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Facebook stops French man streaming his dying days

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Paris Facebook has prevented a French man with an incurable illness from streaming his own death on the social media site, according to a company statement. Alain Cocq, 57, from Dijon in eastern France, has a rare in...

Facebook and Twitter put warning label on Trump’s posts on voting twice

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Facebook and Twitter placed warning labels on -- but did not remove -- social media posts by President Donald Trump on Saturday after he urged North Carolina residents to show up to polling places even if they have ...

Facebook says it’s removing false claims about who started Oregon wildfires

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The blame game over the Oregon wildfires is playing out across social media, and Facebook says it's stepping in to tackle some of the false claims circulating on its platform. Law enforcement agencies have been floo...

Facebook Fast Facts

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Here's a look at the social media network, Facebook. Facts Facebook had 2.7 billion monthly active users around the world, as of June 30, 2020. It is blocked in North Korea and China. There were 52,554 full-t...

Twitter and Facebook shut down accounts linked to youth conservative group’s misleading social media campaign

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Twitter and Facebook have shut down accounts on their platforms reportedly linked to a misleading social media campaign run by Turning Point Action, an offshoot of popular conservative youth activist organization Tu...

Being authentic on Facebook is better for your mental health, researchers say

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Exotic vacation pics. Shots of healthy meals. Flattering selfies. Whether you're on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok, many people make huge efforts to curate the best version of themselves online. But it mi...

Facebook Dating is finally coming to Europe after privacy concerns delayed launch

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(CNN Business)Facebook (FB) has launched its dating service across 32 European countries after it was delayed for several months because of data privacy concerns. Facebook Dating was due to launch February 13 but th...

14 cases handled by San Jose officers linked to racist Facebook posts may be dismissed

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A California prosecutor said Thursday he intends to dismiss 14 misdemeanor criminal cases because they were handled by San Jose, California, police officers linked to offensive content on Facebook. The reportedly ra...

Dean at Virginia university resigns after alleged Facebook post calling Biden voters ‘anti-American’ and ‘anti-Christian’

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Paul Ewell, the now former dean of the Virginia Wesleyan University Global Campus, resigned from both his deanship and his faculty post after allegedly writing a Facebook post on his since-deleted account that refer...

Restaurant workers and bartenders in need are getting ‘adopted’ through Facebook

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The restaurant industry is among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. In communities across the US, people are "adopting" restaurant workers on social networks to help alleviate their hardships. A search fo...

Facebook suspends Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu-linked chatbot for breaking its privacy rules

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Jerusalem Facebook has deleted a post by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and suspended a chatbot linked to his account for violating the company's privacy policy. Visitors to the Prime Minister's Facebook p...

5 things to know for February 18: Texas, Covid-19, immigration, Limbaugh, Facebook

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This essential worker needed to glam up for the Golden Globes. So, she turned to a Facebook community to help make her dazzle

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One essential worker who was invited to attend this year's Golden Globes gave new meaning to the question, "who are you wearing?" Anna Berger, a Delta flight attendant who was among a select number of frontline wor...

Facebook post reunites couple with their lost engagement ring after beach proposal

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To help people find Covid-19 vaccines, Facebook debuts new features

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Facebook is rolling out a handful of new tools on its platforms to help people get vaccinated against Covid-19. The tech giant, which owns Instagram and WhatsApp, announced on Monday that it will use its platforms t...

Justice Clarence Thomas suggests US should regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter

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Justice Clarence Thomas suggested on Monday that Congress should consider whether laws should be updated to better regulate social media platforms that, he said, have come to have "unbridled control" over "unprecede...

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