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3 hours ago

UK calls for tighter regulation of 'digital gangster' Facebook

Legislators in the UK claim Facebook intentionally and knowingly violated the country's privacy and competition laws.

4:20

Facebook's convergence conundrum

Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram is a risky gamble and there isn't a good enough reason to do so.

1:30
7 Feb

AFP to combat fake news in North Africa

The international news agency's fact-checking operations expand to North Africa and the Middle East, in a new contract with Facebook.

3:30
5 Feb

Facebook, African NPOs partner for Safer Internet Day

The social network teams up with over 20 non-profit organisations and government agencies across Africa as part of Safer Internet Day 2019.

3:10
28 Jan

Facebook to integrate Messenger with WhatsApp, Instagram

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly wants to integrate the messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.

2:30
Jan 18, 2019

Facebook pulls Russian-linked fake accounts

The social network removes hundreds of accounts and pages, saying they engaged in co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour.

5:40
Jan 17, 2019

How Facebook can become a better public forum

Researchers from the University of Oxford and Stanford University argue Facebook should make changes to aid democracy and free speech.

2:00

Fraudsters use social media to target SASSA beneficiaries

The agency warns that a fake ad is making the rounds on Facebook, claiming to sell the new modernised social grant payment cards.

3:10

Excessive social media use similar to drug addiction

Around one-third of people on the planet are using social media, and some display excessive use tendencies towards social media sites, a study reveals.

7:20
Jan 10, 2019

Data breaches affect over 1bn users in 2018

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Liberty were among companies subjected to major data breaches in 2018.

4:10
Jan 2, 2019

Facebook promises stronger controls after scandal-ridden 2018

Mark Zuckerberg pledges to prevent election interference, stop the spread of hate speech and misinformation this year.

1:00
Dec 28, 2018

Instagram 'back to normal' after bug triggers temporary change to feed

The photo-sharing network says it has fixed a bug that led to a temporary change in the appearance of its feed for a large number of users.

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