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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

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Boris Johnson marks start of Poppy Appeal [Video]

Boris Johnson marks start of Poppy Appeal

Boris Johnson recieves the Royal British Legion outside Number 10 as the remembrance poppy goes on sale to the public tomorrow. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Niall Horan to perform special gig at the Royal Albert Hall [Video]

Niall Horan to perform special gig at the Royal Albert Hall

Singer Niall Horan is to perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall in a special gig to help his crew. Niall told ITN that all profits will go to the self-employed crew who have struggled financially..

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Marcus Rashford responds to criticism of his campaign [Video]

Marcus Rashford responds to criticism of his campaign

Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford has responded to criticism of his FareShare campaign to ensure free school meals for children. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at..

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First Minister Drakeford announces start of lockdown [Video]

First Minister Drakeford announces start of lockdown

First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has announced the start of Wales' seventeen-day lockdown. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Venues step in to help Rashford school meals campaign [Video]

Venues step in to help Rashford school meals campaign

Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half term, after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford. The..

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlines new restrictions fra [Video]

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlines new restrictions fra

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has outlined a new four level framework of restrictions which will be applied locally and nationally. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at..

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Migrants kept in cold, cramped conditions in Dover facility [Video]

Migrants kept in cold, cramped conditions in Dover facility

Migrants arriving into the UK, after crossing the English Channel, are being processed in what resembles a “rubble-strewn building site”. An inspection of the short-term immigration detention..

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Presidential Debate Highlights: Who Won the Final Showdown? [Video]

Presidential Debate Highlights: Who Won the Final Showdown?

In a less chaotic second, and final, presidential debate some people are calling the threat of a mute button the real overall winner. This showdown between the pair was a calmer and more restrained..

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Chief EU Negotiator Bariner leaves London after talks [Video]

Chief EU Negotiator Bariner leaves London after talks

Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier has left London after today's Brexit negotiations with Sir David Frost. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Agriculture Secretary Eustice outlines government fisheries [Video]

Agriculture Secretary Eustice outlines government fisheries

Secretary of State for Agriculture George Eustice has said the government's stance on fishing waters will be negotiated with the EU as a whole rather than individual members. Report by Odonovanc. Like..

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Barclay responds to Rashford's volunteering [Video]

Barclay responds to Rashford's volunteering

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Stephen Barclay responds to Marcus Rashford's continued campaign for free school meals. He states the best way to feed children is to protect parents' jobs. Report by..

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Agriculture Secretary Eustice announces new sewage testing [Video]

Agriculture Secretary Eustice announces new sewage testing

Secretary of State for Agriculture George Eustice has announced a new water testing scheme where waste water from treatment plants will be tested for Covid-19. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook..

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Scope of support not 'wide enough' says Shadow Chancellor [Video]

Scope of support not 'wide enough' says Shadow Chancellor

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds says the latest update to the jobs scheme to protect workers losing income due to restrictions is still not "wide enough" as some workers will be excluded. Report by..

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Barclay highlights continuity of support [Video]

Barclay highlights continuity of support

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Stephen Barclay has addressed the continuity of financial support for Greater Manchester. He states Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham was seeking an agreement on..

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Dodds: Regional tiered restrictions a 'chaotic situation' [Video]

Dodds: Regional tiered restrictions a 'chaotic situation'

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has called the current regional restrictions framework a "chaotic situation" which creates division. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News [Video]

Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News

CBS aired clips of both Trump and Biden's upcoming '60 Minutes' interviews, and then Trump delivered on his promise and posted the full interview video to Facebook. Also is a pro-Trump documentary..

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Trump posts raw footage of '60 Minutes' interview [Video]

Trump posts raw footage of '60 Minutes' interview

[NFA] The White House on Thursday released raw footage from an interview that U.S. President Donald Trump did with "60 Minutes" reporter Lesley Stahl, breaking an agreement to keep material from the..

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Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News [Video]

Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News

With less than two weeks to go before the election, the distributor of a pro-Trump documentary claims the film is being muzzled by Amazon and Facebook.

