Facebook has disabled dozens of accounts and profiles belonging to Russian database provider SocialDataHub for what it termed the unauthorised collection of user data.
Comment: Two tax dodgers have a handbag war over morality
Fruity cargo cult Apple is trying to take the moral high ground against Facebook and neither side really understand that they should be shutting their mouths and staying quiet.
Even if only a small number of hacked customers lived in the EU
Last week's hack of 50 million Facebook customers might have mostly been outside of the EU, but that does not stop the commission throwing the book at the social notworking site.
Capitalism in action
US tech giants are spending fortunes keeping rivals away from their monopolies, according to a new report from Bloomberg.
Take down will have to be rapid
The European Union’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.
France suggests a sunset clause
The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.
Putin on a brave face just in time for the US elections
Facebook is expected to announce that it has identified a coordinated political influence campaign, with dozens of inauthentic accounts and pages that are believed to be engaging in political activity ahead of November's midterm elections.
Zuckerberg regrets – but…
From tomorrow Facebook will stop accepting third party tools sharing posts automatically to FB Profiles.
Grovels to 14 million people
A Facebook bug means that 14 million people may have posted their private information to the whole of the world that uses the social media tool.