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Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags…

Australian lawsuit funder files complaint against Facebook, flags…

Published 10/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd (IMF.AX) is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc (FB.O) in Australia over its sharing [more…]

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook continues to be evasive in its answers to a British parliamentary committee examining a scandal over misuse of the social media [more…]

Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy

Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy

Published 18/05/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company’s moves to strengthen personal data [more…]

UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over American’s…

UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over American’s…

Published 06/05/2018

(Reuters) - Britain’s data privacy watchdog has ordered Cambridge Analytica to hand over all the personal information it holds on a U.S. academic, confirming the [more…]

Three-quarters Facebook users as active or more since privacy…

Three-quarters Facebook users as active or more since privacy…

Published 06/05/2018

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Most of Facebook’s U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information [more…]

Facebook’s hidden data haul troubles German cartel regulator

Facebook’s hidden data haul troubles German cartel regulator

Published 23/04/2018

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - That the personal data of tens of millions of Facebook (FB.O) users fell into the wrong hands is troubling politicians, but [more…]

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Published 16/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines government criticized on Monday Facebook’s (FB.O) choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the spread of fake [more…]

Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data…

Philippines’ watchdog probes Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data…

Published 13/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ privacy watchdog said on Friday it has started investigating Facebook Inc (FB.O) over a data breach involving British firm Cambridge [more…]

Zuckerberg faces Senate hearing but little hope for action

Zuckerberg faces Senate hearing but little hope for action

Published 10/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s No. 1 mission during his appearance before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday and Wednesday will be to [more…]

Factbox: ‘I know we can do better’: Zuckerberg’s many Facebook…

Factbox: ‘I know we can do better’: Zuckerberg’s many Facebook…

Published 10/04/2018

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) has often angered users by its handling of personal information. Almost as often, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has apologized. He [more…]