Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows - Guardian


Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.

Facebook wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuits linked to terrorism

NEW YORK A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews.

Tech, 19 May 2017

EU fines Facebook 110 mln euros over WhatsApp deal

BRUSSELS European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. | Video

Tech, 18 May 2017

Facebook faces EU fine over misleading WhatsApp data - source

BRUSSELS U.S. social network Facebook is set to be penalised by EU antitrust regulators for allegedly providing misleading data related to its WhatsApp acquisition three years ago, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Tech, 18 May 2017

Russian social media site tells Ukrainians how to dodge web block

MOSCOW/KIEV Vkontakte, the Russian version of Facebook, on Wednesday sent its millions of Ukrainian users instructions on how to circumvent a ban by the Ukrainian government.

World, Tech, Cyber Crime 17 May 2017

Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would refund some advertisers after finding a bug that wrongly attributed video carousel ad clicks as clicks to the advertisers' websites.

Tech, 17 May 2017

Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera filters to Instagram

Facebook Inc's Instagram has souped up its camera with quirky face-tracking filters, adding another feature similar to one offered by social media rival Snap Inc's Snapchat.

Tech, Top News, 16 May 2017

Facebook fined 150,000 euros by French data watchdog

PARIS Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($166,000) by France's data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its users' data being accessed by advertisers.

Tech, 16 May 2017

Thailand has no immediate plan to suspend Facebook, regulator says

BANGKOK Thailand has no immediate plan to block access to Facebook, the telecoms regulator said on Tuesday, as it expects the social media giant to comply with court orders for the removal of content deemed to threaten national security.

Tech, 16 May 2017

Snap surges after Wall Street heavyweights reveal stakes

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Snap Inc jumped more than 8 percent on Monday in its second strongest day since the social media company's initial public offering, boosted by filings showing several institutional investors had owned its shares.

Tech, Budget 2017, Business 16 May 2017