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Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says

A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.   &...

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says

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Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future” thanks to stolen data. The doctored clip was uploaded to Instagram — which is owned by Facebook — ...
22:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying...
12:13, 06/12/2019

Facebook ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy: Zuckerberg Facebook, like other social media companies, does not have a specific policy against deepfakes, whose potential threat has emerged only in the last couple of years....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Facebook will not remove fake Zuckerberg video Facebook will not be removing a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg appearing to revel in knowing social media users' secrets, after it was uploaded to Instagram by artists....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test Last month Facebook declined to remove a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi even after it was viewed millions of timesA doctored video of Mark Zuckerberg delivering a foreboding speech has been posted to Instagram, in a stunt that put Facebook’s conte...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently faced backlash for refusing to remove altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buys two Lake Tahoe estates for $59 million, report says The Facebook CEO has purchased two adjoining estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Wall Street Journal recently revealed.        ...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
17:13, 05/31/2019

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
02:26, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. Zuckerberg said in an int...
02:00, 06/27/2019

I Wouldn't Even Make My Worst Enemy, Who Happens to Be Mark Zuckerberg, Listen to 90 Minutes of Mark Zuckerberg Bloviating About, Uh, People, or Technology, or Something First off, Mark, I’m sorry you had to find out this way but in fact, you are my professional nemesis. Of all the tech titans living rent-free in my brain, some are arguably more evil than you, but none soar to the same disruptive heights of molar-gri...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook is getting a redesign. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. In an interview with The Post, the company's CEO said he was still weighing how to respond to criticism and potential regulation, the trade-offs between safety and encryption, and the future of the company’s business....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against ...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many controversies, the social networking giant remains a popular target for scorn from the tech elite. Most rec...
05:26, 07/06/2019

Facebook is getting a facelift. Mark Zuckerberg is still debating the rest. On the eve of Facebook's annual developer conference, F8, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is still wrestling with the most pressing questions facing the company....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Even a Facebook co-founder thinks Mark Zuckerberg has way too much power Chris Hughes hasn’t seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in-person since the summer of 2017, when Hughes, a fellow Facebook co-founder, hung out with Zuck at the latter’s Menlo Park home. For an hour or two, they talked about politics, Faceb...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook To Create Panel That Can Even Overrule Mark Zuckerberg Facebook said Tuesday it has finalized its charter for its "independent oversight board," giving the panel the authority to overrule chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on questions of appropriate......
07:00, 09/18/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Facebook's new content oversight board can overrule Mark Zuckerberg Facebook has unveiled the finished charter for its content oversight board, and it's evident that the social site wants to give the board at least some meaningful independence. The new rules will let users appeal content decisions directly to t...
13:26, 09/18/2019

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal report...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a cultu...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
12:39, 06/13/2019

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
10:13, 06/12/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
18:13, 05/31/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
22:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pays rare D.C. visit to meet with lawmakers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is paying a rare visit to Washington this week, meeting with members of Congress to discuss the "future of Internet regulation."...
03:52, 09/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:39, 05/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's billion-dollar attempts to fix the social network....
23:13, 05/24/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, called Libra, anywhere in the world until it receives approval from regulators in the United St...
00:26, 09/20/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg dined with lawmakers last night. Privacy and cryptocurrency were on the menu. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg heard an earful from Democratic lawmakers Wednesday night about everything from his company's data collection practices to its cryptocurrency plans, a preview of the issues he could face during a visit to Capi...
20:00, 09/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Busi...
05:00, 05/31/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
06:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is the focus of latest doctored video NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine, three weeks after Facebook declined to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. A fake video circulating on Facebook-owned Instagram shows Zuckerberg gloating over ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
12:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.        ...
07:26, 06/27/2019

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
23:52, 08/15/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially damaging privacy practices at th...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Zuckerberg admits Facebook made an 'execution mistake' in its handling of doctored Pelosi video Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the social network made an “execution mistake” in its handling of a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that went viral on the platform....
22:26, 06/27/2019

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. Instead, according to a Gizmodo report, the social network will display an article from a third-party...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
10:13, 05/30/2019

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
02:52, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling -Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
05:52, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
18:26, 05/30/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
16:13, 08/03/2019

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
17:52, 06/07/2019

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
00:52, 08/14/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Is a Slumlord Tech giants, and social media ones in particular, are, well, giant. But they’re also dense, and certain problems tend to arise when a very large number of people occupy the same space....
06:26, 08/21/2019

Deepfake concerns ahead of 2020 election include Iran, China, Instagram, and WhatsApp People concerned about meddling in the 2020 U.S. presidential election should pay attention to Iran, China, Instagram, and WhatsApp, according to a report.Read More...
02:52, 09/04/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
15:52, 05/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg has to go. Here are 25 reasons why | Evan Greer It’s time we dethrone Mark Zuckerberg and prove that Silicon Valley kings are not godsEveryone wants there to be a silver bullet. A single policy solution that will “fix” Facebook, restore our privacy, and clean up the tech industry. There isn’t one....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to address privacy and regulation....
09:13, 06/26/2019

‘It’s a Travesty’: Mark Zuckerberg Gets What He Wants in Hawaii Land Grab Līhuʻe, Kauai — On Tuesday, after years of struggle, a man Mark Zuckerberg supports secured a series of disputed properties that lie within the bounds of Zuckerberg’s vast estate in the northeast corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Carlos Andrad...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Builds Glowing "Sleep Box" For Wife Mark Zuckerberg said he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it's time to look over their children....
05:00, 04/29/2019

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguin...
22:39, 05/24/2019

What do we do about deepfake video? Deepfake – the ability of AI to fabricate apparently real footage of people – is a growing problem with implications for us allThere exist, on the internet, any number of videos that show people doing things they never did. Real people, real faces, c...
10:13, 06/23/2019

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been ...
08:26, 06/01/2019

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
21:39, 05/31/2019

Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Happy With India's Data Localisation Demands In a conversation with historian and author Yuval Noah Harari on Friday, Zuckerberg said the motives and intents behind storing data locally matter the most....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
09:26, 06/01/2019

Mark Zuckerberg: We can't stop Russian election interference by ourselves, US government must help "As a private company we don't have the tools to make the Russian government stop," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the Aspen Ideas Conference on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook apparently has no plans to be left out.Read more......
01:26, 05/28/2019

