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FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs

Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the social-media giant out of the political hot seat in Washington....

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs

Source: wsj.com

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the ...
15:00 2019-06-28

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company...
11:48 2019-07-13

Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.     ...
12:16 2019-07-15

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
20:16 2019-07-12

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
16:48 2019-07-12

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
01:48 2019-07-13

FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook With $5 Billion Fine, Democrats Say The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levy...
19:48 2019-07-12

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism...
03:48 2019-07-14

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks lik...
16:48 2019-07-13

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
20:32 2019-07-15

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18:48 2019-07-16

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of th...
13:32 2019-07-10

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the b...
09:32 2019-06-18

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is ...
20:48 2019-05-22

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02:32 2019-06-03

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12:32 2019-06-27

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
23:32 2019-06-27

Apple will be fine without Jony Ive You could smell the hysteria at the news. Where will Apple, a company famous for its commitment to design and its famous designer, go from here? Sir ...
11:16 2019-06-28

Ordered Deported, Then Sent a $497,777 Fine From ICE Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crac...
21:32 2019-07-04

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this yea...
07:00 2019-06-04

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech co...
06:32 2019-07-18

Hey Hollywood, Tig Notaro is just fine with not knowing who you are When Tig Notaro first started dating her wife, actress Stephanie Allynne, the two went to see a movie together, and that day, Notaro discovered who A...
11:16 2019-07-02

UK's Prince William says it's fine for his kids to be gay Britain's Prince William said on Wednesday it would be absolutely fine if one of his children was gay but admitted he was worried about the persecuti...
15:32 2019-06-27

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably Enlarge / This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smi...
23:16 2019-06-20

Joe Biden's Campaign Pretends That Everything's Fine Former Vice President Joe Biden has been having a rough night during Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. Nevertheless, you’ve gotta respect the she...
02:32 2019-06-28

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a...
13:48 2019-07-09

World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks Rejecting notions about how they should present themselves as female athletes, the women are turning to colorful hair and bold lips to showcase their...
14:16 2019-06-20

| US spa to pay fine for denying service to blind customer A spa in Los Angeles has agreed to change its policies and pay damages to a blind man denied access to the facility on grounds "his kind" would not b...
19:16 2019-07-10

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks...
12:32 2019-06-05

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engi...
19:16 2019-06-14

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infa...
20:16 2019-05-22

Fine, we'll bite: Who should Keanu hypothetically play in the MCU? Apparently no longer content with periodically breaking America’s nerdiest hearts, Marvel Cinematic Universe mastermind Kevin Feige is now bound and ...
12:32 2019-06-20

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to visit her babies in hospital, and all are doing fine despite being born weeks...
09:16 2019-05-21

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on...
13:32 2019-07-18

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior minist...
20:48 2019-06-11

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities hav...
14:32 2019-06-11

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03:32 2019-07-20

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13:32 2019-07-02

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05:00 2019-06-10

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12:32 2019-05-29

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13:32 2019-06-19

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03:32 2019-06-20

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18:16 2019-06-09

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14:32 2019-05-22

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13:48 2019-05-21

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23:16 2019-06-06

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02:00 2019-07-04

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05:32 2019-06-11

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08:48 2019-05-28

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04:00 2019-06-08

Arriving in Ireland, Trump says Brexit will be fine for the country Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the Euro...
13:32 2019-06-05

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07:32 2019-06-11

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03:16 2019-07-16

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14:16 2019-06-10

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19:48 2019-05-27

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17:32 2019-07-01

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11:16 2019-07-01

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10:48 2019-05-24

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23:48 2019-06-12

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17:16 2019-05-29

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08:00 2019-06-10

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04:16 2019-07-08

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13:00 2019-06-18

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09:16 2019-07-20

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09:16 2019-07-09

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19:00 2019-07-17

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branc...
06:48 2019-06-21

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13:16 2019-07-09

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00:16 2019-06-02

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12:16 2019-06-10

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
13:32 2019-07-10

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer,...
16:16 2019-07-09

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12:32 2019-06-03

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information ...
10:16 2019-07-08

