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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 t...

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful

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New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, the social media behemoth is already planning a seco...
13:00 2019-06-11

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....
12:00 2019-06-04

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 "mea...
19:51 2019-06-16

Heartbreaking: Ellen DeGeneres Is Trying To Give Away $500,000 To Every Fan Who Comments ‘Amen’ On A Poorly Spelled Facebook Post, But Everyone Thinks It’s A Scam If you’re under the impression that life is always peachy for the rich and famous, here’s a heartbreaking story involving one of America’s most beloved celebs that’ll definitely change your mind: Elle...
20:51 2019-06-28

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The company has announced that it is introducing more ways ...
15:17 2019-07-09

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the...
22:34 2019-07-15

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
17:00 2019-07-09

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform...
10:00 2019-07-01

USWNT’s date with France may be World Cup’s most meaningful game The Women’s World Cup trophy will be hoisted on July 7. The title may be decided Friday. The always looming, highly anticipated, seemingly inevitable clash between the co-favorites comes to fruition t...
07:17 2019-06-28

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as ...
19:00 2019-07-09

The five most emotional, meaningful ESPY Award moments of all time The ESPYs have provided some of the sports world's most compelling moments over the last 25-plus years. Here are five from the award show's history.       ...
19:34 2019-07-10

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 plat...
16:17 2019-06-09

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 meaning...
16:34 2019-06-14

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......
14:51 2019-05-21

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?       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Let's Rank The Total War Games, From Best To Worst Few series are as dear to my heart as Creative Assembly’s Total War, with its mix of history, real-time tactics and turn-based strategy. Spanning 19 years and 13 games, there are times I feel like Tot...
07:17 2019-07-11

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 mo...
10:17 2019-06-06

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 v...
02:34 2019-05-30

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 ...
13:34 2019-06-04

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supportin...
16:34 2019-06-14

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?...
19:34 2019-06-18

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 a...
19:51 2019-06-03

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...
00:00 2019-06-06

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....
04:17 2019-05-26

How online surveillance is killing private conversations The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication confidential. How can we regain our privacy?“Dance like no one is watching,” the American journalist Olivia Nuzzi wrote in 2014...
15:00 2019-07-11

The Age-Old Bone-Rank Caste System of the Korean Kingdom of Silla In several cultures one’s social standing was determined by one’s birth, which included or precluded certain privileges and even determined the cutlery one was allowed to use.   ...
06:17 2019-07-11

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....
21:51 2019-06-19

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...
21:51 2019-06-20

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
03:34 2019-07-12

Fox Sports to unveil mic’d-up player conversations during MLB All-Star Game Since baseball always has been known for its chatter, Fox Sports will try to play off it during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. Though players previously have worn mics during games, Fox w...
22:51 2019-07-09

Nripendra Misra, PK Mishra To Remain PM's Aide With Cabinet Minister Rank Nripendra Misra and PK Mishra were on Tuesday re-appointed as Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary respectively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with cabinet minister rank....
19:51 2019-06-11

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher loses rank after being cleared of murder Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher was fined and busted down a rank Wednesday following his conviction for posing with a photo of a war casualty in Iraq a day after the same jury cleared him of murder. ...
06:01 2019-07-04

Ajit Doval Continues As National Security Adviser, Given Cabinet Rank Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). "He has been given cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security......
10:34 2019-06-03

Where does Andy Ruiz Jnr’s Snickers belt rank among the world heavyweight titles? Andy Ruiz Jnr has added the Snickers heavyweight title to the WBA, IBF and WBO versions he ripped from Anthony Joshua, writes Elliot Worsell The post Where does Andy Ruiz Jnr’s Snickers belt rank amon...
20:51 2019-06-11

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 ...
12:51 2019-06-18

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
14:34 2019-07-12

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
09:34 2019-07-13

Cornerstone intros Conversations, a team-based feedback tool The company announced several new products on Tuesday that aim to bring more team-based features and mobile-friendly services to its talent management software portfolio....
18:34 2019-06-04

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...
06:17 2019-06-08

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...
01:34 2019-06-11

Who are the best CEOs for minority workers? Heads of Intuit, T-Mobile, Google rank high CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and T-Mobile's CEO John Legere.       ...
03:01 2019-06-28

