Category: Facebook

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Jan
2021

Washington Post throws Facebook under the bus, reports FB played key role on Jan. 6Washington Post throws Facebook under the bus, reports FB played key role on Jan. 6

Washington Post throws Facebook under the bus, reports FB played key role on Jan. 6 ****News Topic 249***** Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating ‘Capitol Riot’ As Sandberg Deflects Blame Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating ‘Capitol Riot’ As Sandberg Deflects Blame Over the last week, Twitter alternative Parler was summarily executed by Amazon, which kicked the […]

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Jan
2021

Twitter Condemns Uganda Social Media Shutdowns, Days After Trump BanTwitter Condemns Uganda Social Media Shutdowns, Days After Trump Ban

The Twitter Public Policy team criticized the government of Uganda for ordering internet service providers to block access to social media sites ahead of the country’s Jan. 14 election shortly after executing a large-scale purge of U.S. users, including President Donald Trump himself. The Ugandan Communications Commission ordered internet service providers in the country to […]

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Jan
2021

After Reportedly Receiving Numerous Customer Complaints About Censorship, Local Internet Provider Offers To Block Twitter And Facebook After Reportedly Receiving Numerous Customer Complaints About Censorship, Local Internet Provider Offers To Block Twitter And Facebook 

An internet service provider in North Idaho is offering to block Facebook and Twitter from its WiFi service after some customers complained about censorship following the two companies’ decisions to block President Donald Trump from their sites, KREM reported. Your T1 WiFi reportedly said it would block both platforms for customers who requested such actions […]

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Jan
2021

President Donald Trump Blocked From Facebook And Instagram ‘Indefinitely’ After Platforms Used To ‘Incite Violent Insurrection’President Donald Trump Blocked From Facebook And Instagram ‘Indefinitely’ After Platforms Used To ‘Incite Violent Insurrection’

President Donald Trump will be blocked from using Facebook and Instagram “indefinitely” — and at least until the transition of power to President-elect Joe Biden is complete — the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday, after pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. “The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President […]

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Jan
2021

Facebook does it again. Shuts down Georgia Republican pageFacebook does it again. Shuts down Georgia Republican page

Facebook does it again. Shuts down Georgia Republican page ****News Topic 235***** Facebook Shuts Down Page For GOP Senate Campaigns Just Before Georgia Runoffs Facebook Shuts Down Page For GOP Senate Campaigns Just Before Georgia Runoffs Authored by Zachary Stieber via The Epoch Times, Facebook shut down a fundraising page for Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) […]

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Dec
2020

Facebook Accuses French Military Of Trolling Africa With Russian-Style MisinformationFacebook Accuses French Military Of Trolling Africa With Russian-Style Misinformation

December 15, 2020 4:32 PM ET Individuals linked to the French military have been accused Tuesday by Facebook of targeting regions in Africa with a secret influence operation, according to reports. Facebook staff said the company could not say whether the operation was orchestrated by the French military specifically, reported CNN Business. Facebook accused people […]

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fact-check:-does-a-new-law-in-new-zealand-strip-the-‘human-right-to-grow-food’?
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Nov
2020

FACT CHECK: Does A New Law In New Zealand Strip The ‘Human Right To Grow Food’?FACT CHECK: Does A New Law In New Zealand Strip The ‘Human Right To Grow Food’?

An image shared on Facebook claims a new bill in New Zealand takes away the “human right to grow food.” Verdict: False It is not illegal for people in New Zealand to grow their own food. A New Zealand government spokesperson confirmed there is no such law in place. Fact Check: The image shows a […]

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Nov
2020

Elderly Man Retrieves 71-Year-Old Wedding Ring With Help From Neighbor’s Metal DetectorElderly Man Retrieves 71-Year-Old Wedding Ring With Help From Neighbor’s Metal Detector

November 23, 2020 6:45 PM ET A Rhode Islander helped his 93-year-old neighbor find his lost wedding ring after a tireless search using his metal detector, CNN reported. When James Crowley, 93, was raking leaves outside his home in Westerly, he noticed his wedding ring was missing, CNN reported. His daughter, Deidre Miguel, wanted to […]

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