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Facebook (FB) 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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Trump Facebook feuds: Americans brace for partisan warfare with friends, family in 2020

If you thought the Trump Facebook feuds that raged in 2016 were bad, just wait. The 2020 presidential election has a message for us: 'Hold my beer.'
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Facebook disinformation in the 2020 presidential election: What you can do to stop its spread

Fake Trump post? Liberal hoax?Facebook disinformation in the 2020 presidential election will be a major problem. What you can do to stop its spread.
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Al Jazeera's Feud With Facebook: We're Not 'State Controlled' [Video]Al Jazeera's Feud With Facebook: We're Not 'State Controlled'

Facebook is set to begin labeling some media organizations as "state-controlled." And according to Business Insider, Al Jazeera Media Network doesn't like that one bit. In October, Facebook began..

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Facebook Refuses To Fact-check Political Ads [Video]Facebook Refuses To Fact-check Political Ads

2019 has been especially tumultuous for Facebook. The biggest issue the company faces stems from political advertising, and Facebook's policy not to fact-check that advertising. "Facebook exempts..

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Harry Dunn crash suspect filmed in US [Video]Harry Dunn crash suspect filmed in US

The US diplomat's wife suspected of killing Harry Dunn has been filmed for the first time since returning to the United States. Anne Sacoolas is thought to have been driving on the wrong side of the..

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PM vows to repay the trust of newTory voters [Video]PM vows to repay the trust of newTory voters

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to repay the trust of the bew voters in the north-east who supported the Conservative Party in the general election. He adds it was time to "deliver on the..

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PM: New government will spread opportunity across UK [Video]PM: New government will spread opportunity across UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to lead a "people's government" and "spread opportunity" across the UK. He told supporters in Tony Blair's old Sedgefield constituency: "We believe that..

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McDonnell: Labour tried to bring country together but failed [Video]McDonnell: Labour tried to bring country together but failed

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says the Labour Party needs to move on from the general election after failing to bring the country together on the issue of Brexit. He adds there were a range of..

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Thornberry: I'm in period of mourning over election results [Video]Thornberry: I'm in period of mourning over election results

Emily Thornberry is asked whether she will launch a bid for Labour leadership once Jeremy Corbyn resigns. She says she is "still mourning" the results of the general election, adding there is an..

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Evening protests on Whitehall after Boris Johnson wins [Video]Evening protests on Whitehall after Boris Johnson wins

A large crowd gathers on Whitehall outside the gates of Downing Street to protest against the Conservative Party winning yesterday's general election. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..

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U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson talks up speedy trade deal [Video]U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson talks up speedy trade deal

The American ambassador to the UK is optimistic of a successful trade deal between the two countries after Boris Johnson's election win. He said transatlantic business ties would become "much much..

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Unite leader Len McCluskey defends Labour's manifesto [Video]Unite leader Len McCluskey defends Labour's manifesto

Leader of trade union Unite, Len McCluskey, says it's right that Labour has a leadership election after a "defeat of this scale". Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Swinson: We have to find a way out of ‘nationalist surge’ [Video]Swinson: We have to find a way out of ‘nationalist surge’

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said although she will no longer lead the party, she will walk along side them. The politician added that we have to work to find a way out of the ‘nationalist..

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Boris Johnson met with cheers at 10 Downing Street [Video]Boris Johnson met with cheers at 10 Downing Street

Boris Johnson was met with cheers when he arrived back at 10 Downing Street after his meeting with the Queen, The Prime Minister celebrated his win of a majority conservative government in the polls..

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Nicola Sturgeon sets out SNP's post-election plans [Video]Nicola Sturgeon sets out SNP's post-election plans

Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, speaks in Edinburgh of a "watershed moment" in politics. She sheds light on how she plans to secure a second independence referendum. Report by Woodsli. Like..

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Corbyn: There is no such thing as Corbynism [Video]Corbyn: There is no such thing as Corbynism

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said 'there is no such thing as Corbynism' as he reflects on his party's losses last night. The politician has confirmed he will not see the party into the next general..

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Corbyn departs home after general election defeat [Video]Corbyn departs home after general election defeat

Jeremy Corbyn has departed his home in Islington following the Labour Party’s defeat in yesterday’s general election. The Labour leader has confirmed he will not see the party through to the next..

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Boris arrives at Downing St after meeting with the Queen [Video]Boris arrives at Downing St after meeting with the Queen

Boris Johnson has arrived back at 10 Downing Street after his meeting with Her Majesty The Queen. The Prime Minister travelled to Buckingham Palace following his win in yesterday’s general election...

