Nowadays, Facebook is used to make important announcements. But what happens when, despite being on Facebook, you haven’t checked your newsfeed in a while?
In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for criminal deception, a study has found that social media fraud increased 43 per cent in 2018.
Dubai Press Club (DPC), in partnership with Facebook, organised the region’s first Facebook News Forum in Dubai on Wednesday. More than 200 journalists, content creators, publishers and other professionals in the media field took part in the full-day event to discuss the future of the news industry and the need to ensure a continuous flow of accurate and reliable information on social media platforms, including the methods being used to fight and reduce the spread of fake news.
"I am so glad she's dead" or "That's what she gets" will no longer be up on your Facebook page as the social network giant will now remove such scurrilous comments about users who have passed away.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called for regulators to play a "more active role" in establishing rules that govern the internet, as the world's largest social media network struggles to defuse criticism.
In a shocking incident, a Delhi-based businessman has been duped of Rs 5.9 lakh by a Nigerian national, who allegedly befriended him on Facebook while posing as a London-based woman, police said.
The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar
Facebook said it was “back at 100 per cent” on Wednesday evening after an outage on all of its services affected users in various parts of the world. Online monitoring service DownDetector
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned hate speech was spreading online “like wildfire” at a meeting with victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings on Tuesday, vowing the world body will lead efforts to extinguish the problem.