Facebook banning foreign ads related to Ireland’s abortion referendum

Facebook banning foreign ads related to Ireland’s abortion referendum

Posted May 09, 2018 09:26:37 Facebook has announced it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland’s abortion referendum amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign. Irish voters will decide on May 25 whether to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion, in a divisive referendum that …

Morning mail: tax warning, Facebook data revelation, bight oil fears | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 7 May. Top stories Scott Morrison’s “speed limit” on taxes has been described as an “arbitrary” rule that will push the government to make austerity cuts to fund new programs. On Sunday the treasurer …

‘Facebook lottery’ promising $7.5m prize scams Australians out of hundreds of thousands

‘Facebook lottery’ promising $7.5m prize scams Australians out of hundreds of thousands

Updated May 03, 2018 16:22:13 Photo: Fake Facebook-branded credit cards are sent out to victims. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service) Related Story: Listen to the latest ‘low-life scammer’ claiming to be from the ATO A “Facebook lottery” promising prize money of $7.5 million has scammed nearly 30 Queenslanders out of hundreds …

Facebook dating: could the tech giant be the ultimate matchmaker?

Facebook dating: could the tech giant be the ultimate matchmaker?

By Lauren Rosewarne Posted May 02, 2018 16:09:39 Photo: The time is right for Facebook to dive under our covers by entering the love business. (Reuters: Dado Ruvic/illustration) In response to Facebook-flight fears, the site synonymous with social media has announced it’ll be dipping its toe into the dating game. …

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will launch dating service

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will launch dating service

FACEBOOK chief Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the world’s largest social network will soon include a new dating service. “This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships, not just hook-ups,” Zuckerberg said as he unveiled the plan in a speech at Facebook’s annual developers conference. The feature will …

Facebook to offer dating service for first time, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook to offer dating service for first time, Mark Zuckerberg says

Posted May 02, 2018 04:48:18 Photo: Mark Zuckerberg addresses Facebook’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. (Reuters: Stephen Lam) Facebook plans to add a dating service, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says, marking the first time the world’s largest social media network has actively tried to help people form …

WhatsApp founder quits amid rumours of a falling-out with Facebook over security

WhatsApp founder quits amid rumours of a falling-out with Facebook over security

Updated May 01, 2018 09:37:05 WhatsApp co-founder and chief executive officer Jan Koum is planning to leave the company, according to a post on Facebook. Key points: Mr Koum said on Facebook he would still be cheering WhatsApp from the outside He has clashed with Facebook over encryption and revenue …

Facebook facial recognition could unlock clues in search for missing persons

Facebook facial recognition could unlock clues in search for missing persons

By Housnia Shams Posted April 30, 2018 15:37:29 Photo: Some of the missing persons who now have profiles featured in the world-first campaign. (Supplied: Invisible Friends) Sending a Facebook friend request to a missing person seems strange, but it may be the key to finding them. Sevak Simonian was 21 …

I asked everyone from Facebook to data brokers to Stan for my information. It got messy – Science News

I asked everyone from Facebook to data brokers to Stan for my information. It got messy – Science News

Deciphering your Facebook data can be like leafing through a corporate-owned teen diary. In 2007, one of my first comments was telling a friend she had a “fashionable mullet”, but my online data footprint has exploded since then. I downloaded my data from Facebook in an effort to understand how …

Facebook, Visa and tech rebound sends Wall Street surging

Facebook, Visa and tech rebound sends Wall Street surging

Posted April 27, 2018 07:22:40 Australian shares are set to open higher, after a strong day on Wall Street, boosted by Facebook and other major technology stocks. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.8pc, ASX 200 (Thursday close) -0.2pc to 5,911. AUD: 75.52 US cents, 54.25 British pence, …