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Facebook confirms data-sharing relationships with Chinese companies

Facebook has confirmed the legitimacy of recent reports highlighting the company’s data-sharing relationships with several Chinese tech firms, some of which have since been restricted in the US on security grounds

Facebook unveils new in-app dating service

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s matchmaking ambitions at the company’s annual developer conference in California, prompting shares in Tinder’s parent company, Match Group, to fall by more than 20 percent

Second WhatsApp co-founder leaves Facebook over privacy concerns

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum has stepped down from Facebook amid clashes between the companies’ executives regarding its privacy policy moving forward

Top 5 talking points from Mark Zuckerberg’s Congress grilling

Across two tense five-hour sessions in front of the US Congress, Mark Zuckerberg was questioned on Facebook’s business model, user privacy and liberal bias

Facebook privacy scandal shows lax data controls can have financial consequences

Social networks mishandling user information is not just an ethical issue, but ultimately affects the bottom line

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