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Facebook was tagging some users as 'interested in treason' - guess who media said would misuse data?

8 days ago   |   By RT

It has emerged that Facebook used a "treason" tag to mark some of its users. When Danish media reported that FB had since discontinued the label, it also decided to single out only ‘evil Russians' as possible abusers of the data.
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Facebook used ‘treason' as a tag for users' interests

Facebook used ‘treason' as a tag for users' interests

8 days ago   |   By New York Post

COPENHAGEN - Facebook has removed “treason” as a keyword to identify its users' interests for advertisers, it said on Wednesday after Danish state broadcaster DR revealed its existence. In an article published on Wednesday, DR cited experts expressing concerns that the tag - that Facebook called an “interest category” - could be used by intelligence...
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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

The estimated jackpot is $433 million. Read more ...

More than 100 former students allege sexual misconduct by Ohio State...

More than 100 former students allege sexual misconduct by Ohio State University doctor

Investigators have interviewed hundreds of former students and staff. Read more ...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a robbery

A man entered the store, held the store owner at gunpoint, took money and left. Then the gunman returned and fatally shot the father of four. Read more ...

Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets...

Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets surface

James Gunns' tweets made light of pedophilia and rape. Read more ...

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went where no one had gone before. Read more ...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings'...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

A Greenville, South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired "In My Feelings" challenge with a twist. Read more ...

Michael Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing Playmate hush money

Michael Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing Playmate hush money

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with Trump before the presidential election in which they discussed... Read more ...

Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Sarah Palin's daughter will reportedly be replacing well-known cast member Farrah Abraham. Read more ...

Taylor Swift, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson cast in ‘Cats'

Taylor Swift, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson cast in ‘Cats'

Sir Ian McKellen will also star in the movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash musical. Read more ...

Police searching for missing Special Olympics participant

Police searching for missing Special Olympics participant

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department is searching for a participant in the Special Olympics Games currently being held in Chicago. Rezwanul Haque is 22-years old and from... Read more ...