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Facebook New Tools To Track Spread Of Virus

(CNN) - Facebook is joining the fight against coronavirus. The social media platform is working with researchers to use its data to slow the pandemic. Facebook will use its tools to help predict where COVID-19 will appear next. The…

Facebook Giving $1K To Its 45K Employees

(CNN) - Facebook employees are getting an unexpected bonus worth $1,000. The company says it's giving every worker a grand to help with expenses during the coronavirus outbreak. It's supposed to be used for things like setting up a…

Facebook Will Pay You $5 To Record Your Voice

(CNN) - Facebook will pay you to record your voice. The company is looking for select people to help improve its voice recognition tools. All you have to do is record a phrase; followed by the first name of…

Facebook CEO Meets With EU Members

(CNN) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Brussels and Munich to lobby for increased governmental rules on data use, privacy, and content. Zuckerberg attended the Munich Security Conference on Saturday and also wrote an op-ed in the financial times…

Facebook Removes Iran Accounts Targeting Americans

(CNN) - Facebook has removed fake social media accounts targeting U.S. politics. The social media giant says the accounts were run out of Iran. The removal is the latest in a series of moves to crack down on misinformation…

Facebook To Ban Deep Fake Videos

(CNN) - Facebook is banning "deep fake" videos. The company says it will remove videos that have been manipulated by artificial intelligence. These videos can make it appear someone is saying something that person never actually said. It has…

Facebook Tells DOJ It Won't Weaken Encryption

(CNN) - Facebook says it won't weaken encryption on WhatsApp and Messenger. End-to-end encryption makes it so that messages are only read by the sender and recipient and not a third-party. The Department of Justice argues this would make…

Facebook May Change Political Ad Policy

(CNN) - Change could be on the way for political ads on Facebook. A source tells CNN the social media giant is considering changes to its current policy on political advertisements. The company is exploring limiting how ads can…

Miller Lite Offering Free Beer If You Unfollow Them

(CNN) - Miller Coors wants to buy you a beer, but you have to unfollow the Miller Lite brand first. It's part of a new campaign debuting in a commercial spot airing Tuesday in game one of the World…

Facebook: Russian Trolls Are Back To Meddle In 2020

(CNN) - Facebook believes Russian trolls are gearing up for the 2020 election, using the same tactics they pioneered in 2016. According to Graphika, a social media investigations company hired by Facebook, fake accounts from Russia are once again…