Social media giant's latest transparency report shows that government demands for user information hit a new high, led by the US, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France.
The anonymous post maintained that the atmosphere at Facebook has worsened in the past year when it came to non-white workers being recognised, empowered and treated equitably.
Rival Palestinian factions are meeting in attempt to facilitate long-overdue elections in Palestinian territories, but ordinary Palestinians view it with scepticism.
Facebook said almost 200 fake and compromised accounts were used to reach at least one million followers in the eight African countries and that all the networks were connected to "entities associated with Russian financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin."
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters, many wearing banned face masks, who had converged on the Kowloon harbour-front tourist district to denounce perceived police brutality over months of unrest.
Lawmakers scrutinised social media conglomerate over past scandals in which user data was exploited by political firms.
Zuckerberg took pains to reassure lawmakers that his company won't move forward with Libra, the digital currency project of Facebook, without explicit approval from all US financial regulators.
The moves add to a series of measures from the leading social network since 2016, when foreign entities were prominently involved in social media in the US campaign.
The 'Libra', Facebook's digital currency, is widely viewed by the EU as a threat to national sovereignty.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaking with reporters at the IMF and World Bank fall meetings in Washington, cited growing concern about such “stablecoins” and the potential international risks they posed.
International human rights groups warn that the Sisi regime is spreading fear amongst his critics and opponents by detaining and torturing the country's leading rights defenders.
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