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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Facebook to be fined £500,000 after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to be fined £500,000 after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to be fined £500,000 after Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Information Commissioner's Office is issuing the maximum fine possible under UK law to Facebook for breaching the Data Protection Act

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook needs to do more to tackle inappropriate content

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook needs to do more to tackle inappropriate content

The Facebook chief is in Brussels being questioned by MEPs.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down, files for bankruptcy

Cambridge Analytica shuts down, files for bankruptcy

Cambridge Analytica shuts down, files for bankruptcy

The firm denies wrongdoing but says "unfounded accusations" have made it impossible to keep trading

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Facebook's chief technical officer is facing questions from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) select committee

Facebook executive grilled by MPs

Facebook executive grilled by MPs

Chief technical officer answering questions about political advertising on the platform

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dr Kogan insisted that Facebook's tools were capable of helping campaign groups send targeted advertising

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

The Cambridge academic at the centre of a row over the use of Facebook users' private data has dismissed claims the information could have been used to influence voters

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

MP argues against 'ridiculous situation'

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Chairman of Commons DCMS Committee said Information Commissioner should have 'the power to go into companies without notice'

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Facebook has come under fire in recent weeks over data and privacy issues

Cambridge University criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook data claims

Cambridge University criticises Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook data claims

University wrote to CEO last month but is 'yet to receive a response'

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Facebook co-founder, chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg appearing on Capitol Hill

Facebook to probe 'tens of thousands' of apps – Zuckerberg

Facebook to probe 'tens of thousands' of apps – Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg described as one of modern era's 'greatest entrepreneurs' but Facebook had 'moved too fast and broken too many things'

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak quitting Facebook

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak quitting Facebook

Apple co-founder closes his account

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn should be investigated by Scotland Yard, say peers

Peers call on Scotland Yard to investigate anti-Semitism by Corbyn supporters

Peers call on Scotland Yard to investigate anti-Semitism by Corbyn supporters

Cross-party group calls for Scotland Yard investigation into online anti-Semitic abuse by backers of Labour leader

Tinder users have been hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users hit by login issues amid Facebook privacy changes

Tinder users unable to log into dating app frustrated following changes to how Facebook links with the service

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

'Mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

'Mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

George Galloway believes Jeremy Corbyn is under siege, as the anti-Semitism row continues

The anti-Semitism row in the Labour Party continued with a Sunday Times report

Anti-Semitism: 'Corbyn's lack of action makes it look like approval'

Anti-Semitism: 'Corbyn's lack of action makes it look like approval'

Richard Angell said Jeremy Corbyn should be messaging anti-Semites and telling them 'you don't speak for me'

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Senior Labour official claims anti-Semitism row is attack on Jeremy Corbyn, before apologising

Labour official claims anti-Semitism row is attack on Jeremy Corbyn, before apologising

Labour official claims anti-Semitism row is 'stirred up', before apologising

Christine Shawcroft has stood down as Disputes Panel chairwoman

Students driving teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

Students forcing teachers off social media by filming staged classroom incidents

A union leader has warned students are attempting to embarrass and humiliate

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'If it's so sunny and liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?', says Damian Collins

Damian Collins: 'If it's so liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?'

'Mark Zuckerberg is the beating heart of Facebook and needs to give evidence'

MP Damian Collins said high profile people usually recognise it's damaging to their reputation to refuse to appear in front of MPs

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear at Parliamentary inquiry on fake news

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

A letter claims he has asked one of his deputies to attend in his place

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has been told by MPs to respond by the end of Monday

Deadline looms for Facebook boss to respond to MPs' leaked data evidence request

Deadline looms for Facebook boss to respond to MPs' leaked data evidence request

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg must respond by end of today

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been called on to explain the company's data protection procedures to MPs in person

Facebook: Academic claims he is being used as scapegoat by social network

Facebook: Academic claims he is being used as scapegoat by social network

Facebook has acted against Dr Aleksandr Kogan, but the psychologist claims his actions were legal

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The data watchdog is looking at whether Facebook secured personal information

Information Commissioner investigates Facebook actions as it seeks warrant for Cambridge Analytica

Information Commissioner to investigate if Facebook acted appropriately

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Facebook-Cambridge Analytica investigations are ongoing

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

The shadow home secretary also attended the walk last month

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Ryan Croft posed a teenage girl when he wasn't 'being himself'

