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Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful

Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the origin...

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful

Source: engadget.com

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pag...
10:00, 06/16/2019

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Media companies scramble after judge rules they are liable for Facebook comments Australian judge finds media companies have a responsibility to ensure defamatory remarks are not posted on social mediaMajor media companies and Facebook are scrambling to come to grips with a landmark ruling by an Australian judge that found publis...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Special Counsel Mueller to make first public comments on Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday will make his first public comments on his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said....
08:32, 05/29/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ajit Jain make comments at Berkshire annual meeting Buffett says first quarter was weak at all four of our furniture operations Buffett says he would not get excited about so-called alternative investments Buffett says people who made decision to invest in amazon are as much value investors as he is B...
14:48, 05/04/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg says working on to make Messenger faster, smaller Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social media company is working on "LightSpeed" in order to make its Messenger app smaller in size and faster....
11:16, 04/30/2019

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Where do the Warriors rank among all-time NBA dynasties? Golden State has won three NBA titles in five years and advanced to five consecutive Finals, the first team to do that in 50 years. Is the run over?       ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

China says there has to be good faith for meaningful talks with U.S. China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that there has to be good faith for meaningful talks with the United States, amid an on-going trade war between the two countries....
03:48, 05/16/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
12:16, 05/01/2019

Where Does Shadowhunters Rank Among TV's Best and Worst Series Finales? Shadowhunters has officially come to an end. The Freeform series ended after three seasons and 55 episodes on Monday with everything a good series finale truly needs: a wedding, a first......
04:00, 05/09/2019

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in...
04:32, 06/04/2019

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI platform and works with diagnostic labs to translate m...
08:32, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Work Math Into Everyday Conversations With Your Kid About 93% of American adults have some degree of math anxiety. I admit I am part of this group. When it comes time to divvy up the dinner bill, I nervously avoid eye contact with it, saying, “I suck at math. That’s why I became a writer! [laughs awkw...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with multiple extended family members—like Thanksgivin...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank Two-time Olympic gold medallist Robeisy Ramirez sets his sights on professional glory The post Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank appeared first on Boxing News....
14:32, 05/25/2019

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
17:32, 05/20/2019

High-Rank Lawyer Says CEO Asked Her To Serve Cake Because She's A woman Nancy Saltzman filed a discrimination complaint, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. It names the company, CEO Rohit Kapoor and several other executives....
21:16, 05/01/2019

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai again rank highest in J.D. Power quality scorecard It was no fluke. For the second straight year, the Korean brands topped J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Ford and Lincoln placed in the top 5 for the first time....
18:48, 06/19/2019

Pulling Flavored E-Cigs Hurt Sales in a ‘Very Meaningful’ Way, Juul Founders Say Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees, who were named to the 2019 TIME 100 list, called vaping’s potential for helping adult smokers ditch combustible cigarettes “one of the greatest opportunities for public health in the history of ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

A Rundown of the Most Lavish, Expensive and Meaningful Gifts Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Have Given Each Other Can you believe it's been five years since Kim Kardashian and Kanye West made it official? Kimye is celebrating a milestone anniversary on May 24, marking five years since they wed......
05:00, 05/24/2019

This Game of Thrones Moment Makes That Theon Scene Even More Meaningful Than You Thought Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Theon Greyjoy finally got the chance to fully redeem himself for betraying the Starks back in season 2 of Game of Thrones when he was protecting Bran Stark as he waited out the Night ...
10:48, 04/30/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
13:00, 05/02/2019

AI analyzes tweets to track conversations about city logistics In a newly published study, researchers mine Twitter with machine learning algorithms to track trends in conversations around city logistics.Read More...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
02:48, 05/15/2019

We’ve seen Carl Benjamin’s rank misogyny before – remember Gamergate? | Keza MacDonald The sexist abuse women reported in 2014 has engulfed public life – and one of its perpetrators is a Ukip candidateFor luckier people than me, this week will have been the first time they’ve ever heard of Carl Benjamin (or Sargon of Akkad, as he is be...
16:00, 05/09/2019

World's fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro, hold my AnTuTu! The OnePlus 7 Pro is insanely fast. Its powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset is coupled with polished and minimalistic Android overlay that is the quickest moving this side of Google's own Pixel line. Not only that, but the new 90Hz display leaves an even...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Trump, Queen Elizabeth exchange gifts during state visit: Here's a look at the meaningful presents On the first day of their trip to the U.K. Monday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took part in an official gift exchange with Queen Elizabeth, following the tradition of state visits....
12:16, 06/04/2019

