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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company 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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Tired of #$%& passwords? This could get us out of password hell

Apple, Google & Facebook's instant sign-in is safer than tough passwords, says Google exec. If true, no more fiddling with #s, letters and symbols.
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Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need

On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.
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Videos for Facebook

Hundreds of Current, Former Law Enforcement Officers Found in Extremist FB Groups [Video]Hundreds of Current, Former Law Enforcement Officers Found in Extremist FB Groups

An investigation by the U.S. Center for Investigative Reporting has unearthed some disturbing information about law enforcement in America. According to Gizmodo, hundreds of current and former law..

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Instagram Goes Down [Video]Instagram Goes Down

Instagram is down with error messages reading: “Please try again.” According to Comicbook.com, when users try and reload and use the platform is still does not work. Parent company Facebook..

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Violent clashes in Memphis after police shooting [Video]Violent clashes in Memphis after police shooting

At least 24 police officers were injured in Memphis, Tennessee in violent clashes Wednesday night with protesters, who took to the streets following the shooting death of a man killed by U.S. Marshals..

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Uber Chief Executive Laments U.S. Trade Policy For Lackluster IPO [Video]Uber Chief Executive Laments U.S. Trade Policy For Lackluster IPO

According to Reuters, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said that the company’s initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the..

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So, You Blocked Someone On Facebook. How Do You Unblock Them? [Video]So, You Blocked Someone On Facebook. How Do You Unblock Them?

Unblocking a person is pretty easy. According to Digital Trends, if you're using the Facebook app, first go to your feed and tap the menu button in the upper right-hand corner. Then choose Settings,..

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News Publishers To Testify In Front Of Congress For Increased Regulation For Tech Giants [Video]News Publishers To Testify In Front Of Congress For Increased Regulation For Tech Giants

News publishers will testify in front of Congress on Tuesday to argue that tech giants like Google and Facebook should receive regulatory oversight. According to Business Insider, publishers say that..

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Trump Says Facebook, Twitter, Google Trump Says Facebook, Twitter, Google "Discriminate Against Him"

Business Insider reports President Trump said Monday that tech companies such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon "discriminate against" him. While speaking with CNBC's **Squawk Box**, Trump said, "The..

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Natural News Has Been Suspended By Facebook [Video]Natural News Has Been Suspended By Facebook

According to Gizmodo.com, "Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy..

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G20 Agrees To Compile Rules To Close Tax Loopholes For Big Tech By 2020 [Video]G20 Agrees To Compile Rules To Close Tax Loopholes For Big Tech By 2020

According to a report by Reuters, on Sunday, G20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes...

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The G20 is targeting tech titans' tax havens [Video]The G20 is targeting tech titans' tax havens

The world's 20 biggest economies are pushing ahead on common rules to close offshore tax loopholes for the likes of Facebook and Google. If successful, it would be a rare consensus in the backdrop of..

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U.S. Treasury Secretary meets French counterpart at G20 [Video]U.S. Treasury Secretary meets French counterpart at G20

U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin met his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire on Saturday on the sidelines of a G20 finance leaders' meeting in Japan. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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Social Media Blocked In Liberia Due To Protests [Video]Social Media Blocked In Liberia Due To Protests

CNN reports thousands of Liberians gathered in the capital of Monrovia Friday to protest their government. According to the internet monitoring platform NetBlocks, all social media sites were later..

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Facebook Becomes Latest Company To Dramatically Alter Relationship With Huawei [Video]Facebook Becomes Latest Company To Dramatically Alter Relationship With Huawei

According to a report by Business Insider, Facebook has become the latest US company to cut ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei. Reuters originally reported that Facebook will no longer allow Huawei..

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YouTube bans Holocaust, Sandy Hook denial videos [Video]YouTube bans Holocaust, Sandy Hook denial videos

YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other “well-documented violent events.” Chris Dignam has more.

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Tim Cook Calls Facebook Out [Video]Tim Cook Calls Facebook Out

In an interview with CBS News this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook took aim at Facebook and other algorithm-based news services. Cook tells CBS, "I worry that fake news is not under control. We're on the..

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Someone Reportedly Called The Police After A Taco Bell Ran Out Of Tacos [Video]Someone Reportedly Called The Police After A Taco Bell Ran Out Of Tacos

According to a statement shared on their Facebook page, someone called the Slidell Police Department after a local Taco Bell apparently ran out of both hard and soft taco shells. Unfortunately, the..