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle ...
05:32 2019-07-11

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07:32 2019-07-11

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a...
14:48 2019-06-15

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more tha...
16:16 2019-07-17

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket p...
08:31 2019-05-21

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense adver...
11:32 2019-06-05

The Hot Zone makes for a fine thriller and cautionary tale, and every so often works as both In a sense, there’s no way that The Hot Zone could avoid being somewhat anticlimactic. As anyone alive to read this can personally attest, the popula...
22:00 2019-05-27

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—all...
11:16 2019-07-09

The NFL will not discipline or fine Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was investigated after an accusation that he physically abused his son, will not be suspended or fi...
19:48 2019-07-19

Double Fine Productions is Microsoft’s latest Xbox acquisition Enlarge / Tim Schafer introduces himself as part of Microsoft for the first time. LOS ANGELES—"For the last 19 years, we've been independent. Then...
22:32 2019-06-09

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14:16 2019-06-12

The Good Place cast and crew say that "everything is fine," thanks to Mike Schur The Good Place panel drew in hundreds of fans at the last Comic-Con before its previously announced final season, some having waited in line from the...
02:32 2019-07-21

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty t...
19:32 2019-07-08

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds (...
11:16 2019-07-09

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million cust...
14:16 2019-07-09

Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke "Australian Bernard Tomic\u0027s appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" at Wimbledon earlier this month has...
04:32 2019-07-20

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to p...
03:16 2019-06-04

Yankees’ Aaron Boone spent his MLB punishment in fine style Aaron Boone didn’t have a bad seat for Friday’s win over the Rockies, when he served a one-game suspension for his profanity-laced rant in the first ...
13:16 2019-07-20

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return c...
22:00 2019-06-11

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine...
14:32 2019-07-09

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, ...
04:48 2019-07-20

French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine Historic wins from Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finall...
17:16 2019-06-09

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will ha...
09:00 2019-07-08

'Unwell' Tomic to appeal against Wimbledon fine for playing below standards "Australian Bernard Tomic said he planned to appeal against his fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" during his 58-minute, fir...
08:16 2019-07-07

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest b...
15:32 2019-05-23

England can learn from World Cup pain as USA expose fine margins at the top Phil Neville said he did not want any tears as his England players dragged themselves from the turf and gathered for a post-match huddle, but many of...
10:16 2019-07-03

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-proper...
01:48 2019-06-17

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an...
08:48 2019-07-11

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecut...
11:32 2019-05-23

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Rea...
18:32 2019-05-23

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magis...
13:16 2019-06-16

Jaguars fine absent linebacker Smith $88K for missing camp JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team’s mandatory, thre...
23:48 2019-06-15

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guer...
12:16 2019-06-28

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dorma...
21:32 2019-06-12

Wisconsin city’s anti-bullying ordinance would fine parents A Wisconsin city is considering putting into place an anti-bullying ordinance that would fine parents if their children bully others. Wisconsin Rapid...
22:16 2019-06-12

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
11:16 2019-07-10

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billi...
04:16 2019-06-18

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at ...
11:00 2019-07-13

North of Cooperstown, a Hall of Fame That Fits Canada Just Fine The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement i...
05:16 2019-07-19

Exxon agrees to $1 million fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yell...
14:32 2019-06-05

Norris rewarded for fine start with 2020 seat at McLaren along with Sainz "McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos...
18:32 2019-07-09

Masahiro Tanaka caps MLB All-Star Game dream in fine fashion CLEVELAND — Five years later than he hoped, Masahiro Tanaka enjoyed his first All-Star Game experience. The Yankees’ veteran right-hander made his Mi...
01:16 2019-07-10

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
12:00 2019-05-29

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in...
08:16 2019-07-03

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back wh...
11:00 2019-07-02

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light la...
13:16 2019-07-08

Doc Rivers’ Kawhi Leonard comparison earns Clippers a tampering fine The Clippers’ not-so subtle pursuit of Kawhi Leonard has gotten them into some trouble. The NBA fined them $50,000 dollars for tampering violat...
15:48 2019-05-31

