Facebook tripped up by server problem, triggers memes about users getting work done

2018-11-21 14:42

Facebook said users had trouble accessing the social network and its other applications such as Instagram for a chunk of the day due to a server software problem.

Facebook says any return to China would preserve free expression

2018-11-14 11:24

Facebook says if it ever returns to China, the company will do it in a way that preserves rights to free expression and privacy - issues that make such a move almost impossible today.

Facebook, Google are US election ad winners despite meddling outcry

2018-11-07 10:57

Even before ballots are counted from Tuesday’s elections, some clear winners have emerged, as Google and Facebook reap windfalls from political advertising.

WATCH: Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections

2018-11-06 21:25

Facebook blocks 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in U.S. midterm elections on Tuesday

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election

2018-11-06 07:42

Facebook said Monday it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to "foreign entities" trying to interfere in the US midterm election.

Facebook's Zuckerberg makes case for shift to video, instagram

2018-10-31 08:32

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is betting the company’s future on video and disappearing posts called "stories," not the company’s famous news feed.

Ahead of Facebook earnings, analysts hope it can't get any worse

2018-10-29 13:51

Facebook is nearing the end of its toughest year as a public company. Ahead of results, analysts are hoping the news can’t get any worse.

WhatsApp bans more than 100 000 accounts in Brazil election

2018-10-20 08:00

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and other political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election.

Facebook apologises for showing parenting ads to bereaved mother

2018-10-18 15:29

Facebook is facing criticism in the UK after it continued to show ads for baby products to a woman who’d posted on the site that the baby she had been expecting was stillborn.

Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

2018-10-08 20:33

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive.


Facebook launches new career tools for SA youth, entrepreneurs

2018-11-14 16:38

Facebook has unveiled new tools and resources to help youth, professionals and entrepreneurs in South Africa access career opportunities, the social networking site announced on Wednesday.

Facebook blocks more accounts as it fights US vote meddling

2018-11-07 20:29

Facebook says it blocked more accounts during the US midterm elections after shutting down 115 suspected of connections to foreign efforts to interfere in the vote.

WATCH: Top World news videos you have to watch now

2018-11-07 08:59

US elections put Donald Trump in the spotlight | Facebook takes action against fake accounts; here are the top Word news stories.

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election

2018-11-06 09:22

Facebook says it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to "foreign entities" trying to interfere in the US midterm election.

EU Plan to tax Facebook as Amazon heads for Brussels showdown

2018-11-05 19:01

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels will try to push forward a legislative proposal for a levy on the European sales of companies with a global annual revenue of $853m or more, such as Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon.

WATCH: Could have been worse? Facebook posts mixed 3Q results

2018-10-31 06:59

Facebook stock is down after the company reported a slight revenue miss in its third-quarter earnings report

Facebook gets symbolic fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

2018-10-29 09:47

Facebook has been slapped with a symbolic £500 000 fine by the UK’s privacy regulator for 'serious' violations of data protection rules that paved the way for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

WATCH: Facebook sets up 'war room' to take down fake news

2018-10-19 09:52

As polls closed in Brazil, Facebook Inc data scientists, engineers and policy experts gathered in a new space in the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters called the War Room.

Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 million users

2018-10-12 20:01

Facebook says that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach disclosed late last month.

Facebook takes steps on bullying, harassment with keyword blocks

2018-10-03 10:35

Facebook will start letting users block certain offensive or unwanted comments from their posts by selecting keywords they don’t want to see.

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