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  • MENLO PARK, Calif./ BOSTON, May 30- Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech. The social media giant will again face demands for reform at Thursday's...

  • OTTAWA, May 28- Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons. Zuckerberg and Sandberg will be served with an formal summons should they "decide to come to...

  • OTTAWA, May 28- Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons. Zuckerberg and Sandberg will be served with an formal summons should they "decide to come to...

  • Cameron (L) and Tyler (R) Winklevoss.

    Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg has had talks with the Winklevoss twins about the social media giant's developing digital currency.

  • San Francisco, UNITED STATES: Chris Kelly, Vice-President and Chief Privacy Officer of the social networking Facebook participates at a conference on "Panel-Pandora's Box: Youth and the Internet3 at the RAS Conference 2007 in San Francisco, 07 February 2007. AFP PHOTO GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Breaking up the social network won't lead to better data protection, said former Facebook executive Chris Kelly.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2018.

    Facebook has stopped paying commission to staff for selling political advertisements on its platform, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Palmer Luckey, Founder @ Oculus VR Andutil Industries, during day two of Collision 2019 at Enercare Center in Toronto, Canada.

    Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."

  • Alex Stamos

    Former Facebook executive Alex Stamos said Mark Zuckerberg should hire a new CEO and turn his focus to building products.

  • Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during an event on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland January 23, 2019.

    Facebook executives need to focus on changing its business model, early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee told CNBC on Friday.

  • ZURICH, May 17- Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva's commercial register shows. Libra Networks, with Facebook Global Holdings as stakeholder, was registered in Geneva on May 2 to provide financial and technology services and develop related...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 16- California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits. Adam Schwartz, a senior staff attorney at the San Francisco- based privacy group the Electronic Frontier...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 16- California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits. Adam Schwartz, a senior staff attorney at the San Francisco- based privacy group the Electronic Frontier...

  • PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 16: President of France, Emmanuel Macron (L) poses for a photo with Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern (R).

    New Zealand's and France's leaders unveiled plans to rein in tech companies over the unfettered sharing of toxic content online.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 14- Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand. A lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch on March 15 while livestreaming the attacks on Facebook.

  • A New Zealand flag is placed next to flowers and tributes near Al Noor mosque on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 50 people were killed, and dozens are still injured in hospital after a gunman opened fire on two Christchurch mosques on Friday, 15 March.

    Facebook says it is introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.

  • *WhatsApp gives advice on protecting privacy. JERUSALEM, May 14- Facebook's WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a private company working on surveillance and it had referred the incident to the U.S. Department of Justice. WhatsApp informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection...

  • *WhatsApp gives advice on protecting privacy. JERUSALEM, May 14- Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge. WhatsApp informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data...

  • JERUSALEM, May 14- Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge. It said the spyware was developed by Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group and affects both Android and iPhones.

  • The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions.

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions. There had been expectations a deal was imminent after Facebook set aside $3 billion to pay what it said it...