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
05:32, 06/08/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations Retail giant Amazon is violating federal law by capturing and saving customers' voice conversations through its popular Echo Dot digital assistant for children, advocacy groups said in a complaint Thursday....
15:48, 05/09/2019

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
18:48, 06/01/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Tennis Legends: Was Federer right to return to clay? Plus, McEnroe, Becker and Wilander rank majors "John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss whether Roger Federer was right to return to clay at Roland Garros, react to Nick Kyrgios saying the French Open \u0027sucks\u0027, and how do the guys rank the four Grand Slams?"...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by un...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
18:32, 05/16/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of the post people are commenting on....
20:48, 05/05/2019

Elon Musk will go to court over 'pedo guy' comments Elon Musk hasn't had success avoiding a trial over his accusations that cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth was a "pedo guy." Judge Stephen Wilson has determined that the defamation lawsuit is strong enough to go to trial, with the court battle d...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Clippers fined $50K for Rivers' Kawhi comments The league didn't specify which comments violated the anti-tampering rule. Clippers coach Doc Rivers compared Raptors star Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan on ESPN's NBA Finals preview show earlier this week....
19:16, 05/31/2019

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 over Rivers comments on Leonard TORONTO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are paying a price, because Doc Rivers paid Toronto star Kawhi Leonard a compliment. The NBA fined the Clippers $50,000 on Friday for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The league did not specifi...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Haney apologizes for offensive LPGA comments Hank Haney made offensive comments about Koreans on the LPGA Tour in advance of the U.S. Women's Open. He later apologized, saying he regretted making the insensitive comments....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Braz...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. The Council on American-Islamic Relations provi...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Clyburn walks back impeachment comments House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Monday walked back remarks suggesting that Democrats will impeach President Donald Trump, reversing course to say he’s “farther” from backing impeachment than most of his caucus.Clyburn’s comments came after a priva...
05:16, 06/04/2019

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border....
09:16, 06/19/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democrat, one of two Muslim women in Congress, drew fire...
06:32, 05/14/2019

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to blame for the political crisis in Venezuela, calling her comments "ignorant" and "disgusting."...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Martina Navratilova criticized over 'transphobic' comments Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been criticized after claiming it is a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport....
09:32, 04/28/2019

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Think tank official suspended for Somali American comments MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota think tank official has been suspended for comments she made about Somali Americans in a New York Times story. The story with the comments from Kim Crockett, vice president and general counsel of the con...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
06:48, 06/06/2019

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
04:32, 06/07/2019

JoJo Siwa Disables Instagram Comments Over "Mean" Posts JoJo Siwa is saying goodbye to social media comments. With more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 8 million followers on Instagram, the 15-year-old star of Dance Moms......
07:48, 05/06/2019

Stephen Moore has a history of questionable comments. Here’s a roundup. The former columnist for the National Review and the Wall Street Journal has advocated eliminating child labor laws, mocked women in athletics, joked about AIDS and suggested that closing the gender wage gap would destroy family stability in America....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Dissension within Biden camp over segregationist comments: report There is dissension within the Joe Biden campaign over the comments he made about working with segregationists — with some aides claiming he “misspoke” and others saying he should’ve just kept his mouth shut, a report says. Te...
03:16, 06/21/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order  ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Trump angry about special counsel’s comments on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller’s motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of obstructing jus...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for offensive comments about Ken Jeong Former NFL quarterback and sports commentator Terry Bradshaw managed to stick his foot in his mouth twice in the span of mere seconds during the Fox upfronts this past Monday. Per Variety, when he recounted his brief appearance on Fox’s celebrity sin...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, not sure 'if or when' she will work again Britney Spears' longtime manager Larry Rudolph has clarified comments he made recently about her career, stating that he doesn't know if or when she might perform again....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender 'cheating' comments Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the term "cheating" when describing transgender athletes but the issue received further attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans women had unfair physical ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Venezuelan judge blasts US after Pence comments CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 3: p.m. The head of Venezuela’s top court says the United States is trying to manipulate the Venezuelan justice system in an attempt to foment a coup...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Trump clarifies ‘nasty’ comments about Meghan Markle President Trump clarified his remarks about British royal Meghan Markle in a television interview set to be aired Wednesday, saying it wasn’t his intention to call her “nasty” but thought her past comments about him were nasty. “And I said: ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Trump: Duchess Meghan’s past comments about him were ‘nasty’ The president's choice of words — on the eve of his state visit to Great Britain — echoed his attacks on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, whom he has called a “nasty woman.”...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 when he made equivocating comments following violen...
14:32, 04/30/2019

