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Facebook Tests 'Featured Topics' on News .. - Ndtv - 18/08

NDTV Facebook Tests 'Featured Topics' on News Feed, Showing Customised Links Based on User Interest NDTV Facebook is testing a feature in the Facebook News ..





Facebook tests adding news stories .. - Asiaone - 18/08

AsiaOne Facebook tests adding news stories customised to users' interests AsiaOne SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that ..



Missouri State Senator Urged To Resign Over Her 'Hope' For Trump's .. - Yahoo -

A Missouri state senator says she has no plans to resign despite loud calls from within her own party to do so after she said she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated. Sen. Maria ..



Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons - Slashdot -

In a blog post, Facebook announced that it has started downranking the News Feed presence of links that display a fake play button in the preview image, as well as videos that are actually just a static image ..



Driss Oukabir: who is the Barcelona suspect? - Yahoo -

One of the vans used to carry out the murderous rampage at the heart of the city was rented by a man who identified himself as Driss Oukabir, Spanish police said. The white Fiat van was rented in the town of Santa Perpetua de ..



Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader shares a report: Thai activist Jatuphat "Pai" Boonpattaraksa was sentenced this week to two and a half years in prison -- for the crime of sharing a BBC article on Facebook. The ..



Hate groups on Facebook: Why some get to stay - CNN -



No place for hate: Satya Nadella, Tim Cook, .. - Indiatimes - 17/08

Economic Times No place for hate: Satya Nadella, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg slam Charlottesville violence Economic Times SAN FRANCISCO: Breaking their ..



Facebook's Zuckerberg condemns hate groups - CNN -

Facebook CEO says its a "disgrace" people need to say white supremacist groups are wrong.



Charlottesville is giving Vice News a breakout moment - CNN -

When my mom shared Vice's documentary about Charlottesville on Facebook, that's when I knew it had really broken through.



Video Shows Minneapolis Police Watching As Bouncer Punches Handcuffed Man - Yahoo -

A video showing a bouncer punching a handcuffed man as two Minneapolis police officers look on has gone viral on Facebook with the views ranging up to 16, 000. The post was shared more than a ..





Facebook ditches squares, invests in circles .. - Cnet - 16/08

CNET Facebook ditches squares, invests in circles for redesign CNET Facebook earlier today began rolling out a series of design updates to its app and ..



A glimpse of life under President Zuckerberg? Facebook CEO's boffins .. - Theregister -

Human cell study AMA on Reddit all cleaned up Money can't buy you love, but it can remove criticism, at least in the hallowed world of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.





Facebook redesign nixes the blue profile .. - Theverge - 16/08

The Verge Facebook redesign nixes the blue profile header and adds circular pictures The Verge Facebook is rolling out a slight redesign to the News Feed ..



Slurping people's info without a warrant? That's OUR JOB, Google, Facebook .. - Theregister -

Tech giants lobby against warrantless phone spying A group of technology companies with a fondness for data collection have banded together to ask the US Supreme Court to stop the American ..



Student, 18, Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Teacher's Life On .. - Yahoo -

Desiree Zio is charged with making written threats to kill or do bodily harm.





Facebook samples China's potential with .. - Thestar - 15/08

Economic Times Facebook samples China's potential with sneaky app The Star Online Facebook's Colorful Balloons app (left) next to the Moments app at an ..





Nasa: let's say something to Voyager 1 on .. - Thesundaily - 15/08

The Sun Daily Nasa: let's say something to Voyager 1 on 40th anniversary of launch The Sun Daily WASHINGTON: Nasa is seeking suggestions from the public ..



Tech Companies Have the Tools to Confront White Supremacy - Wired -

After Charlottesville, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and the rest of Silicon Valley should take a firmer stand against white supremacy on their platforms.



Sheryl Sandberg 'so heartbroken' over Charlottesville - CNN -

Facebook's chief operating officer is the latest top executive to denounce 'bigotry and hatred' after a rally of white supremacists over the weekend turned deadly.





