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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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Delhi HC directs Facebook, Google, Twitter to globally remove links to video disparaging Ramdev


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Dhanteras 2019: Messages, quotes to wish your loved ones on Facebook, WhatsApp

Here are some Facebook & Whatsapp Messages, SMS, Best Wishes, Status...
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Facebook doesn't fact-check 'politicians' speech': Zuckerberg [Video]Facebook doesn't fact-check 'politicians' speech': Zuckerberg

California Democrat Maxine Waters on Wednesday asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about fact-checking on political ads and Zuckerberg responded: “our policy is that we do not fact-check..

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Zuckerberg reassures skeptical lawmakers about Libra [Video]Zuckerberg reassures skeptical lawmakers about Libra

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra would be a force for good that could reduce costs for electronic..

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Wall St. drops as Brexit strikes again [Video]Wall St. drops as Brexit strikes again

U.S. stocks ended lower Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected a timetable for Brexit, which offset positive U.S. third-quarter earnings. Conway G. Gittens has the rundown.

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Warren takes swipe at Mark Zuckerberg over political ads [Video]Warren takes swipe at Mark Zuckerberg over political ads

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Sunday publicly hit back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after he faced accusations from Democrats that Facebook was profiting from independent..

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Alaska: Fresh, Sustainable Seafood [Video]Alaska: Fresh, Sustainable Seafood

Wild Alaskan Company/Facebook The Wild Alaskan Company is a wild-caught, sustainable seafood delivery service founded by a member of a third-generation Alaskan fishing family. Its mission is to make..

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Premier League reinforces 'No Room for Racism' campaign [Video]Premier League reinforces 'No Room for Racism' campaign

Video launched on Friday shows stars including Raheem Sterling and Tammy Abrahams asking fans to drive racism from soccer

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Hundreds turn out to pay their respects to 100-year-old RAF veteran [Video]Hundreds turn out to pay their respects to 100-year-old RAF veteran

Members of the public gather as the coffin of former RAF serviceman Oswald Dixon, 100, arrives at Agecroft Crematorium, Swinton. Mr Dixon, who had no relatives in the UK, joined the Royal Air Force in..

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Senator Wyden Wants Facebook And Google To Suspend Micro Targeting Tools [Video]Senator Wyden Wants Facebook And Google To Suspend Micro Targeting Tools

Sen. Ron Wyden called on Facebook and Google to suspend micro-targeting on political ads. He said foreign government could take advantage of the tool to influence American elections. According to..

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Australia truck crash causes major beer spill [Video]Australia truck crash causes major beer spill

A truck carrying hundreds of cases of beer crashed on an Australia highway on Tuesday (October 8), causing beer to spill over the road. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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FBI's Wray warns Facebook could help predators [Video]FBI's Wray warns Facebook could help predators

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Friday that Facebook's proposal to encrypt its popular messaging program would turn the platform into a "dream come true for predators and child pornographers." Rough..

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The Facebook ruling that could affect global social media feeds: What do we know? | #TheCube [Video]The Facebook ruling that could affect global social media feeds: What do we know? | #TheCube

Facebook ruling that could affect feeds around the globe | #TheCube

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Five dead after plane crashes in Ukraine [Video]Five dead after plane crashes in Ukraine

A chartered plane has crashed near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, killing five people and injuring three, after apparently running out of fuel, authorities said. Infrastructure minister Vladyslav..

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U.S., UK press Facebook to drop message encryption [Video]U.S., UK press Facebook to drop message encryption

The U.S. and UK are pressing Facebook to drop plans for encrypted messages, and have signed an agreement to fast track requests for information about messages sent by suspected criminals. Julian..

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Facebook can be ordered to remove content [Video]Facebook can be ordered to remove content

Europe's top court ruled Thursday that countries in the bloc can order Facebook to police and remove illegal content worldwide. Fred Katayama reports.

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Audio: Zuckerberg says Warren would 'suck' for tech [Video]Audio: Zuckerberg says Warren would 'suck' for tech

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July that the company would "go to the mat" to defeat Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren's expected effort to break up the..

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Zuckerberg says Warren as president would be bad for tech [Video]Zuckerberg says Warren as president would be bad for tech

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July that the company would “go to the mat” to defeat Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren’s expected effort to break up..

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Teenager shot in chaotic Hong Kong violence [Video]Teenager shot in chaotic Hong Kong violence

A teenage protester was shot in the chest by a police officer, as Hong Kong marked China's National Day with chaotic violence. David Doyle reports.

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O'Rourke Jokes About Animal Abuse [Video]O'Rourke Jokes About Animal Abuse

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign has been struggling for months. He has polled between 1% and 0%, nationally and in state-by-state polling. He doesn't even poll in the top 8 in his own home state..

