Facebook Announces That it Will End P2P Payments in UK and France

In news that, reportedly, won’t affect many users, Facebook has announced that, effective June 15th, it will remove its peer-to-peer payments option in both the UK and France. As explained by Facebook, users in these... Read more »

Apple Restoring Facebook’s Developer Certificate After Ban Over Privacy Abuse

Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled Wednesday. Late Tuesday, TechCrunch reported that Facebook paid teens and other users who agreed to download an app called... Read more »

Facebook Has a ‘Black People Problem’: Ex-Employee Spotlights Race Issues in Public Memo

Mark Luckie, a digital strategist and former journalist, says he accepted the job offer from Facebook reluctantly. At first, he didn’t want to move to Silicon Valley from Atlanta, where he had... Read more »

Facebook’s Outgoing Communications Chief Takes Fall for Hiring PR Firm Definers

The outgoing head of Facebook’s communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm accused of using “black ops” style techniques, acknowledging critics including investor George... Read more »

Facebook Messenger Goes Down in Several Parts of the World

Several users in the US and Europe late on Monday, and on Tuesday, reported that Facebook Messenger was not working for them. According to DownDetector.com, a portal that tracks when outages happen... Read more »

Facebook Says Removed 14 Million Terror-Related Piece of Content So Far

Facebook has removed more than 14 million “pieces of terrorist content” on its platform till September this year that was related to the Islamic State (IS), Al Qaeda and their affiliates. In... Read more »

Facebook Referred to Key EU Regulator Over Targeting Techniques

Britain’s Information Commissioner has referred Facebook to Ireland’s data watchdog, the lead authority for the social network under Europe’s strict data law, over issues regarding the way it targeted and monitored its users. Britain’s... Read more »

Facebook’s Alleged New Data Breach: 120 Million Accounts Claimed to Be Compromised

Facebook is back in the limelight with another alleged data breach, and this time users’ personal messages shared on the platform are claimed to have been compromised. A report by BBC cites... Read more »

Facebook Revenue Rises Less Than Expected as User Growth Stagnates

Facebook’s revenue gained 33 percent in the third quarter, in spite of stagnation in the number of users in the US and Europe that indicates the toll taken by the social media giant’s recent... Read more »

Facebook Launches Digital Literacy Library in 6 Indian Languages

In a bid to train 3 lakh Indians in digital safety, Facebook on Monday announced the launch of the Digital Literacy Library – a collection of lessons in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and... Read more »