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Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page

Egyptian authorities have arrested the founder of a Facebook page with millions of followers that praises ousted President Hosni Mubarak, a judicial source said...

Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page

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CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its...
20:14 2019-05-22

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.  &#...
07:56 2019-05-27

Creator of 'Storm Area 51' comes forward after satirical Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly abo...
07:14 2019-07-18

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morriso...
03:14 2019-06-30

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s hand...
17:42 2019-06-13

Why the joke Facebook page calling for people to storm Area 51 went viral More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response. The truth is out there, and there are grand plans ...
16:14 2019-07-17

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been interce...
17:42 2019-07-04

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Minist...
12:14 2019-07-22

Mexico Detains Nearly 800 Migrants, Including 368 Children Under Eight A total of 791 Central American migrants, including 368 children under the age of eight, have been detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz, officia...
09:01 2019-06-17

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Tr...
04:00 2019-06-05

Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest ...
18:28 2019-06-16

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the ...
09:00 2019-06-24

Cyprus detains 12 Israelis for 8 days over alleged rape A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year...
15:42 2019-07-18

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Boutefli...
19:56 2019-06-21

Sweden detains rapper A$AP Rocky after street fight A Swedish court has jailed U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky over a fight in downtown Stockholm in pre-trial detention for two weeks to allow police to investig...
13:28 2019-07-05

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
13:14 2019-07-05

Iran briefly detains 2 European diplomats at coed party Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that police in the capital, Tehran, briefly detained two European diplomats at a mixed-gender pa...
14:28 2019-06-01

Mexico stages raid on train, detains dozens of migrants MEXICO CITY (AP) — About 100 Mexican soldiers and immigration agents have detained dozens of Central American migrants riding a freight train in sout...
23:00 2019-06-27

Cop Detains Innocent Black Man, Answers 'Fuck You Is My Name' When Asked to Identify Himself Police officers are well aware of the tremendous power and authority they wield, yet historically they’ve abused it at the cost of black lives. Time...
21:56 2019-06-03

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his reco...
12:14 2019-06-14

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two cou...
02:14 2019-07-14

Delta Air Lines crew detains passenger who tried to enter the cockpit A Delta Air Lines crew detained a passenger who tried to enter the cockpit in an incident that forced a New York-bound plane to return to Puerto Rico...
17:42 2019-07-05

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, official...
04:56 2019-06-19

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the ...
16:56 2019-06-09

Sweden Detains US Rapper ASAP Rocky After Street Brawl In Stockholm A Swedish court on Friday decided to keep US rapper ASAP Rocky in custody on suspicion of assault after he was arrested in connection with a street b...
18:14 2019-07-05

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Mya...
19:56 2019-07-10

Cano, Callaway not on same page when it comes to IL talk Robinson Cano wasn’t available for a third straight game, when he sat out the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Rockies at Citi Field on Saturday — and manager ...
11:14 2019-06-09

Mexico detains 791 migrants on 4 trucks amid U.S. pressure to stem illegal border crossings Mexico said Sunday it detained nearly 800 migrants crammed into four trucks amid heightened pressure from the Trump administration to stem the number...
09:01 2019-06-17

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigratio...
00:56 2019-06-17

Giants’ Nate Solder and Will Hernandez on same page now No meaningful partnership is forged overnight. The bonding takes time, patience, and often, a fair share of agita. Just ask Giants offensive linemen ...
13:28 2019-06-08

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonke...
22:56 2019-07-18

Lourdes Leon Takes a Page From Her Mother’s ’80s Style It wouldn’t be the first time that Leon has referenced her mother’s iconic style - her look from head to toe carries more than an echo of Madonna’s s...
21:28 2019-06-20

Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to s...
16:56 2019-06-17

Hollywood Writers Struggle to Get on Same Page in Fight Against Agents Thousands of Hollywood writers fired their agents after the Writers Guild of America declared war on the big talent agencies. Now some writers have s...
14:42 2019-07-20

Carter Page FISA one step closer to fuller declassification The Justice Department declined on Friday to declassify any more information from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act documents related to the ...
05:01 2019-06-30

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott on 'same page' about record contract extension Ezekiel Elliott's representatives and the Dallas Cowboys are on the same page regarding a record contract extension following the final year of his r...
17:42 2019-05-22

