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Facebook Dating launches in Europe

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook is launching Facebook Dating in Europe to help more people find meaningful relationships through things they have in common, like interests, events and groups. Since the launch of Facebook Dating, over 1.5 billion matches have been created in the 20 countries where the feature is available.  Facebook Dating is a dedicated, opt-in space within the Facebook app, and you can create a Facebook Dating profile in just a few taps. Facebook Dating makes it easier to share your true self and gives you a more authentic look at who someone is. Some key features include: Stories: Stories in Dating enable…

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Facebook Dating launches in Europe

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook is launching Facebook Dating in Europe to help more people find meaningful relationships through things they have in common, like interests, events and groups. Since the launch of Facebook Dating, over 1.5 billion matches have been created in the 20 countries where the feature is available.  Facebook Dating is a dedicated, opt-in…

Facebook threatens to block sharing of news stories in Australia

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook has warned that they will block Australians from sharing news if a landmark plan to make digital platforms pay for news content becomes law. On the other hand, the sharing of personal content between family and friends will not be affected by this change and neither will the sharing of news by…

4 tech giants to defend the size of their companies before Congress

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The FINANCIAL — Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Sundar Pichai of Google — will appear together before Congress for the first time to justify their business practices. The hearing is supposed to inform lawmakers’ efforts to rethink federal antitrust laws, perhaps making it easier for the federal government…

Facebook will provide WHO with free ads

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook will provide free advertisements to the World Health Organization in an effort to prevent the spread of the misinformation about the coronavirus. Facebook is one of multiple tech companies extending free services in response to the virus. Also, company will remove false claims and conspiracy theories Facebook said would let the…

Facebook sued for $9bn in a tax court trial

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The FINANCIAL — The Internal Revenue Service have accused Facebook of deliberately “downplaying” the value of its assets as part of a scheme to pay less US tax. The IRS claims that Facebook owes more than $9 billion linked to its decision to shift profits to Ireland. Trial began in a San Francisco court on…

Mark Zuckerberg met EU officials in Brussels and asked for more regulations

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for governments to work with online platforms to create and adopt new regulation for online content. On Wednesday, EU leaders will kick-start debate about new rules governing data and artificial intelligence. For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they…