Monday, 24 June 2019

Tag Archives: Facebook

Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency

LONDON: Facebook is set Tuesday to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants. The world’s biggest social network is expected to outline details of a virtual currency launching next year that it hopes will avoid the rollercoaster volatility ...

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Facebook to cut off Huawei to comply with US sanctions

WASHINGTON: Facebook said it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by Washington. The social media giant said it took the step after President Donald Trump’s order barring Huawei from US ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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Sunny Leone Declared Herself Shy

BOLLYWOOD: Sunny Leone, who took her start in Bollywood from Jism 2 movie is known as the most bold actress of the bollywood but in her exclusive interview Hot Sunny Leone declared herself shy. So, it was a very interesting news in which you got to knew that Sunny leones ...

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Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election

ROME: Facebook shut down phony Italian accounts and pages spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections, prompting opposition lawmakers to call Monday for tougher laws to curb online misinformation. “We have removed a number of fake and duplicate accounts that were violating our authenticity polices,” the social network ...

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Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom of speech fears

SINGAPORE’s parliament passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech. The law will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false, ...

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Facebook introduces new tools for business

LONDON: Facebook announced two new advertising tools to help small businesses save time and resources so they can focus on growth: Automated Ads, Appointments and new video creative tools. With Automated Ads, the business owner is asked a few simple questions about their business and their goals to help develop ...

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Afghan women go online to set #myredline for peace

KABUL: Kobra Samim, who rides for Afghanistan’s national cycling team, wrote on Facebook that women’s participation in sport is her “red line” as the US tries to forge a peace deal with the Taliban. Former politician Farkhunda Zahra Naderi tweeted that the protection of female leadership roles should be non-negotiable. ...

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Facebook stored ‘millions’ of unencrypted Instagram passwords

SAN FRANCISCO: “Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. “We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format. We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users,” ...

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages

LONDON: Facebook Inc social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users, downdetector.com, which monitors outages, showed. Downdetector.com indicated that there were more than 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak, but that figure dropped to about 2,000 reports. ...

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