Facebook-Backed Digital Currency Project Diem Shifts To U.S.A once-ambitious Facebook-backed digital currency project — formerly known as Libra, now called Diem — is shifting operations from Switzerland to the U.S. and said it plans to launch a cryptocurrency tied to the U.S. dollar later this year.
Five Peninsula Projects Receive $1.5 Million Facebook Grant to Build Low-Cost HousingFacebook awarded $1.5 million to five projects that will help create low-cost housing in the Peninsula communities of East Palo Alto, Belle Haven and North Fair Oaks.
Facebook Loses Court Fight Over Halting European Union - US Data TransfersFacebook lost a legal battle Friday with Ireland's data privacy watchdog over a European Union privacy decision that could result in the social network being forced to stop transferring data to the U.S.
San Leandro PD Warns Of Fake Police Facebook AccountPolice in San Leandro are alerting residents about a fake Facebook account purporting to be from the department
Bonta Among 44 Attorneys General Telling Facebook To Drop Instagram For Kids ProposalA bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general, including California Attorney General Rob Bonta, has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.
Facebook Oversight Committee Upholds Former President Donald Trump's Suspension; Company Gets 6 Months To Determine If Ban Is PermanentFacebook's Oversight Board ruled Wednesday the social media platform was right in suspending former President Donald Trump's account in the wake of comments associated with January's Capitol insurrection but told the company it needs to reconsider a permanent ban.
Suspended From Facebook; Former President Donald Trump's Status To Be Determined This WeekFormer President Donald Trump will find out this week whether he gets to return to Facebook.
Facebook Reports Soaring Quarterly Ad Revenue In 1st Quarter, Stock JumpsFacebook's stock jumped Wednesday after the social media giant reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter thanks to soaring ad revenue.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Facebook Cranks Up Rule Enforcement In Run-Up To Chauvin VerdictFacebook representatives said the social media app is cranked up its rule enforcement ahead of the verdict in former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death.
Facebook Decision on Trump Suspension Delayed as Comments Flood InFacebook’s quasi-independent oversight board said Friday it will take longer than expected to decide on whether or not the suspension of former president Donald Trump should be upheld, because it needs more time to go through the deluge of public comments.
COVID: Despite Short-Term Drop in Vaccine Supply, State Officials Predict Full Reopening by SummerIn just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week.
Facebook Sued By Muslim Civil Rights Group Over Hate SpeechA civil rights group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Thursday, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made "false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the social media site he founded removes hate speech and other rule-breaking materials.
UPDATE: Facebook, Instagram Both Go Offline Suddenly, Come Back An Hour LaterSocial media sites Facebook and Instagram went offline Thursday afternoon suddenly, without warning.
Personal Data for Half-Billion Facebook Users Found on Hacker WebsitePersonal account details of more than 500 million Facebook users from more than 100 countries have been found on a website for hackers.