US Comments On Hong Kong "Gross Interference": China China on Monday lashed out at the United States for voicing alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement, calling Washington's comments a "gross interference"....
13:16, 04/29/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
09:00, 05/26/2019

Rep. Clyburn apologizes to Pelosi and Hoyer for ‘tokenism’ comments In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clyburn said “tokenism is all right” with the House speaker and the House majority leader. He later walked back the comments....
10:00, 06/20/2019

Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence wi...
18:00, 05/27/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Indian PM Modi under fire for comments on Pakistan airstrike Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been skewered by the opposition for going ahead with an airstrike in Pakistan on the mistaken belief that cloudy skies would help India's air force avoid radar detection over experts' advice to delay the operat...
03:32, 05/13/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
11:48, 05/10/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Navjot Sidhu Gets Another Election Body Notice For Comments Against PM Navjot Sidhu, Congress's star campaigner, has received a notice from the Election Commission over his speech in Bhopal last month in which he had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of stealing money......
16:32, 05/10/2019

Madhya Pradesh Professor Arrested For Comments On Goddess Saraswati The principal of a government college in Madhya Pradesh's Datia has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Goddess Saraswati, the Hindi deity of......
11:00, 06/02/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
02:32, 06/15/2019

Europe lower after comments from Fed's Powell; factory activity contracts; VW up 5% European stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower on Thursday morning after the Federal Reserve chairman hinted that lower rates may not be in the cards....
03:48, 05/02/2019

Kim Goldman recalls OJ Simpson car chase, comments on gloves 25 years on: 'They fit!' Amid the 25th anniversary of her brother's murder, Kim Goldman told Fox News why she thought suspect and former football player O.J. Simpson was guilty and recalled the epic car chase that led to his capture....
17:16, 06/15/2019

Sirius XM suspends Hank Haney after 'insensitive' LPGA comments Golf commentator Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel after female golf players said his comments about U.S. Women's Open and the LPGA Tour were racist and sexist....
08:48, 05/31/2019

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on a northbound A Train at Chambers Street, according to police. The victim, described as a...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Tiger Woods responds to Hank Haney’s comments, SiriusXM ban Tiger Woods responded to comments made by his former swing coach Hank Haney mocking Korean players on the LPGA tour. “He obviously meant what he said and he got what he deserved,” Woods said on Friday, according to The Post’s Mark Cannizz...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Huawei CFO to Seek Extradition Stay Citing Trump Comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay of extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
10:48, 06/01/2019

Holocaust survivors respond to AOC's 'concentration camp' comments in new video Two holocaust survivors responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y. concentration camp comments Saturday, and their feelings were resoundingly negative.  ...
11:48, 06/23/2019

Democrats defend Rashida Tlaib over misrepresented Holocaust comments Party leaders rallied behind the congresswoman after Republicans mischaracterized her ‘calming feeling’ remarksFollow the latest in US politics – liveDemocrats in Congress have rallied behind Rashida Tlaib after Republicans, citing her recent comment...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Roger Mathews Slams "Negative Comments" Towards JWoww and His Family Roger Mathews doesn't want to hear any negativity this Memorial Day. As Jenni "JWoww" Farley enjoys part of the holiday weekend in Las Vegas with her new boyfriend, her ex is......
13:48, 05/27/2019

Trump flips script on Dem outrage over comments on foreign dirt A defiant President Trump pushed back Thursday against the outrage over his comments that he would be open to accepting opposition research from individuals from foreign countries, arguing he should have no obligation to call the FBI in certain cases...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Kick It Out apologises to Brighton for comments on sacking of Chris Hughton • Organisation sorry for inference sacking linked to ethnicity• Townsend: coaching opportunities ‘worse than square one’The anti-discrimination campaign group Kick It Out has issued an unreserved apology to Brighton following comments by head of deve...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over Offensive Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
13:32, 06/17/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down....
01:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. stocks rising off optimistic comments from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after comments from Mexico's foreign minister injected some optimism into a developing trade dispute.        ...
09:16, 06/04/2019

