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Facebook to clamp down on "fake news" in Germany

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

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Chicago assailants named after live-streaming attack

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany and Tanisha Covington have been charged with hate crime and aggravated kidnap, amongst other offences

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany and Tanisha Covington have been charged with hate crime and aggravated kidnap, amongst other offences

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Four held over Chicago assault video

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

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Four people arrested in connection to Chicago torture video

Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen

Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen

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US to check social media posts before allowing visitors entry

The USA has begun asking travelers to give details of their social media accounts when applying to visit to identify and prevent potentially dangerous people entering the country.

The USA has begun asking travelers to give details of their social media accounts when applying to visit to identify and prevent potentially dangerous people entering the country.

Business

Facebook moves to stamp out fake news stories on its site

Facebook is to do more to prevent fake news stories from spreading on the social media website by making it easier for users to report them.

Facebook is to do more to prevent fake news stories from spreading on the social media website by making it easier for users to report them.

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1.3m ‘will attend’ girl’s 15th birthday party in Mexico

A girl’s 15th birthday is a major milestone in Mexico and for Rubi Ibarra, her quinceañera party, to celebrate her coming of age, looks set to be something she’ll never…

A girl’s 15th birthday is a major milestone in Mexico and for Rubi Ibarra, her quinceañera party, to celebrate her coming of age, looks set to be something she’ll never…

Business

Facebook to boost UK staff at London HQ

The British government has hailed Facebook’s decision to expand its UK operations as “proof that business is confident” in the economy.

The British government has hailed Facebook’s decision to expand its UK operations as “proof that business is confident” in the economy.

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Thank you! Euronews reaches two million fans on Facebook

To celebrate Euronews’ newly-reached milestone of two million fans on Facebook, here is a short selection of our most-viewed videos across all our

To celebrate Euronews’ newly-reached milestone of two million fans on Facebook, here is a short selection of our most-viewed videos across all our

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Facebook should have removed sex video, Italian court rules

Facebook should have removed a sex video of a woman who later committed suicide, with or without a court order, judges in Italy have ruled.

Facebook should have removed a sex video of a woman who later committed suicide, with or without a court order, judges in Italy have ruled.

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Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data

Facebook in Hamburg has been ordered by the German data protection agency to stop collecting and storing user information from its WhatApp messaging app.

Facebook in Hamburg has been ordered by the German data protection agency to stop collecting and storing user information from its WhatApp messaging app.

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Facebook backs down over 'Napalm girl' photo

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.

Facebook has reinstated the iconic photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War.

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Hausa speakers can now hit "so" on Facebook

Hausa, joins the the 'African class' of Somali, Swahili, Afrikaans and Kinyawrwanda. The social network site currently has over 100 languages available to users.

Hausa, joins the the 'African class' of Somali, Swahili, Afrikaans and Kinyawrwanda. The social network site currently has over 100 languages available to users.

Business

Facebook faces tax probe over transfer of assets to Ireland

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

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Chicago man shot dead while live streaming on Facebook

A Chicago man was shot and killed while live streaming a video on Facebook, police said on Friday just days after a double-homicide in France in which the killer later took to Facebook Live to encoura

A Chicago man was shot and killed while live streaming a video on Facebook, police said on Friday just days after a double-homicide in France in which the killer later took to Facebook Live to encoura

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Greece's good Eurogroup meeting and Facebook bias allegations

In Business Weekly we analyse Greece's anti-crisis efforts while satisfying its people and the eurozone finance ministers, and Facebook is accused of political bias by ignoring right-wing subjects.

In Business Weekly we analyse Greece's anti-crisis efforts while satisfying its people and the eurozone finance ministers, and Facebook is accused of political bias by ignoring right-wing subjects.

Business

Facebook pumps up profile and features of 'Live' video service

Facebook is upping the ante to seal its share of the booming online video market. It is giving Facebook Live, which offers streaming video in real

Facebook is upping the ante to seal its share of the booming online video market. It is giving Facebook Live, which offers streaming video in real

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Facebook armours WhatsApp with full encryption

Facebook has announced it is providing strengthened encryption for its popular WhatsApp messaging service. The company says this means that

Facebook has announced it is providing strengthened encryption for its popular WhatsApp messaging service. The company says this means that