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Facebook Begins Testing Dark Mode And A Twitter-like Interface For Desktop

In May, Facebook said it was going to redesign the website and bring dark mode to its website and mobile apps. While it began testing dark mode for its Android app in August, it has now started rolling out a beta version of its website with that...
Related topics: Social Media, Twitter, Android Apps, Android, Mobile Technology

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Zuckerberg Launches Public Defense Of Facebook As Attacks Mount

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in the midst of a public relations blitz as criticism of the company he founded mounts in Washington.Zuckerberg in recent weeks has made a flurry of public and private appearances to make the case for his company...
Related topics: Mark Zuckerberg, Social Media

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In A Big Reversal, Libra Reportedly Could Peg Its Cryptocurrencies To National Currencies

Facebook is willing to reverse course on its plans to tie its digital currency project to a synthetic currency tied to a basket of global currencies. Reuters is reporting that Facebook’s head of the Libra project, David Marcus, told a group of...
Related topics: Social Media, Reuters

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North Dakota State Lawmaker Claims Picture Shows Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar In An Al Qaeda Camp

Sen. Oley Larsen, R-Minot, speaks before a legislative committee in Bismarck during in 2015. TOM STROMME, Bismarck Tribune A Republican state Senator from Minot has shared on Facebook a photo he claims is of Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar...
Related topics: Al-qaeda, Social Media, Usa Photos

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There Appears To Be A Generational Split Among Democratic Operatives When It Comes To Campaign...

Democrats may be playing it too safe when it comes to political advertising, The New York Times reports. Laura Edelson, a researcher at New York University who tracks political advertising on Facebook compared President Trump's re-election camapign...
Related topics: Social Media

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It Will Take $100 Billion Spent Over The Next Decade To Get Broadband To All Africans By 2030

One of the lessons of working with remote teams on the African continent or traveling around Africa is that the internet is not the internet everywhere you go. It is true everyone has Google, Facebook and WhatsApp like elsewhere, but the quality and...
Related topics: Google, Social Media

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Jpmorgan's Jamie Dimon Dings Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra, Saying It Will Never Happen

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon dinged Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, saying it was a "neat idea" that won't happen. Facebook announced the currency in June, with the idea that people all over the world could use it to pay for services online. But...
Related topics: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Social Media

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Trump Campaign Floods Web With Ads

New York Times: “On any given day, the Trump campaign is plastering ads all over Facebook, YouTube and the millions of sites served by Google, hitting the kind of incendiary themes — immigrant invaders, the corrupt media — that play best...
Related topics: Social Media, Google

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Facebook Isn’t Free Speech, It’s Algorithmic Amplification Optimized For Outrage

This week Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech in which he extolled “giving everyone a voice” and fighting “to uphold a wide a definition of freedom of expression as possible.” That sounds great, of course! Freedom of expression is...
Related topics: Social Media, Mark Zuckerberg

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The Downside Of Facebook's Libra May Not Be What You Think It Is

Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB) project to establish a digital currency -- which will go by the name of Libra -- is officially underway, but the much-talked-about multi-million dollar initiative has already had more than its share of hiccups. Earlier this...
Related topics: Social Media, Nasdaq, US Equity Markets

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How To Control The Privacy Of Your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, And Snapchat Posts

Whether it's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat, lock down who can see what you're up to.
Related topics: Social Media, Instagram

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Pakistan: Man Gets Five Years Prison For “hate Speech” For Criticizing “revered Muslim...

“Prosecutor Munam Bashir Chaudhry told AFP Ali’s case is the first to be tried under a section of the cybercrime laws, which were passed in 2016, pertaining to hate speech.” Such laws are coming to the United States, courtesy of...
Related topics: Pakistan, Social Media

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Mark Zuckerberg Still Doesn’t Get It

Andrew Marantz on Mark Zuckerberg’s recent speech at Georgetown University, and the Facebook C.E.O.’s conception of free speech.
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Saturday Assorted Links

1. How much could Facebook raise through price discrimination? 2. Snoop Dogg employs a full-time blunt roller. 3. Father of Abhijit Banerjee. 4. Alan Viard’s survey of the issues behind wealth taxation. 5. A British DARPA. 6. New Christopher...
Related topics: Social Media, Snoop Dogg, Polls, DARPA

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My Recent Talk At Oecd

It covers privacy, Facebook, security vs. competition, Huawei, the proposed digital tax, and recent OECD corporate tax proposals.  Here is the video. The post My recent talk at OECD appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Related topics: OECD, Social Media, Huawei, Taxes, Business Videos

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Fedex Guy Becomes Fox News Star For Rearranging Pillows

A nameless FedEx worker has become an unlikely hero for Fox News viewers by rearranging someone else’s pillows after delivering a package. On Wednesday, an Ohio Facebook user named Jackie Szabo posted a 24-second clip from a doorbell cam that...
Related topics: Social Media

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Zuckerberg Calls Disinformation 'something We Have To Live With'

Mark Zuckerberg ululated at Georgetown University on Facebook’s prioritization of free speech, which definitely sounds better than ululating on his bidness model of selling your data to people who want to use you. Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook...
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Venomous Puss Caterpillars Return To Southeastern Us

Venomous puss caterpillars have returned to Florida and other states. (Photo Credit: Bri Oteri / Facebook) They may look cute and fuzzy, but you do not want to touch venomous puss caterpillars: These critters have returned to parts of...
Related topics: Business Photos, Social Media

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Breaking Up Big Tech Was A Big Topic Of Discussion At The Most Recent Democratic Debate —...

CNN hosted a Democratic debate on Tuesday night in Ohio with 12 of the 17 candidates. For the first time, moderators asked a question about the hot topic of breaking up big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook. Elizabeth Warren has made breaking...
Related topics: Debate, CNN, Amazon, Social Media

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Mozilla's Cmo On What Marketers Get Wrong About Data, Why It's Still Boycotting Facebook, And How...

Mozilla was one of the first brands to publicly denounce advertising on Facebook in the wake of the company's Cambridge Analytica scandal — and has still not returned. In a wide-ranging interview with Business Insider, CMO Jascha Kaykas-Wolff...
Related topics: Social Media, Chrome

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