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No Good Deed? Woman Rescues 'Kitten' That's Something Entirely Different [Video]No Good Deed? Woman Rescues 'Kitten' That's Something Entirely Different

HuffPost reports that on September 20th, a Good Samaritan believed she had rescued a lost kitten. Tennessee resident Jill Hicks was driving to dinner when she rescued what she initially thought was a..

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Sheryl Sandberg Hears Civil Rights Leaders' Concerns [Video]Sheryl Sandberg Hears Civil Rights Leaders' Concerns

A diverse group of civil rights leaders sat down in Atlanta on Thursday for a town hall attended by Facebook officials, including Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, to discuss the matter of..

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Celebrating Alienstock at Area 51 [Video]Celebrating Alienstock at Area 51

Fans of life-forms from other planets turned out for AlienStock at Area 51 in Rachel, Nevada, following the internet's call to "storm Area 51", the secret U.S. military installation. Priscilla Huff..

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Zuckerberg looks for friends on The Hill [Video]Zuckerberg looks for friends on The Hill

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spending three days in Washington with lawmakers in an attempt to soothe ruffled feathers in the face of numerous government investigations. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Zuckerberg's Summer: Paddleboarding At $59 Million Lake Tahoe Compound [Video]Zuckerberg's Summer: Paddleboarding At $59 Million Lake Tahoe Compound

Mark Zuckerberg has a net worth of about $69 billion as of September 2019, making him the eighth-richest person in the world. He spent the summer traveling for a mix of business and pleasure. He went..

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Facebook: Zuckerberg To Meet With Lawmakers This Week [Video]Facebook: Zuckerberg To Meet With Lawmakers This Week

FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam WASHINGTON..

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Facebook and Instagram remove accounts of Italian neo-facist groups | #TheCube [Video]Facebook and Instagram remove accounts of Italian neo-facist groups | #TheCube

"Political parties and candidates, like all individuals and organizations on Facebook and Instagram, must adhere to our rules, regardless of their ideology."

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SC to examine if state can seek access to citizens' social media accounts; transfers HC cases

The critical issue as to whether the state can seek access to citizens' social media accounts by forcing intermediaries like Facebook and WhatsApp would be examined by the Supreme Court, which on..
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India government, Facebook spar over decryption laws at top court

India's government asked Facebook Inc on Tuesday to help it decrypt private messages on its network, citing national security requirements in a court hearing on privacy rights on social media..
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Delhi HC notice to FB and WhatsApp on plea to bring cos under telecom licencing laws


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How far would you go to avoid paying excess baggage fee? This woman wore 2.5 kg

On October 2, Gel Rodriguez, in a Facebook post explained that in order to avoid paying the excess baggage fee, he wore 2.5 kilograms of additional clothing which he packed in his suitcase.
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Four killed in Bangladesh over Facebook post

At least four people were killed and about 50 injured on Sunday in clashes with police in Bangladesh over a Facebook post that offended Muslims, officials said.
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Facebook partners with ministry of tribal affairs to train women


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Martin Luther King's daughter tells Facebook disinformation helped kill civil rights leader

Disinformation campaigns helped lead to the assassination of Martin Luther King, the daughter of the U.S. civil rights champion said on Thursday after the head of Facebook said social media should not..
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Defamatory posts against Gupta taken down, FB tells HC


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Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja 2019: Greetings, WhatsApp messages, Facebook posts

In the full-moon day, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped with much devotion across West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and some of the other states.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram

PM Narendra Modi's followers on Instagram have crossed the 30-million mark. The PM is the most followed political leader on Instagram, ahead of Indonesian President Joko Widodo who has 25.6 million..
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Rahul Gandhi should return as Congress president: Salman Khurshid

In a long Facebook post on Friday, Khurshid referred to the uproar over his remarks, saying, "I am amazed at being lectured by people who know little about personal faithfulness or political strategy...
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Robert Vadra visits Spain, offers prayers to Black Madonna

In a Facebook post, he said, "Spirituality knows no boundaries!I had heard about Santa Maria de Montserrat, one the most important pilgrimage sites in Spain. I decided to visit the holy site & I am..
IndiaTimes - Published

Privacy group says tech giants not delivering on political ads pledges

Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google have failed to provide adequate transparency for global users around political advertising on their platforms, a privacy advocacy group said on Tuesday.
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HC tells FB, Google to remove harassment posts against artist Subodh Gupta

The HC found that none of the alleged victims had identifed themselves nor taken any legal action against Gupta following the allegations in the wake of the Me Too movement last year. Justice Rajiv..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Facebook friends' dupe two women of Rs 5.7 lakh under pretext of Customs nod