Liz Cheney: Strzok-Page texts sound ‘like a coup,’ could be ‘treason’ Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, said in an interview aired Sunday that text messages between former FBI investigators Peter Strzok and Lisa Page “sound an aw...
20:42 2019-05-26

Twitch Buckles Down On Security After Artifact Page Gets Spammed With Memes And Porn Earlier this week, the Twitch category for Valve’s card game Artifact made a miraculous resurgence—but not for the right reasons. A horde of slaverin...
00:28 2019-05-31

Office Q&A: How to remove page numbers from a table of contents in a Word document You can use built-in options to build a simple table of contents, but quite often, you'll need to change the underlying field code to get the results...
00:56 2019-07-20

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out ...
03:14 2019-07-23

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of...
14:42 2019-07-02

Golden State Warriors congratulate Toronto Raptors with full-page ad The Golden State Warriors congratulated the Toronto Raptors on their NBA championship victory with a full-page ad in Monday's edition of a Toronto ne...
02:56 2019-06-18

Carter Page says FBI informant 'intensified' communications just prior to FISA warrant Former Trump foreign policy aide Carter Page said Sunday that U.S. intelligence informant Stefan Halper "intensified" communications with him right b...
23:28 2019-06-09

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ...
01:42 2019-06-11

A Puma in the Airplane Bathroom, a Wikipedia Page Deleter and More in Chuck Klosterman’s Latest Chuck Klosterman has long been a celebrated sports and culture writer, producing prolific nonfiction for major outlets and helping to launch the belo...
16:28 2019-07-11

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the ...
02:14 2019-06-21

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Tr...
20:56 2019-06-06

USWNT Uses Equal Pay Lawsuit As Confetti For Parade; Allie Long Eats A Page The World Cup-winning USWNT is currently parading its way through New York City and continuing the bender that began immediately after the women disp...
18:42 2019-07-10

Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact's Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almo...
01:56 2019-06-18

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In ...
21:56 2019-06-19

Strzok-Page texts debated whether to share details with DOJ on key London meeting in 2016 Text messages between former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page debating how much information to share with the Justice Department about a Lond...
01:14 2019-07-04

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, ...
18:42 2019-05-22

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld,...
04:42 2019-05-29

Tucker Carlson, Dan Bongino take on new cartoon version of Mueller report: 'Did they include the Strzok-Page texts?' Tucker Carlson and Dan Bongino discussed Wednesday the new cartoon version of the Mueller report, created by the website Insider in order to encourag...
22:28 2019-07-11

Medical school investigation unable to determine who was in a racist photo on the Virginia governor’s yearbook page NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Medical school investigation unable to determine who was in a racist photo on the Virginia governor’s yearbook page. The po...
17:56 2019-05-22

KFC is taking a page out of Taco Bell's playbook as it prepares to launch more new menu items in 2019 than the last 5 years combined KFC KFC plans to roll out as many new menu items in 2019 as it did in the prior five years combined, Kevin Hochman, the president of KFC's US busine...
02:14 2019-06-06

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic p...
21:56 2019-06-03

A Reunion In The Works? Robert Plant And Jimmy Page Were Spotted At Guitar Center Buying A Led Zeppelin Tablature Book If you’re a Led Zeppelin fan (and let’s face it—who isn’t??) then get excited, because it looks like the long-awaited reunion of this legendary band ...
21:42 2019-06-20

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts...
00:42 2019-06-15

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
05:00 2019-07-23

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
05:28 2019-06-28

New York Times runs 'distracted boyfriend' meme on front page of Business section It's a new frontier for journalism and meme culture: the New York Times runs the "distracted boyfriend" meme on the front of its Business sectio...
00:56 2019-05-30

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsA...
08:14 2019-07-09

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
00:28 2019-06-04

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said ...
17:42 2019-06-12

The beautiful team goal that knocked Egypt out "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
01:42 2019-07-07

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
02:01 2019-06-22

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Mo...
22:56 2019-06-19

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been releas...
13:14 2019-05-25

Sisi says Egypt won't accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything that the Palestinians would not want, in comments a...
22:14 2019-06-02

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of th...
11:14 2019-07-07

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s...
15:14 2019-06-20

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures a...
14:32 2019-05-21

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the int...
19:42 2019-06-27

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the sit...
23:42 2019-07-22

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and sh...
04:56 2019-06-12

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive ...
17:28 2019-07-15

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four ...
13:01 2019-06-08

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9....
22:56 2019-06-30

Unpacking the Ten Plagues of Egypt: A Scientific Explanation Could there be a scientific explanation and a sequence of natural disasters that caused the 10 Plagues of Egypt?  ...
00:00 2019-07-23

