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  • Facebook launches US food order and delivery service

    Facebook Inc launches a service through which its US users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website.

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    Facebook to sell portable headset for virtual reality

    Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg says.

  • Madrasa staff held over Facebook comments on PM

    Police arrests a young man from a madrasah in Ramganj upazila for posting derogatory comments about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his Facebook wall.

  • Facebook says 10 million US users saw Russia-linked ads

    Some 10 million people in the United States sees politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company says have been purchased in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US presidential election, Facebook says on Monday.

  • Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency.

    Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

    Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency.

  • Twitter suspends 200 accounts linked to Russia

    Twitter (TWTR.N) says it has suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 US election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient.

  • Facebook to help people donate blood in India

    Mark Zuckerberg in his official Facebook page have posted about a convenient way for Indian people to find and have access to safe blood donors in India.

  • Zuckerberg fires back at Trump over Facebook barb

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg fires back at US President Donald Trump after he accused the leading social network of being "always anti-Trump."

  • Facebook, Google set to change handling of political ads

    Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google have little choice but to rein in internet political ads in the face of growing U.S. government pressure, a panel of advertising consultants and executives says.

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    Cops tracing down propagandists on Facebook

    Bangladesh is stepping up to face the propagation of hate campaigns and false information regarding the country’s ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis on the social media.

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    Facebook bans 'dangerous' Rohingya militant group

    Facebook says it has banned a Rohingya militant group from its site, designating it a 'dangerous organisation' as information on the deepening crisis is muddied by claims, counter-claims and hate speech on social media.

  • Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’

    The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it’s unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users.

  • Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcome their second daughter -- August -- to the world with a post on the leading social network.

  • Facebook to launch redesign of video tab, called ‘Watch’

    Facebook Inc on Wednesday made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women's basketball to a safari show and a parenting program.

  • Section 57 lands journo in jail

    Yet another journalist has been sued under section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act, and this time for

  • Facebook in talks on supporting subscription models

    Facebook Inc (FB.O) is in early talks with several news publishers about how its social media site can better support subscription business models, the company's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, says in a statement.

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    Facebook to help South Korean startups go global

    US social networking giant Facebook says it has partnered with South Korean business agencies to launch a new programme to help Korean startups expand overseas with digital strategies leveraging its platform.

  • Facebook to build housing in Silicon Valley

    The shortage of housing in California's Silicon Valley has gotten so severe that Facebook Inc on Friday proposed taking homebuilding into its own hands for the first time with a plan to construct 1,500 units near its headquarters.

  • Expanding the frontiers of connectivity

    The debate about “art for hedonistic pleasure or art for a greater cause” is ongoing and will continue. But there is broad consensus on one issue: a good work of art can connect you to your senses, not just your mind. In our fragmented world, it's important for people not only to comprehend adversity with their minds, but also to feel it emotionally and spiritually. This might motivate some of us to turn compassionate thinking into compassionate actions!

  • Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency.

    Facebook to hire 3,000 to review crime, suicide videos

    Facebook says it will hire another 3,000 people to review videos of crime and suicides following murders shown live.

  • Facebook starts reopening ‘blocked accounts’

    Social media giant Facebook starts reopening the “temporary blocked accounts” after 11 days of its initiative to suspend fake identities from Bangladesh.

  • Zuckerberg vows to help prevent repeat of murder posting

    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledges that his company will do all it can to prevent postings of incidents like Sunday's fatal shooting in Cleveland.

  • Genuine users getting back Facebook accounts

    The genuine Facebook users, whose accounts were blocked by the giant social media during its drive against fake accounts, are getting back their accounts.

  • Dhaka 2nd among top cities with active Facebook users

    Dhaka has been ranked second among the top cities of the world having largest active Facebook users.Bangkok is the number one city ahead of Dhaka and in the country category, the United States leads all having over 21 crore active users of Facebook, says a recent report conducted jointly by social media research organisations -- We Are Social and Hootsuite.

  • Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts

    Facebook says it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behaviour such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.

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    Blocking Facebook: BTRC contradicts govt initiative

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) contradicts government’s initiative of blocking social networking site Facebook from midnight to 6:00am every day and mentions four alternative measures.

  • Zuckerberg couple expecting a 2nd daughter

    Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a second child, a daughter, the billionaire internet mogul says.

  • Tigers pay homage to ‘Amar Ekushey’

    Members of the Bangladesh cricket team paid homage to 'Amar Ekushey' and the International Mother Language Day today.

  • Sizzling Serena comes back with bang

    Serena Williams exploded any doubts about her form on Tuesday as she swept into the Australian Open second round on her return to Grand Slam action.

  • Misbah to captain Pak in Sydney

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said Monday he will lead the side in the third Test against Australia in Sydney, dismissing suggestions he is about to retire.