Monday, 23 April 2018

Tag Archives: Facebook

Remove apps you don’t want, Facebook asks users

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LONDON: Days after Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress, Facebook has issued an advisory to all its users reminding them they control which apps they want to share their information with. In the advisory, Facebook directed users to the Apps and Website section of their settings, where ...

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Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

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SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that of 87 million or so Facebook users that was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. But he pushed back on congress members’ suggestions that users do not have ...

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Anti-Rohingya Myanmar monk’s Facebook page removed

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MYANMAR: Facebook has removed the page of a Myanmar monk once dubbed the “Buddhist Bin Laden” for his incendiary posts about Muslims, the company confirmed, as it faces pressure to clamp down on hate speech. Wirathu, a prominent face of Myanmar’s Buddhist ultra-nationalist movement, had amassed hundreds of thousands of ...

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Jennifer Lawrence hits back at critics

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LONDON: Jennifer Lawrence has hit back at critics of the plunging dress she wore to an outdoor photocall saying “this is not feminism”. Some commentators had questioned whether the fact she was wearing a revealing dress outdoors in London on a cold day for the publicity event for her film ...

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Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

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PARIS: The European Commission said Thursday that US social media giants have made an effort to comply with EU consumer protection rules, but that Facebook and Twitter have not made all the required changes. “While Google’s latest proposals appear to be in line with the requests made by consumer authorities, ...

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Woman claims she was racially profiled at Applebee’s

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MIAMI: Three Applebee’s employees have been fired after a black woman said she and her friend were racially profiled at an Independence, Missouri location. Applebee’s said it’s temporarily closed the location for the team to “regroup, reflect, learn and grow.” In a Facebook post, Alexis Brison said she and her ...

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Gay teacher fired from Catholic school for marrying girlfriend

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MIAMI: The administrators of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Miami fired popular first–grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi because she married the love of her life and then posted wedding photos on social media. According to local media reports, Morffi, who has taught at the school for seven years, got ...

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Jim Carrey urges people to delete their Facebook accounts

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HOLLYWOOD actor-comedian Jim Carrey says he’s dumping his Facebook stock and deleting his page on the social media platform in protest over reported Russian interference on the site during the 2016 presidential election. “I’m dumping my @facebook stock and deleting my page because @facebook profited from Russian interference in our ...

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Facebook bans cryptocurrency adverts

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LONDON: Facebook has banned adverts for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its sites after recent criticism from users about scams and hoaxes being promoted in their newsfeed. The world’s biggest social network said such digital currencies are “frequently associated” with “deceptive promotional practices”. “Two of our core advertising principles outline ...

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