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Zuckerberg’s charm offensive shows Facebook founder has learned from his previous trips to DC
on 21st of Sep 2019 (CNN)There’s a side of official Washington that few Americans typically see, let alone experience. It exists, for the most part, beyond the reach of television cameras, away from congressional meeting

Facebook has acquired Servicefriend, which builds ‘hybrid’ chatbots, for Calibra customer service
on 21st of Sep 2019 As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it’s putting the pieces in place to help it run. In one of the latest developments, it has acquired Servicefriend, a startup

Zuckerberg’s visit to DC tells lawmakers that Facebook is finally taking them seriously
on 21st of Sep 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg toured Capitol Hill and the Oval Office on a recent visit to D.C., where he discussed tech regulation. Lobbying experts said the visit is likely an attempt to be in

Facebook suspends thousands of apps as part of ongoing data privacy investigation
(Sep 2019) Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The announcement came the

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row
(Sep 2019) (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March

On the Record: Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, Facebook’s hardware boss
on 21st of Sep 2019 Recently Facebook found itself in yet another privacy storm – this time over its undisclosed use of human contractors to listen to and review audio clips captured through Facebook Messenger and – as

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive
(Sep 2019) ZURICH (Reuters) – Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities

Businesses can now schedule Instagram posts and IGTV videos with Facebook — here’s how
on 21st of Sep 2019 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. Earlier this week, Facebook released a new update for its

Meet Facebook’s latest fake
on 21st of Sep 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business’ impact on democracy and

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps amid privacy investigation
(Sep 2019)   The GuardianFacebook suspends tens of thousands of apps  BBC NewsFacebook has suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps suspected of hoarding data  TechCrunchFacebook’s Suspension of ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Reveals Wider Privacy Issues  The New York TimesFacebook suspends “tens of thousands” of apps from 400 developers over improper data use  The VergeView full coverage on Google News

Twitter and Facebook need to do more to increase transparency
(Sep 2019)   The Independent

The latest series of sweeping bans of suspicious accounts on social media have launched Twitter and Facebook headfirst into some of the most important and .

Department of Justice lacks the teeth to savage Facebook and Apple
on 21st of Sep 2019   The Times

Mark Zuckerberg took a rare trip to Washington last week. The Facebook founder wined and dined members of Congress and had a private meeting with Donald .

Several dozen attend Facebook event to storm Area 51
(Sep 2019)   BBC News

Locals were expecting thousands of visitors after millions of people said they would attend on a Facebook event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us”.

Fake news gets more love than the real thing on Facebook
on 21st of Sep 2019   The Times

Researchers in Oxford have found that the most popular “junk news” stories on Facebook before the European elections in Mayreceived more shares, likes and .

Colne man used Facebook to harass former partners
on 21st of Sep 2019   Lancashire Telegraph

A MAN used social media to harass two former partners.

Facebook touts ‘playful’ commercial offering as it rolls out playable and AR ads
(Sep 2019)   The Drum

Facebook has unveiled three new commercial products – poll, playable and augmented reality ads – in a bid to satisfy advertisers’ desire to playfully interact .

Facebook excluded, US media giants unite to better serve a multicultural ‘new majority’
(Sep 2019)   The Drum

The biggest players in US media – Facebook excluded – have formed a cross-industry coalition to better understand multicultural audiences as the country .

Roger McNamee: Facebook’s ‘business model of converting people’s lives into data is morally wrong’
(Sep 2019)   Channel 4 News

One man who worked closely with Zuckerberg as Facebook started out was Roger McNamee. He now profoundly disagrees with how the company is run.

Facebook and Twitter cannot be allowed to police our politics
(Sep 2019)   Morning Star Online

FACEBOOK claimed today that a four-month-old post by the Morning Star’s international editor, stating nothing more than that Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan .

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