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Facebook to promote local news in latest update
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday the social media website would focus on promoting local news in its latest update.

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Facebook makes privacy push ahead of strict EU law
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook said on Monday it was publishing its privacy principles for the first time and rolling out educational videos to help users control who has access to their information, as it prepares for the start of a tough new EU data protection law.

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Do We Need Facebook for World Travel?
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Do we need Facebook? No, but If you want to talk to some people it’s the only way to talk to them. There are businesses that only handle, manage their Facebook page, probably the cheaper Hotels, the less money hungry companies, the ones that hit you from all angles, can hit you for high prices. […]

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Mueller team interviewed Facebook staff in Russia probe: Wired
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(Reuters) – Special Counsel¬†Robert Mueller and his office have interviewed at least one member of a Facebook team that was associated with Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign,¬†Wired magazine reported on its website on Friday.

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Research into full-body tracking at Facebook hints at broader AR/VR ambitions
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 It’s no secret that Facebook is big on both AR and VR, both for entertainment and communication purposes. And new research suggests it is working on AR applications that could not just modify or replace your face, but your entire body. Read More

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Facebook: Russian agents created 129 U.S. election events
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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said Russian agents created 129 events on the social media network during the 2016 U.S. election campaign, according to testimony to Congress, shedding more light on Russia’s purported disinformation drive aimed at voters.

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Facebook buys Boston software company that authenticates IDs
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media giant learn more about the people who buy ads on its network.

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Facebook should pay 'trusted' news publishers carriage fee: Murdoch
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(Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook to pay “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies, amid efforts by the social media company to fight misinformation on its platform.

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Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc.

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