Former Facebook bloke feels guilty about his past
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Facebook is tearing society apart

A former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to humanity.

Comedy US FCC boss rants about social media
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No net benefit to American society could be the next thing to go

Comedy Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai thinks that there is a conspiracy by ISPs to rule the world and is dismantling net neutrality to put them in their place, but now he has another cunning plan – getting rid of social media.

Facebook tests if the Russians fooled readers
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Building a portal

Facebook is building a portal that will let some users see if they liked or followed Russian propaganda from Internet Research Agency Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts between January 2015 and August 2017.

Trust US, social media corporations say
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Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt

The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.

Chinese authorities also advertise on Facebook
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Why should the Russians have all the fun?

While the Russians using Facebook advertising to help Donald Trump win the election has garnered all the attention, the Chinese government has also been buying adverts.

Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians
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Buy one get another free

US tech giants are spending a small fortune on "lobbying" politicians and the situation is getting worse.

Russians were gaming Google for Trump
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Not just Facebook

While it has been confirmed President Putin was splashing out cash on Facebook advertising to get Donald Trump elected in the US, it seems he was also spending a small fortune on Google too.

Google and Facebook AI drive fear and loathing in Las Vegas
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Fake news, conspiracy theories, Muslim invasions all reported as fact

The first serious test of Google and Facebook at handling fake news failed dismally as the pair crashed and burned during the Las Vegas shooting.

10 million people saw Russian propaganda adverts
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All slanted at promoting US racial tension

More than 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were bought in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US  presidential election.

Facebook shows Congress how Russia gamed the 2016 election
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3,000 adverts on show


Facebook will turn over copies of political ads purchased by Russian sources to congressional lawmakers, who are investigating the country's potential interference in the 2016 US presidential election.