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Facebook warns of fake news danger ahead of British election

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LONDON: Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a national election. Facebook has come under intense pressure to tackle the spread of false stories, which ...

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Man livestreams murder of baby daughter on FB before committing suicide

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A Thai man broadcast a video of himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook then committing suicide, with the content reportedly being available to view for 24 hours before being taken down. The social media giant is under mounting pressure to deal with inappropriate posts. The footage showed Wuttisan Wongtalay ...

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Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements”. It is the first time the government has taken such a step, although it regularly blocks mobile internet signal in the Kashmir Valley. Internet ...

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Cleveland police hunt man who posted killing video on Facebook

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OHIO: Police are hunting an “armed and dangerous” man who appears to have shot dead a stranger in the street and uploaded it to Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, is on the run and has claimed to have committed more than a dozen other killings, according to police in Cleveland, ...

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Facebook agrees to send team to Pakistan

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LONDON: In a major development, the Facebook administration has agreed to send a delegation to Pakistan to sort out the issue of blasphemous content circulating on the social networking site. “The administration of Facebook has agreed to send its delegation to Pakistan to address the concerns of the government. The ...

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Facebook and Instagram ban developers from using data for surveillance

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LONDON: Facebook and Instagram have banned developers from using their data for surveillance with a new privacy policy that civil rights activists have long sought to curb spying by law enforcement. Following revelations last year that police departments had gained special access to the social networks to track protesters, Facebook, ...

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Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with Malala quote

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LONDON: The world is celebrating International Women’s Day today to honour political, social, cultural and political achievements of women all over the world. International Women’s Day has been the trending topic on different social media websites. Google has introduced a doodle to mark the occasion and social media giant Facebook ...

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Is this my reward for exposing corruption: BSF jawan asks Modi

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NEW DELHI: Border Security Force (BSF) constable Tej Bahadur Yadav in a fresh video has alleged that he is being “mentally tortured” and that posting the first video was his attempt to bring to light the alleged corruption in his organisation. Yadav came into the limelight with his video on ...

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