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Facebook watch party turns video into a group experience - CNET

2 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

A test lets people in Facebook groups simultaneously watch and comment on the same Facebook video - live or already published.
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Facebook to Take Broader Look at Possible Russian Role in Brexit Vote

2 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

The company said its previous investigation had been too narrow, centering on accounts already identified by American intelligence agencies.
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A bunch of publishers are about to find out that Facebook's algorithm thinks their video content is worthless

A bunch of publishers are about to find out that Facebook's algorithm thinks their video content is worthless

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Facebook's algorithm could mean the beginning of the end for a certain type of news feed video. The company has said that it will penalize "passive content" in favor of content...
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Facebook to continue its probe into Russian meddling on Brexit - CNET

2 hours ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

The social network agrees to reopen its investigation after initially saying it found only a minimal amount of UK-related activity.
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Facebook to investigate Russian meddling in Brexit vote - CNET

2 hours ago   |   CNET   |   5 articles

The social network agrees to open a full-and-proper investigation into Russia-backed activity during the UK's 2016 EU Referendum.
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How tech giants plan to keep fake news out of 2018 election - CNET

3 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

Facebook, Google and Twitter explain during a Senate committee hearing what they're doing to stop propaganda from spreading during the midterm elections.
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Facebook widens probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread...
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Social publisher NowThis has brought back its website after a 3-year hiatus after Facebook's massive New Feed changes

Social publisher NowThis has brought back its website after a 3-year hiatus after Facebook's massive New Feed changes

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Social publisher NowThis has relaunched its website, which it shuttered in early 2015 to go all-in on social platforms directly. The move comes on the heels of Facebook's...
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Facebook reopens investigation to see if Russia influenced Brexit

4 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

This past December, Facebook investigated whether Russia had used the social network to influence the EU Referendum vote, or Brexit. At the time, the team found little evidence...
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Facebook launches investigation into Russian influence in EU referendum

Facebook launches investigation into Russian influence in EU referendum

4 hours ago   |   Telegraph   |   5 articles


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