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German antitrust watchdog to act against Facebook: report

German antitrust watchdog to act against Facebook: report

Published 13/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s antitrust watchdog plans to order Facebook to stop gathering some user data, a newspaper reported on Sunday. The Federal Cartel Office, [more…]

Vietnam says Facebook violated controversial cybersecurity law

Vietnam says Facebook violated controversial cybersecurity law

Published 09/01/2019

HANOI (Reuters) - Facebook has violated Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media said on Wednesday, [more…]

Facebook CEO plans public debates about tech for 2019 personal…

Facebook CEO plans public debates about tech for 2019 personal…

Published 08/01/2019

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he will host a series of public discussions about the future of technology [more…]

Instagram ‘back to normal’ after bug triggers temporary change to feed

Instagram ‘back to normal’ after bug triggers temporary change to feed

Published 27/12/2018

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s photo-sharing social network Instagram said on Thursday it has fixed a bug that led to a temporary change in the appearance [more…]

U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself

U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook [more…]

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following [more…]

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Viewers may finally be able to vote the next Puck, the notoriously obnoxious housemate of “MTV’s The Real World,” off the show. The [more…]

German antitrust watchdog eyes steps against Facebook this year

German antitrust watchdog eyes steps against Facebook this year

Published 01/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s antitrust watchdog said on Monday he was “very optimistic” that his office would take action against Facebook (FB.O) [more…]

Instagram building a standalone shopping app for users: The Verge

Instagram building a standalone shopping app for users: The Verge

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Instagram is working on building a new standalone shopping app, from which users can browse through goods and buy them [more…]