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    Facebook Announces Fake Ban Against DeepfakesThe policy is narrowly defined and continues a huge carve-out, making it completely useless for combating misinformation.
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    Facebook’s Privacy Tool Launched Months Ago. Or Did It?Despite promising access, Facebook’s “clear history” tool is MIA for most of the United States, with no clear release date.
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    What Does Facebook Know That We Don’t?Facebook is, for some reason, making its name more prominent in its other apps.
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    The Real Reason Facebook Won’t Ban Political AdsThe company has made it impossible for brands and campaigns alike to reach Facebook users through posts.
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    The Zuck’s SpeechThe Facebook CEO’s speech defending his right to not do anything and take no responsibility misses the point.
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    Zuckerberg Meets the Panopticon He CreatedEven in private, among loyal subjects, the CEO needs to act like he’s speaking to the public.
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    Facebook’s Dating Service Is, Unfortunately, Made by FacebookThe social-media company insists its new dating service is separate from existing Facebook, but instead, it is built atop it.
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    Facebook Exacerbates One Problem by Trying to Solve AnotherIn reintroducing human editors, Facebook is making it easier for bad-faith critics to claim bias.
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    Facebook Is Trying to Protect Itself From Antitrust ActionThe company is integrating Instagram and WhatsApp more closely with Facebook to make it harder to break up.
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    Facebook’s FTC Deal Won’t Change FacebookThe FTC gave Zuckerberg a slap on the wrist.
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    FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion Over Cambridge Analytica ScandalWall Street celebrated the news, and it doesn’t sound like Facebook will radically change.
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    Facebook May Actually Launch a Functional Privacy ToolThe company is moving ahead with a “Clear History” tool, and Zuckerberg warned advertisers that ad targeting may suffer as a result.
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    Facebook Sets Aside $3 Billion for FTC FineDespite news that the FTC is preparing to levy the largest fine ever against a tech company, Facebook’s stock price rose this morning.
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    Facebook Is Not Good at Protecting Your PrivacyThe site revealed this week that it stored millions of passwords insecurely and scraped users’ email contacts to use for ad targeting.
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    Mark Zuckerberg Discovers the Problem With Facebook Is FacebookMark Zuckerberg’s solution for Facebook’s privacy issues doesn’t address the features that caused them in the first place.
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    Mark Zuckerberg: ‘That May Be Good for the World But It’s Not Good For Us’Information cannot just flow through the internet; it all has to flow through Facebook.
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    Mark Zuckerberg Is Done Apologizing to YouThere are no checks on the Facebook founder’s power, and he knows it.
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    Facebook Can’t Explain What Separates Its PR Operation and Russian Troll FarmsFacebook used a consulting firm to clandestinely push propaganda into the news cycle. It also penalizes Facebook users for doing the same.