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Parrot sings Mo Salah football song [Video]Parrot sings Mo Salah football song

Facebook courtesy: Kelo the African Grey. Four-year-old African grey parrot Kelo sings about Liverpool's Champions League winning forward Mohamed Salah. The parrot lives in Belfast with owner Linda.

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Tech selloff spreads to European stocks [Video]Tech selloff spreads to European stocks

Stock markets remained under pressure on Tuesday as worries about a clampdown on the world's internet and social media giants compounded mounting global trade and recession jitters. David Pollard..

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Apple challenges Google, Facebook with 'sign-in' [Video]Apple challenges Google, Facebook with 'sign-in'

Apple is making another big push for privacy. On Monday at its annual developer conference WWDC it launched a "Sign in with Apple" function. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes [Video]Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes

According to Reuters, federal antitrust regulators are moving forward with a broad investigation of four tech giants. But the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are sharing the case..

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Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations [Video]Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations

According to Gizmodo, a flurry of antitrust probes have been opened by federal authorities into tech companies. Although the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are responsible for..

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Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms [Video]Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms

According to Business Insider, the Federal Trade Commission will oversee antitrust investigations into Facebook and Amazon. The Justice Department will manage similar investigations into Apple and..

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Tech selloff slams Nasdaq [Video]Tech selloff slams Nasdaq

Regulatory fears hurt big name tech stocks Monday, dragging down the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 on the first trading day of June. Fred Katayama reports.

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Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple [Video]Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple

According to Business Insider, the Justice Department will oversee a federal antitrust investigation into Apple. Although the Federal Trade Commission is also responsible for investigating antitrust..

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Report: Emails may prove Mark Zuckerberg knew about Facebook privacy issues

A new report by the Wall Street Journal says internal emails from Facebook may prove CEO Mark Zuckerberg was aware of privacy issues on the social network. This comes as the FTC is investigating the..
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CBS News asks Facebook to remove "deep fake" video of Mark Zuckerberg

As of Wednesday evening, the fake video was still viewable, and Facebook said it had evaluated CBS' claim and found no trademark violation
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Amazon removes books with vaccine misinformation

Amazon joins Facebook in trying to crack down on the spread of misinformation about vaccines
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Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says

A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.
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Facebook will pay users for info on their app usage

A new app, called Study, is the social network's third attempt to get users to knowingly share this personal data
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'Zombie snakes' are going viral. So why are they unique? And are they dangerous?

News of "zombie snakes" began circulating after park officials in North Carolina posted photos on Facebook of a snake that exhibits odd behavior.
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Tech overlords Google and Facebook have used monopoly to rob journalism of its revenue

Tech giants Google and Facebook have robbed the news media of its advertising revenue. Congress must act to preserve a fair and independent press.
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Alexis Ohanian on congressional tech hearings: "We've waited too long to try to understand a lot of technology"

Reddit co-founder and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian says "we've waited too long" to have conversations about technology that's already used widely in our society. He spoke with CBSN about the..
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Feds investigating major tech companies for antitrust violations

The federal government is set to look into four major tech companies for potential antitrust violations. The Federal Trade Commission will investigate Amazon and Facebook while the Department of..
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Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters..
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Tech giants build a lobbying army amid antitrust investigations

Gearing up for a big fight in Washington, four of the biggest tech companies are increasing their lobbying efforts. Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are drawing out lobbyists with connections to the..
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Cops across the country flagged for racist social media posts

Hundreds of police officers are taking heat for their public posts on Facebook. Many are allegedly violent, racist and sexist. Don Dahler reports.
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Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan.

After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the clinic.
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Two gay women attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for 'misogynistic' male riders

Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.
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'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live

A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.
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Dad's animated chat with babbling son goes viral

Video of Clarksville comedian DJ Pryor conversing on the couch with his baby boy quickly drew well over a million shares on Facebook after two days.
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North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video

Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.
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EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts

European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, saying the case marked a..
Reuters - Published

An Indiana police officer is 'regretful' for Kanye West blackface photo

Clarksville Police Capt. Joel DeMoss, who is white, was tagged in a photo on Facebook that showed him dressed in blackface to mimic Kanye West
USATODAY.com - Published

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