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4:20
Thursday

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.

2:00

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.

1:10

Facebook restores services after massive outage

The company's services resume on its social networking platform, Instagram and WhatsApp after an outage over the weekend.

3:00

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.

2:30

Zuckerberg advocates for new Internet rules

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls for updated rules to govern the Internet, suggesting new regulation in four areas.

3:00

Facebook bans white nationalism, separatism

The social network outlaws praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism on its platforms.

5:20

'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.

3:10

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text

As many as 20 000 Facebook employees had internal access to the files.

2:00
Mar 20, 2019

Cell C, Facebook connect university students

The mobile operator unveils its first public access WiFi hotspots at the University of the Western Cape, in partnership with Facebook.

2:30
Mar 15, 2019

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.

2:40
Feb 21, 2019

Curbing social media risks requires foresight

Companies should implement social media training programmes to stop reputational risks posed by staff online, says privacyconsulting's Russell Nel.

3:50
Feb 19, 2019

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.

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