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Facebook takes down over three billion fake accounts

Mark Zuckerberg spent time in France discussing regulation with President Emmanuel Macron after Facebook published its latest “enforcement report”, which details how many posts and accounts it took action on between October 2018 and March 2019. During that six-month period, Facebook removed more than three...

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Facebook bans extremist leaders including Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being ‘dangerous’

The bans are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups. Facebook has banned several far-right personalities including Alex Jones, the leader of Infowars. (Jose Luis Magana) Facebook said it has permanently banned...

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Here’s how to unlist your phone number from Facebook © Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. A phone number can mean much more when it’s stored on Facebook’s servers – even if you only provided it to help secure your account....

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Man steals $122m from Google and Facebook

A man has admitted to stealing more than $100 million from tech giants by forging invoices for purchases the companies had never made. He devised a blatant scheme to fleece US companies out of $100 million. Evaldas Rimasauskas, from Lithuania, sent fraudulent demands for money...

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Facebook removes accounts from Russia and Iran

© Reuters/Dado Ruvic FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described...

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Facebook and Instagram services suffer widespread outages

The Facebook “family” of apps was suffering issues, the company confirmedSeveral of Facebook’s products are suffering partial outages, affecting users globally. Facebook’s main product, its Messenger service, image-sharing site Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp have all been disrupted. The cause of the interruption is not...

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Facebook tricked children into spending money on games

Facebook deliberately allowed children to spend money on its platform without their parents’ knowledge, according to newly unsealed court documents. The multi-year effort was detailed in a class action lawsuit revealing Facebook’s alleged attempts to increase revenue for games like Angry Birds and PetVille. In...

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Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools

Do you worry that you, or your children, spend too much time on social media? Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday said they want to help you take control. In a statement, the social media giants — which are both owned by Facebook — announced “new...