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American online social networking service

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

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Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt..
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Facebook wants a New York University research project to stop collecting data about the social platform’s..
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on..
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Two and a half years after Mark Zuckerberg floated the idea on a podcast, and several months after organizers..
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Facebook moderators working as independent contractors in Dublin say they’re required to work in the..
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Peter Dutton used the opening of a national centre for fighting child exploitation to lash out at Facebook for failing to combat the problem.
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Peter Dutton used the opening of a national centre for fighting child exploitation to lash out at Facebook for failing to combat the problem, saying 'their..
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Peter Dutton has used the opening of a national centre for fighting child exploitation to lash out at Facebook for failing to combat the problem.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies...
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President Donald Trump posted full, unedited interviews that he and Vice President Mike Pence did with "60 Minutes" on Facebook on Thursday before the show's..
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Facebook’s long-awaited oversight board announced Thursday it is now accepting cases. The board, first announced..
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The Facebook Oversight Board will take appeals who want to contest the fact they had content taken down from Facebook and Instagram.
 
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Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the..
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LeBron James, Black activists are mounting a counteroffensive against a surge of election misinformation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp.
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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas on Thursday to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO..
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The social networks have been accused of censoring a news article about Joe Biden's son Hunter.
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Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said he hoped it would give the panel "leverage" to secure testimony from the CEOs.
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Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is launching its dating service in 32 European countries after the rollout was delayed earlier this year due to regulatory..
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According to an estimate, about 180 crore photos are uploaded every week on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, which is equal to the..
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Facebook Dating, the social network’s competitor to Tinder and other dating apps, launches today in Europe..
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The Verge used to have a fine tradition of cataloging all of the times when Eric Schmidt stuck his foot in his..
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Struggling streaming service Quibi’s days appear to be numbered. The mobile-centric platform, which..
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Facebook’s next big play could be all about getting to know your neighbors. The company confirmed this week..
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Quibi, the troubled streaming service focused on “quick bites” of mobile-first content, has just launched..
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A Lakefield, Minn., man deemed President Donald Trump’s “biggest supporter in Minnesota” was killed in a car crash Monday, reportedly days after meeting..
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Facebook moderators located in India were pressured by their employer, third-party contracting firm Genpact, to..
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France ordered the temporary closure of a mosque outside Paris on Tuesday, part of a crackdown on Muslims who incite hatred after the decapitation of a teacher..
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