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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Experience Major Outage Globally

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is the world’s largest social media platform, it has experienced a major outage on Thanksgiving, across the continental US, with thousands of reports of problems flooding in to popular crowdsourcing site DownDetector.   FB Users reported that the outages across both Instagram and Facebook as both owned by the same company, but […]

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Cryptocurrencies Pose a National Security Threat to Washington; Steven Mnuchin

There is a latest indication that the Washington is preparing to exert its power over the digital currencies, as the treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday, he has very serious concerns about the cryptocurrencies, including the one being developed by Facebook Inc. Mr. Mnuchin said that the cryptocurrencies pose a national security threat, he […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain’s financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny. Tesla Inc. executive departures are apparently picking up speed again, with reports saying the electric-car maker has […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Civil Rights Audit Document Released

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) recently released its civil rights audit, a document that tracks the website’s progress on hate speech, abusive content and disinformation. The report concluded that the social media company still has a lot of room to grow, needing to make major improvements in the combating of hate speech specifically. The insider ownership percentage […]

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter initiate action against dangerous content

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter and other social media platforms agreed to take further steps to stop the spread of violent extremist content in Australia as global pressure increases following the live-streaming of the New Zealand massacre in March. An Australian task force that also includes YouTube and Australia’s biggest mobile-phone operators on Sunday released a report with […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape.  More than six months after Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plan to create an “independent body” to review controversial content decisions, Facebook says it has made fresh progress on the effort. The company has spent the last several months hosting discussions and reviewing public feedback on its plans. On Thursday, the […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) evaluating how should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. In an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado today, Zuckerberg said it might make sense to treat such videos differently from other misinformation such as false news. Facebook has long […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) handing over identifying information to French courts

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. “This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally,” Cédric O, France’s minister for the digital sector, told Reuters. “It’s really very important, they’re only doing it for France.” Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares shed […]

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) dismissed calls for break-up of social network giant and other big internet firms

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) dismissed calls for a break-up of the social network giant and other big internet firms on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content, Reuters reports. “Just because it is difficult to regulate the internet doesn’t mean policy makers should jump to the alternative of […]

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A senior Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Facebook, says it is not “for private companies” to decide how to balance free […]