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Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme

Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook....

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme

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Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc found...
2019-06-08, 04:13

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
2019-05-21, 22:39

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself ...
2019-05-23, 10:26

Fugitive tells Connecticut police he’ll surrender if 15,000 people 'like' his wanted poster on Facebook: officers A Connecticut fugitive told police he will surrender if 15,000 people respond to an online wanted poster on Facebook, according to the Torrington Pol...
2019-05-23, 04:39

FBI adds fugitive Eugene Palmer, wanted in 2012 murder, to most-wanted list EXCLUSIVE: A New York man who police say shot and killed his daughter-in-law before fleeing into the wilderness nearly seven years ago is being named...
2019-05-29, 21:00

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 S...
2019-06-08, 22:13

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of th...
2019-06-08, 22:26

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and ...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the sm...
2019-06-13, 07:01

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Ecuador says Cascabel could become a top world copper mine A preliminary study of the Cascabel mining project in northern Ecuador shows that it could become one of the world's largest copper, silver and gold ...
2019-06-13, 03:13

Uruguay crush 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in Group C opener "Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the...
2019-06-17, 11:39

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples Ecuador’s highest court has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand homosexual rights in the small South Amer...
2019-06-13, 00:26

Cycling: Ecuador's Carapaz attacks to take lead in Giro Ecuadorean Richard Carapaz launched a solo attack 28km from the end of a mountainous 14th stage to seize the leader's pink jersey from Jan Polanc in ...
2019-05-25, 20:26

Uruguay cruises past 10-man Ecuador in Copa America opener BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez led Uruguay to a comfortable 4-0 win over 10-man Ecuador in the Copa America on Sunday. ...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been releas...
2019-05-25, 13:13

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secu...
2019-06-11, 18:39

Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has releas...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global...
2019-05-28, 02:26

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant globa...
2019-05-27, 01:26

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal ...
2019-05-31, 04:13

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab provinc...
2019-06-06, 16:13

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
2019-06-11, 10:39

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and de...
2019-05-24, 04:39

Richard Carapaz wins Giro d’Italia to make cycling history for Ecuador • Carapaz becomes country’s first Grand Tour champion• American Chad Haga fastest on last stage’s time trialRichard Carapaz became Ecuador’s first gr...
2019-06-02, 20:26

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage...
2019-05-22, 20:26

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-w...
2019-06-12, 09:13

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed th...
2019-05-29, 21:39

Cycling: Carapaz wins Giro to secure maiden grand tour title for Ecuador Richard Carapaz rode a perfect race to fulfill his immense potential and become the first Ecuadorian rider to win a grand tour when he prevailed in t...
2019-06-02, 18:39

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the gr...
2019-06-17, 18:00

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a milit...
2019-06-02, 03:01

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the ...
2019-06-12, 09:26

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed...
2019-05-23, 23:39

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed ...
2019-06-07, 19:00

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from prison, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an ...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Broward sheriff's office frees murder suspect after confusion about charges: reports A suspected killer is on the loose in Florida after he was mistakenly released from jail when the charge against him was upgraded to first-degree mur...
2019-06-03, 21:13

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct...
2019-06-01, 04:26

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge f...
2019-05-31, 04:13

Two Men Charged in Pelvic Mesh Removal Scheme An indictment in Brooklyn says a physician and a medical consultant were part of a network that enticed women to have surgery to bolster lawsuit sett...
2019-05-25, 02:39

How the scrappage scheme sold 39,000 Hyundai i10s Scrappage led to a flurry of Hyundai i10s on our roads 10 years on, we look at how the scrappage scheme condemned some great cars to breakers yards...
2019-06-02, 18:26

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one h...
2019-05-29, 17:26

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush sc...
2019-05-30, 13:39

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of do...
2019-05-22, 00:01

Funds Under PM-Kisan Scheme Yet To Be Transferred To Farmers In UP Funds under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi could not be transferred to 1.5 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh due to "data mismatch" and they will ...
2019-05-30, 12:00

