Facebook Inc (FB.O)
7 Dec 2018
SYDNEY Australia's competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the country's online advertising and news markets.
* ACCC says Facebook, Google dominate online ad and news display
Facebook Inc will buy back an additional $9 billion of its shares, as it looks to pacify investors following a slump in its stock.
Dec 7 Facebook Inc will buy back an additional $9 billion of its shares, as it looks to pacify investors following a slump in its stock.
MUMBAI Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this week to ask the Facebook Inc unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread through its messaging platform, a senior government official said on Friday.
NEW YORK Facebook Inc's losses are becoming other companies' gains. | Video
NEW YORK, Dec 6 Facebook Inc's losses are becoming other companies' gains.
SYDNEY Australia's parliament on Thursday passed a bill to force tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook and Apple to give police access to encrypted data, the most far-reaching such requirements imposed by a western country.
Facebook Inc's board backed Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg's request to probe whether George Soros had shorted the company's stock after the billionaire investor called the social network a "menace to society."
Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users' lists of friends after it cut off that data for most other apps around 2015, according to documents released on Wednesday by a British lawmaker investigating fake news and social media. | Video