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'Conspiracy to remove Ashok Gehlot': Rajasthan MLA accuses Ajay Maken of aiding Sachin Pilot | Gunbattle erupts in Kashmir's Kulgam after security forces receive input on militants' presence | Jaishankar slams US media over 'biased' coverage of India | Money laundering case: Jacqueline Fernandez granted interim bail | Rahul Gandhi-led Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes

Facebook, Twitter Remove 13 Russia-Linked Accounts

Washington/Sputnik: Facebook has removed 13 allegedly Russia-linked accounts focused on affairs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Algeria and Egypt, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Japanese Cybersecurity firm finds stolen data of over 7,600 Facebook accounts

Tokyo/Sputnik:  A Japanese cybersecurity firm said it found stolen login details for over 7,600 Facebook accounts stored on a server based in Russia, media reported Tuesday.

Social media giant Facebook bans US based extremist network 'Boogaloo'

Washington/UNI: Facebook banned a violent anti-government network from its platform, the social media giant said in a statement.

Facebook to ban hateful content in ads, label newsworthy posts over rules breaches – CEO

Moscow/Sputnik: Facebook will ban hateful content in ads published in the social network as well as label newsworthy posts that are violating the rules company's rules, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to allow users to switch off political ads in new voting campaign

Washington/Sputnik: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that his social networks will be launching a campaign to increase voter turnout in the upcoming US presidential election and that they will be introducing a feature to block all political ads.

Facebook says it found no foreign interference in Floyd protests

Los Angeles/Xinhua: Facebook said on Friday that it has not seen any foreign interference using its platform to meddle in the demonstrations across the country related to the death of George Floyd.

You are my everything: Sheryl Sandberg announces her engagement

Los Angeles/IBNS: Nearly five years after being widowed, Facebook's number two executive Sheryl Sandberg on Monday announced that she has decided to marry marketing executive Tom Bernthal.

Social media giant Facebook removes Jamaat Islami Karachi's official page over Kashmir March

Washington/IBNS: Social network giant Facebook on Monday removed Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter’s official page from its platform, allegedly over the party’s promotion of its Kashmir March, media reports said.

Facebook, Instagram Users Report Major Outages Worldwide - Downdetector

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Some of the world's most popular social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram, suffered serious outages across the globe, the Downdetector website, which monitors disruptions in the operation of major Internet platforms, showed.

Facebook agrees to pay $ 644,000 over data security issues: UK Information Commissioner

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Facebook has agreed to pay a fine of 500,000 pounds or about $644,000, in the United Kingdom over suspected failure to protect data, the UK Information Commissioner's Office said Wednesday.

Facebook to hire journalists to select top news for users as part of new media initiative

Moscow, August 21 (Sputnik/UNI) Facebook will hire a group of editors, which will be responsible for the selection of the most relevant news stories for its users, as part of the company's new media initiative, Campbell Brown, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, said.

Four buildings evacuated in California after sarin detected in Facebook mail facility

Washington, Jul 2 (Sputnik/UNI) Four buildings were evacuated at a Facebook mailing facility in the US state of California after a suspicious package was suspected to have a potentially dangerous substance, Facebook spokesperson Anthony Harrison said in a statement.

Facebook tightens live streaming rules after New Zealand mosque mass shooting

Moscow, May 15 (Sputnik) Facebook has announced that following the horrific terror attacks in New Zealand, which were livestreamed through its social media platform, it will tighten restrictions against people who violate its community standards with hateful content.

Facebook to raise pay for content moderators of graphic, violent posts

San Francisco, May 14 (Xinhua/UNI) Facebook said Monday that it is raising hourly pay for its content moderators who are working under harsh conditions to keep violent or graphic posts out of the reach of its users.

Facebook updates video ranking system to prioritize original content

San Francisco, May 7 (Xinhua/UNI) Facebook announced Monday a series of updates that will change its video ranking system to focus on original content and loyal viewership.