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Facebook to create ‘independent panel' for appealing content moderation decisions

Facebook to create ‘independent panel' for appealing content moderation decisions

25 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg previously floated the idea of creating a "social media supreme court," and Facebook says it will be testing the idea in 2019.
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'Dry run for things to come': Social media follower of synagogue shooting suspect arrested

'Dry run for things to come': Social media follower of synagogue shooting suspect arrested

25 minutes ago   |   WLKY

Relatives tell authorities the man became interested in guns in 2016 because he "believed there was going to be a civil war."
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Prince William Slams Social Media Leaders for Normalizing ‘Speech That Is Filled With Bile and Hate'

33 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

“And the apps we use to make new friends can also allow bullies to follow their targets even after they have left the classroom or the playing field.”
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Sensor Tower: Supercell's Brawl Stars gets 3 million installs on soft launch as 5 million preregister in a day

Sensor Tower: Supercell's Brawl Stars gets 3 million installs on soft launch as 5 million preregister in a day

45 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

In one day, Supercell got more than 5 million people to pre-register for its next mobile game, Brawl Stars, which has been in soft launch for a while.
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‘I Don't Really Want to Work for Facebook.' So Say Some Computer Science Students

45 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.
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Penis-shaped owl statue sparks protests in Serbia

Penis-shaped owl statue sparks protests in Serbia

51 minutes ago   |   New York Post

KIKINDA, Serbia - Thousands of keen bird-watchers flock to Serbia's northern town of Kikinda every winter to see one of the world's largest roosting populations of long-eared...
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Mug Shot Of Man ‘Up To His Neck In Charges' Goes Viral

1 hour ago   |   CBS

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. - Charles Dion McDowell faces multiple drug-related charges but people on social media are only interested in one thing: the size of his neck. The...
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Facebook's board says it pushed Zuck to 'move faster' to tackle Russian election interference

Facebook's board says it pushed Zuck to 'move faster' to tackle Russian election interference

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Facebook's board issued a statement that it pushed CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other leaders to "move faster" in tackling Russian election interference on the platform. The...
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Border wall came with high cost and low benefit for U.S. workers

Border wall came with high cost and low benefit for U.S. workers

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

Researchers at Stanford and Dartmouth find the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which built a partial wall across the U.S.-Mexico border, had a negative economic impact on U.S. citizens.
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Research Suggests Link Between Obesity and Depression

Research Suggests Link Between Obesity and Depression

1 hour ago   |   Psych Central

New evidence points to a link between obesity and depression, even in the absence of additional health problems. The findings stem from a large scale genomic analysis which...
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Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus. Read more ...

Former Cowboys LB Jeff Rohrer comes out as gay, set to marry partner

Former Cowboys LB Jeff Rohrer comes out as gay, set to marry partner

Rohrer will be the first known current or former NFL player to be in a same-sex marriage. Read more ...

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Read more ...

Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

HOUSTON - Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant that led to a one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors. Read more ...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5 others killed

Saudi officials on Thursday claimed that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was innocent in the death of Jamal Khashoggi, and said it requested the death penalty of five people... Read more ...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and gas stations, citing their skyrocketing... Read more ...