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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

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Armenia seals Iran border after coronavirus reports

Armenia is closing its border with Iran for two weeks and suspending air traffic after reports of coronavirus cases there, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a Facebook post on Sunday.
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Man streams suicide attempt live on Facebook, Kolkata Police comes to rescue

The incident took place near the Garfa Police station area in Kolkata.
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G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak [Video]G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak

Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies wrapped up their two-day meeting on Sunday that was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Ciara Lee..

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Final Labour leadership hustings before voting starts [Video]Final Labour leadership hustings before voting starts

The candidates vying to be the next leader of the Labour Party have told members at the Durham hustings how they would win back seats lost to the Conservatives in the 2019 General Elections. Report by..

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People start leaving coronavirus quarantine in Milton Keynes [Video]People start leaving coronavirus quarantine in Milton Keynes

Evacuees from Wuhan have been released from a two-week coronavirus quarantine centre in Milton Keynes this morning. More than 100 people flown out of the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak left..

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Diamond Princess evacuees arrive at Arrowe Park Hospital [Video]Diamond Princess evacuees arrive at Arrowe Park Hospital

The 32 evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have arrived at Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral. The passengers wearing masks were split between three coaches along with medical professionals..

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Further rainfall causes more floods in parts of Yorkshire [Video]Further rainfall causes more floods in parts of Yorkshire

Parts of Yorkshire have been suffering the affects of further rainfall. Major roads in the Wharfe Valley became impassable after the river burst its banks and caused chaos for residents and businesses..

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Inside Arrowe Park Hospital’s quarantine facility [Video]Inside Arrowe Park Hospital’s quarantine facility

Cameras have been allowed inside Arrowe Park Hospital to film the special quarantine facility where 32 passengers who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise liner will stay for two weeks after..

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Repatriation plane lands at MOD Boscombe Down [Video]Repatriation plane lands at MOD Boscombe Down

A repatriation flight carrying 32 British and European evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship has landed at the Ministry of Defence base Boscombe Down in Wiltshire shortly after 1130am. The..

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NHS introduces home testing to stop spread of coronavirus [Video]NHS introduces home testing to stop spread of coronavirus

In order to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in the UK, the National Health Service has started pilots of home testing where NHS staff, including nurses and paramedics, will visit people in..

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Prince Charles visits flood affected residents of Pontypridd [Video]Prince Charles visits flood affected residents of Pontypridd

The Prince of Wales has visited Pontypridd in South Wales, where he met residents and businesses affected by the recent floods. Prince Charles was greeted by large crowds of people in the town when he..

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London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives his attacker [Video]London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives his attacker

A Muslim prayer leader, Raafat Maglad, has said he forgives his attacker after returning to the mosque where he was stabbed. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral [Video]Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral

Manchester United greats Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law are among mourners who have gathered for the funeral of club hero Harry Gregg. The former Northern Ireland international..

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Mosques want to remain 'friendly and open', says Faith Forum [Video]Mosques want to remain 'friendly and open', says Faith Forum

Director of the London Faiths Forum says the Regent's Park mosque attack was "really concerning" and that worshippers needed to be "more equipped" to protect each other. He adds mosques wanted to..

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Witness describes moment man was stabbed in mosque [Video]Witness describes moment man was stabbed in mosque

An eyewitness to the Regent's Park mosque stabbing described the moment worshippers tackled the knifeman after he attacked a 70-year-old man. Abi Watik, 59, said the victim was stabbed once in the..

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Witnesses describe scene after mosque attack [Video]Witnesses describe scene after mosque attack

Witnesses describe the scene at London Central Mosque in Regent's Park after a man was stabbed. Scotland Yard say the stabbing is not being treated as terror related. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Prince Charles calls for more biodiversity [Video]Prince Charles calls for more biodiversity

The Prince of Wales has highlighted the need for more biodiversity while speaking at a climate conference in Kew Gardens. His Royal Highness spoke at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew's Plant Health and..

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One injured in London mosque stabbing [Video]One injured in London mosque stabbing

A man has been arrested after a stabbing inside London Central Mosque in Regent's Park. A man is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, while the suspect has been arrested on suspicion of..

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Tony Blair calls for 'head-to-toe renewal' of Labour [Video]Tony Blair calls for 'head-to-toe renewal' of Labour

Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for a "born again, head-to-toe renewal" of his party, highlighting its failings at the last election over the Brexit issue. Report by Etemadil. Like..

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New £20 banknote launches featuring artist Turner [Video]New £20 banknote launches featuring artist Turner

The Bank of England has launched a new £20 polymer banknote featuring artist JMW Turner. The new note which enters circulation today also has an augmented reality function which brings a Turner..

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Business minister to bring science closer to business [Video]Business minister to bring science closer to business

Business minister Nadhim Zahawi says he wants to bring science closer to business to improve outcomes for NHS patients. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Business Minister reacts to shooting in Germany [Video]Business Minister reacts to shooting in Germany

Business minister Nadhim Zahawi reacts to the shooting in Germany overnight, calling for a 'collective effort' from society to identify individuals at risk of far-right or Islamist extremism. Report by..

