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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company. It is 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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Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle U.S. discrimination suits

Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and "harmful" practices, the company and U.S. civil rights groups said on..
Reuters - Published

Conservatives suspend 25 more members for posting Islamophobic or racist comments on Facebook

Comments include one person joking about entering a mosque with a rifle
Independent - Published

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Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos [Video]Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos

According to Business Insider, "Facebook rejected the idea of putting a time delay on live videos to stop harmful content, such as the New Zealand mosque shootings, being broadcast to its billions of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire? [Video]How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire?

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. He has said he asks himself the same question every time he's considering a new hire. What's the question? According to Business Insider the question is: "Would..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks [Video]NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks

New Zealand's Foreign Minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch. Emily Wither..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination [Video]Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination

As part of a settlement, the company said it's creating a separate portal for housing, employment and credit ads.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies [Video]Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies

President Trump called vaguely for action to be taken against social media companies, saying "we have to do something." At a press conference, the president repeated allegations, without proof, of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle [Video]Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle

According to a report by Gizmodo, on Tuesday, Facebook announced that after an 18-month-long court battle and years of fierce criticism, the social media giant will stop allowing housing, jobs, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

"There is collusion" on social media: Trump

President Trump said on Tuesday he thinks social media platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter are colluding against him and other conservative voices. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race [Video]Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race

Watch Tuesday night's full episode of Raw Politics

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 49:19Published

Instagram launches shopping feature [Video]Instagram launches shopping feature

Instagram launched on Tuesday a new checkout feature that allows uers to shop for apparel without leaving the app. As Fred Katayama reports, it's the latest platform to try to compete with Amazon and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting [Video]New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting

New Zealand's prime minister is putting pressure on social media companies after parts of a deadly mosque attack were livestreamed on Facebook.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting [Video]Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos [Video]Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos

According to Gizmodo, Youtube scrambled this weekend to remove horrific videos of a gunman opening fire in two mosques in New Zealand. The alleged shooter is now in custody after he killed at least 51..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting [Video]Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag. Fred Katayama reports.

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Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman [Video]Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman

Locals were mystified after strange “whirlpool holes” in the sky appeared over UAE and Oman this weekend. Images and videos posted to Twitter and Facebook show a large circular patch in the sky,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach [Video]Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach

Marine biologists were stunned to find that a dead male Cuvier’s beaked whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested more than 80 pounds of plastic bags. The D’Bone Collector Museum in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50 [Video]New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50

Authorities say they're working to confirm identities and causes of death "as quickly and as sensitively as possible."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense' [Video]New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense'

New Zealand says that any possession or sharing of a video showing an attack at a mosque that killed at least 50 people, has been classed as an offence. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:28Published

Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video [Video]Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video

New York (CNN Business ) Facebook and other social media companies fought to stop videos of the New Zealand mosque attacks from spreading on their sites. Facebook said Sunday that it removed 1.5..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Facebook Board Member Denies He Met Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower [Video]Facebook Board Member Denies He Met Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

According to Business Insider, a prominent Silicon Valley investor and Facebook board member has denied claims that he met with a Cambridge Analytica representative as early as 2016. The Observer..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Facebook Says It Removed 1.5 Million Videos of Christchurch Massacre Within 24 Hours [Video]Facebook Says It Removed 1.5 Million Videos of Christchurch Massacre Within 24 Hours

Facebook said on Saturday night that within 24 hours of a horrific attack on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed at least 50 people and wounded dozens of others on March 15, it had blocked..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Cambridge Analytica Academic Sues Facebook For Making Him Their 'Scapegoat' [Video]Cambridge Analytica Academic Sues Facebook For Making Him Their 'Scapegoat'

Aleksandr Kogan created an app that enabled Cambridge Analytica to collect personal details of millions of Facebook users. Now, he's suing Facebook for defamation for when it said he lied about how the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Australia Bans Milo Yiannopoulos [Video]Australia Bans Milo Yiannopoulos