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading...
12:01 2019-07-02

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said We...
08:16 2019-06-05

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get ...
06:16 2019-07-08

OJ Simpson says post-prison life playing golf in Las Vegas 'is fine' Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years ...
11:32 2019-06-10

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about ...
09:00 2019-07-08

Lindsey Graham Is Fine With Keeping Migrants in Horrific Conditions for '400 Days' if Necessary Speaking on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham said that migrants should be kept in detention for as long as necessary, regard...
21:48 2019-07-14

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
12:32 2019-05-21

Another fine mesh: how Game of Thrones chainmail couture is invading the catwalks Fashion is embracing a whole new revival of metallic chic inspired by the hit showCall it the Game of Thrones effect. Chainmail, once the preserve of...
16:01 2019-05-25

Diddy's Ex Cassie Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Boyfriend Alex Fine Sean "Diddy" Combs' ex Cassie is pregnant. The singer-model announced this morning that she is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with boyfrien...
10:32 2019-06-13

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terr...
15:32 2019-06-13

'I feel fine': Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health a...
11:00 2019-07-19

Brooks Koepka is playing second fiddle to his caddie this week and he's fine with that World No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka arrives at the Open Championship needing to play Royal Portrush as well as his caddie Ricky Elliott has.  ...
10:32 2019-07-16

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to eng...
07:48 2019-05-23

Tennis: Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke Australian Bernard Tomic's appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to "required professional standards" at Wimbledon earlier this month has been de...
03:32 2019-07-20

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulat...
20:32 2019-05-22

You can see Halsey's underarm hair in her Rolling Stone cover and that's perfectly fine Rolling Stone featured singer Halsey for its July cover, and it's a pretty normal one: the singer's arms are resting behind her neck and she's starin...
18:48 2019-06-21

Why Damyean Dotson thinks Knicks will be fine without free-agent splash Rehabbing Damyean Dotson, who finished the season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, believes the club will be fine even without a big fre...
15:48 2019-06-27

Instagram influencer protests outside Reitmans head office over ‘Mom, I’m fine’ campaign For the past week, content creator and Instagram influencer Jonathan Kubben has been peacefully protesting metres away from the Reitmans head office....
21:32 2019-06-30

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using s...
08:48 2019-06-16

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to eng...
09:32 2019-05-23

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the c...
04:16 2019-05-28

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
10:48 2019-07-20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot...
15:01 2019-06-18

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lak...
14:48 2019-06-19

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk f...
19:48 2019-06-17

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out ...
20:32 2019-07-16

USA's mastery of fine details helped them beat talented England | Hope Solo The difference between victory and defeat can be razor thin. It was the Americans who made the most of their resources in the semi-finalThe game betw...
16:32 2019-07-03

British Airways faces record $230 million GDPR fine over data breach British Airways is facing a record $230 million fine over a 2018 security breach that compromised the personal data of roughly 500,000 customers. Rea...
08:32 2019-07-08

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston h...
13:32 2019-05-25

Women's Round-up: Bertens beats Parmentier to continue fine form on clay "Fourth seed Kiki Bertens progressed to the second round on Court Suzanne-Lenglen with a 6-3 6-4 win against France\u0027s unseeded Pauline Parmentie...
12:32 2019-05-27

Double Fine and Bandai Namco aren’t ending the world when Rad launches August 20 Developer Double Fine and publisher Bandai Namco announced today that Rad will launch on August 20 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.Read M...
08:31 2019-05-21

Scotland survive Khadija Shaw’s class to leave for World Cup in fine spirits • Women’s International Friendly: Scotland 3-2 Jamaica• Cuthbert 30, Weir 35, Howard 68; Shaw 15 49Scotland’s women will head to the World Cup having...
19:32 2019-05-28

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip ...
18:48 2019-05-25

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century...
14:32 2019-05-25

England fine-tuning is complete as Eoin Morgan's side bid to rule the world Even in the smoothest of Cricket World Cup build ups, as the world's top-ranked team and having won 11 series on the spin, England have been unable t...
09:16 2019-05-21

