Saturday, July 11, 2020

Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labeling...

Mark Zuckerberg overtakes Warren Buffett to become world’s third-richest person

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, further emphasing technology as the most robust creator of wealth. Zuckerberg, who...

Twitter urges users to change ‘unmasked’ passwords

Twitter on Thursday urged its more than 300 million users to change their passwords, saying they had been unintentionally "unmasked" inside the company by...

Google Braces For Huge EU Fine Over Android

Google prepared Wednesday to be hit with huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that...

Facebook Shakes Up Management After Data Scandal

Facebook on Tuesday confirmed an unprecedented management team shakeup in the aftermath of a major data privacy scandal that has rocked the social network. Co-founder...

Facebook sinking fast among US teens: survey

Facebook is rapidly losing ground against rival internet platforms in attracting and keeping US teenagers, a survey showed Thursday. The Pew Research Center report confirms...

Facebook made some private posts public for as many as 14M

Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May. The problem, which...

Twitter rooting out fake accounts at record rate: report

Twitter has been suspending more than one million fake and dubious accounts per day, according to The Washington Post, in an aggressive bid to...

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature -- while vowing to make privacy...
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down worldwide

Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various parts of the world and said it was working on a fix. Online monitoring service DownDetector reported...

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