The career of Milo Yiannopoulos took another hit on Saturday when the Australian government canceled a visa it had granted just a week ago to the heavily indebted right-wing troll for a speaking tour..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Social Media Giants Criticized For Slow Response To Viral New Zealand Video [Video]Social Media Giants Criticized For Slow Response To Viral New Zealand Video

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, global leaders criticized social media giants Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their handling of extremist content on their platforms, after video footage..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

 

Tommy Robinson contempt of court hearing over Facebook video delayed

Ex-EDL leader faces up to two years in prison if found guilty
Independent - Published

ACLU reaches settlement with Facebook on discriminatory ads

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Tuesday as part of a settlement with Facebook Inc the social network will make changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in..
Reuters - Published

Wall St. advances ahead of Fed policy meeting

Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to "patient"..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street ends higher, with biggest boost from banks

Banks helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week's Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to "patient" monetary..
Reuters - Published

Facebook plans more fact-checking ahead of European Parliament election

Facebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its fact-checking, a senior executive..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street treads water as Boeing, Facebook weigh; Fed meeting on tap

U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Monday, with losses in Boeing and Facebook limiting gains while investors waited for the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later this week for further..
Reuters - Published

Facebook allows far-right group Britain First to set up new pages and buy adverts despite vow to combat extremism

Paul Golding used page to spread conspiracy theory over New Zealand terror attack
Independent - Published

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media, as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of last week's mass shooting in Christchurch that was livestreamed on..
Reuters - Published

Facebook says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mosque attack

Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.
Reuters - Published

NZ Prime Minister wants to discuss live streaming with Facebook

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has sent condolences over the shootings at two mosques that killed 50 people, some of which were..
Reuters - Published

Ely Sainsbury's cat Garfield holds 'book signing'

ely sainsbury's cat garfield holds 'book signing'
The cat, called Garfield, has 5,000 Facebook followers and a new book about his adventures in a supermarket.
BBC News - Published

Facebook, social media criticized as slow to stop New Zealand video

Global leaders criticized social media giants Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their handling of extremist content on their platforms on Friday, after video footage of mass shootings at two mosques..
Reuters - Published

17 minutes of carnage: how New Zealand gunman broadcast his killings on Facebook

A gunman who killed 49 people at two New Zealand mosques live-streamed the attacks on Facebook for 17 minutes using an app designed for extreme sports enthusiasts, with copies still being shared on..
Reuters - Published

Social media firms under scrutiny over NZ shooting footage

Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared..
Reuters - Published

Facebook readies AI tech to combat 'revenge porn'

Facebook Inc said on Friday it would use artificial intelligence to combat the spread of intimate photos shared without people's permission, sometimes called "revenge porn," on its social networks.
Reuters - Published

Facebook takes steps against 'revenge porn'

Facebook Inc is introducing a new detection technology to stop the spread of intimate photos posted on Facebook or Instagram without people's permission, sometimes called "revenge porn," the company..
Reuters - Published

Social media platforms say they are taking action to remove NZ shooting content

Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter said on Friday they would take down content involving mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people and wounded more than 20.
Reuters - Published

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

facebook loses chief product officer and whatsapp head
The two resignations come a week after Mark Zuckerberg outlined plans for a "privacy-focused" platform.
BBC News - Published

Tina Malone: Shameless star avoids jail after revealing James Bulger killer Jon Venables' new identity

Malone shared a post on Facebook which purportedly included an image of Venables and his new name
Independent - Published

Tina Malone admits 'Bulger killer photo' Facebook post

tina malone admits 'bulger killer photo' facebook post
Ex-Shameless star Tina Malone earlier pleaded guilty to the charge of contempt of court.
BBC News - Published

In Indonesia, Facebook and Twitter are 'buzzer' battlegrounds as elections loom

Almost every day, "Janda", a self-described Indonesian housewife with 2,000 Twitter followers, dispenses lifestyle tips, complains about city life, and praises how the government of President Joko..
Reuters - Published

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