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursda...
19:16 2019-06-27

Simon Yates takes fine stage 12 win as Rohan Dennis dramatically quits Tour • British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage• Time-trial specialist Dennis’s departure shrouded in mysterySimon Yates, the winner ...
17:32 2019-07-18

Tomato fight: Cento Fine Foods faces lawsuit over authenticity of its San Marzano tomatoes A federal class action lawsuit alleges New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods' products are not "authentic" San Marzano tomatoes.    ...
22:16 2019-05-22

Microsoft paints Xbox Scarlett in broad strokes, but not ready to talk fine details After months of rumor and speculation, Microsoft finally confirmed some critical details about its next-generation Xbox - Project Scarlett - during i...
05:00 2019-06-10

GDPR: British Airways faces record £183m fine for customer data breach Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for “poor security arrangements” - British Airways says it's “surprised and disappointed” b...
06:32 2019-07-08

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her...
15:16 2019-07-10

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade stude...
17:16 2019-05-23

Jon Favreau confirms James Earl Jones is just fine, despite his absence from Lion King promotions  While there has been an understandably exorbitant amount of focus placed on the presence of some (go ahead and insert Tiffany “New York” Pollard’s “...
17:32 2019-07-11

Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb 'feels fine' after 102-mph line drive off head: report Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb is reportedly “feeling fine” a day after he took a 102-mph line drive off the back of his head in a frightening m...
01:00 2019-06-17

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are G...
11:48 2019-07-08

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher ...
09:32 2019-07-18

A woman shamed a wedding guest for wearing an 'absurdly short dress,' but a lot of people think her outfit is perfectly fine Shutterstock A woman posted a photo from someone's courthouse wedding in the "That's It I'm Wedding Shaming" Facebook group with a caption that crit...
20:32 2019-05-21

Paul Scholes apologises for 'genuine mistake' after FA fine for betting £26,000 on football Paul Scholes has apologised for his "genuine mistake" having been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after accepting a charge of breaching bett...
09:16 2019-06-19

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Co...
16:48 2019-05-26

Opinion: Donald Trump won't discuss equal pay for USWNT. It's fine; the women have got this Asked about equal pay for the U.S. women's soccer team, Donald Trump said, "We'll talk about that later." But these women don't need h...
01:16 2019-06-13

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling ...
13:32 2019-06-14

Prince William would be 'absolutely fine' if one of his children were gay William and Duchess Kate are the parents of three children: five-year-old George, four-year-old Charlotte and one-year-old Louis.    ...
16:48 2019-06-27

We tried IHOP's new 'Big IHOP Pancake Burger,' and it's fine After receiving backlash for last year’s iHob promotion, iHop is making another push for burgers. This time, instead of changing their own name, iHop...
14:00 2019-06-04

Diddy's ex Cassie is having a daughter with Alex Fine: 'Can’t wait to meet our baby girl' The 32-year-old singer and boyfriend Alex Fine announced on their respective Instagram accounts that they're welcoming a baby girl together. &#...
09:48 2019-06-13

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.  ...
17:32 2019-06-13

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
01:48 2019-06-12

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wed...
22:48 2019-07-03

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
12:48 2019-06-12

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
16:32 2019-06-12

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
09:32 2019-05-21

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audi...
04:48 2019-07-01

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
09:48 2019-06-18

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in ev...
18:16 2019-06-18

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDona...
12:32 2019-07-06

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the...
17:32 2019-06-28

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
18:48 2019-06-13

How to know for sure if Facebook (or any social network) is down Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In the past...
08:48 2019-07-04

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
11:48 2019-06-12

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
19:16 2019-06-07

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.R...
13:48 2019-07-03

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
06:48 2019-06-12

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking indu...
12:48 2019-07-13

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why th...
13:16 2019-07-11

Facebook Patents Shadowbanning Within the past 24 hours, Facebook was granted a patent for “Moderating content in an online forum,” which it first applied for in February of 2015. ...
13:48 2019-07-16