China rebukes Pompeo for Tiananmen Square comments on anniversary China slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments about the Tiananmen Square massacre, claiming they were were made “out of prejudice and arrogance,” as it stepped up security there for Tuesday’s 30th anniversary of the pro-democ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Rashida Tlaib criticized over ‘twisted’ comments on Palestine, the Holocaust Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib was criticized over the weekend by House Republicans for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. Speaking on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” on Friday, the Michigan lawmaker — a Pale...
02:32, 05/13/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics over homophobic comments • Sportswear company says partnership ‘has become untenable’• Folau facing Australia suspension after breach of contract rulingIsrael Folau has been dropped by Asics in response to homophobic social media posts he published last month. The sportswear...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Wall St. slips as energy drops, investors digest Fed comments U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
14:32, 05/02/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that......
01:48, 05/13/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Trump slams Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib for comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
09:32, 05/13/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
20:32, 06/04/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
10:16, 06/17/2019

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
20:16, 05/26/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
00:16, 05/03/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ends higher after Trump trade comments The S&P 500 rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
12:16, 06/14/2019

Trump calls Pelosi a ‘disgrace’ to her family over ‘prison’ comments President Trump blasted Nancy Pelosi anew on Friday for telling colleagues she wants to see him sent to prison, this time calling the House speaker a “disgrace” to her family. ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:33, 05/14/2019

Democrats rally behind Rashida Tlaib after Palestine, Holocaust comments Democratic leaders were rushing to the defense of freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Monday after she got blasted by Republicans — including President Trump — for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. “Rep...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Rep. Harley Rouda derides Trump for comments after call with Putin Rep. Harley Rouda, D-Calif., who sits on the House Oversight Committee, lamented President Donald Trump's tweet about the "Russia hoax" after speaking with the country's president Vladimir Putin, suggesting he should have instead discussed Russian me...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
19:16, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
08:32, 05/29/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
16:32, 06/18/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast doubt on whether the central bank's next move would be a rate...
18:48, 05/01/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Rep. Lee Zeldin on Tlaib Holocaust comments: ‘Anti-Israel hate should not be welcome’ Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., on Monday encouraged members of Congress to stand up to anti-Semitic rhetoric coming from some Democrats saying that if they don’t, “it becomes more and more of a problem for our country as you see anti-Semitism continue to r...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made a...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simply him showing that he has “worked across the...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Jason Chaffetz: Rashida Tlaib needs to take accountability for her comments on the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D, MI., has drawn criticism for comments she made about the Holocaust last week, and former congressman Jason Chaffetz has joined a chorus of politicians condemning her statements. ...
10:32, 05/13/2019

Hank Haney suspended for ‘insensitive comments’ about women’s golf NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA Tour. Han...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign. Lawmakers had already b...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Sen. Ted Cruz slams Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Holocaust comments: 'They're horrifying' Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took aim Monday at three prominent Democratic freshman congresswomen calling them "radicals" after Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., made some controversial remarks about the Holocaust. ...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government....
15:16, 05/05/2019

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
11:32, 06/13/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competitor....
04:32, 05/14/2019

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
10:32, 06/13/2019

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump Clarifies Those "Nasty" Meghan Markle Comments: "I Think She's Very Nice" President Donald Trump is clarifying some comments he made about Meghan Markle at an earlier time. President Trump arrived in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit where he met......
18:48, 06/04/2019

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar’s comments on Venezuela ‘disgusting’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed back at Rep. Ilhan Omar for blaming the US for the violence in Venezuela – calling her comments “ignorant” and “disgusting.” The Minnesota Democrat claimed that the US created “the devastation” in the South Ameri...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
13:00, 06/07/2019

Raptors fan arrested after making vulgar comments about Ayesha Curry on live TV A Raptors fan has been charged with mischief after allegedly using "profane phrases" about Ayesha Curry, wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, on TV.       ...
11:16, 06/08/2019

British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya's "advantage" in middle distance races....
16:16, 05/03/2019

Chase Winovich curbing his bold comments after being drafted by New England Patriots At Michigan, Chase Winovich was known for lots of brash talk. But now as a rookie with the Patriots, the DE is making sure not to step out of line.        ...
18:32, 06/06/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
10:16, 06/10/2019

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Mike Leach won't engage Eric Dickerson on draft comments Washington State coach Mike Leach isn't interested in addressing accusations made by Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson that Leach deliberately talked down the draft stock of a former Cougars running back        ...
15:48, 04/30/2019

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers during his time as a senator were “hurtful” to many African-Americans....
11:48, 06/23/2019

