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Facebook asked to end Messenger Kids app by child advocates
Several parents and advocates are pleading with Facebook to reconsider its Messenger Kids app, which began a preview release in December 2017, because of the potential negative health effects on children. The advocacy group Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, detailed the concerns about the
Facebook changing News Feed to increase 'meaningful interactions'
Facebook is changing its site so that users can have “more meaningful social interactions,” according to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg . In a Facebook post on Thursday evening, Zuckerberg wrote that there will be several changes made to the site over the next few months. The first
Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's challenge is to make Facebook 'safe and secure'
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes on a personal challenge every year, and for 2018, he plans to make his social media company a more safe and secure platform, a challenge that comes after last year's discovery that Russian-linked content was available to millions of Facebook users. “The world
Facebook will let users know if they liked Russian-linked election propaganda
Facebook has developed a new tool that it says will allow users to see if they liked or followed accounts and content linked to a Russian internet company that was outed as a troll farm after the 2106 election. The extent of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is the subject of multiple
Russian-generated Facebook posts pushed Trump as 'only viable option'
Several anti-immigrant messages with an explicit pro-Trump slant are included among the 3,000 pieces of Russian-linked political content Facebook plans to turn over to Congressional investigators, ABC News has learned. Posts that circulated to a targeted, swing-state audience on the social media
Why President Trump triggers Gregg Popovich
FOR A MAN who loathes being probed for his inner thoughts, it's rather astonishing the degree to which Gregg Popovich publicly reflects on President Donald Trump. Three days after the 2016 presidential election, during the third week of the 2016-17 NBA season, Popovich unleashed a monologue of
President Trump again calls Russian election interference a 'hoax' as Facebook turns over Russian-linked ads to Congress
President Donald Trump called Russian interference in the 2016 election "a hoax" again this morning, a day after Facebook said it would turn over some 3,000 Russia-linked political ads purchased during the 2016 election to congressional investigators. "The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on
The Note: Fake news gets real after Facebook CEO reveals Russian ads
THE TAKE with ABC News' MaryAlice Parks Mark Zuckerberg just changed the conversation about Russian interference in US elections and made it much harder for folks at the White House to skirt the issue. President Trump , so far, has bristled at any insinuation that his win was tainted by Russian
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will share Russian-linked political ads with Congress
After months of stonewalling, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg agreed to turn over more than 3,000 Russian-linked political ads that ran during last year’s election campaign to Congress. In his remarks, made in a Facebook Live post from his personal account, Zuckerberg said the company “recently
What you need to know about DACA
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration will phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy that was initiated under President Barack Obama in 2012, which protects immigrants who arrived in the United States in their youth from deportation.