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Facebook Inc has rejected an Australian regulator’s recommendation for greater scrutiny over the social network’s advertising market power and the ranking of news articles in customers’ feeds.
Facebook Inc and the United States Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a hefty settlement over the company’s privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine.
Public databases that shine a light on online political ads launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday’s U.S. elections, offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules.
President Xi Jinping of China on Wednesday called for greater global cooperation to develop the internet and make it more “fair and equitable”, as Beijing seeks to bolster its global role in shaping the web.
WhatsApp has banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the Facebook Inc. messaging service struggles to contain political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election in Latin America’s largest country.
Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month’s U.S. midterm elections.
India has asked its telecom operators to find ways of blocking applications such as Facebook and messaging app WhatsApp in the case of misuse, according to a document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Warren Buffett has donated roughly 3.4 billion dollars of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune.
Facebook Inc has revealed it had deleted and put a warning label on 1.9 million pieces of extremist content related to ISIS or al-Qaeda in the first three months of the year, as well as also published its internal definition of terrorism for the first time on Monday.
Google is releasing an app in Africa that will help internet users overcome obstacles such as the lack of high-speed connectivity and the cost of data on the continent.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a legislation aimed at penalising website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking and chipping away at a legal protection for the technology industry.
Facebook Inc shares fell to 6.5 percent on Monday after United States-consumer-protection-regulator said it was investigating how the social-network allowed data of 50 million users to get into the hands of a political-consultancy.
Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil liberties advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Wednesday refuted report of planned increment of Value Added Tax (VAT) by 50 per cent to meet up payment of the newly proposed minimum wage.
Ogar Jumbo, Assistant Superintendent of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was on Wednesday allegedly beaten to death by policemen for violating traffic rules.
Richarlison admitted Neymar will be missed by Brazil but the forward is confident he can help fill the void left by the star captain.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu, has advocated stiffer penalties against perpetrators illegal oil bunkering and theft in the South-South.
At least 47 of the over 70 political parties that contested the 2019 governorship election in Imo State have signified their intention to drag the winner, Emeka Ihedioha, to the election petitions tribunal.
Slovak environmental activist Zuzana Caputova took a step closer to becoming her country's first female president after winning the first round of nationwide elections, signaling a potential sea change for a country that has fallen victim to rampant corruption since it was established in 1993.
Some aspirants, who failed to secure the APC ticket to contest elective positions in Ebonyi, have urged the APC leadership to probe the deployment of funds released for all elections in the state.
Money market rates are expected to trade slightly lower following system liquidity boost, dealers have said.
The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos/Bishop of Remo, Rev. Olusina Fape, has challenged the Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, to ensure that people of faith are selected into his cabinet.
The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has dumped the party.