Facebook Secretly Releases Photo-Sharing App .. - Pcmag - 14/08

PCMag Facebook Secretly Releases Photo-Sharing App in China PCMag Mark Zuckerberg really wants Facebook to have an presence in China, but it doesn't ..



Facebooks Hate Speech Policies Censor Marginalized Users - Wired -

Opinion: Facebook needs to fix its policies to keep the platform open to the LGBTQ community and people of color.



Sainsbury's worker tracks down missing four-year-old American girl from .. - Yahoo -

A British supermarket worker solved a US missing persons case when he located a four-year-old girl online from his bedroom. Harry Brown was able to track down Yvette Henley to a motel in Arizona ..





Facebook's secret Chinese app is a dud in .. - QZ - 14/08

Quartz Facebook's secret Chinese app is a dud in China so far Quartz Over the weekend the New York Times reported (paywall) that Facebook had stealthily ..





Facebook OKs local firm's launch of .. - Thestar - 14/08

The Star Online Facebook OKs local firm's launch of Moments-like app in China: NYT The Star Online The Colorful Balloons app was released in China by a company ..





Facebook Has Secretly Been Testing An App In .. - Ubergizmo - 14/08

Ubergizmo Facebook Has Secretly Been Testing An App In China Ubergizmo Facebook connects billions of people across the globe but it has so far not been ..



Charlottesville Victim Was Paralegal Heather Heyer - Yahoo -

Heather Heyer was murdered while protesting against hate,Heyers childhood friend Felicia Correa wrote on Facebook.



Facebook finds a way into China - CNN -

Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive - Computerworld -

Silicon Valley is draining away the economy's most precious resource for its own benefit. OK, I'd better explain that. The economy's most precious resource is human attention specifically, the attention people pay to ..





Facebook Tries to Enter China Incognito - .. - News18 - 12/08

News18 Facebook Tries to Enter China Incognito News18 The app called "Colorful Balloons" is a photo-sharing app that shares the look, function and feel of ..





Facebook quietly launches photo-sharing app .. - Indianexpress - 12/08

The Indian Express Facebook quietly launches photo-sharing app Colorful Balloons in China The Indian Express Facebook Inc. has found a new way to enter ..



Gadget Lab Podcast: Disney, Netflix, and Facebook - Wired -

This week: Disney ditches Netflix, bundles await, and Facebook makes TV now.



Is Snapchat Doomed? - Yahoo -

Snap was hailed as the next Facebook. It is starting to look like the next Twitter. Alright, perhaps thats unfair. But in its latest earnings report, Snap (formerly Snapchat, which remains the name of the companys app) announced some awfully ..





Facebook Watch is here to recreate your TV .. - Intoday - 11/08

India Today Facebook Watch is here to recreate your TV viewing experience, here's how to use the feature India Today Facebook has higher ambitions and its ..



Facebook Watch Muscles Into Online Video - Wired -

Data on what videos users watch and for how long makes new offering a formidable player.



Is the tech bull run over? Nasdaq shellacked - CNN -

North Korea nuclear headlines draw the blame for a broader slump. But Apple, Facebook, Netflix and other big tech stocks really led the market lower Thursday. Investors might be starting to ditch tech for safer havens.



Facebook Launches Watch Tab For Video Shows, Uses TV's 75-Year-Old .. - Slashdot -

From a report: Facebook's push toward original video content will take a big step forward Thursday with the launch of a new section, dubbed Watch. The new tab, which Facebook FB, said late Wednesday ..





Facebook rolls out video shows, in new .. - CNA - 10/08

Channel NewsAsia Facebook rolls out video shows, in new challenge Channel NewsAsia SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is rolling out a new video service offering ..



Facebook Is Cracking Down On Deceptive Ads For Porn, Diet Pills - Slashdot -

According to Adweek, the next target in Facebook's efforts to keep its News Feed clean is cloaking -- a technique used by "bad actors" to circumvent Facebook's review processes and show content to people ..



