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    Facebook allows govts to decide what to censor

    David Archuleta Jr | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    FACEBOOK and other social media companies give governments free reign to censor political dissent on their web sites — and that is not ‘fake news.’...

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    The dystopian future of Facebook

    Mark Kernan | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    THIS year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial...

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    Facebook launches ‘Ad Breaks’ in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:55pm on November 07, 2018

    Facebook on Wednesday launched its Ad Breaks facility in Bangladesh.Through the facility, eligible publishers and creators would be able to join Ad Breaks and monetise...

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    FB must act to stop incitement ahead of 2020 Mynamar poll: report

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    Myanmar’s 2020 elections may be fertile ground for ‘incitement to violence’ and Facebook should prepare now, an assessment of the tech giant’s presence in the...

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    Facebook expects rising costs to combat scandals to moderate after 2019

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    Facebook Inc on Tuesday relieved investors by forecasting that margins would stop shrinking after 2019 as costs from scandals ease up, sending shares up despite...

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    CU teacher Maidul gets bail  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on October 10, 2018

    The High Court on Tuesday granted a six-month bail to Maidul Islam, an assistant professor of Chittagong University, in a case filed for making ‘derogatory...

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    Bangladesh 5th in internet, 9th in Facebook use in Asia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    Bangladesh has become the fifth largest internet using country in Asia with its 8.05 crore internet users and ranked ninth in using Facebook with 2.8...

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    McCartney pens book for his grandchildren

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    Paul McCartney has written a children’s book called ‘Hey Grandude!’, a name the 76-year-old former member of The Beatles says came from one of his...

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    Facebook admits phone numbers may be used to target ads

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2018

    Facebook on Thursday confirmed that advertisers were privy to phone numbers given by members of the social network for enhanced security....

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    Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit

    Reuters | Updated at 03:01am on September 26, 2018

    Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer of the photo-sharing app owned...