“By updating the rules for the Internet, we can preserve what’s best about it - the freedom for people to express themselves and for entrepreneurs to build new things - while also protecting society from broader harms,” Zuckerberg wrote.
The tough new legislation will be brought to parliament next week as Canberra pushes for social media companies to prevent their platforms from being "weaponised" by terrorists in the wake of the mosque attacks in New Zealand's Christchurch.
Security blog KrebsOnSecurity says some 600 million Facebook users may have had their passwords stored in plain text.
Russia is planning to temporarily unplug from the internet next month in preparation for installing safeguards to internet access in the event of a foreign cyberattack - particularly from the United States.
A proposed law has divided the tech world as the realities of a new economy come to dominate how people create and view content online.
Buzzfeed and HuffPost employees took to Twitter to announce they have been laid off. Some are using the social medium to find employment while other say not all departments have gotten the news yet.
Autocratic leaders in Africa are increasingly relying on internet blackouts to silence young people who use social media to mobilise against post-colonial political structures across the continent.
Since the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League won the national elections with a whopping majority, an uneasy calm prevails in the country as people fear reprisals for speaking out against the government.
The social network became the most downloaded on Apple's App Store in the first half of this year according to market analysis firm Sensor Tower, beating out titans like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
Lawmakers leading the probe into the Cambridge Analytica data scandal seize confidential documents believed to include data about Facebook's privacy controls.
The social network said it needed to do further analysis to decide if the accounts are linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency or another group.
Facebook said a security breach occurred in the social network's "view as" feature, which was fixed and informed law enforcement.
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