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Facebook critics start rival, independent ‘oversight board’

Sep 25, 2020 4:50 AM  By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A group of prominent Facebook critics, including one of the social...

Valley News receives $75K grant from Facebook Journalism Project

Village News Inc., the company that owns the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News, Valley News and Anza Valley Outlook, has received a $75,000 grant from a...

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — Facebook says it is banning "deepfake" videos, the false but realistic clips created with artificial intelligence and...
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The Epoch Times responds to Facebook’s false claims

Recently you may have seen news reports about Facebook accusing The Epoch Times of being linked to wrongdoing by another media outlet. We want...

Facebook launches a news section — and will pay publishers

BARBARA ORTUTAY and TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writers Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their...

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

MARCY GORDON and BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused...

Facebook says Libra won’t launch without US approval

BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to...

47 attorneys general back antitrust probe into Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's latest foes: nearly every U.S. state. A state-level antitrust investigation into the social networking giant now has the backing of...

New Facebook oversight board results to be public, exec says

LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Facebook executive says a new quasi-independent oversight board will soon weigh decisions on some of...

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra

KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook officially moved forward with its plans Monday to create a new digital currency called Libra,...