Two women, in separate cases, were befriended on Facebook, one with the promise of marriage and other with opening a joint business
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Facebook tightens political ad rules in Singapore as election looms

Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had implemented new rules for political advertisements in Singapore ahead of an election in the city-state expected within months.
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Tech companies back independent watchdog to tackle online extremism

A global working group set up by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft to remove extremist content will become an independent watchdog working "to respond quicker and work more collaboratively to..
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Mumbai: When colourful traditions & festivities of Navratri goes social

Mumbaichi Navratri: The group to post pictures of idol, Aarti on FB, Instagram & Twitter
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‘Social media must follow Lok Sabha poll code’

The Election Commission has written to various social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Google, requesting them to follow the same voluntary code of ethics they had adhered to during the..
IndiaTimes - Published

London police and Facebook move to stop live streaming of terror attacks

London police and Facebook said on Tuesday they plan to share resources to stop the live streaming of terrorist attacks like that in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier this year.
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Facebook briefly blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules.
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Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline

One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform.
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Modi not only a Twitter sensation, but on FB, Insta as well


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Onam 2019: Quotes, Facebook & WhatsApp messages, SMS for your loves ones

Have a wonderful Onam!
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EU antitrust chief Vestager gets another five-year term with more powers

Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook, Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data.
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Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups

Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading..
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Russia says Facebook, Google distributed political ads on election day

Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday's regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity.
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Chandrayaan-2: All set for soft-landing of 'Vikram', PM says mission manifests Indian talent

The touchdown of 'Vikram' lander is scheduled between 1.30 am and 2.30 am, followed by the rollout of rover 'Pragyan' between 5.30 a.m and 6.30 a.m. The soft landing will be telecast live from 1.10 a.m..
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Gujarat: Devotees arrested for dancing drunk, brandish beer bottles

The Surat police came to know about it after the video went viral on Facebook
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Teacher's Day 2019: Best quotes, Facebook messages, WhatsApp to show gratitude towards your teacher

Here are a few quotes and messages to express your gratitude to your favourite teacher...
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Happy Onam 2019: Facebook, WhatsApp messages to wish your loved ones on this auspicious festival

The festival falls on 22nd Nakshatra Thiruvonam in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam.
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Ukraine president's office says no prisoner swap with Russia yet

The office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said no prisoner swap had taken place with Russia yet and the process was ongoing, after an earlier Facebook post by Ukraine's general..
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Ukraine official says Ukraine, Russia swapped prisoners, including sailors

Ukrainian prisoners, including sailors and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, are flying back to Ukraine after a prisoner swap was completed with Russia, according to comments that were reposted on Facebook by..
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Myanmar jails filmmaker for Facebook posts critical of military

A Myanmar court on Thursday sentenced a prominent filmmaker to one year in prison with hard labor for Facebook posts that criticized the military.
Reuters - Published

Tamil Nadu: NIA raids 5 locations in Coimbatore as part of IS probe, laptops, mobile phones, pen-drives seized

Previously in June, NIA had arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module who was a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim.
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Brazilian women must be ashamed of Bolsonaro for mocking my wife, says Macron

Brazilian women are probably ashamed of President Jair Bolsonaro, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, hitting back after the Brazilian leader mocked Macron's wife on Facebook.
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France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge

France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay.
Reuters - Published

YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days..
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Yak ride pic on Facebook ends fugitive UP criminal’s run

Photographs of Hazi Syed — an accused in large-scale violence in Meerut in March and again in June — enjoying a yak ride in front of a waterfall and at a “snow point”, purportedly at Kufri,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over 'inauthentic behavior'

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to "manipulate or corrupt public debate".
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Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea by Facebook, WhatsApp on data sharing

The bench allowed the High Courts to continue with the hearing of the individual petitions but ordered that no final order be passed till the apex court takes a call on the transfer of petitions to it.
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SC agrees to hear FB plea for transfer of cases on linkage of user profile with Aadhaar to itself

A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose issued notices to the Centre and other social networking sites — Google, Twitter and YouTube — on a petition filed by Facebook seeking transfer..
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SC seeks Centre's reply on Facebook's plea over linking social media accounts with Aadhaar


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Italy's Di Maio signals imminent end of government, thanks Conte

Luigi Di Maio, head of the ruling 5-Star Movement, signaled the imminent demise of Italy's coalition government on Tuesday with a Facebook post thanking Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Reuters - Published

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts

China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to..
Reuters - Published

Govt bats for Aadhaar link to Facebook users

Says it will serve crime detection, check hate-mongering
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Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019

Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.
Reuters - Published

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