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Right...
19:32 2019-06-30

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
16:16 2019-06-08

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
16:48 2019-06-12

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
17:16 2019-06-11

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's o...
07:32 2019-06-19

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
02:48 2019-06-19

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
23:16 2019-06-30

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020....
07:48 2019-07-09

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, th...
00:32 2019-06-12

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
20:48 2019-06-11

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
21:32 2019-06-05

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who mig...
10:32 2019-06-13

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know a...
07:00 2019-06-23

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate spee...
13:32 2019-06-21

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?...
13:16 2019-06-27

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
02:16 2019-06-21

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
17:48 2019-07-03

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
10:32 2019-07-05

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each us...
18:32 2019-06-27

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
17:16 2019-06-06

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
08:16 2019-06-18

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
22:16 2019-06-13

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
11:32 2019-05-31

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
16:48 2019-06-07

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from pe...
17:48 2019-06-19

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and w...
22:16 2019-06-03

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
17:32 2019-07-16

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of O...
17:48 2019-07-15

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joi...
14:32 2019-07-18

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, r...
19:32 2019-07-09

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
11:48 2019-06-02

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's imp...
02:32 2019-06-01

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world...
12:16 2019-07-13

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they ...
22:01 2019-07-11

|Facebook’sbigLibralaunch'onlyfannedtheflames'forcritics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations...
17:16 2019-07-15

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best...
14:16 2019-07-11

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
12:32 2019-07-16

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
16:16 2019-07-12

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
07:16 2019-07-13

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to repor...
02:16 2019-07-21

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "enti...
15:16 2019-07-09

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
04:48 2019-07-16

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
04:16 2019-05-29

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over ...
17:16 2019-07-12

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
17:32 2019-06-03

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its...
07:16 2019-05-28

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the la...
03:32 2019-07-17

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
14:16 2019-06-03

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands a...
19:48 2019-07-12

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It...
18:16 2019-05-21

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
17:32 2019-05-24

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with ma...
05:16 2019-06-13

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
05:16 2019-06-13

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
01:48 2019-06-13

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? ...
15:32 2019-05-24

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a s...
06:48 2019-06-28

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
00:16 2019-05-24

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has ag...
22:16 2019-06-27

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
00:16 2019-06-14

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
03:32 2019-07-17

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
02:32 2019-07-16

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
02:16 2019-07-17

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into...
04:48 2019-06-28

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory...
19:48 2019-07-16

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activ...
00:16 2019-05-24

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
17:48 2019-05-24

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogni...
17:32 2019-06-28

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
04:16 2019-07-16

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data pra...
05:48 2019-06-12

Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at...
18:16 2019-07-01

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area. ...
18:32 2019-07-01

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
18:48 2019-07-01

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
07:48 2019-05-28

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illi...
20:48 2019-07-15

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
18:00 2019-06-11

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has bee...
13:48 2019-07-01

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
14:32 2019-07-16

Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be...
09:32 2019-06-12

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
11:48 2019-06-29

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
16:48 2019-06-12

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in ...
18:32 2019-06-30

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program call...
16:48 2019-06-12

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
13:32 2019-07-16

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
18:48 2019-06-30

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
16:00 2019-05-26

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-r...
08:48 2019-07-16

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
20:16 2019-06-19

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow...
12:48 2019-06-27

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
14:32 2019-06-18

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
13:48 2019-06-18

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
10:48 2019-06-18

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
10:16 2019-06-18

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people inv...
23:48 2019-06-19

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new dig...
09:32 2019-06-18

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set ...
10:32 2019-06-20

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.R...
12:01 2019-06-20

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
23:16 2019-05-21

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
06:16 2019-06-18

Why Jesse Eisenberg Quit Facebook After 10 Minutes The star of “The Art of Self-Defense” and “The Social Network” on fighting bicycle thieves and why he shuns social media even though he headlined the...
15:32 2019-07-19

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook...
14:48 2019-06-18

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
00:32 2019-06-19

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
10:16 2019-05-21

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
20:48 2019-06-18

Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a rea...
03:32 2019-07-20

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
19:48 2019-06-18

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new curren...
08:48 2019-06-19

