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Indonesia arrests founders of Facebook page for gays

Jakarta |Monday, 2018 6:45:15 PM IST

Indonesia has arrested two people in Java island for running a Facebook page for gays, accusing them of publishing pornography, the media reported on Monday.

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Japan urges Facebook to improve protection of personal data

Tokyo |Monday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST

Japan on Monday urged Facebook to improve the protection of personal data following a string of incidents in which the information of millions of users of the social networking site was leaked.

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Nick Clegg facing flak for joining Facebook

London |Sunday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who earlier criticised Facebook for paying too little tax in Britain, is now facing flak for joining the social network as its head of global affairs,

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Facebook shareholders ask Zuckerberg to step down as chair

San Francisco | Saturday, Oct 20 2018 IST

Pressure is mounting on Mark Zuckerberg to step down as Facebook chairman after several major shareholders called for more accountability following a string of controversies. The shareholders, which i

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'Anonymous Facebook ads influenced nearly 10 mn British voters'

London |Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

An anonymous political campaign on Facebook has reached nearly 10 million voters, asking them via advertisements to oppose British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, the media reported on Satur

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Facebook now has a War Room to fight election interference

San Francisco |Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

In line with its efforts to prevent misuse of its platform during elections, Facebook has set up a War Room to reduce the spread of potentially harmful content.

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Data breach: Motive of hackers financial, not ideological; says Facebook

Washington | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST

The Preliminary findings of Facebook's internal investigation team, in the 30 million Account data breach fiasco, underlines that the hackers were basically spammers with the motive of making illicit

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UP court receives complaint against Facebook's Zuckerberg

Lucknow |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

A complaint has been registered in an Uttar Pradesh court against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and three others for using national symbols and letter heads of President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime M

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Facebook likely to launch camera-equipped hardware for TVs

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:06 PM IST

Social networking giant Facebook is developing a camera-equipped set-top box for TVs that would support functionalities like video-calling, a media report said.

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Facebook 'Portal' video chat speaker to share your data with advertisers: Report

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

In yet another controversy surrounding Facebook and its users' privacy, reports surfaced on Wednesday, saying that Facebook's smart video chat speaker "Portal" will share data about your calls and app

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Facebook posts can help predict users' depression diagnosis

New York |Wednesday, 2018 1:45:06 PM IST

Language people use in their Facebook posts can predict a future diagnosis of depression as accurately as the tools clinicians use in medical settings to screen for the disease, suggests new research.

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Facebook expands policies on voter suppression

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST

With the US mid-term elections looming, Facebook has announced to expand its policies against voter suppression -- action that is designed to deter or prevent people from voting.

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