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Paul Kurtz
October 21, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- From New Jersey to California, underfunded teachers are turning to social media to get the supplies they need. "A Newton’s Law Kit, circuit games, there's also Crayola Model Magic, so we can build diagrams and solar system models," said Valerie Potero, a science...
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Workers gather and sit and their desks during a demonstration in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
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October 18, 2018 - 8:23 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve center the social network has set up to combat fake accounts and...
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The logo of social networking site Facebook is reflected on the screen of a smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard.
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October 16, 2018 - 9:43 am
(CBS News) -- Facebook is cracking down on the spread of false information in the final weeks before the midterm elections. The world's largest social network says it will ban fake content designed to suppress voter turnout. The announcement comes just two weeks after Facebook says hackers...
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October 12, 2018 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago. Twenty-nine million...
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October 12, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business (CNN) -- You're in the market for a new home, and are chatting with your realtor on Facebook Messenger. Next time you log on to look at your timeline, there's a banner at the top of the screen: Based on information from your bank, it looks like you could be approved...
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Richard Blong
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 11, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A Horsham, Montgomery County man is charged with using social media to proposition underage girls for photos, allegedly even meeting up in-person with one teenager. Richard Blong, 27, is accused of contacting three girls, ages 14-17, on Facebook and trading...
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This image provided by Facebook shows the company's product called Portal.
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October 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Michael Liedtke and Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive. But it's unclear if people will open their homes to an...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Matty Nev Luby holds up her phone in front of a ring light she uses to lip-sync with the smartphone app Musical.ly, in Wethersfield, Conn.
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October 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
By Matt O'Brien and Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writers WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-...
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The logo of social networking site Facebook is reflected on the screen of a smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard.
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Melony Roy
September 28, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Facebook says its engineering team recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. The company says an investigation, while still in its early stages, has revealed that hackers exploited a vulnerability that impacted its "View As"...
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This undated product image provided by Oculus shows the virtual reality headset Quest, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled at an Oculus conference on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.
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September 26, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it's appropriate his company's next VR headset will be called Quest. The headset from Facebook's Oculus division will be a stand-alone device that won't require...
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