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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.

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The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook, Alphabet's Google, Amazon..
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Gina Virgilio will spend 60 years in jail for killing her boyfriend Michael Gonzalez. (Picture: KTUU/Facebook) A woman who poured gasoline on her sleeping..
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The social-media giant moved forward with its new digital cryptocurrency despite intense criticism from regulators
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"This is how amazing our firefighters are," wrote the fire department on Facebook
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Facebook officially moved forward with its plans Monday to create a new digital currency called Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project..
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Backers of Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member..
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In a draft report obtained by the BBC, a G7 taskforce warns banks of the potential risks of cryptocurrencies. That comes just days after major financial..
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Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency faced a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, after the ambitious project to bring digital coins into mainstream commerce..
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Microsoft president Brad Smith thinks it’s time antitrust laws are updated for the digital age. Rather than the traditional method of calculating a company’s..
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A number of payment processors and fintech companies that joined Facebook Inc's digital currency project Libra with great fanfare earlier this year, have..
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the ambitious project to bring digital coins into mainstream commerce..
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the would-be digital coin project suffered a severe blow as major..
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Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers. Facebook..
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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months after an alleged..
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A teacher at Drexel Hill Middle School in Pennsylvania has been placed on administrative leave after she used racial slurs in a viral Facebook video.
 
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Permitting falsehood in political advertising would work if we had a model democracy, but we don’t. Not only are candidates dishonest, but voters aren’t..
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Leaders of the G7 group of major world economies issue a warning about digital coins like Libra.
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The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts.
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In the full-moon day, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped with much devotion across West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and some of the other states.
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PM Narendra Modi's followers on Instagram have crossed the 30-million mark. The PM is the most followed political leader on Instagram, ahead of Indonesian..
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's Democratic presidential campaign this week challenged Facebook's policy that exempts politicians' ads from fact-checking, by..
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Elizabeth Warren's ad says, falsely, "Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump." The senator was targeting a Facebook policy.
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The Democratic presidential candidate bought the ad to goad Facebook into removing misinformation in political ads, escalating her feud with the social network.
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In a long Facebook post on Friday, Khurshid referred to the uproar over his remarks, saying, "I am amazed at being lectured by people who know little about..
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Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. On Friday,..
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Ad claims CEO backs Trump – then admits it’s not true – after company admits letting politicians make false statements Facebook has been taking heat all..
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This morning I posted that Facebook and Twitter have taken the position that they will accept political ads that contain lies because they don't feel it's in..
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The Iowa educator was placed on administrative leave last week as the school district investigated his Facebook comment about the climate activist.
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Facebook's plan for a global cryptocurrency faces growing scrutiny from skeptical policymakers and central bankers
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A Wisconsin-based purveyor of pepper, paprika and poppy seeds spent more on impeachment-related Facebook ads than any entity besides President Trump.
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Mastercard, eBay and Stripe announce they are no longer supporting Facebook's effort to launch a currency.
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was in New Delhi last week, signed major agreements on water-sharing with India. Bangladesh's citizens, however, are unhappy..
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The firing of a Chinese Facebook engineer who accused the social media giant of mistreating him has provoked anger in China.As first reported by Bloomberg, Yi..
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Last month, Amazon came under fire for paying £14.7m in UK corporation tax last year, despite reporting sales of £2.3bn. Google...
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We are a technology-obsessed generation, but do we know about the technology companies ruling our digital lives?...
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Data analyst Christopher Wylie exposed how Cambridge Analytica harvested information of millions of Facebook users during the 2016 campaign. Now he's out with a..
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The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower remains banned from Facebook more than a year after revealing how the social media giant was used to manipulate voters
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Ahead of the annual Blueberry Festival in Marshall County, Indiana, in early September, a woman broadcast a warning to her neighbors on Facebook.
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Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have decided to allow politicians including President Donald Trump extra leeway to their rules, seeking to..
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A Belgian firm apologises for an ad showing a man punching a woman for handing him the wrong burger.
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Facebook said it will not take down a campaign ad released by President Trump that accuses former Vice President Joe Biden of corruption. The social media..
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 as the social media company faces growing..
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 as the social media company faces growing..
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 as the company faces growing scrutiny from..
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 as the company faces growing scrutiny from..
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Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google, Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of..
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Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals like Google, Apple and Facebook doing business in their countries under a proposed overhaul of..
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Facebook has recently relaxed its rules on political ads, making it easier for campaigns to post content with false or misleading claims. The move is drawing..
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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is sharing his letter archive and revealing his thoughts on everything from the meaning of life, to the existence of Bigfoot...
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In a Facebook post, he said, "Spirituality knows no boundaries!I had heard about Santa Maria de Montserrat, one the most important pilgrimage sites in Spain. I..
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(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its...
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An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc, a source said on Monday, suggesting many more states want allegations..
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An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc, a source said on Monday, which would be a big increase in the number of..
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U.S. state attorneys general investigating Facebook Inc for alleged anti-competitive practices met on Monday with officials of the Justice Department and the..
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U.S. state attorneys general investigating Facebook Inc for alleged anti-competitive practices met on Monday with officials of the Justice Department and the..
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U.S. state attorneys general investigating Facebook Inc met on Monday with officials of the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission, both of which..
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A bipartisan group of state attorneys general, including New York Attorney General Letitia James, met Monday with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to discuss a..
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The man's fiancée saw on Facebook that the sheriff's office had posted her betrothed's photo and texted him, asking if he had robbed a bank.
 
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A BBC investigation found multiple violent comments and images, many aimed at individual MPs.
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