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
21:01 2019-06-27

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....
01:51 2019-06-02

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...
07:51 2019-06-06

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...
18:17 2019-05-31

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sentenced to reduced rank, partial pay, after being cleared of murder charges Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher will have his rank reduced and is sentenced to four months of confinement, which he has already served, for posing with the body of a dead ISIS fighter....
21:51 2019-07-03

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation ...
19:17 2019-07-12

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher busted down one rank after being found guilty of posing for photo with ISIS fighter's body Associated Press Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher was found not guilty of murder and obstruction of justice charges by a military jury this week. Gallagher was found guilty of posing with a human cas...
03:34 2019-07-04

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:00 2019-07-11

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 approv...
11:17 2019-05-22

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said &ldqu...
02:00 2019-06-28

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,...
10:17 2019-05-31

Trump comments on NKO, China at G20 presser U.S. President Donald Trump says he may meet with Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarised zone in the coming days and that the North Korean leader "was very receptive." (June 29)    &#...
17:51 2019-06-29

U.S. Treasurys Slide After Powell Comments U.S. government-bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
18:34 2019-06-04

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....
00:17 2019-05-30

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante,...
08:51 2019-07-03

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 o...
05:17 2019-06-04

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 protection...
03:34 2019-06-11

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...
04:34 2019-06-06

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 thi...
04:17 2019-06-01

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. “...
10:34 2019-06-20

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
05:17 2019-07-12

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."...
10:17 2019-05-25

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock d...
21:51 2019-07-12

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 retarde...
16:51 2019-05-23

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 south...
01:00 2019-06-20

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’...
01:17 2019-06-01

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the p...
05:51 2019-07-11

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as th...
11:34 2019-05-29

AOC's 'concentration camps' claim was just tip of the iceberg -- Here are some of her most controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., (AOC) has only been in Congress for a matter of months but in that short period of time, she's been able to prompt widespread outrage and catch the attention of ...
21:00 2019-06-21

Man harassed with ant-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 Stree...
06:34 2019-05-27

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
07:17 2019-07-07

Scarlett Johansson: comments on 'authentic casting' taken out of context Star clarifies comment: ‘Any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness’Scarlett Johansson has said comments she made on the “authentic casti...
22:34 2019-07-14

Booker says Biden causing ‘pain’ with his comments about his record WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker suggested Joe Biden is becoming a divisive figure after a rocky debate performance in which the ex-veep gave an unapologetic defense of h...
06:34 2019-07-01

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...
07:51 2019-06-21

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comments about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
19:17 2019-07-10

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you oft...
11:01 2019-06-21

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....
22:51 2019-06-20

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....
05:51 2019-06-07

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 ...
04:34 2019-05-28

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 Crock...
08:51 2019-06-22

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 Russi...
09:17 2019-05-31

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' ...
23:17 2019-06-14

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2...
20:00 2019-07-15

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 b...
18:17 2019-06-04

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....
22:17 2019-05-26

The Latest: EU leader blasts Putin comments on liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 10:50 a.m. European Union President Donald Tusk has blasted a reported comment by Russian President...
04:34 2019-06-28

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...
04:17 2019-06-15

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 com...
09:17 2019-06-05

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
05:01 2019-06-04

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 offi...
22:17 2019-06-14

Harvard rescinds admission to Parkland survivor over racist comments A survivor of the Parkland school massacre in Florida said Monday that Harvard University has rescinded his acceptance over racist comments the teen made in the months before the 2018 shooting. “Three...
23:17 2019-06-17

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......
22:00 2019-05-27

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....
22:00 2019-06-17

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments ma...
15:34 2019-07-03

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 h...
17:34 2019-06-13

Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months for comments he made online and in court criticizing President Donald Trump. The state’s Supreme Court h...
19:17 2019-05-24

Barrick said Tuesday comments on Acacia offer not a 'no-increase statement' Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday that comments by Chief Executive Mark Bristow that he had no intention of discussing a higher buyout offer for the company's African unit with its minority sharehol...
18:17 2019-06-19

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.”...
13:51 2019-06-15

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democrati...
22:17 2019-07-15

