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Facebook ruling: German court grants parents rights to dead daughter's account
BBC In a key ruling, a German court says the parents have rights to the account under inheritance law. 1 week
Facebook was never ephemeral, and now its Stories won’t have to be
TechCrunch Before Snapchat made social media about just today, Facebook made it about forever. The 2011 “Timeline” redesign of the profile and keyword search unlocked... 2 weeks
UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data
ABC NEWS British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in... 2 days
7 questions Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg needs to answer about InfoWars - CNET
CNET Commentary: Does Facebook take fake news seriously enough? Let’s ask its CEO together. 6 days
Seven questions Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg needs to answer about InfoWars - CNET
CNET Commentary: Does Facebook take fake news seriously enough? Let’s ask its CEO together. 6 days
Facebook's InfoWars problem just won't go away - CNET
CNET It seems Facebook would rather shush false news than shut it off completely 1 week
Facebook's InfoWars, fake news, Alex Jones problems aren't going away - CNET
CNET It seems Facebook would rather shush misinformation than shut it off completely. 6 days
Trump revealed as Facebook's biggest political advertiser - CNET
CNET The president and his PAC spent $274,000 on Facebook ads since early May. 2 days
Social Science One group will study Facebook's effect on elections - CNET
CNET But after its recent data scandal, Facebook will have prove it can safeguard the user info it shares with researchers. 1 week
SEC investigating if Facebook gave investors enough warning about data issue, WSJ says - CNET
CNET The agency is reportedly looking into how much Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica's misuse of data. 1 week
youtube bans account of parents whose prank videos depicted child abuse YouTube bans account of parents whose prank videos depicted child abuse
THE VERGE YouTube has terminated the FamilyOFive account that belonged to Maryland parents Mike and Heather... 2 days
SEC asking if Facebook properly warned investors of data issue -- WSJ - CNET
CNET The agency is looking into how much Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica's misuse of data, says a report in The... 1 week
Civil service gaffe as parents told to shoot rabid children
Sky News The civil service made an eye-popping error after accidentally publishing a satirical poster encouraging parents to shoot their children if they suspect they have contracted rabies. 6 hours
The #PlaneBae furor proves privacy and the Golden Rule are in short supply - CNET
CNET Commentary: As someone whose parents met on an airplane, I'd prefer people think before they live-tweet. 6 days
Facebook scandal: Who are the firms selling your data?
BBC Data brokers such as Acxiom make millions of pounds a year selling access to your data. 1 week
Facebook scandal: Who is selling your personal data?
BBC Data brokers such as Acxiom make millions of pounds a year selling access to your data. 1 week
Ant-Man and The Wasp is the perfect post-Avengers comedy - CNET
CNET In theaters now, the Ant-Man sequel is full of humor, happiness and father-daughter love. 2 weeks
Dems and GOP unite, slamming Facebook for allowing violent Pages
TechCrunch In a rare moment of agreement, members of the House Judiciary Committee from both major political parties agreed that Facebook needed to take down Pages that bullied shooting... 3 days
Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg
ABC NEWS London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it 1 day
Facebook reportedly hires an AI chip head from Google
TechCrunch Facebook is continuing to devote more resources to the development of AI-focused chips, bringing aboard a senior director of engineering from Google who worked on chips for Google’s products to... 7 days
Facebook reportedly hires AI chip head from Google
TechCrunch Facebook is continuing to devote more resources to the development of AI-focused chips, bringing aboard a senior director of engineering from Google who worked on chips for Google’s products to lead its... 7 days
facebook s fifth annual diversity report shows slow improvement Facebook’s fifth annual diversity report shows slow improvement
THE VERGE Facebook’s annual diversity report is out, and if you’ve been following these for the past few years, you already know... 1 week
Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot
ABC NEWS Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories 1 day
AR ads hit Facebook, Apple updates Macbook Pro video - CNET
CNET This week's most important tech stories include AR ads coming to a Facebook news feed near you, Magic Leap's debut of the company's first-ever product and... 6 days
Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook
ABC NEWS Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook 2 days
AR ads come to Facebook, YouTube gets an incognito mode video - CNET
CNET Today's major tech stories include AR ads coming to your Facebook news feed, Google's Pay app brings peer-to-peer payments and YouTube gets... 1 week
apple releases fourth beta of new watchos 5 operating system to developers Apple Releases Fourth Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers
MacRumors Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, two weeks after releasing the third beta and more than... 3 days
Amazon appears to be down on Prime Day -- at least we have cute doggos - CNET
CNET We can access the homepage now, but it's pretty broken. 4 days
Facebook’s diversity efforts show little progress after five years
TechCrunch Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it’s fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we’re not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon. “A critical lesson we’ve... 1 week
Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage
ABC NEWS Facebook says it has suspended a Boston-based analytics firm while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data 4 hours
The Walking Dead gets a season 9 trailer and October 7th release date
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YouTube CEO notes need for transparency w/ creators, teases update & expansion for Stories
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At Comic-Con 2018, why Funko is the unofficial king of pop culture - CNET
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend brings out the musical theater crowd at Comic-Con - CNET
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Taco Bell's Comic-Con pop-up was delicious. Thanks Demolition Man! - CNET
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Oculus will start selling a Rift bundle with Marvel Powers United VR next week
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Spidey wears classic costume in Spider-Man PS4 game trailer from Comic-Con - CNET
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George R.R. Martin's Nightflyers Comic-Con trailer full of space screams - CNET
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Attackers used phony Microsoft site to target 2018 political candidates - CNET
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Watch the first trailer for Nightflyers, the George R.R. Martin space horror show
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