Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to ...

Singapore’s fake news bill set to become law in 2H

The aim is to equip S’poreans with facts so they can engage in public discourse, says minister
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s fake news laws will likely come ...

UK to fine tech firms for hosting illegal content

LONDON • Technology firms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter face “substantial” fines or a UK ban under a new law if they don’t act swiftly enough ...

Singapore isn’t waiting for Facebook to crack down on fake news

Bill also intends to impose criminal sanctions including fines of up to RM3m and 10 years in prison
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • Singapore plans to ...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg calls for new global Internet regulations

NEW YORK • Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg (picture) called for new global regulations governing the Internet on Saturday, recommending overarching rules ...

Facebook bans white nationalism, white separatism on its platforms

Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism, a move that drew qualified approval from New ...

French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over NZ attack video

PARIS • The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said yesterday it was suing Internet giants Facebook and YouTube for allowing the public broadcast of ...

Facebook, Google face steeper Aussie privacy fines

SYDNEY • Tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google will face tougher penalties if they out privacy laws, under a plan Australia’s prime ...

Zuckerberg’s bad week got worse with live-streamed shooting

NEW YORK • Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg has had a very bad week, even in the context of a very bad year.
The week of bad news actually started on ...

Facebook mulls refunding advertisers on outage

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Facebook Inc is undergoing one of its most widespread and persistent system outages, with users across the globe unable to ...

UK MPs: Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news

LONDON • A scathing British parliamentary report yesterday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated ...

Emails show Facebook wielded data to reward, punish rivals

The emails could increase scrutiny around whether Facebook is a monopoly — one of Facebook’s biggest current political risks
By ...