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Facebook bars pro-Trump PAC from advertising, citing repeated false posts

Aug 06 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is temporarily banning a Republican political action committee, the Committee to Defend the President, from advertising after it repeatedly shared content that was deemed false by external fact-checkers, the social media company said on Thursday.

Facebook launches TikTok-like product inside Instagram

Aug 05 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries on Wednesday, embedding a new short-form video service called Reels as a feature within its popular Instagram app. | Video

Facebook launches TikTok-like product inside Instagram

Aug 05 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries on Wednesday, embedding a new short-form video service called Reels as a feature within its popular Instagram app. | Video

Facebook launches TikTok-like product inside Instagram

Aug 05 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5 Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries on Wednesday, embedding a new short-form video service called Reels as a feature within its popular Instagram app.

Florida teen accused of masterminding Twitter hack that hit Biden, Musk

Jul 31 2020

A 17-year-old Florida boy masterminded the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter Inc, including those of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, officials said on Friday. | Video

Facebook smashes revenue estimates amid pandemic, forecasts ad growth

Jul 30 2020

Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday and forecast similar growth ahead, as businesses tapped its digital ads tools despite an unprecedented boycott and the economic upheaval of the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Facebook ad boycott organizers ask European firms to join campaign

Jul 30 2020

Organizers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott said on Thursday the campaign would "not go away" until their concerns were addressed and they would ask advertisers in Europe to join their cause.

As small business suffers, Facebook's fortunes hang in the balance

Jul 30 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will reveal on Thursday whether lower ad prices lured enough marketers in the second quarter to overcome the downdraft from widespread pandemic-induced closures among the small businesses that drive most of its revenue.

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