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  • Mark Zuckerberg offloads $500M in Facebook shares

    ​Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg sold nearly $500 million in the company's shares in February to fund his philanthropic investment vehicle, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), regulatory filings showed.

    Written by Reuters02 March 18 08:49
  • Facebook to keep one news feed

    ​Facebook on Thursday put an end to a test of splitting its signature News Feed into two, an idea that roiled how people consumed news in six countries where the test occurred and added to concern about the social media giant's power.

    Written by Reuters02 March 18 08:18
  • No new evidence of Russian interference with Brexit, says Facebook

    Facebook has told a British parliamentary committee that further investigations have found no new evidence that Russia used social media to interfere in the June 2016 referendum in which Britain voted to leave the European Union.

    Written by Reuters01 March 18 09:41
  • Facebook COO throws weight workplace gender equality

    Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg brought her message about workplace gender equality to a typically male domain on Wednesday, urging attendees at an investor conference to improve mentoring of junior female colleagues.

    Written by Reuters01 March 18 09:24
  • Facebook will use US mail to find election ad buyers

    Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday.

    Written by Reuters19 Feb. 18 09:33
  • Twitter reports unexpected profit, shares jump

    Twitter on Thursday delivered its first quarterly profit and an unexpected return to revenue growth helped by expansion outside the United States, pushing shares in the social network to more than two-year highs.

    Written by Reuters09 Feb. 18 09:09
  • Snap adds users, shares soar by 30 per cent

    ​Snap said on Tuesday it added more users than expected to its Snapchat messaging app as it fights to fend off competition from Facebook's Instagram, sending it shares up by nearly 30 percent.

    Written by Reuters07 Feb. 18 09:16
  • Facebook banning crytocurrency ads

    Facebook said it will ban ads promoting financial products and services tied to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

    Written by Reuters31 Jan. 18 08:53
  • Facebook to open three digital training hubs across Europe

    ​Facebook will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant's drive to show its contribution to the bloc.

    Written by Reuters22 Jan. 18 11:58
  • Facebook debuts messenger app for kids

    Facebook rolled out Messenger Kids, an app that lets the world's biggest social media company expand into a so-far untapped market of kids under 13 while also giving parents complete control over what their children see.

    Written by Reuters05 Dec. 17 10:10