Facebook has banned far-right groups including the British National Party (BNP) and the English Defence League (EDL) from having any presence on the social network for violating the site’s rules around promoting hate and violence.
Facebook harvested the email contacts of more than 1.5 million new users who joined the site since 2016, without their consent.
Facebook is pulling a feature that allowed users to send money to friends through its Messenger app almost a year and a half after launching it in the UK.
A car club has hit out at Sainsburys, after a meetup that took place in one of the supermarket’s car parks left almost 200 enthusiasts with a parking fine.
A raft of proposed standards to keep internet companies in check over child safety have been published by the information watchdog.
Facebook and other social media companies may have to turn off the “like” function for British children under proposed guidelines to ensure their safety online.
Facebook has apologised after some users had trouble accessing the networking site as well as Instagram and Whatsapp.
The era of virtual reality (VR) as a mainstream product is edging closer as headsets become more convenient to use, a senior figure at Oculus has said.
A British woman held in Dubai over Facebook posts calling her ex-husband’s wife a “horse” is expected to return to the UK after she was fined.
Facebook has introduced a quality measurement tool to track content posted to its News Feed in its latest attempt to cut down on removing bad content from its platform.
A British woman held in Dubai over Facebook posts calling her ex-husband’s wife a “horse” has appeared in court, the campaign group which represents her has said.
Facebook will use artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent the profiles of deceased friends and family being promoted on the site in painful ways, such as in reminders about their birthday.
Dubai police urged a woman who complained that a British mother called her a “horse” on Facebook to drop the case, it has been claimed.
Facebook is to update its terms of service to more clearly explain how its business model works, including how it uses data from users, the social network has confirmed.
A European Union lawmakers’ committee has approved a proposal to fine internet companies up to 4% of their revenue if they do not remove terrorist content within one hour of being notified by authorities.
New Zealand’s official privacy watchdog has described Facebook as “morally bankrupt” and suggested his country follow Australia’s lead by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch mosque shootings.
Politicians have been warned not to interfere in the work of any potential internet regulator, in the lead up to the release of a Government White Paper that will address online harms next week.
A father sent an abusive Facebook message to the man who gave evidence against his son in court wishing him “chronic pain”.
Plans to make tech giants and social networks more accountable for harmful content online are set to be announced by the Government next week, in a bid to make the UK one of the safest places in the world to be online.
The BBC is looking to enhance its coverage of film with two new cinematic commissions.
A north-east shop is giving away free books to children - but you've only got today and tomorrow to claim them.
Facebook user data has been found publicly accessible on the internet, a new report from security researchers says.
WhatsApp is giving users more control over who can add them into group chats in a bid to prevent unwanted invitations.
A woman has spoken of her “huge relief” after winning a libel battle against her ex-husband over Facebook posts.
A woman who said during a series of Facebook posts that her ex-husband tried to strangle her has won a libel battle against him at the UK’s highest court.
The UK’s highest court is set to rule on the case of a woman who lost a libel battle over Facebook posts about her ex-husband.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has assured senior Irish politicians he will work with governments to establish new policies in a bid to regulate social media.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is discussing the regulation of social media with senior politicians in Dublin.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to discuss regulation of social media with senior politicians in Dublin.
Facebook wants to create a new section dedicated to high-quality and trusted news that could offer new ways to support funding for journalism, the social network’s boss Mark Zuckerberg has revealed.