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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Shooter

'No Facebook users' reported New Zealand shooter's live-stream

'No Facebook users' reported New Zealand shooter's live-stream

No-one reported the video of the Christchurch terror attack while it was being streamed live, Facebook has said.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Yellow vest protester James Goddard’s YouTube channel demonetised

'Yellow vest' protester James Goddard demonetised by YouTube

'Yellow vest' protester James Goddard demonetised by YouTube

Yellow vest protester James Goddard’s YouTube channel has been demonetised for violating the platform’s policies on "hateful" and "incendiary and demeaning" content.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Baroness Warsi: ‘I don’t see my party wanting to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has said that she “does not see her party wanting to be part of modern Britain” after she described the Conservative party as being “institutionally islamophobic”.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

Tom Watson demands YouTube ban Tommy Robinson

The deputy Labour leader has called for Tommy Robinson to be removed from YouTube, following his ban from Facebook.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Conservative Council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

A Conservative Party councillor has been suspended tonight after a Facebook group was found to contain messages supporting the setting on fire of black people and referring to Muslims as “ragheads”.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

A book on Islam by Tommy Robinson has been removed from sale by Amazon.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Mohammed Shafiq from the Ramadhan Foundation tells talkRADIO why he is glad that Facebook have banned Tommy Robinson.

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Activist Tommy Robinson has been banned from Facebook for breaching the social network's policy on "organised hate".

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

More than half of Britons admit social media hinders ‘real life’ friendships, study finds

More than half of Britons admit social media hinders ‘real life’ friendships, study finds

Six in ten Brits admit social media hinders ‘real life’ friendships, study finds

More than half of Brits admit their addiction to social media has hindered their ability to make friends in “real life”, a study found.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Facebook

Facebook appoints UK charity to to help fact-check online content

Facebook appoints UK charity to to help fact-check online content

The social media giant has recruited a UK-based fact-checking charity to review pictures, video and news articles to check if they're genuine.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Protester filmed confronting Anna Soubry has Facebook and PayPal accounts deleted

Protester filmed confronting Anna Soubry has Facebook and PayPal accounts deleted

Protester filmed confronting Anna Soubry has Facebook account deleted

James Goddard, an online activist who was filmed calling Anna Soubry a Nazi, said he had been "silenced" on Facebook after his profile appeared to disappear.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Tech expert Guy Cocker has said that Facebook “needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare” after the social media platform was subject to a series of data protection scandals this year.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

Facebook bug exposed millions of users' photos

Facebook bug exposed millions of users' photos

The social media firm said the bug was found in software that used Facebook login to give third-party apps on the platform.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Facebook

Government spent almost £100k on Facebook campaign promoting Brexit deal

Government spent almost £100k on Facebook campaign promoting Brexit deal

The UK government spent nearly £100,000 on a Facebook adverts promoting the Prime Minister's Brexit deal in the lead up to the meaningful vote, official figures show.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Eye

'If you're not paying for something online, you are probably the product', says tech expert

'If you're not paying for something online, you are probably the product'

A tech expert has warned internet users that if they're not paying for something online, like Facebook or Google, they are "probably the product".

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published 234 pages of unseen documents, which it obtained in November this year from a company suing the social network.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site in 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site as early as 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on site as early as 2014

An MP has claimed that Facebook knew about a possible cyber attack on the platform linked to Russia years before they were made public.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook has been fined the maximum amount possible after the data of up to 87 million people was harvested.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as Head of Global Affairs

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as Head of Global Affairs

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as Head of Global Affairs

Facebook has hired former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead their Global Affairs and Communications team.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Facebook to launch tool to improve political ad transparency

Facebook to launch tool to improve political ad transparency

The social media network announced a new authorisation scheme to approve organisations before they can run political adverts on the site.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook is facing a potential £1.2bn fine for a data breach which allowed hackers to access the personal information of 50 million users.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Facebook

All you need to know about the Facebook security breach

All you need to know about the Facebook security breach

Facebook announced on Friday afternoon that 50 million Facebook accounts had been breached. Here is everything you need to know about the cyber attack.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits charges

Independent councillor Richard Alderman is charged with sending offensive messages via a public network. He called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged'

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Labour MP Lucy Powell has drafted a bill proposing to hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and hateful or extremist content posted by users

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Evidence given to Commons fake news investigation shows Vote Leave ran BeLeave adverts

Evidence given to Commons fake news investigation shows Vote Leave ran BeLeave adverts

Evidence given to fake news investigation shows Vote Leave ran BeLeave adverts

Vote Leave and BeLeave were fined by the Electoral Commission for breaking electoral laws, but both campaign groups have disputed the Commission's findings

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

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