Social

Kogan: ‘I don’t think Facebook has a developer policy that is valid’

A Cambridge University academic at the center of a data misuse scandal involving Facebook user data and political ad targeting faced questions from the UK parliament this morning. Although the two-hour evidence session in front of the DCMS committee’

Business

Amazon News Roundup: New Car Trunk Delivery Service And More Fake Product Reviews

What 100 million Prime members means to merchants, and the fake reviews plaguing Amazon. Also, Amazon delivers packages to your car, and finally reveal criteria for ‘Amazon’s Choice’... for a moment.

United Kingdom

Harry Maceachen and mother used in fake Facebook advert

Mum Clare Maceachen says she repeatedly reported the advert to Facebook but it was not removed.

United Kingdom

Charity chief jailed for stealing £53,000 to buy fake tans, lingerie and luxury handbags

A GREEDY charity boss stole more than £53,000 to buy fake tans, lacy underwear, luxury handbags and even penis-shaped drinking straws, a court was told. Gemma Mason, 36, used her charity’s credit card more than 1,000 times for her spree using funds mea

Business

'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'

Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.

Technology

Trump's 'fake news' fight has helped media ratings and readership

Despite being targets of constant criticism by the president, the New York Times, Washington Post and other outlets are sustaining higher readership number ever since the election.

World

Facebook is being sued for defamation by an entrepreneur over fake ads

Martin Lewis is to sue Facebook for defamation, claiming it published more than 50 fake adverts using his name

Entertainment

Van Morrison takes aim at fake news

"I've been talking about fake news from day one," the musician tells BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

Business

Facebook Faces Defamation Charges Over Fake Ads

After a series of fake ads featuring celebrities' names and faces, one British broadcaster is suing the company for defamation.

Social

Facebook hit with defamation lawsuit over fake ads

In an interesting twist, Facebook is being sued in the UK for defamation by consumer advice personality, Martin Lewis, who says his face and name have been repeatedly used on fake adverts distributed on the social media giant’s platform. Lewis, who

Entertainment

‘Jane The Virgin’ Season 5 Spoilers: Showrunner Confirms There’s No Time Jump

There are so many things left to unpack after the Season 4 finale of “Jane the Virgin.” Is Michael Cordero (Brett Dier) still truly alive? Did he fake his own death? What will his return mean for Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael’s (Justin Baldoni) r

World

A British TV star is suing Facebook for defamation over 'scam' bitcoin adverts

Getty British TV star Martin Lewis is suing Facebook after claiming that scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people in "get-rich-quick schemes" through fake ads on the social network. Lewis has reported the fake ads, but said they can take "days

United Kingdom

Martin Lewis launches legal action to 'give Facebook a bloody nose' over scam ads

MoneySavingExpert founder says social network has published more than 50 fake posts bearing his name in the last year

World

Martin Lewis to sue Facebook over fake ads which scam people out of thousands  

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is to sue Facebook over scam adverts using his image.

Technology

Martin Lewis sues Facebook over fake ads with his name

MoneySavingExpert founder says firm failed to stop false adverts luring victims into scamsMartin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing Facebook for defamation after it published dozens of fake adverts featuring his face and name. He

Business

Tesla Week: Model 3 To 6,000 Per Week -- Or 'Head Fake'

Can Tesla shift production into high gear, aka, Ludicrous Mode? Or is this another Musk "head fake?"

Politics

Trump slams NBC’s 'sleepy eyes' Chuck Todd for 'fake news' comments about North Korea

President Trump on Sunday dismissed comments by NBC News’ Chuck Todd suggesting that the United States is getting steamrolled in negotiations with North Korea over the rogue nation halting its nuclear weapons program, saying, “We haven’t given up an

Politics

That time Trump pretended to be 'John Barron' to lie about his wealth, as told by an ex-Forbes writer

Trump lied to get on the Forbes list of richest Americans and used a fake persona to do so, a former Forbes writer says.

World

10 things in tech you need to know today (FB, AMZN)

Leah Millis / Reuters Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Facebook doubled its European lobbying spend to $3 million. The firm faced multiple crises last year, including the spread of fake news, terrorist content, and elec

United Kingdom

BBC forced to deny reporting nuclear war outbreak between Russia and NATO after fake news video goes viral

THE BBC has been forced to deny it reported the outbreak of World War Three last night after a fake news clip went viral. Staged footage shows a presenter, who appears to be in a BBC new studio, claim Russia launched a thermonuclear strike on targets acro

World

Facebook doubled its European lobbying spend to $3 billion to handle crises like fake news and terrorism (FB)

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Filings show Facebook shelled out a record amount on its European lobbying operations in 2017, doubling spend to $3 billion. The company faced multiple crises last year, including the spread of fake news, terrorist

Technology

Russia spread fake news via Twitter bots after Salisbury poisoning – analysis

Propaganda from Russian-operated accounts grew by 4,000% in aftermath of attack, Whitehall saysRussia used trolls and bots to unleash disinformation on to social media in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning, according to fresh Whitehall analysis. Governme

Life

Fake hair and lashes for tot: Mum spends £3K on beauty pageant 4-year-old

A MUM has spent £3,000 on sparkly dresses, false eye-lashes and wigs to make her four-year-old daughter a beauty queen.

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