Boris Johnson’s official Facebook page is host to hundreds of Islamophobic messages, a newspaper investigation has found. The Sunday Times said an examination of his web page uncovered calls to ban Islam, deport Muslims and “vile” attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan. It comes after the former foreign secretary mocked women wearing the niqab and burqa as looking like “letterboxes” and “bank robbers”, with one Facebook follower praising him for having the “bottle to start getting rid of these bloody Muslims”.
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 16, 2018 / The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: FB) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A woman has been charged, accused of intentionally starving her ex-boyfriend's dog, who was found 'close to death'.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed a formal complaint against Facebook for allowing landlords to target specific racial groups or other demographic groups in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Facebook has previously faced lawsuits from housing groups after ProPublica reported in 2016 that advertisements for rental homes were targeting ads based on an "affinity" for demographics like African-American, Asian-American or Hispanic or excluding people interested in terms that could be associated with protected groups.
The president's comments come after several top social media platforms including Facebook and Spotify curbed or banned accounts of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. "Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices," Trump said in a series of morning tweets.
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until September 25, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. (FB), if they purchased the Company’s shares between October 1, 2017 and July 26, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
A steep downturn in heavyweight Chinese internet stocks and recent weakness in half of the so-called FANG group have some investors worried that a key component of Wall Street's near-decade long rally may be low on fuel. Outstanding gains in Facebook (FB.O), Amazon (AMZN.O), Netflix (NFLX.O) and Alphabet (GOOGL.O) have underpinned much of the U.S. stock market's rally in recent years, along with the broader tech sector, but the group is widely viewed as overbought and valuations remain expensive. Backed up by strong earnings growth and investor confidence in Silicon Valley's innovation track record, the S&P 500 technology index (.SPLRCT) is up 16 percent in 2018, making tech Wall Street's top performer.
According to Wieser, a new lawsuit questioning the reliability of Facebook’s advertising metrics and allegations that Facebook turned a blind eye to its role in spreading false and hateful anti-Muslim information in Myanmar indicate Facebook management has made a series of critical mistakes that could impact the financial future of the company. This week, a small business advertiser sued Facebook alleging the company misrepresented its Potential Reach to advertisers. The lawsuit includes testimony from anonymous former Facebook employees who claim Facebook’s Potential Reach statistic is “like a made-up PR number” and that Facebook doesn't care about the accuracy of the numbers it presents to advertisers.