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Facebook beats profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty

25 Apr 2019

Facebook Inc on Wednesday blew past Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators, calming investors who had worried about the outcome of a months-long federal probe. | Video

Facebook tightens rules on political ads ahead of EU vote

29 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe on Friday under pressure from EU regulators to do more to guard against foreign meddling in the bloc's upcoming legislative election.

U.S. charges Facebook with racial discrimination in targeted housing ads

29 Mar 2019

The Trump administration accused Facebook Inc on Thursday of selling targeted advertising that discriminated on the basis of race, in violation of the U.S. Fair Housing Act. | Video

Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle U.S. discrimination suits

20 Mar 2019

Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and "harmful" practices, the company and U.S. civil rights groups said on Tuesday.

Foreign efforts to influence 2018 U.S. elections on Twitter 'limited' - company

01 Feb 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc took down nearly 6,000 tweets during last November's U.S. congressional elections, most of which were attempting to suppress the vote through intimidation or sharing false information, the company said on Thursday.

Facebook keeps attracting digital ads, shares jump after hours

31 Jan 2019

Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend money on the service in order to reach customers even after a series of high profile embarrassments for the world's largest online social media network. | Video

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