Posts tagged “Facebook”

3:26 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock As Facebook hits 2B users it steps up hate speech deletions

Facebook  Facebook just topped 2 billion monthly users -- a population equivalent to roughly 51 times that of California. Meanwhile, Facebook also says it has deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.

6:15 a.m. Monday

How to keep in touch with WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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June 23

Dream or reality? What Facebook's new mission can and can't fix

Facebook  Facebook's new mission statement: "Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together." But how much of the company's problems can really be fixed by the new direction?

Updated June 20

Supreme Court strikes down NC's sex offender social media ban

Social Media The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

June 19

Keeping in touch with WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated June 15

Facebook: We're using AI to combat terrorism but we also want your help

Facebook  Facebook says it's using artificial intelligence to help it combat terrorists' use of its platform. The social media giant also is asking for help from the public in debating controversial subjects.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Facebook's strong 4Q tops $5B; plus: a graphical view

Facebook  Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company. Our coverage includes a graphical view of Facebook's earnings.

June 12

Stay in touch with WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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June 5

Connecting with WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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May 30

Following WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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May 26

Premium Lock Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose' (+ video)

Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community.Plus: Watch a video replay of his speech. And: Memorable quotes.

May 22

Premium Lock Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.

May 22

Premium Lock Where to follow WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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May 15

Premium Lock How to follow WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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May 12

Premium Lock Facebook exec Sandberg talks life, death, equality at Bragg

Sheryl Sandberg, the No. 2 executive at Facebook, on Thursday thanked soldiers, military spouses and others at Fort Bragg for all of their sacrifices.

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Updated May 11

Premium Lock Snapchat growth stalls in Facebook shadow; stock plunges (+ video)

Facebook's shadow continues to hang over Snapchat as its parent company reported disappointing numbers. Plus: A video analysis about how Snapchat can grow users.

May 8

Premium Lock Where to follow WTW across social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated May 3

Premium Lock Facebook to hire 3,000 to review videos of crime and suicide + Details of plan

Facebook  Facebook says it will hire another 3,000 people to review videos of crime and suicides following murders shown live. In an update, here are more details about the Facebook strategy.

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