Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to donate to help migrant families: ‚We need to end this policy right now’

Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to donate to help migrant families: ‚We need to end this policy right now’

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zach Gibson/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg is calling on Facebook users to donate to groups helping migrant families at…

Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Facebook had data-sharing agreements with at least 60 device markers, many of which are still in effect, according to a report…

Country bans Facebook for a month

Country bans Facebook for a month

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress in America Papua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles and considers the website’s effect on the country. Communication minister Sam Basil said users posting pornography and false information would be identified. He also suggested the…

Google and Facebook face GDPR complaints

Google and Facebook face GDPR complaints

Image caption Four web giants are accused of breaking the law Complaints have been filed against Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp within hours of the new GDPR data protection law taking effect. The companies are accused of forcing users to consent to targeted advertising to use the services. Privacy group noyb.eu led by activist Max…

Here’s what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Here’s what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing. Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will face European lawmakers in a behind-closed-doors meeting next week — but he will also be flanked by another executive who is set to be grilled in public. Zuckerberg will be quizzed on Tuesday next…

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts over 3 months, in an unprecedented display of transparency

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts over 3 months, in an unprecedented display of transparency

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social network has revealed. It’s a major effort…

A former Facebook and Google exec explains why Amazon is a ‚silent assassin’ that could one day threaten Facebook

A former Facebook and Google exec explains why Amazon is a ‚silent assassin’ that could one day threaten Facebook

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Amazon is rumoured to be getting into the robot business. The online retail giant is quietly developing consumer robots that can help customers around the home, with a potential launch date of 2019, Bloomberg reported. According to one former senior executive at both Facebook and Google, the news…

Facebook is reportedly exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is reportedly exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is looking into creating its own cryptocurrency, according to a report by Cheddar. Reportedly, unnamed sources familiar with the matter said Facebook was „very serious” about its consideration of building its own decentralized digital currency. Cheddar’s report follows an announcement from Facebook’s head of Messenger, David Marcus, who said on Tuesday that he planned…

Facebook is shaking up its product team in a big way — this chart shows you exactly who’s running what

Facebook is shaking up its product team in a big way — this chart shows you exactly who’s running what

Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Facebook is getting a shake-up. On Wednesday, the news broke that the social network is re-organising the executives that oversee its suite of apps and products, and a source familiar with the matter confirmed the details to Business Insider. (Recode first reported the news.) There are now three key product…