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  • Even so, economists predict the Commerce Department will report Tuesday that sales of new homes rose in March. During his two-day testimony before Congress earlier this month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said regulation of the social network is "inevitable." The Commerce Department delivers its latest quarterly estimate of U.S. economic growth Friday.

  • MENLO PARK, Calif.— Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., waits to begin a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees in Washington, D.C.

    About 15 percent of users said in a poll that they will decrease their use of Facebook after a data scandal related to Cambridge Analytica, said analyst Daniel Ives.

  • NEW YORK— An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users— raising questions about the usefulness of such audits. It covers February 12, 2015 to February 11, 2017. "The FTC failed to protect the...

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 20- Facebook's attempt to limit fallout from a massive data breach hit trouble in Germany on Friday as a privacy watchdog opened a case against the social network and politicians accused its bosses of evasion. The social network has been at the center of controversy over suspected Russian manipulation of the 2016 U.S. presidential...

  • Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook.

    Chris Hughes was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate. He says the system that catapulted him to extreme wealth has hindered others and needs fixing.

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 20- Facebook's attempt to limit fallout from a massive data breach hit trouble in Germany on Friday as a privacy watchdog opened a case against the social network and politicians accused its bosses of evasion. The social network has been at the centre of controversy over suspected Russian manipulation of the 2016 U.S. presidential...

  • April 20- Facebook Inc's privacy practices were cleared by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in an assessment completed last year of the period in which data analytics consultancy Cambridge Analytica gained access to the personal data of millions of Facebook users. Facebook had established and implemented a comprehensive privacy program and...

  • ANNAPOLIS, Md.— In the wake of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Maryland is close to enacting a law that some experts say would set a new standard for how states deal with foreign interference in local elections and increase overall transparency in online political ads. The measure is similar in some respects to one introduced in...

  • The Facebook logo is seen on an Apple iPhone.

    If you've logged into a website or app using the "login with Facebook" feature, your data could have been exposed to third-party trackers.

  • Timothy Kim, 31, runs the personal finance blog TubofCash.

    "You don't have to reinvent the wheel."

  • Facebook members outside the United States and Canada, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Ireland. Next month, Facebook is planning to make that the case for only European users, meaning 1.5 billion members in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America will not fall under...

  • Facebook members outside the United States and Canada, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Ireland. Next month, Facebook is planning to make that the case for only European users, meaning 1.5 billion members in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America will not fall under...

  • STRASBOURG, April 18- Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans. EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, who recently spoke to Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl...

  • BRUSSELS— The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send a subordinate in his place. In a letter to Zuckerberg on Wednesday, the EU assembly's president, Antonio Tajani, said political group leaders "stressed the absolute need of your...

  • Facebook is introducing the new policies this week in Europe, but eventually everyone on the social network will be asked to decide whether they want to enable features like facial recognition and some types of targeted advertising, the company said in a blog post. "We'll begin by rolling these choices out in Europe this week." The European Union next month will...

  • Facebook researchers are creating a device that could allow users to interpret messages through vibrations.

  • Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg testifies during a US House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Facebook on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018.

    An activist hedge fund that wants Facebook to set up a risk oversight committee asked fellow shareholders on Tuesday to back the proposal.

  • JAKARTA, April 17- A Facebook official apologised to Indonesian members of parliament on Tuesday during a five-hour grilling at a public hearing on issues ranging from the misuse of personal data to the oversight of content by the social media giant. In a statement read out at the hearing, Facebook's head of public policy in Indonesia said that 1,096,666 people...

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    The biggest stock-picking fund at BlackRock raised its bet on Facebook in March, a source familiar with the matter said.