Facebook plugs fake news loopholes ahead of SA elections
The social network puts a number of measures in place to counter election interference and misinformation.
Blow for tech giants as EU approves copyright laws
Under the new law, online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with authors and publishers to use their work.
Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence
The company creates artificial intelligence-powered maps to help humanitarian aid and relief agencies better assist people in need.
'Digital gangster' Facebook to appoint content reviewers
The social media giant outlines plans to create an independent oversight board to provide guidelines around implementing a level of censorship on the platform.
Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text
As many as 20 000 Facebook employees had internal access to the files.
Facebook works to reduce fake news as SA elections near
The company says it aims to reduce the spread of misinformation and protect election integrity.
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.