Facebook

Zahmir White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 16, 2019 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday was the first full day of the trial against 19-year-old Zahmir White, who is accused of murdering a 16-year-old last Easter along South Street. Throughout just one day, there were arguments in the hallway, someone held in contempt, and a few scoldings from the...
Read More
A dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand.
Vitisak Payalaw via AP
April 16, 2019 - 9:35 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that...
Read More
AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File
April 14, 2019 - 5:21 pm
(AP) - Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday. All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were affected by the outage. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook had been down since 6:30 a.m. EST in much of the world, with...
Read More
A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
Read More
In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for social media giant Facebook, appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 11:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook says it will use artificial intelligence to help find profiles of people who have died, so their friends and family members won't get, for instance, painful reminders about their birthday. The social network said Tuesday that it is also adding a "tributes" section to...
Read More
Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer
Ben Margot/AP, file
April 08, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public this year, hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory filing Monday that it will put about 75 million shares up for sale at a price...
Read More
In this April 18, 2017 file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
Noah Berger/AP Photo, File
April 08, 2019 - 9:18 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The U.K. unveiled plans on Monday to vastly increase government oversight of social media companies, with a first of its kind watchdog that could fine executives or even ban companies if they fail to block content such as terrorist propaganda or...
Read More
Joe Lamberti/Courier Post-USA TODAY NETWORK
David Madden
April 05, 2019 - 4:56 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A Facebook page that makes derogatory comments about Orthodox Jews in Ocean County has prompted the New Jersey Attorney General’s office to step in. The director of the state’s Division on Civil Rights fired off a letter to Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg...
Read More
Facebook is facing housing discrimination charges from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 28, 2019 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments. The civil...
Read More
In this March 13, 2019, file photo Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps are are displayed on an iPhone in New York.
Jenny Kane/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
By Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The company previously allowed such material even though it has long banned white supremacists. The social...
Read More

Pages