Queen Elizabeth II starts a Facebook page but one is not permitted to "poke" or "befriend" her.
The Queen is to join Facebook with a British Monarchy page offering latest news on the royals.
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- The documents include names of individuals and companies such as that of United States businessman and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, United Kingdom monarch Elizabeth II, Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder, Russian-Uzbek business magnate Alisher Usmanov, the social media companies Twitter and Facebook, and pop stars Bono and Madonna.
- The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada orders Othman Hamdan, a Fort St. John man whose Facebook posts promoted the Islamic State, deported. The deportation is not immediate and requires additional events to occur.
- Facebook uncovers a security flaw, impacting 50 million user accounts which may have been compromised.
- A court in Vietnam sentences 42-year old activist Doan Khanh Vinh Quang to 27 months in prison for writing anti-government Facebook posts criticizing the Communist Party of Vietnam.
- Facebook removes several "InfoWars"-related pages from its platform, for what it describes as glorification of violence and dehumanizing language. YouTube deletes Alex Jones's main account for repeated Terms of Service violations. Apple and Spotify pull Jones's podcasts. Editor Paul Joseph Watson calls Facebook's move "political censorship" on Twitter.