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Labour gives its verdict on Sunak's financial measures [Video]

Labour gives its verdict on Sunak's financial measures

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has said the government needed to be "far quicker" at delivering new financial measures for businesses in Tier 2 coronavirus areas to avoid "unnecessary economic..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:41Published
Barnier greeted by 'Trump' as he arrives for Brexit talks [Video]

Barnier greeted by 'Trump' as he arrives for Brexit talks

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was greeted by a Donald Trump impersonator as he arrived for Brexit trade talks with his UK counterpart Lord Frost in London this afternoon. Report by..

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Liverpool hospitals treating more Covid patients than April [Video]

Liverpool hospitals treating more Covid patients than April

Hospitals in Liverpool are treating more coronavirus patients than they were during the peak of the first wave of the pandemic, Dr Tristan Cope, medical director of Liverpool University Hospitals NHS..

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Facebook admits to incorrectly labeling #EndSARS content as misinformation [Video]

Facebook admits to incorrectly labeling #EndSARS content as misinformation

"We apologise for letting down our community", said a Facebook spokesperson after the company admitted that Instagram posts in support of #EndSARS were incorrectly labeled as misleading.View on..

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Facebook bans QAnon conspiracy theory accounts across all platforms

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Biden is removing attack ads against Trump but the Trump campaign isn't following suit.
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Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey will be quizzed by senators.
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Trump ads push baseless Biden earpiece conspiracy

New Facebook advertising paid for by the Trump campaign makes unfounded claims about his opponent.
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A woman posts photos found on a phone in the sea and reunites the mobile with its owner.
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The company's oversight board - which can overrule Mark Zuckerberg - begins work in mid-October.
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Tommy DeVito, Original Four Seasons Member, Dead at 92 from COVID

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National Party MP Anne Webster sued a conspiracy theorist over a series of defamatory Facebook posts.
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Facebook boosts power and cuts price of VR headset

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Kim K, Leo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx & Others Vow to 'Freeze' IG for a Day

Kim Kardashian, Leonardo DiCaprio and a bunch of other celebs are banning together to make Facebook stop and listen ... by putting its biggest attraction on ice for a bit. A massive amount of stars are..
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Kim Kardashian West joins Facebook and Instagram boycott

Dozens of celebrities announce they will freeze their accounts to protest against hate speech.
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Putin apology to Serbia over Russian spokeswoman Zakharova

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Frenchman Alain Cocq accepts palliative care after bid to livestream death

Alain Cocq's decision to eat again comes after Facebook blocked him from livestreaming his own death.
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Alain Cocq wanted to start Facebook livestreaming his final days on Saturday morning.
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Facebook to freeze political ads before US presidential election

Its chief Mark Zuckerberg says he is worried about "the risk of civil unrest across the country".
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Facebook caught in India political storm

The ruling party and the opposition both accuse Facebook of bias amid hate speech allegations.
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Facebook and Twitter 'dismantle Russian network'

Facebook said the accounts sought to "target public debate in the US" but "had very little reach".
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Facebook threatens news sharing ban in Australia

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Facebook blocks Thai access to group critical of monarchy

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Facebook agrees to pay France €106m in back taxes

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QAnon: Facebook takes action on conspiracy groups

Facebook removes and restricts thousands of groups and accounts dedicated to promoting the conspiracy theory.
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Facebook algorithm recommending Holocaust denial and fascist content, report finds

Researchers accuse social media giant of treating content as 'debate over facts' rather than antisemitism
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Egypt Facebook page raises hopes for missing children

After years searching in vain, a father's nightmare is brought to an end using an unlikely source.
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Suspended Tory councillor loses job after blaming immigrants and 'BAME community' for local lockdown

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Facebook Sleuth Group Started to Crack Carole Baskin Husband's Case

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Facebook removes Trump's 'Covid misinformation' post

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The social media giant vows to appeal against the Brazilian Supreme Court ruling.
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Australia unveils plan to force Google and Facebook to pay for news

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