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Facebook restores services after global outage

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had restored service to its main app and Instagram, after the world’s largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours.

Facebook product chief Cox to exit as focus shifts to messaging

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s chief product officer and one of its earliest employees, Chris Cox, said on Thursday he is leaving the company just days after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg revealed a plan to transform the world’s biggest social network into an encryption-focused messaging company.

Facebook tightens rules on political ads ahead of EU vote

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe on Friday under pressure from EU regulators to do more to guard against foreign meddling in the bloc’s upcoming legislative election. Chastened since Russia used the social media platform to influence polls that swept U.S. President Donald Trump to power, Facebook says it has ploughed resources and staff into safeguarding the ballot across 27 EU nations on May 26.