How PM Kisan Scheme Helped BJP Win Uttar Pradesh By A Landslide Trudging from village to village in the Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency to decode the mystery behind the BJP's resounding pan-Uttar Pradesh victo...
2019-05-31, 15:39

How PM Modi's LPG Scheme Helped Win Maharashtra For BJP, Shiv Sena It is 11:30 am and Laxmi Tumbde is busy preparing lunch for her family of three. They live in Kashimira village, some 50 km from Mumbai. She cooks on...
2019-06-03, 19:26

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was con...
2019-06-15, 00:13

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when the...
2019-06-07, 00:00

Could the Cycle to Work scheme start an ebike revolution? New guidance on £1,000 ‘cap’ means more expensive ebikes are available as part of schemeOver the weekend, new guidance on the Cycle to Work scheme wa...
2019-06-11, 09:01

Former VW C.E.O. Martin Winterkorn Is Charged by Germany in Diesel Scheme Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal ...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Staten Island’s $4.1M deer vasectomy scheme is working After three years of snipping, $4.1 million worth of deer vasectomies have trimmed Staten Island’s randy herd down – by a grand total of 316 animals....
2019-06-02, 00:39

One key supplier is standing by Huawei, but it may not mean much in the grand scheme of things The Mate 20 Pro uses an Arm-based, Huawei-designed, TSMC-manufactured Kirin 980 SoCIt's no big secret that Huawei has found itself in a world of trou...
2019-05-23, 22:13

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of r...
2019-06-12, 18:52

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beiru...
2019-06-11, 13:39

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Pon...
2019-05-24, 01:13

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 mill...
2019-05-30, 17:01

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says dema...
2019-05-24, 17:52

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of m...
2019-05-23, 03:00

Newman to race in Oscar Mayer throwback scheme at Darlington DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Ryan Newman won’t be an Oscar Mayer weiner, just run in a car painted like the hot dog maker during Darlington Raceway&...
2019-05-29, 05:00

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the ...
2019-06-09, 02:52

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of ...
2019-06-07, 22:26

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about two million tax returns are filed i...
2019-06-10, 11:13

Men plead not guilty in multi-million dollar phone scheme LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty in California to federal charges alleging they devised a $25 million scheme to illegally unlocked ...
2019-06-11, 05:13

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced me...
2019-06-07, 18:00

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to illegally smuggle aircraft parts to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus ...
2019-06-12, 01:52

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employe...
2019-06-16, 22:39

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dol...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme designed to get Trump post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of approving $16 million in high-risk loa...
2019-05-24, 01:13

Vital global climate monitoring scheme axed on remote UK island For 40 years US and UK teams have been monitoring concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane on Ascension Island, but that operation is under threa...
2019-06-06, 19:26

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to...
2019-05-23, 20:39

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines fr...
2019-06-17, 14:00

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to s...
2019-06-08, 16:13

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned o...
2019-06-14, 06:01

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme ...
2019-05-23, 07:52

Avenatti expects to be indicted in coming days for Nike extortion scheme Michael Avenatti expects to be indicted within the next 48 hours on federal charges related to his alleged Nike extortion scheme, he says. The high-p...
2019-05-22, 08:26

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Midd...
2019-06-02, 01:26

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department r...
2019-06-07, 13:26

Tapes show ex-Disney princess denying role in twisted murder scheme Newly obtained interrogation tapes show an ex-Disneyland princess denying she had any connection to her then-fiancé’s twisted double murder plo...
2019-05-30, 19:39

Exclusive: SEC probes Siemens, GE, Philips in alleged China medical equipment scheme The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Siemens AG, Philips NV and General Electric Co for allegedly using local middlemen to ne...
2019-06-04, 14:52

USC hints at lawsuit with Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli in massive college scheme USC has raised the possibility of a future legal dispute with actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college scandal.  ...
2019-06-06, 23:39

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels an...
2019-05-23, 00:52

Lindsey Horan Is Right Where She Wanted to Be Pursuing a career in Europe probably kept the U.S. midfielder out of the last World Cup. As she returns to Paris on Sunday, those same choices have p...
2019-06-14, 16:13