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
16:00, 07/05/2019

Unraveling Mark Zuckerberg's Secret Deal for a $59 Million Tahoe Compound The Facebook chief quietly snapped up two adjacent estates on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, expanding a personal real-estate portfolio that includes properties in Hawaii, San Francisco and Palo Alto, Calif....
03:39, 05/03/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
16:39, 05/31/2019

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
10:26, 07/18/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.R...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and......
09:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook, Microsoft launch contest to detect deepfake videos Facebook Inc is teaming up with Microsoft Corp, the Partnership on AI coalition and academics from several universities to launch a contest to better detect deepfakes, the company said in a blog post https://ai.facebook.com/blog/deepfake-detection-ch...
01:13, 09/06/2019

Facebook, Microsoft, and academics launch deepfake detection competition Facebook, Microsoft, and others are creating a deepfake dataset and detection competition to produce tools to spot fake content and spur innovation.Read More...
04:52, 09/06/2019

We Must Remove Mark Jackson From NBA Broadcasts Post-Haste There is the constant travel and the dreary tape-eating research and the broader long-season ennui and the oppressive non-negotiable formalwear, and all of that is unpleasant. All the bleak hotel club sandwiches and the time away from family and peri...
01:39, 06/14/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. De...
02:52, 07/10/2019

Does Mark Zuckerberg’s summer reading betray his desire for world domination? | Alex Clark The Facebook CEO’s choice of holiday book has been seen as a slip of the mask. But it’s not his library we need to worry aboutWho would imagine that Mark Zuckerberg’s recommendation for a book to take on holiday might plunge the reader into a world o...
21:39, 08/09/2019

Pinocchio's Pizza is a longtime favorite of Harvard students – including Mark Zuckerberg Pinocchio's Pizza in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been serving locals and Harvard students - including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg - since 1966.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the company's culture....
02:13, 07/25/2019

Facebook Gets New Look as Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
23:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Scary deepfake video shows Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise A terrifying new deepfake viral video shows Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader doing an impression of Tom Cruise, with the video showing Hader's face subtlety and creepily morphing into Cruise....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Watch this freaky deepfake video turn Bill Hader into Tom Cruise Deepfake imagery is becoming more and more common — and that should frighten us all. Sure, it’s all fun and games when engineers design artificial intelligence to show us a different side of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”; re...
20:26, 08/13/2019

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington....
10:26, 09/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg told investors that regulation is the best cure for the tech backlash, just hours after the company was slapped with a $5 billion FTC fine (FB) Facebook The FTC has hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine over privacy issues. Later the same day, Facebook announced its Q2 earnings, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the opportunity to discuss regulation. He told the analysts on its earnings call that ...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Jon Snow apologizes for final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ in viral deepfake video A deepfake video of Jon Snow apologizing for the final season of "Game of Thrones" – saying, “When the Starbucks cup is the smallest mistake, you know you f–ked up,” has gone viral....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like there’s no longer anything holding the technology back. Last week, we bore witness to the chilling sigh...
05:39, 08/14/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg's power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the company's co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. An FTC settlement that requires Zuckerberg to personally attest to the company's privacy practices may bring an end to that....
01:13, 07/25/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
23:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
01:26, 06/27/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
23:00, 05/24/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
02:13, 05/28/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — but refused to answer any questions about an explos...
07:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
04:52, 09/19/2019

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
20:39, 07/24/2019

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Compliance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is following federal officials’ orders for protecting consumer privacy under a settlement expected with the Federal Trade Commission....
01:52, 07/24/2019

Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations....
19:39, 09/19/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straight face.The Facebook founder and chief executive repeatedly broke out in laughter as he announced a p...
18:52, 05/01/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sharing.        ...
00:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
18:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg says working on to make Messenger faster, smaller Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social media company is working on "LightSpeed" in order to make its Messenger app smaller in size and faster....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
02:39, 07/24/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of p...
08:26, 06/03/2019

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks like little more than a slap on the wrist. The settlement's reported $5 billion fine, while a large amou...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Palmer Luckey: I left Facebook enraged, but Zuckerberg is VR’s top backer Oculus's founder says he had hate and rage in his heart after leaving Facebook, yet continues to back the company because of its strong support for VR.Read More...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling onstage at Facebook’s annual developers conference Tuesday as he referred to the social network’s abys...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
19:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. senators say Facebook executives including Zuckerberg must be personally accountable in FTC settlement (Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumers’ personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be ...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Facebook lawsuit claims Zuckerberg is liable in Cambridge Analytica scandal A Delaware lawsuit claims Mark Zuckerberg should be held liable for the scandal surrounding the political consultant Cambridge Analytica.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good for the company, which is already willing to settle the matter by paying a huge penalty. A new repor...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
22:26, 05/28/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
18:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ads....
17:13, 04/28/2019

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct. In a detailed report Thursday, Business Insider cites legal letters reportedly written by...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “our role to remove content that one side of a political debate considers to be false” in a final, pos...
08:39, 07/31/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic co...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's 'sleep box' invention launches on Kickstarter, raises more than $100,000 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg built his wife, Priscilla Chan, a device he called a “sleep box." Greg Hovannisyan launched a Kickstarter for it.       ...
15:26, 07/19/2019

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
16:39, 06/04/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove Chinese accounts attacking Hong Kong protesters China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Twitter said Monday....
01:39, 08/21/2019

No, Walmart Isn't Telling Its Stores To Remove Violent Video Games One day after Walmart asked employees to remove signage for “violent” video games, a news report said that Walmart is going one step further and ceasing sales for most video games. According to a Walmart representative speaking with Kotaku, that is n...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Walmart Asks Employees To Remove Violent Video Game Signage For the past couple of days, Walmart employees have been receiving memos instructing them to remove “any signing or displays that contain violent images or aggressive behavior.” Principal among the suggested items are demos and signs promoting violen...
08:52, 08/09/2019

An unbeaten boxer represented by Mark Wahlberg has issued an Instagram warning to Conor McGregor: 'Don't call out my manager' Instagram / Regis Prograis Conor McGregor has been warned by the unbeaten boxer Regis Prograis to quit threatening his manager Mark Wahlberg. McGregor had previously challenged Wahlberg to a fight for the Hollywood actor's UFC shares. Prograis has s...
10:52, 06/16/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
06:52, 08/21/2019

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
05:13, 07/04/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down (again) Facebook still can't avoid widespread outages, it seems. Numerous reports have surfaced of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp being unavailable to various degrees on the morning of August 4th. The failure doesn't appear to have been as dram...
06:13, 08/05/2019

