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Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

9 August 2019, 7:26 AM

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent.

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project

20 June 2019, 8:33 AM

Facebook Inc’s plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project.

WhatsApp clones

In Indian election, a $14 software tool helps overcome WhatsApp controls

15 May 2019, 1:40 PM

WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as $14 are helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions set up by the world’s most popular messaging app, Reuters has found.

Sri Lanka blocks social media following anti-Muslim riots

14 May 2019, 9:18 AM

Sri Lanka has blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms after anti-Muslim riots hit several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks.


Facebook spends $22.6 million to keep Zuckerberg safe

13 April 2019, 9:13 AM

Facebook Inc more than doubled the money it spent on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s security in 2018 to $22.6 million (£17.3 million), a regulatory filing showed on Friday.



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