Brits Look at Google and Facebook Every 210 Seconds, Says Survey - Slashdot -

Ad companies Facebook and Google slurp one in every three and a half minutes that Britons spend online, according to a survey. From a report: This, says audience metrics company Verto Analytics, accounts ..



Brits look at Google and Facebook every 210 seconds, says survey - Theregister -

Go on, count them. Bet you can't resist now we've said that Ad companies Facebook and Google slurp one in every 3 minutes that Britons spend online, according to a survey.



Inside the World of Silicon Valley's 'Coasters' -- the Millionaire .. - Slashdot -

Business Insider has explored what it calls the "least-secret secret" in the Valley -- "resters and vesters," or "coasters" referring to engineers who get paid big bucks without doing too much work, ..





WhatsApp for Android is testing coloured .. - Intoday - 7/08

India Today WhatsApp for Android is testing coloured text status feature like Facebook, here's how it works India Today WhatsApp for Android will get a new ..



Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart - Yahoo -

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Excessive corrosion on a support beam caused a "catastrophic failure" of a thrill ride at the Ohio State Fair that killed an 18-year-old man and injured seven others, the ride's Dutch ..



This T-shirt Company Is Trying To Reclaim The Swastika Symbol - Yahoo -

The move has brought a lot of heat from Facebook users.



Ex-soldier held in Turkey on terror charges is innocent, parents insist - Yahoo -

A British solider arrested on holiday forfighting Isil was only in Syria "to help people", his parents have claimed,as they appealed for his release. Joe Robinson, 24, from Accrington, Lancs, was ..



Two Baltimore murders break 72-hour anti-violence 'ceasefire' - Yahoo -

The unidentified victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, a few hours after a 24-year-old man was reported shot and killed. Following the first shooting on Saturday, Baltimore ..



Why People Cant Stop Talking About Zuckerberg 2020 - Wired -

The CEO of Facebook has denied that his tour of America is about presidential aspirations. So why cant we let it go?





Facebook's Oculus woos virtual reality game .. - Thestar - 6/08

The Star Online Facebook's Oculus woos virtual reality game makers with millions The Star Online Oculus has been putting its money where its mouth is by ..





Google and Facebook envision Stories for .. - Techcrunch - 5/08

News18 Google and Facebook envision Stories for news, not social TechCrunch Stories taught us the joy of dictating the pace of content consumption. We ..



Si vous comprenez ces mots, vous tes franais ou l'intelligence .. - Theregister -

Finally, Zuck's lot get neural-network-powered translation Facebooks language translation is now finally powered by several large neural networks.



Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles - Slashdot -

Facebook is rolling out "Related Articles" that appear below news links to stories lots of people are posting about on Facebook, or that are suspected to be false news and have been externally fact checked by ..



Facebook steps up fake news fight - CNN -

Facebook is rolling out its latest feature to help combat fake news.



Pet dog saves 10-year-old girl from being kidnapped by stranger on walk - Yahoo -

A ten year old girl in America has reportedly been saved from kidnap after her dog attacked her assailant. Police in Virginia, where the attack happened, said that during the attack the girls dog ..





Facebook Messenger is bringing significant .. - Businessinsider - 3/08

Business Insider Facebook Messenger is bringing significant value to brands like Sephora and Tommy Hilfiger Business Insider Facebook's efforts to turn ..





Facebook News Feed to Prioritise Links to .. - Ndtv - 3/08

NDTV Facebook News Feed to Prioritise Links to Websites That Load Faster NDTV In the coming months, Facebook is updating its News Feed to show more ..



Facebook's minority workforce gains 'still disappointing' - CNN -

Facebook released its latest diversity report on Wednesday and it's yet another stark reminder that lip service and "diversity efforts" do not a diverse workforce make.



Facebook Sees Minimal Growth In Diversity, Says They 'Desperately' Want A .. - Yahoo -

Facebook reported Wednesday a change in its diversity numbers for Hispanic and black employees, a first since the company began publicly releasing the data in 2014.



