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NEW YORK | Facebook says it’s better at detecting rule violations

NEW YORK — Facebook said it’s making progress on detecting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules, even before users see and report them. Facebook said that during the April-to-September period, it doubled the amount of hate speech it detected proactively, compared with the previous six months. The findings were spelled out … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook says it’s better at detecting rule violations

NEW YORK | Facebook says it’s getting better at removing hate speech

NEW YORK— Facebook says it’s making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules and detecting problems before users see them. The company released its second report Thursday detailing how it enforces community standards on hate, nudity and other posts. Compared with its May report, Facebook says it has doubled … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook says it’s getting better at removing hate speech

NEW YORK | E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores

NEW YORK — The nation’s leading e-cigarette maker says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The announcement Tuesday by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs. Juul said it has stopped filling store orders for its mango, fruit, creme and … Continue reading NEW YORK | E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores

Real Agent Pro Empowers Real Estate Agents with New Technology Stack Designed for Lead Automation

  ROCHESTER, N.Y./ NOVEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News) It seems obvious that technology will continue to penetrate the real estate industry in ever more powerful ways as we head into 2019 and beyond. Just last year a recent survey found that 27% of agents use Facebook advertising to acquire leads (source: Inman 2018). That same survey … Continue reading Real Agent Pro Empowers Real Estate Agents with New Technology Stack Designed for Lead Automation

NEW YORK | Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

NEW YORK — Facebook’s recent disclosures on blocking suspicious accounts show that the company’s efforts to root out election meddling are working — to a point. What’s not known is how much the company isn’t catching and whether this “whack-a-mole” fight will ever end, as those wanting to influence U.S. and other elections can easily … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

LONDON | UK regulator says EU firms express transition interest

LONDON  — Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic” behavior on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections. The social media company said in a blog post Monday that it shut down 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts and is investigating them in more detail. The company said it took … Continue reading LONDON | UK regulator says EU firms express transition interest

EL PASO, Texa | Spokesman: Texas Rep. O’Rourke got threats from bomb suspect

EL PASO, Texas — A spokesman for Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke says the Democratic congressman received threats earlier this year from the suspected pipe bomber in Florida. O’Rourke spokesman Chris Evans says Cesar Sayoc used Facebook to send threatening messages in April. Evans says O’Rourke, who’s in a heated race against Republican Sen. Ted … Continue reading EL PASO, Texa | Spokesman: Texas Rep. O’Rourke got threats from bomb suspect

Social Media Post Automation for Real Estate Listings

  SACRAMENTO, Calif./ Oct. 31, 2018 (STL.News)– Social media post automation for real estate listings to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and WordPress has been announced by Listings-to-Leads ahead of the NAR Realtor Conference & Expo Nov, 2-5, 2018 (Booth# 885). 100% social media automation of listings and their changes of status through the entire listing … Continue reading Social Media Post Automation for Real Estate Listings