Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said talks with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg on how to tackle online harms were constructive but warned social network giants that they can no longer rely on self-regulation.
Police officers in Derbyshire have arrested a man on suspicion of dangerous driving after a video showing him driving at 170mph on the A38 near Egginton was posted on Facebook.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is to discuss internet safety with the Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright on Thursday, as the Government looks to tackle online harms with legislative measures to protect vulnerable people.
A Volkswagen driver puzzled locals around South Devon with a truly impressive piece of parking that saw their car left teetering on three wheels.
Social media platforms are behaving like “digital gangsters” and should be forced to comply with a regulated code of ethics to tackle harmful or illegal content on their sites, a Commons committee has demanded.
Facebook has said it is “exploring additional measures” to address anti-vaccination posts, following concerns raised about the controversial subject appearing in groups and pages across the social network.
Social networks such as Facebook should face large fines if they fail to remove harmful content that is a risk to children, proposals by the NSPCC have outlined.
A search is under way to find a mystery off-duty doctor who dug deep to buy sandwiches and coffee for an Aberdeen-based health team who had stopped off for fuel at a petrol station in Dundee on Sunday.
Facebook has bought an AI furniture shopping startup called GrokStyle, as the social network continues to broaden its technology with greater focus on artificial intelligence.
Facebook users are now able to buy film tickets on the social networking site after the firm announced a deal with UK and Ireland chain Odeon.
A farmer in Australia has set a high bar for wedding proposals ahead of Valentine’s Day by asking the big question in 70-metre high letters carved into a field of wheat.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been called an “arrogant corporate elite” and a “coward” by Labour deputy leader Tom Watson for failing to answer questions from MPs.
Facebook Messenger users are now able to delete messages from conversations after they’ve been sent.
Former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg – now a senior Facebook executive – has been summoned to give evidence to a parliamentary committee about abuse of MPs on social media.
Dashcam footage of an accident at a junction has divided the internet, with viewers disagreeing on who’s to blame.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has defended the social network as he marked its 15th birthday, accusing some in government, business and the media of overly criticising the platform for “empowering people”.
A Geneva art museum says Facebook has prohibited it from promoting an upcoming exhibition with images of two statues — a half-naked Venus and a nude, kneeling man.
Facebook has had a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows in its 15-year history, with big acquisitions among its good days and data scandals amid the bad.
In its 15 years online, Facebook has dealt with a number of high-profile controversies.
Facebook marks its 15th birthday on Monday, having expanded from a dormitory room hobby project to a network of more than two billion people at the heart of the online data privacy debate.
A giant dragon carved from a fallen tree has been causing traffic chaos in north Wales as motorists slow down or stop to catch a glimpse of the sculpture.
Police in Yorkshire had an unusual job on Saturday morning after a concerned resident woke up to find dozens of sheep in their garden.
Brutal murderer Steven Sidebottom shared Facebook appeals to catch Brian McKandie’s killer in an effort cover his tracks.
Facebook and Twitter have taken action on thousands of fake accounts and pages thought to be linked to Iran, Venezuela and Russia in the latest crackdown on political manipulation across social media.
Facebook’s internal apps, including those used by employees to test new features on the social network, have stopped working after Apple blocked the firm’s access to the software behind them.
Social media companies must be subject to a “legal duty of care” to protect the health and well-being of younger users of their sites, a report by MPs has concluded.
Facebook put aside a series of recent controversies to beat expectations in its latest round of financial results.
Facebook paid users including teenagers to gather a range of personal data from their mobile devices, it has been reported.
Facebook has been criticised for not acting quickly enough in the fight against fake news and lacking transparency on its progress.
Facebook has laid out plans for an independent board it says will consider appeals over the social network’s content removal decisions.