Trump launches 'real news' Facebook series - CNN -

The series is part of the president's effort to discredit traditional news outlets.



Gruesome case of flesh-eating bacteria has beach city anxious, skeptical - Arstechnica -

A Facebook post drew attention, but authorities want more information.



Idiot Islamophobes Mistake Empty Bus Seats For Burqa-Wearing Women - Yahoo -

Members of a Norwegian Facebook group reportedly mistook a photograph of empty bus seats for a group of six burqa-wearing Muslim women and responded with a slew of racist comments. Journalist Johan ..



Facebook Is Working On a Video Chat Device - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Facebook Inc. is working on a video chat device for the home -- the first major hardware product from its experimental Building 8 lab. Featuring a laptop-sized touchscreen, ..





Facebook Shouldn't Make Video Chatting .. - Fool - 2/08

TechCrunch Facebook Shouldn't Make Video Chatting Hardware Motley Fool Maybe this is actually the device we heard about last week. Speculation had emerged ..



Facebook pulls plug on language-inventing chatbots? THE TRUTH - Theregister -

Far be it from us to lecture journos on overreacting but cripes calm down If you thought artificial intelligence was already overhyped to death, this week will have given you a heart attack.





Facebook said to be working on dedicated .. - Techcrunch - 2/08

TechCrunch Facebook said to be working on dedicated video chat device TechCrunch Facebook is reportedly working on dedicated video chat hardware, per a new ..



Zuck sucks up upstart Ozlo so it can stop sucking at chatbots - Theregister -

Facebook hits the acqui-hire button to boost its instant-messaging assistant Facebook has acquired Ozlo presumably to help the gigantic social network improve its virtual assistant M on its Messenger platform.





Facebook reportedly working on touchscreen .. - Thestar - 1/08

The Star Online Facebook reportedly working on touchscreen smart speaker The Star Online Facebook is developing a smart speaker with a 15in touch panel ..



The Chiefs of Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants Aren't Committing To .. - Slashdot -

Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix -- along with their telecom industry foes -- have not committed to sending their chief executives to testify before the U.S. Congress in September on the ..



Look out Silicon Valley, here comes Brit bruiser Amber Rudd to lay down .. - Theregister -

Amber alert! The UK's Home Sec is heading this way Executives at Facebook, Google and other terrorist-enabling online services are said to be quaking in their boots as UK Home Secretary Amber ..



LinkedIn Says It's Illegal To Scrape Its Website Without Permission - Slashdot -

A small company called hiQ is locked in a high-stakes battle over web scraping with LinkedIn. It's a fight that could determine whether an anti-hacking law can be used to curtail the use of scraping ..



Steve Bannon wants Facebook, Google 'regulated like utilities' - Theregister -

How would that work, exactly? Comment Steve Bannon, President Trump's chief policy strategist who has been dubbed "the Second Most Powerful Man in the World", wants a clampdown on Silicon Valley.



Facebook and Google Policing the Web Will Do More Harm Than Good - Wired -

Opinion: A new German law could curtail free speech on social media sites.





8 Reasons Why The OMEN By HP Might Be The .. - Rojakdaily - 31/07

Rojak Daily 8 Reasons Why The OMEN By HP Might Be The Perfect Gaming Laptop Rojak Daily All the things you love about desktop gaming, but in a portable ..



Martin Shkreli: jury to consider fate of 'most hated man in America' - Yahoo -

A jury will begin deliberations on Monday in the trial on securities fraud charges against the entrepreneur Martin Shkreli, who faces up to 20 years in prison. As arguments wrapped up in federal court ..



Facebook Funds 'Defending Digital Democracy' Initiative At Harvard - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader quotes Diginomica: A fresh initiative aimed at information sharing about election threats and dubbed Defending Digital Democracy has the financial support of Facebook and the academic ..



Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: crypto ban won't help trap terrorists - Theregister -

Tells Desert Island Disks that Indie apps don't hand over metadata Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has reiterated the company's position that weakening the encryption of messaging apps isn't going to give ..



A Facebook AI Project Developed Its Own Language - Yahoo -

A recent Facebook research project showed how AI could learn and run on its own.



Apple removes some VPN services from Chinese app store - Yahoo -

Apple has removed software allowing internet users to skirt China's "Great Firewall" from its app store in the country, the company confirmed Sunday, sparking criticism that it was bowing to Beijing's tightening web ..



Facebook's freebie for poor people under fire again - Theregister -

No internet better than Facebook's internet, say NGOs Two-thirds of the planet doesn't have internet access - but some aren't keen to see Facebook make a bridge across that digital divide.





Astronomers may have found an exomoon, and .. - Sciencenews - 28/07

Science News Magazine Astronomers may have found an exomoon, and Hubble is going to check Science News Magazine EXOMOONS AHOY Moons like the ones in this ..




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Dr M tells Hadi: Policemen who died in Memali had .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Dr M tells Hadi: Policemen who died in Memali had families too Free Malaysia Today How many policemen have been killed deliberately in Malaysia ? Hardly any. But on that one occasion, there was the killing of policemen. They also had wives, they also had families. ..
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Think tank: Two scenarios for Umno in GE14 - Free .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Think tank: Two scenarios for Umno in GE14 Free Malaysia Today Similarly, Umno's parliamentary seats saw a dip in the 1999 general election after Anwar Ibrahim was sacked (resulting in the formation Parti Keadilan Nasional) dropping by 17 seats from 89 in 1995 to 72 in 1999. ..
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Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: Five terrorists shot .. - Telegraph
Telegraph.co.uk Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: Five terrorists shot dead in Spanish resort - latest news Telegraph.co.uk Five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts have been shot dead by police after ramming civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town in a second attack to hit the country, ..
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'No good Nazis': James Murdoch pens scathing memo to .. - Scmp
South China Morning Post 'No good Nazis': James Murdoch pens scathing memo to Fox staff over Charlottesville and Trump South China Morning Post James Murdoch chief executive of 21st Century Fox and son of Donald Trump's ally Rupert Murdoch has become one of the most prominent voices ..
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exclusive BMW concept Z4 reveal at concours d'elegance .. - Designboom
Designboom exclusive BMW concept Z4 reveal at concours d'elegance in pebble beach Designboom on the occasion of the 2017 concours d'elegance at pebble beach, the BMW 'concept Z4' received its official world premier mere hours after the concept's design first surfaced online. dynamic, ..
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'Game of Thrones' social account taken over in .. - Dailydot
Financial Times 'Game of Thrones' social account taken over in widespread HBO hack The Daily Dot HBO's security woes continued Wednesday after notorious hacking group OurMine allegedly took control of several of its social media accounts. The incident comes just weeks after hackers breached the ..
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Vivo Y69 Smartphone Leaked with 16MP Selfie Camera & .. - Phoneradar
PhoneRadar Vivo Y69 Smartphone Leaked with 16MP Selfie Camera & 3000mAh Battery PhoneRadar Vivo is teasing a new smartphone launch in India in September. We expected the company to unveil a new Y-series smartphone. However, a new device named Vivo Y69 (Vivo 1714) is leaked on the internet. It ..
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iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID .. - Ndtv
NDTV iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID Easily to Improve Privacy NDTV User privacy is an important issue for Apple and the company has previously gone to great lengths to prove this thing. With iOS 11, the Cupertino-based company has introduced a new feature that allows ..
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Hyundai's next-gen hydrogen fuel cell SUV unveiled - .. - Autoindustriya
Motor Trend Hyundai's next-gen hydrogen fuel cell SUV unveiled AutoIndustriya.com Styling wise, it looks similar to Hyundai's FE Concept revealed earlier at the Geneva International Motor Show . Unlike the FE Concept, the 'near-production' ready SUV also takes styling ... With exceptional ..
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