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Facebook reinstates suspended data firm following investigation

Added: 15.08.2018 21:56 | 12 views | 0 comments

A data firm suspended by Facebook last month as part of an investigation into how it handled user data is now allowed back on the platform.


Oklahoma schools close after adults threaten transgender student

Added: 15.08.2018 20:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

A rural Oklahoma school system was closed for two days after adults posted threats on Facebook against a 12-year-old transgender girl.

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Threats to transgender student shut Oklahoma school

Added: 15.08.2018 19:19 | 7 views | 0 comments

The FBI was contacted to help investigate the threats made in a Facebook group against the student.

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Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech'

Added: 15.08.2018 18:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

More than 1,000 posts containing anti-Rohingya hate speech are found on the social network.

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Facebook’s AI tourist learns to navigate New York by asking directions

Added: 15.08.2018 17:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Facebook is training its AI to learn to understand the world by asking questions in English - and can now navigate its way around New York

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Facebook faces £500,000 fine from Cambridge Analytica scandal

Added: 15.08.2018 17:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Facebook faces a £500,000 fine from the UK's data watchdog - the maximum possible under relevant data protection laws. Cambridge Analytica will also face criminal action

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Special Report: Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

Added: 15.08.2018 16:00 | 20 views | 0 comments

In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told U.S. senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The situation was dire.


Facebook apologises after bug unblocks people who were blocked

Added: 15.08.2018 12:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Blocking is often used to help Facebook users avoid abuse or harassment, but a bug meant 800,000 people lost this safeguard for a week

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Facebook promises to better explain who is paying for ads

Added: 15.08.2018 12:26 | 4 views | 0 comments

Facebook says it is making advertising on the social network more transparent by publishing formation about the adverts firms are running on the site

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