South Africa stun hosts Egypt with late win "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
23:14 2019-07-06

Turkey's Erdogan says believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi ...
11:56 2019-06-20

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian pr...
12:28 2019-06-20

| Egypt FA chief quits after shock SA AFCON exit The president of the Egyptian Football Association has resigned and "sacked" his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African C...
12:00 2019-07-07

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Moha...
14:28 2019-06-20

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the ...
05:42 2019-07-18

Egypt’s Morsi quietly buried, a day after courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried, a day after collapsing and dying in a Cairo courtroom. Abdu...
10:28 2019-06-18

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reporte...
15:14 2019-05-21

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say po...
23:01 2019-06-27

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tuta...
02:00 2019-07-05

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper ...
14:38 2019-05-21

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fig...
14:38 2019-05-21

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrai...
18:28 2019-06-11

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter CAIRO (AP) — The family and lawyer of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detentio...
14:28 2019-05-29

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo c...
11:28 2019-06-19

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-lo...
22:42 2019-05-28

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact...
14:00 2019-07-05

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of T...
16:14 2019-06-10

Egypt arrests Mubarak supporter who criticized government Egyptian prosecutors have charged the administrator of a Facebook page that supports former autocratic president Hosni Mubarak with spreading false n...
20:14 2019-07-11

King Tut sculpture sold at Christie's despite Egypt's outrage A 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly $6 million, despite Cairo calling on the UK government to stop t...
08:01 2019-07-05

Militants attack post office in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have stormed a post office in the northern Sinai Peninsula and seized around $6,000 in local ...
15:14 2019-07-01

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it...
15:42 2019-06-12

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8...
08:56 2019-06-18

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes...
21:00 2019-06-18

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’...
14:28 2019-05-22

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the f...
21:28 2019-07-13

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading fals...
15:56 2019-05-23

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @...
22:56 2019-06-21

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
18:42 2019-06-17

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before bei...
21:56 2019-06-17

| Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt Algeria's hopes of winning their first Africa Cup of Nations for 29 years will be boosted by the arrival of fans on board military planes should they...
16:14 2019-07-13

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extend...
12:42 2019-06-21

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down ou...
02:01 2019-06-22

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown wi...
21:56 2019-06-20

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attac...
17:28 2019-06-07

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that ...
12:14 2019-06-06

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020...
19:56 2019-07-10

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
09:00 2019-07-10

Egypt asks Interpol to help it retrieve King Tut statue Egypt says it has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun after Christie’s auctioned it off...
04:14 2019-07-10

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eig...
09:56 2019-06-13

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since ...
19:14 2019-07-15

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie...
20:14 2019-07-03

King Tut bust that Egypt claims was 'stolen' sells for $6 million A controversial 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of boy pharaoh King Tutankhamun has been sold for nearly $6 million at auction in the U.K., despite pr...
16:14 2019-07-05

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.    ...
22:28 2019-07-15

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s ousted president, dies in court Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to the country’s state TV. Morsi, 67, was on trial...
18:28 2019-06-17

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in...
19:42 2019-07-13

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
17:28 2019-07-05

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohamed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a d...
00:42 2019-06-19

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elect...
20:28 2019-06-17

The Latest: Egypt to Yemen rebels: Halt attacks on Saudis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Eg...
14:42 2019-06-12

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Afri...
14:42 2019-07-07

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in...
14:56 2019-06-13

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for a...
14:56 2019-06-13

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in ...
17:42 2019-07-10

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun relic sold for £4.7m in UK Cairo calls on international police agency to find head sold to unknown buyer for £4.7mEgypt has asked Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutank...
14:14 2019-07-09

Statue Of King Tut, Which Egypt Claims Was Stolen, Sells For $6 Million A 3,000-year-old bust of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamen was auctioned off Thursday in London for nearly $6 million, despite claims by the Egyptian gove...
11:42 2019-07-06

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian pr...
17:56 2019-06-18

Amr Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of senior players • Mohamed Salah among players to show support for midfielder • Midfielder was expelled after sexual harassment allegationsAmr Warda’s expulsion from ...
15:56 2019-06-28

