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Wired:
A behind-the-scenes look at two tumultuous years at Facebook as it battled with fake news, its impact on the election, global affairs, and users' minds   —  ONE DAY IN late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook's employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks.
Feb 12, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Snapchat rolled out Do Not Disturb feature a few weeks ago, confirms it's rolling out new text styles in redesigned app available in UK, Australia, and Canada   —  Snap is waking up to the “Time Well Spent” movement Facebook is already addressing.  Snapchat is offering a way to mute specific people without formally blocking them.
Feb 5, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Child health advocates call for Facebook to shutter Messenger Kids app   —  The slings and arrows of outrage keep flying at Facebook.  Today a coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter addressing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and calling for the company to shutter Messenger Kids …
Jan 30, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Mark Zuckerberg says his 2018 personal challenge will be addressing issues like interference by nation states, abuse, quality of time spent on platform   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's mission in 2018 is to fix Facebook's mounting issues from last year, including state interference and harassment on its platforms.
Jan 4, 2018, 11:19 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Facebook's efforts to overhaul political ads on its platform are crucial first steps, but vulnerabilities remain   —  FACEBOOK HAS AGREED to give Congressional investigators roughly 3,000 political ads it found linked to Russian accounts that ran during the 2016 election.
Sep 22, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Colin Stretch / Facebook:
Facebook says it will hand over information on Russia-linked ads bought during 2016 election campaign to Congressional investigators   —  Two weeks ago, we announced we had found more than 3,000 ads addressing social and political issues that ran in the US between 2015 and 2017 and that appear …
Sep 21, 2017, 3:38 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook uses AI and expands human review processes to identify misleading ads and posts that use “cloaking” to disguise true link destinations   —  “Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it's actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders …
Aug 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Facebook proposes Willow Campus, “mixed-use village” expansion to its Menlo Park campus with office buildings, housing, retail space, and a grocery store   —  The proposed village includes offices, home, a grocery store, and parks and plazas  —  MENLO PARK — Aiming …
Jul 7, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship, such as removing false news, and plans to begin explaining how it's addressing each question   —  How should Facebook decide what's allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms?
Jun 15, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook to allow flagging revenge porn for review and removal, prevent further sharing of removed images on Messenger and Instagram using photo-matching tech   —  Facebook has implemented a new photo-matching technology to ensure people can't re-share images previously reported and tagged as revenge porn …
Apr 5, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context

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