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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...

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 Blames Server Problem For Massive Outage

Facebook Blames Server Problem For Massive Outage

Facebook blamed a “server configuration change” on Thursday for a massive outage affecting its applications around the world and brought fresh attention to the...
Google reveals massive iPhone hacks

Google reveals massive iPhone hacks

Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant...

The Latest: Facebook disabled 1.3B fake accounts in 6 months

The Latest on Facebook's content policing (all times local): 3 p.m. Facebook says it disabled nearly 1.3 billion fake accounts in the six months through March. Had...
NIRA set for sensitisation on .ng domain name

NIRA set for sensitisation on .ng domain name

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) on Tuesday said that it would generate more sensitisation and advocacy around the .ng domain. Mr Mohammed Rudman, President...
WhatsApp ‘will never be secure’ — Telegram founder

WhatsApp hacked, users urged to update App

WhatsApp on Tuesday encouraged its users to upgrade the app to plug a security breach that allowed sophisticated attackers to sneak spyware into phones,...

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...
New company logo for Facebook. Photo: AFP

Facebook unveils new logo

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network. The move aims to highlight the...
Facebook deletes 265 fake accounts targeting Nigeria, linked to Israeli firm

Facebook deletes 265 fake accounts targeting Nigeria, linked to Israeli firm

Facebook on Thursday said it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israel-based firm due to what...

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