Police in Thailand say they will discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Samantha Vadas reports. Continue reading
Cleveland police are on the lookout for a suspect who they say broadcast video of himself on Facebook while killing a person and claiming that he had murdered others.
A German court holds its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks.
Messaging app Snapchat says it will make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain’s tech standing as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading
A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
Facebook launches a pilot test of “Reactions”, which will allow users to express a range of emotions, instead of just “Like”.
(REUTERS/FACEBOOK) – A billion users in one day.
Facebook setting a new record this week.
But what is a billion? Really, what is it? Continue reading
(Reuters Business Report) – Seeing the news on Facebook could get a lot easier and faster. The social network wants to host news content on its own site instead of having you hit a link that takes you to a publisher’s site. The New York Times reports that Facebook is talking to half a dozen publishers including itself, BuzzFeed and National Geographic about hosting their content on Facebook.