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....
03:17 2019-06-19

Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kash...
00:17 2019-06-18

Tiger Woods responds to Hank Haney’s comments, SiriusXM ban DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods usually avoids taking a public stance on any controversial topics the way he tries to avoid water hazards on the golf course. After shooting an even-par 72 in the second rou...
08:34 2019-06-01

Megan Rapinoe on critical comments over Alex Morgan's celebration: 'Wah, wah, wah' U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to critics who hit out at her teammate Alex Morgan over her tea-cup celebration during their win over England on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-07-03

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 cou...
07:17 2019-05-31

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...
03:34 2019-05-27

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....
13:01 2019-05-29

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....
19:34 2019-05-31

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...
00:17 2019-06-21

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 simpl...
00:17 2019-06-21

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 ...
20:17 2019-06-13

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark...
16:51 2019-06-18

Utah judge suspended without pay for 6 months after critical comments about Trump A judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months last week after criticizing President Trump — both online and in court — for his "political incompetence."...
15:17 2019-05-28

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 busin...
14:34 2019-05-29

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 int...
21:00 2019-06-01

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 made “out of prejudice and arrogance,” as it stepped up security there for Tues...
19:17 2019-06-04

Megan Rapinoe tackles Trump comments and then moves on. It’s not in her to sidestep. Before shifting her focus to Friday’s quarterfinal against France, the U.S. women’s national team midfielder said she stands by her comments about not visiting the White House....
02:01 2019-06-28

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.  ...
19:17 2019-06-23

U.S. Agents Told Huawei Still Blacklisted Despite Trump Comments, Because Nothing Means Anything Last week during the Group of 20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump announced that U.S. companies could start selling tech components to Huawei, seemingly halting a weeks-long ban on sales to the...
05:00 2019-07-04

Wall Street trims gains after Kudlow's trade comments U.S. stocks pared early gains on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a session low, after hopes of a trade deal were dented by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comment that Washington may mo...
18:34 2019-06-27

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
10:17 2019-07-10

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 ...
22:17 2019-06-15

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and...
16:17 2019-07-05

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 ...
08:34 2019-06-05

Biden lost top fundraiser days after segregationist comments: report Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s racial gaffes are now costing him money — the Dem frontrunner lost a top fundraiser just two days after he made controversial comments about his time worki...
10:51 2019-06-29

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two lead...
10:51 2019-06-29

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?...
12:51 2019-06-22

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......
20:00 2019-06-02

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
20:34 2019-07-14

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....
07:17 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson faces questions over 'arguably racist' comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party husting...
18:34 2019-07-06

Booker says Biden's comments on race are 'causing a lot of frustration and even pain' Former Vice President Joe Biden is "causing a lot of frustration and even pain" through his recent comments on race, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Sunday....
18:17 2019-07-01

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 ...
23:00 2019-06-21

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments 'inordinately ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "inordinately ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a state...
07:34 2019-05-27

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....
22:17 2019-06-07

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....
02:00 2019-06-11

Full text: Pelosi announces resolution responding to Trump's comments Dear Democratic Colleague,On Sunday, it was a sign to us that the Catholic Gospel reading was that of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus teaches us to love our neighbors as ourselves and treat them with ...
22:51 2019-07-15

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.        ...
18:17 2019-05-21

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 sol...
19:34 2019-05-29

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 Tw...
08:17 2019-06-11

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...
17:00 2019-05-30

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&...
00:34 2019-05-30

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that...
07:51 2019-07-13

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...
19:34 2019-06-10

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopefully the world in a better place."...
21:34 2019-06-27

Racist Comments Cost Conservative Parkland Student a Place at Harvard 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....
11:00 2019-06-18

Liz Cheney: Ocasio-Cortez's 'concentration camp' comments must be condemned by Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez', D-N.Y., apparent comparison of southern border facilities to concentration camps must be condemned by Democratic leadership, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
02:51 2019-06-19

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 ch...
14:51 2019-05-21

Former acting ICE director: Offensive comments by border agents will be investigated and 'dealt with' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan said Tuesday that alleged offensive social media comments by U.S. Border Patrol agents are being taken very seriously by the head of the agency. ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
00:51 2019-06-28

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.       ...
21:17 2019-06-08

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.        ...
13:17 2019-06-06

