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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.

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Lucy McHugh: How a Facebook password trapped a killer

A murder suspect was kept in custody while police conducted one of the UK's "largest-ever" searches.
BBC News - Published

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following an air strike

Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike, according to a post on the Mitiga airport authority's Facebook..
Reuters - Published

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G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing digital giants [Video]G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing digital giants

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors agreed that large tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple can be taxed in the countries in which they make money, even without being..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:45Published

Breastfeeding Woman Asked To Cover Up On KLM Plane [Video]Breastfeeding Woman Asked To Cover Up On KLM Plane

Last month, a woman named Shelby Angel took a Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) plane with her 1-year-old daughter. They were traveling from from San Francisco to Amsterdam. When she started breastfeeding her..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

World policymakers voice concern over Facebook cryptocurrency [Video]World policymakers voice concern over Facebook cryptocurrency

G7 finance ministers and the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday all added to the chorus of concerned voices about Facebook's new cryptocurrency. Jane Lanhee Lee reports

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Who Will Regulate Facebook Crypto Currency? [Video]Who Will Regulate Facebook Crypto Currency?

Business Insider reports that David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, testified in front of the Senate on Thursday. Marcus stated that the Libra Association will oversee Libra and be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Bitcoin Tumbles [Video]Bitcoin Tumbles

Bitcoin has plunged 16% after a bruising day in Congress for Facebook's digital coin, Libra. "Facebook has burned down the house over and over and called every arson a learning experience," Sen...

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Senator John Kennedy Questions Facebook's Values [Video]Senator John Kennedy Questions Facebook's Values

Sen. John Kennedy recently talked about Facebook at the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. According to Business Insider, he suggested Facebook was undermining effective..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

IG UH OH: Instagram Down For Thousands Of Users [Video]IG UH OH: Instagram Down For Thousands Of Users

Instagram is down for thousands of users around the world, according to website-outage trackers. Many on Twitter also posted that they were experiencing issues with Instagram. Facebook, Instagram, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Disney Heiress Went Undercover At Disney And Discovered Work Conditions [Video]Disney Heiress Went Undercover At Disney And Discovered Work Conditions

Disney heiress Abigail Disney recently went undercover to Disney parks and found workers struggling. According to CNN, she was inspired to go undercover after a worker sent her a Facebook message...

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A rising chorus against Facebook's new currency [Video]A rising chorus against Facebook's new currency

Facebook will be defending its new cryptocurrency Libra before Congress as more voices join the chorus of opposition. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

As ties Russia deteriorate, Georgia tourist numbers fall [Video]As ties Russia deteriorate, Georgia tourist numbers fall

Facebook campaign to draw other tourists to Georgia hatched as Russian arrivals slow.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

U.S. may bite back after France taxes tech firms [Video]U.S. may bite back after France taxes tech firms

France has voted to put an extra 3% tax on tech firms, and Washington is already thinking about whether to retaliate. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court [Video]Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

Tommy Robinson has been jailed for nine months at the Old Bailey for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook which featured defendants in a criminal trial.

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Facebook's cryptocurrency raises 'serious concerns'- Powell [Video]Facebook's cryptocurrency raises 'serious concerns'- Powell

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

German rescue ship heading to Italian port with 65 migrants onboard [Video]German rescue ship heading to Italian port with 65 migrants onboard

“We are now on our way to Lampedusa. We do not get intimidated by an interior minister, but we are heading to the next safe port," the NGO said on Facebook.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:51Published

Protesters to lawmakers: ‘Close the camps’ [Video]Protesters to lawmakers: ‘Close the camps’

Protesters are marching in cities across the country on Tuesday demanding the closure of detention facilities holding migrant children and families. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Trump Happy Dems Have Joined Him In Fight Against Big Tech [Video]Trump Happy Dems Have Joined Him In Fight Against Big Tech

US President Donald Trump is happy the Democrats have joined him in a fight against big tech. Trump says Democrats going against tech is "sort of an amazing thing." Business Insider reports that..

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Zuckerberg says Facebook looking at ways to police deepfake content [Video]Zuckerberg says Facebook looking at ways to police deepfake content

The social media platform was criticised last month for not removing an altered video of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which had been slowed so she appeared to be slurring.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:38Published

Jada Pinkett Smith: On Women Being Attracted To Married Men [Video]Jada Pinkett Smith: On Women Being Attracted To Married Men

“Extra’s” Renee Bargh sat down with Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Jones as they promoted Jada's Facebook show “Red Table Talk.” One of the topics that has been..

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NY Governor Cuomo Orders Probe Into Facebook's Advertising Scheme [Video]NY Governor Cuomo Orders Probe Into Facebook's Advertising Scheme

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants the Dep. of Financial Services to investigate a state-regulated advertiser. The issue was whether they were using Facebook Inc’s advertising platform in a discriminatory..

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Mark Zuckerberg Argues Against Separating Facebook From WhatsApp And Instagram [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Argues Against Separating Facebook From WhatsApp And Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg Argues Against Separating Facebook From WhatsApp And Instagram

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Facebook Agrees Hand Over Data To French Courts Involving Hate Speech [Video]Facebook Agrees Hand Over Data To French Courts Involving Hate Speech

According to Gizmodo.com, "France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy..

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Donald Trump Takes Aim At Facebook And Google In Fox Interview [Video]Donald Trump Takes Aim At Facebook And Google In Fox Interview

According to a report by Digital Trends, on Wednesday, President Donald Trump claimed that the US government 'should be suing Google and Facebook.' In an interview on Fox Business, Trump reportedly..

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Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest [Video]Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest

Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and expectations that Facebook's Libra could turn..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Georgia sheriffs save a baby found in a plastic bag [Video]Georgia sheriffs save a baby found in a plastic bag

A baby being referred to as "Baby India" by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) on Facebook was found alive inside a plastic bag in Georgia on June 6. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects [Video]Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects

In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges. Lisa Bernhard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

 

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: airport statement

The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Thursday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page.
Reuters - Published

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military

A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from..
Reuters - Published

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not..
Reuters - Published

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan

Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company..
Reuters - Published

Man fined for begging in Coventry gets council cleaning job

Some people on Facebook called for the Coventry City Council fines to be "outlawed".
BBC News - Published

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.
BBC News - Published

Judge blocks Trump ex-adviser Stone from social media post

A federal judge on Tuesday barred U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, from making any posts on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag..
Reuters - Published

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries

Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying..
Reuters - Published

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch

Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are..
Reuters - Published

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin.
Reuters - Published

Cambridge Analytica: 'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'

The reported fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission on a tech company.
BBC News - Published

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar..
Reuters - Published

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ

The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall..
Reuters - Published

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves..
Reuters - Published

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