Everything you always wanted to know about age verification but were afraid to ask Beginning on July 15th, internet users in the UK will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online as part of the government’s u...
2019-05-24, 13:26

Madonna: 'I wanted to be somebody – because I felt like a nobody’ She wanted to rule the world – and did. Madonna looks back on four decades of fame, why the music industry needs a #MeToo moment, and her still insat...
2019-06-14, 08:00

Man wanted after allegedly robbery CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for an armed robber who reportedly stole pharmaceuticals from an east side pharmacy. Accord...
2019-06-13, 06:39

One of UK's most wanted men arrested in Malta after 16 years on the run Christopher Guest More Jr left the country shortly after the murder of Brian Waters in 2003One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested i...
2019-06-08, 22:39

Nobody Wanted the Most Futuristic and Confusing Car of the 1990s The 1990s can be considered to be the start of the “modern” era of automotive design and technology: we get true aerodynamic-based design, extensive ...
2019-06-03, 22:00

Hamilton: Canadian GP victory "not the way I wanted to win" Lewis Hamilton says taking victory in the Canadian Grand Prix after Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's time penalty is "absolutely not the way I want...
2019-06-10, 00:13

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. U...
2019-06-14, 18:26

Lena Headey: ‘I wanted a better death for Cersei’ The actor hasn’t stood still since Game of Thrones ended. There’s her short film, her work with refugees – and there’s always another tattoo…Lena Hea...
2019-06-16, 11:26

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted f...
2019-05-25, 00:00

I Just Wanted to Buy Tickets to Mitski but the Bots Wouldn't Let Me Buying almost anything is ridiculously easy in 2019. I can wave my phone at a contactless payment terminal to buy groceries, order my groceries onlin...
2019-06-15, 02:26

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the ...
2019-05-27, 09:13

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automa...
2019-06-14, 01:26

Browns RB Johnson still desires trade, where he’s ‘wanted’ BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns running back Duke Johnson says he still wants to be traded. Johnson, who demanded to be dealt in the offseason after Clevel...
2019-06-04, 21:52

New report says the Galaxy Note 10 isn’t getting the new feature everyone wanted Some recent rumors claimed that the Galaxy Note 10 will deliver Samsung’s fastest battery charging tech yet at a blistering 45W. Furthermore, a...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Adam Gase got GM he wanted, now he has to make it work No one, aside from Bill Belichick, has more power than Jon Gruden. And so Gruden handpicked Mike Mayock as his general manager in Oakland. It is a tr...
2019-06-08, 13:00

DA: Suspect in Ortiz shooting likely wanted in Pennsylvania U.S. prosecutors say one suspect in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be wanted in Pennsylvania for attempted homic...
2019-06-14, 02:00

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa killed in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmi...
2019-05-24, 11:39

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped...
2019-05-23, 22:00

I wanted to order my breakfast from a waiter not an iPad Eating is a social pleasure – touchscreens just serve to make it more solitaryLast month, in New York, I saw the future, and I didn’t like it. Let me...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Fugitive says he’ll surrender if people like wanted poster HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 29-year-old Connecticut fugitive says he’s serious about an offer to surrender if police can get enough people to resp...
2019-05-22, 22:52

He wanted out of his timeshares — he never predicted the nightmare ahead There's no easy exit, as consumers lose thousands of dollars trying to unload timeshares. A General Motors retiree tells his story.   ...
2019-06-13, 22:13

Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix Safety Alert on 737 Max Boeing planned to wait three years to fix a non-working safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft and sped up the process only after the first of two dead...
2019-06-08, 09:00

Florida man allegedly killed wife after she said she wanted to leave him A Florida man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife — after she told him that, following 50 years of marriage, she wanted to take th...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Control pre-E3 hands-on: The modern-day X-Men video game we’ve always wanted Enlarge / One of the game's deformed monsters. (credit: Remedy Entertainment) SANTA MONICA, Calif.—For nearly 20 years, Remedy Entertainment has pu...
2019-06-03, 19:00

'I wanted to look him in the eye': serial killer's survivor witnesses execution Lisa Noland, who helped police capture Bobby Joe Long, was 17 when he abducted herA woman who survived an attack by a notorious Florida serial killer...
2019-05-25, 01:26