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Boris Johnson travels to Buckingham Palace [Video]Boris Johnson travels to Buckingham Palace

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has departed 10 Downing Street to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace following his election win. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Cameron: This result marks the end of Corbyn [Video]Cameron: This result marks the end of Corbyn

David Cameron has congratulated Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party for last nights election win. The former Prime Minister added that this result 'marks the end' of Corbyn Report by Browna. Like..

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Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith speaks on PM's future [Video]Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith speaks on PM's future

Former Conservative leader and former Works and Pensions Secretary speaks after his successful reelection in Chingford. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

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McDonnell: I think it's time we had a woman as party leader [Video]McDonnell: I think it's time we had a woman as party leader

John McDonnell has said he thinks it's time for a woman to lead the party as Jeremy Corbyn announced he will not lead the party into the next election. The Shadow Chancellor added that although the..

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McDonnell: I won't be taking over as leader [Video]McDonnell: I won't be taking over as leader

John McDonnell has said that he will not be taking over as leader of the Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn said he won't stand at the next general election. The shadow chancellor said "it's time we had..

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Boris Johnson: 'We pulled it off' [Video]Boris Johnson: 'We pulled it off'

Boris Johnson has addressed Conservative voters following his landslide victory in the 2019 General Election. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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This blind lawyer counsels Hong Kong's front lines [Video]This blind lawyer counsels Hong Kong's front lines

A visually-impaired lawyer provides legal counsel to protests. Libby Hogan reports.

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Mixed feelings for Farage as Brexit Party fails to win seat [Video]Mixed feelings for Farage as Brexit Party fails to win seat

Nigel Farage admits that the Brexit Party's failure to win a seat in the 2019 General Election "doesn't look great" but added that "hard left Marxist socialism has been defeated" as the party targeted..

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Carrie Symonds arrives with dog Dilyn [Video]Carrie Symonds arrives with dog Dilyn

Boris Johnson's girlfriend Carrie Symonds arrived with rescue dog Dilyn ahead of the voting results in Uxbridge. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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What happens to your Facebook and Twitter accounts after you die?

You should think about the social media afterlife, an expert says. Here's how to memorialize or close the Facebook account of someone who has died.
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Pigeons wearing tiny cowboy hats are flying around Las Vegas and people have questions

A viral Facebook video from a Las Vegas resident showing the birds with cowboy hats apparently glued to their heads has led to a local pigeon rescue.
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A more realistic Bitmoji? Snapchat is working on a tool called Cameo that uses deepfake technology

The new deepfake technology would further differentiate Snapchat from its rivals Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
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FTC makes it official: Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users with data collection

The FTC formally claimed political ad marketing firm Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users over its collection of personal data.
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Australia to probe foreign interference through social media platforms

Australia on Thursday established an investigation into potential foreign political interference through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WeChat.
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AP Top Stories December 4 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday December 4th: Trump attending NATO Summit: Impeachment hearing in House Judiciary Committee; Two of four escaped Tennessee teens caught; Chicago police say guns sold in..
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Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google, putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened..
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Chicago police: Facebook fuels illegal gun sales

Chicago police say suspects accused of selling illegal drugs and guns were "emboldended" by the privacy afforded to them with Facebook groups. (Dec. 3)  
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Operation FaceBOOKED: Chicago police blame social media giant for 'emboldening' criminals

Chicago police announced the results of "Operation FaceBOOKED" Tuesday, blaming Facebook for inaction on illegal gun and drug sales.
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Armed student, officer injured at Wisconsin high school

A student armed with a weapon confronted a school resource officer and both were injured in a shooting that prompted a lockdown at a Wisconsin high school on Tuesday, the Oshkosh Police Department said..
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Curing all disease is goal of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan's initiative

With The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan hope to eradicate illness by the end of the century.
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, breaking up Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, want to expand their reach beyond their social media empire. Their philanthropic company, which turns four years old Tuesday, is awarding..
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Zuckerberg: Breaking up Facebook won't address "question of political discourse"

Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, spoke about what they want to accomplish with their philanthropic company, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
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U.S. warns of tariffs on $2.4B in French imports

Trade taxes on Roquefort cheese, wine and more to retaliate for France's tax on America's Google, Amazon and Facebook.
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UK Conservatives ramp up Facebook election ads

Britain's governing Conservative Party has ramped up its campaigning efforts on social media platform Facebook with a surge of ads highlighting policy areas to younger voters.
Reuters - Published

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social network should not be 'censoring politicians'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan told CBS This Morning's Gayle King that Facebook should not ban political ads.
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Facebook CEO says people should "make their own judgments" on political ads