Hank Haney's racist and sexist comments were unsurprising in the world of golf Women’s golf is full of brilliant athletes from a huge variety of backgrounds. It can be tough to find out more about their stories thoughOn Wednesday, I sat in a room with media executives working on a pitch for a series about the LPGA. We discussed...
08:16, 05/30/2019

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the special counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Michelle Wie blasts ex-Tiger coach Hank Haney over racist comments LPGA golfer Michelle Wie blasted Hank Haney on Wednesday after the famed instructor made racist and sexist comments about South Korean golfers on his SiriusXM radio show. In discussing the U.S. Women’s Open, which is set to begin play at the Co...
16:48, 05/29/2019

‘I’m not saying I’m an angel’: Stephen Moore, Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the "biggest sell-off in stock market history" if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
14:00, 04/29/2019

OnePlus 'working' on the 7 Pro's ghost touch issue, comments on battery life Apart from weird noises and camera mishaps, OnePlus 7 Pro users have had to deal with another teething issue, the so-called "ghost" touches, as demonstrated in a user video above. This touch panel solution has created troubles before but apparently n...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Wall St. snaps losing streak after Trump's upbeat trade comments U.S. stocks rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear her "truth." ABC......
14:48, 05/11/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade tal...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Meghan McCain and Seth Meyers spar over Rep. Ilhan Omar comments Meghan McCain and Seth Meyers got into it on "The Late Show" over McCain's comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. It was uncomfortable, and a welcome change.        ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Juan Williams on Barr’s new comments on Russia probe review: Now it's not about 'spying'? Juan Williams said he doesn’t understand what’s going on with the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe following Attorney General William Barr’s exclusive interview with Fox News’ Bill Hemmer....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a great example ... of how the media noise machine on the right wing takes things out of control."...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Olympics: Bach boxing comments undervalue International Federations - AIBA chief The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organization to run the sport at next year's Tokyo Games would "not be rocket science"....
04:16, 05/06/2019

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Michelle Wie ripped Hank Haney -- a well-known golf instructor -- after shocking comments about South Korean golfers on his radio show Wednesday.        ...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
09:16, 06/10/2019

President Trump Attacks Mueller Testifying to Congress, in a Reversal of Previous Comments President Donald Trump tweeted a fiery rejection of special council Robert Mueller testifying before Congress on Sunday, backtracking previous statements on the matter and going against the position of some House Republicans. “Bob Mueller shoul...
16:16, 05/05/2019

Bebe Rexha doesn't let body-shaming comments get to her, with help from Demi Lovato Bebe Rexha clapped back at her social media trolls for body shaming and gained support from body-positive singer Demi Lovato.        ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
08:32, 06/06/2019

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
11:32, 06/13/2019

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied and then revived....
17:48, 06/05/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had better schools than Washington, D.C., while mentioning...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Matt Gaetz: 'Trump was triggering the media' with foreign oppo research comments President Trump was trying to get a jolt out of the media saying he'd listen to foreign governments' opposition research, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., claimed....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
16:32, 05/02/2019

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
09:48, 05/30/2019

Biden, under fire for comments on segregationists, gave eulogies for Strom Thurmond, Robert Byrd The firestorm over former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments this week highlighting his ability to work with segregationist southern senators is also bringing renewed attention to his 2003 eulogy for Strom Thurmond, the former South Carolina senator...
16:16, 06/20/2019

BBC must explain why it broadcast Jo Brand's battery acid comments over Nigel Farage, Theresa May says Theresa May has demanded an explanation from BBC chiefs for broadcasting a programme in which comedian Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid on politicians....
08:32, 06/13/2019

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Canada PM, pressed on Trump tariff comments, says will press ahead with trade pact ratification Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico, on Tuesday said Ottawa would move ahead in a responsible way to ratify a new North American free trade pact....
10:32, 06/04/2019

A Utah judge made critical comments of Donald Trump. Now he's suspended six months without pay Utah judge Michael Kwan has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump.        ...
18:32, 05/26/2019

Adam Schiff pushes amendment to federal campaign law after Trump's foreign dirt comments House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., introduced legislation that he said would "make it crystal clear" that it was illegal for candidates to take opposition research from a foreign government....
16:16, 06/20/2019

