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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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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over footage of Christchurch massacre

One of the main groups representing Muslims in France said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch..
Reuters - Published

The making of militants in India's 'paradise on earth'

Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post.
Reuters - Published

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Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Facebook And Google Out Of Millions [Video]Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Facebook And Google Out Of Millions

One of the men behind an elaborate fraud that saw Facebook and Google each hand over tens of millions of dollars has admitted to his part in the scheme. Lithuanian Evaldas Rimasauskas faces up to 30..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Facebook Takes Down Thousands Of Facebook Takes Down Thousands Of "Fake News" Linked Pages

Business Insider reports that Facebook removed over 2,600 pages, groups, and accounts. They were removed for engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behavior." Facebook identified three distinct..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Why White Nationalist Content Is So Easy to Find Online [Video]Why White Nationalist Content Is So Easy to Find Online

Tech companies learned how to crack down on ISIS and Al-Qaeda. They haven't been so successful with white nationalist and white supremacist content.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 06:37Published

New Zealand Official Infuriated By Facebook [Video]New Zealand Official Infuriated By Facebook

According to Business Insider, "New Zealand's top privacy official is attacking Facebook for its lack of communication following the Christchurch massacre earlier this month.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Facebook Warned About Cambridge Analytica In 2015 [Video]Facebook Warned About Cambridge Analytica In 2015

Facebook was warned about issues with Cambridge Analytica months before the first reports in 2015. According to Business Insider, a court filing reveals that an employee was raising red flags..

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Kim Kardashian Pays 5 Years Of Rent For Ex-Con [Video]Kim Kardashian Pays 5 Years Of Rent For Ex-Con

View 1 more image (Newser) – With Kim Kardashian West pledging to cover five years of rent, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms says he has finally found a new home,..

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March Madness Costs US Employers Around $4B in Productivity [Video]March Madness Costs US Employers Around $4B in Productivity

However, one employment firm says the tournament can improve office morale.

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Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit [Video]Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Facebook says D.C. doesn't have jurisdiction over the company.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants [Video]Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants

According to Business Insider, Howard Schultz does not agree with Senator Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook. The former Starbucks CEO said in late January that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to protect people's privacy by encrypting Facebook messages. Business Insider reveals the move could come at a cost to safety on his platform. Experts say the shift..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text [Video]Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text

Facebook confirmed a report by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs on Thursday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords [Video]Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords

Facebook employees had access to hundreds of millions of users' passwords — for years. Users' passwords were being stored in an unencrypted format, and reportedly were accessible by 20,000 workers at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

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..

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"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).

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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

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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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Tech giants on the line for data breaches

The PM is set to announce tougher penalties if Google and Facebook fail to protect users' data, putting on the onus on them to keep Australians safe.
SBS - Published

Worried FB users advised to reset password

An Australian security expert says a password reset is an obvious answer for those worried about Facebook's latest privacy issue.
SBS - Published

Australia to wait for global digital tax

Australia won't tax the revenue of online giants such as Google and Facebook until a global consensus is reached on the best way to do so.
SBS - Published

Facebook the medium as pollies target voters with mixed messages

Hundreds of Facebook ads have been bought by NSW political parties ahead of the election, here's what they're selling.
The Age - Published

No one reported massacre video: Facebook

None of the 200 people who watched the Christchurch massacre broadcast live on Facebook reported it to the social media giant.
SBS - 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

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

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