Facebook even threatened to withhold investments until countries promised to support friendly laws.
Facebook has hired the new vice-president of communications for its multiple platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger.
New British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday sacked Michael Gove as Justice Secretary and replaced him with Liz Truss, a day after her surprise appointment of lead 'Leave' campaigner and appointed former London Mayor Boris Johnson as the new Foreign Secretary.
Finance Minister George Osborne warned that Britain would face a rise in taxes and further cuts to state spending after the country voted to leave the European Union.
Finance minister George Osborne said on Monday the British economy was strong enough to cope with the volatility caused by Thursday's referendum.
Seeking to calm turbulent markets post Brexit, Finance Minister George Osborne on Monday said the UK's economy is in a strong position to confront the new challenges but it would have to "adjust to the new situation".
Britain should only trigger Article 50 to leave the EU when it has a "clear view" of how its future in the bloc looks, finance minister George Osborne said Monday following last week's shock referendum.
The result of the British vote forced the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealt the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity
The camp favouring Britain's exit from the EU appears to have secured a slight edge as a new opinion poll on Sunday showed a three-point lead for Brexit.
Leaving the European Union would tip Britain into a "year-long recession", Finance Minister George Osborne warned on Monday as campaigning stepped up a month from a referendum on membership of the bloc Analysis released by the Treasury argued that leaving would cause "an immediate and profound economic shock" to Britain and damage economic growth.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew led the council's first-ever meeting of finance ministers, shoring up a major diplomatic push to end the war in Syria, where IS jihadists control a large swathe of territory and have installed their de facto capital.
Osborne and British foreign secretary William Hague are on a two-day visit to India to bolster trade and investment ties with Asia's third-largest economy.<br />
The arrival of George Osborne, Britain's finance minister, and Foreign Secretary William Hague, is the latest in a series of high-profile visits by foreign governments keen to build strong relations with Modi.
The UK finance minister said that the currency couldn't be split up like a CD collection.
A copy of what appeared to be the front page of the London Evening Standard, with full details of economic forecasts and changes to taxes appeared on the blog of political commentator Guido Fawkes at least fifteen minutes ahead of Osborne's speech.
Britain's Treasury chief has acknowledged that the country may lose its triple A credit rating even though his economic strategy remains centered on getting the public finances under control.
However, the British government has decided not to make any change in the 'intra-company transfers' for the next two years.
The agency said the rating outlook was stable, reflecting its "expectation that the government will continue to consolidate public finances", though it expects the economy to grow about 1.6% each year until 2015