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Trump slams Facebook as lawmakers await ads amid Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trumpon Wednesday criticized Facebook Inc (FB.O) as “anti-Trump” and questioned its role during the 2016 presidential campaign, amid probes into alleged Russian interference in the election and possible collusion by Trump’s associates. His salvo came as the social media giant prepares to hand over 3,000 political ads to congressional investigators that it has said …

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Facebook will provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees investigating Trump ties

Responding to mounting pressure to reveal details about Russian-paid propaganda on its platform, Facebook said it would share more than 3,000 ads linked to Russia with congressional panels investigating foreign meddling in the 2016 election. The move announced Thursday is a reversal for Facebook, which previously only showed staffers on …

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Facebook says it sold $100,000 in ads to fake Russian accounts during presidential election

Facebook revealed Wednesday that fake accounts linked to a Russian company bought more than $100,000 worth of political ads during the presidential election, adding a new dimension to the ongoing investigations into allegations of Russian election interference. Most of the ads did not mention a specific presidential candidate or the election, but …

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‘I hope Trump is assassinated’: A Missouri lawmaker faces mounting calls to resign after Facebook comment

A Missouri lawmaker is under mounting pressure to resign after she said on social media she hopes President Trump is assassinated, following his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal went on her personal Facebook page Thursday morning to vent two days after the president blamed “both sides” …

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Mark Zuckerberg: A letter to our daughter

THE LEVANT NEWS — By MARK ZUCKERBERG– Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, has published a letter to his newly born daughter Max, pledging to make the world a better place for her to live in. Unlike most parents who share exhausted-but-overjoyed hospital bed pictures of their offspring on Facebook, Zuckerberg …

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A Project to Connect Refugee Camps to the Internet- Zuckerberg

The Levant News — Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, promoted access to the Internet as “an enabler of human rights” and a “force for peace” on Saturday, as he announced that his company would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps. “It’s not all altruism,” Mr. Zuckerberg …

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A Look At ISIS’ Exploiting Of Social Media

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem* — ISIS utilizes social media to promote its military and terrorist attacks in Syria and Iraq; where it set a complex strategic plan to use these platforms for the mentioned purpose. And with the outset of ISIS’ attack on Mosul and other …

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Facebook Fails to Dismiss Privacy Case Over Messages

By Edvard Pettersson for Bloomberg – Facebook Inc. (FB) lost a bid to dismiss a user lawsuit claiming it scans private messages for any reference to web sites, and then adds a user’s “like” to those pages as part of a targeted advertising campaign. The federal judge in Oakland, California, …

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