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
16:00, 05/25/2019

Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira has sparked transfer scramble with comments on Gunners spell Arsenal fear Lucas Torreira may have sparked a scramble for his signature with Napoli joining AC Milan in monitoring the midfielder's situation in north London....
05:00, 06/19/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as positive comments on U.S.-China trade ease concerns Canada's main stock index opened slightly higher on Tuesday, as upbeat comments from the United States and China calmed nerves over a further escalation in their trade war which has roiled global financial markets....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Denver Nuggets coach delivers emotional comments on school shooting before Game 5 victory "Something must change," said Coach Michael Malone, who noted that he has two daughters who attend school in the Denver area and have "been in a lockout twice in the last month."...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Global stocks gain with U.S. rate-cut bets, Grassley comments; bond prices ease Major world stock markets rose and longer-dated U.S. Treasury prices dipped on Wednesday as a U.S. senator predicted the United States will not impose tariffs on Mexican imports, while hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut also bolstered equities....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
19:00, 06/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more than two-and-a-half-week high, aided by strong gains in Mexico. While strength among most regio...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
00:32, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Nick Bosa must prove he's learned from Colin Kaepernick remark, offensive comments Nick Bosa said he plans to hold himself to a "higher standard," but the No. 2 pick needs to prove that's not just a matter of image repair.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
19:32, 04/30/2019

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
23:32, 05/29/2019

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
12:00, 06/10/2019

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
08:48, 06/20/2019

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
08:48, 05/29/2019

World stocks rally after U.S. payrolls data tops views; inflation comments dent dollar Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that shot past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflation....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Golf commentator Hank Haney blasts Tiger Woods for his comments about radio show suspension Tiger Woods said Hank Haney got what he deserved with radio suspension. Haney now calls Tiger "moral authority on issues pertaining to women."        ...
14:16, 06/04/2019

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
15:48, 06/15/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded. He said his admission was revoked "over texts and comments made nearly two...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Jana Kramer, Michael Caussin call Olivia Culpo a 'social climber' after Danny Amendola comments “Olivia Culpo has clearly been a climber. Look at her dating history," Caussin said. "She’s dated Tim Tebow. She’s dated Ryan Lochte. She dated Nick Jonas. She dated Danny. Now she’s talking to Zedd.”...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Robert Mueller comments on Russia probe leave Nancy Pelosi holding 'a pair of deuces:' Geraldo Rivera Did Special Counsel Robert Mueller deal House Speaker a "pair of deuces" and is that enough to impeach President Trump? That's the question presented by Fox News' Geraldo Rivera Wednesday on "The Five" Wednesday....
18:32, 05/29/2019

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. "A te...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Clemson Tigers' Dabo Swinney criticized over unearthed 'Usama bin Dabo' comments Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney was blasted over comments he made in a February radio interview weeks after the Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship....
04:32, 06/12/2019

George Galloway 'sacked' from TalkRadio over Champions League comments George Galloway has revealed he has been sacked from Talk Radio following a huge backlash to comments he made about Liverpool's Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur....
05:00, 06/03/2019

Miley Cyrus apologizes for racially 'insensitive' comments about hip hop Cyrus is making amends for controversial comments she previously made about her experiences making hip hop-influenced music.        ...
20:32, 06/12/2019

In first public comments, Lonzo Ball calls trade to Pelicans 'good news' As far as breakups go, New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball is taking his abrupt ending with the Los Angeles Lakers in stride.       ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
03:48, 05/16/2019

METALS-Most metals rise as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Most industrial metals rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve but gains were capped after International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut China's growth forecast raising demand concerns....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Neymar accuser in first comments: 'I was the victim of rape' A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case        ...
19:16, 06/05/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire: Miguel Cabrera's home run comments 'a little crazy' Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire believes Miguel Cabrera will figure out his power outage. But he doesn't believe the lineup is culprit.        ...
11:16, 05/05/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue apology after Imam Abdullah Patel who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on Tory leadership debate Tweets on women and Israel by imam who appeared on BBC debate exposed Imam Abdullah Patel suspended from school where he is named as deputy head He appeared on BBC Tory leaders' debate to ask candidates their view on Islamophobia...
04:48, 06/19/2019

Ed Tilly, Chairman and CEO of Cboe, Comments on Market Volatility and the Cboe Volatility Index CHICAGO – March 8, 2018 – Ed Tilly, Chairman and CEO of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today commented on recent market volatility and the utility of the Cboe Volatility I...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to install a “Facebook Research” VPN on their phones, Facebook found itself having to defend w...
15:16, 06/11/2019

