Facebook’s decision-review body to take ‘weeks’ longer over Trump ban call – TechCrunch

Facebook’s self-styled and handpicked “Oversight Board” will make a decision on whether or not to overturn an indefinite suspension of

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Facebook Blocks One NY Post Story on BLM Co-Founder’s Real Estate — But Not the Other

Facebook logo on a smartphone screen. (Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Facebook banned a New York Post report on a BLM co-founder’s real

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Meet Sparked, the new Facebook speed dating app that is already in the testing phase

No profiles, no ‘swipes’, no direct messages and free. This will be Sparked, the new Facebook dating app that will

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Consumer groups and child development experts petition Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ plan – TechCrunch

A coalition of 35 consumer advocacy groups along with 64 experts in child development have co-signed a letter to Facebook

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Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak – TechCrunch

Facebook’s lead data supervisor in the European Union has opened an investigation into whether the tech giant violated data protection

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Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel to review decisions not to remove content – TechCrunch

Facebook’s self-styled “Oversight Board” (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of the limits

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Facebook tests video speed dating events with ‘Sparked’ – TechCrunch

Facebook confirmed it’s testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked, after the app’s website was spotted by The Verge. Unlike

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Facebook’s other Clubhouse rival, Apple details ATT, App Store trial nears – TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the

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Facebook Spent $23 Million On Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Last Year – Deadline

Facebook founder-CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s compensation totaled $25.3 million last year but that was almost all for security – he continued

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Facebook takes down 16,000 groups trading fake reviews after another poke by UK’s CMA – TechCrunch

Facebook has removed 16,000 groups that were trading fake reviews on its platform after another intervention by the UK’s Competition

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Facebook’s tardy disclosure of breach timing raises GDPR compliance questions – TechCrunch

The question of whether Facebook will face any regulatory sanction over the latest massive historical platform privacy fail to come

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Facebook tests Hotline, a Q&A product that’s a mashup of Clubhouse and Instagram Live – TechCrunch

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today launched its latest experiment, Hotline, into public beta testing. The web-based application

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Here’s How to Check If Your Phone Number Was Leaked in the Massive Facebook Breach

Over the weekend, the personal data of more than 533 million Facebook users was published in a hacking forum. Grow

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Answers being sought from Facebook over latest data breach – TechCrunch

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in the European Union is seeking answers from the tech giant over a major data

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Facebook confirms ‘test’ of Venmo-like QR codes for person-to-person payments in U.S. – TechCrunch

Facebook confirms it’s testing a new QR code feature and payment links for use with Facebook Pay to make it

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Facebook’s Kustomer buy could face EU probe after merger referral – TechCrunch

The European Union may investigate Facebook’s $1BN acquisition of customer service platform Kustomer after concerns were referred to it under

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Facebook-backed Indian social commerce Meesho raises $300M at $2.1B valuation – TechCrunch

Meesho said on Monday it has raised $300 million in a new financing round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

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Facebook denies its algorithms are a problem, but launches a tool to more easily view a non-algorithmic News Feed – TechCrunch

Following years of backlash over its algorithms and their ability to push people to more extreme content, which Facebook continues

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Facebook gets a C – Startup rates the ‘ethics’ of social media platforms, targets asset managers – TechCrunch

By now you’ve probably heard of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) ratings for companies, or ratings for their carbon footprint. Well,

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App Store bills gets ghosted, Dispo drama, Facebook’s Clubhouse clone – TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and

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Zuckerberg blames Trump, not Facebook, for the Capitol attack – TechCrunch

In an interview with Reuters six days after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg

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Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs to Testify Before Senate Committee Today

The CEOs of the three tech giants will face congress today amid allegations of misinformation and interference by other countries.

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Zuckerberg defends Facebook over role in Capitol attack – TechCrunch

Tech executives face Congress, Spotify gets a redesign and Snapchat is developing a new Remix feature. This is your Daily

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