Sen. Mike Lee: Facebook, Google, others have big problems, but antitrust law is not the answer

Trump calls out Facebook, Google and Twitter for being ‘on the side of the Radical Left Democrats.’ President Donald Trump took to social media to blast Facebook, Google, and Twitter, saying the tech giants are ‘on the side of the Radical Left Democrats.’ It’s not every day that Tucker Carlson and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., agree on something. But for […]

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Facebook says no one flagged NZ mosque shooting livestream

A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, March 17, 2019, where one of two mass shootings occurred. New Zealand’s stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently […]

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Facebook offers ways to fight revenge porn — including sending your nude photos to the company first

Facebook announced new steps to fight revenge porn on its platforms on Friday, including the option to “provide a photo proactively to Facebook,” so that it does not get shared more widely. The company outlined multi-pronged strategies to deal with non-consensual pornographic content, and flag it before intimate material is reported on Facebook or Instagram, Antigone Davis, Global Head of […]

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Instagram back up after several hours; Facebook still down for some

(Reuters) – Instagram is back up after suffering a partial outage for over several hours, the photo-sharing social network platform said in a tweet, but its parent Facebook Inc’s app still seemed to be down for some users across the globe. Certain users around the world were facing trouble in accessing widely used Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook apps earlier on […]

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This Just In: Facebook Stock Upgraded

Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope… Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is back, baby! Continue Reading Below Shares of the social media specialist suffered a steep sell-off […]

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Facebook takes down UK fake accounts; to tackle anti-vaccine info

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed 137 fake pages, groups and Instagram accounts in the United Kingdom and a further 31 in Romania for engaging in hate speech and making divisive comments. Facebook, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc have been under pressure from regulators around the globe to fight the spread of misinformation aimed at destabilizing […]

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Zuckerberg says Facebook will become a ‘privacy-focused’ platform

Mark Zuckerberg appears to have gotten religion when it comes to protecting privacy. In a long blog post shared Wednesday, the Facebook chief executive announced the tech company will increasingly focus its efforts on building a “privacy-focused communications platform.” The social media giant will encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services, including Messenger and Instagram, said Zuckerberg, who predicted […]

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Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world’s biggest social network sees its future in intimate online chats. Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook profile that within a few years direct messaging […]

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As Facebook loses millions of users, Zuckerberg plans big, new shift

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook plans new emphasis on private communications FBN’s Kristina Partsinevelos on how Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a blog post, which stated that he wants to shift the social media giant toward a more “privacy-focused” platform. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped a major bombshell Wednesday, saying he plans to shift the social media site to more private conversations rather […]

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