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Tessa Lyons / Facebook:
Facebook announces updates in effort to fight false news: using more machine learning, expanding fact-checking partnerships, using Claim Review framework, more   —  Over the last year and half, we have been committed to fighting false news through a combination of technology and human review …
Jun 21, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Ime Archibong / Facebook Newsroom:
Facebook says device-integrated APIs allowed vendors to recreate Facebook-like experiences, were governed by strict contracts, and are being faded out   —  The New York Times has today written a long piece about our device-integrated APIs — software we launched 10 years ago to help get Facebook onto mobile devices.
Jun 4, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook will check images and text, who is being targeted, and any linked websites in issue ads as it begins to apply new policies   —  Political advertising serves an important purpose.  It helps candidates share their views with the public more broadly, and it can help encourage people to get involved in the political process.
May 24, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Rob Leathern / Facebook:
Facebook rolls out “Paid for by” disclosure labels on Facebook and Instagram for political ads in US, including issues ads that deal with 20 specific subjects   —  As we announced last month, we're making big changes to the way ads with political content work on Facebook to help prevent abuse, especially during elections.
May 24, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Guy Rosen / Facebook:
Facebook says it can currently use its advances in AI to flag and remove content before it's even been reported   —  There are two ways to get bad content, like terrorist videos, hate speech, porn or violence off Facebook: take it down when someone flags it, or proactively find it using technology.
May 2, 2018, 1:28 PMIn context
Facebook:
F8 Day One highlights: Clear History coming, dating on Facebook, video chat on Instagram, Oculus Go on sale, WhatsApp and Messenger updates, full keynote video   —  Today, our global developer community gathered in San Jose for F8, an annual two-day event where developers come together to explore the future of technology.
May 1, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Tarunya Govindarajan / Facebook:
Facebook's Messenger Kids gets a sleep mode that lets parents set predetermined off times for the app   —  Messenger Kids was built to give parents more control and to give kids a safer space to message and video chat with close friends and family.  Parental controls are core …
Apr 27, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Monika Bickert / Facebook:
Facebook publishes the internal guidelines it uses to enforce its public Community Standards, will allow users to appeal when their posts are taken down   —  One of the questions we're asked most often is how we decide what's allowed on Facebook.  These decisions are among the most important …
Apr 24, 2018, 5:05 AMIn context
Facebook:
Ahead of GDPR, Facebook debuts enhanced privacy controls for all users globally, starting in EU, with more choices about ads, allowing face recognition, more   —  In recent weeks we've announced several steps to give people more control over their privacy and explain how we use data.
Apr 18, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Facebook:
Following questions from Congress about Facebook's web tracking of users who aren't logged in, the company details what data it collects and how   —  Last week, Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the US Congress.  He answered more than 500 questions and promised that we would get back on the 40 …
Apr 16, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
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