Man Wanted For Allegedly Assaulting Scott County Paramedic SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a man they say assaulted a paramedic then too...
2019-06-04, 13:00

Lena Headey Wanted a 'Better Death' for Cersei Lannister on GoT Lena Headey said that she "wanted a better death" for Cersei Lannister, who was crushed by the rubble alongside Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Walda...
2019-06-17, 13:39

The Most Unsettling Video of Andrew Cuomo You Absolutely Never Wanted to See When he’s not calling himself “undocumented,” or musing about a “sexy” airport terminal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently a “big softy.”...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Teen Hacker Whom Apple Reported to FBI Just Wanted a Dang Job The lawyer for an Australian teenager who twice breached Apple’s internal security says he did so because he thought it might land him a job at the C...
2019-05-28, 07:39

80-year-old Eugene Palmer added to FBI’s Most Wanted list A New York man who allegedly gunned down his daughter-in-law nearly seven years ago has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, offic...
2019-05-29, 19:52

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father fo...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the ...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. ...
2019-05-24, 13:39

Bronx man wanted by NYPD discovered locked in trunk of car A Bronx man wanted by the NYPD was arrested in Pennsylvania on Wednesday after he was found locked in the trunk of a car, a report said. Leon Cyheime...
2019-05-31, 06:52

Police: Wanted man found in trunk of car at auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man found in the trunk of a car that arrived for sale at a Pennsylvania auto auction is wanted in New York. LNP news...
2019-05-31, 01:39

Desperados III is the cowboy tactics game I never knew I wanted I’m not going to lie to you. I do not know what a Desperados is. The same goes for Desperados II, which I assume must exist. But I played Despe...
2019-06-10, 19:00

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents whil...
2019-06-13, 02:52

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee t...
2019-06-04, 23:39

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a ...
2019-06-12, 05:39

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wa...
2019-06-05, 15:13

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father fo...
2019-06-14, 09:00

Interpol makes public appeal in hunt for most wanted eco-criminals Agency seeking seven men for crimes including ivory smuggling and illegal loggingInternational police ahave asked for help in tracking down the world...
2019-06-05, 17:26

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednes...
2019-06-14, 07:26

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "Th...
2019-06-14, 18:26

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:39

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's sign...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Adwoa Aboah: ‘I thought I was hideous. I wanted to jump out of my skin’ The supermodel turned mental-health activist on how battling dyslexia, drugs and depression helped her find her voiceAdwoa Aboah’s clothes are causin...
2019-06-15, 12:26

Suspect in David Ortiz Shooting Was Wanted in New Jersey, Police Say Prosecutors in New Jersey said Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, who is suspected of being the gunman in the Ortiz shooting, had been indicted in connection with ...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Ever Wanted to Smoke a Genie? Your Wish Just Came True With This Aladdin's Lamp Vape Be honest, how many times have you watched Disney’s animated Aladdin with your mod in hand and wondered what it would be like to vape that genie as h...
2019-05-31, 03:13

Empire Of Sin Is The Gangster Game Brenda Romero Always Wanted To Make Empire of Sin, a complex tactics game about running a mob empire in Prohibition-era Chicago, is the game Brenda Romero always wanted to make....
2019-06-14, 01:52

Fugitive's deal with police: I'll surrender if my wanted poster gets 15,000 likes Connecticut police negotiated with Jose Simms for the Facebook likes, but an expert says that turns law violations ‘into a joke’A Connecticut police ...
2019-05-23, 03:52

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the ju...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Elton John: 'They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I haven’t led a PG-13 life' In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI wa...
2019-05-26, 10:26

Prestonsburg Police Seek Man Wanted On Child Sex Exploitation Charges PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Prestonsburg are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted on charges related to sexual...
2019-05-26, 15:26

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Afghanistan authorities issued an arrest warrant for the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation Keramuudin Karim after he was banned due to sexual abu...
2019-06-09, 18:00

