Since 2009, Facebook has been blocked in China. Official media of the Chinese government labeled Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as “tools of propaganda used by Western hostile forces to destabilize China,” and stating that it was “necessary to secure the…
Social media is the major source of news information for some 46 per cent of young people in Hong Kong, and more than 77 per cent among this group of social media users do not trust the government, a recent…
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been investigating Facebook over its overseas transfer of assets in 2010, and the tech company may owe the taxman billions of dollars. Facebook decided in 2010 to move its global operations — everything,…
Most people these days are using social media as a means of communication during disasters. Facebook took this into consideration and created the “Safety Check” tool, which lets friends know your circumstances if you are in the area of a disaster.
On Friday, Chris Pratt gave his fans a special task, to photoshop him a header for his Facebook page, and the results have been incredible.
Facebook has completed its full-scale aircraft called the Aquila, which is part of a Facebook-led initiative called Internet.org. The idea is to bring technology leaders, non-profits and local communities together to help connect people who don’t have Internet access.
A New York state appeals court has told Facebook Inc. that it could not challenge the search warrants that New York prosecutors used to get information from its site on hundreds of users suspected of Social Security fraud.
In case you didn’t know, Microsoft and Facebook have officially ended their relationship, again. In what started out as a good partnership, Facebook has officially disabled Facebook Connect, which was a tool that linked Microsoft accounts with Facebook accounts.
Foreigners who will attend the 2022 Winter Olympics, if Beijing is successful in its bid, will be able to get uncensored Internet access. This isn’t an issue for Chinese who “don’t like” sites like Facebook and Twitter, an official said.
The Great Firewall in China could get some temporary new settings during the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Beijing on Nov. 7-12.