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Sussexes to lose 'royal' brand [Video]Sussexes to lose 'royal' brand

Intellectual property lawyer David Knight reflects on the news that Harry and Meghan won't be able to use the word 'royal' in their new enterprise. A spokeswoman confirmed today that the couple will..

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Patient plays violin as surgeons perform brain surgery [Video]Patient plays violin as surgeons perform brain surgery

Professional musician Dagmar Turner, who was diagnosed with a large brain tumour after suffering a seizure during a symphony performance, played the violin as surgeons operated on her brain to help..

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British pensioners test positive for coronavirus on cruise [Video]British pensioners test positive for coronavirus on cruise

A British couple on board a cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for coronavirus. David and Sally Abel's son Steve says he has struggled listening to his father lose hope amid the ordeal, as they..

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The Queen opens new specialist medical facility in London [Video]The Queen opens new specialist medical facility in London

Her Majesty The Queen has opened a new specialist medical facility in the heart of London which will treat complex dental, ear, nose, throat, hearing and balance conditions. The Queen met patients..

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Nigel Farage warns of more immigration under new system [Video]Nigel Farage warns of more immigration under new system

Nigel Farage says the government's new immigration system is a 'big step in the right direction' but warns that it could actually bring in more immigrants, particularly from countries outside the EU...

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Maha Shivratri 2020: WhatsApp, Facebook, SMS messages you can send on this day

Some Happy Mahashivratri quotes you can send to wish your loved ones on this auspicious.
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Israeli court orders Facebook to unblock account of NSO Group employee

A Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, and similar rulings are expected for other employees in the coming days, an..
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In further bid to silence media, Somalia harassing journalists online: Amnesty

Amnesty International has accused Somalia's government of creating teams of online monitors who troll journalists and report them to Facebook's standard enforcers in order to disable their accounts and..
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Russian court fines Facebook $63,000 over data law breach: RIA

A Russian court fined social media company Facebook 4 million roubles ($62,922) on Thursday for its failure to comply with a Russian data law, the RIA news agency reported.
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400 million social media users are set to lose their anonymity in India

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies..
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Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Facebook on Wednesday said it had suspended a network of accounts used by Russian military intelligence to seed false narratives online targeting Ukraine and other countries in Eastern Europe.
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Cisco, Facebook, Sprint pull out of Barcelona meet over coronavirus fears

Cisco Systems Inc , Sprint Corp and Facebook Inc on Tuesday became the latest U.S. technology companies to pull out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Facebook's 'double-edged sword' in Thai carnage

Facebook celebrity doctor Parkphum Dejhutsadin said his phone suddenly started pinging on Saturday - scores of his two million followers in Thailand were desperate and they needed his help.
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Soldier kills 20 in shooting rampage in Thailand's northeast

A Thai soldier killed at least 20 people in a shooting rampage in northeastern Thailand on Saturday, posting messages on Facebook during the attack, and was holed up in a shopping mall nine hours after..
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Facebook says removed account of gunman in Thai shooting

Facebook said on Saturday it had removed the account of the man suspected of a mass shooting in northeast Thailand and would remove any content related to the attack that violated its policies.
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Father of man mentioned on FB condemns act of violence


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Gunman fires at Indian protesters after threatening 'final journey' live on Facebook

A gunman went live on Facebook to warn he was taking his "final journey" before firing at a protest against India's new citizenship law in Delhi on Thursday, wounding a student.
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Facebook deletes Jamia shooter Rambhakt Gopal's account

Alarmed at the popularity and convergence of anti-social elements on Jamia shooter Rambhakt Gopal's Facebook timeline, the social media giant on Thursday deleted his account at 5.30pm.
IndiaTimes - Published

Rambhakt Gopal's Facebook live videos become rallying point for right-wingers

Within an hour of posting four Facebook live videos, Jamia shooter Rambhakt Gopal's Facebook timeline is full of tweets congratulating him on his actions.
IndiaTimes - Published

Italian far-right leader says terrorized by online stalker

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, told a court on Wednesday she feared for her three-year-old daughter after an online stalker claimed on Facebook that the child was his.
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Stores closed, employees evacuated, travel restricted as coronavirus spreads

Companies around the globe from Facebook to Japan's Nippon Steel have restricted travel to China, as the outbreak of a new coronavirus, which has killed over 100 people and infected more than 4,000 in..
Reuters - Published

Facebook asks employees to put off non-essential travel to China

Facebook Inc has asked employees to suspend non-essential travel to mainland China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Vasant Panchami 2020: WhatsApp, Facebook, SMS and quotes to send your loved ones on Saraswati puja

Vasant Panchami is a day celebrated to honour the goddess of knowledge, learning, music, art, and science, Goddess Saraswati.
DNA - Published

