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Rob Goldman / Facebook:
Facebook says aged-based targeting for employment is an accepted industry practice, disagrees with allegations that the ads are discriminatory   —  Our view on age-based targeting for employment ads  —  In the last year ProPublica has uncovered a number of different flaws in our advertising systems.
Dec 20, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will now proactively recognize contact from new accounts by people you blocked and adds option to ignore Messenger conversations   —  By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety  —  Today we are announcing new tools to prevent harassment on Facebook and in Messenger - part of our ongoing efforts to build a safe community.
Dec 19, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela / Facebook:
Facebook will now use facial recognition technology to alert users when someone uploads their photos without tagging them   —  Today we're announcing new, optional tools to help people better manage their identity on Facebook using face recognition.  Powered by the same technology we've used …
Dec 19, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Chris Sonderby / Facebook:
Facebook transparency report for H1 2017: account data requests up 21% globally YoY to ~79K; 57% of US requests included order banning FB from notifying users   —  Today we are releasing our Transparency Report, previously called the Government Requests Report, for the first half of 2017.
Dec 18, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook, citing academic research, says people “passively consuming” social media feel worse afterwards while active interaction improves well-being   —  By David Ginsberg, Director of Research, and Moira Burke, Research Scientist at Facebook  —  With people spending …
Dec 15, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Shruthi Muraleedharan / Facebook:
Facebook debuts Snooze, a News Feed feature to temporarily unfollow a person, Page, or group for 30 days   —  One of our core News Feed values is giving people more control.  Today, we're launching Snooze, which will give you the option to temporarily unfollow a person, Page or group for 30 days.
Dec 15, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook details Messenger's 2017: over 7B daily conversations; 17B realtime video chats, up 2X over 2016; 2.5M new groups started daily, averaging 10 people   —  Over the holidays we all want to take time to celebrate, reflect and stay in touch with the people we love.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook says 99% of ISIS and Al Qaeda-related terror content is removed via AI before users flag it, and 83% of copies are removed within an hour of upload   —  By Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, and Brian Fishman, Head of Counterterrorism Policy, Facebook
Nov 28, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook expands its peer-to-peer Messenger payments tool to the UK and France, the first expansion since p2p payments launched in US in 2015   —  Today we're adding one of the most requested features in Messenger to two new countries by introducing peer-to-peer payments to people in the UK and France.
Nov 7, 2017, 1:08 PMIn context
Rob Goldman / Facebook:
Facebook will start testing new ad transparency features in Canada in Nov., in US and elsewhere by summer, including an option to see all ads a page is running   —  When it comes to advertising on Facebook, people should be able to tell who the advertiser is and see the ads they're running, especially for political ads.
Oct 27, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context

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