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Anne Frank Center asks Facebook to remove Holocaust denial pages

9 days ago   |   Engadget

The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is calling out Facebook for allowing Holocaust denial pages on its site. And the center is doing so through a petition in which it's...
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Twitter doesn't have the spine to ban Alex Jones

Twitter doesn't have the spine to ban Alex Jones

11 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

It seems like every major tech company has had enough of Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist and propagandist behind the controversial far-right site InfoWars. Well, almost...
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Recommended Reading: The plight of fact-checkers in the fake news era

22 days ago   |   Engadget

The fact-checkers who want to save the world Kate Knibbs, The Ringer In the era of fake news and rampant misinformation, fact-checkers are a key line of defense and an...
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Despite scandals, Facebook is still raking in cash and users

25 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

It's no secret that 2018 has been quite a rocky year for Facebook, after controversies over the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal and, most recently, its handling of...
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Facebook cracks down on fake news ahead of Brazil elections

25 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Facebook took down 196 pages and 87 accounts used by a right-wing Brazilian activist group to spread fake news, Reuters reports. According to the publication's sources, the...
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Russia considers fake news law that would fine social networks

27 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Russia is considering a new law that would allow the government to punish websites and social networks for user posts deemed inaccurate, the New York Times reports. If passed...
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Facebook will prioritize removing fake news that incites violence

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

During a recent congressional hearing, Facebook showed that its policies could use a bit of work when it comes to addressing posts threatening violence. Now, the tech giant has...
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Zuckerberg: I didn't intend to defend Holocaust deniers

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Earlier today, Recode's Kara Swisher released an extensive interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg covering the platform's struggles during a long, scandal-ridden year...
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Congress' social media hearing was a ‘stupid' sideshow

1 month ago   |   Engadget

Tuesday marked another chapter in the "Tech Companies go to Congress" story, with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube testifying before the House Judiciary Committee. The hearing...
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Twitter puts verification fixes on hold as elections loom

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Twitter has spent the past several months trying to fix its verification mess, but it looks like you'll have to wait a while longer for a solution. New product lead Kayvon...
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The next 'Rainbow Six: Siege' update shakes up a familiar formula

The next 'Rainbow Six: Siege' update shakes up a familiar formula

Ubisoft has revealed the full details for Rainbow Six: Siege's upcoming Operation Grim Sky update, and it's clear that this is as much about changing the mechanics of the game... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Say goodbye to Forza Horizon 2. Forza Horizon 2 is an open-world racing game for Xbox One and Xbox 360 which takes you all over Italy. The title launched in 2014 and garnered... Read more ...

À 16 ans, un jeune australien pirate des fichiers sécurisés à Apple

À 16 ans, un jeune australien pirate des fichiers sécurisés à Apple

Un jeune adolescent de Melbourne de 16 ans est parvenu à pirater durant une année les systèmes d'Apple, ce qui constitue une sacrée prouesse. Pour le défendre, son avocat... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung has finally introduced a sequel to the Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch - called the Samsung Galaxy Watch. The new device features a slick design, Samsung's Tizen operating... Read more ...

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google is apparently considering a new version of the Pixel launcher that will presumably debut on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. XDA has obtained a version of the launcher that... Read more ...

Des news du robot Opportunity, toujours en pleine tempête martienne ?

Des news du robot Opportunity, toujours en pleine tempête martienne ?

La Nasa est sans nouvelle d'Opportunity. La faute à une grosse tempête qui a tout obscurci, et qui a poussé le Rover à se mettre en mode panne depuis le 12 juin dernier... Read more ...

This 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 for T-Mobile is down to $350 today

This 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 for T-Mobile is down to $350 today

Replace your current device with this sleek smartphone at a discount. Samsung is offering the T-Mobile edition of the Galaxy S8 smartphone for just $350 today. As it regularly... Read more ...

Microsoft to bring its Windows 10 note-taking app to Android and iOS this year

Microsoft to bring its Windows 10 note-taking app to Android and iOS this year

Microsoft has a nifty note-taking app for Windows 10 users, Sticky Notes, but that won't remain a desktop affair for too long, as the Redmond-based company plans to bring it to... Read more ...

Adidas is partnering with Twitter to stream high school football games

Adidas is partnering with Twitter to stream high school football games

Twitter and Adidas are partnering to launch a new series called “Friday Night Stripes,” an eight-game series of high school football games that will stream live on the social... Read more ...

Cover your home in smart devices with three Echo Dots for just $25 apiece

Cover your home in smart devices with three Echo Dots for just $25 apiece

The ultimate smart home. If you add three Echo Dot smart devices to your cart and use the code DOT3PACK during checkout, the price will drop from $119.97 down to $74.97. That's... Read more ...