The Appellate Division for the First Department in New York state is tasked with determining whether Facebook and other social media companies can legally challenge search warrants in court in an effort to defend their users, The New York Times reported.
A Facebook newscast? That is exactly what ABC News’ World News Tonight with David Muir will launch Monday with the introduction of Facecast: The One Thing, a one-minute newscast that will appear on the show’s Facebook page every weekday.
The Facebook Data Science Team marked Thanksgiving by analyzing anonymized, aggregate data from English-speaking users in the U.S. to determine what they were most thankful for, and friends, family and health topped the list.
There’s much more to Facebook than its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., as the social network is following up the one-year anniversary of its Boston office Tuesday with a gathering at its New York office Wednesday evening, aimed at welcoming the local tech community.
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Madison Square Garden in New York Sept. 28, live streams of posts from Facebook and Twitter related to the event appeared on both the arena’s Jumbotron and screens in nearby Times Square thanks to a collaboration between Facebook and Vidpresso, which incorporates social media into live productions.
Acting on a referral from Facebook, the Federal Trade Commission announced Friday that at the commission’s request, a federal court shut down the operations of Pairsys, an Albany, N.Y.-based company that coerced computer users into paying hundreds of dollars apiece for unnecessary technical support and software that was available free-of-charge.