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosti...
01:28 2019-06-12

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks...
07:56 2019-05-30

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president, Mohamed...
21:56 2019-06-17

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
01:28 2019-05-30

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (...
10:28 2019-06-18

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on E...
15:28 2019-07-19

Egypt considering selling power plants to private investors -minister Egypt is considering selling three recently built power plants to private investors, but talks are still at an early stage, Electricity Minister Moha...
14:28 2019-05-28

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister B...
15:42 2019-05-24

| Disgraced footballer kickstarts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt Egyptian footballer Amr Warda, accused of rampant sexual harassment, has been reinstated for the African Cup of Nations amid a heated debate about wo...
19:56 2019-06-30

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert. &#...
23:56 2019-06-21

Media group says Egypt suppressed coverage of Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — A media advocacy group says Egypt has suppressed media coverage of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi in a Cairo courtroom thi...
17:14 2019-06-22

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global marke...
14:56 2019-06-20

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
00:00 2019-07-23

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite C...
03:14 2019-07-04

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending e...
08:56 2019-06-21

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Penins...
08:00 2019-05-28

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their A...
03:42 2019-06-22

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on...
01:42 2019-05-29

Climb down a 256-foot tunnel to explore Egypt's Bent Pyramid Egypt has opened a tunnel into the 'bent pyramid' for tourists to explore two chambers in the 4600-year-old structure.    &...
22:28 2019-07-15

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court, state TV reports Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing, according to state television. The democratically elected Islamist held pow...
18:42 2019-06-17

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were...
02:14 2019-06-14

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion ...
05:56 2019-05-31

Egypt expresses dismay to UK envoy over British Airways flight suspension Egypt's aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways' decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UK's ambass...
20:00 2019-07-21

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.1...
16:00 2019-05-23

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Hosts Egypt maintain perfect record Host nation Egypt made it three wins out of three in Group A, beating Uganda who finised as group runners up. Elsewhere, Madagascar caused the bigges...
00:14 2019-07-01

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human...
10:00 2019-06-18

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power f...
21:56 2019-06-17

"Nawaz Sharif Won't Meet Fate Of Egypt's Mohammad Morsi," Says Daughter There is a serious threat to the life of jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due to lack of medical care, his daughter Maryam said Sat...
20:14 2019-06-22

Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death The country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was buried at dawn in a furtive and closely guarded ceremony. Reporters were bar...
14:14 2019-06-19

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources sa...
20:14 2019-06-17

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were wor...
22:28 2019-05-28

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president O...
19:28 2019-05-25

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after colla...
00:14 2019-06-18

Egypt’s Former President Mohammed Morsi Dies in Court, State TV Reports (CAIRO) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free el...
19:14 2019-06-17

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president O...
23:42 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Bombardier consortium named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypt's preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) contract to build a monorail link o...
18:42 2019-05-28

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to ...
00:14 2019-07-16

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little ...
06:42 2019-06-18

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial f...
22:14 2019-06-17

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a hos...
02:14 2019-07-14

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little ...
03:28 2019-06-18

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA agency Kuwait has handed over to Egyptian authorities eight members of a militant cell arrested on its territory and who it said were linked to the Muslim B...
17:00 2019-07-15

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar and Egypt rise, other Gulf markets closed for holiday Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday. QATA...
15:28 2019-06-03

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off th...
22:28 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Day of shocks as holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt both fall The holders and the hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who came from behind t...
00:14 2019-07-07

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash Reaches Egypt For Overseas Deployment Programme Indian Naval ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria in Egypt on Friday for a three-day visit as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment programme, th...
08:00 2019-06-29

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the uni...
14:28 2019-05-28

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising ten...
14:38 2019-05-21

Egypt’s Ousted President Mohammed Morsi Is Quietly Buried After Sudden Courtroom Death (CAIRO) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesda...
08:00 2019-06-18

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines o...
09:56 2019-06-29

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense ...
10:28 2019-06-18

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time arou...
18:56 2019-06-21

Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi dies in court while facing trial, state television reports Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in...
19:56 2019-06-17

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza ov...
17:56 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo• Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for Sout...
03:42 2019-07-07