The Morning After: Facebook's new look Welcome back. Facebook's big annual event kicked off yesterday with a lengthy keynote and lots of talk of privacy, features to find your secret crush (no, really) and a new-look social network. F8 runs for a few more days, so expect more stories...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it. Yet it is desperately required: every day, patients in the U.S. need about 30,...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the site’s new Blood Donation notifications feature could help lives. Soon, Facebook users in severa...
09:16, 06/12/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in everything from commerce to money transfers. Here are the details:...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hug...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 keynote at 1PM ET Facebook's annual F8 developer conference keynote is upon us at 1PM Eastern, and that means a lot of news whether or not you're a coder. This year, the company is not only outlining the future of social networking and technologies like VR ...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook knows everywhere you go — here's how to stop it from tracking you Facebook keeps a copy of your location no matter where you go, even if you don't open the app. But you can stop it from logging your location and delete all of your data. Here's how....
09:16, 04/30/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
09:16, 05/01/2019

Facebook Gets New Look, Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
14:32, 04/30/2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on the way to its social network, and how it’s working to address privacy and security. But Faceb...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebo...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook announced a lot at F8: here's what's set to change In an age where a small number of tech giants own huge swathes of social media and digital services (Google, Apple, Facebook, and the like), even a single conference event from one such company can have wide repercussions for the way we consume media...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
18:32, 06/13/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
05:00, 06/18/2019

|Facebook’sZuckerbergbuildshiswifeaglowing‘sleepbox’ Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced today some changes that are being made to its flagship app. The new focus of the Facebook app will b...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company strives to reduce abusive content and the scrutiny resulting from it....
12:00, 04/30/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to something I wrote last November. It was the one by Chris...
23:32, 05/11/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Get Information on Facebook Advertisers With These Tools We hear a lot about the problem of Facebook ads—whether it’s about user information being tracked for targeted ads, or fishy groups using ads to spread misinformation. Just look at the effects on our political landscape: we have voters and politician...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
09:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
12:48, 04/30/2019

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
07:00, 06/19/2019

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and why) she did it....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate speech causing real-world violence, including the formation of a Strategic Response team meant to stop a ...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook Portal will be available outside the US this fall (updated) Facebook's Portal video chat devices are about to become much easier to find, not to mention more useful. The company has announced that it will make both Portal and Portal+ available outside of the US, starting with Canada this June and followi...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in calling for antitrust authorities to look at a possible ...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
14:32, 05/21/2019

All the important stuff from Facebook’s F8 keynote Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its annual developer's conference today and announced several updates to its main social network as well as Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. Privacy seems to be the name of the game this year, as Faceboo...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
13:32, 05/08/2019

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know about Libra, along with key unknowns that remain....
05:48, 06/23/2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
13:32, 06/03/2019

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
13:00, 06/19/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
09:32, 05/04/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and What...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
20:16, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Here’s what Facebook announced at its F8 developer keynote As Facebook continues to weather a string of legal battles and harsh criticism for its never-ending privacy disasters and a generally lackadaisical attitude towards consumer data, the social networking site kicked off its annual F8 annual developer c...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview on Monday with The Associated Press, the...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Facebook brings ticketing for events The social network looks to make it easier for small businesses and creators to organize events and get people to show up, via tickets.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019.Of these new jobs, 100 will be dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, an...
03:00, 05/29/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
15:48, 06/07/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming Facebook will stop users who have recently posted terrorist propaganda from broadcasting live video, the most concrete response to pressure after the feature was used in the deadly New Zealand mosque attack....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and privacy.Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook's F8 event that was held today near the co...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
04:16, 05/28/2019

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Zuckerberg Rejects Call to Break Up Facebook Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
16:16, 06/19/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has......
22:16, 05/12/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook’s Dating app wants to connect you with your secret crush If you've ever wanted to let Facebook know who your romantic crush is -- and no, "poking" doesn't count -- soon you'll have the chance to do just that. Today, at its F8 2019 developers conference, the company announced Secret Crush, a ...
19:32, 04/30/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
08:48, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
19:32, 05/07/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
03:48, 06/20/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook, Needham said Monday....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work? At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its News Feed. Now, it’s extending this fact-checking ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
10:48, 06/04/2019

A huge Facebook redesign is coming – but it's far more than a new website After a brutal 2018 that forced Facebook to admit it hasn't got the best reputation when it comes to privacy, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the social networking platform in 2019: Facebook is being redesigned.Zuckerberg made the announcement...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
11:32, 06/05/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
15:00, 05/24/2019

