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Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Facebook spokesperson calls Muslim registry “attacking a straw man” in accidental reply to reporter's email; company refuses to comment further   —  A spokesperson for Facebook, accidentally responding to a BuzzFeed News reporter via email, called the notion of a Muslim registry a “straw man.”
Dec 13, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook corrects more metrics affecting ad reach, streaming reactions, plus Like & Share counts   —  Facebook today announced it's correcting a few more issues with its metrics in areas like audience estimation for ads, live video reaction counts and its Like and Share buttons.
Dec 9, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Vauhini Vara / Bloomberg:
Facebook tests ad targeting for people streaming certain shows on Roku and Apple TVs, linking FB profiles with IP addresses   —  The social media company is working with A&E and a streaming startup to tailor more conventional commercials for viewers.  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints
Dec 2, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
The White House partners with Stanford University and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to host an event on Wednesday to discuss how tech can help address poverty   —  President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg in 2011  —  Tomorrow, the White House will partner with Stanford University …
Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Facebook staffers form unofficial task force to review company's role in promoting fake news, challenge Zuckerberg's dismissal of concerns   —  The group is hoping to challenge the position by CEO Mark Zuckerberg that the platform has no responsibility to address the issue following the election of Donald Trump.
Nov 14, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches tool for its Analytics for Apps suite that lets developers send targeted push notifications via their app   —  Today, it's not enough to get users to download an app, you have to keep them coming back, or the app will soon be abandoned and forgotten.
Oct 18, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook's efforts to improve its diversity numbers aren't working despite multiple recruiter incentives, such as extra points for hiring minorities   —  Despite recruiter incentives, the company has made little progress addressing the persistent problem  —  Two years ago, Facebook Inc. offered …
Aug 18, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Rob Bluey / The Daily Signal:
Facebook to Provide ‘Political Bias’ Training for Employees   —  Facebook is adding a training program for its employees to address concerns that the company has a bias against conservatives.  —  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, announced the addition of a “political bias” …
Jun 24, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon launches programmable $19.95 AWS IoT Button based on Dash hardware, that can be integrated with services like Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Uber or Slack   —  Amazon has revealed a programmable Dash Button which can be assigned to any product or purpose, a customizable version of its one-touch reordering gadgets.
May 13, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Tom Stocky / Facebook:
Facebook VP of search Tom Stocky: we found no evidence contractors manipulated Trending Topics to suppress stories of interest to conservatives   —  My team is responsible for Trending Topics, and I want to address today's reports alleging that Facebook contractors manipulated Trending Topics …
May 10, 2016, 1:50 AMIn context

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