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    Facebook sued for biased ad policy

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:15pm on November 01, 2019

    A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments...

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    Twitter to ban political ads worldwide

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:40pm on October 31, 2019

    Twitter said Wednesday it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social...

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    Facebook to deliver News Corp stories following mass demand

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:56pm on October 19, 2019

    Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be delivered at a new ‘tab’ planned at...

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    Facebook deploys numbers for better translations

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:17pm on October 13, 2019

    Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable.  But now there is a new way: numbers. Facebook...

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    Google to change algorithm to promote original news reports

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 01:40pm on September 14, 2019

    Original reporting will be highlighted in Google’s search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm...

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    400mn Facebook users' phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 06:24pm on September 05, 2019

    Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media...

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    Google tells workers to avoid arguing politics in house

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:32am on August 25, 2019

    Google on Friday told employees to focus on work instead of heated debates about politics with colleagues at the internet company, which has long been...

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    Media group study finds Google makes billions from news

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:51am on June 11, 2019

    Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from ‘crawling and scraping’ news websites without paying publishers, according to a media industry-sponsored study...

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    Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 07:49pm on June 07, 2019

    Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to...

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    Google doodle celebrates Lucky Akhand’s birthday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:00pm on June 07, 2019

    Search engine giant Google is celebrating the 63rd birth anniversary of renowned Bangladeshi singer-composer Lucky Akhand. It posted a doodle on its Bangladeshi homepage showing...

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