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Tag: Facebook Privacy

Facebook Announces New Corporate Human Rights Policy

New Delhi: Facebook, often criticised for its role in human rights abuses? online has introduced a new corporate human rights policy, covering all of the social network and a fund to support human rights defenders. The new policy sets out the human rights standards Facebook will strive to respect as defined in international law including […]

Facebook fails to allay privacy fears on Messenger Kids

Washington: Facebook is not doing enough to safeguard children on its Messenger Kids app and their privacy is at risk, US Democratic Senators have stressed. Responding to Facebook’s reply to their earlier letter, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said that Facebook has to do a lot better to protect kids on its […]

Facebook keeps aside $3 bn ahead of US FTC fine

San Francisco: Battling several privacy violations, Facebook has kept aside $3 billion, anticipating a record fine coming from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that involved 87 million users. “In the first quarter of 2019, we reasonably estimated a probable loss and recorded an accrual of $3 billion in […]

Facebook shuts down thousands of fake Pages, accounts

San Francisco:Facebook has removed 2,632 Pages, Groups and accounts that were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behaviour from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo on its platform, as well as on Instagram. The social media platform said it did not find any links between these sets of activities but they used similar tactics by creating networks of […]