Social information processing

Facebook will Help the News Industry Affected by the Coronavirus

Facebook will provide $ 100 million in financial assistance to support media affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reports.

"The news industry is working under extraordinary conditions to keep people informed during the COVID-19 pandemic," said Facebook's news partnerships director, Campbell Brown.

Facebook Receives Information about you Including when you are Offline

Facebook has announced that it is receiving information about its users, including through external sites.

The "Off-Facebook Activity" feature that allows you to manage information coming from other sites.

The new feature processes data that companies and organizations provide to Facebook on user activity, such as using apps or visits to different sites.

Montenegro Police Detain Pro-Russian Columnist Over Facebook Row

Police in Montenegro on Friday detained a well known pro-Russian journalist, Igor Damjanovic, over his conversation on Facebook with another person who then filed a case against him.

But Damjanovic, who writes for the Russian media in the region, claims the police did not take him into custody over his Facebook jibes at a Facebook account holder called Alija Djukic.