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Facebook could threaten democracy, says former GCHQ boss

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robert Hannigan led GCHQ from 2014 to 2017 Facebook could become a threat to democracy without tougher regulation, the former head of intelligence agency GCHQ has said. Robert Hannigan…

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Facebook chief’s emails exposed by MPs

Image copyright Getty Images The UK parliament’s fake news inquiry has published a cache of seized Facebook documents. The correspondence includes internal emails sent between Mark Zuckerberg and the social network’s staff. The emails were…


Facebook ‘Food bank challenge’ fills trolleys across England

Image copyright Coventry Foodbank Image caption A food bank in Coventry said it was “stunned” by the influx of donations A social media challenge where people film themselves filling a trolley with donations for food…


Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Image copyright Getty Images/Facebook A cache of Facebook documents has been seized by MPs investigating the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Rarely-used Parliamentary powers were used to demand that the boss of a US software firm…


Facebook appeals over Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook has appealed a fine imposed on it by the UK’s data watchdog following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network says that because the regulator found no evidence that UK users’ personal data had…


Facebook: MPs in new attempt to question Mark Zuckerberg

Image copyright Reuters MPs are stepping up their campaign to get Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them to answer questions on data privacy and disinformation. The Commons Digital Culture is joining forces with…


Budget 2018: Conservative and Labour messages on Twitter and Facebook

While Philip Hammond and Jeremy Corbyn were arguing about the Budget, the digital teams behind the political parties and think tanks were getting their messages out to those who were not watching it all on…


Wanted drug dealer model poses on Facebook from Bali

Image copyright North Wales Police Image caption Terrence Murrell told police he was a model A male model involved with a drugs gang that imported raw steroids from China has been posing for holiday snaps…


Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook’s chief executive has repeatedly declined to answer questions from UK MPs about the scandal Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the UK’s data protection watchdog for its role…


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