There is a growing consensus that the concentration of power in a small number of companies was curtailing growth, reducing innovation and having negative impacts on the people and businesses, says Britain's Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden.
The country's agency for protecting personal information found that the personal information of least 3.3M of the 18M Facebook users in South Korea were provided to operators other than Facebook without their knowledge.
Contract workers of the social media giant petition Facebook to "keep moderators and their families safe" by maintaining remote work as much as possible and offering "hazard pay" to those who come into the office.
Former Trump White adviser Steve Bannon had suggested in a Facebook video that FBI Director Christopher Wray and government infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci should be beheaded for being disloyal to Trump.
Social networks failed to meet a deadline to register a representative and open office in Turkey.
Giants of Big Tech are slated to disclose how their businesses faired in the third quarter of this year with firm financial footing despite turbulent politics and the coronavirus pandemic.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan asks Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg "to place a similar ban on Islamophobia and hate against Islam for Facebook that you have put in place for the Holocaust."
Facebook demands New York University researchers that they halt the collection of data showing who is being micro-targeted by political ads on the world’s dominant social media platform.
Both tech giants are under heavy criticism for flagging New York Post articles about Hunter Biden, as spreading misinformation.
Facebook has been increasing its efforts to avoid a repeat of events leading up to the 2016 US presidential election, won by Donald Trump, when its network was used for attempts at voter manipulation.
Doubts persist over the authenticity of emails obtained by the New York Post that apparently show Joe Biden’s son Hunter traded on his father’s position as vice-president in 2015.
US Senator Josh Hawley shoots letters to Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, asking them to testify at Senate sub-committee after social media giants blocked a news story about Democrat Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden.
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