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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…]

Facebook expands Menlo Park headquarters

Facebook expands Menlo Park headquarters

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc opened its newest building at its Menlo Park headquarters as the world’s largest social network continues to hire aggressively to support [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger…

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger…

Published 17/08/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law [more…]

Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Published 04/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook (FB.O) are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves harder to track [more…]

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Published 28/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Tech firms like Facebook (FB.O) should be made liable for “harmful and misleading” material on their websites and pay a levy so [more…]

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech and is close to having pages tied to [more…]

Facebook is sued after stock plunge ‘shocked’ market

Facebook is sued after stock plunge ‘shocked’ market

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) and its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg were sued on Friday in what could be the first of many [more…]