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David Foster Wallace was right - even in paradise we will need the internet | Brigid Delaney

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

There was one thing he didn't predict: that when entertainment and addiction met in the internet, rage and hate would follow What did the internet look like in 1996? It was...
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Facebook expands fake election news fight, but falsehoods still rampant

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation that could influence elections, acknowledging that fake news...
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Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn't change its terms of service

Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn't change its terms of service

8 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Facebook could face sanctions for not complying with the European Union's consumer rules, according to a report from Reuters today. Back in February, the company was told to...
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'The LPs did nothing.shame on the LPs:' Insiders say the unravelling of Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Social Capital, could have been avoided

'The LPs did nothing.shame on the LPs:' Insiders say the unravelling of Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Social Capital, could have been avoided

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Social Capital's rupture has largely been blamed on the firm's charismatic co-founder, early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. However, some insiders speculate that the...
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Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market share of the ad...
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Inside Facebook's Election ‘War Room'

10 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

Seven weeks before the midterm elections, the social network is setting up a central hub to root out disinformation and false news. We visited the operation.
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Facebook sets up a 'war room' ahead of Brazil and US elections - CNET

11 hours ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

The social network also said it's removed almost 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and March.
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Facebook rolling out News Feed ‘Context Button' to Canadian users

Facebook rolling out News Feed ‘Context Button' to Canadian users

11 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Menlo Park social networking giant Facebook wants to help Canadians learn a little more about the links on their News Feed. The world's ever-popular social network is currently...
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Facebook's 'War Room' is its latest effort to protect elections

11 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Facebook has more than 300 people working on protecting elections from misinformation aimed at influencing voters. But starting next week, the company will have one more weapon...
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Facebook yet to comply with EU consumer rules, Airbnb in line: EU sources

11 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Facebook may face sanctions because it has yet to comply with EU consumer rules while Airbnb has made the necessary changes in response to regulatory demands, EU sources said...
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PlayStation Classic vs. SNES Classic vs. NES Classic: Retro Showdown

PlayStation Classic vs. SNES Classic vs. NES Classic: Retro Showdown

Here's how the PlayStation Classic stacks up to Nintendo's retro consoles. Read more ...

Rockstar is bringing an open-world online mode to Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar is bringing an open-world online mode to Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is following in the footsteps of developer Rockstar†™s cash cow Grand Theft Auto Online by including an open-world online mode with the single-player... Read more ...

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PlayStation Classic and original PlayStation, side by side

At the Tokyo Game Show Sony showed off its PlayStation Classic system for the first time in person. Engadget Japan editor Ei Ito said it wasn't playable so we don't know if... Read more ...

Galaxy A7 2018 debuts with triple cameras, side fingerprint button

Galaxy A7 2018 debuts with triple cameras, side fingerprint button

DJ Koh wasn't kidding. Samsung's mobile business chief shared that the company as pushing new features to its mid-range line first in order to appeal to millennials Now just a... Read more ...

GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver and White revealed: All the specs

GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver and White revealed: All the specs

GoPro, the action camera company that started it all, isn't scheduled to unveil its latest generation of action cameras until later today, but someone seems to have been a wee... Read more ...

Devil May Cry 5 Deluxe Edition, New Trailer Revealed At TGS

Devil May Cry 5 Deluxe Edition, New Trailer Revealed At TGS

Capcom has announced Devil May 5 's Deluxe Edition. It comes with a number of extras, perhaps the most notable of which is Mega Man's megabuster for Nero. You can see the... Read more ...

Nokia 5.1 Plus coming to Flipkart on Sep 24. Retail box hints at probable...

Nokia 5.1 Plus coming to Flipkart on Sep 24. Retail box hints at probable pricing

Nokia 5.1 Plus may be yet another Flipkart exclusive Nokia smartphone in India as the retailer has got its page live. Flipkart promises Nokia 5.1 Plus price reveal at 2 PM on... Read more ...

Nokia 5.1 Plus unboxing & design comparison vs Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus unboxing & design comparison vs Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus will soon be released in Indian market making it the first market outside China where it will be available to buy. Here we are with the Nokia 5.1 Plus unboxing... Read more ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro's AI camera features leak in APK teardown

Huawei Mate 20 Pro's AI camera features leak in APK teardown

Here's another Huawei Mate 20 Pro leak to add to today's tally. XDA-Developers uncovered some new features we might expect in the Mate 20 Pro based on information uncovered in... Read more ...

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James' Space Jam

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James' Space Jam

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has more than a few projects on his plate, and he's just signed up for another: he's producing the upcoming Space Jam sequel starring LeBron... Read more ...