Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts

Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces “community standards” against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech. […]

Facebook bans women for posting ‘men are scum’

Facebook has been suspending women for “hate speech” against men after posting variations of the phrase “men are sc*m”. Despite Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg warning of a potential backlash against women as scandals […]

Facebook to train 50,000 Nigerian SMEs in 2018

Facebook has said it will train and support over 50,000 students, small businesses and creative entrepreneurs across Nigeria in 2018. Facebook’s Public Policy Director, Africa, Ms Ebele Okobi, during a news briefing on Wednesday in […]

Facebook removes trending topic descriptions

  Facebook is removing the human-written descriptions next to its ‘Trending Topics’ & hashtags to increase the scalability & personalization of the product. However, the descriptions did help users to see if they really wanted […]

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