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    Privacy: the new battleground of ours

    Edward Snowden | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    The US, UK and Australia are taking on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method that protects our personal information, writes Edward Snowden...

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    Facebook deploys numbers for better translations

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:17pm on October 13, 2019

    Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable.  But now there is a new way: numbers. Facebook...

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    Juba League leader held for FB post against whip, son

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 02:11am on October 13, 2019

    Police arrested a Juba League leader on Friday at Majherghat in Patiya of Chattogram for posting statements on Facebook against whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury and...

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    Major financial companies abandon Facebook’s Libra

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Facebook Inc’s ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa...

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    Multinationals face heftier tax hit in biggest overhaul for decades

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google, Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of decades-old...

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    BoE sets out rules of engagement for Libra

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    The Bank of England set out the rules of engagement that Facebook’s Libra crypto-currency and other new digital payments providers would have to meet before...

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    FB can be forced to remove illegal content worldwide

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:08am on October 04, 2019

    Facebook can be ordered to police and remove illegal content worldwide, Europe’s top court said on Thursday, in a landmark ruling that rights activists say...

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    Turkey fines Facebook $2,82,000 over privacy breach

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    Turkish authorities have fined Facebook Inc 1.6 million lira ($2,82,000) for violation of data protection laws which affected nearly 3,00,000 people, the Personal Data Protection...

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    Facebook hides likes, reactions to curb ‘social pressure’

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:30am on September 27, 2019

    From now on the social media giant Facebook will follow Instagram policy by hiding the number of likes and reactions on users’ posts to curb...

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    Facebook will comply with Bangladesh tax rules: official

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    Global social media platform Facebook will comply with the country’s tax rules once the entire process regarding taxation is completed, said Facebook South Asia public...