Social media giant Facebook said hackers from Pakistan used the platform to target people in Afghanistan with connections to the previous government during the Taliban's takeover of the country.
San Francisco/UNI/Xinhua: CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his company Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Social media site Facebook says that it is aware of reports of users having trouble accessing their apps and products and is working to restore service in the second major outage for the platform this week, the company said on Friday in a tweet.
Washington: An ex-Facebook employee has told US lawmakers that the popular social media company's apps and sites 'harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy', media reports said.
New York: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Monday night said 'sorry' to the users of the popular social media platform as it went down for several hours.
New Delhi/IBNS: Social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok on Tuesday announced that they won’t lift bans on content that promotes the Taliban after the group took control of Afghanistan.
Facebook has removed close to 100 Pakistani fake accounts and pages involved in suspicious activities including misleading domestic audiences by posing as international news entities through fake social media handles.
Moscow: A court in Russia has fined social network site Twitter 19 million rubles (USD 259,000) for not deleting content the country views as illegal, according to reports.
Moscow/Sputnik: Facebook has signed a multi-year content deal with one of Australia's largest media companies, News Corp, to be able to use its materials on its own platforms following the introduction of media bargaining laws in Australia, News Corp said in a press release.
New York: An independent UN human rights expert called on Wednesday for Facebook’s Oversight Board to give greater consideration to the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities before making decisions over controversial content, particularly involving hate speech.
Washington/Sputnik: Facebook and Instagram will immediately begin removing all accounts linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory movement, the company said in a statement.
San Francisco: Social media giant Facebook has removed over 150 fake accounts which were allegedly run by China.
Moscow/Sputnik: Facebook has told Ireland’s High Court that not being able to send data on EU users to the United States, as per a regulator order, might endanger its operations in Europe, the Sunday Business Post reported, citing court papers.
San Francisco: Social media giant Facebook on Thursday said it has removed 453 Facebook accounts, 103 Pages, 78 Groups and 107 Instagram accounts operated from Pakistan for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'.