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AFP to launch fact-checking sites in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Paris - Agence France-Presse (AFP) will launch fact-checking sites in English, Spanish and Portuguese with financial support from Facebook, the international news agency announced on Thursday.

Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

Washington - Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labeling and verification of identities of those paying for political messages.

Facebook begins labeling, verification for political ads

Washington - Facebook said Thursday it began implementing a new policy requiring labeling of political ads and verification of identities of those paying for the messages.

Facebook changes two-factor authentication

Facebook has changed how the two-factor authentication process works — now users don't need to use their phone numbers and can use an authenticator app instead.

Zuckerberg to face pressure on taxes in meeting with Macron

Paris - Fresh from saying "sorry" to European lawmakers, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds talks with Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday where he will face renewed pressure over his company's tax policies.

'I'm sorry', Facebook boss tells European lawmakers

Apo - Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologised to the European Parliament on Tuesday for the "harm" caused by a huge breach of users' data and by a failure to crack down on fake news.

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Apo - Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a top official said Monday.

Germany having a tough time enforcing online hate speech law

On January 1 of this year, Germany's new Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) went into full effect. This act states that any company that fails to remove illegal content within 24 hours faces a fine of up to 50 million Euros.

Op-Ed: Break up the tech giants to protect privacy? Maybe not

Sydney - An NYU professor called Scott Galloway has called for the big tech monsters to be broken up to deal with privacy issues. The problem is that this whole environment is a moving target, and the big companies are targets themselves.

Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US: court filing

New York - British political consulting group Cambridge Analytica filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York, court documents showed.

Zuckerberg to answer European MPs' questions behind closed doors

Brussels - Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to answer the questions of European parliamentarians about the impact Facebook has on the privacy of European citizens.

Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: whistleblower

Washington - Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election Wednesday.

Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: whistleblower

Washington - Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election Wednesday.

US Justice Department, FBI probing Cambridge Analytica: report

Washington - The US Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm embroiled in the Facebook data scandal, and have questioned potential witnesses, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Facebook has deleted millions of spam posts and fake accounts

Facebook has thinned out millions of spam posts, and it has removed millions of fake accounts, in an effort to keep its content cleaner, to enforce its community standards.

Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts

Paris - Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.

Facebook details policing for sex, terror, hate content

Paris - Facebook pulled or slapped warnings on nearly 30 million posts containing sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday.

EU seeks to protect citizens in data 'jungle': minister

Apo - The Facebook scandal has laid bare the urgency of protecting personal information in a digital "jungle," the EU's justice minister said before new European data rules become law.

EU data laws set to bite after Facebook scandal

Apo - New European Union data protection laws take effect on May 25 to protect users' online information, in what Brussels touts as a global benchmark after the Facebook scandal.

Facebook may launch its own cryptocurrency

A report from Alex Heath of Cheddar news service claims that Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency. The company is said to be focused on using the platform to make it easier to make payments.

Facebook recovers all its losses from Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has managed to recoup all of the losses that it had incurred in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

Russian Facebook 'ads' show strong effort to divide US society

Washington - Thousands of Facebook and Instagram advertisements taken out by a Russian internet group were released Thursday in a database that illustrate how a concerted effort was made to foment anger and split US society around the 2016 election.

Review: Marie Osmond, Kelly Lang partake in makeup tutorial via Facebook Special

Las Vegas - On May 1, multifaceted entertainer Marie Osmond invited fans backstage for a makeup tutorial on her friend, country singer-songwriter Kelly Lang.

Facebook bans foreign ads targeting Irish abortion referendum

Dublin - Facebook said on Tuesday it will block foreign adverts aimed at Ireland's referendum on abortion later this month.

Facebook continues to invest heavily in AI

With the announcement that they're opening two new AI labs, Facebook continues to cement themselves as a leader in AI research.

Op-Ed: Major deal —Google rewriting the rules for political ads, forever

Mountain View - If GOP Washington is still in denial about Russian political interference, the commercial market isn’t. Google has just added its very considerable weight in to disclosure of buyers of political ads, and this new approach will work.

Facebook is training AI to answer questions like humans do

Facebook uses images, some of them may be yours, to train AI for a variety of applications. They’re expanding upon this to make the machines more human when they answer questions about those images, and even training machines to take action.

News Corp leads charge against tech giants in Australia probe

Sydney - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation accused Facebook and Google of "anti-competitive practices" in one of dozens of submissions to a probe of the tech giants released Thursday by Australia's competition watchdog.

Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

London - Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, announced Wednesday that it was closing and would file for insolvency in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal.

Cambridge Analytica announces 'ceasing all operations'

London - Cambridge Analytica, the UK marketing analytics firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, announced Wednesday it was "immediately ceasing all operations" and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States.
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