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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Will Not Be Censoring Posts On COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has said that it will not be bringing down posts claiming that COVID-19  was man-made on its platforms.  This comes after President Joe Biden’s announcement that he had urged the US intelligence agency to increase its efforts in investigating Covid-19’s origins. Facebook will not censure claims […]

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HmbBfDI Tells Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) To Stop Processing Personal Data Of WhatsApp Users In Germany

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI) directed Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) not to process privacy data of WhatsApp users in Germany. As a result, Facebook cannot collect private information for three months. The new order is issued to protect the freedoms and rights of several users […]

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Introduces Instagram Lite App For Users In Low Connectivity Areas In 170 Countries

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has announced the launch of a revamped Instagram Lite app for emerging markets that will allow users in low connectivity areas to use most of the platform’s video and photo sharing features. The launch comes after almost three years of planning, and the Instagram Lite will only […]

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Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FB) Support for Review of Section 230 Worrying for Small Websites

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has indicated that there is a need to reconsider the legal immunity from lawsuits over users’ posts. However, this position leaves smaller websites concerned regarding the cost of accepting increased responsibility for what users post on their platforms. Trump wants Section 230 repealed In recent weeks Facebook […]

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Under Probe By The Trump Administration For Reserving Top Jobs For Foreigners

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) faces a lawsuit from the Trump administration, claiming that the social media giant has been reserving high-paying positions for immigrants with temporary H-1B visas. According to the Justice Department, the complaint stated that the company reserved jobs for foreigners. It sponsored the immigrants for permanent residency instead […]

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Piloting A New “Neighborhood” Feature That Will Rival NextDoor

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is piloting a new feature called Neighbourhoods, allowing users to get to know neighbors by joining community-based groups. This comes just weeks after reports that the hyperlocal social network NextDoor was ready to go public. Facebook to launch a feature that allows community-based group connections During the […]

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Doesn’t Enforce Its Numerous Policies On Misinformation and Violent Content

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is being accused of being unable and sometimes unwilling to enforce policies that prohibit specific content that violates its policies. According to The Wall Street Journal, the social media giant has come up with a raft of policies this year to improve the platform’s discourse but has […]

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Facebook Progressing In The Integration Of Its Apps Following The Linking Of Messenger And Instagram Direct

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has taken a major step in integrating its platforms following the announcement of cross-messaging functionality linking Messenger and Instagram Direct in different ways. This will allow Instagram users to message friends on Messenger without having a Facebook account. Facebook integrates Messenger and Instagram This is the first […]