Mark Zuckerberg invents 'sleep box' to help his wife rest because 'being a mom is hard' The 34-year-old entrepreneur created a box that emits a soft light letting his wife know that it's OK to go back to sleep.        ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Indian Kitchen Hacks: Easy Tips To Remove Egg Yolk From Egg Whites (Video) Separating egg yolk from egg whites can be terribly frustrating. Luckily, there are some easy tips to separate eggs yolk from whites, and the best part with no "special tools" required....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
17:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivated as separate consumer services....
06:13, 08/03/2019

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
15:00, 08/03/2019

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular servic...
02:13, 08/03/2019

Facebook is changing the name of Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook confirmed that it's changing the name of its two most popular apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, to better disclose its ownership of the apps. Soon, Instagram will be known as “Instagram from Facebook” while WhatsApp will becom...
07:26, 08/03/2019

The only person with the power to fire Zuckerberg is Zuckerberg himself The revolt against Facebook is gathering momentum, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg can rest easy for the time being. Amid calls for more scrutiny over Facebook‘s business practices in the wake of one privacy mishap after the other, shareholders of the compan...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Navy to remove touchscreen controls from destroyers in wake of USS McCain accident report The Navy will begin replacing the digital throttles on its destroyers with physical ones in 2020 after a report found confusion and poor training on the touchscreen system contributed to a deadly crash....
01:26, 08/13/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Fac...
13:13, 07/04/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
20:52, 06/07/2019

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
03:26, 08/03/2019

FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitrust investigation. The agency is looking to find out whether Facebook was trying to snuff out potenti...
23:26, 08/02/2019

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com....
12:13, 07/04/2019

Facebook Will Attach Its Name to Instagram and WhatsApp, for Some Reason Incredible. Despite a seemingly endless wave of ongoing public relations crises for Facebook, the social media giant appears prepared to foist its baggage onto two of its considerably less troubled subsidiaries—WhatsApp and Instagram—by attaching its...
14:13, 08/03/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Germany's Car Watchdog Sets Ultimatum For Audi To Remove Illegal Diesel Software: Report Germany's motor vehicle authority (KBA) has told Volkswagen's premium brand Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions......
22:26, 09/16/2019

Germany's car watchdog sets Audi ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software: report Germany's motor vehicle authority (KBA) has told Volkswagen's premium brand Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions levels, the Bild am Sonntag (BamS) newspaper reported....
22:13, 09/15/2019

Tidal shares songs as Stories in Facebook and Instagram iHeartRadio isn't the only streaming music service helping you share music as Stories in recent days. Tidal has introduced an option to share tunes directly as Stories in Facebook and Instagram, helping you convey your musical mood to your foll...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook hit with media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues faced by users on several of its services, mainly in Europe and USFacebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
07:13, 05/07/2019

FTC probing Facebook for snapping up Instagram, others to squash rivals The Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook snapped up companies like Instagram in order to squash up-and-coming rivals, according to a new report. The FTC has been reaching out to founders of companies Facebook purchased to learn whethe...
09:26, 08/02/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service. The company deleted 97 accounts from Russia that focus...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Instagram and WhatsApp get a ‘from Facebook’ stamp to remind you who’s boss To be honest, I’m kind of impressed Facebook held out this long. After buying WhatsApp and Instagram several years ago, Facebook has decided it’s time to let everyone know who’s in charge. A report from The Information details Facebook plans to chang...
07:52, 08/05/2019

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook And Instagram Ban "Dangerous Individuals" Including Alex Jones Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems "dangerous" including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger......
10:00, 05/03/2019

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining.       ...
05:13, 09/13/2019

Charity urges Facebook to extend fact-checking to Instagram Full Fact, the only UK member of scheme, offers 10 suggestions for improvementsFacebook should immediately extend its fact-checking programme to also cover Instagram, according to Full Fact, a journalism charity that is the only UK member of the sche...
02:39, 07/30/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stored in plain text and easily searchable by thousands of Facebook employees, the company acknowledged ...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:39, 07/24/2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger prob...
11:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading hate, Facebook said....
21:26, 09/09/2019

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
13:13, 05/22/2019

Facebook and Instagram bring music features to Stories in India Facebook today announced a host of new features for Facebook and Instagram in India for users to better express themselves through music. Get ready for music in Stories, Live streams and on people’s profiles.Music is often regarded as an entir...
17:00, 09/18/2019

iHeartRadio shares tunes as Stories in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat Do you really, really want to be sure everyone knows what you're listening to? iHeartRadio thinks it can help spread your musical message. The company has introduced sharing to Stories in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat through its mobile app...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Hyp3r is planning talks with Facebook after ad start-up was booted from Instagram Facebook is setting up a meeting with Hyp3r, a marketing firm that was removed from Instagram after allegedly violating the social network's policies....
03:13, 08/09/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts abou...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Video: F U, Instagram — here’s how to delete or deactivate your account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Ugh, Instagram. I remember when the social network was fun, when it was just filled with cool pictures and didn’...
15:52, 07/30/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
21:26, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
01:52, 07/04/2019

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
00:26, 06/03/2019

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Back Online After Worldwide Outage A Facebook spokesperson explained that a "routine maintenance operation" accidentally triggered a bug that made it difficult for users to upload or send photos and videos....
09:13, 07/04/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
19:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Chimpanzee Goes Viral For Using Instagram Like A Pro, Video Stuns People A video that has stunned the Internet shows a chimpanzee using Instagram like a total pro - navigating the photo and video sharing app with complete ease....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or ARM, or whether it’s software like Google’s Android or Microsoft’s Windows, Huawei...
16:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook’s New Dating Feature Lets You Pick a ‘Secret Crush’ From Your Instagram Network (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s new dating feature has led to at least one important match: The marriage of users’ Facebook and Instagram profiles for the first time. The social giant announced Thursday that it is launching its nascen...
19:52, 09/05/2019

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.       ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem...
08:39, 08/16/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay for her legal costs. The gun rights activist posted ...
10:39, 05/20/2019

How Taylor Swift’s ME! video killed Instagram’s kooky aesthetic With its pastel colours and fluffy clouds, Swift’s video feels out of step with the online shift back to realityNearly 10 years into a world with Instagram, its cutesy, kooky perfection is now a mainstream aesthetic. Take Taylor Swift’s ME! video, fo...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
23:52, 05/02/2019