The Blues’ unlikely Game 2 hero wanted a second chance. When he got it, he made franchise history. After hitting the post late in the third period, defenseman Carl Gunnarsson delivers in overtime as St. Louis earns its first Stanley Cup finals vict...
2019-05-30, 17:13

White House Wanted USS John McCain "Out Of Sight" Of Trump": Report The White House requested a Navy ship bearing the name of US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain be kept "out of sight" during a ...
2019-05-30, 08:39

Liam Gallagher: I wanted to break Noel's jaw over Oasis songs for film Liam Gallagher has opened up about the emotional side of his new documentary at the film's world premiere - but also couldn't resist taking an angry ...
2019-06-07, 00:00

Even the ‘Game of Thrones’ star who played Cersei wanted Arya to kill her The Game of Thrones finale is the worst rated episode in the show’s entire history, and season 8 is was the success HBO dreamed it would be. Th...
2019-05-22, 21:39

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Help Wanted: Banff and Lake Louise battling chronic worker shortage Employers in the hospitality industry in Banff and Lake Louise say they are missing out on huge revenue potential due to a lack of workers to fill va...
2019-05-24, 21:13

Your Game of Thrones Favorites Have the Most Emotional Tributes to the Show You Never Wanted to Leave Before the final episode of Game of Thrones aired—and the debates poured in online— the cast who had spent years with their fellow citize...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Breaking Barriers: Vets wanted for 9-day trek in Big Bend National Park TUCSON – Rough waters, the blazing sun and an unpaved road – while this may seem like the perfect setting for the latest adventure blockb...
2019-06-06, 06:13

White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' for Trump visit The White House wanted the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain "out of sight" ahead of President Donald Trump’s visi...
2019-05-30, 16:52

NYC man who wanted to carry out Times Square terrorist attack arrested, feds say The feds arrested Friday a 22-year-old man who they say wanted to carry out a lone wolf terrorist attack in New York City’s fabled tourist destinatio...
2019-06-08, 01:00

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
2019-05-21, 21:39

Report: WH wanted USS John McCain moved for Trump Japan trip WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain “out of sight...
2019-05-30, 06:00

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. H...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday a...
2019-05-29, 21:00

Both Maisie Williams and Lena Headey Wanted Arya to Finish Her List For years, Arya Stark was focused on one thing: killing every person on her death list. But it ended a couple of names short, as other people, old ag...
2019-05-22, 05:26

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fea...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Christopher Guest More Jr: One of Europe's most wanted fugitives found in Malta after 16 years on the run One of Europe's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Malta over the brutal killing of a father at a remote Cheshire farmhouse after 16 years on...
2019-06-09, 01:26

Jason Momoa called out fisherman that mutilated a shark: 'Never have I wanted to hurt a human as much as I did' In true “Aquaman” fashion, actor Jason Momoa called out a pair of Icelandic fishermen after they filmed themselves laughing as they cut off a shark’s...
2019-06-03, 18:26

Crime Trackers: Fugitive couple wanted for murder, arson is arrested in New York TUCSON – The fugitive couple wanted for murder and arson are now behind bars. Tucson Police Department said 55-year-old Blane Barksdale and his 58-ye...
2019-05-25, 04:39

David Ortiz shooting suspect wanted in 2017 New Jersey armed robberies Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, who police said admitted to shooting David Ortiz, is connected to two 2017 armed robberies in Clifton, New Jersey.  ...
2019-06-14, 22:52

White House wanted USS John S. McCain obscured during Trump’s Japan visit The destroyer’s name was covered with a tarp at the request of White House officials who did not want the president to be upset during the Memorial D...
2019-05-30, 15:39

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.   ...
2019-06-05, 17:39

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there w...
2019-06-05, 17:39

Opinion: LeBron James gets what he wanted as Lakers make move for Anthony Davis With the Warriors now in flux and Anthony Davis now in the fold, LeBron James and the Lakers are under pressure to win big.     ...
2019-06-16, 09:00

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by stor...
2019-06-14, 06:26

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter R...
2019-05-31, 17:13

Robert Mueller made clear: he couldn't have indicted Trump even if he wanted to | Lawrence Douglas In his first comments since his report was released, Mueller underlined that responsibility for tackling presidential wrongdoing lies with CongressFo...
2019-05-30, 18:26

