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Facebook’s Zuckerberg disavows memo saying all user growth is good

Facebook’s Zuckerberg disavows memo saying all user growth is good

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Facebook Inc executive said in an internal memo in 2016 that the social media company needed to pursue adding users above all else, BuzzFeed News reported on Thursday, prompting disavowals from the executive and Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the Facebook [...]

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Under Armour says 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts breached

Under Armour says 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts breached

(Reuters) – Under Armour Inc (UAA.N) (UA.N) said on Thursday that data from some 150 million MyFitnessPal diet and fitness app accounts was compromised in February, in one of the biggest hacks in history, sending shares of the athletic apparel maker down 3 percent in after-hours trade. The MyFitnessPal app is seen on a smartphone [...]

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Facebook begins ‘fact-checking’ photos and videos

Facebook begins ‘fact-checking’ photos and videos

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had begun “fact-checking” photos and videos to reduce the hoaxes and false news stories that have plagued the world’s largest social media network. Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. [...]

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