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Aussie officials to investigate Facebook’s cryptocurrency

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Facebook will be forced to divulge details of its proposed cryptocurrency amid concerns about its impact on Australia's national security and banking. News...

Britain fines Facebook in Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

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The British government ordered Facebook Wednesday to pay a $644,000 fine in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In issuing the small fine, London's International...

Facebook sues Israeli firm claiming it used WhatsApp to spy on users

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Facebook is suing an Israeli cybersecurity firm, claiming it used the social media giant's messaging service to spy on human rights activists, journalists...

Facebook Accelerator London opens to startups in Africa

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Facebook (www.facebook.com) has opened applications for the third edition of its London accelerator programme, which is open for the first time to...

Facebook marks ‘Icons of Change’ in Ghana

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As part its of effort of celebrating Africa's next generation of leaders and innovators; Facebook brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs...

Facebook hails African Youths’ Innovativeness

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As the world marks the International Youth Day today, August 12, Facebook has restated its commitment to help the young people of Africa in...
AFP/File / Lionel Bonaventure Facebook, in its twice-annual "transparency report," says the number of items "restricted" for violating local laws more than doubled compared to the prior six-month period, to 55,827

Facebook to Slap restrictions on groups spreading false information

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Facebook has rolled out a host of updates to its website policy to maintain the integrity of information that flows throughout its platform and...
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Facebook pulls down 687 pages belonging to India’s congress party ahead of polls

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Social media giant Facebook Inc. has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to India's main opposition National Congress party. The company Monday said pages,...
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Facebook and ACLU Settle Over Biased Advertising

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Facebook said Tuesday it has reached settlement with U.S. civil rights organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) over discriminatory advertising practices. The world's...
AFP/File / Lionel Bonaventure Facebook, in its twice-annual "transparency report," says the number of items "restricted" for violating local laws more than doubled compared to the prior six-month period, to 55,827

UK Parliament Tackles Facebook

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Facebook has come in for strong criticism from British Members of Parliament (MPs), as the authorities attempt to reduce the immense influence of social...
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Kremlin Unhappy with Facebook for RT Channels Block

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The Kremlin on Monday condemned the blocking of Russian government-backed RT video channels by Facebook as "unprecedented and undisguised pressure on the Russian media." "Unfortunately,...

British Lawmakers Scolds Facebook, Seeking Stiffer Social Media Guidelines

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British lawmakers accused Facebook of "intentionally and knowingly" violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they call for tighter regulation of tech companies and...
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Facebook pledges to Disregard Fake Election News in Africa

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With elections scheduled to be held in various African countries this year, Facebook has devised mechanisms to reduce the spread of fake news, the...

Police caution girls on their Facebook friends

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Mr David Eklu, the Director General of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, has asked girls to be wary of friends they make...
estate

Kenyans embrace online groups to run estate affairs and connect

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Not long ago, Kenyans living in gated communities would hold monthly meetings through which residents deliberate issues affecting them. At the forums, officials would introduce...

AIMS Launches Maiden Novel Masters In Machine Intelligence In Africa

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has launched its African Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) at its AIMS Rwanda Campus in partnership with...

Dr. Wask descends heavily on impersonators using his name to dupe women on Facebook.

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The CEO of Wask Group of Companies Dr. Williams S.K. Anarfi has warned of impersonators using his name and images on social media, especially...

Facebook suspends 200 Apps after speculations of data breach

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Facebook said Monday that it has suspended around 200 apps for possible misuse of data after its CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised in March to...
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Norway pays heavily for Facebook

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Norwegian authorities have spent from zero to more than 200,000 kroner (24,800 U.S. dollars) in the last three years for published posts on Facebook...

Indian Prime Minister is the most liked personality of Facebook

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India's cyber-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most "liked" world leader on social networking site Facebook, a new report revealed. According to the...

Facebook goes into dating services

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Facebook announced Tuesday its plans to launch a dating feature amid the public outcry over its scandal involving the Cambridge Analytica data leak. "This...
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Expert Calls for Stiffer Government Regulation on Social Media Firms

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The recent Facebook scandal about 50 million users suffering breach of their private data shows that stronger government regulation is needed to make social...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

African countries urged not to depend on charity

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Africa shall move beyond aid and its people would work to make the Continent prosperous and a dynamic member of the world community, President...
Projecting The Future

Ghanaian entrepreneur joins GoGettaz competition

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Ghana’s Ivy Barley has joined this year’s “GoGettaz” competition to reward entrepreneurs, helping to change the lives of the youth through innovation. At stake is...
Social media

Trades Minister Does Not Transact Business On Social Media, Including Facebook.

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November 22nd, 2017 DISCLAIMER It has come to the attention of the Office of the Honourable Minister of Trade and Industry that, some faceless individual(s) are...

President Of Ghana Holds Bilateral Talks With Theresa May

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, to strengthen bilateral ties in the...
National Service

National Service Personnel Unhappy With Executives

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Scores of National Service Personnel on Thursday initiated moves to prevent Executives of the National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) from deducting an amount of...
tourism in Ghana

Facebook & Instagram Places African Tourism on the Map

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Showcasing how tourism operators and agencies can leverage Instagram, Facebook Live and Facebook 360, the Facebook and Instagram team discussed how new technologies can...
Facebook says that its growing mobile user base has helped it boost its advertising revenue ?

Facebook supports 2017 loeries creative week

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Facebook is once again throwing its full support behind young, digital talent in South Africa, with a busy programme of events for Loeries 2017...
Lydia

Lydia Forson descents heavily on Dela Coffie

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Actress Lydia Forson has hit hard at an activist of the National Democratic Congress, Dela Coffie following his recent attacks on Dr. Valerie Sawyerr...