October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Facebook to better protect journalists, activists against online harassment

Facebook will now count activists and journalists as "involuntary" public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Facebook oversight board to meet whistleblower Frances Haugen

Facebook Inc's oversight board, a body set up by the social network to give independent verdicts on a small number of thorny content decisions, said on Monday it would meet with former...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

US lost AI battle to China: Pentagon ex-software chief

The United States has already lost the artificial intelligence battle to China which is heading towards global dominance because of its advances in emerging cyber capabilities, the Pentagon's...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Harmful content: Facebook will try to 'nudge' teens away

Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Telegram gets 70 million new users during Facebook outage, says founder

Messaging app Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Monday's Facebook outage, its founder Pavel Durov said on Tuesday, as people worldwide were left without key messaging services...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

For over 5hrs Facebook wasn't used to destabilise democracies: whistleblower

US lawmakers pounded Facebook (FB.O) on Tuesday, accusing CEO Mark Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety and they demanded regulators investigate...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

What’s new in Microsoft’s Windows 11?

Microsoft announced that Windows 11 will start to become available from today. Eligible Windows 10 PCs will gradually receive a free upgrade, newer PC purchases will come pre-loaded with Windows 11...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Facebook seeks to dismiss US lawsuit to force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook Inc asked a judge on Monday to dismiss the US government's revised antitrust case that seeks to force the social media giant to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Does Facebook blackout signal worse web crashes?

Mark Zuckerberg can’t catch a break lately. The Facebook boss wants to turn the two-dimensional internet into a metaverse where “instead of just viewing content, you are in it,” according to an...

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

Facebook put profit over clamping down on hate speech, says whistleblower

A Facebook Inc (FB.O) whistleblower on Sunday accused the social media giant of repeatedly prioritizing profit over clamping down on hate speech and misinformation, and said her lawyers have filed...