Facebook acknowledges that around five percent of the more than two billion active Facebook accounts are probably fake
Reiterating the tech giant’s commitment to transparency, Facebook VP Guy Rosen shared the tech giant’s latest transparency report on May 23.
The initial plan is to feature ads in the WhatsApp Stories section, just like Instagram and Facebook Stories.
According to Facebook's Ad Library Report, there were 1.21 lakh political ads with a total spending of more than Rs 26.5 crore between February and May 15 this year.
The EU antitrust chief was asked about Facebook at the VivaTech technology conference in Paris after leading US Democratic politicians and one of Facebook's co-founders recently spoke in favour of a break-up of the company.
The social media platform said it was banning the Israeli company, Archimedes Group, which on its website boasts of "winning campaigns worldwide".
It’s a divided house as supporters and opponents of DVR pitch their case. The ball is now in Sebi’s court. And the last word is yet to be heard.
Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that the tech giant had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four Instagram accounts.
Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.
The European Union took the lead last year by implementing a strict General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy making platforms' access to customer data more transparent and easier for users to control.
A vulnerability in WhatsApp allowed attackers to inject spyware on phones by ringing up targets using the app's phone call function.
Facebook has been under scrutiny from regulators around the world over data sharing practices.
Facebook suspended apps and accounts associated with Rankwave, and asked the court to order Rankwave to abide by its rules for applications, according to Romero.
Instagram stated that, initially, the company would let users appeal against posts that contain nudity.
Facebook owns the largest social network with more than 2 billion users across the world. It also owns WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram, each used by more than 1 billion people.
Facebook said it chose the UK, where WhatsApp is far more popular than the US, because it attracts a multicultural workforce from many of the countries where WhatsApp is widely used, such as India.
Modi has a total audience of 110.9 million on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Most of these users will likely belong to Asia and Africa, the study said.
The work is aimed at understanding how the types of things users post on its services are changing, Facebook said.
Facebook said the project aims to uncover how usage of its flagship social media service has evolved, potentially informing decisions about new products.
The social media platform is removing pages, groups and events associated with banned individuals, on its core social network and its photo-sharing app Instagram.
The latest bans apply to both Facebook's main service and to Instagram and extend to fan pages and other related accounts.
The idea is to reward users with cryptocurrency for watching advertisements.
At the F8 2019, Instagram announced that users would soon be able to shop directly from creators without leaving the app.
In a bid to improve user experience while chatting with businesses, the company has currently started testing a feature that would enable businesses to add their product catalogues directly into chats