crisis will undoubtedly persist... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 2240

CAN FACEBOOK BE TRUSTED WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFO? VOTER HARVESTING SCHEME SHOWS PERILS FOR USERS


According to Facebook, he then gave that information to Cambridge Analytica, the firm that claimed it helped President Trump win the 2016 election... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 2035

FACEBOOK CHANGES ITS PRIVACY SETTING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


Facebook is updating its privacy settings to make it easier for users to control what data they share on the network... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 1801

CANADIAN WHISTLEBLOWER ON WHY HE EXPOSED 'PROBLEMATIC' FACEBOOK DATA MISUSE BY TRUMP CONSULTING FIRM


For his part, Wylie acknowledges his role in the saga, and wants Facebook to do the same... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 1676

THREE FACEBOOK USERS SUE OVER COLLECTION OF CALL, TEXT HISTORY


Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history... READ MORE

28th March, 2018 1477

FIND OUT THE THIRD-PARTY APPS YOU'VE PERMITTED TO ACCESS YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT


Cambridge Analytica Find out the third-party apps you've permitted to access your Facebook account... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 1427

HOW 1 RESEARCHER HARVESTED DATA FROM 50 MILLION PEOPLE -- AND FACEBOOK WAS DESIGNED TO HELP


All told, he was able to harvest data on 50 million Facebook users in a matter of weeks... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 1319

FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG TO TESTIFY BEFORE CONGRESS ABOUT CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress inA responseA to growing pressure from the public and lawmakers... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 1278

EVERYTHING YOU'VE EVER POSTED PUBLICLY ON FACEBOOK HAS PROBABLY BEEN HARVESTED. SO WHAT?


Roberts says the most obvious reason someone would want to scrape public Facebook profiles for personal information is for marketing and demographic reasons... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 1256

FACEBOOK SUSPENDS CANADIAN FIRM AGGREGATEIQ OVER DATA SCANDAL


Facebook is under intense pressure after the data of millions of its users ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 1208

FACEBOOK BLOCKS TOP ETHIOPIAN ACTIVIST OVER HYPERACTIVITY, FOLLOWERS PROTEST


An influential Ethiopian political activist has had his Facebook account temporarily blocked over what could best be described as hyperactivity... READ MORE

19th February, 2018 1083

CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL MADE YOU WANT TO #DELETEFACEBOOK? IT'S NOT AS HARD AS YOU THINK


DeleteFacebook For those feeling particularly aggrieved and thinking the time is right to depart the Facebook clique, it's possible ..... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 1000

AMERICANS LESS LIKELY TO TRUST FACEBOOK THAN RIVALS ON PERSONAL DATA


Zuckerberg and Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, said last week that shoring up trust was their priority... READ MORE

26th March, 2018 984

FACEBOOK CEO ZUCKERBERG CONSPICUOUSLY ABSENT AS DATA SCANDAL GROWS


As the scandal surrounding Cambridge Analytica and its alleged misuse of data harvested from 50 million Facebook members grows, one important figure is conspicuously absent... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 895


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