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Facebook hopes iPhone users keep eyes glued to Paper app

Los Angeles Times - 03 Feb 2014
"I think the Facebook Paper app may have a bit more success than some of the other app failures that Facebook has had in the past mainly because news has been a central tenet of the Facebook interface for many years." Facebook has been working on ...
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Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure

Tyler Morning Telegraph - 21 Sep 2017
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, bowing to pressure that it be more forthcoming with information that could shed light on possible interference in the 2016 ...
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Do we read differently on paper than on a screen?

Phys.Org - 21 Sep 2017
On a global scale, we are reading like never before and are spending more and more time glued to a screen. In fact, we read digital media every single day, whether it is on Facebook or in discussion forums. In total, there are more than 180 researchers ...
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Facebook, After 'Fail' Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes

New York Times - 21 Sep 2017
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said the company had never anticipated that its ad-targeting technology could be used to court users who described themselves as “Jew haters” or used other hate speech. Credit Laurent Gillieron ...
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The Real Trouble With Trump's 'Dark Post' Facebook Ads

WIRED - 20 Sep 2017
Buzzfeed News highlighted one example on Wednesday when it reported that President Trump's campaign has been targeting supporters with Facebook ads, vowing to build the wall on the southern border, despite “rumors” to the contrary. (In fact, those ...
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Levy addressed during Early Bird Facebook Live Town Hall

Early Bird Newspaper (press release) - 21 Sep 2017
27, 7-8 p.m., we will be offering a special Early Bird Facebook Live Town Hall Meeting. Join us on our Facebook page to get factual information on the Emergency Communications .45 mill levy on the ballot this fall; commonly referred to as the MARCS levy.
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EU to find ways to make Google, Facebook and Amazon pay more tax

The Guardian - 21 Sep 2017
“A tax on all untaxed or insufficiently taxed income generated from all internet-based business activities” is listed as a possible short-term option in the paper. As a long-term answer, the commission is looking at revising the rules on permanent ...
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Facebook's war on free will

The Guardian - 19 Sep 2017
But they were really small-minded paper-pushers who fiercely guarded the information they held, even when that information yearned to be shared. When hackers clearly engineered better ways of doing things – a box that enabled free long-distance calls, ...
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A simple 'like' can reveal who you'll vote for

New Zealand Herald - 21 Sep 2017
Predicting which way you'll vote tomorrow could come down to a simple "like" on Facebook. That's according to a University of Canterbury PhD researcher who has published a new paper looking at how publicly-available social media activity can tell us ...
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About 30% of Facebook users in South Africa prefer social media

Telecompaper (subscription) - 21 Sep 2017
Facebook remains the most popular platform in South Africa, with almost 30 percent of the population now connected. This finding is from the SA Social Media Landscape 2018 study which was conducted by Ornico and World Wide Worx. The study found that ...
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Is There Any Hope for Facebook's Fact-Checking Efforts?

The Atlantic - 19 Sep 2017
In one recent paper, Quattrociocchi's team looked at five years' worth of Facebook posts, along with likes and comments, from a group of 413 public pages. These pages ranged from science-themed fare like “ScienceDaily” to ominously-titled conspiracy ...
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Oakland Synagogue Hit With Anti-Semitic Graffiti On Rosh Hashanah

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 21 Sep 2017
Temple Sinai said in a post on its Facebook page that the graffiti would be covered up with paper ahead of morning services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The two-day celebration, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, began Wednesday ...
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Paper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fears

USA TODAY - 19 Sep 2017
To do this, some are taking the unusual move of rewinding the technological dial, debating measures that would add paper ballots — similar to how many Americans voted before electronic voting started to become widespread in the 1980s. A week ago ...
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Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web

New York Times - 18 Sep 2017
They marched him to a police station and made their demand: Hand over your Facebook password. Mr. Tuan, a computer engineer, had recently written a poem on the social network called “Mother's Lullaby,” which criticized how the communist country was ...

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