When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
Facebook groups created by a South African marketing company have become breeding grounds for Covid-19 conspiracies and fear mongering.
Facebook said on Tuesday it was offering $100 million to help small businesses in 30 countries cope with the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tesla and Microsoft topped Wall Street earnings expectations, while Facebook reported rising costs and expenses.
Facebook apologised Saturday for a distasteful mistranslation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name from Burmese language posts during his much-touted visit to Myanmar.
Brazil has fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook says it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.
Facebook says it has introduced a tool to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly to other services, starting with Google Photos.
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri says that a test of hiding "likes" at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US.
The group's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has strongly argued against fact-checking in political ads.
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A post on a Facebook group titled President Ramaphosa SA, posted on Wednesday evening, urged South Africans to stay indoors at 10:00 and claimed that helicopters would spray chemical solutions.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg accepts that global tax reforms mean it may have to pay more taxes in different countries, excerpts of a speech he is due to deliver in Germany on Saturday show.
In the first of its kind on the African continent, the SA Police Service has launched a tool to help find missing children and South Africa is one of 23 user countries.
President Donald Trump has boasted that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told him at dinner he is "number one" on the global social media platform.
Facebook on Friday said it took down a network of accounts using fake identities while spreading pro-Trump messages at the social network and Instagram.
Big tech companies, long seen as some of the world's most desirable workplaces, are losing some of their shine it seems.
Facebook has apologised after black employees anonymously shared feelings of workplace bias in an online post.
The recent bust of a worldwide international paedophile ring using Bitcoin payments highlighted one of the key fears surrounding crypto-currencies -- their use by criminals.
Facebook has said it will set up a dedicated UK operations centre during the next election.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.
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