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
03:42 2019-07-07

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
00:42 2019-06-12

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
19:42 2019-06-12

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wed...
01:28 2019-07-04

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
19:00 2019-06-12

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
15:14 2019-05-21

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why th...
23:14 2019-07-11

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audi...
11:56 2019-07-01

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Right...
01:28 2019-07-01

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
01:56 2019-06-08

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDona...
10:00 2019-07-06

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
13:14 2019-06-12

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the so...
23:28 2019-07-13

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking indu...
17:42 2019-07-13

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
01:56 2019-06-14

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the...
19:42 2019-06-28

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
23:42 2019-06-12

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in ev...
10:28 2019-06-19

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.R...
01:42 2019-07-04

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
11:56 2019-06-18

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
01:42 2019-06-06

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "enti...
21:56 2019-07-09

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
17:42 2019-06-19

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to repor...
08:42 2019-07-21

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world...
19:28 2019-07-13

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?...
23:42 2019-06-27

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they ...
06:28 2019-07-12

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
03:00 2019-06-12

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
06:42 2019-06-14

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
21:42 2019-07-16

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
05:28 2019-07-01

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each us...
18:42 2019-06-27

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
15:42 2019-07-13

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands a...
17:42 2019-07-12

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
23:28 2019-07-12

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from pe...
23:00 2019-06-19

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the la...
09:28 2019-07-17

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance...
16:00 2019-07-22

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs...
20:28 2019-06-12

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
22:28 2019-06-06

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It...
21:56 2019-05-21

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over ...
03:42 2019-07-13

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
23:42 2019-06-18

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
19:42 2019-06-07

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its...
13:14 2019-05-28

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
02:56 2019-07-05

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, r...
22:14 2019-07-09

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
05:42 2019-06-12

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
20:28 2019-06-12

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
12:28 2019-06-18

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
20:42 2019-06-02

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know a...
12:42 2019-06-23

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
19:42 2019-07-03

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
20:28 2019-05-31

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and w...
00:42 2019-06-04

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
09:28 2019-06-21

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
18:56 2019-07-16

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
10:42 2019-05-29

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
19:28 2019-06-03

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
20:28 2019-06-03

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best...
23:14 2019-07-11

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joi...
21:56 2019-07-18

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
21:28 2019-07-16

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate spee...
03:28 2019-06-22

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's imp...
08:28 2019-06-01

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, th...
20:14 2019-06-11

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020....
10:56 2019-07-09

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
05:42 2019-06-08

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
09:28 2019-07-16

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of O...
19:14 2019-07-15

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
18:28 2019-06-30

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
22:56 2019-06-18

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
00:00 2019-06-30

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people inv...
22:42 2019-06-19

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’r...
08:56 2019-06-19

Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at...
00:28 2019-07-02

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:42 2019-07-02

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/V...
07:56 2019-06-11

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be mak...
17:56 2019-06-11

Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be...
18:56 2019-06-12

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
22:56 2019-06-18

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
19:14 2019-06-11

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador releases New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed...
23:42 2019-06-11

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
19:14 2019-06-11

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in ...
03:56 2019-07-01

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new curren...
16:28 2019-06-19

Google and Facebook Are Draining Brains From Europe It wouldn't be the first time that Europe's smartest and most promising tech startups have been gobbled up by the behemoths of Silicon Valley and Sea...
09:42 2019-07-02

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire o...
01:28 2019-07-02

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
20:28 2019-06-12

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has bee...
17:56 2019-07-01

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
00:00 2019-06-19

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
01:14 2019-06-19

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data pra...
07:42 2019-06-12

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area. ...
00:42 2019-07-02

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake o...
11:14 2019-06-12

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the...
16:28 2019-06-19

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried abou...
00:00 2019-07-09

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebo...
18:42 2019-06-27

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sar...
20:14 2019-07-02

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Strange...
13:42 2019-07-04

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has ag...
18:42 2019-06-27

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
21:14 2019-06-14

Facebook Will Remove Messages Mocking Deaths "I am so glad she's dead" or "That's what she gets" will no longer be up on your Facebook page as the social network giant will now remove such scurr...
13:42 2019-06-14

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it...
18:56 2019-06-27

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
19:56 2019-06-27

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychologic...
20:42 2019-06-23

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
18:56 2019-06-23

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, ac...
03:42 2019-07-04

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
15:00 2019-07-08

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that cou...
07:28 2019-07-09

