Specifically, Facebook restricted content for apparently violating law 28,036 times in the first six months of 2017, compared to 6,944 from the prior half-year.
The report covers every information request from across the world over the first half of the year - apart from those subject to national security delays. The governments of these countries had more than 50 percent of their requests granted. (FB) said that requests for user data from governments worldwide continued to increase.
Facebook also announced on Monday that it removed almost 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content, from its services during the period under review, following complaints of counterfeiting and copyright and trademark infringement.
Law enforcement authorities are permitted to confidentially request personal data from Facebook to obtain account details ranging from IP addresses, photos, messages, credit card details and email addresses. The U.S. tech company restricted the content 20,056 times due to the law enforcement in the country's requests and concerns. It also includes data covering the volume and nature of copyright, trademark, and counterfeit reports we've received and the amount of content affected by those reports.
The U.S., India, UK, Germany, and France were the most dynamic in making information demands, representing 41 percent, 12 percent, nine percent, seven percent and six percent of the numbers, individually.
Much of the increase was driven by one case in which Mexican police asked Facebook to stop the circulation of a video taken during a school shooting in Monterrey in January. This number is up a whopping 50% from a year ago, with Facebook adding that there has been a massive 304% increase in the number of content restrictions around violating local law. Facebook was disrupted 21 times in the first half for the Indian users.
It, however, did not say exact;y what kind of information Dhaka had requested for. Around 70,000 requests for copyright were submitted to Instagram, with 685,000 posts removed. On Instagram, the company removed 10,094 posts following 10,231 counterfeit claims.
The gunmen, who launched their assault with a auto bomb and rocket-propelled grenades, were wearing police uniforms. The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the attack in Afghanistan's capital.
Moorhead further stated that in-display fingerprint sensors on smartphones weren't available so far due to manufacturing issues. In case you missed it, Vivo is using Synaptics's newest on-screen fingerprint sensor, which was revealed few days ago.
The Council has struggled to contain North Korea as the country continues to violate sanctions-backed United Nations calls on. Washington needs to shed light on its intentions before proceeding with any campaign to halt North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
Showtime added that global revenues, including ticket sales , sponsorship and worldwide distribution, exceeded $600m (£450.42m). Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather says cage-fighting promotion has UFC has made him a huge offer to return to combat sports.
Fire officials said the report of an explosion came in around 7:19 AM. "They yearn to attack New York City ". Police spoke with Ullah's family in the borough's Flatlands section, CBS New York's Marcia Kramer reported.
The figure of 6,700 people who were killed through violence represents "the most conservative" estimate, MSF said. It denied killing any civilians, burning their villages, raping women and girls, and stealing possessions.
By daybreak winds will settle to 8 miles per hour , but wind chills will still be in the upper teens to low 20s by daybreak. Another cold front will begin to move in over northeast NM... but the drop in temperatures will be felt Thursday .
The Times Now-VMR and Zee News-Axis exit polls predicted that the BJP would win 51 of the total 68 Assembly seats in the state. The Congress is likely to improve its seats tally but will fall short of the magic number needed to win the Assembly election.
The Ministry added: "The movies' content will be subject to censorship according to the Kingdom's media policy standards". Dubai-based mall operator Majid Al Futtaim, which owns VOX Cinemas, said it wanted to open the first movie theatre there.
Germany and France were were also hit by snow, and flurries were even seen as far south as Venice in northern Italy. Planes have been grounded at Heathrow as heavy snow across the United Kingdom causes travel chaos.
Newcastle players cancel Christmas due to poor results
If we continue doing that we will have a couple of games where we can get better results and gain more confidence". I was asking four or five players about it and they were very clear, 'Oh no, we can not and that was it.
Star Wars hard for Carrie Fisher's family to watch
Laura Dern appears as Vice-Admiral Holdo, in charge of taking over command when Fisher's character is incapacitated. Perhaps the fan that stood out the most was Fisher's dog, Gary, who showed up to pay his final respects to his mom.
OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38999
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Dumi Masilela tops SA's Google searches in 2017
The website's most searched people included Lauer , Meghan Markle and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein . So popular search queries give us a good look into what people were thinking about over the past year.
Baby Born With Heart Outside Of Her Chest Defies The Odds
Vanellope Hope Wilkins might be the first in the United Kingdom to survive after being born with her heart outside of her body. She was due on Christmas Eve, but her condition-ectopia cordis-meant she had to be born early by cesarean section.
Yankees, Marlins in trade
He's due $10 million in 2018 and $11 million in 2019 plus a $16 million club option for 2020 with a $1 million buyout. General manager Brian Cashman referred to the Stanton acquisition as adding to the Yankees' " band of merry men ".
Huntington's Disease Drug Trial Shows Halt in Progression
Ionis Pharmaceuticals said the results would be presented at conferences and in a peer reviewed journal in the first half of 2018. To deliver the drug to the brain, it has to be injected into the fluid around the spine once a month using a four-inch needle.