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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company. It is based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.

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The making of militants in India's 'paradise on earth'

Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post.
Reuters - Published

Tech giants on the line for data breaches

The PM is set to announce tougher penalties if Google and Facebook fail to protect users' data, putting on the onus on them to keep Australians safe.
SBS - Published

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Kim Kardashian Pays 5 Years Of Rent For Ex-Con [Video]Kim Kardashian Pays 5 Years Of Rent For Ex-Con

View 1 more image (Newser) – With Kim Kardashian West pledging to cover five years of rent, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms says he has finally found a new home,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

March Madness Costs US Employers Around $4B in Productivity [Video]March Madness Costs US Employers Around $4B in Productivity

However, one employment firm says the tournament can improve office morale.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit [Video]Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Facebook says D.C. doesn't have jurisdiction over the company.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants [Video]Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants

According to Business Insider, Howard Schultz does not agree with Senator Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook. The former Starbucks CEO said in late January that..

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Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to protect people's privacy by encrypting Facebook messages. Business Insider reveals the move could come at a cost to safety on his platform. Experts say the shift..

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Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text [Video]Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text

Facebook confirmed a report by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs on Thursday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords [Video]Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords

Facebook employees had access to hundreds of millions of users' passwords — for years. Users' passwords were being stored in an unencrypted format, and reportedly were accessible by 20,000 workers at..

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Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos [Video]Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos

According to Business Insider, "Facebook rejected the idea of putting a time delay on live videos to stop harmful content, such as the New Zealand mosque shootings, being broadcast to its billions of..

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How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire? [Video]How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire?

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. He has said he asks himself the same question every time he's considering a new hire. What's the question? According to Business Insider the question is: "Would..

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NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks [Video]NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks

New Zealand's Foreign Minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch. Emily Wither..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination [Video]Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination

As part of a settlement, the company said it's creating a separate portal for housing, employment and credit ads.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies [Video]Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies

President Trump called vaguely for action to be taken against social media companies, saying "we have to do something." At a press conference, the president repeated allegations, without proof, of..

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Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle [Video]Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle

According to a report by Gizmodo, on Tuesday, Facebook announced that after an 18-month-long court battle and years of fierce criticism, the social media giant will stop allowing housing, jobs, and..

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"There is collusion" on social media: Trump

President Trump said on Tuesday he thinks social media platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter are colluding against him and other conservative voices. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race [Video]Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race

Watch Tuesday night's full episode of Raw Politics

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Instagram launches shopping feature [Video]Instagram launches shopping feature

Instagram launched on Tuesday a new checkout feature that allows uers to shop for apparel without leaving the app. As Fred Katayama reports, it's the latest platform to try to compete with Amazon and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting [Video]New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting

New Zealand's prime minister is putting pressure on social media companies after parts of a deadly mosque attack were livestreamed on Facebook.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting [Video]Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos [Video]Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos

According to Gizmodo, Youtube scrambled this weekend to remove horrific videos of a gunman opening fire in two mosques in New Zealand. The alleged shooter is now in custody after he killed at least 51..

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Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting [Video]Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag. Fred Katayama reports.

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Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman [Video]Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman

Locals were mystified after strange “whirlpool holes” in the sky appeared over UAE and Oman this weekend. Images and videos posted to Twitter and Facebook show a large circular patch in the sky,..

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Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach [Video]Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach

Marine biologists were stunned to find that a dead male Cuvier’s beaked whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested more than 80 pounds of plastic bags. The D’Bone Collector Museum in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50 [Video]New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50

Authorities say they're working to confirm identities and causes of death "as quickly and as sensitively as possible."

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New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense' [Video]New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense'

New Zealand says that any possession or sharing of a video showing an attack at a mosque that killed at least 50 people, has been classed as an offence. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video [Video]Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video

New York (CNN Business ) Facebook and other social media companies fought to stop videos of the New Zealand mosque attacks from spreading on their sites. Facebook said Sunday that it removed 1.5..

