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Disinformation Hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter: Live Updates

Disinformation Hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter: Live Updates Disinformation Hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Sundar Pichai of Google are appearing at a hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee about how disinformation spreads across their platforms. Video Mark Zuckerberg …

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For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony

For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony

For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony SAN FRANCISCO — Since 2013, Matt Bors has made a living as a left-leaning cartoonist on the internet. His site, The Nib, runs cartoons from him and other contributors that regularly skewer right-wing movements and conservatives with political …

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Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content MELBOURNE, Australia — Facebook has agreed to pay Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for its journalism content in Australia, a month after the social media platform temporarily blocked news links inside the country over legislation pressing digital giants to compensate publishers. …

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Google and Facebook Killed Free

Google and Facebook Killed Free

Google and Facebook Killed Free Google and Facebook Killed Free This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. We’re constantly being nudged to pay to subscribe. There are all those paid streaming video and music services. News organizations, including The New York Times, want subscribers. Your favorite dating site, email …

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Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation, falsehoods and inflaming voters. The social network said it would allow advertisers to buy new …

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Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation, falsehoods and inflaming voters. The social network said it would allow advertisers to buy new …

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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it had banned Myanmar’s military and military-controlled state and media entities from its platforms, weeks after the military overthrew the country’s fragile democratic government. The move plunged the social network directly into Myanmar’s post-coup …

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Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia

Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia

Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Monday that it had struck a deal with the Australian government that would allow users and publishers in the country to once again share and view links to news articles on the social network. Facebook last …

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Facebook restricts the sharing of news in Australia as Google says it will pay some publishers.

Facebook restricts the sharing of news in Australia as Google says it will pay some publishers.

Facebook restricts the sharing of news in Australia as Google says it will pay some publishers. Facebook restricts the sharing of news in Australia as Google says it will pay some publishers. Facebook said on Wednesday that it would restrict people and publishers from sharing links to news articles in Australia, in response to a proposed law in the country …

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Facebook and Google Diverge in Response to Proposed Australian Law

Facebook and Google Diverge in Response to Proposed Australian Law

Facebook and Google Diverge in Response to Proposed Australian Law Facebook and Google Diverge in Response to Proposed Australian Law SAN FRANCISCO — For months, Facebook and Google have been locked in a stare-down with news publishers and lawmakers in Australia. At the heart of the fight is whether the tech giants should pay news organizations for the news articles …

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