Facebook says its lengthy outages over the past day were the result of a “server configuration change.”
Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue.
Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data to Facebook, including health information, without users’ consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” That’s the social network’s term for fake accounts run with the intent of disrupting politics and elections.
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A U.K. Parliament committee accused Facebook on Wednesday of cutting special deals with some advertisers to give them more access to data as it released 250 pages worth of documents on the tech giant’s internal discussions about the value of users’ personal information.
Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements.
A human trafficking survivor from Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media giant provides traffickers an unrestricted way to “stalk, exploit, recruit, groom … and extort children into the sex trade.”
Facebook says it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts.
Facebook says it is expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos as it fights fake news and misinformation on its service.