Mark Zuckerberg spent the majority of Facebook’s Wednesday earnings call outlining the company’s e-commerce strategy, which will be crucial to how the social media company grows its ad business in the wake of one of the biggest changes to mobile ad targeting.
An internal Facebook email, accidentally sent to Belgium-based Data News, has revealed its strategy for dealing with the leaking of account details from 533 million users. It suggests the social network expected more such incidents and was planning to frame it as
India’s new rules for social media is a sign that New Delhi is hardening its stance toward Big Tech, experts told CNBC. Internet giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google — collectively known as Big Tech — have accrued billions of users on their digital platforms globally.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced that the company is building audio features where users can engage in real-time conversations with others, similar to the app Clubhouse, which gained a lot of buzz in Silicon Valley circles earlier this year. Zuckerberg
The Irish Data Protection Commission is to launch an investigation into a data leak in which the details of hundreds of millions of Facebook users were published online. It had previously been looking into claims from Facebook that the data
The U.K.’s competition watchdog doesn’t just have GIFs on its mind. The Competition and Markets Authority’s probe into Facebook’s acquisition of Giphy is the regulator’s latest move as it takes on a more high-profile role in regulating Big Tech. In April, the authority
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s platforms including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram were down for thousands of users on Thursday, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Reports by users showed more than 112,000 issues on Facebook’s website, while 101,000 Instagram users and
A new regulator aiming to curb the dominance of tech giants has started work in the UK. The Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will first look to create new codes of conduct for companies such as Facebook and Google and their
Facebook has removed a video of former US President Donald Trump from the page of his daughter-in-law Lara Trump. The social media giant banned Mr Trump from its platform in January following riots by his supporters on the Capitol building
Facebook and Google are planning to lay two huge subsea cables that will link the U.S. West Coast to Singapore and Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s biggest economy and home to a growing number of smartphone users. The Echo and Bifrost trans-Pacific cables will increase