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  1. tv review
    Sorry for Your Loss Is a Wonderfully Sensitive Show About GriefThe Facebook Watch drama is meticulously observed and often cathartic.
  2. sex symbols
    Facebook Apologizes For Taking Down Your Burt Reynolds NudesThey were wrong to pull your pics of his 1972 Cosmopolitan centerfold, and they’re sorry.
  3. crime
    Las Vegas Man Extorted Sexually Explicit Images From 500 Girls, Prosecutors SayThis crime is a classic example of “sextortion.”
  4. regulation
    Vague Questions and Vaguer Answers from Twitter and Facebook on Capitol HillThe first step is articulating the problem.
  5. facebook
    44 Percent of Young Americans Deleted Facebook From Their PhoneBetween the ages of 18 and 29? There are decent odds that you deleted the Facebook app in the past 12 months, per new numbers from Pew.
  6. facebook
    Facebook Used the Philippines to Test Free Internet. Then a Dictator Was ElectedFacebook used 100 million people as a test bed for cheap internet provided by Facebook, and unwittingly helped fuel a brutal crackdown.
  7. facebook
    Facebook Removes Its VPN App Designed to Track UsersApple told Facebook the app violated its policy.
  8. revenge hacking
    Should Companies Be Allowed to Revenge Hack?The idea of companies retaliating against hackers is gaining traction — but it could lead to an escalation of conflict or even global war.
  9. facebook
    New Study: High Facebook Usage Linked to ViolenceAttacks against refugees correlated with areas of higher-than-average Facebook usage.
  10. content
    SEO Is Back. Thank God.Facebook says the traffic is gone and it’s not coming back.
  11. facebook
    Facebook Will Ask Larger Pages for AuthorizationNow you can know a little bit more about where Page admins come from.
  12. The Only Pressure Facebook Understands Is From Its Megaplatform RivalsNobody can force Facebook to do anything, unless they’re the competition.
  13. Facebook, Apple, and Spotify Remove Infowars ContentAll three platforms cited “hate speech” as the reason.
  14. The Internet Is Lying to YouThe modern practice of redirecting links runs counter to the original vision of the internet.
  15. Facebook Says ‘Bad Actors’ Are Running an Influence Campaign on the PlatformThe social network won’t say who it thinks is behind the account though.
  16. Facebook Is Running Out of HumansFacebook stock fell 24 percent overnight not because of political scandal but because there just aren’t enough people for it to grow.
  17. Parents of Sandy Hook Victim Pen Open Letter to FacebookLeonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa’s son Noah was the youngest victim of the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012.
  18. Facebook Banned From Providing Free Lunch to EmployeesThe ban impacts the company’s new office in Mountain View.
  19. fake news
    Egyptian ‘Fake News’ Law Could Censor Social-Media UsersWhile Facebook remains muted on how to handle fake news, Egypt has issued its own legislation, which critics fear will censor social media.
  20. WhatsApp Limits Message Forwarding in Hopes of Preventing KillingsViral videos and misinformation have led to multiple instances of mob violence.
  21. facebook
    Does Facebook Need a Constitution?Facebook’s gestures toward “free speech” make it sound like a liberal democracy. But where are its checks and balances?
  22. Facebook Can’t Fix Itself Because It Doesn’t Want to Understand the ProblemFacebook won’t get better until it stops genuflecting for the right wing and starts thinking about politics in context.
  23. Facebook Won’t Ban Infowars Because … Honestly It Doesn’t Have a Good ReasonFacebook called Infowars “really problematic,” but said it hasn’t done anything to warrant being banned.
  24. Facebook Announces a Bunch of Fox News ProgrammingAs part of Facebook Watch, the company is paying Fox News for hours of content.
  25. Facebook Apologizes After Flagging Declaration of Independence As Hate SpeechThe phrase “Indian Savages” triggered Facebook’s monitoring system.
  26. Facebook Shuts Down TBH, Which You’re Only Just Now RememberingFacebook snuffs out another competitor.
  27. Majority of Republicans Think Tech Companies Are Censoring ThemWhile once a narrow view confined to hyperpartisan extremes, this narrative has become the new normal.
  28. huda boss
    Talking to the Sisters Behind One of Instagram’s Biggest Beauty AccountsHuda and Mona Kattan on Botox, face masks, and their sibling relationship.
  29. Facebook Drops Its Drone ProjectFacebook’s quest to beam internet to developing countries hits a snag.
  30. How The Good Fight Brought the Trump Era to TV, From the Pee Tape to #MeTooThe show’s second season spun real-life news into fleet-footed TV.
  31. Facebook Researchers Use Powerful AI to Fix Blinking in PhotosUsing powerful algorithms to solve our most frustrating global issues.
  32. shots fired
    The Onion Declares War on Mark Zuckerberg and FacebookNow this is the good stuff.
  33. When It Comes to News, Users Are Switching From Facebook to Other FacebookWhatsApp and Instagram are popular alternatives.
  34. Facebook’s Policy Head Is Leaving the CompanyWell, he tried?
  35. Facebook Bug Might Have Had Users Post Private Things PubliclyThe glitch affected 14 million people.
  36. Facebook Gave Device-Makers Privileged Access to User DataThe access remained even after Facebook claimed it had fixed the issue.
  37. Facebook Will Remove Its Trending SectionThe feature was a big headache for Facebook.
  38. Google, Facebook Already Facing Lawsuits Under New European Privacy LawThe E.U.’s new data-privacy law went into effect today — and Google and Facebook are already facing legal complaints.
  39. You Can Now See Who’s Paying for Political Ads on Facebook and InstagramFacebook starts attaching disclosure statements to political advertising.
  40. sexual assault
    In Unearthed Video, R. Kelly Boasts That It’s ‘Too Late’ to End His CareerIn a newly surfaced Facebook Live video, R. Kelly dismisses the sexual-assault allegations against him.
  41. The Facebook Road Show Is Finally OverFacebook has been given enough opportunities to make its case.
  42. internet
    The E.U.’s New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better InternetData regulation could do more than protect your personal information — it might result in a new, happier internet.
  43. More Than Half of Russian Facebook Ads Focused on RaceRace was the Russian operation’s go-to wedge when it tried to divide Americans before and after the 2016 election.
  44. Remember Cambridge Analytica? Wall Street Doesn’t.Facebook is now just as valuable as it was before the scandal.
  45. Looks Like Facebook Is Going to Copy BitmojiSorry, Snapchat.
  46. Turns Out the Whole Facebook Scandal Ended With People Using Facebook … More?A new study found that 75 percent of users are still as engaged on the platform as they were before the Cambridge Analytica news.
  47. Facebook Debates a Subscription ModelHow much is your privacy worth?
  48. Facebook Agrees to Civil-Rights AuditFacebook wants you to know that it cares.
  49. Everything You Need to Know From Today’s Big Facebook AnnouncementsA dating app, privacy protections, and group video chat.
  50. Facebook Announces Function to Stop Facebook From Tracking You Around the WebNow you can tell Facebook to forget about you.
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