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Met Police working alongside Facebook to detect live-streamed terror attacks

Footage of police firearms officer training has been released as part of the Metropolitan Police’s work with Facebook to improve detection of live-streamed Christchurch-style terrorist attacks. The force hopes the videos will help the social network develop technology that can identify terrorist live streams so the company can tip police off about attacks early on and prevent them being broadcast.


Facebook officially launches controversial Libra digital currency

Facebook has officially moved forward with its plans to create a new digital currency called Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project and intense criticism from US regulators and politicians.

The Libra Association, the non-profit group that will govern the currency, officially signed 21 charter members on Monday at the organisation’s inaugural meeting in Geneva.


Facebook expands data abuse bug bounty programme to Instagram

Instagram users can now report app developers they believe are misusing their data as part of an expansion to the social network’s security tools.

The data abuse bounty programme is used to identify violations of policy around data use and rewards those who find and report abuses, the firm said.


Facebook denies claims of discrepancies in evidence to MPs

Facebook was asked by House of Commons select committee to clarify ‘concerns’ it had over evidence submitted by company executives Facebook has denied its executives gave contradictory evidence to a parliamentary committee that was investigating the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Chairman of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee Damian Collins… Read More


UK data regulator raises privacy concerns over Facebook’s Libra digital currency

The ICO has signed a joint statement with other data protection authorities calling for more information about how Facebook will use financial data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has raised privacy concerns over Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has signed a statement alongside counterparts from the US, Canada, Australia and the… Read More



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