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Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away.

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) August 20 at 3:56 PM Facebook released the interim results of an investigation into its alleged anti-conservative bias Tuesday, the first step in attempting to address criticism by the right that the social media giant has stifled its voice. The report did not present any evidence of bias, although it did conclude […]

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Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong

Riot police detain a protester during a demonstration in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood of Hong Kong on Aug. 11. (Issei Kato/Reuters) August 19 at 6:25 PM Twitter and Facebook said Monday they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the […]

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Facebook is reportedly offering news publishers up to $3 million a year to license articles for an upcoming news section

Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook.Esteban Felix AP/Press Association Images Facebook is offering millions of dollars to news publishers to license their content and include it in a special section of the social network, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The report, which cites anonymous sources, said that Facebook […]

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Inside Chris Hughes’s campaign to break up Facebook, the tech ‘monopoly’ he helped create

Mark Zuckerberg, left, and Chris Hughes created Facebook together at Harvard University. Hughes has now become one of Facebook’s biggest antagonists. (Rick Friedman/Corbis News via Getty Images) July 29 at 2:48 PM SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has become one of the company’s biggest problems. In recent weeks, Hughes, who left the social […]

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Digital Trends Live: Alexa-enabled robot, Facebook plays poker, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler and DT Producer Adrien Warner discuss the trending tech topics of the day, including Amazon’s Alexa-enabled robot, Facebook’s A.I. beats professional poker players, a bike lane delivery robot, Minecraft Earth, and more. Joining the show again for our Tech Briefs segment is Flipboard Technology Editor […]