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Facebook steps up efforts to protect Myanmar polls

Facing flak for failing to prevent hate speech from spreading on its platform in Myanmar, Facebook has announced additional steps aimed at protecting the integrity of November elections in the country

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken 25 March 2020.

Facebook plans drastic measures if US polls descend into chaos

Facebook is bracing for tough measures to restrict content in case the November elections in the US descend into chaos or violent protests, according to a report in the Financial Times on Tuesday

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook Inc`s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose

Global news media on Facebook

Prothom Alo among world’s Top Ten

Prothom Alo stands among the world’s top ten news media in the number of Facebook likes

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken 25 March 2020.

Facebook giving paid time off to employees to staff 2020 US polls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced to give additional paid time off to all employees at his company who volunteer as poll workers during the 2020 US presidential election in November

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook Inc`s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose

Facebook launches college-only space for students to connect

The social networking giant on Thursday launched a dedicated Facebook Campus, a college-only space designed to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared interests

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Facebook bias spurs violence in India: Rights groups

Civil rights groups on Wednesday said Facebook has failed to address dangerous content in India and demanded that the head of public policy there be removed.

Relatives of a man killed after violence erupted between police and protesters over an alleged derogatory Facebook post about Islam's Prophet Mohammad, speak to a police officer outside a burnt police station, in Bengaluru, India, 12 August 12 2020.

Apple ‘deserves scrutiny’ over App Store rules: Facebook CEO

In a sign of growing uneasiness with Apple’s rules related to the App Store, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the iPhone maker needs to be scrutinised

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook Inc`s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose

Facebook: Sabhanaz Rashid appointed as country manager of Bangladesh

Before moving to the US, in 2006, Sabhanaz founded the social enterprise, One Degree Initiative Foundation aiming to mentor youths between the age of 16 and 25 to develop public service innovations ...

Facebook: Sabhanaz Rashid appointed as country manager of Bangladesh

Over 1.25 billion people visiting Facebook Watch every month

Since its launch in 2018, Facebook Watch which is an on-demand service to discover videos across the social network is witnessing more than 1.25 billion people discover and share videos from millions ...

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Facebook to bar new political ads week before US polls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that the platform will not accept new political ads in the week before the 3 November US presidential elections

In this 1 May 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote address at F8, Facebook`s developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Remarks from Zuckerberg have sparked criticism from groups such as the Anti-Defamation League. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, told Recode`s Kara Swisher in an interview that although he finds Holocaust denial `deeply offensive,` such content should not be banned from Facebook. Photo : AP
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