Tag: Facebook
Macedonia 21.04.19 | 16:14

Facebook says we are voting in ‘North Macedonian’ presidential election!

The social network Facebook reminded Sunday its users in Macedonia that it is election day and that they should vote. After many European and German media began to use the adjective nordnazedonien when naming the nation and language, as of Sunday Facebook also started with a new way of naming. Instead...

World 25.03.19 | 17:26

French Muslim group to sue Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand massacre video

A French Muslim group announced on Monday that it is suing internet giants Facebook and YouTube for allowing the broadcast of a live video by the man who carried out the New Zealand mosque massacre. The French Council of the Muslim Faith said it was suing the French branches of the two tech giants for...

World 17.03.19 | 16:31

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings “in the first 24 hours” after the attack, the social media giant said on Sunday. “We continue to work around the clock to remove violating content using a combination of technology and people,” Facebook New Zealand’s...

Technology 14.03.19 | 15:32

Facebook’s catastrophic blackout could cost $90 million in lost revenue

Facebook suffered its worst-ever outage on Wednesday 13th March. The downtime, which also hit related products Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp, lasted for at least 14 hours, CNN reported. The blackout hit millions of users across the globe and caused Facebook stock to tumble 2 percent in after-hours...

Technology 13.03.19 | 20:21

Facebook, Instagram down: Social media sites not working

Facebook and Instagram are having technical issues as users reported problems with the social media sites Wednesday. Facebook posted to Twitter reassuring users that the site would be back online. It also said the outage is not related to a DDoS attack. “We’re aware that some people are currently...

Life 04.02.19 | 19:30

EU praises Facebook, YouTube, others for cracking down on hate speech

The European Commission praised social media giants such as Facebook on Monday for quickly removing illegal hate speech posted on their websites, in line with an EU code of conduct. In 2016, the European Union’s executive asked online giants to sign up to voluntary rules aimed at preventing the...

World 01.02.19 | 20:48

Angela Merkel leaves Facebook

German Chancellor Angela Merkel posted a video on Facebook Friday announcing that she will delete her page on the social media platform, Politico reported. Merkel declared in October that she would relinquish leadership of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) but stay on as chancellor until the end of...

Economy 29.11.18 | 20:09

Zaev says Facebook and Google are waiting for Macedonia to join EU and NATO before they decide on their investments, Milososki responds

Asked about what happened with his promise that Facebook and Google will invest in Macedonia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that it may happen, but is mainly conditional to changing the name of the country. VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Antonio Milososki mockingly responded to Zaev in Parliament,...