ARTICLES RELATING TO FACEBOOK

3 men convicted in Swedish rape streamed live on Facebook

2017-04-25 17:01

A Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a Facebook group.

Facebook wants you to type with brain waves

2017-04-20 10:06

Facebook is working on a system that will allow people to type text using their brain waves, with a silent speech system capable of typing 100 words per minute.

McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

2017-04-19 15:47

Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens was undone by a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets, an order of fries and an alert attendant, police say.

Uploads show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

2017-04-18 17:24

The nationwide search is in its third day for the suspect accused of randomly shooting a 74-year-old man in Cleveland and posting video of the killing on Facebook.

Major search targets suspect in Facebook murder

2017-04-17 15:23

The search for a suspected US killer who has posted gruesome Facebook video of a fatal Cleveland shooting has authorities in surrounding states on the lookout.

Facebook adds wifi hotspots to sustain African growth

2017-04-05 17:16

Facebook has increased the number of its African users to 170 million and plans to expand further by adding wifi hotspots in a bid to spread its reach.

Paedophilia cases spark outcry in Vietnam

2017-03-23 20:46

Vietnamese cops took three months to respond to allegations that an eight-year-old girl had been molested, but then outrage spilled onto Facebook.

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

2017-03-23 09:45

The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in similarly shocking attacks.

Dylann Roof's friend gets 27 months

2017-03-22 05:20

The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plot to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church, Joey Meek, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.

WATCH: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg goes racing

2017-03-16 08:46

Mark Zuckerberg forgot about running Facebook for a day and got behind the wheel of a Nascar race car.

 

Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

2017-04-25 14:55

A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.

Facebook out to read minds

2017-04-20 08:05

Facebook wants to read your mind. At least, when it comes to what you'd like to say or type.

Facebook victim's daughter saddened by suicide

2017-04-18 22:30

The daughter of a retiree slain in an apparently random Cleveland shooting that was shared on Facebook says she's sad that the suspect killed himself.

Facebook killing video: Suspect 'just snapped'

2017-04-18 07:27

In a rambling video, Steve Stephens says: "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a retiree, police are unable to explain what set him off.

Facebook targets 30 000 fake France accounts before election

2017-04-15 08:57

Facebook says it has targeted 30 000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

Facebook adds 'stores' to main app, copying Snap

2017-03-28 14:50

Facebook is making a dramatic change to the social network's mobile application, letting people post pictures and videos that disappear after 24 hours.

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

2017-03-23 13:11

The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in similarly shocking attacks: What is the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding before them.

Chicago sexual assault streamed live on Facebook

2017-03-22 14:19

Forty people watch live feed showing sexual assault of 15-year-old girl in US without alerting police.

Chicago police searching for men over gang rape

2017-03-21 22:38

Authorities are searching for five or six men or boys suspected of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Chicago girl on Facebook Live.

Facebook doesn't understand German, at least not in court

2017-03-07 13:22

A German lawsuit over a photo showing a Syrian refugee with Chancellor Angela Merkel has put Facebook hate-speech policies under scrutiny.

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