THE Federal Trade Commission is negotiating a settlement with Facebook that would create new positions at the company focused on strengthening its privacy practices, according to two people with...

FACEBOOK said on Wednesday its profit took a hit from setting aside billions of dollars for an anticipated fine from US regulators in a quarterly report that sent shares higher.

THE Federal Trade Commission (FTC), under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook, said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor...

AFTER a year-long string of news reports that have called Facebook's data-sharing practices into question, US federal regulators are taking a hard look at how the social media company handles...