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Inside Facebook, "speculation" about Cambridge Analytica as early as September 2015

More than a year before the presidential election, employees expressed concern about a political consulting company scraping data
CBS News - Published

Challenges for Facebook a year after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook is scrambling to deal with a security glitch that left users' passwords exposed to employees. It's just the latest issue to face the social network in a difficult year since the Cambridge..
CBS News - Published

Google, Facebook, Amazon: Warren's toothless break-up plan ignores real Big Tech threats

Surveillance and manipulation are the real threats these companies pose. They'd still have more unchecked power than any dictator under Warren's plan.
USATODAY.com - Published

PM Modi does not care about 'chowkidars': Rahul Gandhi

In a Facebook post, Rahul Gandhi tagged a media report about 10,000 watchmen protesting against poor wages. "At least, think about those behind whom you are hiding," Gandhi said in the post, attacking..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hotel apologizes for sign refusing service to military members

The sign was posted during a "post deployment ceremony" for military members and their guests, according to a Facebook post
CBS News - Published

Influx of dog videos for terminally ill boy after Facebook post

influx of dog videos for terminally ill boy after facebook post
Dog-loving Harvey Hawkins finds comfort in the funny films people are sending him of their pets.
BBC News - Published

Worried FB users advised to reset password

An Australian security expert says a password reset is an obvious answer for those worried about Facebook's latest privacy issue.
SBS - Published

There’s a dark secret in Ohio

From March Madness to Facebook's password slip, here's Thursday's top news.
USATODAY.com - Published

Facebook stored some passwords in plain text

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users could be affected by the company's latest data flub. Facebook said it discovered a trove of un-encrypted passwords on an internal server, and that it has fixed..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

millions of facebook passwords exposed internally
Developers working for Facebook logged the passwords in plain text as they wrote code for the site.
BBC News - Published

Facebook stored millions of unencrypted user passwords

Social media giant said it will notify "hundreds of millions" of users of the potential data breach
CBS News - Published

Social media comapnies accused of bias

President Trump is accusing Facebook and Twitter of being biased against the conservative voting base. This comes after White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. was briefly blocked on..
CBS News - Published

Facebook exposed millions of account user passwords in plain text--report

Millions of Facebook users have had account passwords exposed, a security site reports. Social networks claims on employees abused the data.
USATODAY.com - Published

Labour pair withdraw over "anti-Semitic" Facebook post

labour pair withdraw over anti-semitic facebook post
Denise Addison and Sheila Argument shared and liked a post showing the Freedom of Humanity mural.
BBC News - Published

Former Cal intern accuses football coaches, players of sexual harassment

A former sports medicine intern accused Cal football coaches and players of sexual harassment in a lengthy Facebook post published Wednesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Facebook: Our AI failed to catch the New Zealand shooter video

facebook: our ai failed to catch the new zealand shooter video
London (CNN)Facebook acknowledges its systems failed to catch the livestream video of the New Zealand mosque attack, shedding new light on how the company became aware of the video. In a blog post late..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: March 21, 2019

cryptocurrency daily news bulletin: march 21, 2019
General News Concordium, the blockchain identity startup, has signed Anders Fogh Rasmussen, previously both prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO, as a strategic advisor. The..
WorldNews - Published

Social media to abide by poll code

The code of ethics has been developed by IAMAI and representatives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, ShareChat, TikTok etc.
DNA - Published

Filing a disability claim? Watch what you post on Facebook

Social Security already monitors social media for fraud — now it may scrutinize posts in disability claims.
CBS News - Published

Content violating poll code will be removed in 3 hours: Social media companies

Social media firms, including Facebook, Google and Twitter, have committed to a three-hour time limit to comply with legal requests and orders of the Election Commission for taking down content in..
IndiaTimes - Published

New Zealand FM Will Visit Turkey To Confront Erdogan Over Shooting Comments

new zealand fm will visit turkey to confront erdogan over shooting comments
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Foreign Minister Winston Peters would "confront" Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan over his comments on the recent mass shooting killed at least 50 people..
WorldNews - Published

Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case

lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100m internet fraud case
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has...
WorldNews - Published

Australia to wait for global digital tax

Australia won't tax the revenue of online giants such as Google and Facebook until a global consensus is reached on the best way to do so.
SBS - Published

Facebook overhauls targeted ads after discrimination complaints

As part of a legal settlement over alleged discrimination, Facebook is making a major change to its ad policy. Advertisers will no longer be able to target users by their age, gender, ZIP code and..
CBS News - Published