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’r...
18:16 2019-06-18

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona ...
12:32 2019-05-21

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of...
15:48 2019-06-18

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the...
13:16 2019-06-19

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
06:32 2019-05-22

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
11:48 2019-05-22

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
14:32 2019-05-23

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
14:32 2019-05-23

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it...
12:48 2019-06-27

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
14:32 2019-05-23

Facebook Workplace reveals price rise Facebook is set to hike the price of its Workplace collaboration suite in a major upheaval of its business products.From September 2nd, Workplace wil...
10:01 2019-07-17

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
16:32 2019-05-23

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebo...
16:32 2019-06-27

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practice...
09:16 2019-07-17

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
18:16 2019-06-27

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from...
07:48 2019-07-17

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dr...
16:16 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
08:00 2019-06-23

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook...
02:32 2019-06-18

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
16:00 2019-05-22

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
00:48 2019-07-18

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
23:48 2019-07-17

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social netw...
11:16 2019-06-21

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
19:16 2019-07-17

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of e...
06:32 2019-05-23

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychologic...
08:00 2019-06-23

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
17:32 2019-07-17

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
10:32 2019-05-23

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
12:16 2019-06-14

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire o...
20:32 2019-07-01

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
17:48 2019-05-30

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
15:01 2019-07-05

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
13:32 2019-06-07

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
19:32 2019-07-12

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based...
21:32 2019-07-11

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
16:32 2019-06-08

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media...
18:48 2019-05-29

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options ...
14:48 2019-05-29

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time,...
11:48 2019-05-29

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sar...
15:16 2019-07-02

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Strange...
06:48 2019-07-04

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a m...
16:16 2019-07-14

California Facebook mail facility quarantined A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin. ...
12:32 2019-07-02

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
15:48 2019-07-15

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
12:16 2019-06-05

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
02:32 2019-06-08

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
22:16 2019-07-11

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
17:01 2019-07-12

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters ...
08:16 2019-06-07

Facebook blocks Huawei from pre-installing its apps Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
09:48 2019-06-07

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, ac...
23:16 2019-07-03

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
09:32 2019-07-12

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
13:16 2019-06-07

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
13:32 2019-07-03

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
20:32 2019-05-30

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data ...
19:00 2019-07-12

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
11:00 2019-07-12

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as...
16:32 2019-06-07

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
09:32 2019-07-03

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to...
05:48 2019-07-12

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
22:16 2019-07-11

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
16:16 2019-07-15

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
20:16 2019-05-28

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
13:32 2019-06-03

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be mak...
06:00 2019-06-11

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these chall...
07:48 2019-06-04

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itsel...
17:16 2019-07-09

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platf...
11:32 2019-07-02

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the soc...
08:48 2019-07-02

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" bas...
17:16 2019-05-28

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/V...
04:16 2019-06-11

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried abou...
15:32 2019-07-08

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
16:32 2019-07-08

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
12:48 2019-06-03

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The comp...
13:16 2019-07-09

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge...
03:48 2019-06-01

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that cou...
18:48 2019-07-09

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
14:32 2019-05-28

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
13:16 2019-06-11

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any t...
07:32 2019-06-19

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.R...
23:32 2019-06-20

How Facebook is capturing the hearts and minds of gamers and streamers Facebook was out in force with a big presence at E3, and the company made a lot of effort to gather eyeballs about games and to draw attention to str...
12:01 2019-06-20

Facebook ads funded by 'dark money' are the right's weapon for 2020 The right and conservative media are using the untraceable ads to push a rightwing agenda and get Donald Trump re-electedIn the weeks leading up to a...
06:32 2019-07-05

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ...
11:00 2019-07-12

Facebook US data transfer case goes to Europe’s top court LONDON — An Austrian privacy campaigner’s long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the U.S. has reached EuropeR...
08:16 2019-07-09

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, includi...
02:00 2019-07-04

