World Leaders, Tech Execs Pledge To Curb Online ViolenceA dozen countries and global tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter pledged Wednesday to find ways to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast terror attacks.
Facebook's CEO & COO Face Subpoena From Canadian ParliamentCanada is now the second country to which Zuckerberg cannot travel without expecting to be immediately summoned to appear before government officials.
Facebook, Instagram Down A 2nd Time In A MonthText messaging service WhatsApp is also reportedly having issues. WhatsApp is owned and operated by Facebook.
Minnesota Weather: 2nd Wave Of Snow Could Dump 6 Inches On Twin CitiesAfter getting a quick burst of snow Wednesday evening, a bigger system is set to move into Minnesota.
Report: Facebook Let Netflix, Spotify Read Users' Private MessagesThe deals helped Facebook gain more users, according to the report, and its partners were able to add new features to their products while effectively avoiding Facebook’s usual privacy rules.
Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users' Private PicsPhotos that users started to upload to Facebook but did not post could have been accessed, along with images posted to Facebook Stories.
Facebook Let Some Companies Exploit Users Data, UK Email Dump AllegesFacebook gave some companies preferential access to user data -- including invites to friends in users' networks -- without clearly getting permission, according to excerpts from emails released by the U.K. Parliament Wednesday. The social media giant and its founder Mark Zuckerberg also mulled ways to charge outside companies for user data, the email excerpts show.
#FacebookDown Erupts On Twitter As Facebook, Instagram Experience OutagesFacebook users report they are receiving a messages that says, “Something went wrong and we couldn’t load your videos,” or, “Service unavailable.”
Facebook Reportedly Working On Unsend Message Button FeatureIt is not yet known when this reported feature will be ready for all users.
Facebook: Hackers Accessed 29M Accounts, Fewer Than ThoughtFacebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago, fewer than the 50 million it initially believed were affected.
Chaska Facebook Page Creates Digital Divide With PoliticsThe Real Life in Chaska page is run by a city council member up for re-election next month. When she blocked her opponent from the community forum, it got plenty of attention from its Facebook followers.
Facebook Reveals Data Breach Affected 50M UsersThe company says hackers exploited the "View As" feature on the service.
Facebook Allows Gender-Biased Job Ads On Its Platform, ACLU SaysFacebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.
Facebook, Twitter Pledge To Defend Against Foreign IntrusionFacebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to better protect their social networks against manipulation during the 2018 midterm elections and beyond.
Police Officer Goes Viral After Buying, Pumping Elderly Woman's GasSeth Kazz, the owner of the station in St. Clair Shores, posted a photo to Facebook on Aug. 31 after the officer went out of his way to make sure the struggling customer got home alright.