Feeling the pinch of rising Chinese tech, the Silicon Valley giants become political to stay in the game.
Some have dubbed the independent panel as Facebook's "Supreme Court." The panel will be making decisions on content issues including hate speech and harassment and people's safety.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are introducing stricter rules, altered algorithms and thousands of fact checks to stop the spread of bad misinformation online about the virus.
The social network said late on Monday that it's beefing up its policies for removing videos edited or synthesised in ways that aren't apparent to the average person.
Ask anyone who the world’s all-time richest person is and you’ll probably hear Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Gates or Warren Buffett - but that is of course, wrong.
Social media giant's latest transparency report shows that government demands for user information hit a new high, led by the US, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France.
Lawmakers scrutinised social media conglomerate over past scandals in which user data was exploited by political firms.
Zuckerberg took pains to reassure lawmakers that his company won't move forward with Libra, the digital currency project of Facebook, without explicit approval from all US financial regulators.
The moves add to a series of measures from the leading social network since 2016, when foreign entities were prominently involved in social media in the US campaign.
US, UK and Australian officials have asked Facebook access to read private messages as the social medium plans to extend its privacy to Messenger and Instagram Direct.
The app, which like Snapchat and Instagram is centred around photos, is more focused on keeping users connected with small groups of friends,
Vice president of augmented and virtual reality at Facebook explains how thought-commanded interactions might dramatically alter how people experience augmented or virtual reality scenarios, which currently feature hand-held controls.
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