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SAN FRANCISCO Critics of Facebook Inc, including the organizers of an advertising boycott against the company, on Friday launched their own oversight board to review the company's content moderation practices.

UPDATE 1-Facebook critics launch rival oversight board

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 25 Critics of Facebook Inc , including the organizers of an advertising boycott against the company, on Friday launched their own oversight board to review the company's content moderation practices.

Facebook events service gets temporary exemption from Apple App Store fees: blog post

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Friday that businesses running paid online events on its iOS app would not need to pay a 30% fee to Apple for the remainder of 2020, temporarily defusing a standoff between the two tech giants.

Technology, Sep 25 2020

Social media deal earns advertisers' 'likes', but not yet all their dollars

LONDON Advertisers who boycotted social media are not all rushing back, despite an agreement by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter on how to curb harmful content online.

Technology, Twitter Sep 25 2020

Facebook critics launch rival oversight board

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 25 Critics of Facebook Inc , including the architects of an advertising boycott against the company, on Friday launched a rival oversight board to review the company's content moderation practices.

Facebook suspends fake Russian accounts, warns of U.S. election hack-and-leak threat

LONDON Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has dismantled three networks of fake accounts which could be used by Russia's intelligence services to leak hacked documents as part of efforts to disrupt the upcoming U.S. election.

Facebook's Oversight Board plans to launch just before U.S. election

Facebook Inc's long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November U.S. presidential election, but a Facebook spokeswoman said on Thursday it was unlikely that the board would handle election-related cases. | Video

UPDATE 4-Facebook's Oversight Board plans to launch just before U.S. election

Sept 24 Facebook Inc's long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November U.S. presidential election, but a Facebook spokeswoman said on Thursday it was unlikely that the board would handle election-related cases.

Thailand takes first legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

BANGKOK Thailand launched legal action on Thursday against tech giants Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms. | Video

Technology, Thailand, Twitter Sep 24 2020

Facebook oversight board plans to launch just before U.S. election

Sept 24 Facebook Inc's long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November U.S. presidential election, although a board member said he did not know whether it would hear cases related to the contest. (Reporting by Elizabeth Culliford Editing by Peter Graff)