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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.

Facebook are 'morally bankrupt liars'
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Tuesday, 09 April 2019 12:05

Facebook are 'morally bankrupt liars'


New Zealand's privacy commissioner rather cross

New Zealand's privacy commissioner has waded into the social notworking giant Facebook for refusing to accept any responsibly for the Christchurch attack.

Facebook censors white nationalism and separatism
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They might have to head over to whitesup

Facebook is broadening its definition of white nationalism and white separatism in a crackdown against hate speech on the social media platform.

Facebook fights Belgian privacy watchdog
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Thursday, 28 March 2019 12:37

Facebook fights Belgian privacy watchdog


You can’t stop us sniffing out data 

Social networking site Facebook is taking on a Belgian watchdog which is insisting that it stop tracking local users’ surfing habits, including those of millions who aren’t signed up to the social network.

Facebook into second day of global outage
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Thursday, 14 March 2019 12:25

Facebook into second day of global outage


Users consider going outside for the first time in years

Facebook is having difficulty restoring its services entirely after a 17 hour partial outage made the world’s largest social network inaccessible to users across the globe.

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become privacy focused
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Although how it can afford it is anyone’s guess

Mark Zuckerberg now says he wants Facebook to become a "privacy-focused" social network which is a move away from its previous method of encouraging sharing and flogging all data.

Facebook threatening Europe and Canada
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Monday, 04 March 2019 11:52

Facebook threatening Europe and Canada


We will withdraw investment if you don’t do what you are told.

Facebook threatened to pull investment projects from Europe and Canada if lobbying demands from COO Sheryl Sandberg were not met.

Facebook sucks up EU investigation time
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Friday, 01 March 2019 11:48

Facebook sucks up EU investigation time


Social networking is privacy watchdog’s main concern

An office that’s responsible for enforcing European data privacy laws against many of the biggest US tech firms is spending much of its time on one company: Facebook.

UK should regulate Facebook
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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:01

UK should regulate Facebook


It keeps breaking the rules

Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said.

Facebook gets lasers
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:14

Facebook gets lasers


Who needs clouds when you can zap things in space

Facebook is about to get a laser communication system which can chat to satellites in space and put pictures of cats into orbit.