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually al...
2019-05-21, 16:52

'Unmasked' co-author Brent Bozell says ‘radicalized’ media wanted to destroy Trump, but it backfired A new book, “Unmasked -- Big Media's War Against Trump,” examines how the media tried to destroy President Trump but destroyed themselves instead, co...
2019-06-03, 18:26

Trump responds to report that the White House wanted the USS John McCain ‘out of sight’ President Trump responds after a story that alleges the White House asked the USS John McCain to be out of sight during the President’s visit t...
2019-05-30, 15:39

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

She wanted to read the Bible and said she was scared: uncomfortable questions surround the case of missing California teen The case went cold as soon as it began. Just three days before Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs captured national headlines last October following the horr...
2019-05-22, 20:26

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after b...
2019-06-12, 23:13

Roger Stone posts 'Wanted for Treason' image of ex-CIA boss Brennan, condemns Trump-Russia probe Roger Stone posted a "Wanted for Treason" image featuring photos of ex-CIA chief John Brennan on his social media accounts and criticized the inquiry...
2019-06-03, 20:39

'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey 'wanted a better death' for Cersei “Obviously you dream of your death,” Headey said of her "Thrones" demise. " I was kind of gutted. But I think they couldn’t have pl...
2019-06-17, 17:26

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
2019-06-12, 04:39

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
2019-06-12, 17:13

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
2019-06-12, 17:13

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
2019-06-12, 20:39

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
2019-06-14, 00:13

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and w...
2019-06-03, 23:39

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
2019-06-02, 16:52

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who mig...
2019-06-13, 18:26

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
2019-06-03, 20:26

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
2019-06-06, 05:13

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, th...
2019-06-11, 21:39

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
2019-06-03, 18:52

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
2019-06-06, 20:26

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs...
2019-06-13, 01:39

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
2019-06-08, 01:00

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's imp...
2019-06-01, 08:26

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
2019-06-12, 06:26

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
2019-05-31, 19:26

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
2019-06-14, 04:39

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its...
2019-05-28, 14:26

He got the 15k Facebook likes, but breaks vow to surrender TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded posit...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
2019-06-14, 13:39

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
2019-05-29, 06:13

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
2019-05-22, 02:39

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? ...
2019-05-24, 21:26

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
2019-05-22, 07:26

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that larg...
2019-06-07, 18:13

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
2019-06-14, 23:13

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of e...
2019-05-23, 12:26

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake o...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
2019-05-23, 16:26

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time,...
2019-05-29, 17:52

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
2019-05-23, 17:26

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
2019-05-24, 12:39

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge...
2019-06-01, 18:13

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
2019-06-08, 06:13

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
2019-06-07, 16:52

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
2019-05-23, 02:26

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
2019-06-06, 05:00

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these chall...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
2019-05-28, 19:39

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activ...
2019-05-24, 08:52

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
2019-05-26, 19:26

Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
2019-06-13, 08:26

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
2019-06-07, 08:26

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
2019-05-28, 11:52

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with ma...
2019-06-13, 11:00

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
2019-06-13, 11:00

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" bas...
2019-05-28, 22:52

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
2019-06-07, 14:52

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
2019-06-03, 21:00

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters ...
2019-06-07, 16:13

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
2019-05-29, 00:00

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program call...
2019-06-12, 22:13

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
2019-05-23, 18:52

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
2019-06-11, 21:00

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
2019-05-31, 03:52

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
2019-06-14, 06:26

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
2019-06-11, 15:13

Facebook Will Remove Messages Mocking Deaths "I am so glad she's dead" or "That's what she gets" will no longer be up on your Facebook page as the social network giant will now remove such scurr...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
2019-05-31, 00:52

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
2019-05-23, 20:26

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona ...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media...
2019-05-30, 04:13

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/V...
2019-06-11, 09:39

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be mak...
2019-06-11, 11:13

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options ...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
2019-06-08, 22:52

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has...
2019-05-30, 09:52

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
2019-05-24, 21:39

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data pra...
2019-06-12, 05:13

