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Muslim Advocates Sends Letter To Facebook From Group Of Civil Rights And Advocacy Groups
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - :MUSLIM ADVOCATES SENDS LETTER TO FACEBOOK FROM GROUP OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND ADVOCACY GROUPS.MUSLIM ADVOCATES SAYS CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND FACEBOOK REORGANIZE BOARD, ZUCKERBERG SHOULD STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN AS LONG AS HE SERVES AS CEO.MUSLIM ADVOCATES - CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND SHERYL SANDBERG SHOULD STEP DOWN FROM FACEBOOK BOARD AS LONG AS SHE SERVES AS COO.MUSLIM ADVOCATES - CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND FACEBOOK SHOULD EXPAND BOARD BY AT LEAST 3 MEMBERS, APPOINT INDEPENDENT, PERMANENT CIVIL RIGHTS OMBUDSMAN.MUSLIM ADVOCATES - CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND FACEBOOK SHOULD REMOVE VICE PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY, JOEL KAPLAN, FROM HIS POSITION.MUSLIM ADVOCATES- CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND FACEBOOK MAKE PUBLIC ALL FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS OF CIVIL RIGHTS AUDIT WITHOUT REVISIONS/REDACTIONS BY JAN 31.MUSLIM ADVOCATES - CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND FACEBOOK RELEASE ALL INTERNAL DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO OPPOSITION RESEARCH GENERATED BY DEFINERS.  Full Article

Irish Regulators To Investigate Facebook After New Data Leak- FT
Friday, 14 Dec 2018 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - :IRISH REGULATORS TO INVESTIGATE FACEBOOK AFTER NEW DATA LEAK - FT.IRISH DPC HAS RECEIVED NUMBER OF BREACH NOTIFICATIONS FROM FACEBOOK SINCE INTRODUCTION OF GDPR ON MAY 25 - FT.  Full Article

Facebook Says Discovered Photo API Bug That May Have Affected Up To 6.8 Mln Users - Blog
Friday, 14 Dec 2018 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - :DISCOVERED BUG THAT MAY HAVE AFFECTED PEOPLE WHO USED FACEBOOK LOGIN AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO THIRD-PARTY APPS TO ACCESS THEIR PHOTOS - FACEBOOK BLOG.LATEST INCIDENT MAY HAVE AFFECTED UP TO 6.8 MILLION USERS AND UP TO 1,500 APPS BUILT BY 876 DEVELOPERS - FACEBOOK BLOG.PHOTO API BUG ISSUE HAS BEEN FIXED - FACEBOOK BLOG.BECAUSE OF BUG, SOME THIRD-PARTY APPS MAY HAVE HAD ACCESS TO BROADER SET OF PHOTOS THAN USUAL FOR 12 DAYS BETWEEN SEPT 13-SEPT 25, 2018- FACEBOOK BLOG.NEXT WEEK FACEBOOK WILL ROLL OUT TOOLS FOR APP DEVELOPERS THAT WILL ALLOW THEM TO DETERMINE WHICH PEOPLE USING THEIR APP MIGHT BE IMPACTED BY BUG- BLOG.THE BUG ALSO IMPACTED PHOTOS THAT PEOPLE UPLOADED TO FACEBOOK BUT CHOSE NOT TO POST - FACEBOOK BLOG.ONLY APPS AFFECTED WERE ONES THAT FACEBOOK APPROVED TO ACCESS PHOTOS API AND THAT INDIVIDUALS HAD AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS THEIR PHOTOS- FACEBOOK BLOG.FACEBOOK IS RECOMMENDING PEOPLE LOG INTO ANY APPS WITH WHICH THEY HAVE SHARED THEIR FACEBOOK PHOTOS TO CHECK WHICH PHOTOS THEY HAVE ACCESS TO - BLOG.  Full Article

Facebook Wants To Sell Consumers Subscriptions To Cable TV Networks Like HBO - Recode
Friday, 14 Dec 2018 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - :FACEBOOK WANTS TO SELL CONSUMERS SUBSCRIPTIONS TO CABLE TV NETWORKS LIKE HBO - RECODE.FACEBOOK HAS BEEN DISCUSSING DEALS WITH HBO AND OTHERS FOR MONTHS AND WOULD LIKE TO LAUNCH THE VIDEO PRODUCT IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2019 - RECODE.  Full Article