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.R...
01:00 2019-06-21

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
22:28 2019-07-03

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook...
02:00 2019-06-18

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
18:14 2019-07-03

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s...
18:00 2019-06-21

Bank of England welcomes Facebook currency Mark Carney has issued an unexpectedly warm welcome to Facebook’s new global currency, saying tech companies and non-banks could soon be given ...
18:42 2019-06-20

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into...
21:00 2019-06-27

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
13:28 2019-06-18

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platf...
16:14 2019-07-02

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the ...
21:00 2019-06-28

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
07:56 2019-06-13

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program call...
02:14 2019-06-13

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The s...
18:14 2019-06-18

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itsel...
05:56 2019-07-10

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
20:56 2019-07-05

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
21:14 2019-06-18

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with ma...
14:00 2019-06-13

California Facebook mail facility quarantined A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin. ...
16:42 2019-07-02

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a s...
09:56 2019-06-28

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
00:56 2019-06-20

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
14:56 2019-06-18

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new dig...
15:00 2019-06-18

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
16:56 2019-06-18

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow...
05:00 2019-06-28

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The comp...
21:56 2019-07-09

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
22:56 2019-06-13

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
17:28 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogn...
23:56 2019-06-28

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
07:14 2019-06-11

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
19:00 2019-05-28

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? ...
21:42 2019-05-24

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What...
19:14 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
21:42 2019-07-16

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
23:00 2019-06-05

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
19:00 2019-06-05

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
05:42 2019-07-18

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
19:56 2019-05-23

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options ...
17:56 2019-05-29

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead...
21:00 2019-05-23

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
02:56 2019-05-31

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
23:28 2019-05-30

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
18:14 2019-05-23

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
10:28 2019-06-07

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
12:42 2019-05-22

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
23:56 2019-07-12

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
21:14 2019-05-22

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
02:42 2019-05-23

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
00:28 2019-07-18

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
02:42 2019-07-18

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of e...
12:28 2019-05-23

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
04:28 2019-07-18

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these chall...
10:42 2019-06-05

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time,...
18:14 2019-05-29

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
21:42 2019-07-15

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
00:01 2019-05-25

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
23:42 2019-07-15

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
12:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
21:42 2019-06-03

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illi...
01:00 2019-07-16

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of...
07:14 2019-06-19

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
19:14 2019-06-03

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
03:42 2019-07-16

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-r...
17:14 2019-07-16

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activ...
09:14 2019-05-24

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
05:56 2019-05-24

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
21:00 2019-05-23

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a m...
14:56 2019-07-14

Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a rea...
21:42 2019-07-19

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
21:42 2019-05-23

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
17:56 2019-05-26

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge...
13:14 2019-06-01

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
20:42 2019-07-16

Why Jesse Eisenberg Quit Facebook After 10 Minutes The star of ’The Art of Self-Defense’ and ‘The Social Network’ on fighting bicycle thieves and why he shuns social media even though he headlined the...
20:14 2019-07-19

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory...
20:14 2019-07-16

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
22:56 2019-05-24

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dr...
20:42 2019-07-17

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
04:00 2019-07-12

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that larg...
17:42 2019-06-07

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" bas...
22:28 2019-05-28

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
17:42 2019-06-07

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
18:00 2019-05-21

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
05:00 2019-07-17

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set ...
14:14 2019-06-20

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
20:56 2019-07-12

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to...
11:28 2019-07-12

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
09:42 2019-07-17

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practice...
14:28 2019-07-17

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from...
13:42 2019-07-17

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
08:42 2019-06-08

How to Respond to Facebook's 'Messenger Kids' Mess Facebook’s Messenger Kids app—the kind of app you put on your child’s device to ensure they can only talk to approved contacts—had a not-so-helpful b...
04:28 2019-07-23

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based...
04:14 2019-07-12

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
19:28 2019-06-08

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according ...
19:42 2019-07-22

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
21:42 2019-05-28

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
20:56 2019-05-28

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials ...
10:56 2019-07-23

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
21:14 2019-05-21

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media...
03:14 2019-05-30

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
22:56 2019-07-11

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
22:56 2019-07-12

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters ...
15:42 2019-06-07

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
14:42 2019-06-07

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data ...
23:01 2019-07-12

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
13:14 2019-07-12

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social me...
01:42 2019-07-04