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Facebook Refuses To Delete Fake Nancy Pelosi Video That Makes Her Seem Drunk
The social media giant says it wants to combat fake news. It also says fake news is OK to post on its platform.
Meet 'Momma,' The 52-Year-Old Super-Fan Who Went Viral For Her Love Of Beyoncé
"I’ve achieved things in my life I never thought ... because of listening to Beyoncé," said Gwen Denholm, a prominent member of the Facebook Beyhive.
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Nancy Pelosi's Daughter Blasts 'Despicable' Doctored Video Smearing House Speaker
As of Wednesday, deceptively edited footage has been circulating the internet, making the congresswoman appear drunk.
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5 Percent Of Facebook Is Fake
120 million monthly active users on the platform aren't real people, the company said in a report Thursday.
Utah Commissioner Nathan Ivie Comes Out As Gay In Facebook Video
By Morgan Smith, AP
The GOP lawmaker, who is Mormon, hopes his story will remind others that "it’s OK to live authentically."
Fugitive Agrees To Surrender If 'Wanted' Poster Gets 15,000 Facebook 'Likes'
Jose Simms cut a deal with police in Torrington, Connecticut, to turn himself in if the post went viral. It did and he didn't.
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Former Facebook Security Exec Says Mark Zuckerberg 'Has Too Much Power'
Alex Stamos urged the CEO to step down.
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Tennessee Official Refuses To Apologize For Anti-Muslim Comments
In a series of Facebook posts, Craig Northcott claimed Islam and all Muslims are inherently "evil." Muslim groups say he's unfit to serve as a district attorney.
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Facebook Busts Israel-Based Effort To Disrupt Elections Around The Globe
By Isabel Debre and Raphael Satter, AP
In the last seven years, the group spent $800,000 on Facebook ads to influence elections in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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Here's Where Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand On Breaking Up Facebook
“It’s not how big they are," says Pete Buttigieg, "it’s how they act. And that’s the thing I think we need to be regulating and targeting most.”
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Donors To $22 Million Crowd-Funded Border Wall Wonder Where's The Barrier
Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage said groundbreaking would begin in April. People are waiting.
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Like ISIS Before Them, Far-Right Extremists Are Migrating To Telegram
White nationalists and conspiracy theorists kicked off Facebook and Instagram turn to the encrypted messaging app's safe haven.
Facebook Co-Founder Says Company Is 'Dangerous,' Should Be Broken Up
Mark Zuckerberg’s power is "unprecedented and un-American,” Chris Hughes wrote.
Jacob Wohl Joins Prominent Racists, Grifters In A Week Of Failure
Though scammers and conspiracists like Wohl, Laura Loomer and Alex Jones have been banned from their platforms, they keep on grifting.
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Senators Urge Harsh Penalty For Facebook, Say A $5 Billion Hit Would Be A ‘Bargain’
The tech giant has been criticized for improperly handling consumer data, and lawmakers want more than money.
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Facebook Swears Its New European Election Center Isn't Just For PR
Critics say a similar "war room" during the 2018 U.S. midterms existed mainly for marketing purposes.
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Donald Trump Goes On Retweet Rampage Against De-Platforming Of Far-Right Extremists
The president said it was "so great to watch" a video from Alex Jones' conspiracy-mongering website Infowars.
8 Homework Questions That Stumped Parents
Homework isn't just frustrating for kids. Sometimes it baffles their parents as well.
Instagram Will Test Hiding 'Like' Counts From Posts
"We want people to worry a little bit less about how many likes they’re getting on Instagram and spend a bit more time connecting with the people that they care about,” the app's head said.
Donald Trump Jr. Is Very Mad That Far-Right Extremists Have Lost A Platform
The president's son is going to bat against Facebook for dangerous conspiracists like Alex Jones.
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Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Other Far-Right Extremists
Goodbye to conspiracy theorists and hatemongers like Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others!
Facebook Goes Back To Its Roots With Dating App Feature
Facebook Dating — which isn't available yet in the U.S. — unrolled a new feature that allows users to tell their friends that they have a "Secret Crush" on them.
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How Russia Uses Facebook To Lure Americans To Political Rallies
A women's rights group attended a volatile protest in NYC. A year later, they found out the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency was behind it all.
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Instagram’s Shadow Ban On Vaguely ‘Inappropriate’ Content Is Plainly Sexist
The platform’s new policy will disproportionately affect women and sex workers.
Facebook Expects FTC Fine Could Hit $5 Billion
By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP
A Federal Trade Commission investigation into possible privacy violations could yield a steep fine.
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Senator Urges FTC To Hold Zuckerberg Personally Liable For Facebook's Failures
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) thinks the Facebook CEO should be held "individually liable" for his company's "repeated violations of American's privacy."
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