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Everything we know about how Facebook helped Trump win: A timeline

Everything we know about how Facebook helped Trump win: A timeline The Wall Street Journal reported Zuckerberg ruled it would be inappropriate to censor Trump's posts.Details on Trump's digital operation called "Project Alamo" are explored in a Bloomberg report.

What do the Duck of Justice and a red 'It' balloon have in common? Stephen King.

What do the Duck of Justice and a red 'It' balloon have in common? Stephen King. The Duck of Justice might need some more protection after it's been found with the infamous red balloon from Stephen King's movie It.Especially since its so close to the writer's home.

Download this: Why Facebook's app looks so different

Download this: Why Facebook's app looks so different Predictably, as with most major Facebook updates, there's been a strong reaction even though the update isn't finished rolling out yet.The app is now really gray, and looks much flatter, with comments looking more like chat messages than a threaded conversation.

Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks

Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks As AI and deep learning have gone mainstream, a wide range of companies have announced they’ll bring compatible products to market.But the software that runs on deep learning and AI-specific hardware is still typically a custom solution developed by individual companies.

Facebook is testing a new video feature for Android and it could be a game-changer

Facebook is testing a new video feature for Android and it could be a game-changer "We can confirm that a test of Instant Video is currently taking place with a small group of Android users.It's easy to see how the Instant Video feature could be appealing for publishers due to its similarities to the Instant Articles — the publishing platform where articles are uploaded directly to the social network.

Of course Russians created Facebook events for pro-Trump social issues

Of course Russians created Facebook events for pro-Trump social issues Russians used Facebook to help elect Donald Trump, and now we know that it wasn't just via spreading fake news stories.The operatives created Facebook events to organize rallies around pro-Trump policies like anti-immigration, The Daily Beast reported.

Facebook just released its Houseparty killer to win back the teens

Facebook just released its Houseparty killer to win back the teens The social networking giant is testing Bonfire, a group video chat app that is quite similar to Houseparty, The Next Web reported Wednesday.Again, similar to Houseparty, each person's live feed divides up a part of the smartphone screen.

These Florida cops are going viral for a fairly obvious reason

These Florida cops are going viral for a fairly obvious reason It's not often the internet finds something it can wholeheartedly agree on.This Facebook photo of three members of Florida's Gainesville Police Department really seems to have brought people together, though: That picture was originally posted on Sunday.

Facebook makes it clear: You can't make money from violence, porn, and fake news

Facebook makes it clear: You can't make money from violence, porn, and fake news Making money from Facebook includes content sponsored by a brand, sites featuring ads from Facebook Audience Network, ads in Facebook Instant Articles, or ad breaks in Facebook videos.The standards are pretty clear about nine categories banned from making money via Facebook: Facebook also introduced new product tools that will inform publishers when their content is disabled from advertising.

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets a chilling response

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets a chilling response On Tuesday, North Wales Police shared the following photograph of 31-year-old Martin Tate from Caernarfon, Wales, who they say is wanted for assault.From Martin Tate himself.

Why every big tech company wants a 'Game of Thrones'

Why every big tech company wants a 'Game of Thrones' Right after GoT season 7 started airing, HBO Now hit the top of Apple's App Store for revenue, beating Netflix.Both Apple and Amazon have made investments in original video series.

Facebook wants you to check its new 'Crisis Response' feature when disaster hits

Facebook wants you to check its new 'Crisis Response' feature when disaster hits The social network introduced a new "Crisis Response" hub that helps Facebook users learn about natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other events affecting people around the world.Think of the new Crisis Response sections as a sort of upgraded version of the Safety Check tab that was introduced last month.

Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting 'Jew haters'

Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting 'Jew haters' The social network allowed advertisers to buy ads specifically targeting "Jew haters" and people who were "interested in" other anti-Semitic topics, according to a new report from ProPublica.The publication found that Facebook's advertising portal contained a number of anti-Semitic categories ad-buyers could use to help target their ads on Facebook.

Google let advertisers target people who search for hateful terms like 'Jewish parasite,' report says

Google let advertisers target people who search for hateful terms like 'Jewish parasite,' report says The revelations come as Facebook and Google have had to reckon with the role their huge platforms play in spreading misinformation and hate in the wake of a presidential election in which both ran rampant online.Worse yet, Google's ad platform will offer up an algorithmically generated list of other offensive suggestions when such terms are entered.

Facebook tests 'Snooze' to temporarily hide annoying friends

Facebook tests 'Snooze' to temporarily hide annoying friends You know that guy in your News Feed who just got a car and won't stop posting pictures?It's testing a "Snooze" button that allows users to temporarily unfollow individuals, pages, and groups for periods of 24 hours, a week, or 30 days.

Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by mpetitors

Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by mpetitors We have a sports group run for a client that has nearly 2,000 members and gets 2-3 posts daily from group members.It seems as though people felt that “permission” had been given to dive in and sell to the group.