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Facebook faces fake news backlash following algorithm change

Brazil’s biggest newspaper has announced it will no longer publish content via Facebook, arguing new changes to the social media giant’s algorithm favour fake news over professional journalism

Governments are making more Facebook data requests than ever

Facebook’s latest transparency report details the number of government requests for data across 129 countries – and the numbers are on the rise

Facebook will hire 1,000 employees to control adverts amid Russia investigation

In the wake of a congressional investigation, the world’s largest social network has announced fresh measures to tighten control of the adverts that appear on the platform

WhatsApp takes first step to monetise corporate users

The Facebook-owned company announced plans to charge businesses to use WhatsApp as part of an effort to make the messaging platform profitable

Facebook takes aim at TV with launch of new video platform Watch

Social media giant Facebook has launched a new video service in a bid to conquer the growing digital video industry

Google and Facebook join Net Neutrality Day of Action to protest FCC changes

Almost 80,000 websites have united in the fight against sweeping new internet rules

Data and the digital advertising dilemma

As personal data collected from online behaviour has exploded, companies have rushed to adapt their advertising strategies, with mixed results

Facebook in talks with Hollywood studios to produce original TV-quality shows

Social media giant Facebook is the latest tech company planning to branch into television with high budget scripted shows in the pipeline

Facebook fined €110m over 2014 WhatsApp merger

Facebook supplied misleading information in an investigation into its acquisition of WhatsApp, the European Commission has ruled

Facebook to tackle organised misinformation campaigns

Facebook has announced new steps to fight ‘information operations’ led by governments and organisations designed to sway public opinion

Facebook uses F8 conference to unveil its augmented future

Mark Zuckerberg made clear augmented reality is the future of Facebook at the F8 developer conference, as the company faces ethical questions surrounding its service

Germany takes aim at fake news and illegal content with €50m fines

As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news