I met Charity Aiyedogbon on Facebook, killed her to steal car –Suspect
Paul Ezeugo, 27, a website designer has been arrested over the murder of a woman who he allegedly met on Facebook, lured, killed and then stole her car.
Politicians take aim at Facebook over Chinese data-sharing programme
American politicians lash out at Facebook over the latest data privacy scandal involving Chinese firms. Plus: Dennis Rodman may be headed to the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea, and Spain's first astronaut joins the government as Minister of Science.
Uganda's social media tax bill
Uganda's parliament has passed a bill slapping a new tax on social media users. Users of platforms like Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype etc. will now have to pay 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.027) per day.
Facebook launch first hub in Africa
Facebook has launched Nigerian hub, its first community hub space in Africa. The Nigerian hub space includes workspaces, meeting rooms, games and chill out room and an event space, and will also be the focal point for a number of training programmes aimed at attracting the best talent and driving innovation in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.
Hedge funds made $1.37B in net purchases of Facebook
Facebook won the first quarter popularity contest among hedge funds which made $1.37B in net purchases.
Facebook Nixes 583 Million fake profiles
Bloomberg's Sarah Frier discusses Facebook's removal of 583 million fake profiles in the first three months of 2018.
Facebook warns of more data leaks
Bloomberg Gadfly's Shira Ovide, Bloomberg Intelligence's Paul Sweeney and Bloomberg's Abigail Doolittle discuss Facebook's latest warning of more data leaks and the lack of impact such news seems to have on its numbers with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." Ovide's opinions are her own.
Has Facebook survived the data scandal?
Bloomberg's Sarah Frier explains why Facebook Inc. shares are surging and what investors should be watching going forward.