Young Japanese seek out fake friends for social media posts

Feb 23, 2017

Young Japanese seek out fake friends for social media posts

Photos posted on social networking services have become so dominant in the lives of young people in Japan that they have triggered an unusual business: hiring people to pose as friends to post on Facebook, Instagram and Line. According to Studio Innovation Inc., which ...

Zuckerberg drops lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

Jan 28, 2017

Zuckerberg drops lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that he was dropping lawsuits seeking to buy out Native Hawaiians who own small pieces of land within his sprawling estate on the island of Kauai, promising to work with the community on “a new approach.” Zuckerberg and ...

Jan 26, 2017

Facebook fine-tunes trending topics to better deliver news

Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook changed its system for showing trending topics on Wednesday. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, it will include headlines from articles about the trending subjects along with sources ...