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Facebook will do more to tackle scam ads following defamation lawsuit

16 minutes ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

UK TV personality Martin Lewis has dropped his defamation lawsuit against Facebook after the company pledged to step up its fight against scam ads. Lewis - who dishes out...
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Facebook agrees to do more to tackle scam ads after celebrity defamation lawsuit

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Facebook has agreed to plough more resource into combating the use of its advertising platform by scammers, saying it will do more to tackle scam ads that use well-known public...
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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

4 hours ago   |   Wired   |   3 articles

The all-seeing Amazon, Google, and Facebook have every incentive to help the national security state undermine privacy, free speech, and democracy. We've read this book before.
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Martin Lewis drops Facebook lawsuit

5 hours ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

The consumer rights campaigner had claimed fake ads on Facebook had caused reputational damage.
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Tonga: Whole country cut off from Facebook, YouTube

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Tonga has been plunged into virtual cyber darkness after an undersea cable broke, cutting off the Pacific island kingdom from almost all cell phone and Internet services.
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Google, Facebook spend big on U.S. lobbying amid policy battles

13 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Alphabet Inc's Google disclosed in a quarterly filing on Tuesday that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, topping its previous high...
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Netflix adds Instagram Stories support for directly sharing shows

Netflix adds Instagram Stories support for directly sharing shows

18 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   8 articles

Netflix is just about everywhere, thanks in no small part to its vast and largely successful original content library, and as of today, it can now be found in yet another...
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This Startup Claims It Will ‘Brainwash' Facebook Users for $29

This Startup Claims It Will ‘Brainwash' Facebook Users for $29

18 hours ago   |   Geek

Influencing people on Facebook doesn't have to be rocket science: The Spinner, a U.K. startup, claims it will target an individual Facebook user with ads designed to sway their...
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Daily Deals: $570 Cybertron Radeon RX 580 Gaming PC

Daily Deals: $570 Cybertron Radeon RX 580 Gaming PC

22 hours ago   |   IGN   |   2 articles

Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For...
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GoFundMe fundraises for US government employees, Facebook launches online petitions video - CNET

1 day ago   |   CNET

In today's top news, Facebook launches a new tool for users to start online petitions, GoFundMe fundraises for employees affected by the US government shutdown and Microsoft...
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