The FTC is facing a crisis of legitimacy in policing Facebook A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges with Facebook that the social networking giant “deceived consumers by telling them they could k...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday, announced a number of fancy software updates, in addit...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Facebook that manufacture misleading Amazon product r...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
15:16, 06/08/2019

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain technology to verify its content and keep a check on fake news....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
11:32, 04/30/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
10:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
10:32, 06/18/2019

Hugo Barra is no longer in charge of Facebook VR Facebook's executive shuffle in its VR team continues. The company's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, is stepping down from the role to take a new position "building a global AR/VR partner ecosystem" within the company. Erick Tseng, Face...
16:48, 05/09/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of-concept (PoC) code that could be used by hackers to exploit the flaws and launch attacks against Wor...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook claims will revolutionize cryptocurrency by making it stable and accessible to mainstream users. The...
11:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise....
09:16, 05/29/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
14:00, 05/28/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Facebook reinvents birthday e-cards for the Stories age Ever sent a Facebook friend a greeting through Stories? Facebook is making that much easier to do with a new feature that levels up its birthday reminders and poses a challenge to the greeting card industry. Birthday Stories takes you to an interface...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
12:16, 05/09/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new currency....
07:48, 06/19/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 2019 keynote in 13 minutes Facebook's F8 developer conferences tend to be chock-full of news, and that's truer than ever for 2019. The company's opening keynote brought major changes to just about every corner of Facebook's universe, including a site redesi...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. election....
12:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
05:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
06:00, 06/18/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
20:32, 05/08/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
06:32, 06/18/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
15:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook generates videos celebrating extremists Facebook says it’s stopping the majority of extremist posts before users ever see them but a whistleblower’s complaint obtained by The AP shows the company is making use of propaganda by militant groups to auto-generate celebration videos...
02:00, 05/09/2019

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Later in the day, the company was denied again in court, as Reuters reports that....
06:48, 06/01/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
14:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of ...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook breakup would be solution of last resort: EU's Vestager A break-up of U.S. social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday....
21:32, 05/17/2019

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it.       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
22:48, 05/02/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
04:00, 05/02/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in anticipation of receiving a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the FTC related to the Cambridge Analyti...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychological toll on those doing it. The Verge has first-hand accounts from the worst-performing Facebook mode....
07:32, 06/23/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook launches PyTorch 1.1 with TensorBoard support Facebook's AI team introduced version 1.1 of deep learning framework PyTorch today with improved JIT compiler speed and native TensorBoard support.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Gene...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
22:32, 05/21/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
04:48, 06/23/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
20:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
21:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) If Facebook's pivot from town square to private living room wa...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying...
03:48, 06/12/2019

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on Wednesday....
07:16, 06/12/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
06:00, 05/02/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans to unveil new Portal models this fall. Bosworth has made the...
23:16, 06/10/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
15:48, 05/18/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two episodes since premiering in mid-April with Lax, a Las Vegas native. He’s racked up over 5 billion v...
20:00, 05/17/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
06:32, 05/09/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Fac...
04:00, 06/24/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a ...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
11:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook's blood donation feature is now live in the US Facebook says its blood donation feature in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and Pakistan has been doing so well, over 35 million users have signed up to be donors. In India and Brazil, over 20 percent of the people who go to blood banks say their decision....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook. A lawyer for Paul Ceglia on Tuesday tweeted ...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook has a three-part plan for making AI more 'inclusive' Facebook kicked off the second day of F8 2019, its annual developers conference, with a keynote about the technologies it uses to combat abuse on its platform. As the company detailed last year, artificial intelligence is key to keeping its apps and....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s new ‘Secret Crush’ isn’t cute — it’s creepy Facebook kicked off its F8 2019 event on Tuesday, announcing various new features for its social networks and chat apps. Facebook users were promised a significant redesign, Messenger is getting new desktop apps on top of a few handy features, and In...
13:32, 05/02/2019

'Private Post' Means Something Slightly Different to Facebook When you privately share something to a specific group of friends on Facebook, there’s a chance other people will read it. Reuters reports that Facebook employs a couple hundred contractors to read all Facebook posts, including the private ones, in o...
08:16, 05/06/2019

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook’s new report Thursday doesn’t say, though, is how many it also missed. The incr...
10:16, 05/23/2019