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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Mark Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 mln to 75 mln shares of FB stock
Friday, 22 Sep 2017 04:26pm EDT 

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc :Facebook-Mark Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 million to 75 million shares of Facebook stock over approximately 18 months from Sept 22.Facebook-‍Zuckerberg anticipates selling 35 million to 75 million in co's shares to fund initiatives of Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan in education, science & advocacy​.  Full Article

Facebook CEO says to double size of team working on election integrity within next year
Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 03:47pm EDT 

Sept 21 (Reuters) - :Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will continue own investigation on what happened at Facebook during the elections.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says going to make political advertising more transparent.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will strengthen ad review process for political ads.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says scaling ballot information tools to help people understand issues.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says also examining activities of accounts removed during monitoring German elections.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will expand partnership with election commissions around the world.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is adapting anti-bullying systems to help against political bullying.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says will continue working with the government to understand the extent of the Russian interference.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says built teams dedicated to working on election integrity, preventing governments from interfering in elections of other nations.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says actively working with u.s. Government on its ongoing investigation into Russian interference.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will double size of the team working on election integrity within next year.  Full Article

Facebook says on Propublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until "right processes" is in place
Friday, 15 Sep 2017 01:00am EDT 

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc :Facebook says on ProPublica story removing self-reported targeting fields until right processes in place to help prevent hate speech, discriminatory ads.  Full Article

Facebook introduces a new center for crisis response on Facebook
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 09:00am EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc :Facebook introduces a new center for crisis response on Facebook.Facebook Inc - ‍crisis response tools, including safety check, community help, fundraisers, will be accessible in new center called crisis response​.Facebook Inc - ‍beginning sept 14, people will also be able to see more crisis-related content​.Facebook Inc - ‍safety check activations and related information may also appear in news feed to help provide additional details about a crisis​.  Full Article

BookMyShow participates in WhatsApp business pilot​
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 05:45am EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - BookMyShow : :‍ Participates in WhatsApp business pilot​.  Full Article

Facebook says is introducing new tools for Facebook Live API - Blog‍​
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 12:08pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc::Facebook Inc says is introducing new tools for Facebook Live API - Blog‍​.Live API now provides preview, start, stop states for encoder, automatically configures it to optimal settings for Facebook Live broadcast‍​‍​.Facebook says developers can now indicate exact frame and moment to go live - Blog.  Full Article

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says in Facebook post he will leave company
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 01:00am EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - :WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says in Facebook post decided to leave company.  Full Article

Oculus product lead Jon Thomason to head software engineering team at Uber's Advanced Technologies Group - Facebook post
Monday, 11 Sep 2017 09:18am EDT 

Sept 11 (Reuters) - :Jon Thomason, Oculus product lead, joining Uber to lead the software engineering team at Uber's Advanced Technologies Group - Facebook post.  Full Article

Twitter to brief Congress on possible Russia-backed ads -U.S. senator
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 01:48pm EDT 

Rewrites throughout, adds Warner quotes, Twitter declining to comment:.  Full Article

WhatsApp says testing new ways for people to connect with businesses
Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017 11:41am EDT 

Sept 5 (Reuters) - WhatsApp::Says testing new features that aim to solve some of challenges related to authenticity among other things - Blog.Says currently testing new tools through a closed pilot program.Says a green badge next to a contact's name means that WhatsApp has verified that phone number of this contact belongs to a business account‍​.Says testing new ways to make it possible for people to connect with businesses in a "fast and personal way".Says building and testing new tools via a free WhatsApp business app for small companies and an enterprise solution for bigger companies‍​.  Full Article

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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

WASHINGTON Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.