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, al...
2019-05-24, 11:39

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
2019-06-07, 00:13

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called...
2019-06-11, 13:13

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future̶...
2019-06-12, 18:39

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s no...
2019-06-05, 06:13

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the...
2019-06-11, 11:39

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Sp...
2019-05-26, 05:52

UPDATE 1-ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw w...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and t...
2019-06-11, 19:26

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight a...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read M...
2019-05-27, 13:52

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
2019-05-27, 22:52

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliame...
2019-05-28, 00:13

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That sai...
2019-06-06, 14:13

Crypto is coming: get ready to spend Facebook’s money The social network is likely to release details of its cryptocurrency this week: and it won’t be much like BitcoinFirst it had your friends, then it ...
2019-06-16, 09:00

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was e...
2019-05-28, 09:00

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first q...
2019-05-26, 03:26

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.R...
2019-06-07, 10:39

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to oth...
2019-06-12, 15:39

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that th...
2019-05-21, 22:26

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryp...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re...
2019-06-12, 01:52

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest o...
2019-05-24, 21:00

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
2019-06-07, 19:13

At Collision conference, Facebook and the rest of tech gets taken to task once again Facebook gets more heat as conference speakers take it to task for its vast influence and inability to address such persistent problems as fake users...
2019-05-25, 02:00

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company...
2019-06-12, 10:13

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accoun...
2019-05-24, 23:26

Facebook tried to censor our independence celebration. Now, I'm suing them in Poland In November 2016, some time before most Americans became alarmed at censorship in social media, I sued Facebook. If you haven’t heard about this land...
2019-06-17, 17:26

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming After New Zealand Shooting When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of viole...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapch...
2019-06-08, 22:52

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech...
2019-05-22, 07:00

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering centre Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to ...
2019-06-12, 11:39

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to ...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptoc...
2019-05-24, 15:52

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
2019-05-24, 15:52

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited ...
2019-06-07, 15:00

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones LONDON (AP) — Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on smartphones sold by Huawei in order to comply with U.S. restrictions, deali...
2019-06-07, 16:26

Facebook launches PyTorch Hub for reproducing AI model results Facebook launched PyTorch Hub today for AI research reproducibility. PyTorch Hub publishes pretrained models by adding a file to a GitHub repository....
2019-06-11, 05:39

No sign of fugitive who sought Facebook likes to surrender Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poste...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill ...
2019-06-11, 23:52

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get th...
2019-06-12, 01:26

CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its...
2019-05-22, 14:39

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Go...
2019-06-10, 19:39

Facebook's 20% Stock Implosion Signaled By Insider Selling, But Is It A Buy Now? After Facebook’s stock sank 20% after an earnings miss this past week that caused tremors on Wall Street, does the collapse - for the biggest one-day...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota bus...
2019-06-10, 19:26

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduc...
2019-06-12, 06:26

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the servic...
2019-06-12, 23:13

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of n...
2019-05-31, 19:26

Pelosi slams Facebook for not removing altered video SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network i...
2019-05-30, 00:13

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compa...
2019-05-23, 19:52

The Guardian view on Facebook: power without responsibility | Editorial Social media cannot ensure they only publish truths. But what about deliberate falsehoods designed to damage?Are social media companies responsible f...
2019-05-29, 01:26

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation h...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw ...
2019-05-30, 23:13

Instagram Not To Take Down Deepfake Video Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions ...
2019-06-13, 06:52

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside sh...
2019-06-04, 06:26

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its n...
2019-06-14, 04:13

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
2019-06-04, 01:52

Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Fa...
2019-06-04, 00:01

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepe...
2019-06-13, 15:39

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys...
2019-06-14, 23:13

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly...
2019-05-23, 20:39

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant t...
2019-06-14, 23:13

I quit Facebook — but it's getting harder to resist the pull back in I quit social media a few years ago to make my life better and easier, which it has. But Facebook has also completely reshaped community organization...
2019-05-28, 23:26

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal c...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its ...
2019-06-14, 02:39

UPDATE 1-FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
2019-06-03, 19:00

