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Facebook may appear at Senate hearing on election meddling - CNET

3 hours ago   |   CNET

Hearing will examine the role played by social media in a possible sway of last year's US election.
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Tech companies oppose online sex-trafficking bill in emotional hearing

Tech companies oppose online sex-trafficking bill in emotional hearing

5 hours ago   |   SiliconBeat

Because of their opposition to SESTA, some have lumped in Google, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies with sex traffickers.
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Meteorologists had a major clue that Hurricane Maria would be devastating

Meteorologists had a major clue that Hurricane Maria would be devastating

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A bull's-eye touched down on the island of Dominica on Monday evening. Hurricane Maria's devastation there was immediate. Roofs were torn from homes; trees were picked up and...
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A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, and people are posting terrifying photos and videos on social media

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, and people are posting terrifying photos and videos on social media

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

A major earthquake rattled Mexico on Tuesday , and the damage appears to be severe. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake was magnitude 7.1 and originated about 75 to...
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See what Facebook ads you actually clicked in “Recent Ad Activity”

See what Facebook ads you actually clicked in “Recent Ad Activity”

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

You might think you're impervious to Facebook's ads, but you probably do get seduced every once in a while. But since ads aren't always permanently available anywhere, it can...
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The host of Facebook's Make Up or Break Up sees no problem with handing your love life over to the crowd

The host of Facebook's Make Up or Break Up sees no problem with handing your love life over to the crowd

9 hours ago   |   The Verge

“Every couple has a breaking point,” the trailer for Make Up or Break Up states, as fact. “Thankfully, all of Facebook is here to help.” One of Facebook's first forays into...
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MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018

MIZUHO: Here's why Facebook has 'a realistic opportunity' to enter China in 2018

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook has a "realistic opportunity" to enter China in 2018, Mizuho analyst James Lee wrote in a note to clients on Tuesday. Lee came to the conclusion after meeting "various...
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Twitter banned almost 1 million accounts over the last 2 years for promoting terrorism

Twitter banned almost 1 million accounts over the last 2 years for promoting terrorism

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Twitter has banned almost 1 million accounts over the last two years for the promotion of terorrism. The social network said that its internal controls are allowing it to weed...
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Subscription art crowdfunder Patreon confirms $60M fundraise

Subscription art crowdfunder Patreon confirms $60M fundraise

12 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Patreon upgrades content creation from a passion to a profession by paying artists 95% of subscription payments from fans instead of 55% of skimpy ad revenue like Facebook and...
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The Food Network wants its own version of BuzzFeed's Tasty

The Food Network wants its own version of BuzzFeed's Tasty

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Scripps is rolling out Genius Kitchen, a social-centric media brand aimed at foodie millennials. The move comes on the heels of huge growth in food video from BuzzFeed and...
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IOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

IOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

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Google Home Mini - the same, but smaller

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Electric scooter maker Gogoro raises $300 million for growth

Electric scooter maker Gogoro raises $300 million for growth

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Amazon told lots of customers they'd be getting a baby gift - even if they...

Amazon told lots of customers they'd be getting a baby gift - even if they aren't pregnant and don't have a registry

Some Amazon customers were in for a surprise Tuesday when they opened an email from the company telling them someone had purchased a baby gift for them. The even bigger... Read more ...

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2017: The best discounts and offers

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2017: The best discounts and offers

Flipkart , India's largest e-commerce store is at it once again. As we all know, festive fever is on rise and it's that time of the year when Indians loosen their purse strings... Read more ...

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, and people are posting terrifying...

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, and people are posting terrifying photos and videos on social media

A major earthquake rattled Mexico on Tuesday , and the damage appears to be severe. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake was magnitude 7.1 and originated about 75 to... Read more ...