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Facebook Unveils Plans For Its Own Cryptocurrency
By Rachel Lerman, AP
The digital currency, called Libra, is scheduled to launch in 2020 with partners including PayPal, Uber, Spotify, Visa and Mastercard.
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Mom Uses App To Locate Daughter Trapped In Mountainside Car Crash
"A miracle," the teen's mother said of the rescue saga in North Carolina.
Facebook Denies Report That Zuckerberg May Have Known About Internal Privacy Issues
The social media giant is facing a multibillion-dollar fine over its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Congress Weighs Limits On Market Power Of Facebook And Google
Members of both parties agreed that action is needed to address the threat news publishers face from Big Tech.
Alabama Mayor Who Called For 'Killing' LGBTQ People Won't Resign
Several Carbon Hill city council members and the local Baptist pastor have urged Mayor Mark Chambers to step down.
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My Boyfriend Won't Follow Me On Social Media. Here's Why I'm OK With That.
, Guest Writer
We spent plenty of time out in public together, so why didn’t he seem interested in being together online?
Alabama Mayor Advocates For 'Killing' Of LGBTQ Community On Facebook
Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers issued an apology claiming his remarks inciting violence were "taken out of context."
Twitter And Facebook Crack Down On Iran-Linked Disinformation Scheme
More than 2,800 deceptive Twitter accounts were deleted, along with numerous Facebook accounts, pages and groups.
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Facebook Disables Artist's Page After Post Of Redesigned MAGA Hat With Swastika
Kate Kretz said her aim was to attack hate speech.
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.
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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.”
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.
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