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This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
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May 16, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By Isabel Debre and Raphael Satter, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher,...
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Arnulfo Ochoa, the father of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez.
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May 16, 2019 - 1:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant woman who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police and family members said. The newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody...
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, is greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron, center right, as she arrives at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
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May 15, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Sylvie Corbet and Masha MacPherson, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Facebook toughened its livestreaming policies Wednesday as it prepared to huddle with world leaders and other tech CEOs in Paris to find ways to keep social media from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and...
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WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets.
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May 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets. The encrypted messaging service, owned by Facebook, said Monday that it had...
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Austin Jones
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May 04, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- YouTube singer Austin Jones has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for asking underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves to prove that they're fans. Jones, 26, crooned a capella covers of popular songs and performed on tour nationwide...
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Tesla (TSLA) doesn't exactly do "early," but this is a little nuts.
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April 24, 2019 - 6:51 pm
By Seth Fiegerman, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook is bracing for a massive fine from federal regulators after a year of data privacy scandals. Facebook said Wednesday that it expects an ongoing investigation from the Federal Trade Commission could result in fines ranging from $3 billion to $5...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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