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April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020

Google launches ‘journalism relief fund,’ following Facebook

Google announces it will launch an emergency fund to help local news outlets struggling to maintain operations in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

February 15, 2020
February 15, 2020

Facebook may have to pay more taxes in Europe: Zuckerberg

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has said that global tax reforms mean it may have to pay more taxes in different countries, excerpts of a speech he is due to deliver in Germany on Saturday...

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announces her engagement

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg announces her engagement to the head of a consulting firm.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Facebook apologizes for vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Facebook Inc blames a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence...

January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020

Facebook video reunites family after 48 years

Habibur Rahman was 30 years old when he left home for a business trip and never returned.

December 20, 2019
December 20, 2019

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267m users

Facebook says it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time

Singapore political figure Brad Bowyer corrects a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment firms following a government request, in the first use of the country's new ...

November 23, 2019
November 23, 2019

'Facebook would have let Hitler post anti-Semitic ads'

Adolf Hitler would have been able to put anti-Semitic advertisements on Facebook had the social network existed in the 1930s, according to British comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen.

November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019

Amnesty calls Facebook, Google rights abusers

Amnesty International issues a scathing indictment of the world’s dominant internet corporations, arguing in a new report that Google and Facebook should be forced to abandon what it calls their...

November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019

Facebook removes 3.2b fake accounts

Facebook Inc removes 3.2 billion fake accounts between April and September this year, along with millions of posts depicting child abuse and suicide, according to its latest content moderation report.