Public anger against the billions of euros earned by online behemoths is growing louder in Europe and EU finance ministers meeting in Estonia pledged to make sure the companies pay a fairer tax.
The world's biggest social network announced the change after the nonprofit investigative news site Pro Publica on Thursday revealed how advertisers could target messages to demographic categories including anti-Semitic segments.
Company finds fraudulent accounts spent $100,000 on ads during 2016 election cycle
A source close to the matter confirmed a New York Times report on Friday that Facebook took the unusual step of creating an app called Colorful Balloons and releasing it through a local company with no hint that the social network was involved.
The court in the Baltic state rejected the appeal of suspect Evaldas Rimasauskas against an earlier extradition order due to the "possible damage" he caused to US-registered companies.
Foundation in memory of British lawmaker murdered by far-right extremist backs tech giant's campaign
Facebook is under global pressure to clamp down on hate speech, violent threats or deliberately misleading information on their platform -- with efforts showing varying degrees of success.
The huge social network said that the new design will offer a "carousel" with a variety of websites.
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has written about a meeting he has had with Muslim students from Dearbon, Michigan (USA).
Social media giant says it acted in good faith during 2014 takeover
Thailand ferociously enforces a draconian lese majeste law which outlaws any criticism of the monarchy.
3,000 new hires to help remove distressing videos
Facebook, which came under criticism for its role in the spread of misinformation during the 2016 US presidential campaign, has argued the platform did not play a major role in influencing voters.
Facebook is looking at creating "silent-speech interfaces" based on sensors that could be worn, and made in quantity.
Steve Stephens was at large after fleeing in a white Ford Fusion with temporary license plates, after he shot a 74 year old whilst livestreaming the killing on the internet
The security improvement was described as being part of a broader effort to rid the leading social network of hoaxes, misinformation and fake news by verifying people's identities.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has sought to deflect criticism that the huge social network may have been used to fuel the spread of misinformation that affected the 2016 US presidential race.
Social media company reveals lengthy list of tips to improve its users’ ability to spot hoaxes
The court ruled that the US social media giant was not obliged to actively search out and delete defamatory posts, like those that had falsely linked the claimant to Islamist attacks and violent crimes.
New tools allow company to identify at-risk users on Messenger, Facebook Live in US
Israel regularly accuses Palestinians, including the Fatah-led Palestinian leadership, of inciting violence on social networks.