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Facebook Shops will roll out in Australia in the coming months, giving local businesses the ability to set up online storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.  The new commerce tool from the social media giant was announced overnight and features a new checkout, shopping tab, and shoppable live streams which will

Facebook says its advertising business has begun to stabilise after a steep drop in March as brands pulled back spending amid coronavirus uncertainty. The social media giant today released Q1 financials which outperformed analyst expectations, sending shares up 10 per cent. In the first three months of 2020, Facebook recorded

Thirty-seven per cent of people on earth use one of Facebook’s “family” of apps each month, according to data in the company’s latest financial results, which today revealed soaring revenue and hundreds of millions of new users. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies In

Ahead of the 2020 US Presidential election and just weeks away from the UK General Election, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dug in on his decision to allow the spread of false information on the social media platform. Facebook allows paid advertisements with false claims provided they come

The former head of Facebook Australia believes the company’s global chief Mark Zuckerberg has too much power over the company, a dynamic which is hampering the social media giant’s ability to address its growing problems. “There’s no power that keeps [Zuckerberg] accountable,” former Facebook Australia CEO Stephen Scheeler told Which-50

After three years of external pressure Facebook hasn’t done enough to fix the problems created by its platform, argues Roger McNamee an early Facebook investor turned vocal big tech critic.  McNamee spent 34 years as a Silicon Valley investor and venture capitalist. But since observing the same tools that make

Facebook has settled a long running privacy investigation with the FTC, agreeing to pay a record US$5 billion fine and upgrade its privacy measures. The Australian privacy watchdog has welcomed settlement but says it will continue its own investigation into the social media giant. The FTC settlement was just one

Facebook will receive a US$5 billion fine from American regulators for its failure to protect users’ privacy. Federal Trade Commissioners voted 3-2 in favour of the settlement with the social media behemoth, to conclude its long-running probe stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to people familiar with the matter.

The CEO of a leading global AI and conversational commerce company has called on Mark Zuckerberg to shut down Facebook until he can “fix it”, arguing social media is harming communities and demonstrating what not to do in the current AI race. “Shut it down tomorrow. You will win a

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to unify Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram under one platform to have more control over the various companies.   The New York Times reports four Facebook employees have confirmed Zuckerberg is planning to keep the apps separate but their “underlying technical structure” will be unified. This