Facebook Says Not Moderating Content Based on ‘Inaccurate’ Information

Facebook has dismissed media reports claiming that thousands of its content moderators rely on inaccurate and disorganised information to determine what content to allow or remove from its platform. Reacting to a report in The New York Times that accused Facebook of being “ad Read More

Facebook Privacy Debacle Continues as Popular Android Apps Found Sharing Data Without User Permission

A bunch of popular apps on Android could be putting your privacy at risk, according to a study conducted by Privacy International. 61 percent of the apps that were tested were sending data to Facebook as soon as the user Read More

Zuckerberg Sees ‘Progress’ for Facebook After Tumultuous Year

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Friday the world’s biggest social network has “fundamentally” changed to focus on securing its systems against manipulation and misinformation. Capping a tumultuous year marked by data protection scandals and government probes, Zuckerbergsaid he was “proud of Read More

Facebook Suspends 5 Accounts for Misleading Tactics in Alabama Election

Facebook has suspended Jonathon Morgan, the chief executive of a top social-media research firm, after reports that he and others engaged in an operation to spread disinformation during the special election in Alabama last year. Morgan confirmed his suspension after Facebook said Read More

Facebook’s Blockchain Team Wants to Disrupt Payments, but Ongoing Controversies Make Hiring Difficult: Report

Ever since Facebook silently formed a small blockchain group in summer this year, the world’s leading social network has been busy hunting for the best talent in the industry. Nearly no one knows what Facebook plans to do with blockchain, Read More

Facebook Watch Now Available Globally on Desktop and Lite App, Ad Breaks Roll Out in 14 More Countries

Facebook has announced that its video platform Watch has clocked 400 million users who view content at least for a minute per month. Out of these, 75 million users watch videos for least one minute per day with an average Read More