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Opinion| Can the United States ban Facebook?

A few days ago, the US Senate Consumer Protection and Data Security Committee announced that there are bipartisan concerns about Facebook and its involvement in political divisions and strikes. The committee also confirmed that the site is also not safe for children and that the company insisted on publishing ads that harm this age group. …

Marwa El- Shinawy

Facebook donates $1.6m to Lebanon hospitals, NGOs

In the statement, the social networking company said that the figure includes donations of $500,000 from a campaign by Facebook users, an amount that was matched by the company. The donation by Facebook comes in the wake of a huge explosion at the port in the country’s capital, Beirut, last Tuesday.

Daily News Egypt

How Twitter and Facebook celebrate IWD

In previous years, Facebook witnessed a wide range of global feminist initiatives that discussed several important societal issues, such as combating harassment, encouraging sports, supporting victims of violence, patients with chronic diseases, early detection of breast cancer, and others.

Nehal Samir

How many apps were downloaded in 2019?

WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram are still among the 5 most downloaded apps, but this time the TikTok app jumped from fourth place in 2018 to second place in 2019 due to its popularity in markets like India, the United States, and Brazil.

Daily News Egypt

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals'

Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars’ Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content.Facebook has banned multiple extremist and far-right figures from its services, saying they violated its ban on hate speech and violence. The figures …

Deutsche Welle

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg promises greater privacy in messaging apps

Mark Zuckerberg said that private communications will become more important than public platforms. The company’s plan of increasing encryption may frustrate law enforcement’s efforts to track criminals and extremists.Facebook will begin strengthening privacy features on its chat applications, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. The announcement comes as the social media giant has been …

Deutsche Welle

Facebook unveils new tools to fight EU election interference

With European Union elections months away, Facebook has announced new measures to stop election meddling across the bloc. The measures include bolstering ad transparency and establishing regional defense centers.Facebook on Monday unveiled tools aimed at clamping down on political interference ahead of key 2019 elections, including the European Parliament vote slated for May. The US …

Deutsche Welle

Facebook funds AI ethics center in Munich

For years, scientists have raised concerns about the ethical implications of artificial intelligence. Facebook said it chose Germany because of its position “at the forefront of the conversation.”Facebook announced on Sunday that it will help create an independent ethics research center for artificial intelligence (AI) with the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The technology giant …

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