A marketing firm may have saved your Instagram stories, report If you think your Instagram stories disappear forever after 24 hours ...think again. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
09:13, 08/10/2019

Teen kills herself after polling Instagram followers: report A 16-year-old girl killed herself after sharing an Instagram poll asking followers whether she should die — and 69 percent of them said she should, reports said. Davia Emilia jumped to her death from her home Monday in the eastern Malaysian state of ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.        ...
16:13, 07/19/2019

Ex-boyfriend of slain Russian Instagram influencer confesses to her murder in video The ex-boyfriend of a slain Russian Instagram influencer whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase has confessed to her murder.        ...
21:26, 08/01/2019

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
13:00, 06/03/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
16:00, 05/25/2019

Data of Instagram Influencers Leaked, Traced To India: Report Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics for the image-driven platform....
03:52, 09/10/2019

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can comple...
18:26, 06/11/2019

In 1999, video game writing hit a high-water mark Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
07:13, 08/09/2019

Russian Instagram influencer's ex-boyfriend arrested, confesses to murder in police video An ex-boyfriend of an Instagram influencer in Russia discovered dead, stuffed in a suitcase in her own Moscow apartment last week has confessed to her murder, according to officials....
23:00, 08/01/2019

Mark Cuban says 'nobody' can beat Trump in 2020 'right now': report Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban said in an interview Tuesday that he doesn’t think any of the Democratic candidates for president right now can beat President Trump....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
23:52, 09/16/2019

Gory photo of Bianca Devins’ killing was on Instagram for hours: report Instagram allowed the account that posted a gory image of a slain teenage social media infulencer to stay active for nearly a day — and at one point even put a “sensitive content filter” over the sick picture and continued letting people ...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Instagram influencer Karaglanova found dead in Moscow apartment: report A striking Russian Instagram influencer was found dead with her throat slit inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment just days ahead of her 25th birthday, according to a report. Ekaterina Karaglanova, who boasted more than 87,000 Instagram followers...
04:39, 07/31/2019

Mark Hamill and other stars will read the Mueller Report live at 9PM ET On Monday night, a group of Hollywood stars will take part in a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, a play based on the Mueller report. The likes of Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow and Alyssa Milano are am...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Missing college student Mackenzie Lueck was recently active on Instagram: report Friends of the 23-year-old University of Utah sorority sister who went missing more than a week ago noticed that she was active on Instagram recently — and turned the information over to authorities, according to a new report. Mackenzie Lueck’s...
14:26, 06/28/2019

Collection of space sounds released to mark 50 years since the moon landings - video To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, an interactive collection of the sounds of space and the history of space travel has been launched by global sound project Cities and Memory. The project, called Space is the Place, combines 80 recor...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Daniel Sturridge pleads for news of dog Lucci in emotional Instagram video after Pomeranian is stolen from LA home Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has sent out an emotional plea and offered "20 or 30 thousand dollars" for the return of his dog after it was allegedly stolen from his Californian home....
20:13, 07/09/2019

Tom Brady faces parenting criticism after sharing an Instagram video of him cliff-diving with his six-year-old daughter Maddie Meyer/Getty New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a video of him cliff-diving with his daughter during a family vacation to Costa Rica. "If Vivi is going to be an Olympic champion one day, it probably won't be in synchronized divi...
16:26, 07/23/2019

MSNBC's Scarborough, Brzezinski trying to 'rehab' Mark Halperin's career: report A new report suggests that MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are trying to salvage the career of their former colleague, disgraced political jounalist Mark Halperin. ...
12:52, 05/03/2019

Mark Hamill, Kevin Kline and others to perform play on Mueller report The star-studded cast will present the performance, called “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts,” in an online stream at 9 p.m. on Monday....
04:39, 06/25/2019

Thomas Jefferson's hometown of Charlottesville, Va., will no longer mark his birthday: report Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, will no longer be a holiday in the Founding Father’s hometown of Charlottesville, Va., the city council decided Monday....
13:39, 07/03/2019

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramp...
06:52, 07/18/2019

Kaepernick releases powerful video on police killings to mark anthem protest anniversary Kaepernick asks: ‘How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation … that is so unjust to many of the people living in it?’Three years to the day since he first began his protest against racist police violence, Colin Kaepernick has posted a stir...
17:52, 08/15/2019

The Mark Field video is chillingly familiar to anyone who recognises male violence | Suzanne Moore The sight of a minister manhandling a female protester should be shocking, but some felt able to look on – or even defend itThe gut knows. The gut processes what the eye sees. A woman slammed up against a wall. A man, eyes bulging with rage, his hand...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Watch: Mark Hamill sings 'Buddi Song' for 'Child's Play' credits, sing-along video Mark Hamill, who voiced the murderous doll in the latest "Child's Play," hopes the creepy song he sings for the end credits gets stuck in viewers' heads....
10:13, 06/24/2019

Report: The Old Knob Who Shoved Kyle Lowry Is Warriors Minority Owner Mark Stevens The man who pushed Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals last night was none other than Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, Axios reported....
18:39, 06/06/2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien told officer he struck his wife after incident in car: report Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien acknowledged to a Washington state officer late last month that he had struck his wife during a domestic dispute, according to a police report....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Annette Bening, Mark Hamill, all-star cast to appear in livestreamed Mueller report play An all-star cast, including Annette Bening, Mark Hamill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Zachary Quinto and others, will be taking part in a livestreamed, dramatic play of the Mueller report....
22:13, 06/24/2019

Facebook and Instagram back up after global outage reports; WhatsApp still 'being buggy' Instagram and Facebook apps were down for several hours for some users in the United States and Europe Wednesday. WhatsApp users also seeing issues.       ...
02:52, 07/04/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
10:26, 09/13/2019

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming, and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV lets you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. ItR...
17:52, 09/18/2019

Facebook bringing Portal video chat to the TV Facebook's updated lineup includes a lower price for the Portal, a smaller version and one for televisions, to bring video chat to the living room.       ...
23:26, 09/18/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
09:52, 05/30/2019

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
05:13, 05/30/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
07:00, 05/03/2019

"Know Your Future From Sacred Cow": Robert Vadra On Facebook Video Businessman Robert Vadra today said he loves India for its "diversity and versatility" in a Facebook post where he also shared a video of a cow that he claims can "predict future"....
09:13, 07/28/2019

