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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
CNN Wire
Melony Roy
November 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Facebook and Instagram users have reporters issues accessing their accounts Tuesday morning. Facebook posted on Twitter that it is aware of the issues "the Facebook family of apps" is experiencing and is working to resolve them as soon as possible. DownDetector...
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Chinedu Okobi and his family
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November 20, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Chris Boyette and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) — The sister of an unarmed black man who died after being tased by California deputies last month says police video of the incident contradicts official accounts of how he died. Chinedu Okobi, 36, died on October 3 in Millbrae, a city about 30...
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The conservative public affairs firm that worked for Facebook, and spread opposition research about its critics and competitors, tried to get one journalist to do a story suggesting the editors of Apple's news application were biased against Republicans.
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November 16, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- The conservative public affairs firm that worked for Facebook, and spread opposition research about the social media company's critics and competitors, tried to get at least one journalist to do a story suggesting that the editors of Apple's news...
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 In this Oct. 17, 2018 file photo, a man works at his desk in front of monitors during a demonstration in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
November 06, 2018 - 5:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts and is investigating them in...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
AP Photo/Michael Conroy
November 05, 2018 - 10:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers. CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist. Asked before leaving for campaign rallies...
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October 25, 2018 - 12:26 pm
(CNN) -- UK authorities have hit Facebook with the maximum possible fine over its Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the penalty is tiny. The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office announced the £500,000 ($645,000) fine on Thursday, saying that Facebook failed to safeguard user data and...
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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.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
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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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 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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