online advertising Cooperation
The Wall Street Journal reported that Google and Facebook pledged to help one another if they ever faced an investigation into their pact to work together in online advertising.
Facebook to adopt measures against Iranian , Russian, Chinese outlets
Facebook is adopting a number of measures against Iranian, Russian, and Chinese outlets seemingly for monitoring US election and preventing any interference in the competition.
Facebook Starts Labeling Russian, Chinese, And Iranian State Media
Facebook Inc said it will start labeling Iranian, Russian, Chinese, and other state-controlled media organizations.
Facebook deletes fake accounts promoting Trump
TEHRAN (Iran News) – US social media company Facebook says it has taken down a news network that used hundreds of fake accounts to publish stories about a variety of topics, including articles promoting President Donald Trump and criticizing the Chinese government. Facebook said Friday it removed more than 900 accounts, groups, and pages on […]
Controversial movie “Hussein, Who Said No” illegally uploaded on YouTube, Facebook, EarthLink
The Arabic version of “Hussein, Who Said No”, Iranian director Ahmadreza Darvish’s controversial movie about the uprising of Imam Hussein (AS) against the Umayyad dynasty in 680 CE, has illegally been uploaded on YouTube, Facebook and EarthLink.
Police Sound ‘All Clear’ after Bomb Threat at Facebook’s Silicon Valley Campus
A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc (FB.O), police said, but gave the “all clear” after an hours-long search turned up no sign of a device. The New York Police Department had received an anonymous tip about a bomb threat regarding Facebook’s campus […]
Facebook is ‘of course’ working on AR glasses, but the technology is not ready for primetime
The world may not have been ready for mainstream adoption of Google smart glassesback in 2014, while the Microsoft HoloLens is still very much a work in progress, but eventually, augmented reality is likely to prove a revolutionary technology at a wider scale than we can perhaps imagine. AR experiences are different from the world of virtual reality, […]
Facebook Confirms Members’ Phone Numbers Used by Advertisers
Facebook confirmed the reports that advertisers were secretly using phone numbers given by members of the social network for enhanced security. A study by two US universities, first reported by news website Gizmodo, found that phone numbers given to Facebook for two-factor authentication were also used to target advertising. Two-factor authentication is intended to enhance […]
Facebook Stock Loses $120bn in Value after Scandals
Facebook’s stock has taken a nosedive, wiping out about $120bn in market value. The effect of fake news in the 2016 US election and user privacy concerns caused social media giant’s shares to plunge by about 20 percent. The plunge comes after earnings fell short of expectations following a series of scandals, Al Jazeera reported. […]
Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence
Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence. The new tactic being spread through the global social network was tested in Sri Lanka, which was recently rocked by inter-religious over false information posted on the […]