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Antitrust probe of Facebook may be first step against Big Tech

Antitrust probe of Facebook may be first step against Big Tech

A coalition of US states unveiled on Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook, the first of what is expected to be a wave of action against dominant technology firms.

US states announce antitrust probe of Facebook

US states announce antitrust probe of Facebook

A coalition of US states announced Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant has hindered competition and put users at risk.

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts ...

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of HK discord campaign

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of HK discord campaign

Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in the city.

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers

Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers ...

Facebook dismantles Saudi campaign to defame Qatar, others

Facebook dismantles Saudi campaign to defame Qatar, others

People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thursday.

Facebook to pay record $5 bn US fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain

Facebook to pay record $5 bn US fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain

Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the US Federal Trade Commission said ...

Facebook's Libra money a threat and far from ready: G7

Facebook's Libra money a threat and far from ready: G7

A threat to the international financial system. Not ready to be implemented. A potentially shadowy mechanism that could be exploited by criminals.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem.

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sarin.

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

The staggering figure of more than three billion fake accounts blocked by Facebook over a six-month period highlights the challenges faced by social networks ...

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday.