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    The gods live in our apps

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2019

    OUR lives revolve pretty much around the lovely apps that we have created and installed in our hand-held devices. We affectionately call them our ‘i-phones’....

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    Banglalink, Facebook join forces for digital empowerment of women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:49pm on December 02, 2019

    Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has joined forces with Facebook to train women with less access to digital facilities...

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    New internet plan launched to stop govt, companies abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:57pm on November 25, 2019

    World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday unveiled a ‘Contract for the Web’ to halt ‘misuse’ by governments, companies and individuals, bringing several capitals...

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    Google, FB business models threat to rights, says Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    The data-collection business model fuelling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The...

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    Facebook AI getting smarter at spying banned content

    Agency France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 01:14pm on November 14, 2019

    Facebook on Wednesday said that its software was getting more skilled at spying banned content at the social network, then working with humans to quickly...

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    Facebook apologises after black workers complain of bias

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco, United States | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Facebook apologised on Friday after black employees anonymously shared feelings of workplace bias in an online post. The post shared at Medium by a ‘FB...

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    Why corporations like Facebook must be broken up

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    MARK Zuckerberg of Facebook says he’ll run political ads even if they are false. Jack Dorsey of Twitter says he’ll stop running political ads altogether....

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    WhatsApp adds shopping catalogue feature

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    Facebook Inc on Thursday launched a catalogue feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, it said in a blog post, building out the service’s e-commerce tools...

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    Facebook spotlights measures to combat 2020 disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 02:02pm on November 08, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday spotlighted steps it is taking to combat foreign interference and online disinformation in the 2020 United States elections. Measures include better securing...

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    Documents show FB controlling competitors with user data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:54pm on November 07, 2019

    Leaked documents from a civil suit against Facebook show how the social network aimed to employ user data as a tool for bargaining and to...