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group ...
09:32 2019-07-19

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that. ...
13:32 2019-07-09

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighten...
08:16 2019-06-22

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely ...
18:32 2019-07-17

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
13:00 2019-07-04

Meet the millennials pretending to be baby boomers on Facebook Online, you can be anyone. So why are millennials choosing to roleplay as baby boomers?You know it when you see it: a couple of extra commas followin...
02:32 2019-07-09

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
04:32 2019-06-21

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain tec...
16:32 2019-07-04

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expec...
04:48 2019-06-19

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many contro...
22:32 2019-07-05

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial ...
05:16 2019-07-18

Facebook removes accounts used to distribute malware since 2014 Facebook has shut down more than 30 accounts that were found to be spreading Remote Access Trojans (RATs) through malicious links that claimed to inf...
11:48 2019-07-02

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syst...
07:32 2019-07-19

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcem...
05:16 2019-07-11

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
04:32 2019-07-11

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced ...
12:16 2019-05-28

The Great Failure of Facebook’s AI Content Moderation System When 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark posted a series of graphic images on Sunday of the slain corpse of 17-year-old Bianca Devins to Instagram and D...
15:00 2019-07-19

Facebook snags exclusive VR games for Oculus headsets Facebook wants to give Oculus a boost by acquiring game studios and signing exclusive deals for VR versions of well-known games. According to The Inf...
15:48 2019-07-10

The Life of a Facebook Moderator Sounds Even Worse Than You Imagined For years, reports have emerged detailing the toll moderating online content takes on those tasked with cleaning up the websites of the most powerful...
18:48 2019-06-19

How to delete your Facebook account and bring your photos and other info with you We've seen plenty of reasons to quit Facebook, including a new report about contractors' working conditions. Here's how to delete your...
13:32 2019-06-19

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Repor...
16:32 2019-07-09

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destab...
15:48 2019-07-19

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services...
13:32 2019-06-20

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial ...
20:00 2019-07-19

Facebook’s image outage revealed how it uses AI to catalog our photos A Facebook outage on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some users: the company uses artificial intelligence to catalog the co...
18:16 2019-07-05

Facebook usage has collapsed since scandals, data shows Company’s own upbeat figures thrown into doubt by business analytics firm Mixpanel Facebook usage has plummeted over the last year, even as the compa...
11:48 2019-06-20

Facebook US Data Transfer Case Goes to Europe's Top Court An Austrian privacy campaigner's long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the US reached the European Union's highest co...
14:32 2019-07-09

Facebook uses AI to analyze and catalog every single photo you upload A Facebook outage that also affected Instagram and WhatsApp on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some Facebook users: the com...
11:32 2019-07-05

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocur...
12:16 2019-06-19

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissi...
00:48 2019-07-19

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.      &#...
15:00 2019-07-19

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter ...
19:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at...
00:32 2019-07-02

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Accounts Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it o...
22:16 2019-06-30

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech compla...
11:48 2019-07-02

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speec...
12:01 2019-07-02

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
12:16 2019-07-16

Facebook will ban ads that discourage voting in U.S. ahead of 2020 election Facebook pledged to put its new "don't vote" policy prohibition into effect in the fall, before the 2019 U.S. elections on Nov. 5, Chief Operating Of...
21:32 2019-06-30

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate a...
12:01 2019-07-02

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
12:16 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
14:32 2019-07-16

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on ...
09:16 2019-06-30

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with natio...
14:16 2019-07-15

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as p...
14:32 2019-07-16

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regula...
15:16 2019-07-16

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
08:48 2019-07-16

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
07:32 2019-07-16

Facebook will fight misinformation linked to the 2020 US census Facebook isn't just limiting its anti-interference efforts to elections. The social network has published a second updated on its civil rights ...
23:48 2019-06-30

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last we...
02:16 2019-07-02

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming a...
20:32 2019-07-01

Sarin possibly detected at Facebook mailing facility At least two people may have been exposed to sarin at a Facebook mailing facility in Menlo Park, California, fire officials said Monday, NBC reports....
02:32 2019-07-02