AppDetex Raises $10 Million In Series B

appdetex raises $10 million in series b
AppDetex, a brand protection company, has raised $10 million in a round led by First Analysis, Domain Name Wire reported Wednesday. To date, the report said, AppDetex has raised $17.5 million, with a..
WorldNews - Published

Facebook temporarily blocked White House official's page because it acted like a bot

Facebook apologized for blocking White House social media director Dan Scavino's page because it mistook him for a bot. President Trump was not happy.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tech's fight against anti-vaccine content prompts free speech debate

Doctors are questioning whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google share the blame for an alarming rise in unvaccinated kids. The percentage of young children who have not received any..
CBS News - Published

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2019, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok to come up with code to prevent misuse of social media

Social media intermediaries and the internet and mobile association on Tuesday told the EC that they would come up with a draft 'code of ethics' for the industry in the next 24 hours as part of a..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Holi 2019: Whatsapp and Facebook messages to share with your loves ones

The festival of colours Holi is here and we most certainly can't keep calm!
DNA - Published

Why did Facebook not take down the New Zealand mass shooting video immediately?

Chris Sonderby said the first user report didn't come until 12 minutes after the broadcast ended.
Firstpost - Published

Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle US discrimination suits

facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle us discrimination suits
Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and “harmful” practices, the company and US civil rights groups said..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Conservatives suspend 25 more members for posting Islamophobic or racist comments on Facebook

Comments include one person joking about entering a mosque with a rifle
Independent - Published

Facebook says its housing and job ads will no longer allow discrimination

The social media giant has reached a settlement with civil rights groups that accused it of excluding protected classes of people
CBS News - Published

Tommy Robinson contempt of court hearing over Facebook video delayed

Ex-EDL leader faces up to two years in prison if found guilty
Independent - Published

Facebook vows to stop ad discrimination against African-Americans, women and older workers

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging its targeting tools allowed advertisers to exclude certain groups from seeing housing and employment offers.
USATODAY.com - Published

ACLU reaches settlement with Facebook on discriminatory ads

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Tuesday as part of a settlement with Facebook Inc the social network will make changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand prime minister puts pressure on social media companies

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said social media platforms need to take more responsibility after a gunman livestreamed two mosque attacks on Facebook. Issie Lapowsky of Wired joined CBSN to..
CBS News - Published

No one reported New Zealand mosque shooting livestream as it happened, Facebook says

Facebook said a livestream video broadcast by the gunman who killed 50 in New Zealand on Friday was also viewed fewer than 200 times.
USATODAY.com - Published

Facebook the medium as pollies target voters with mixed messages

Hundreds of Facebook ads have been bought by NSW political parties ahead of the election, here's what they're selling.
The Age - Published

Katie Price freaks out after being hacked on Facebook following holiday in Thailand

katie price freaks out after being hacked on facebook following holiday in thailand
Katie Price freaks out after being hacked on Facebook (Picture: Getty Images) Katie Price might have been swanning around the beaches in Thailand earlier this month. But it seems she has come back home..
WorldNews - Published

Australia PM calls for social media crackdown

australia pm calls for social media crackdown
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for global restrictions on social media following the Christchurch mosque attacks. Facebook and other firms have been criticised for failing to block..
WorldNews - Published

New Zealand mosque attack: 200 watched live-stream of massacre, video was viewed 4,000 times before it was taken off

In the week since 50 people died in the New Zealand mosque terror attacks, social media giants like Facebook and YouTube have faced global criticism for regulations on content that are not strict..
Firstpost - Published

No one reported massacre video: Facebook

None of the 200 people who watched the Christchurch massacre broadcast live on Facebook reported it to the social media giant.
SBS - Published

Small California Town Says It's Experiencing A Safety Crisis Over 'Super Bloom' Tourists

small california town says it's experiencing a safety crisis over 'super bloom' tourists
The small town of Lake Elsinore has become so popular it's now a crisis after tens of thousands of tourists flocked to the area to see the "super bloom" of vivid orange poppies in the California desert..
WorldNews - Published

Wall St. advances ahead of Fed policy meeting

Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to "patient"..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand shooting: Facebook faces advertising boycott over live-stream

Business groups say Facebook must take steps to prevent more live-streamed carnage
CBS News - Published

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