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    Facebook takes down Myanmar accounts over military links

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 11:38am on December 19, 2018

    Facebook Inc has removed hundreds of additional accounts, pages and groups in Myanmar from its social networks after discovering what it called ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’...

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    2 held for ‘defamatory’ Facebook posts about Hasina

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:42am on December 15, 2018

    Two people were arrested on Friday in Chattogram for posting ‘defamatory remarks’ on Facebook about prime minister Sheikh Hasina....

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    Police sound ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:25pm on December 12, 2018

    A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc, police said, but gave the ‘all...

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    Facebook mulled charging for access to user data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:10pm on November 29, 2018

    Facebook on Wednesday said it considered charging application makers to access data at the social network. Such a move would have been a major shift...

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    Facebook election 'war room' goes quiet

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:45am on November 27, 2018

    Facebook said on Monday a ‘war room’ set up to defend the social network from abuses aimed at influencing elections in Brazil and the US...

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    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:24pm on November 17, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the ‘illegal’ government.The...

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    Facebook allows govts to decide what to censor

    David Archuleta Jr | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    FACEBOOK and other social media companies give governments free reign to censor political dissent on their web sites — and that is not ‘fake news.’...

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    The dystopian future of Facebook

    Mark Kernan | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    THIS year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial...

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    Facebook launches ‘Ad Breaks’ in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:55pm on November 07, 2018

    Facebook on Wednesday launched its Ad Breaks facility in Bangladesh.Through the facility, eligible publishers and creators would be able to join Ad Breaks and monetise...

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    FB must act to stop incitement ahead of 2020 Mynamar poll: report

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    Myanmar’s 2020 elections may be fertile ground for ‘incitement to violence’ and Facebook should prepare now, an assessment of the tech giant’s presence in the...