Facebook Says Over 75 Mln People Daily Spend At Least A Minute On Facebook Watch
Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::FACEBOOK - 3 MONTHS SINCE GLOBAL LAUNCH, OVER 400 MILLION PEOPLE MONTHLY, 75 MILLION PEOPLE DAILY SPEND AT LEAST 1 MINUTE ON WATCH.FACEBOOK INC - ON AVERAGE, THE 75 MILLION DAILY VISITORS SPEND MORE THAN 20 MINUTES IN FACEBOOK WATCH.FACEBOOK INC - PEOPLE CAN NOW FIND WATCH ON MORE SURFACES.FACEBOOK INC - FROM DEC 13, WATCH IS NOW AVAILABLE AROUND THE WORLD ON DESKTOP, ON FACEBOOK LITE.FACEBOOK - INITIAL LAUNCH OF AD BREAKS WAS TO 5 COUNTRIES IN AUG.; AD BREAKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE PAGES IN 40 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.FACEBOOK INC - IN 2019, CO WILL BRING AD BREAKS TO VIDEO CREATORS IN MORE COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.FACEBOOK - AS WE MOVE INTO 2019, "WE WILL CONTINUE FUNDING" FACEBOOK ORIGINALS ON WATCH.FACEBOOK - ANNOUNCING RENEWAL OF HUDA BOSS, FIVE POINTS, SACRED LIES, SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS FOR SECOND SEASON - BLOG.  Full Article

Facebook Inc - Board approved an increase of $9.0 bln in share buyback program
Saturday, 8 Dec 2018 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::FACEBOOK INC - ON DEC 6, BOARD APPROVED AN INCREASE OF $9.0 BILLION IN THE AMOUNT AUTHORIZED UNDER THE COMPANY’S SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.FACEBOOK INC - REPURCHASE PROGRAM DOES NOT HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE.  Full Article

Facebook Responds to Report That U.K. Lawmakers Publish Seized Internal Facebook Emails Online
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Facebook Spokesperson: :FACEBOOK SAYS STAND BY THE PLATFORM CHANGES WE MADE IN 2015 TO STOP A PERSON FROM SHARING THEIR FRIENDS' DATA WITH DEVELOPERS - SPOKESPERSON.FACEBOOK, IN REPONSE TO REPORT THAT U.K. LAWMAKERS PUBLISH SEIZED INTERNAL FACEBOOK EMAILS ONLINE, SAYS WE'VE NEVER SOLD PEOPLE’S DATA - SPOKESPERSON.FACEBOOK SAYS HAD MANY OF INTERNAL CONVERSATIONS ABOUT VARIOUS WAYS WE COULD BUILD A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODEL FOR OUR PLATFORM - SPOKESPERSON.  Full Article

Facebook Considered Charging For Access To User Data - WSJ
Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - :FACEBOOK CONSIDERED CHARGING FOR ACCESS TO USER DATA - WSJ.INTERNAL EMAILS SHOW FACEBOOK CONSIDERED CHARGING COMPANIES FOR CONTINUED ACCESS TO USER DATA SEVERAL YEARS AGO - WSJ.EMAILS IN DOCUMENT INDICATE FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES DISCUSSED PUSHING SOME ADVERTISERS TO SPEND MORE IN RETURN FOR INCREASED ACCESS TO USER INFORMATION - WSJ.  Full Article

Facebook says Expanding New Local News Section
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::EXPANSION OF A NEW LOCAL SECTION ON FACEBOOK CALLED “TODAY IN”, STARTING A TEST FOR LOCAL ALERTS FROM RELEVANT GOVERNMENT PAGES."TODAY IN" NOW AVAILABLE IN OVER 400 CITIES IN THE US, AND CO HAS LAUNCHED FIRST INTERNATIONAL TEST IN AUSTRALIA..RUNNING TEST WITH OVER 100 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, FIRST RESPONDER PAGES TO HELP COMMUNICATE TIME-SENSITIVE, NEED-TO-KNOW INFORMATION TO PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK.  Full Article

Definers Says Charge Public Records Research Somehow Constituted A “Smear Campaign” Against Soros Completely False
Thursday, 22 Nov 2018 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - :DEFINERS SAYS CHARGE THAT PUBLIC RECORDS RESEARCH SOMEHOW CONSTITUTED A “SMEAR CAMPAIGN” AGAINST SOROS AND ANTI-FACEBOOK GROUPS IS COMPLETELY FALSE.  Full Article

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Facebook to invest $300 million to help local news survive

Facebook Inc will invest $300 million over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism over its role in the erosion of the news business worldwide. | Video