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Facebook

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

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September 3, 2020

Facebook will block new political ads in the final week before the US presidential election

Facebook will block new political ads in the final week before the U.S. presidential election, the social network announced on Thursday.

September 3, 2020

Facebook will block new political ads in the final week before the US presidential election

Facebook will block new political ads in the final week before the U.S. presidential election, the social network announced on Thursday.

August 25, 2020

Facebook changes name of its annual VR event and its overall AR/VR organization.

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2012

Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion.

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August 5, 2020

Facebook launches a new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels.

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June 1, 2020

Zuckerberg says in a Facebook post that the company would contribute an additional $10 million to social justice causes.

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January 2020

US regulators announces a record $5bn fine against Facebook to settle privacy concerns.

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May 27, 2020

Facebook launches Collab, a mix-and-match app for making collaborative music videos.

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October 2018

Facebook is fined £500,000 by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in for what it called a "serious breach" of the law.

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May 26, 2020

Facebook launches a new app called CatchUp that makes it easier for friends and family in the U.S. to coordinate phone calls or set up group calls with up to 8 people.

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May 19, 2020

Facebook takes on Amazon with online shopping, commerce venture Shops.

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May 2020

Facebook announces that it would be creating new company hubs in Atlanta, Denver and Dallas as part of a move to decentralize is workforce.

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April 2020

Facebook announces an investment of $ 5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) in Jio Platforms.

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May 19, 2020

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May 19, 2020

Facebook chief executive officer announces a handful of updates signaling the company's commitment to online shopping and commerce.

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April 2020

Facebook says it will spend $5.7 billion to buy a 9.99% stake in India's Reliance Industries' digital arm.

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February 14, 2020

Facebook announces that it would allow political campaigns and candidates to pay creators for sponsored content on Instagram and Facebook, so long as the posts follow the company's disclosure guidelines.

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February 25, 2020

Facebook announces that it has acquired Bay Area VR studio Sanzaru Games.

February 11, 2020

The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that it planned to review past takeovers by five tech giants -- Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, with a combined market cap $5.5 trillion -- going all the way back to 2010.

The good news: A federal judge approved T-Mobile's $26 billion acquisition of the SoftBank-controlled Sprint yesterday.

February 11, 2020

The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that it planned to review past takeovers by five tech giants -- Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, with a combined market cap $5.5 trillion -- going all the way back to 2010.

The good news: A federal judge approved T-Mobile's $26 billion acquisition of the SoftBank-controlled Sprint yesterday.

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June 2019

Facebook announces that it would launch Libra.

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September 6, 2019

Facebook and Microsoft launch Deepfake Detection Challenge

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October 2019

Facebook prepares to launch a "news tab" .

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March 2019

Zuckerberg announces that Facebook was developing a new messaging platform.

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