"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."...
21:51 2019-05-29

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. C...
00:51 2019-05-30

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....
14:00 2019-06-08

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......
02:17 2019-06-05

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea ...
09:17 2019-07-11

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 Conser...
03:01 2019-06-04

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 thi...
23:51 2019-05-23

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of...
09:17 2019-07-14

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...
20:17 2019-06-13

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....
18:34 2019-06-13

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
20:51 2019-07-03

Michelle Obama refused to comment on Biden's apology following segregationist comments Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP Michelle Obama on Saturday would not comment on a recent clash on race between presidential hopefuls Sen. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. She also held off on endorsing a...
12:51 2019-07-08

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
20:34 2019-07-03

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 Afr...
19:17 2019-06-23

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....
23:34 2019-06-13

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.        ...
07:51 2019-06-22

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....
21:34 2019-05-30

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....
02:34 2019-06-06

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....
09:34 2019-06-14

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 sa...
20:17 2019-06-13

Fans Leave Cheeky Comments On Pic Of Ranveer Singh's Rainbow Birthday Cake Deepika Padukone posted a picture of Ranveer Singh's birthday cake, which looks delicious with separate layers of colourful rainbow frosting and sprinkles on top....
11:17 2019-07-09

De Blasio slams Biden over comments on senator who 'thought my multiracial family should be illegal' De Blasio, whose wife is black, wrote in a post on Twitter that Biden was "longing for the good old days of 'civility' typified by James Eastland."...
20:00 2019-06-19

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....
14:00 2019-06-10

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certain...
15:34 2019-07-03

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
00:51 2019-07-08

'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....
18:00 2019-06-06

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.        ...
19:51 2019-05-29

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....
03:34 2019-06-20

Joy Behar likens Trump to a 'mobster' after 'disgraceful' comments about Biden and North Korea "View" host Joy Behar suggested that President Trump betrayed a basic principle in foreign policy when he backed North Korea's criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden....
20:17 2019-05-28

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their countr...
17:17 2019-06-13

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.        ...
01:34 2019-06-15

Booker bashes Biden for comments on school segregation, says former VP is causing 'pain' and 'frustration' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., once again slammed his rival in the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden, for his past stances on civil rights - criticizing the former vice president for his comments ...
21:00 2019-06-30

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....
04:17 2019-05-27

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....
14:17 2019-06-13

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare the...
04:17 2019-07-08

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....
13:51 2019-06-19

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....
22:00 2019-06-05

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 ...
19:17 2019-05-25

South Bend police call out Buttigieg for sending pizza rather than apology after race comments South Bend, Indiana's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) issued a scathing response to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, suggesting the 2020 presidential candidate should apologize after making racially-charged comm...
01:34 2019-07-13

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.        ...
01:17 2019-05-27

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...
22:17 2019-05-29

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.        ...
03:17 2019-06-05

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his ro...
01:00 2019-07-10

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......
02:51 2019-06-04

Mets third baseman Todd Frazier responds to Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta's comments New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier responded to Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta's comments and gave the Mets' side of the incident.       ...
01:51 2019-07-08

Kansas City radio host Kevin Keitzman out after comments about Chiefs coach Andy Reid Radio station 810 WHB and host Kevin Kietzman "have mutually agreed to part ways" over comments that criticized Chiefs coach Andy Reid's family life       ...
01:17 2019-06-29

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, Sa...
00:34 2019-06-16

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....
18:17 2019-05-29

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....
22:34 2019-05-28

Kansas City Radio Chud Kevin Kietzman Ousted Following Gross Andy Reid Comments Sweaty Kansas City radio hot-taker Kevin Kietzman was pulled from his show this week, after clumsily referencing the drug abuse and 2012 death by overdose of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s oldest son i...
13:17 2019-06-29

‘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."...
10:51 2019-05-30

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 c...
19:17 2019-06-20

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."        ...
23:00 2019-06-04

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 ons...
00:00 2019-06-11

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted....
18:34 2019-06-27

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 wa...
22:51 2019-06-17

Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus members, back Biden amid controversy over comments on segregationist senators House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., defended former Vice President Joe Biden during her weekly press briefing on Thursday but indicated that his fellow 2020 contenders focused on something that wasn...
22:17 2019-06-20

