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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, 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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U.S. negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook: report

The U.S. government and Facebook Inc are negotiating a settlement over the company's privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine, the Washington Post..
Reuters - Published

Moldovan election prompts Facebook to remove accounts

moldovan election prompts facebook to remove accounts
Facebook removes 200 questionable accounts - some of which were linked to government employees.
BBC News - Published

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Sudan's women expose 'injustice' on Facebook [Video]Sudan's women expose 'injustice' on Facebook

They're unmasking violent behaviour of Sudan's security forces on the women-only Facebook group 'Minbar Chat'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Facebook Moderators Revolt [Video]Facebook Moderators Revolt

Facebook is in trouble again regarding their work conditions. This time, content moderators are pushing back against what they deem new 'Big Brother'-style rules." Business Insider reports that in an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Alarmed By Anti-Vaxxers, Facebook Considers Crackdown [Video]Alarmed By Anti-Vaxxers, Facebook Considers Crackdown

Facebook may be cracking down on anti-vaxxers who post their content on the social network. Business Insider reports Facebook said Thursday that that it may remove, reduce, and demote anti-vaccination..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Facebook Cancels Another Political Infuencer [Video]Facebook Cancels Another Political Infuencer

Facebook is cracking down on political influencers. Once again the social media network has banned a multitude of fake accounts that were attemptin to influence politics in Moldova. The social network..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Norfolk Naval Shipyard In Virginia On Lockdown After Active Shooter Reports [Video]Norfolk Naval Shipyard In Virginia On Lockdown After Active Shooter Reports

According to Reuters, Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia, was on lockdown on Thursday after initial reports of an active shooter situation. On Facebook, the shipyard said that “All..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Teen Who Walked On Life Support Dies [Video]Teen Who Walked On Life Support Dies

(CNN)Zei Uwadia, a teenage girl who defied expectations by walking while on life support, has died, according to a Facebook post by her mother. The teen had returned home from Children's Mercy Hospital..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Walmart Use In Store Wedding To Advertise Job Opening [Video]Walmart Use In Store Wedding To Advertise Job Opening

A Walmart in Berlin posted a Facebook video of a wedding ceremony between two staff members in the store. Alongside the video the caption said, “Join our winning team here in Berlin and maybe..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:49Published

Florida Woman Warns KKK Will Burn Crosses For Black Deputy Who Arrested Her [Video]Florida Woman Warns KKK Will Burn Crosses For Black Deputy Who Arrested Her

Volusia County Sheriff's Office shared this video on Facebook of a racist woman threatening to burn the black deputy who arrested her and his family.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:00Published

Instagram Fitness Influencer Scammer [Video]Instagram Fitness Influencer Scammer

According to Business Insider, "Brittany Dawn Davis, a fitness influencer on Instagram, is being accused of not sending people the products they purchased. Davis offers individualized coaching sessions..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Moscovites show off their snowman building skills [Video]Moscovites show off their snowman building skills

More than 1000 Moscovites bring paint, clothes, and shovels to adorn snowmen for "The Battle of the Snowmen" contest at Moscow's Palace of Pioneers. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Growth, trade worries sink stocks [Video]Growth, trade worries sink stocks

Wall Street stocks sank on Thursday as worries that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal by a March 1 deadline intensified earlier concerns about slowing global economic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Facebook To Launch Tool That Pings Users To Donate Blood [Video]Facebook To Launch Tool That Pings Users To Donate Blood

Facebook has a blood donation tool in 4 countries that lets users give and ask for blood by way of a feature akin to the "ask for recommendations" tool. The company is gearing up to launch the tool in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Germany Places New Demands On Facebook [Video]Germany Places New Demands On Facebook

According to a report by CNN Business, on Thursday, Germany's antitrust office ruled that Facebook is abusing its virtual monopoly in social media by combining data from Instagram, WhatsApp and third..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

German Minister Accuses Facebook Of Collecting Data Far Beyond Its Platform [Video]German Minister Accuses Facebook Of Collecting Data Far Beyond Its Platform

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, German Justice Minister Katarina Barley welcomed a crackdown by Germany's antitrust watchdog on Facebook's data collection practices, stating that the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

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Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson addresses the Progressive Centre UK think tank at the Whitechapel Gallery, east London. Mr Watson called for greater regulation in the tech industry, and vehemently..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published

Marie Kondo-esque Twitter Unfollow Plugin Sparks Joy [Video]Marie Kondo-esque Twitter Unfollow Plugin Sparks Joy

You don't have to wait until the weather warms up to start your Spring cleaning—especially when it comes to Twitter. Julius Tarng, a former Facebook product designer, launched "Tokimeki Unfollow."..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Snap's numbers give investors reason to cheer [Video]Snap's numbers give investors reason to cheer

Snap on Tuesday said the number of people using its Snapchat app was flat, beating Wall Street projections that it would continue to lose users to rival Facebook's Instagram, helping shares to soar...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

Cryptocurrency exchange locked out of $140 million [Video]Cryptocurrency exchange locked out of $140 million

Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX says it can't access $140 million after its CEO unexpectedly died. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Facebook Bans Armed Rebel Groups [Video]Facebook Bans Armed Rebel Groups

Facebook made a major political move recently as turbulent ethnic clashes and a labyrinth of civil wars continue to plague Myanmar, Facebook banned four armed groups based in the country from using the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Mark Zuckerberg Stoked Anger By Trying To Deflect Facebook's Problems On 'The Internet' [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Stoked Anger By Trying To Deflect Facebook's Problems On 'The Internet'

Mark Zuckerberg has angered commentators by seeming to conflate Facebook with the internet at large. In a post marking Facebook's 15th birthday, Zuckerberg on Monday tried to emphasize the positive. He..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Google earnings soar but concerns rise too [Video]Google earnings soar but concerns rise too

Google parent Alphabet posted a big jump in earnings Monday, but shares sank as investors focused on a sharp rise in spending. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Facebook results beat Wall Street, shares jump [Video]Facebook results beat Wall Street, shares jump

Facebook easily beat Wall Street’s profit estimates when it reported earnings Wednesday, soothing investor concerns about rising costs amid a slew of privacy-related scandals. Chris Dignam has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: NYT [Video]Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: NYT

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services and incorporate end-to-end encryption..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Former Facebook Employees Talk About Facebook's Culture [Video]Former Facebook Employees Talk About Facebook's Culture

CNBC recently released a report with former Facebook employees revealing their insight on the company. According to Business Insider, some said the internal culture was “cult-like.” They former..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

 

U.S. judge keeps documents secret in Facebook encryption case

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a bid by two civil rights groups that had sought to force the release of documents describing a secret U.S. government effort to compel Facebook Inc to decrypt voice..
Reuters - Published

Facebook toughens political ad policies in India ahead of election

Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country's general elections due before May, the social media giant said late..
Reuters - Published

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