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Facebook backs down over 'Napalm girl' photo

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.

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Hausa speakers can now hit "so" on Facebook

Hausa, joins the the 'African class' of Somali, Swahili, Afrikaans and Kinyawrwanda. The social network site currently has over 100 languages available to users.

Hausa, joins the the 'African class' of Somali, Swahili, Afrikaans and Kinyawrwanda. The social network site currently has over 100 languages available to users.

Business

Facebook faces tax probe over transfer of assets to Ireland

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

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Chicago man shot dead while live streaming on Facebook

A Chicago man was shot and killed while live streaming a video on Facebook, police said on Friday just days after a double-homicide in France in which the killer later took to Facebook Live to encoura

A Chicago man was shot and killed while live streaming a video on Facebook, police said on Friday just days after a double-homicide in France in which the killer later took to Facebook Live to encoura

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Greece's good Eurogroup meeting and Facebook bias allegations

In Business Weekly we analyse Greece's anti-crisis efforts while satisfying its people and the eurozone finance ministers, and Facebook is accused of political bias by ignoring right-wing subjects.

In Business Weekly we analyse Greece's anti-crisis efforts while satisfying its people and the eurozone finance ministers, and Facebook is accused of political bias by ignoring right-wing subjects.

Business

Facebook pumps up profile and features of 'Live' video service

Facebook is upping the ante to seal its share of the booming online video market. It is giving Facebook Live, which offers streaming video in real

Facebook is upping the ante to seal its share of the booming online video market. It is giving Facebook Live, which offers streaming video in real

Business

Facebook armours WhatsApp with full encryption

Facebook has announced it is providing strengthened encryption for its popular WhatsApp messaging service. The company says this means that

Facebook has announced it is providing strengthened encryption for its popular WhatsApp messaging service. The company says this means that

Business

Facebook's UK tax bill could jump from thousands to millions

Changes in the way Facebook does business could mean it has to pay millions more in tax in Britain as it no longer shifts some profit offshore.

Changes in the way Facebook does business could mean it has to pay millions more in tax in Britain as it no longer shifts some profit offshore.

Business

Facebook faces competition investigation in Germany

Germany's competition regulator is looking into whether Facebook abuses its dominant market position by forcing users to agree to the use of their personal data without them fully understanding what t

Germany's competition regulator is looking into whether Facebook abuses its dominant market position by forcing users to agree to the use of their personal data without them fully understanding what t

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Brazil jails Facebook executive for refusing to share WhatsApp data

Facebook has called the arrest of its Latin America vice president over a court order in a drug trafficking case “extreme and disproportionate”.

Facebook has called the arrest of its Latin America vice president over a court order in a drug trafficking case “extreme and disproportionate”.

Business

Facebook executive's arrest in Brazil called 'extreme and disproportionate'

Facebook has denounced the arrest in Brazil of Diego Dzodan, its vice president for Latin America, over a court order for the company's WhatsApp division to cooperate with a drug case.

Facebook has denounced the arrest in Brazil of Diego Dzodan, its vice president for Latin America, over a court order for the company's WhatsApp division to cooperate with a drug case.

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Wow, it's time to do more than just 'like' - emojis arrive on Facebook

Facebook newsfeeds began to transform on Wednesday as ‘reaction’ buttons arrived on the social media site. Five emojis have been added alongside the

Facebook newsfeeds began to transform on Wednesday as ‘reaction’ buttons arrived on the social media site. Five emojis have been added alongside the

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Brexit fears undermine sterling, Zuckerberg upstages Samsung Galaxy S7 launch

Business Line focuses on reaction to Brexit fears, including the slumping pound, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg's VR antics overshadow Samsung's new smartphone at the Mobile World Congress.

Business Line focuses on reaction to Brexit fears, including the slumping pound, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg's VR antics overshadow Samsung's new smartphone at the Mobile World Congress.

Science_technology

Facebook and Samsung join forces on nascent VR market

The future is virtual reality according to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg speaking at Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile trade show in Barcelona.

The future is virtual reality according to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg speaking at Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile trade show in Barcelona.

Business

Celebrating 12th birthday, Facebook aims for five billion users by 2030

Facebook is 12 years old, having grown to become a dominant force on the internet, the largest social media company ever, claiming 1.59 billion monthly users.

Facebook is 12 years old, having grown to become a dominant force on the internet, the largest social media company ever, claiming 1.59 billion monthly users.

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Private gun adverts to be prohibited on Facebook

Private firearms transactions coordinated on Facebook or its Instagram photo-sharing service should become a thing of the past under new measures

Private firearms transactions coordinated on Facebook or its Instagram photo-sharing service should become a thing of the past under new measures

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David Bowie: Social media overwhelmed with tributes

Tributes poured in on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social network feeds to celebrate the life and death of David Bowie. The singer lost

Tributes poured in on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social network feeds to celebrate the life and death of David Bowie. The singer lost

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Facebook gets professional with Facebook at Work

Facebook has come a long way from being just a place to link up with friends or meet a partner. Now the social media giant says it is going to muscle

Facebook has come a long way from being just a place to link up with friends or meet a partner. Now the social media giant says it is going to muscle

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Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his Facebook shares to good causes

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have promised to give away 99% of their shares in the company to good causes as they

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have promised to give away 99% of their shares in the company to good causes as they