We're getting better at protecting elections: Facebook's Clegg

Facebook will do a better job of preventing bad actors from abusing its platform to manipulate this year's U.S. presidential election than it did four years ago, its public affairs chief Nick Clegg..
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Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing..
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Michigan governor urges broader Facebook crackdown on hate speech, citing attacks on state's lawmakers

Michigan's Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on the social network and protect the security of elections, citing attacks on..
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Harvey Weinstein jury selection: bias, big data and 'likes'

When lawyers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial question potential jurors on Thursday, they may already know who has used the #MeToo hashtag on Twitter or criticized victims of sexual harassment in a..
Reuters - Published

Makar Sankranti, Pongal: SMS, WhatsApp status, Facebook messages you can send your loved ones

Here are a few suggestions you can send to your friends, family, and loved ones on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to celebrate the occasion of Makar Sankranti & Pongal.
DNA - Published

Eastern Libyan forces says ready and determined to achieve victory: website

Eastern Libyan forces, which have been trying to seize the capital Tripoli held by the internationally recognized government, said they are "ready and determined" to achieve victory, the forces'..
Reuters - Published

Lohri 2020: SMS, quotes, Facebook, WhatsApp messages to send to your loved ones

Lohri commemorates the passing of winter solstice and is thus celebrated on the shortest day of the year. Do not forget to send your warm wishes to your near and dear ones on this festive day...
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Jammu man arrested for sharing vital information on Facebook


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Tunisia PM-designate submits government to president: presidency office

Tunisia's designated prime minister Habib Jemli has submitted a proposed cabinet to President Kais Saied, the office of the presidency said on Wednesday on its Facebook page without giving details.
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Navy bans use of Facebook by personnel to prevent 'honey-trapping'

In yet another military directive to prevent the “leaking” of classified information to online espionage agents from China and Pakistan, the Navy has banned the use of Facebook for all its..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy bans use of Facebook by naval personnel

It has also banned smartphones at naval bases, dockyards and on-board warships.The "stringent" step has been taken by Navy soon after seven naval personnel were caught leaking sensitive information to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Happy New Year 2020: New Year wishes, quotes, WhatsApp status, Facebook messages, SMS to send your loved ones

Happy New Year.
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Childhood buddies wrangle, WhatsApp groups see exits over CAA-NRC debates on social media.

As protests across the country over the CAA and a possible NRC turned violent leaving around 20 dead and several injured in clashes, there were heated debates on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp...
IndiaTimes - Published

Singapore 'fake news' law ensnares government critics

A Singapore opposition politician was asked to correct a Facebook post criticizing state education spending on Monday, the fourth use of a new "fake news" law that has been used against government..
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This girl reunites with family after 12 years through Facebook; thanks to her employer

Amazing!
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Australia to probe foreign interference through social media platforms

Australia on Thursday established an investigation into potential foreign political interference through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WeChat.
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Britain's Johnson backs digital tax despite Trump's ire

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would press ahead with new taxes on U.S internet giants like Facebook and Google, putting him at odds with U.S. President Trump who has threatened..
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Facebook to launch new tool allowing transfer of photos, videos to Google Photos

The option for the free transfer of data will be rolled out from the first half of 2020. It will also make it easier for users to delete their accounts without fear of losing any photos or videos..
DNA - Published

Sena deepens suspense over Pankaja's plans

JP politician Pankaja Munde's defeat in the recent assembly polls shocked many, and now her Facebook page has left people confused about her continuity in the party.
IndiaTimes - Published

UK Conservatives ramp up Facebook election ads

Britain's governing Conservative Party has ramped up its campaigning efforts on social media platform Facebook with a surge of ads highlighting policy areas to younger voters.
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Britain's electoral law not fit for purpose, says regulator

Laws governing the upcoming British election are not fit for purpose and steps by Facebook and Google to increase transparency around digital adverts are not a substitute for reform, the Electoral..
Reuters - Published

Day after Facebook post on future plans, Pankaja Munde removes BJP from Twitter bio

Her Twitter bio now says 'RT's r not endorsements.'
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Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

Singapore instructed Facebook on Friday to publish a correction notice on a user's social media post under a new 'fake news' law, raising fresh questions about how the firm will adhere to government..
Reuters - Published

Government plans WhatsApp security systems audit

The government wants to conduct an audit and inspection of security systems and processes of Facebook-owned instant messenger WhatsApp over the Pegasus spyware controversy. This is the second major..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vietnam jails three more activists in crackdown on Facebook posts

Vietnam has jailed three more people for anti-government posts on social media platform Facebook deemed to defame the ruling Communist Party and the government, state media and police said on Thursday,..
Reuters - Published

Digvijaya asks govt to come clean on Pegasus, demands JPC

In a scathing attack, the veteran Congress leader said that the government had procured Pegasus as part of an organised plan and used it illegally. He alleged that home minister Amit Shah had a few..
IndiaTimes - Published

Blogger tests Singapore's fake news law by rebuffing correction order

A blogger said on Thursday he would not comply with a Singapore government order to correct a Facebook post in the first test of the city-state's new 'fake news' law.
Reuters - Published

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