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Facebook is an online social networking service founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin.

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Facebook is a online social networking company started by Mark Zuckberberg in 2004. Currently trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol: FB.

Timeline

December 18, 2019

Facebook acquires PlayGiga, a Madrid-based cloud gaming startup. 

October 2019

Facebook prepares to launch a "news tab" .

September 17, 2019

Facebook released the oversight board which will begin with at least 11 members and is "likely to be 40 members" when fully staffed.

September 6, 2019

Facebook and Microsoft launch Deepfake Detection Challenge

September 5, 2019

Facebook launches dating service in United States.



August 20, 2019

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering. 

Formerly known as “clear history,” the tool will now go by the slightly clunkier moniker “off-Facebook activity.” The feature launches in South Korea, Ireland and Spain. 

June 2019

Facebook announces that it would launch Libra.

May 17, 2019

Facebook bans "inauthentic" accounts targeting Africa. 

The people behind the phantom accounts spent around $812,000 for ads between December 2012 and April 2019 and these were paid in Brazilian reais, Israeli shekel and US dollars. 

April 30, 2019

Facebook's Meet New Friends now in testing in a few markets before it's rolled out more widely soon.

April 24, 2019

Facebook said yesterday that it expected the Federal Trade Commission to fine it up to $5 billion for privacy violations, Mike Isaac and Cecilia Kang of the NYT report.

Occidental unveiled a $38 billion takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum yesterday, $5 billion more than Chevron has offered.

No region in the world is perfect," Mr. Fink told a financial industry conference yesterday in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, as he announced that BlackRock would open an office in the country.

March 2019

Zuckerberg announces that Facebook was developing a new messaging platform. 

June 2018

Google will pay $217,000 and Facebook will pay $238,000 in response to two lawsuits filed in June that accused the tech firms of not obeying the state law on political-ad transparency, Ferguson said.

2013

In 2013, Facebook acquired Onavo, an Israeli analytics company, announcing that Onavo's tools "will help us provide better, more efficient mobile products.

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Facebook Messenger (commonly known as Messenger) is a messaging app and platform owned by Facebook.

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Geoffrey Morrison
January 16, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Don't let Facebook, Instagram or Twitter become negative aspects of your life. Here's how to fix them.
By Ryan Morrison For Mailonline
January 22, 2020
Mail Online
They are testing the vehicles at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, just north of Bristol to see how it navigates a large every day obstacles.
Leika Kihara and Takahiko Wada | Reuters
January 22, 2020
@bsindia
The central banks of Britain, the euro zone, Japan, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland announced a plan to share experiences to look at the case for issuing digital currencies
BBC News
January 21, 2020
BBC News
Facebook's digital currency is dealt another blow as Vodafone becomes latest firm to withdraw.
Masako Mori
January 20, 2020
@FinancialTimes
News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the world's leading global business publication
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Filipino officials are using the ash spewed by the Taal volcano earlier this month to make bricks that will be used to rebuild damaged buildings in the area and help with the country's waste problem.
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Canoo has rolled out 'The First Wave' ahead the official 2021 launch of its 'lounge' electric vehicles that lets consumers join a waitlist and gain points in order to be at the top of the list.
By James Pero For The Dailymail
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Renders shared by Ishan Agarwal via the blog MySmartPrice , appear to offer the first glimpse of Samsung's Galaxy Buds Plus, a new addition to its line of wireless Bluetooth headphones.
By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have manufactured antibacterial 3D-printed parts that could help stop the spread of bacteria in hospitals and via smartphones.
By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia have discovered that Earth's oldest asteroid strike occurred at Yarrabubba, in the WA outback, 2.229 billion years ago.
John Harris
January 20, 2020
the Guardian
'The most egregious aspect of the way Facebook treats politics remains untouched.' An anti-Facebook protest at the US Capitol Building in 2018. Photograph: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Sipa USA/Rex/Shutterstock
By Ian Randall For Mailonline
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
The British Trust for Ornithology report also revealed that 2019 had an early breeding season - possibly in thanks to the record-breaking February temperatures.
By Ryan Morrison For Mailonline
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
This study led by the University of Bristol contradicts reports that the gas, called HFC-23, was almost eliminated from the atmosphere in 2017.
By Ryan Morrison For Mailonline
January 21, 2020
Mail Online
Researchers from Rowan University in New Jersey examined a range of selfies publicly posted to the Facebook owned social media platform.
Isobel Asher Hamilton
January 21, 2020
Business Insider
Uber Eats has agreed to sell its Indian business to a local rival, and Chinese tech giant Tencent has struck a deal with TikTok's parent company.
Christopher Carbone
January 20, 2020
Fox News
That's certainly a poor choice of words.
By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
January 20, 2020
Mail Online
The difference between sibling rivalry and sibling cooperation in the common 'burying' sexton beetle, which feed on the corpses of dead animals, can be attributed to the presence of the parent.
By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
January 20, 2020
Mail Online
Researchers on Lord Howe Island in Australia have reported their plan to reintroduce a species of near extinct bird after the largest ever rodent eradication program on an island has been a success.
By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline
January 20, 2020
Mail Online
The remote Pacific Islands of Oceania were some of the last places on Earth to be colonised by humans when the Lapita people reached the isolated archipelago of Vanuatu 3,300 years ago.
Brooke Crothers
January 20, 2020
Fox News
The data of "models" on an adult website has been exposed, says a cybersecurity firm.
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