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Nov 16, 2018

Facebook bolsters plan to curb user misbehaviour

CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook's efforts to stifle user misbehaviour and bullying while maintaining a vibrant hub for online speech.

May 14, 2018

Fighting the fake news scourge

Many countries are trying to promote agendas and international interests through false discourse via fictitious online campaigns, says Cyabra.


Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook scandal

The company will begin bankruptcy proceedings after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees resulting from the data scandal.


Facebook sets limits on 'issue ads'

The social network introduces a new verification process for people buying "issue" ads, which have been used to sow discord online.

Jan 22, 2018

Facebook to prioritise 'trustworthy' news based on surveys

The social media firm will prioritise "trustworthy" news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys.

Nov 22, 2017

Whitman steps down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman, one of the most powerful women in US business, ends a six-year tenure that included overseeing one of the biggest corporate breakups in history.

Jul 3, 2017

Facebook changes algorithm to curb spammers

The algorithm behind Facebook's News Feed will be changed to limit the reach of those who frequently post clickbait and misinformation.

Jun 26, 2017

Western tech firms bow to Russian demands

A group of Western tech companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, accede to Moscow's demands for access to product security secrets.

Dec 15, 2016

Twitter excluded from tech meeting

Donald Trump's transition team excludes Twitter from tech exec meeting because it is too small.

Dec 6, 2016

Yahoo's 2016 Year in Review: Top Searched Celebrities, Most Popular News Stories, Leading Fashion Trends, and More

Yahoo (YHOO) today announced its annual 2016 Year in Review report. Entering its 15th year, Year in Review offers a detailed look into what intrigued the hearts and minds of millions of users worldwide throughout the year.


Zuckerberg discloses steps to fight fake news

Facebook is taking measures to weed out hoaxes and other types of false information, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg.


Google may face policy setbacks under Trump

The Internet giant faces a tougher regulatory landscape, as Donald Trump looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies.