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Facebook tells U.S. judge it takes terroristic threats seriously

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NEW YORK Lawyers for Facebook Inc on Tuesday sought to assure a U.S. judge overseeing lawsuits by victims of militant attacks in the Middle East that it took a "zero tolerance" approach to any communications that may promote terrorist threats or activity.

Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data

FRANKFURT Facebook said it would appeal against an order by a German privacy regulator on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded to it.

Tech, Sep 27 2016

German minister sets March deadline for fight against online hate

(This version of the September 26th story has been refiled to add dropped word "social" in paragraph 11)

Tech, World Sep 27 2016

Wall Street falls as energy lags; shares post gains on week

Wall Street retreated on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energy shares and Facebook and Apple declined, but major indexes still posted gains for the week.

Sep 23 2016

Facebook apologizes for overstating key ad metric

Facebook Inc on Friday apologized for an error in the way it measured a key metric of video viewership that significantly amplified users' viewing times on its platform.

Tech, Sep 23 2016

Facebook apologizes for overstating key ad metric

Sept 23 Facebook Inc on Friday apologized for an error in the way it measured a key metric of video viewership that significantly amplified users' viewing times on its platform.

Instagram says advertisers more than double in six months

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday its advertising base more than doubled to exceed 500,000 in the last six months.

Tech, Sep 22 2016

Instagram says advertisers more than double in six months

Sept 22 Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday its advertising base more than doubled to exceed 500,000 in the last six months.

Facebook, Twitter join network to tackle fake news

NEW YORK Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have joined a network of over 30 news and technology companies to tackle fake news and improve the quality of information on social media, the group said on Tuesday.

Tech, Twitter Sep 13 2016

Facebook, Twitter join network to tackle fake news

NEW YORK, Sept 13 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have joined a network of over 30 news and technology companies to tackle fake news and improve the quality of information on social media, the group said on Tuesday.