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...
01:51 2019-05-30

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.”...
20:00 2019-06-19

'Old Town Road' rapper Lil Nas X faces down homophobic comments after coming out Lil Nas X is laughing off homophobic comments after the viral "Old Town Road" rapper came out as gay because… "Can't nobody tell me nothing."        ...
06:34 2019-07-03

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....
13:34 2019-06-12

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....
17:34 2019-06-03

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the Hous...
04:00 2019-07-16

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.        ...
18:34 2019-06-12

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on the Tory leaders' debate....
11:17 2019-06-19

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Jeremy Hunt blasts US President Donald Trump for 'disrespectful and wrong' comments amid ambassador spat Jeremy Hunt has criticised Donald Trump for making "disrespectful and wrong" comments amid a spat over the UK's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
17:17 2019-07-10

Donald Trump refuses to back down over 'go home' comments as he says Democratic congresswomen should 'leave' Donald Trump has refused to back down over his comments which suggested a group of Democratic congresswomen should "go home", ignoring the fact they are all American citizens and three were born in th...
20:00 2019-07-15

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 v...
20:34 2019-05-21

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 thei...
05:17 2019-06-12

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wednesday....
23:34 2019-07-03

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 requir...
18:34 2019-06-12

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....
00:34 2019-06-14

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...
21:34 2019-06-18

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 ...
04:00 2019-06-08

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
05:00 2019-07-04

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why they're seeing specific ads. In the past, users ...
19:51 2019-07-11

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDonald Trump’s backing from the Fox News channel is wel...
09:51 2019-07-06

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the social-media giant out of the political hot seat in W...
00:00 2019-07-14

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 featur...
03:34 2019-06-13

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....
14:34 2019-06-12

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 20...
16:51 2019-06-18

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
01:51 2019-07-01

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 com...
16:51 2019-05-21

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
15:17 2019-07-13

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ir...
20:00 2019-06-28

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall ...
23:34 2019-07-12

|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....
09:34 2019-06-23

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that F...
12:17 2019-07-01

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
07:51 2019-07-05

|Facebook’sbigLibralaunch'onlyfannedtheflames'forcritics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
23:34 2019-07-15

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....
22:17 2019-06-11

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 forma...
07:51 2019-06-22

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world....
20:00 2019-07-13

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 scr...
09:01 2019-05-29

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned ...
03:17 2019-07-04

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, 10...
22:34 2019-06-12

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising 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....
14:17 2019-06-14

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 f...
17:17 2019-06-02

Facebook is ripe for exploitation – again – in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020. We will hijack our democracy ourselves. And Facebo...
18:17 2019-07-09

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being tar...
06:17 2019-07-12

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....
03:34 2019-06-04

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
15:34 2019-07-13

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
20:51 2019-07-15

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main con...
21:34 2019-07-09

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, ...
17:34 2019-06-19

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...
02:51 2019-06-12

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
23:51 2019-06-27

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...
19:17 2019-06-11

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 gea...
21:17 2019-06-03

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....
22:34 2019-06-19

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 lim...
21:00 2019-05-21

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Fa...
03:17 2019-07-12

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, citi...
07:17 2019-06-13

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 Ca...
18:00 2019-06-18

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....
04:34 2019-06-14

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......
04:51 2019-06-08

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally...
02:17 2019-07-13

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 Britis...
08:00 2019-06-01

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 platfo...
01:34 2019-06-19

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...
21:00 2019-06-07

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands and where the companies got your data.Read more......
04:34 2019-07-13

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a bl...
16:51 2019-06-13

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to...
21:00 2019-07-09

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....
17:34 2019-05-31

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....
14:51 2019-05-28

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 ...
12:00 2019-06-21

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 s...
05:51 2019-06-06

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information...
20:34 2019-06-06

I Will Never Make A Mario Super Mario Maker 2 gives players a chance to flex their creative muscles and craft their own levels. These can be difficult, trap-laden hell worlds, oddball narratives, or classic platforming romps. ...
19:51 2019-07-04

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:00 2019-06-03

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...
21:51 2019-06-20

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....
14:34 2019-06-19

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...
13:34 2019-06-23

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....
12:17 2019-05-30

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin a...
03:17 2019-07-12

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above are...
07:34 2019-07-04

Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at the social media company's Silicon Valley mail fac...
23:34 2019-07-01

