Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a “hostile environment” for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.
Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have stepped up both the speed and number of removals of hate speech on their platforms in response to pressure from the European Union to do more to tackle the issue, says an EU evaluation
In a bid to protect vulnerable teenagers from online bullying and exploitation, Facebook is reportedly launching a new messaging app that will allow parents to monitor who their children are in contact with.
Facebook hits back at Germany for enacting a new law to impose up to a whopping 50 million euros in fine on social networks if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news quickly from their platforms, saying it wasn’t the right away to achieve these goals.
The outfits’ network, both interconnected and public, is a mix of Sunni and Shia sectarian groups, global terror organisations operating in Pakistan, and separatists in Balochistan and Sindh provinces, Dawn news reported.
Forty-one out of Pakistans 64 banned outfits are present on Facebook in the form of groups and individual user profiles and were operating openly via the social media giant, this is according to an investigation carried out by Dawn news last month.
A new study has warned that excessive usage of Facebook could make you sad and unhealthy.
The students say the absence of any such distraction was one of their success mantras. Not only mobile phones, these toppers also avoided going to parties, family functions and movies.
G7 leaders meeting in Sicily called on Google, Facebook and other internet companies to do “substantially” more to take extremist material offline.
Facebook will host a summit in June that is dedicated to health and aims to sell ads to the pharmaceutical industry.
Google’s South East Asia and India vice-president Rajan Anandan took the charge of IAMAI’s chairman from FreeCharge’s co-founder Kunal Shah
Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service.
Facebook has announced two updates for Live, which includes the ability to privately chat with friends about a broadcast and invite friends in a live video.
“This is my first time being back here since I left 13 years ago. It has been a place where a lot of really special things happened in my life,” Zuckerberg said.
In wake of Facebook’s content policy leak, a research analyst has said that existing laws on live broadcasts don’t apply to the internet