Launched in February 2004, Facebook is a social networking service founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Early investors included Microsoft and Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka- shing, through his namesake charitable foundation. In November 2021, Facebook Inc, the parent company of the service, was renamed Meta Platforms Inc.
Despite new crime-fighting tools, it is becoming increasingly clear that staying ahead of cyber bandits requires individuals to take greater precautions.
Twitter and Meta have quietly removed an undisclosed number of accounts linked to pro-Western influence operations targeting countries such as China, Russia and Iran.
Symposium called by China’s top political advisory body to clarify government policy is a timely step to assure and give confidence to consumers and investors.
Many messages latch onto global and local incidents to warn Hindus that their safety could be at risk from Muslims if Modi’s BJP loses power in next year’s election.
Andy Stone was added to the list on Sunday, Russian state new reported, weeks after Russian authorities in October classified Meta as a ‘terrorist and extremist’ organisation.
Legal experts say reciprocal cross-border legal rulings change will cut costs associated with re-litigation and offer better business deal safeguards.
During his four-day trip to city, Andras Arato sampled local delicacies such as chicken feet and dim sum.
Prosecution of Mika Yuen led to questions as to whether sedition law applicable to acts done overseas, as only two of 13 offensive posts published while she was in city.
One woman insisted on putting HK$6 million into bogus trading app, despite suspicious bank staff querying payment.
The White House is set to release the order on Monday, aimed at promoting the safe and responsible deployment of AI with a government-wide strategy.
The campaign involved bots posting disinformation and propaganda on the social media accounts of members of parliament, including accusations against the MPs of criminal and ethical violations.
The 74-year-old said he was attracted by a deal on Facebook offering 1.5kg of Peking duck for the equivalent of US$17.30. It ended up costing him almost US$51,000.
The unit, called Facebook Agile Silicon Team, or FAST, develops custom chips for Meta’s AR and VR devices, which currently use silicon from external provider Qualcomm.
The Facebook owner has introduced its latest line-up of head-worn devices, staking fresh claim to the VR/AR industry just ahead of Apple pushing into the market.
A study of six online platforms in Poland, Slovakia and Spain finds that Twitter has the highest prevalence of disinformation.
The e-commerce giant is accused of forcing sellers to use its warehouses and delivery services, inflating costs for consumers and sellers.
The Tesla boss, Meta’s Zuckerberg and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai and others took part in a closed-door forum focused on regulating artificial intelligence.
The AI-generated content is more ‘eye-catching than the awkward visuals’ used in previous such campaigns, such as digital drawings and photo collages.
EU regulators will announce by Wednesday a list of internet services to be targeted by the Digital Markets Act, which are likely to include Google Search, Apple’s App Store, Amazon.com and Facebook.
The proposed ban on imports under US$100 in value won’t be easy to implement. But it may have more to do with next year’s elections than protecting small businesses.
Court earlier convicted Rex Lee of two counts of incitement to wound after he admitted posting offensive messages on Facebook.
The social media giant removed around 7,700 Facebook accounts and hundreds of other pages, that were part of a widespread online Chinese spam operation trying to covertly boost China and criticise the West.
Secretary for Environment and Ecology Tse Chin-wan says public and academics may want to know more than pass or fail results.
Residents say it has been ‘insanely difficult’ to find verifiable information about the fires blazing across Canada.
Hong Kong Airlines says popular destinations Japan and Thailand already back to pre-coronavirus levels as it launches ticket giveaway.
The parent company of Facebook and Instagram recently began ending news availability in Canada over a law requiring digital platforms to pay local publishers.
The owner of X (formerly Twitter) promised ‘ancient Rome’ as a backdrop for the face-off, though Italy’s culture minister says the Colosseum won’t be the arena.
‘Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on X,’ Musk wrote in a post on Sunday on the platform formerly known as Twitter. ‘All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.’
Source close to government tells Post that appeal against High Court rejection of ‘Glory to Hong Kong’ ban likely.
The Chinese company plans to make two of its large language models, Qwen-7B and Qwen-7B-Chat, freely available for commercial and research uses.
City leader appeals to public to make their concerns known as he works on October’s blueprint for next year.