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July 13, 2019 - 4:33 am
(AP) -- At $5 billion, the fine the FTC is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it's given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in the...
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Facebook evacuated several of its Menlo Park offices after equipment detected a hazardous material in the mail room on July 1, 2019.
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Tim Ryan
July 02, 2019 - 12:04 pm
The FBI says the suspicious package that triggered a major emergency response and evacuations at Facebook’s headquarters did not contain any dangerous substances.
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Facebook HQ (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
July 01, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Employees at Facebook were evacuated from the company's offices in Menlo Park on Monday after suspicious packages arrived in the corporate mail room. A company spokesman wouldn't confirm to KCBS Radio the nature of the suspicious packages or how many workers had been exposed to the contents. The...
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Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House
Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House
Doug Sovern
June 11, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is reportedly giving Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg the cold shoulder over a doctored video that went viral in May.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listens to a question during an address at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in San Francisco. Speaker Pelosi spoke in her hometown about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's remarks today, President Trump, the new Congress and the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 29, 2019 - 6:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Facebook on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears to slur her words. The altered video had been slowed down , giving the false appearance that Pelosi was drunk, ill or...
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, is greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron, center right, as she arrives at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Francois Mori
May 15, 2019 - 6:57 am
By SYLVIE CORBET and MASHA MACPHERSON Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Facebook toughened its livestreaming policies Wednesday as it prepared to huddle with world leaders and other tech CEOs in Paris to find ways to keep social media from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and...
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A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, March 17, 2019, where one of two mass shootings occurred. New Zealand's stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently before a judge, accused in mass shootings at two mosques that left dozens of people dead. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 19, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting flagged it to moderators, underlining the challenge tech companies face in policing violent or disturbing content in real time. The social media giant released new details about its...
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Facebook HQ
Facebook HQ (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Jason Brooks
January 30, 2019 - 3:02 pm
TechCrunch reports that the social media firm has been secretly paying people to install a Facebook Research Virtual Private Network that allows Facebook to collect all of a user's phone and web browsing activity.
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Town of Paradise
Holly Quan
December 17, 2018 - 8:28 pm
Police in the burned-out town of Paradise may file criminal charges against a worker who made jokes in poor taste on social media about the wildfire, town officials said.
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Facebook HQ
Facebook HQ (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Mike Colgan
November 19, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Facebook's plans for new offices in a Mountain View shopping center won the approval of the city council on the condition that nearby restaurants supply half of the meals that its workers consume.
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