Facebook backs Government’s online safety lessons for school pupils

Social media giant Facebook has backed the Government’s new online safety lessons to help school pupils recognise online dangers. The tech firm has endorsed the proposed online lesson curriculum ahead of a meeting with ministers and anti-bullying campaigners on Monday. The lessons form part of Government plans to make relationships, sex and health education classes…

Top 7 events Technology Industry events of 2018. Including rise of Fortnite and AI becoming mainstream

Demonstrators protesting over Facebook’s practices (Victoria Jones/PA) 2018 will be remembered as a trying year for the technology industry, as data scandals and calls for increased regulation dominated the agenda. Martyn Landi, Press Association Technology Correspondent, reports... Facebook’s business practices dominated much of the year’s biggest talking points, alongside new data…

Digital uprising? Searches to delete Facebook double following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Web searches to delete Facebook rocketed in March as the UK was among a number of countries to lead a ‘digital uprising’ against the social media giant, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data breach. According to a new global study of 255 locations across 17 countries by Virtual Private Network (VPN) comparison site Top10VPN.com, search…