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMa...
2019-05-30, 20:39

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, ...
2019-05-29, 06:52

Facebook Keeps 3-Yearly 'Say on Pay' Vote, Amid Outside Investor Doubts Facebook investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareh...
2019-06-04, 12:26

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced ...
2019-05-28, 18:39

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears t...
2019-05-30, 02:52

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three year...
2019-05-21, 15:26

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedl...
2019-06-14, 10:52

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
2019-05-28, 15:39

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman...
2019-06-05, 03:26

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that ...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
2019-06-13, 04:52

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
2019-06-14, 09:39

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advert...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
2019-06-13, 01:00

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
2019-06-14, 15:26

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.   ...
2019-05-30, 16:39

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said i...
2019-05-24, 12:52

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
2019-06-01, 13:13

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on pu...
2019-06-16, 17:39

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
2019-06-01, 00:13

Facebook acknowledges Pelosi video is faked but declines to delete it Despite determinations that a Nancy Pelosi video circulating widely on social media is a fake, Facebook has determined not to remove it, saying its p...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Facebook launches new Avatar feature for News Feed and Messenger Facebook is desperately trying to keep up with the competition by launching alternatives to some of the nifty features that other social network gian...
2019-06-04, 17:00

Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan. After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the ...
2019-06-08, 04:52

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broad...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Forget Mueller: Our pants are still down on election security, and Facebook can't save us Blaming Facebook, focusing on the Mueller-Barr feud, impeachment talk and debating obstruction of justice and impeachment mean we're still not t...
2019-05-29, 20:26

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
2019-05-31, 20:52

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on t...
2019-05-21, 22:13

The Latest: Police defend Facebook likes deal with fugitive The Latest on the Facebook fugitive (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Torrington police are defending the agreement they struck with a fugitive who was su...
2019-05-24, 22:52

Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site Footage of House Speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that ...
2019-05-24, 14:52

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I th...
2019-05-30, 17:01

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Repor...
2019-05-23, 20:39

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attrib...
2019-05-23, 20:26

Facebook protesters share their dislike of company at shareholder meeting Eight proposals are up for vote, including plans for an independent board chair and to reform the company’s share structureA specter is haunting Face...
2019-05-30, 21:39

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the late...
2019-05-24, 17:39

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-m...
2019-05-30, 23:00

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
2019-06-10, 21:00

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’...
2019-05-31, 01:39

Facebook Is Betting People Are Still Hungry For Another Heaping Ladle of Portal Facebook isn’t done with its spiffy new Portal video phones. You know, the ones which got largely favorable reviews, but are virtually impossible to ...
2019-06-11, 15:26

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that ...
2019-06-14, 22:26

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation ...
2019-05-30, 00:13

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it...
2019-06-14, 19:13

Nancy Pelosi condemns Facebook as 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pe...
2019-05-30, 16:26

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin...
2019-06-05, 07:13

Naked protestors redress Facebook’s prude nudity policy Yesterday, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) announced that Facebook will reconsider its nudity guidelines, which currently bans photo...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Facebook announces Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read M...
2019-06-06, 20:52

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use...
2019-06-06, 20:52

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
2019-06-13, 06:52

Man played a secretly recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges after authorities say he posted a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.     ...
2019-06-06, 23:39

Naked protesters condemn nipple censorship at Facebook headquarters Demonstrators cover bodies with stickers to ensure nipples on display are ‘male’, in line with Facebook policySome were hairy. Some were pointy. Some...
2019-06-04, 02:39

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data ...
2019-06-07, 00:00

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
2019-05-28, 20:52

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be...
2019-06-04, 10:26

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to pe...
2019-06-06, 13:52

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on ...
2019-06-05, 07:39

Facebook to Help Tame Internet Ahead of Canada's Election: Official Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top...
2019-05-28, 15:39

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allo...
2019-06-05, 16:00

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
2019-05-28, 00:26

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group ...
2019-05-27, 19:26

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from a...
2019-06-13, 00:13

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with internatio...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved. &...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
2019-06-03, 03:00

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
2019-06-03, 01:00