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Facebook facing billion-dollar fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

16/07/2019 (Tue)

Facebook is set to face a $5bn fine following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.

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Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out

12/07/2019 (Fri)

In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being targeted.

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Facebook's crypto currency faces pre-G20 examination

28/06/2019 (Fri)

Heading in to the G20 summit, Facebook is on notice from powerful regulators including the Fed chief that its ambitious plans for a global crypto-currency face piercing scrutiny.

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Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency with 'Libra' coin

19/06/2019 (Wed)

Facebook unveiled plans on Tuesday (Jun 18) for a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, pledging to deliver a stable virtual money that lives on smartphones and could bring over a billion "unbanked" people into the financial system.

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Uber, MasterCard, Visa and other big companies have reportedly signed on to Facebook's blockchain efforts

13/06/2019 (Thu)

It sounds like Facebook has persuaded a suite of heavyweight companies to get involved in its secretive blockchain project.

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5 Tips to Boost Your Social Media Activities

10/06/2019 (Mon)

Are you a digital marketing specialist who’s curious about how to get more engagement out of social media? Or perhaps you’ve been in digital marketing for a while, but finding it hard to keep up with changing trends?

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Facebook will reportedly announce cryptocurrency this month, allowing employees to take it as salary

05/06/2019 (Wed)

Facebook is announcing its cryptocurrency later this month, according to The Information. The company is planning physical ATM-like machines where users can buy the currency, the report says. Employees working on the project will be able to take their salary in the new currency.

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Facebook F8 2019: What Small Businesses Need To Know

13/05/2019 (Mon)

Facebook recently had its annual developers’ conference F8 in San Jose on April 30. They announced a redesign, and several new features for Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and AR/VR.

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Mark Zuckerberg at F8 Conference Announces New eCommerce and Payment Platform

30/04/2019 (Tue)

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg gave a keynote presentation at the F8 Conference where he revealed that Facebook-owned WhatsApp is moving toward hosting web shops where customers can browse a store’s products and make purchases. This may represent a way to move beyond the advertising model by becoming an eCommerce platform.

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Facebook reveals how it ranks items in the news feed

02/04/2019 (Tue)

LONDON: Facebook is lifting the lid on the algorithm that decides which posts appear in its news feed, as part of a drive to be more transparent and offer greater control to users.

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Combatting Vaccine Misinformation

11/03/2019 (Mon)

We are working to tackle vaccine misinformation on Facebook by reducing its distribution and providing people with authoritative information on the topic. We are starting by taking a series of steps:

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Facebook’s launch of ‘clear history’ feature this year will crimp ad growth, CFO says

11/03/2019 (Mon)

LOS ANGELES: For Facebook, giving its 2.32 billion monthly users the ability to clear out their digital history – something the company plans to launch in 2019 – is going to hurt the social-media colossus’ business, according to a top Facebook exec.

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Facebook’s privacy move: major pivot or headfake?

11/03/2019 (Mon)

After building the world's biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else.

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Can Zuckerberg really make a privacy-friendly Facebook?

07/03/2019 (Thu)

SAN FRANCISCO: After building a social network that turned into a surveillance system, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s shifting his company’s focus to messaging services designed to serve as fortresses of privacy.

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Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

07/03/2019 (Thu)

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world's biggest social network sees its future in intimate online chats.

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