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A sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
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AP News
September 20, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Rally for Justice Coalition talking to reporters.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 8:20 pm
A coalition of black clergy and activist leaders met with Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia police at City Hall on Monday to turn up the pressure months after hundreds of Philadelphia cops were linked to racist Facebook posts.
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April 18, 2017: A conference worker passes a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
Noah Berger/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 06, 2019 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech...
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Russian message in a bottle
Tyler Ivanoff via AP
August 19, 2019 - 10:41 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage, television station...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a review of social media accounts landed dozens of Philadelphia police officers in hot water, a new effort has taken a closer look at cops' social media posts in the suburbs. Of some of the images and posts found by watchdog group The Plain View...
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Jamal Lewis
Courtesy of Jamal Lewis
Flashpoint
August 02, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jamal Lewis doesn't consider himself to be "that brave." Originally from South Philly, Lewis has lived in Johnstown for two years. As a black man living in the western Pennsylvania town — which is nearly 80 percent white — he said it has been interesting, to say the...
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Philadelphia police officers
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven Philadelphia police officers linked to the racist Facebook investigation have resigned, just a few weeks after Philadelphia's police commissioner announced 13 cops would be fired. A spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed the names of officers...
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Rally for Justice Coalition
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Shara Dae Howard
July 28, 2019 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was more fallout Sunday following the discovery of allegedly racist and offensive Facebook posts made by Philadelphia police officers. “We can't tolerate it. We must stand our ground,” said Melissa Robbins said to a crowd of community members attending the Rally...
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In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo, File
July 24, 2019 - 8:45 am
By Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited...
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