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Tim Jimenez
March 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg says changes are coming, and the focus will be on users' privacy, in a long post called "A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking." Zuckerberg says the way things are going, a lot more people are gravitating...
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Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California court recently decided whether the police have the right to make you open your cell phone — with your face. California police wanted to access Facebook Messenger communications as part of an investigation, so...
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Karly Domb Sadof/AP Photo, File
February 22, 2019 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called "App Events" allows app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook...
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Three online video channels designed to appeal to millennials have collected tens of millions of views on Facebook since September.
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February 18, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, Drew Griffin, Curt Devine and Atika Shubert, CNN (CNN) -- Three online video channels designed to appeal to millennials have collected tens of millions of views on Facebook since September. But the pages pushing the videos do not disclose that they are backed by the Russian...
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February 17, 2019 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the U.K., and called for greater oversight of social media companies. The report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites followed an...
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Kristen Johanson
February 04, 2019 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors will be back in court Tuesday to decide the fate of a Philadelphia man prosecutors call a "predator" of transgender women. Matthew White, 34, is accused of targeting and robbing transgender escorts and killing one's boyfriend two years ago. The defense say he...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo shows the Facebook app icon on an iPhone in New York. Apple says it has banned a Facebook-made app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their data.
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January 30, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's app store and its tighter rules on privacy. The tech blog TechCrunch reported...
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Kristen Johanson
January 28, 2019 - 8:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The trial of a man accused of murdering another and preying on transgender women began Monday, and authorities say they linked him to the crime through Facebook. Prosecutors say Matthew White shot and killed Barry Jones, the boyfriend of a transgender woman who worked...
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This Nov. 1, 2017 file photo shows prints of some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee.
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January 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds...
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Facebook ended 2018 plagued by negative headlines about data privacy and controversial PR tactics.
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January 09, 2019 - 9:05 am
By Seth Fiegerman, CNN Business (CNN) -- In 2018, Mark Zuckerberg made it his New Year's resolution to fix Facebook. Then Facebook ended the year plagued by negative headlines about data privacy and controversial PR tactics. Zuckerberg's 2019 resolution may prove challenging too. Instead of...
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