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Bits: Daily Report: Facebook Courts China With Censoring Software

Photo Facebook ads at a mobile internet conference in Beijing this year. Credit Andy Wong/Associated Press.. Facebook has been in the spotlight for the last few weeks over issues including how fake news on the social network may have influenced ...

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Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China

The current and former Facebook employees caution that the software is one of many ideas the company has discussed with respect to entering China and, like many experiments inside Facebook, it may never see the light of day. The feature, ...

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Facebook Considering Ways to Combat Fake News, Mark Zuckerberg Says

Photo Mark Zuckerberg in April. In a Facebook post Friday, he said the issues involved in dealing with misinformation on the social network were “complex, both technically and philosophically.” SAN FRANCISCO — After more than a week of accusations that ...

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Fake News on Facebook? In Foreign Elections, That’s Not New.

“They should have done this way earlier,” said Richard Heydarian, a political analyst in the Philippines, one of Facebook’s fastest-growing markets. “We already saw the warning signs of this years ago.” On Thursday, President Obama, speaking in Berlin and standing ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Facebook Does Some Explaining on Metrics

Photo Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief, at a conference last year. The company said it would increase its use of outside measurement services for display and video ads. Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Facebook had a message for advertisers ...

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Facebook Acts to Restore Trust After Overstating Video Views

Photo A woman, caught in a partial reflection, using her smartphone at the Time Warner Center last month. Facebook said it would increase its use of outside measurement services for display and video ads. Credit George Etheredge for The New ...

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Google and Facebook Take Aim at Fake News Sites

Photo A display of Google devices. Google said it would ban purveyors of fake news on the web from using its online advertising service, AdSense. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Over the last week, two of the world’s biggest internet companies ...

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Kansas lawmaker posts ‘Great quote from Hitler’ on Facebook

Kansas state Rep. Peggy Mast, the speaker pro tem of the Kansas State House of Representatives, later clarified that she just wanted to insult Planned Parenthood. (via Facebook) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:39 PM A top Kansas ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Facebook videos reveal elite Bronx school ‘Fight Club’

BY Ben Chapman Edgar Sandoval Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 6:24 PM Students at the nerd-friendly Bronx High School of Science are among the city’s best, brightest — and brawlingest. The school’s precocious pupils, starting ...

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Facebook Marketplace Goes Wrong: Sex, Guns and Baby Hedgehogs

Photo Posts advertising the sale of illegal drugs were featured on Facebook’s new Marketplace tab on Monday. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times On Monday morning, Facebook introduced Marketplace, a new section on its mobile app that allowed ...

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