LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a national election. Continue reading
With a second brutal murder broadcast live on Facebook in as many weeks, the social media giant faces scrutiny. But with over 1.9 billion users, there is little the company can do to better police the content users upload, according to social media experts.
Officials say Steve Stephens, suspected of killing a Cleveland man and posting a video of the murder on Facebook, fatally shot himself after a “brief pursuit” by Pennsylvania State Police officers. Continue reading
European consumer protection authorities are taking aim at media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter, asking them to amend their terms of service or possibly face fines. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
A missing antique wedding dress has been located after the bride’s emotional plead on Facebook was shared over 280,000 times.
The social network’s quarterly revenue grew at its slowest rate since the company went public. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
The social networking company’s profit more than doubled on surprisingly fast growth of its mobile ad business. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Ugandan authorities order the closure of a chain of Bridge International Schools, a for-profit international chain of schools backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over concerns about poor sanitation and curriculum.
Twitter, Google, Facebook are changing their policies to prevent bullying and improve accuracy. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Kim Kardashian has briefly returned to social media, posting on Facebook for the first time since a robbery in Paris last month. Simon Thompson reports.