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Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry

Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry

Facebook Inc has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world`s biggest social media network to re-enter the world`s second largest economy after a seven-year ban, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

Facebook testing job posting features; will it take on LinkedIn?

Facebook testing job posting features; will it take on LinkedIn?

Facebook Inc said on Monday, it was testing a feature that would let page administrators create job postings and receive applications from candidates, a move that could pressure LinkedIn Corp`s recruiting business.

Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by US users

Twitter to share ad revenue on videos by US users

Twitter Inc stepped up its battle to attract video talent to its platform, saying it will allow U.S. users who upload a video to share in any advertising revenue it generates.

Facebook investors OK new share class to keep Zuckerberg at helm

Facebook Inc shareholders approved a proposal to create a new class of non-voting shares, a move aimed at letting Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg give away his wealth without relinquishing control of the social media company he founded.

Mark Zuckerberg settles real estate lawsuit for no payout

Mark Zuckerberg settles real estate lawsuit for no payout

Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to settle a lawsuit and pay no money to a real estate developer who sued him in a dispute over property near the Facebook Inc chief executive`s home in Silicon Valley, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

Facebook director Andreessen sorry for India Internet remarks

Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist and Facebook Inc board director, apologised on Wednesday for tweets that condemned the Indian government for banning the social media company`s free Internet service.

Thumbs up! Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla expecting a baby girl

Thumbs up! Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla expecting a baby girl

The popular social networking site Facebook Inc Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl.

Google shares soar as YouTube growth allays fears over Facebook

Google Inc`s shares surged as much as 14.5 percent on Friday, adding nearly $60 billion to its market value, as strong growth in mobile ad revenue allayed concerns its YouTube business could be hurt by Facebook Inc`s push into video.

Facebook to build new data center in Forth Worth

Facebook Inc announced plans on Tuesday to build a new data center in Fort Worth, Texas, its fourth in the United States and fifth overall.

Facebook's userbase touches 125-mn in India

Facebook's userbase touches 125-mn in India

Globally, it has 1.44 billion monthly active users as of March 31, 2015.

Facebook earns 51% of ad revenue overseas: Executives

Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company executives told Reuters.

Nasdaq to settle Facebook IPO lawsuit for $26.5 million

In a first for a US stock exchange, Nasdaq OMX Group on Thursday agreed to pay $26.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit involving its bungling of Facebook Inc`s $16 billion initial public offering, the plaintiffs` lawyers said.

Facebook revenue growth slows, costs weigh on profit

Facebook Inc posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years and higher spending on research and development ate into profits.

Fugitive fails to revive Facebook lawsuit, block criminal case

A federal appeals court on Monday forcefully rejected the fugitive Paul Ceglia`s effort to revive what U.S. prosecutors have called his fraudulent lawsuit to extort social media company Facebook Inc and its founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook in soup over 'stealing' personal data

Facebook is in legal trouble over usage of personal data of its users for its facial recognition features, media reports said.

Facebook talks up need for virtual reality, big tech bets

Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones will enable Facebook Inc to create a more lifelike and useful social network, the company said in its clearest explanation so far for technology projects that have puzzled some investors and analysts.

Facebook to allow users to send money to friends through Messenger

Facebook Inc said it is adding a new feature to its messaging app that allows friends to send and receive money through it.

India tops in asking for content restrictions: Facebook

India tops in asking for content restrictions: Facebook

Facebook Inc recorded a slight increase in government requests for account data in the second half of 2014, according to its Global Government Requests Report, which includes information about content removal.

Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in 4th quarter

Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in 4th quarter

Facebook Inc`s revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world`s largest Internet social network beat Wall Street`s targets for earnings and sales.

Facebook clamps down on fake news stories

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network.