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Facebook takes down anti-COVID vaccine campaign targeting doctors, elected officials
Facebook parent Meta took down accounts in France and Italy that were linked to an anti-COVID vaccine conspiracy movement called "V_V".
Facebook pulls the plug on its facial recognition system, to delete faceprints of over a billion users
More than a third of Facebook’s daily users had opted in to using the facial recognition system; concerns over privacy cited as the main reason for the shutdown.
Facebook agrees to pay French newspapers for content shared by users on the platform
Facebook said that beside paying for French content it would also launch a French news service, Facebook News, in January.
Facebook pinpoints router configuration changes for major global outage across platforms
Alterations to routers that facilitate network traffic between data centres led to a global outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Should internet giants pay for news? All about the debate and the global experience so far
Here's a look at how countries have gone about getting big tech to pay up for news content.
Facebook to lift ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform
Facebook struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Facebook plans to introduce 'Facebook News' feature in India by next year
Facebook has said that the news publishers will be paid in every country for the delivery of news on the app.
Facebook ignored hate speech rules on BJP-linked posts to protect its business: WSJ report
Facebook’s top public policy executive “opposed applying hate-speech rules” to at least four individuals linked with the BJP despite the fact that they were “flagged internally for promoting violence”
There could be adverse consequences in regulating Google, Facebook to help news media: NYT CEO
While Thompson believes regulatory scrutiny of the platforms is reasonable, he sees risk in giving regulators and politicians more control of media.
Facebook is officially encouraging publishers of fake news on its News platform, all in the name of diversity
How will Zuckerberg reconcile the ideals of factual, high-quality news with neo-Nazi ideology?
Facebook News launched in a testing phase with major publications in the US
A separate News tab will now appear in the Facebook app where all the news stories will be pushed.
Facebook is planning to launch a dedicated 'News' tab this week: Report
Facebook is reportedly scheduled to host an event in New York on 25 October.
Facebook passes internal memo of guidelines for its upcoming News Tab curators
One of the guidelines of the memo tells Facebook’s curators not to censor negative news about the company
Facebook is looking to start a News tab on its platform, offers news publishers millions in licensing fees
Facebook’s earlier attempts at bringing news content to the platform took the form of Instant Articles.
Facebook could start employing editors for its upcoming dedicated news section
Facebook could have a direct relationship with publishers in order to make sure that news content is available.
Facebook to invest $300 million over next three year in local news globally
Facebook has been slammed for its role in providing a platform for hate speech, misinformation.
Facebook to use postcards sent by US mail to verify IDs of people wanting to buy US elections related advertising
The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers
Facebook says social media can be used for public good, but acknowledges the negative effects it has as well
Facebook, in a corporate blog post, said that social media can be good for people's well-being if they use the technology in a way that is active, such as messaging with friends, rather than passive,
Facebook, Google, Twitter and other media organisations have joined 'The Trust Project' to fight fake news
Starting from 17 November, an icon will appear next to articles in Facebook News Feed. On clicking the icon, details about the organisation can be seen.
Facebook comes out with a button which gives information about publisher source, in its fight against fake news
The data collected by Facebook is from its Facebook Journalism Project which included feedback community and publishers who collaborated with them.