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Despite reporting that it expects a $3B-$5B fine from the FTC, Facebook's stock is up ~8% after hours, adding ~$40B to its market cap   —  Facebook will set aside $3 billion to cover expenses associated with a fine from the Federal Trade Commission over its privacy practices.  All good here, say investors.
Apr 24, 2019, 6:35 PM - In context

Karsten Schmehl / BuzzFeed News:
Research: some WhatsApp group users are spreading Nazi propaganda through stickers and chain letters in Germany, where local laws forbid the use of Nazi imagery   —  BERLIN — German WhatsApp users are spreading far-right propaganda through the use of stickers and chain letters …
Apr 21, 2019, 6:55 AM - In context

Ben Smith / BuzzFeed News:
In the wake of the release of the Mueller report, BuzzFeed reexamines its disputed story that said Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress   —  This Jan. 18, a day after BuzzFeed News reported that Michael Cohen told prosecutors that the president had directed him to lie to Congress …
Apr 19, 2019, 7:30 AM - In context

Investigation finds six Android apps from DU Group, a major Chinese developer, that have been committing large-scale ad fraud and abusing user permissions   —  A host of popular Android apps from a major Chinese developer, including a selfie app with more than 50 million downloads …
Apr 17, 2019, 5:20 PM - In context

Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook's transparency tool that shows users which advertisers have used a contact list with their information is a nightmare for a normal person to use   —  On Facebook under Settings, there's a page in the Ads section where you can view your Ad Preferences.
Apr 12, 2019, 4:25 AM - In context

Megha Rajagopalan / BuzzFeed News:
A profile of The Whistle, the only fact-checking organization in Israel working with Facebook, which has just five staffers and a handful of student volunteers   —  The only Israeli organization working with Facebook to fact-check news ahead of Israel's elections started last week, just days before voters go to the polls.
Apr 9, 2019, 2:40 PM - In context

Lasantha Wickrematunge / BuzzFeed News:
“When finally I am killed, it will be the government that kills me”: the final column of Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge, murdered in January 2009   —  Murder has become the primary tool whereby the state seeks to control the organs of liberty.
Apr 8, 2019, 9:30 PM - In context

Proto, Whatsapp's Indian partner, says the misinformation “tip line” announced on Tuesday is primarily for research, not to help users who come across misinfo   —  One day after WhatsApp launched a tip line to combat misinformation ahead of a general election in India …
Apr 3, 2019, 3:40 PM - In context

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook says it removed over 800 Indian and Pakistani Pages, accounts, and Groups for spreading misinformation and propaganda, ahead of India's election   —  NEW DELHI — Facebook and Instagram removed more than 800 political pages, accounts, and groups in India and Pakistan for spreading misinformation …
Apr 2, 2019, 4:00 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
An ad fraud scheme that runs video ads behind banner images targeted popular Android apps, including many using Twitter's MoPub ad platform   —  Julien is an independent developer who built and maintains one of the most popular audio apps in the Google Play store.
Mar 21, 2019, 5:55 PM - In context

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