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Facebook Is Bringing Fiber Internet Service To A Rural County In Virginia

It’s no secret that many rural towns across the US lack high-speed Internet options, which is where budding alternatives like 5G hubs and satellite-based ISPs come in. Facebook is now counted among the companies working to expand access to...
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Facebook Paid Ftc $4.9b More Than Required To Shield Zuckerberg, Lawsuit Alleges

Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it...
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Facebook Rigs News Feed — Deboosts ‘problematic,’ ‘low Quality’ Content

Facebook openly announced its plans it uses to demote content, but at least it’s attempting to be transparent about the process. Right, Facebook?  The release said it was “to share more detail on how content is distributed on Facebook.” But,...
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Police Dept. Faces Backlash After Seeking Whereabouts Of Man Accused Of Stealing Diapers — But...

A Florida police department was facing heavy scrutiny after they shared a Facebook post about a suspect reportedly stealing diapers. What are the details? According to a Thursday report from Newsweek, police in Winter Haven, Florida, detailed...
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Facebook, Twitter And Youtube Push Back Against Texas 'censorship' Bill - Cnet

Groups representing the social media giants sue the state of Texas, calling the law unconstitutional.
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Camilla Cabello Leads Leonardo Dicaprio, Dozens Of A-listers Calling On Google, Amazon, Fox,...

As Democratic leadership tries to unite its progressive and moderate wings, a group of 80-plus artists, celebrities and activists called on the leaders of Google, Disney, Amazon, Fox, Facebook and more to urge Congress to support President...
Related topics: Leonardo Dicaprio, Google, Social Media, Amazon, Netflix, Disney, Activism, Joe Biden

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Facebook Will Open Its Fiber Networks To Expand Broadband Access In Rural Virginia

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook announced a new project on Thursday that will bring broadband service to thousands of households in Virginia this fall, in partnership with a local ISP and utility company. The project began...
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Texas Sued By Group Of Big Tech Giants Over Censorship Bill They Say Would Protect 'pro-nazi...

Left to right: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Andrew Harnik/Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance/Pool via REUTERS Groups representing Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter are suing Texas over a...
Related topics: Censorship, Terrorism, Social Media, Mark Zuckerberg, Google, Reuters

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This Billionaire Is Pouring $100m Into A Decentralized Facebook Alternative

Frank McCourt, the real estate magnate who sold the LA Dodgers in 2012, is bankrolling a new protocol built on blockchain that may liberate our social data from Big Tech. The lesson from the Facebook era may be that social networking is too central...
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Why Pinterest Can Benefit From Facebook's Troubles

In a recent series of high-profile articles, The Wall Street Journal highlighted the difficulties Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has in monitoring harmful content on its platform. The revelation is little surprise to those who use the company's services...
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As Modi Meets Us Firms, Google Moves Court Against India's Competition Watchdog Over 'leaked' Report

Earlier this year, US firms Twitter, Amazon, Facebook, and Facebook-owned WhatsApp got into loggerheads with New Delhi over data privacy laws and regulations. Amazon and WhatsApp have long been fighting court cases in the country over rules and...
Related topics: Google, Social Media, India, Amazon, New Delhi

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Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Amazon, Starbucks, Facebook, Ibm And Netflix

For Immediate ReleaseChicago, IL – September 23, 2021 – Zacks Market Edge is a podcast hosted weekly by Zacks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks,...
Related topics: Amazon, Amazon (AMZN), Starbucks, Social Media, IBM (IBM), Netflix (NFLX), Podcasts

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Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's C.t.o., To Step Down In 2022

Mike Schroepfer, who leads the company’s artificial intelligence and other technical efforts, said he planned to transition into a role as a senior fellow.
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What’s Up With Apple: No Fortnite Anytime Soon, Sticking It To Facebook, And More

Apple bans Fortnite from App Store for a potentially long time, Tim Cook is angry with employees who leak company info, and Apple is paying retail store employees bonuses, according to anonymous...
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Better Faang Stock: Facebook Vs. Apple

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have repeatedly butted heads over privacy standards and targeted ads over the past year. Apple's iOS 14.5 update, which rolled out in April, allowed its users to opt out of data tracking features across...
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Facebook Is Starting To Share More About What It Demotes In News Feed

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The way that Facebook controls its News Feed is often controversial and largely opaque to the outside world. Now the social network is attempting to shine more light on the content it surpresses but...
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Why These Facebook Research Scandals Are Different

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How the company found itself in its biggest crisis since Cambridge Analytica Continue reading…
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Facebook Introduces Two New Portal Devices

You probably use your laptop or mobile device when doing your video calls, whether you’re at home/in the office or you’re on the go. But in case you needed to add another device to your collection and you’re a Facebook fan, they do...
Related topics: Social Media, Laptops, Tech Videos

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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Greg Sandoval/Business Insider Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1....
Related topics: Social Media, Android Apps, Ios, Android, Mobile Technology

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4 Ways Facebook’s Departing Cto Mike Schroepfer Shaped The Company

Did you know Neural is taking the stage on Sept 30 and Oct 1? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of AI during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now! Today, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer announced that he’s...
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