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Statue of limitations? Facebook draws line over museum nudes

GENEVA (AP) — A Geneva art museum says Facebook prohibited it from promoting an upcoming exhibit with images of two statues — a half-naked Venus and a nude, kneeling man. The Museum of Art and History took to Twitter to say it had wanted to post pictures of the statues on Facebook to promote the … Continue reading Statue of limitations? Facebook draws line over museum nudes

What’s on your mind? Facebook says nude statues shouldn’t be

GENEVA (AP) — A Geneva art museum says Facebook prohibited it from promoting an upcoming exhibit with images of two statues — a half-naked Venus and a nude, kneeling man. The Museum of Art and History took to Twitter to say it had wanted to post pictures of the statues on Facebook to promote the … Continue reading What’s on your mind? Facebook says nude statues shouldn’t be

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook’s murky data-sharing practices

NEW YORK —Jan 25, 2019—  Mark Zuckerberg’s latest attempt to explain Facebook’s data-sharing practices is notable for its omissions as well as what it plays up and plays down. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed Thursday titled “The Facts About Facebook,” the CEO doubles down on previous talking points while leaving out, for example, a … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Facebook’s murky data-sharing practices

NEW YORK | Facebook to invest $300 million in local news initiatives

NEW YORK – Jan. 15, 2019 – Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s program to help local newsrooms with subscription business models and investing in nonprofits aimed at supporting local … Continue reading NEW YORK | Facebook to invest $300 million in local news initiatives

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group First Residential Brokerage In Nation To Launch Facebook Dynamic Ads For Real Estate Through Homesnap

  CHICAGO/ DECEMBER 20, 2018 (STL.News) Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group has announced that it is the first residential brokerage in the nation to launch Facebook Dynamic Ads for Real Estate through Homesnap. Facebook’s Dynamic Ads for Real Estate program (DARE) allows brokerages to target likely home buyers based on their own home searches. … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group First Residential Brokerage In Nation To Launch Facebook Dynamic Ads For Real Estate Through Homesnap

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