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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook uses AI and expands human review processes to identify misleading ads and posts that use “cloaking” to disguise true link destinations   —  “Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it's actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders …
Aug 9, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Facebook proposes Willow Campus, “mixed-use village” expansion to its Menlo Park campus with office buildings, housing, retail space, and a grocery store   —  The proposed village includes offices, home, a grocery store, and parks and plazas  —  MENLO PARK — Aiming …
Jul 7, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship, such as removing false news, and plans to begin explaining how it's addressing each question   —  How should Facebook decide what's allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms?
Jun 15, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook to allow flagging revenge porn for review and removal, prevent further sharing of removed images on Messenger and Instagram using photo-matching tech   —  Facebook has implemented a new photo-matching technology to ensure people can't re-share images previously reported and tagged as revenge porn …
Apr 5, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
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

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