Facebook Aims To Lure In Teen Users With New Meme App

Facebook is currently testing out a new app that they hope will increase their teenage demographic, the Verge is reporting. This new app is said to be entitled “LOL” and will provide the latest GIFs and memes, sorted by categories like “pranks” and “animals.” They are currently testing the new app with 100 high school students, with the consent of […]

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Facebook facing record-breaking fine over privacy violations: report

SAN FRANCISCO  — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users. The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous record fine of $22.5 million , which it dealt to Google in 2012 for bypassing the […]

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Facebook removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its Facebook and Instagram platforms. Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said in a blog post it had unearthed two separate operations which originated in Russia, with one active in […]

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Exclusive: Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since 2016 has become a means […]

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Facebook is going to invest $300 million in local news

Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s program to help local newsrooms with subscription business models and investing in nonprofits aimed at supporting local news. The move comes at a difficult time for the news […]

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Monument stolen from Winnipeg’s Ukrainian Labour Temple

Winnipeg’s Ukrainian community is at a loss after a theft of an important item from their community’s building. The Ukrainian Labour Temple (ULT) posted online that the building’s plaque was stolen from outside its building. The plaque designated the area as a National Historic Site. Pictured is the Ukrainian Labour Temple’s plaque that was stolen. Located on Pritchard Avenue, the […]

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5 Insider Secrets to Selling Anything on Facebook and Making Money

Okay, so it’s been a couple weeks. Enough time to ward off any feelings of guilt or to appease family members who loitered around past the new year. But now everyone’s gone and those “thoughtful gifts” still remain—and you don’t really want those nesting tables… or that plant stand. I mean, you don’t even own a plant. Luckily, January is […]

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Can’t Delete The Facebook App From Your Android Phone? Unfortunately, There’s Not Much You Can Do

Some Android users have recently discovered that they can’t delete the Facebook app from their phone. Rather than deleting the app, users are only given the option to disable it. TechCrunch reported on this, noting that “Facebook is the new crapware.” Meaning, thanks to an agreement between Facebook and certain mobile companies, the app comes pre-loaded onto the phone. It’s […]

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Samsung phone owners find they can’t delete Facebook app – and they’re not happy

A new report has revealed that Samsung phone owners can’t delete the Facebook app, even if they want to. The report, by Bloomberg, revealed that these users can only disable the Facebook app, rather than remove it altogether. The Facebook app comes pre-installed on Samsung devices, thanks to a deal between the two tech giants. Speaking to Bloomberg, a Facebook […]

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