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Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data

22 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais , a Brazilian federal appeals court...
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Facebook testing option to turn off annoying notification dots

Facebook testing option to turn off annoying notification dots

40 minutes ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

One of Facebook's more frustrating features is how it presents little notification badges for various sections of the app. Thankfully, Facebook has begun testing the ability to...
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Facebook may let you turn off obnoxious in-app notification badges

Facebook may let you turn off obnoxious in-app notification badges

1 hour ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Facebook is making an effort to make its countless eyeball-grabbing elements less distracting with a new test of notification customization. According to app researcher and...
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Facebook will hand over data of French hate speech suspects to authorities

2 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   4 articles

Facebook will be turning over the data of French hate speech suspects to authorities, Reuters reported today. “This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be...
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How Facebook's new blockchain might revolutionize our digital identities

2 hours ago   |   Technology Review

The Libra cryptocurrency was unveiled on a wave of hype and speculation. But what its white paper suggested about Facebook's vision for how we manage our identifying...
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Inside Shopify's brave API gamble

Inside Shopify's brave API gamble

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

A platform-as-a-service company is only as good as its APIs, and Shopify has dozens of them. These expose a specific part of the Shopify's product to third-party developers...
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Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide

2 hours ago   |   Engadget

Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide...
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Facebook gets Brazil fine for withholding WhatsApp data reduced to $6 million

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messaging from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais , a Brazilian federal appeals court...
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US Fed to look 'carefully' at Facebook virtual coin Libra

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the US central bank will be closely scrutinizing Facebook's newly announced cryptocurrency Libra with an eye toward...
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Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting consumers and regulation...
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