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Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

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Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior." A total of 2,632 pages, groups, and accounts were removed from Facebook and Instagram for operations linked to the above mentioned countries, the social media platform said. The accounts tied to Russia were largely removed for spam with a small portion of those engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior, according to the statement.

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Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior"

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Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior" ReutersMarch 26, 2019, 8:43 AM GMT. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behavior." A total of 2,632 pages, groups, and accounts were removed from Facebook and Instagram for operations linked to the above mentioned countries, the social media platform said. The accounts tied to Russia were largely removed for spam with a small portion of those engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior, according to the statement.

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EPS for Facebook, Inc. (FB) Expected At $1.63

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It dived, as 143 investors sold Facebook, Inc. shares while 740 reduced holdings. Jnba Financial Advsr invested in 2,545 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Prudential Public Ltd Liability stated it has 0.67% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). On Thursday, November 15 Wehner David M. sold $671,777 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 4,761 shares.

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5 Social Media Stocks to Buy Instead of Facebook

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Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the few social media stocks that technology investors should hold in their core portfolios. Besides, after significant selling in Facebook stock since summer 2018 has sent the stock to a low of $123, investors have started opening up to holding other instant messaging-based companies. Those users may opt to use Facebook’s WhatsApp or Instagram, but that will still hurt the company’s profits. WhatsApp is not making much revenue and Instagram ads have a sharply lower profit margin than those posted on the News Feed. InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips. So, how should investors diversify away from this networking giant?

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Facebook to support startups in new Startup Hub Caribbean

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Ten startups that are working to make a difference in the Caribbean have an opportunity to get support from Facebook in a new Startup Hun Caribbean initiative. A release from Facebook Latin America said the program will support 10 technology startups that have outsized social impact potential and are focused on improving the lives of communities across the Caribbean. Startups selected for the program will receive support to scale their efforts and improve their products and services, to better tackle the myriad of fundamental challenges facing the region, as well as scale internationally. Startups with the following characteristics should apply: a for-profit enterprise with an established base of operations in the Caribbean, less than four years since the date of incorporation, have a product/service generating revenue in the market, whose focus is on generating value for the Caribbean region, and are looking to expand internationally.

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False Alarm: Facebook and Google Didn't Lose Market Share in 2018

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Throughout 2018, investors fretted that Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) and Alphabet(NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL) subsidiary Google were losing market share to companies like Amazon(NASDAQ: AMZN) and Snap. It turns out advertisers still see Facebook and Google as a better-than-average place to put incremental ad dollars. The research firm previously expected a 1.5-percentage-point decline in their collective market share in 2018. Facebook says its family of apps reach 2.7 billion unique users, more than 2 billion of whom log into at least one app every day.

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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch video

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Waleed Aly sits down with Jacinda Ardern after Chirstchurch attack. French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch attack video. Facebook said it “quickly” removed the live video showing the killing of 50 people by a white supremacist in twin mosque attacks in Christchurch on March 15. But the lifestream lasting 17 minutes was shared extensively on YouTube and Twitter, and internet platforms had to scramble to remove videos being reported of the gruesome scene. Major internet platforms have pledged to crack down on the sharing of violent images and other inappropriate content through automated systems and human monitoring, but critics say this is not working.

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French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch footage

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PARIS (Reuters) - One of the main groups representing Muslims in France said on Monday it was suing Facebook and YouTube, accusing them of inciting violence by allowing the streaming of footage of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said the companies had disseminated material that encouraged terrorism, and harmed the dignity of human beings. The shooting at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15, which killed 50 people, was livestreamed on Facebook for 17 minutes and then copied and shared on social media sites across the internet. Facebook said it raced to remove hundreds of thousands of copies. But a few hours after the attack, footage could still be found on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Inc's YouTube, as well as Facebook-owned Instagram and Whatsapp.

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4 Facebook Executives Who Have Already Jumped Ship in 2019

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4 Facebook Executives Who Have Already Jumped Ship in 2019. During the year, the social media giant lost 10 of its top executives. Some of the more high-profile exits included Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum, and Alex Hardiman, the head of Facebook's news product. Federal prosecutors are currently investigating Facebook for data-sharing deals it made with large tech companies. And just like last year, more of the company's long-term employees are jumping ship. But on the bright side, Facebook has said it's trying to fix things by becoming a platform that values privacy above all else. Facebook's head of communications, Caryn Marooney, announced her departure in February after eight years at the company. However, her exit statement made it clear that she's leaving on good terms and still believes in Facebook in spite of its troubles.

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MCMC urges public to change Facebook and Instagram passwords - Nation

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MCMC urges public to change Facebook and Instagram passwords - Nation. PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has urged the public to change their Facebook and Instagram passwords, if they have received notifications to do so. The Commission came out with a statement on Sunday (March 24) after Facebook acknowledged on Thursday (March 21) that it left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years.

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