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Facebook Tests Selling Video Subscriptions in Watch Facebook will start testing the sale of subscriptions to video services that can be viewed inside its Watch video hub. The test will include Dropout, MotorTrend on Demand and BritBox....
17:13, 08/08/2019

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears to slur her words. (May 29)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

More details of Facebook's video streaming Portal box leak out Rumors were already swirling about Facebook readying a new Portal device that streams media to your television set, and a new report fills in some of the details about the gadget, which is set to launch before the end of the year.Sources speaking to ...
18:00, 09/14/2019

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
05:13, 05/26/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
07:52, 05/03/2019

Facebook's Acquisition Practices Being Probed by US FTC: Report The US FTC is investigating whether Facebook acquisitions were aimed at buying up potential rivals before they could become a threat to the social media company, a report claims....
10:13, 08/02/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
23:13, 07/12/2019

Facebook is trying to meld TV streaming and video calls in one home gadget Facebook really, really wants you to make video calls, it seems. A new report by The Information has claimed the social media giant has approached the likes of Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon to get support for their streaming services on a potential ...
21:52, 08/01/2019

Facebook Live and Amazon Prime Video are coming to Portal Facebook has revealed a bunch of upcoming updates for its Portal devices. It's adding multiplayer augmented reality games and Instant Games this summer. You can play the likes of Words with Friends, Battleship and Yahtzee on the smart display. N...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company's first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services....
15:52, 09/18/2019

Facebook’s rewarded video and playable ads are taking off for game publishers Facebook said that game publishers and developers are increasingly monetizing their mobile games with Facebook Audience Network, which grew 50% last year.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook acknowledges Pelosi video is faked but declines to delete it Despite determinations that a Nancy Pelosi video circulating widely on social media is a fake, Facebook has determined not to remove it, saying its policies don't require that postings be true....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards....
21:00, 08/02/2019

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
22:39, 09/18/2019

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, video subscriptions is an entirely separate thing....
04:00, 08/09/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlemen...
08:13, 05/25/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users r...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
15:26, 08/14/2019

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
09:39, 06/27/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
13:13, 07/13/2019

YouTube and Facebook have an illegal steroid problem, according to new report A new research study by the Digital Citizens Alliance shows how easy it is to buy illegal steroids or appearance and performance enhancing drugs (APEDs)...
18:26, 09/16/2019

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online a...
05:39, 08/09/2019

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus cancer cures on social media....
06:52, 07/03/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
13:26, 07/13/2019

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.       ...
23:26, 07/19/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social med...
03:13, 05/30/2019

Georgia police investigating after woman claims she infected men with HIV in Facebook video A Georgia woman might be facing charges after claiming in a video she was HIV-positive and infecting others — which she later told police wasn't true....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the...
23:52, 05/24/2019

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook Portal TV brings video calls into your living room – via your television Facebook has announced a new entry in its range of Portal smart displays, the Portal TV – designed to make use of your big-screen TV for large-scale video calls.Clipping to the top of a flatscreen TV, the Portal TV is essentially hacks your te...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi Video Flagging Delay An 'Execution Mistake': Facebook CEO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the......
09:39, 06/27/2019

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact...
11:39, 05/27/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which seemed like a no-brainer to most....
01:13, 05/27/2019

Video shows MCC inmate using illicit phone for Facebook Live broadcast An inmate awaiting trial on murder and conspiracy charges used a cellphone to broadcast a Facebook Live video from inside the same Manhattan lockup where Jeffery Epstein hanged himself, The Post has learned. The shocking breach of security at the fed...
08:52, 08/26/2019

Facebook CEO says delay in flagging fake Pelosi video was 'execution mistake' Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the Democratic Representative slurring and tripping throu...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Beto O’Rourke mocked for posting Facebook Live haircut video First it was the dentist, now it’s the barber. Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was once again mocked online for posting a 20 minute Facebook live video of himself getting a haircut Wednesday morning. “Hey everybody we’re at Chema’s in E...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the social media giant has tied up with Wunderman Thompson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, McCann and Mullen Lintas...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook open-sources image and video algorithms it uses to fight abuse Facebook open-sourced algorithms it uses to spot identical and nearly identical photos and videos, which it uses to fight abuse on its platform.Read More...
03:52, 08/02/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking ...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook set to report second-quarter earnings amid regulatory overhang With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how the company is bracing for increased regulatory scrutiny....
18:13, 07/24/2019

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an attempt to clear the air, Facebook enlisted an indep...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of C...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
12:13, 05/24/2019

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
18:26, 05/24/2019

Facebook Partners With Ray-Ban to Help Make Its Smart Glasses Happen: Report Hoping to avoid the failure that was the consumer version of Google Glass, Facebook has teamed up with Luxottica, the parent company of brands like Ray-Ban, to help with the development of its own augmented reality glasses, sources told CNBC. But it ...
00:13, 09/19/2019

U.S. investigating report of ‘disturbing’ Facebook group for border agents U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said the posts are "completely inappropriate and contrary to the honour and integrity I see — and expect — from our agents."...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
04:00, 08/10/2019

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Democratic House Speaker is drunk or unwell, in the l...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Pelosi: Fake video shows Facebook were 'willing enablers' of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook were "willing enablers of the Russian interference" in 2016 election after the social network declined to take down a doctored video that appeared to show her stumbling while speaking....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Canon EOS M5 Mark II rumored to launch alongside the EOS M6 Mark II Rumors of the arrival of two new APS-C mirrorless cameras from Canon began back in October 2018, but there hasn’t been much noise about the EOS M5 Mark II and the EOS M6 Mark II... until now.The rumor mill has picked up whispers of Canon annou...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
01:13, 07/02/2019

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
21:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
17:13, 06/05/2019

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
14:13, 07/05/2019

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
06:00, 08/14/2019

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would be nice to add a third thing here, but that’s about...
18:52, 06/15/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
20:01, 08/12/2019

Bury FC expelled from EFL after 125 years – video report Bury, one of the oldest clubs in the league, has been expelled from the Football League after 125 years continued membership with the EFL. However, the governing body ran out of patience with the club's financial situation and owner, Steve Dale. It l...
05:13, 08/29/2019

What is going on at Bury Football Club? – video report Bury FC, one of the oldest clubs in the league, could be expelled from the EFL on 23 August unless it can provide financial information to show it can pay its debts and function adequately. The Shakers have recently been promoted to League Two but ha...
15:39, 08/22/2019