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....
05:51 2019-06-12

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
15:17 2019-05-23

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme 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....
23:17 2019-06-11

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
18:34 2019-05-23

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
18:34 2019-06-30

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
04:17 2019-07-12

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....
22:17 2019-05-24

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...
19:34 2019-05-23

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the res...
16:17 2019-05-23

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:17 2019-07-02

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itself to mistakes, failures, and harebrained flights of...
01:00 2019-07-10

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if the force’s Facebook post of his wanted poster got ...
17:51 2019-05-23

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
22:17 2019-07-03

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These nu...
19:34 2019-05-23

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...
13:34 2019-06-12

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....
09:17 2019-05-22

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 result...
04:17 2019-06-20

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program called Study from Facebook. If you participate, you’ll ...
21:34 2019-06-12

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
23:17 2019-07-01

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...
23:34 2019-05-30

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has been undercut by the company’s decision to ignore cont...
17:51 2019-07-01

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 w...
10:34 2019-06-01

Bank of England welcomes Facebook currency Mark Carney has issued an unexpectedly warm welcome to Facebook’s new global currency, saying tech companies and non-banks could soon be given access to the Bank of England’s balance sheet...
19:00 2019-06-20

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...
02:34 2019-05-23

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it wor...
06:34 2019-05-24

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,...
02:51 2019-05-31

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 We...
07:17 2019-06-13

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said....
09:34 2019-06-13

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire officials told the outlet....
01:51 2019-07-02

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 electio...
08:00 2019-05-24

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 ele...
22:51 2019-05-23

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues....
12:00 2019-06-13

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:51 2019-05-23

Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page Egyptian authorities have arrested the founder of a Facebook page with millions of followers that praises ousted President Hosni Mubarak, a judicial source said on Thursday....
21:34 2019-07-11

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.     ...
00:51 2019-06-14

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 ...
12:17 2019-06-23

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 ro...
09:00 2019-06-20

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read More...
21:01 2019-07-11

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....
18:51 2019-06-14

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com...
05:17 2019-07-04

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming....
15:51 2019-07-14

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 th...
17:51 2019-06-12

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB) beginning Tuesday, May 29. Susquehanna Securities...
18:00 2019-05-22

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 w...
15:34 2019-06-20

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
09:34 2019-06-13

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the p...
19:51 2019-07-04

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 i...
22:34 2019-06-18

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
16:51 2019-06-18

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's law...
15:34 2019-07-02

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried about the rumors spread about its platform. According t...
03:00 2019-07-09

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, on...
15:51 2019-06-18

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica...
00:00 2019-07-13

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country's law on internet tran...
16:34 2019-07-02

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human traffi...
02:51 2019-07-16

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, ...
13:01 2019-06-08

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that could help her with living expenses. It wasn’t u...
07:17 2019-07-09

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 cryptocurren...
20:17 2019-06-08

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Austral...
22:17 2019-06-27

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....
19:34 2019-06-05

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 individua...
06:17 2019-05-29

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is crea...
14:00 2019-06-18

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
19:00 2019-07-05

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address ma...
21:34 2019-06-27

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
23:17 2019-06-28

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with no...
21:34 2019-06-28

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 pu...
11:34 2019-06-07

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to overs...
12:34 2019-06-28

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...
20:17 2019-06-18

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 t...
19:51 2019-06-18

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....
00:00 2019-06-19

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 fiel...
19:17 2019-06-18

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
14:00 2019-06-07

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its boomin...
14:51 2019-06-07

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 f...
12:00 2019-05-28

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 curren...
00:17 2019-06-19

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than a...
20:34 2019-07-08

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
17:17 2019-06-07

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 pla...
01:17 2019-06-19

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...
18:51 2019-05-28

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...
07:34 2019-06-11

| 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....
19:34 2019-05-28

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....
19:34 2019-06-11

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 devi...
21:51 2019-06-11

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 ma...
20:17 2019-05-29

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to its “Why am I seeing this ad?” and Ad Preferences ...
12:00 2019-07-12

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....
22:51 2019-06-17

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?...
18:00 2019-07-12

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 Commi...
02:34 2019-05-25

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...
21:00 2019-05-21

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 ...
22:17 2019-05-29