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To help fight fake news, Facebook surfaces Related Articles before you click

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Fake news is an ongoing battle for Facebook, but the latest feature is designed to help users make their own informed decision from more than one source. Facebook Related Articles have been popping up for a few years — but now the social media platform is loading related stories before …

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Facebook counters online extremism with new UK training program for NGOs

Facebook is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services. Facebook, which outlined new efforts to remove extremist and terrorism content from its social media platform last …

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Man bags 2 years in prison ‘after dangling baby from 15th-floor window saying “1,000 likes or I’ll drop him”

An Algerian Court has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling a baby out of a 15th floor window in order to generate “likes” on Facebook. The man posted a sickening picture of himself holding a baby out of a window in what appeared to be a …

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Facebook Live viewers can now chime in with private chats — or their own video stream

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Now, you can share a live-stream with a friend without chatting publicly, or even create your own live-stream together. As live video continues to grow, Facebook is making the feature even more social. Tuesday, May 23, the social media giant announced two new Facebook Live features with the ability to …

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Thailand threatens Facebook with charges after video of their king walking around in a crop top surfaces

Thailand is threatening to sue Facebook after a video was shared on the platform showing the King of Thailand walking about in a yellow crop top. In the footage which surfaced last week, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was seen with a woman dressed in a similar crop top. The king’s midriff, …

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Snapchat: We ain’t afraid of no Facebook, “because people really enjoy looking like a puppy.” 🐶 📸

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The hype train for Snap is experiencing some signal problems. On Wednesday, Snap’s first earnings report was a halting look at the company’s strategy when it comes to competing against Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. CEO Evan Spiegel discussed his strategy for taking on Instagram’s imitations, its struggles with Android, and …

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