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Facebook’s Libra expansion worries EU
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Wednesday, 19 June 2019 12:36

Facebook’s Libra expansion worries EU


Libra will turn Facebook into a nation-state – and you can't trust a Libra

Facebook’s Bitcoin rival is already in hot water with EU regulators.

Facebook shareholders want Zuckerberg out
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The fact he is still there is proof of how much power they have

Independent Facebook investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals last week to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm's share structure.

Apple orders developers to snub Google and Facebook
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Developers might have to obey if they want their app approved

Fruity cargo cult Apple is ordering developers who want to sell on its App store that they must always place its login button above Google or Facebook.

Facebook tightens live streaming features
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019 11:34

Facebook tightens live streaming features


After New Zealand massacre

Social networking outfit Facebook is tightening rules around its live streaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand.

Facebook sues Rankwave
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Tuesday, 14 May 2019 11:57

Facebook sues Rankwave


Cambridge Analytica II - this time it is personal

Facebook revealed that today it filed a lawsuit alleging South Korean analytics firm Rankwave abused its developer platform’s data and has refused to cooperate with a mandatory compliance audit and request to delete the data.

Facebook co-founder calls for the company break up
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Not him the other one

A co-founder of Facebook called for the government to break up the tech giant in an op-ed article Thursday in The New York Times.

US senators slam FTC Facebook settlement
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Company executives should be held personally responsible.

Two US senators have slammed reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumers’ personal data.

Facebook cracks down on far right icons
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Violating hate speech rules


Facebook has banned a number of controversial far right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting violence.

Facebook angers the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
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Serious fines coming

Canadian Privacy watchdogs are growling that Facebook committed “serious contraventions” of Canadian law during the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Facebook leak reveals Zuckerberg’s dirty laundry
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How he made cash from other people’s data

More than 4,000 leaked pages of leaked internal documents have been painting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a less than flattering light.