After anti-Semitic video removed from NY county GOP Facebook page, chairman defends intent The video created by the Republican Party in Rockland County, New York, warned of a "takeover" of the county by the Hasidic Jewish community.        ...
11:00, 08/31/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside a message indicating the video is manipulated and...
00:13, 05/31/2019

Report reveals desperate working conditions of Facebook moderators — including death In a report published by the Verge, working conditions of a Tampa, Florida Facebook moderation site were revealed to be shockingly poor. The site, one of several moderation sites located throughout North America, is operated by Cognizant, a professio...
03:26, 06/20/2019

Facebook allegedly pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say the company pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a...
19:39, 08/17/2019

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is ...
23:00, 08/17/2019

40 Crores Facebook Users' Phone Numbers Exposed In Privacy Lapse: Report Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday....
10:39, 09/05/2019

Millions of Facebook users' phone number exposed online, report says Facebook inadvertently exposed millions of phone numbers related to people's Facebook accounts, according to a report.       ...
04:39, 09/05/2019

Report: NFL to review video of Cowboys' Elliott altercation The NFL likely will investigate an altercation between Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and a security officer to determine whether Elliott violated any terms of a previous suspension agreement, Yahoo Sports reported Monday....
03:00, 05/28/2019

What Greenlanders say about Trump's interest in their country – video report Donald Trump confirmed on Sunday that he was considering an attempt to buy Greenland. His interest in the largely autonomous Danish territory was met with indignation in both Greenland and Denmark, with the Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, e...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Hillary Clinton blasts Facebook for not pulling doctored Pelosi video she dubbed 'sexist trash' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook during her commencement speech at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
03:13, 06/01/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Forced to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share their confidential information, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
13:26, 08/18/2019

Facebook moderator dies after viewing horrific videos, others share disturbing incidents: report A dozen current and former Facebook moderators described a filth-ridden, emotionally disturbing, high-stress work environment, often leaving them with post-traumatic stress disorder and related conditions....
08:26, 06/21/2019

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
03:13, 08/21/2019

Bury given extended deadline for takeover to be completed – video report Bury, one of the oldest clubs in the league, could be expelled from the Football League on Tuesday unless a sale to a sporting analytics company fronted by Alastair Campbell’s son, Rory, can be completed. The Shakers have recently been promoted to Le...
16:52, 08/25/2019

'We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany's legacy for English football' – video report Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City in their 6-0 ...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Chelsea appoint Frank Lampard as manager – video report Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as manager five years after he left the club as a player. Lampard enjoyed a promising first season in management, leading Derby County to a Championship playoff final against Aston Villa. Lampard is Chelsea's reco...
10:26, 07/04/2019

'Bachelorette' star met with FBI over sex video with Todd Chrisley's daughter: report "The Bachelorette" star Robby Hayes says he's submitted evidence federal investigators about the "sex tape" that "Chrisley Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley is allegedly using to try to extort him and Chrisley's estranged daughter, Lindsie....
23:39, 08/25/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political thriller The Report, in theaters on September 27th....
00:52, 06/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez accuses border officers of ‘violent culture’ after report on graphic Facebook posts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection of having a “violent culture” and questioned how officers treat migrants after a report surfaced Monday about a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents purport...
22:39, 07/01/2019

Steve Bruce: the road to becoming Newcastle United manager – video report Steve Bruce has admitted he faces a 'huge challenge' after being appointed the head coach of Newcastle United on a three-year contract.The 58-year-old quit his job at Sheffield Wednesday and is replacing the widely admired Rafael Benítez, who left St...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Nicolas Pépé: why Arsenal are paying £72m for the Ivorian winger – video report Arsenal have signed Nicolas Pépé for £72m. The Ivory Coast international is moving to London from Lille after ending last season as the second highest scorer in Ligue 1. The 24-year-old is now the most expensive African footballer in history – so why...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Gareth Bale's highs and lows at Real Madrid – video report After six years in the Spanish capital Gareth Bale's days at Real Madrid look to be over, with Zinedine Zidane saying the Welsh winger can leave the club. Here is a look at the highs and lows from his time at the club where he won four Champions Leag...
19:52, 07/26/2019

More than 200 people taken to hospital after Imelda Marcos’s birthday party – video report Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of the former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with more than 200 friends and supporters taken to hospital in Manila with suspected food poisoning. The health ministry said...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Macron and Bolsonaro's war of words over Amazon fires, aid and their wives – video report Tensions rose between France and Brazil after the French president, Emmanuel Macron, tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon amounted to an international crisis and should be made a top priority at the G7 summit. Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian pr...
22:00, 08/27/2019

'He's not welcome here': Trump faces backlash over Ohio and Texas visits – video report Donald Trump will receive a frosty reception when he arrives in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday afternoon, three days after the cities were struck by mass shootings. A gunman who invoked the language of white supremacy killed 22 people...
01:39, 08/09/2019

Shane Lowry celebrates 'incredible' Open win and first major – video report Irishman Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life and handled difficult conditions to win the Open by six strokes amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.Fervently cheered on every shot by the sellout crowd, the 32-year-old finis...
23:52, 07/21/2019

Yoko Ono gets thousands ringing 'bells for peace' in Manchester – video report Manchester international festival has opened with a loud chorus of ringing bells as part of the Yoko Ono project Bells for Peace. At a Manchester's Cathedral Gardens, a stone's throw from the site of 2017's Manchester Arena attack, attendees were enc...
11:13, 07/05/2019

How Egan Bernal claimed the 2019 Tour de France – video report Climbing phenomenon Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France and the youngest race champion in 110 years.The Team Ineos rider, 22, retained the overall lead after Saturday's 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville.His te...
02:13, 07/29/2019

Los Angeles deputies probe racist video that appeared online: report The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department launched an investigation Wednesday into a California school district after a video emerged that allegedly showed several high school students applying dark face paint and saying racial slurs, reports said....
09:52, 06/27/2019

Pak Teen Beaten To Death By Friend Over Video Game Token: Report A Pakistani teen was allegedly beaten to death by his friend over a token to be used to play a game at an arcade in Punjab province, according to a media report....
07:00, 09/18/2019

Georgia: newborn baby found alive in plastic bag – video report Police in Georgia have released dramatic bodycam footage showing the moment a newborn baby girl was discovered alive in a plastic bag. Local residents called the police on 6 June after hearing cries from a wooded area. Forsyth county sheriff’s office...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police ...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Blue Bell looking for ice cream-licking prankster in viral video: report Ice cream maker Blue Bell says it’s looking into a now-viral video of a woman licking its ice cream at a grocery store and then placing the tainted tub back on the shelf....
09:39, 07/02/2019

Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary Deepfake technology has been getting insanely good, with just the last few days and weeks chock-a-block with examples of everything from the Mona Lisa being animated to life and photos of dead celebrities and notables like Albert Einstein seeming to ...
17:26, 06/23/2019

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue read...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Report: Secret Border Patrol Facebook group mocked migrant deaths, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Screenshots reportedly from a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents, with thousands of members, show posts that joked about the deaths of migrants and discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a de...
09:52, 07/02/2019

Labor Department official reinstated after Bloomberg report on 'anti-Semitic' Facebook posts sparks backlash Trump Labor Department official Leif Olson was reinstated on Wednesday after a Bloomberg Law piece suggesting he had posted anti-Semitic comments on Facebook in 2016 triggered backlash and claims the reporter misrepresented his comments....
07:26, 09/05/2019

Afghanistan: dozens dead as country is rocked by triple attacks – video report At least nine people have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and gunmen in an attack on Wednesday, that came 24 hours after two other attacks in the country left more than 48 people dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility ...
04:52, 09/19/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, wh...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliati...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Viral video appears to show rat jumping into fryer at Texas Whataburger: report A viral video shared on Facebook Sunday appears to show a rat jumping into a deep fryer at a Central Texas Whataburger restaurant, leaving customers stunned....
13:52, 09/02/2019

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title – video report Simona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title. Her 6-2, 6-2 win wrecked Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title Continue reading......
20:00, 07/13/2019

'The future has won,' says Spain's Socialist party leader after election victory – video report Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez looks set to regain power after his Socialist party overcame a historic challenge by rightwing nationalists in the country's general election. The far-right party Vox ran on anti-immigration and eurosceptic platfo...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump and Conrad Black: their mutual admiration in five clips – video report The US president has pardoned the former owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator who served a prison sentence for fraud. Last year Black published a book praising Trump. It wasn't the first time he had expressed approval of the presidentTrump ...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost two million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-threatening, and added that three arrests had been ma...
23:39, 06/18/2019

England beat New Zealand in Lord's epic to win their first Cricket World Cup – video report England have won their first ever World Cup, overcoming New Zealand at Lord's in extraordinary fashion. The game went to a super over after it was tied, but not even that could separate the teams.Eoin Morgan's men won via 'boundaries struck' after tw...
07:00, 07/15/2019

Chinese 'deepfake' app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and how its convincing fake image technology could be used....
12:00, 09/04/2019

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fears about data privacy and identity theft....
19:13, 09/03/2019

What parents need to teach kids about deepfake videos When their targets are elected officials, actual events from history or other public information, the videos have the potential to erode people’s trust....
09:52, 09/12/2019

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV characters has rapidly become one of the country’s most downloaded apps, triggering a privacy row. Rel...
18:52, 09/02/2019

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone's mouth....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title – video report Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday. The def...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
02:39, 09/19/2019

The United States reels as two mass shootings in 13 hours leave 29 dead – video report Two mass shootings just 13 hours apart left 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, Ohio. Many more were wounded in the two incidents, which have prompted a wave of criticism against Donald Trump's handling of shootings in the USTwo m...
03:52, 08/05/2019

US border: photo of drowned father and daughter highlights migrants’ peril – video report Searing photographs showing a man and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water along the Mexican bank of the Rio Grande near the US border highlight the perils of the latest migration crisis involving mostly Central Americans fleein...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong protests held at airport after Yuen Long attack – video report Staff at Hong Kong international airport have begun an 11-hour protest in an attempt to hold the government to account for violent attacks on residents by suspected gang members last week. Flight attendants and airport staff were joined by demonstrat...
16:39, 07/26/2019

Blood, sweat and fears: special report on abuse towards grassroots football referees – video The FA has rebooted its Respect Campaign this season to protect grassroots referees in England but many continue to suffer both mental and physical abuse. There are some horrifying stories but hope remains: as of 2019-20 season a new sin-bin system w...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Fraudsters deepfake CEO’s voice to trick manager into transferring $243,000 It’s already getting tough to discern real text from fake, genuine video from deepfake. Now, it appears that use of fake voice tech is on the rise too. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported a case of voice fraud — aka vishing (s...
04:26, 09/03/2019

‘The Matrix’ deepfake shows Will Smith as Neo, in the role he turned down Earlier this year, Will Smith filmed a fun, lighthearted confessional video in which he explains why — back in the 1990s when he was at the height of his success as a Hollywood mega-star — he turned down a huge role. This was back when he...
09:26, 09/07/2019

The Lion King review – deepfake copycat ain't so grrreat Disney’s reboot of its much-loved 1994 animation is a plausibly real retelling of the story of prince Simba and his struggle against wicked uncle ScarAfter 25 years, during which it gained classic status as the last Disney picture in the old style th...
19:26, 07/11/2019

DeepNude Deepfake App to Undress Women Shuts Down After Furore The creators of "DeepNude" said the software was launched several months ago for "entertainment" and that they "greatly underestimated" demand for the app....
10:13, 06/29/2019

Chinese ‘deepfake’ app sparks concerns over identity theft Zao, a Chinese app that uses “deepfake” technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars, has sparked a privacy backlash amid concerns about identity theft. Deepfakes are created using artificial intelli...
23:26, 09/04/2019

New Chinese 'deepfake' face app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and how its convincing fake image technology could be used....
05:13, 09/04/2019

Samsung’s deepfake AI makes Rasputin sing Beyoncé Samsung AI researchers working with Imperial College London made a generative adversarial network capable of animating a 2D photo alongside an audio clip.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Another Realistic Deepfake App Goes Viral Before Majorly Creeping People Out Advancements in deepfake technology are quickly making your face just another piece of personal data you need to worry about getting stolen. One iPhone app that recently went viral makes creating a fake video as easy as taking a selfie.Read more......
02:00, 09/03/2019

From evil twins to deepfake videos: the best books about doppelgangers The rise of deepfakes has stoked the old fear that our lives can be hijacked by demonic doubles. Laurence Scott shares his favourite books on convincing impostersThe rise of deepfake technology provokes a modern version of a deep-seated fear that our...
09:13, 07/15/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Chinese App Replaces Face With Leonardo DiCaprio's In "Deepfake" Videos An app that allows users to virtually graft their faces onto actors in scenes from movies and television shows became the most popular iPhone download in China over the weekend, raising questions......
05:39, 09/04/2019