Sussex paedophile who posed as teenage girl to snare victims on Facebook jailed

Sussex paedophile who posed as teenage girl to snare victims on Facebook jailed

Ryan Croft befriended over 2,000 young girls, mostly in their early teens

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

A police officer in Australia has said he regrets the type of language used on the account

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Australian MP reported to police over Facebook gun photo

Australian MP reported to police over 'greenie punk' Facebook gun photo

Australian MP reported to police over Facebook gun photo

George Christensen claims the photo was in reference to environmentalists

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

Poundland Christmas elf adverts banned for being demeaning and offensive

The campaign ran on the company's social media and featured an elf in sexualised poses

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Manchester United crush City in social media war as Alexis Sanchez signing eclipses Kevin De Bruyne announcement

Manchester United crush City in social media war with Alexis Sanchez signing

Reaction to United's big reveal dwarfed that of their cross-town rivals

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

Facebook to continue search for signs of Russian interference in Brexit

The social media giant is asking the Government to provide any information it might have

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged with child porn offences over Facebook sex video in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

The person showed in the content being shared, mainly by teenagers, was 15 years old at the time of recording

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Jo Marney has been the subject of major controversy

Ukip Henry Bolton scandal: Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has split from model Jo Marney after her comments on Meghan Markle

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Michael Hammill was hailed a hero for helping victims of Hurricane Irma

'Hot police officer' in Florida resigns after accusations of anti-Semitic Facebook posts

'Hot police officer' in Florida resigns after claims of anti-Semitic Facebook po

Michael Hamill was well-known as he appeared in a photo which many described as featuring 'hot cops'

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Advertising Standards Authority starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

Advertising Standards Authority starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

ASA starts investigation into Poundland over 'naughty elf pictures'

The image shows a toy elf holding a teabag over a doll's face

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Far-right AfD leader suspended from Twitter over anti-Muslim comment

Beatrix von Storch could also face police charges over the tweet

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Britain First: Forget Twitter, supporters post unusual comments on Facebook

Britain First supporters flood Facebook with bizarre comments after Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen banned from Twitter

Britain First supporters flood Facebook with bizarre comments

Britain First's Facebook page is still active and is mostly posting about its Twitter ban

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

The woman told two Korean customers 'I don’t wanna hear your language' and said 'Oriental, I hate it'

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Charlie Silcox said 'rape is only unconsensual for about 8 seconds...after that...she loves it'

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says Netmums associate editor

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says Netmums associate editor

'Facebook and social media have a vital role to play in society,' says editor

Jo Wheatley, the associate editor of Netmums, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the criticism mounting against the use of social media in society.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Stephen Callaghan wrote a letter which said his daughter left for school in 2017 'but when she returned home in the afternoon she was from 1968'

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by fellow plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

Man applauded by plane passengers for shutting down racist woman

A white woman allegedly told an African-American he shouldn't be in the priority boarding queue

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Akbar Hamid even threatened the parents of his victim's parents

Akbar Hamid: Birmingham paedophile groomed teenage girl on Facebook and posted sexual images on Instagram

Birmingham paedophile humiliated teen by posting sexual images on Instagram

Akbar Hamid was jailed for nearly six months for his campaign of abuse and intimidation

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

Facebook to bring 800 jobs to London as new office opens

The social media giant has opened its biggest base outside of the United States

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Labour member apologises for suggesting Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Labour member apologises for suggesting black Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Labour member apologises for suggesting Bristol mayor should be 'horse whipped'

Operation Black Vote had called for the woman to be suspended from the party over the comments towards Bristol's Mayor

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note

The man's note asked 'where can a lonely pensioner and widower find a place in a small group for Christmas?'

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

German town baffled by raw meat dumped at train station by 'mincemeat phantom'

Locals have now set up a Facebook group to discuss who the 'mincemeat phantom' may be

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

The teacher had asked a guest speaker to come into the school and had given out information on sexual orientation and gender identity

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

It is claimed at least 22 events in America were actually organised by Russian operatives

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and HuffPost's New Activists series

The transgender activist spoke candidly on the Badass Womens' Hour

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa: Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned when he was 17 in the wake of the 'Day of Rage' protests in 2013

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Brexit: Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

The Prime Minister has reassured EU nationals they will not have to leave post-Brexit

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men and clothed women

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men and clothed women

Suit company under fire for 'sexist' adverts featuring naked men

Suitsupply is about to launch a sister company in New York named Suistudio and is advertising it with its #NotDressingMen campaign

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