The new tool will verify and surface news-related content on Facebook in real time
The cause of the spam postings wasn't clear, however.
Posts containing Bitcoin, Obama and other terms were censored by moderators, Reddit says.
Advertisers can use a single interface to promote downloads of their mobile apps in other apps or directly from Twitter timelines
Participating businesses can now distribute ads across the Web, which look like Google+ posts.
A social network labeled people as jerks and charged them to contact customer service and change their profiles, the agency says
Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption
Changes to Facebook's policy do away with previous visibility restrictions.
Facebook sees opportunity in real-time conversations carried out using WhatsApp
Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.