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Facebook to build data centre in Denmark

The Danish city of Odense and social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday the city was to host a new European data centre that would be powered by clean and renewable energy.

Facebook announces move to combat fake news in Germany

Facebook has launched a campaign to battle fake news in Germany, the social media platform announced on Sunday.

Facebook denies error in Safety Check tool for Bangkok bomb scare

Facebook on Wednesday denied the false crisis notification - the so-called Safety Check - for a Bangkok explosion the previous day was made in error.

German justice minister calls for judicial crackdown on fake news

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday called on prosecutors and the courts to pursue criminal investigations against those who disseminate fake news on the internet.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to share terrorist content database

Internet giants Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube plan to develop a shared database of deleted content deemed to promote terrorism.

Facebook accidentally deletes some of founder Zuckerberg's posts

The social media website Facebook accidentally deleted posts by its founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, including two messages he had posted concerning the spread of fake news on the website and...

Facebook to open new London headquarters, creating 500 jobs

Facebook will open a new headquarters in London next year and create 500 jobs in the British capital, the company announced on Monday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg calls for investment in connectivity

The international community needs to invest more in expanding connectivity worldwide to lift people out of poverty, argued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Saturday at the Asia Pacific Economic...

"Terrible error" on Facebook "kills" Mark Zuckerberg and others

A glitch on Facebook briefly declared many of the social media site's users dead on Friday, including its founder Mark Zuckerberg, local media reported.

Zuckerberg: Fake Facebook news did not cause election result

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has rejected allegations that fake news stories on the social network were responsible for the outcome of the US presidential election.

Germany investigates Facebook's Zuckerberg over hate speech inaction

German prosecutors have launched an investigation into Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and other company officials amid accusations of inaction over hate speech, news magazine Der Spiegel...

Facebook offers Workplace app for businesses

Facebook's plan to shake up communications within businesses and organizations is ready for the market, the world's largest online social network said Monday.

Facebook ordered to delete Whatsapp data in Germany

Data privacy authorities in Germany on Tuesday ordered Facebook to delete data it has received on Whatsapp users in Germany.

Internet giants' tax records under scrutiny in Indonesia

Indonesia is examining the tax records of US internet giants such as Google, Facebook and Twitter, an official said Tuesday, according to media reports.

Facebook reinstates iconic Vietnam War photo after controversial ban

Facebook on Friday reversed its ban on a famous Vietnam War-era photo of a young girl running naked down a road after a napalm bombing, following widespread criticism of the social media giant's...