Facebook, Inc. operates a social networking website. The Company website allows people to communicate with their family, friends, and coworkers. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information, photographs, website links, and videos. Facebook users have the ability to share and restrict information based on their own specific criteria.
In the midst of his great apology interview tour last week, the Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg said something crucial but largely unnoticed. “I used to think,” he told CNN, “that the most important thing to me by far was my having the greatest positive impact across the world that I can. Now I really
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Facebook also says the number of users affected by the leak of data to Cambridge Analytica may have been bigger than previous estimates suggested.
Facebook potentially endangered hundreds of thousands of people in conflict-ridden Myanmar with its "inadequate" attempts to quash online hate speech, civil rights groups say.
Facebook's old API, the tool that gives third parties access to user data, provides insight into what would have been possible to obtain before 2014.
Some of your information is always public, including your gender, name and profile photo. Everything else is under your control to hide from the bad guys.
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The company made its filings with the SEC public on Thursday evening. Here are the highlights.
Facebook Inc. is moving to untangle its often bewildering array of privacy options as the social network struggles to contain the damage from a widening scandal over user data.
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"Monday’s moves make an interesting first step, but these companies must first embrace their responsibilities — better using both people and machines — in delivering news to vast parts of the U.S. and global democracies."
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Whiplash alert: Facebook will give local news sources a signal boost in the News Feed, the company announced Monday afternoon. The change will be reflected in the U.S. first, and Facebook is hoping to roll this out to other countries later this year. These efforts are ostensibly intended to respond…
News publishers that have relied on Facebook for traffic will suffer.
"Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms, and consumers over many years."