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Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook

Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook

Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook The Wall Street Journal had reported on aspects of the draft complaint earlier. The swell of recent antitrust cases filed against Google and Facebook has cast a spotlight on lucrative deals among Big Tech. In October, the Justice Department sued Google and homed in …

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Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side.

Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side.

Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side. Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side. After Twitter and Facebook kicked President Trump off their platforms, and his supporters began comparing his social media muzzling to Chinese censorship, the president won support from an unexpected source: China. “Legally he’s still the president. This is a coup,” …

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Facebook and Twitter Face International Scrutiny After Trump Ban

Facebook and Twitter Face International Scrutiny After Trump Ban

Facebook and Twitter Face International Scrutiny After Trump Ban Facebook and Twitter Face International Scrutiny After Trump Ban LONDON — In Sri Lanka and Myanmar, Facebook kept up posts that it had been warned contributed to violence. In India, activists have urged the company to combat posts by political figures targeting Muslims. And in Ethiopia, groups pleaded for the social …

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Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election

Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election

Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election NAIROBI, Kenya — Uganda’s president has blocked Facebook from operating in his country, just days after the social media company removed fake accounts linked to his government ahead of a hotly contested general election set to take place on Thursday. In a televised address late on …

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Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Just hours after rioters were cleared from the Capitol on Wednesday, there was already discussion about what would happen next on Parler and Gab, another social-media platform that has become popular with the far right. Mr. Trump was expected to take his …

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Trump Is Banned on Facebook ‘at Least’ Until His Term is Over

Trump Is Banned on Facebook 'at Least' Until His Term is Over

Trump Is Banned on Facebook ‘at Least’ Until His Term is Over Trump Is Banned on Facebook ‘at Least’ Until His Term is Over SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Thursday said it will block President Trump on its platforms at least until the end of his term on Jan. 20, as the mainstream online world moved forcefully to limit the …

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Twitter and Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts After Violence on Capitol Hill

Violence on Capitol Hill Is a Day of Reckoning for Social Media

Twitter and Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts After Violence on Capitol Hill Twitter and Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts After Violence on Capitol Hill SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday locked the accounts of President Trump, which prevents him from posting messages to his more than 88 million followers on Twitter and 35 million followers on Facebook, after he published …

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FarmVille Once Took Over Facebook. Now Everything Is FarmVille.

FarmVille Once Took Over Facebook. Now Everything Is FarmVille.

FarmVille Once Took Over Facebook. Now Everything Is FarmVille. FarmVille Once Took Over Facebook. Now Everything Is FarmVille. In early 2009, when Facebook was still nascent in its efforts to swallow as much of the internet as possible, online games were not yet the behemoth they would become. Then, that June, came FarmVille. If you weren’t among the tens of …

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QAnon is still spreading on Facebook, despite a ban.

QAnon is still spreading on Facebook, despite a ban.

QAnon is still spreading on Facebook, despite a ban. QAnon is still spreading on Facebook, despite a ban. QAnon “superspreaders” have continued to be active on Facebook, even after the company banned the conspiracy movement from its platform two months ago, according to a report released on Friday. The report, which identified people who acted as superspreaders of the QAnon …

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Facebook reverses postelection algorithm changes that boosted news from authoritative sources.

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Facebook reverses postelection algorithm changes that boosted news from authoritative sources. Facebook reverses postelection algorithm changes that boosted news from authoritative sources. Facebook confirmed that it has in the past few days rolled back a change that lifted news from authoritative outlets over hyperpartisan sources after November’s election, signaling a return to normalcy for the social network. The change involved …

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