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Mark Zuckerberg is a bit sensitive about the small army he has managing his Facebook page

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed one of his deepest-held anxieties—and it apparently is not that the social platform he runs may have enabled Russia to increase its insidious influence on the 2016 US presidential election election.<p>No, his concern is something much more personal. He doesn’t want people …

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How to see who follows you on Facebook

The whole Facebook Follow phenomenon is slightly creepy if you don’t keep a watchful eye, as people who aren’t your friends on Facebook can follow …

Are Your Facebook Messages Really Private? Here's the Truth

<i>This content originally appeared on Time.</i><p>While Facebook says it takes measures to keep users’ information private, how secure are those billions of …

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Instagram uses rape and death threat as Facebook ad in latest algorithm mishap

After Guardian reporter Olivia Solon posted a screenshot of a profane email threat, it appeared on Facebook, encouraging viewers to follow her on Instagram<p>Instagram used a user’s image which included the text “I will rape you before I kill you, you filthy whore!” to advertise its service on …

Facebook to hand over Russian ads to Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Facebook Live event to discuss the decision to share with the House and Senate intelligence committees the content and related information of the more than 3,000 ads it sold to Russian-linked accounts during the 2016 election.

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Facebook lets brands target ads based on offline behavior

Facebook has introduced more ways to help marketers re-engage offline audiences.<p>According to a blog post, since launching last year, thousands of …

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How Facebook knows you're Jewish

Facebook is wishing some of its"Jewish" users a Happy New Year.<p>Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began Wednesday evening -- and some Facebook users received a celebratory message when they logged in.<p>"Happy New Year! All of us at Facebook wish you a sweet and happy new year."<p>While the note was …

Mark Zuckerberg still isn’t running for president — he’d rather help government solve tech problems

Zuckerberg still maintains he doesn’t want to be the president, though.<p>Mark Zuckerberg maintains that he never wanted to be president — but he does have some lower-profile political ambitions.<p>Bloomberg wrote a story about Zuckerberg and his past nine months running Facebook amid numerous crises, …

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People In Germany See Too Much Right-Wing Information, So Facebook Simply Shut It Off

Facebook users in Germany complained about seeing posts from far-right groups so often that the social media platform temporarily turned off a a …

Germany

Facebook says CEO Mark Zuckerberg will provide to Congress the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency

NEW YORK – Facebook says CEO Mark Zuckerberg will provide to Congress the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency.

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Facebook's Sandberg Admits Racist Ad Targeting Was a 'Fail,' Outlines Changes

Facebook Inc. (FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg wrote in a post on Wednesday, Sept. 20, that the issue that allowed advertisers to target anti-Semitic terms …

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Facebook Goes Crazy Saying Users Are Secretly Following You: Find Out About This Hoax

Sometimes once you post something on Facebook it starts to go crazy. The latest post being spread to everyone is about how you have followers that …

Facebook's Ad Biz: Teflon, or in Peril?

Experts weigh in on impact of social network’s advertising blunders<p>It hasn’t been a good month for Facebook’s advertising business.<p>The social …

Entertainment

A 10 Step Facebook Marketing Strategy

There are 2 billion people connecting on Facebook every month. What’s more, 800 million people like something on the social media site monthly. Those …

Small Business

Facebook to release Russian-bought ads to investigators

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will release copies of political ads bought by Russian sources with congressional investigators, it says.<p>CEO Mark Zuckerberg is …

Business

Facebook Releasing Thousands Of Russian Influence Ads To Congress

Facebook Thursday afternoon said it will provide detailed information about thousands of ads placed by Russian operatives on the social network to …

Advertising Industry

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Running for President

Mark Zuckerberg is not running for President. It just looks that way. So what is he actually up to? Bloomberg profiles Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook …

Business

Facebook becomes a Washington target

"Facebook has 2 billion users, record profits, vast influence, and big problems in Washington," write Max Chafkin and Sarah Frier in Bloomberg …

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg might want to re-think his White House dreams

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg might want to re-think his presumed presidential ambitions.<p>With Facebook in the news for being’s Russia’s dupe – or worse – during the 2016 elections, Zuckerberg himself reportedly a likely witness before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Facebook having been slapped …

Opinion

Swap from Facebook to Instagram without navigating back to that home screen

Why it matters to you<p>Switching from Facebook to Instagram is getting a bit quicker -- but not the other way around.<p>Using both Instagram and Facebook …

Instagram

Russia's election ad campaign shows Facebook's biggest problem is Facebook

Facebook’s systems didn’t fail when they let Russians target American voters with divisive political messages. They worked<p>Mark Zuckerberg marked his return from paternity leave Thursday with a concerted effort to put lipstick on the pig of Facebook’s role in swaying the 2016 presidential election. …

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Facebook Found Another Way to Keep Mobile Users From Leaving

Facebook doesn’t want you to leave Facebook, even if the applications you’re leaving Facebook for are owned by Facebook.<p>The social network confirmed …

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Why one of Facebook's most successful video publishers had to scramble to re-think its whole strategy to cash in on ads

• <b>Publishers like Tastemade built big Facebook audiences by churning out lots of short content. But now many need to shift gears.</b>• <b><br>That's because Facebook has begun inserting ads into video clips, but only if they run 90 seconds or more.</b>• <b><br>For Tastemade, that's meant shooting videos using more TV-like</b> …

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Facebook Agrees to Provide to Congress Russian-Purchased Ads Tied to 2016 Election

Facebook confirmed today that they will provide copies of roughly 3,000 political ads Russian accounts purchased by Russian accounts during last …

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Facebook ads will target people who visited physical stores

Facebook's ad tools are getting even more sophisticated.<p>The world's largest social network on Thursday announced new tools for advertisers that, among other things, lets them target Facebook users based on what they've done in the real world, including visiting brick-and-mortar stores.<p>Facebook has …

Internet Marketing

Congress Will Get to See Russia's Facebook Propaganda. Will You?

The social media giant is finally giving Congress information about Kremlin-backed election posts. Will our lawmakers make good on their pledges to share it with the public?<p>It was just last week when congressional investigators said they favored more transparency to the general public about exactly …

Russia

Chatting about movies on Facebook? A bot may drop in to sell you tickets

The machines know you’re pumped to see <i>It</i> and they want to help. Starting today, a new Facebook Messenger chatbot integration with Fandango will detect when the conversation of U.S. users turns toward movies and will offer movie times and the option to buy tickets.<p>It’s totally convenient! Or …

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Facebook's Frankenstein moment: is the monster beyond control?

"I had been the author of unalterable evils," he says, "and I lived in daily fear lest the monster whom I had created should perpetrate some new …

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Understanding the Psychology Behind Facebook Likes

We all use Facebook.<p>It can get addicting.<p>In fact, the Omnicore Agency found that nearly half of 18- to 34-year-olds check Facebook when they wake …

Social Media Marketing

Facebook will turn over Russian-linked ads to Congress

Facebook has struck a deal with Congressional investigators to turn over ads bought by Russians to sway the 2016 campaign, Politico reported …

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