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After Facebook, Twitter labels Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed tweet as “abusive behavior”

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Twitter has labeled a tweet for Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed as “abusive behavior”, shortly after deleting a post for the same reason from Facebook after urging citizens to “bury” the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.

Facebook to be called Meta in nod to its 'metaverse' vision

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 07:23 GMT

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on its ambitions building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the next big computing platform.

Facebook apologizes for another breakdown in its services within a week

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 - 09:50 GMT

Facebook apologized, Friday for another breakdown in its apps and products, saying that they are aware some people are having troubles using their apps and products and that they are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.

What if social media disappeared?

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 09:18 GMT

A sudden, unexpected outage for social media late on Monday hit the whole world, causing everything literally to stop

Facebook, Instagram appear to partly reconnect after nearly six-hour outage

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 10:35 GMT

Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps went dark at around noon Eastern time, in what website monitoring group Downdetector said was the largest such failure it had ever seen, with 10.6 million problem reports globally.

Facebook shares fall 6% after WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram applications crash

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 06:04 GMT

Facebook and a number of its affiliated websites suffered a technical malfunction on Monday evening, without revealing the reason behind this malfunction so far.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp services witness global disruption

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 06:00 GMT

"We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible,” the company's account wrote in his tweet.

Facebook bans Taliban from its platforms

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Social media giant Facebook has designated Taliban as a terrorist group and banned its content from its platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Facebook Apps celebrate a #MonthofGood this Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Facebook’s global community comes together across its apps to celebrate the Holy Month by exploring, inspiring and expressing good

Memory of the day: British army besieges King Farouk in Abdeen Palace

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

On February 4, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Facebook bans Trump from posting for 24 hours

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 10:54 GMT

Why it matters: President Trump has been using social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter, to get out his message, which has included continued baseless claims of election fraud and praise for those who occupied the Capitol.

Facebook removes Australian celebrity chef's page for COVID-19 conspiracies

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:29 GMT

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has removed the page of Australian celebrity chef turned conspiracy theorist Pete Evans for spreading misinformation about COVID-19.

Partnership between Egypt's NCW, Facebook to spread awareness of means of women protection on Facebook platform

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Facebook has announced the partnership and cooperation with the National Council for Women in Egypt, in support of the protection of women on the Facebook platform

Facebook removes Muslim Brotherhood-run network spreads fake news in Egypt

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:38 GMT

Terrorist Muslim Brotherhood web trolls have been attempting to stage mass protests across Egypt through sowing discord and spreading fake news and lies about key state figures.

Egypt's Dar Al Ifta observatory welcomes new policy of Facebook on banning hatred posts

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 11:14 GMT

It called on Facebook to expand its monitoring to prevent the terrorist organizations from sowing the seeds of sedition on the internet.

Egypt announces blood donation service in cooperation with Facebook

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 11:26 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed announced that the ministry cooperated with Facebook to regulate blood plasma donation.

Petitions against appointing Yemini Tawakkol Karman as Facebook Oversight Board member

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 01:29 GMT

Appointing Yemini Tawakkol Karman as member of the Oversight Board affiliated with Facebook earlier in May has raised international concern that turned into petitions published on change. Org platform

Defendant in custody for 15 days over assuming top prosecutor’s name

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 09:35 GMT

A judge has ordered keeping a defendant in custody for 15 days pending investigations over using the name of the country’s prosecutor general to create a false Facebook account.

Infamous social media influencer Haneen Hossam accused of human traffiking, inciting debauchery

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 02:25 GMT

In the footage posted on Likee, she offered girls and women the chance to “work from home and earn around £2,025 to £2,430 for making live videos and talking to strangers.”

Yanni to perform online live concert on Facebook, YouTube on Apr.14

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Acclaimed international musician Yanni will perform online live concert on his official Instagram account on April 14 at 12 p.m. US time.

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