For the first time, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are sitting down together for a network TV interview. “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King spoke with..
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Britain's electoral law not fit for purpose, says regulator

Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform, the Electoral..
Reuters - Published

12/1: CBS Evening News

Dangerous winter storm wreaks havoc on travelers returning home from holiday weekend; Gayle King sits down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan
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Gayle King sits down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan talk with Gayle King in their first joint TV interview. The three discussed why Facebook has chosen not to limit political advertising like..
CBS News - Published

California bar to reopen after 2018 mass shooting

"It's gonna take a little while," said one of the co-owners in a video posted on Facebook.
CBS News - Published

Facebook, Apple TV+ or 5G: Which tops the list of Tech Turkeys for 2019

Our annual roster of the worst in tech includes the usual suspects, plus 5G, streaming prices, Expedia and Vizio.
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Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

Singapore instructed Facebook on Friday to publish a correction notice on a user's social media post under a new 'fake news' law, raising fresh questions about how the firm will adhere to government..
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Is Instagram down? How about Facebook? Several reporting outages on apps, websites Thanksgiving

As many want to document the food and fun of Thanksgiving, some Instagram and Facebook users around the world are reporting outages on the networks.
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Vietnam jails three more activists in crackdown on Facebook posts

Vietnam has jailed three more people for anti-government posts on social media platform Facebook deemed to defame the ruling Communist Party and the government, state media and police said on Thursday,..
Reuters - Published

Blogger tests Singapore's fake news law by rebuffing correction order

A blogger said on Thursday he would not comply with a Singapore government order to correct a Facebook post in the first test of the city-state's new 'fake news' law.
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Arrests made after video shows tied-up horse being dragged by truck

The disturbing video was posted on Facebook, where it sparked outrage across the country.
CBS News - Published

"MVP" of Trump's 2016 Facebook campaign now working against him

A former Facebook employee once hailed as an "MVP" of the Trump campaign is now working against the president. A member of Facebook's ad sales team in 2016, James Barnes is now working with a liberal..
CBS News - Published

Vietnam jails another Facebook user as dissent crackdown intensifies

A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Tuesday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country's government said were..
Reuters - Published

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore political figure Brad Bowyer on Monday corrected a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment firms following a government request, in the first use of the country's new..
Reuters - Published

Singapore issues first correction request under 'fake news' law

Singapore former opposition politician Brad Bowyer on Monday corrected a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment funds following a government request, in the first use of a new..
Reuters - Published

Sacha Baron Cohen rips Facebook, social media for being 'greatest propaganda machine in history'

Sacha Baron Cohen is going after Facebook and more social media for a long list of grievances including spreading conspiracies and fake news.
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Google, Snapchat update political ad policies ahead of 2020 election

Google and Snapchat revealed their political ad policies this week, and Twitter made tweaks to its own rules. This comes as Facebook faces increasing backlash over its handling of political ads. Axios..
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Campaigns Pressure Facebook to Stay Pat on Political Ads

When Google said it would limit the ability of political advertisers to target voters, campaigns said they did not want Facebook to follow.
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'This is corruption, plain and simple': Warren outraged at Trump 'secret dinner' with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

"Amid antitrust scrutiny, Facebook is going on a charm offensive with Republican lawmakers," Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in a tweet.
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"This is corruption": Warren slams secret meeting between Trump and Zuckerberg

The Facebook CEO and one of the company's conservative board members had a previously undisclosed dinner with the president
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Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
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Google announces plan to limit targeting of political ads, turning up the pressure on Facebook

Starting in January, Google advertisers will only be able to target gender, age or postal code in political ads, not more specific details.
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Justice Dept. Could Widen Its Scrutiny of Tech Companies, Official Says

Law enforcement officials could potentially challenge Google, Facebook and others on fronts beyond potential antitrust violations.
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Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over 'anti-state' Facebook posts

A court in Vietnam jailed a music teacher for 11 years on Friday for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were "anti-state".
Reuters - Published

Whistle-Blower’s Name Keeps Evading Facebook and YouTube Defenses

The sites said they would delete posts that include the purported name of the Ukraine whistle-blower. But the name keeps reappearing.
NYTimes.com - Published

Facebook signs lease for office space in Hudson Yards

Facebook Inc signed a lease for over 1.5 million square feet of office space across 30 floors and three buildings in New York City's Hudson Yards, according to a statement by the luxury and commercial..
Reuters - Published

Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts

Facebook estimates that about 5% of its 2.45 billion user accounts are fake
CBS News - Published

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