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Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try. Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try. SAN FRANCISCO — Last Saturday, after a three-mile hike through the Presidio, I stood in a throng of tourists looking at the Golden Gate Bridge. As the crowd snapped photos of the landmark, I …

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Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men

Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men

Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men Facebook users who recently watched a video from a British tabloid featuring Black men saw an automated prompt from the social network that asked if they would like to “keep seeing videos about Primates,” causing the …

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How Facebook Relies on Accenture to Scrub Toxic Content

How Facebook Relies on Accenture to Scrub Toxic Content

How Facebook Relies on Accenture to Scrub Toxic Content How Facebook Relies on Accenture to Scrub Toxic Content In 2010, Accenture scored an accounting contract with Facebook. By 2012, that had expanded to include a deal for moderating content, particularly outside the United States. That year, Facebook sent employees to Manila and Warsaw to train Accenture workers to sort through …

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Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission

Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission

Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission Facebook has approached academics and policy experts about forming a commission to advise it on global election-related matters, said five people with knowledge of the discussions, a move that would allow the social network to shift some of its political decision-making to an advisory …

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Qué es Workrooms, el entorno de realidad virtual de Facebook

Can Facebook Make Virtual Reality Happen for Real This Time?

Qué es Workrooms, el entorno de realidad virtual de Facebook Qué es Workrooms, el entorno de realidad virtual de Facebook Oculus también ha comprado varios estudios de producción de juegos y otras empresas basadas en la realidad virtual, como BigBox VR, Beat Games y Sanzaru Games, para crear más contenido de realidad virtual. Con Workrooms, Facebook quiere llevar Oculus más …

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Facebook, Fearing Public Outcry, Shelved Earlier Report on Popular Posts

Facebook, Fearing Public Outcry, Shelved Earlier Report on Popular Posts

Facebook, Fearing Public Outcry, Shelved Earlier Report on Popular Posts Facebook, Fearing Public Outcry, Shelved Earlier Report on Popular Posts When Facebook this week released its first quarterly report about the most viewed posts in the United States, Guy Rosen, its vice president of integrity, said the social network had undertaken “a long journey” to be “by far the most …

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Facebook Hides Friends Lists to Protect Users in Afghanistan

Facebook Hides Friends Lists to Protect Users in Afghanistan

Facebook Hides Friends Lists to Protect Users in Afghanistan Facebook Hides Friends Lists to Protect Users in Afghanistan Facebook says it has added several security features to help people in Afghanistan control their accounts as fears rise of reprisals from the Taliban. In a series of tweets late Thursday, Facebook’s head of security said the company had temporarily disabled the …

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F.T.C. Refiles Facebook Antitrust Suit

F.T.C. Refiles Facebook Antitrust Suit

F.T.C. Refiles Facebook Antitrust Suit F.T.C. Refiles Facebook Antitrust Suit WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission took new aim at Facebook on Thursday, beefing up its accusations that the company was a monopoly that illegally crushed competition, in an attempt to overcome the skepticism of a federal judge who threw out the agency’s original case two months ago. The suit …

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Can Facebook Make Virtual Reality Happen for Real This Time?

Can Facebook Make Virtual Reality Happen for Real This Time?

Can Facebook Make Virtual Reality Happen for Real This Time? Can Facebook Make Virtual Reality Happen for Real This Time? SAN FRANCISCO — For years, the idea that virtual reality would go mainstream has remained exactly that: virtual. Though tech giants like Facebook and Sony have spent billions of dollars trying to perfect the experience, virtual reality has stayed a …

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Facebook says it wants a ‘fair shot’ in the crypto payments sphere.

Facebook says it wants a ‘fair shot’ in the crypto payments sphere.

Facebook says it wants a ‘fair shot’ in the crypto payments sphere. Facebook says it wants a ‘fair shot’ in the crypto payments sphere. Facebook’s mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Increasingly, that’s not just about connecting friends and family to share messages, but also serving as a platform for people’s financial lives. Some $100 billion in payments …

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