September 15, 2017Comments Off on Facebook to trim advert categories aimed at 'anti-Semites'
Facebook is reviewing its ad targeting system after investigators found they could direct ads to self-described anti-Semites. Researchers at ProPublica found several ad categories for people who had declared that... Read More
July 26, 2017Comments Off on Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry
The security industry needs to worry less about technology and more about people, said Facebook’s security boss. Alex Stamos scolded the security industry in the opening keynote of the 2017... Read More
June 15, 2017Comments Off on Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content
Facebook has announced details of steps it is taking to remove terrorist-related content. The move comes after growing pressure from governments for technology companies to do more to take down... Read More
May 11, 2017Comments Off on Facebook prunes 'shocking' news feed posts
Websites that harbour “disruptive, shocking or malicious” adverts will appear less frequently on user’s news feeds, Facebook has said. The social network is tweaking the algorithm that picks posts for... Read More