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UK competition watchdog slaps Facebook with £50 million fine for information breach
Facebook has been fined £50.5 million by the British government for breaching an order imposed by the Competition and Markets Authority concerning the tech giant’s purchase of video database company Giphy.
Fake Edward Snowden Account Removed From Telegram After Whistleblower's Outburst
Snowden previously reposted a comment saying that he had become the target of a scam network trying to promote a questionable cryptocurrency.
Facebook ‘to change its name as part of rebrand’
Facebook is planning to change its name as part of a dramatic company rebrand, according to reports.
Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name
Mark Zuckerberg wants to be known for building the metaverse
Facebook Receives Warnings from U.S. Senators After Novi Wallet Launch
Facebook launched its Novi wallet in a limited pilot program, according to a press release. After the launch of Novi, Facebook received immediately warnings from by Elizabeth Warren and other U.S. senators.
Facebook bets big on the metaverse - but what is it?
'Metaverse' refers to the merging of physical, augmented, and virtual reality in a shared online space. Facebook thinks it's the future of the internet.
Facebook To Pay Up To $14.25 Million To Settle US Employment Discrimination Claims
Kristen Clarke, assistant US attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, called the agreement with Facebook historic.
Apparently, it's the next big thing. What is the metaverse?
Facebook has just announced it's going to hire 10,000 people in Europe to develop the "metaverse".
Facebook to hire 10,000 in EU to work on metaverse
Facebook is planning to hire 10,000 people in the European Union to develop a so-called metaverse.
Facebook denies weak performance on hateful content
Facebook has denied allegations that its algorithms only remove a small number of posts containing hate speech.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos 'may have lied to Congress'
Executives at Amazon, including founder Jeff Bezos, may have misled or lied to Congress about the firm's business practices, top US lawmakers have said.
Orbán gets booster jab
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán got a booster jab of COVID vaccine over the weekend, a video posted on his Facebook page shows.
This is 'beginning of the end' for Facebook – cybersecurity analyst
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said in Congressional testimony on Tuesday that Facebook’s algorithm encourages people to watch angry, hateful and misleading content.
Was Facebook sabotaged from the inside?
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down just before noon on Monday, and the reasons remain mysterious.
George Galloway: Facebook is fighting to the death to stop those with the ‘wrong’ opinions from being heard
How convenient that Facebook ‘whistleblowers’ are emerging at exactly the same time as the social media giant is seeking to “reduce the presence of politics” on the site. What this means for freedom of speech is glaringly obvious.
Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complica...
As the tech giant admits targeting kids as young as four, it’s time for a grown-up discussion about Facebook and children
The ‘big’ revelation that Facebook has been researching how to attract young children to its platform would only be newsworthy if the social media giant weren’t doing so.
Your Android smartphone is spying on you, a new study claims
Did you think you can trust your Android smartphone with your data and personal information? This latest study will make you think twice.
Hungaricum Gala Closes Out Hunting, Nature Expo
A gala event celebrating Hungarian specialties capped off the “One With Nature” World Hunting and Nature Exhibition in Budapest on Thursday.
Facebook promotes hate to make money, whistleblower claims
The social media giant knows hate speech is a problem. It also knows it's profitable, a former employee claimed on Sunday.
Revealed: Facebook’s Secret Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations”
Experts say the public deserves to see the list, a clear embodiment of U.S. foreign policy priorities that could disproportionately censor marginalized groups.
USVI Gov't renews no-bid $70K contract for AG's daughter
The government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has renewed for another year a $70,000 no-bid contract for Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of USVI Attorney General Denise George, to "represent the USVI as a tourism destination and to...
‘Fake news’: Polish PM slams opposition for spreading lies about desire for EU ‘Polexit’ amid Warsaw legal supremacy dispute
Poland’s prime minister has accused the opposition of spreading “fake news” about the country’s supposed desire for ‘Polexit’, following a ruling that Warsaw’s law reigns supreme over Brussels’, stirring concern in the bloc.
Hungary's Orban hits Czech campaign trail to back PM Babis
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban backed his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis' s re-election bid on Wednesday (29 September), making a display of the close ties between the two central European leaders who have supported each other in ...
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