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 The Federal Trade Commision sued Facebook on Wednesday, alleging that the company, of which Mark Zuckerberg is chairman and chief executive, is illegally maintaining a social network monopoly through anticompetitive conduct. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told his staff last October he would “go to the mat and fight” if the US tried to break up his empire. Now (...)

Facebook and Amazon are among the companies to have received communication from French authorities in recent days demanding payment of the tax for 2020. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP

French tax authorities have begun demanding millions of euro from US technology groups as they push ahead with a new digital services tax that has enr(...)

A woman using her phone under a Facebook logo. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Facebook has accused Apple of privacy shortcomings and abusing its market power after the iPhone maker took a swipe at the social media platform’s dat(...)

After many years of raising concerns with Facebook, Google and Twitter, advertisers launched the Global Alliance for Responsible Media in 2019. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have reached a deal with big advertisers on harmful content, offering some long-sought concessions to repair relations s(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, said he had accelerated plans for Shops to take advantage of the boom in online shopping during the coronavirus crisis

Facebook is hoping that its 2.6 billion users will begin shopping on its platform, as it unveiled a service that puts it in direct competition with Am(...)

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TikTok is rushing to build teams around the world to moderate its streams of viral videos, after increasing concerns that its young users are being ex(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg in Washington on Thursday. The final straw for libra supporters came, it has been said, after he was called to testify before Congress. Photograph: Nick Wass/AP Photo

When Facebook unveiled ambitious plans in June to spearhead the creation of a global digital currency, co-founder David Marcus promised unprecedented (...)

Concluding an 18-month long investigation into “fake news” the committee accused Facebook of “intentionally and knowingly” violating data privacy laws

British MPs have called for a regulator to police content on social media sites, financed by a new levy on tech companies, and an inquiry into the eff(...)

A monument commemorating three Irish patriots, including Michael Collins (above), is to be unveiled next month in the West Cork parish of Rosscarbery. File photograph: Walshe/Getty Images

A monument commemorating three Irish patriots is to be unveiled next month in the West Cork parish where the men were either born or grew up. Rosscarb(...)