ROYALS | Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Support The Facebook Advertising Boycott

The couple has been encouraging CEOs to stand in solidarity with civil rights groups behind the ‘Stop Hate for Profit’ campaign. Prince Harry and Meghan are backing a boycott of Facebook advertising, as they support the Stop Hate for Profit campaign, a source close to the couple has confirmed to T&C outlet. The couple is … Continue reading ROYALS | Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Support The Facebook Advertising Boycott

BUSINESS | Facebook Will Label Newsworthy Posts That Brakes Rules As Ad Boycott Widens

NEW YORK – Facebook Inc said on Friday it will start labeling newsworthy content that violate the social media company’s policies, and label all posts and ads about voting with links to authoritative information, including those from politicians. A Facebook spokeswoman confirmed its new policy would have meant attaching a ling on voting information to … Continue reading BUSINESS | Facebook Will Label Newsworthy Posts That Brakes Rules As Ad Boycott Widens

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook and Instagram Will Allow U.S. Users To Block Political ADS

NEW YORK – Ahead of what’s certain to be a contentious U.S. presidential election, Facebook and Instagram said they will let U.S. users turn off political ads in their feeds. ‘For those of you who’ve already made up your minds and just want the election to be over, we hear you’, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook and Instagram Will Allow U.S. Users To Block Political ADS

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Places State Media Labels On Russian, Chinese Outlets

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Facebook Inc. will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations, and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users, it said on Thursday. The world’s biggest social network will apply the label to Russia’s Sputnik, Iran’s Press TV and China’s Xinhua News, according … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Places State Media Labels On Russian, Chinese Outlets

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter’s Fact-Check Label Prompts Trump Threat To Shut Down Social Media Companies

NEW YORK  – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president’s claims. Without offering evidence, Trump again accused such platforms of bias, tweeting: ‘Republicans feel … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter’s Fact-Check Label Prompts Trump Threat To Shut Down Social Media Companies

NEWS | Facebook And CNN Focus On Together Apart At Ramadan

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Facebook is the exclusive partner for a new series across CNN TV and digital platforms about maintaining community and connection during Ramadan. The 10-part series, Together Apart at Ramadan, will highlight how a spirit of togetherness can be maintained virtually. Through a mixture of English and Arabic language content, Together Apart … Continue reading NEWS | Facebook And CNN Focus On Together Apart At Ramadan

BUSINESS | Facebook Commits $100 Million To Support News Media Hurt By Virus Crisis

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Facebook Inc. on Monday pledged $100 million in financing and advertising spending to support news organizations, including local publishers in the United States, reeling from pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic. News publishers, especially print media, have taken the brunt as many advertisers pulled their marketing budgets to rein in costs … Continue reading BUSINESS | Facebook Commits $100 Million To Support News Media Hurt By Virus Crisis

WORLD NEWS | Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts In Ghana Targeting U.S.

Facebook Inc  and Twitter Inc. said on Thursday they had taken down a network of Russian – linked face accounts operates out of Ghana and Nigeria which targeted the United States. Facebook told reporters that the network, which is removed from Facebook and Instagram engaging in foreign interference, was in the early stages of building … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts In Ghana Targeting U.S.

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter says Facebook, Messenger Accounts Hacked

MILAN | ITALY - - Twitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked. A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third-party platform. ‘As soon as we were made aware of the issue, we locked … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter says Facebook, Messenger Accounts Hacked

BUSINESS | Facebook and eBay Pledge To Better Tackle Fake Reviews

MILAN | ITALY – Facebook And eBay have promised to better identify, probe and respond to fake and misleading review, Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Wednesday after pressing the online platforms to tackle the issue. Customer reviews have become an integral part of online shopping on several websites and apps but the … Continue reading BUSINESS | Facebook and eBay Pledge To Better Tackle Fake Reviews