Is Simon Cowell's surprising new face a vision of our deepfake future? In the future, we might all embark on a side-slide not into younger, prettier people, but whole new personaeThe human face, that subsection of appendages living just south of our eyebrows, has rarely been under such attack. Take the Bill Hader deepfa...
18:26, 08/24/2019

Samsung perfected its own deepfake AI, and it’s equal parts amazing and terrifying Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That’s the kind of trick current technology can actually make possible. Using artificial intelligence and...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Video shows NFL hopeful Malik McDowell attack Michigan police officer, reach for stun gun: report Alarming video showing defensive tackle Malik McDowell allegedly attack a Michigan police officer and wrestle him for his stun gun during a routine traffic stop back in February was released on Tuesday. ...
03:13, 07/10/2019

The Chinese face-swapping app that went viral is taking the danger of 'deepfake' to the masses Zao's relatively loose handling of personal data is especially worrisome given the company falls under the jurisdiction of the Chinese government....
13:39, 09/04/2019

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

A New Method Of Spotting Deepfake Videos Looks For the Subtle Movements We Don't Realize We Make The quality and speed at which videos can now be faked using neural networks and deep learning processes promises to make the upcoming presidential election even more of a nightmare. But by exploiting something overlooked in current deepfake techniqu...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the title of a James Bond film. But deepfakes are becoming more dangerous, and frequently more sexually e...
11:00, 06/15/2019

This creepy deepfake shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise mid-impersonation Okay, this clip may qualify as my favorite deepfake video I’ve seen to date. We would direct your attention to the clip at the top of this post, which presents an old Bill Hader Late Night with David Letterman interview. Bill uses the opportuni...
18:39, 08/14/2019

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
13:52, 06/14/2019

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Deepfake danger: what a viral clip of Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise tells us Are deepfakes a threat to democracy? The creator of a series of viral clips says he is raising awareness of their subversive potentialYou’ve heard of deepfakes – doctored videos fabricating apparently real footage of people – and their potential to d...
22:00, 08/13/2019

Social Media Users Entranced, Concerned by Chinese Face-Swapping Deepfake App (Bloomberg) — Chinese face-swap app Zao rocketed to the top of app store charts over the weekend, but user delight at the prospect of becoming instant superstars quickly turned sour as privacy implications began to sink in. Launched recently, Z...
08:39, 09/05/2019

Viral Chinese app Zao puts your face in place of Leonardo DiCaprio’s in ‘deepfake’ videos Ever dreamed of being Leonardo DiCaprio or Kit Harington? Viral iPhone app Zao, created by Chinese developer Momo, allows users to virtually graft their face onto clips of celebrities. The results are terrifying....
09:39, 09/04/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop production; ‘digital divide’ sidelines most vulnerab...
11:13, 09/06/2019

People are freaking out over this viral deepfake iPhone app that puts your face in a movie clip in 8 seconds Deepfake apps that let you insert your face into videos or photos, are nothing new, but a Chinese developer created an application for iPhone that lets you superimpose your face in clips in as little as 8 seconds. Called Zao, the app became viral in ...
17:39, 09/02/2019

Zuckerberg isn’t ready for deepfakes Faced with a potential crisis, the magnitude of which the world has never seen, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to slow down. Crises, however, wait for no one. And Facebook’s latest problem, that of altered or faked video, brings with it th...
03:52, 06/28/2019

Why Zuckerberg had to impress Macron One day after a Facebook co-founder called for the company to be broken up, Mark Zuckerberg met with a man with the power to influence whether that actually happens....
10:00, 05/13/2019

'Deepfake' videos can be generated with a single photo, research paper says A paper written by researchers at Samsung's artificial intelligence center show how 'deepfake' footage can be created with just a single image.        ...
09:52, 05/25/2019

"Welcome To The Party": Winklevoss Twins To Zuckerberg On Crypto Plan The Winklevoss twins, one of the earliest proponents of crypto -- and bitcoin, in particular -- are speaking out for the first time since Zuckerberg's Facebook announced plans to launch a digital......
10:00, 07/11/2019

Zuckerberg promises 'completely new standard' for privacy following FTC fine Facebook on Wednesday responded to the Federal Trade Commission's announcement that it will fine the company $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information....
16:26, 07/24/2019

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Idaho on Friday — also known as “Summer Cam...
18:26, 07/13/2019

Zuckerberg Ahead of Cook, Behind Pichai in Glassdoor's Top CEO List for 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dropped from his 2018 rank of number 16 to number 55 on the Glassdoor list of Top Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in the US this year, as chosen by employees....
09:13, 06/20/2019

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called to a hearing in Ottawa, due to be held later this week, but have confirmed that Facebooka's hea...
15:26, 05/28/2019

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were summoned, risking a contempt vote, the company confirmed Monday....
12:13, 05/28/2019

| Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation, seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
14:52, 09/19/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Zuckerberg spent $59M buying 'secret' property in Lake Tahoe A new report from The Wall Street Journal indicates that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent $59 million buying two properties in Lake Tahoe, continuing to expand his vast real estate portfolio around the country....
19:00, 05/03/2019

How to remove a tan at home Whether aiming to get rid of a suntan, tan lines, or a self-tan, various home remedies can help fade the color. Learn different methods on how to remove a tan here....
05:39, 09/06/2019

Remove Zoom From Your Mac Right Now The Zoom video conferencing app contains two big security issues for Mac users. First, uninstalling the app the regular way doesn’t actually remove it from your system; instead, by installing Zoom, you’ve actually installed a persistent web server on...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
16:26, 06/29/2019

How AI can be used to remove bias in business Salesforce's Architect for Ethical AI Practices sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to enhance business processes and reduce bias....
17:00, 04/28/2019

How to remove car paint scratches Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 A light parking ding can spoil your car's looks. Here's how to tidy up and remove car paintwork scratches...
17:13, 06/18/2019

How to remove chocolate stains Did your kid spill chocolate on their shirt again? Drip ice cream down their pants? Here's a foolproof way to get those brown stains out for good.       ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

Meet the Deepfake Zuck, Same as the Flesh Zuck Mark Zuckerberg may be famed for looking and acting like a (slightly damp) synthetic being trying to infiltrate human society, but a team of artists working with advertising company Canny appears to built a software version of the Facebook CEO that c...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up o...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
01:39, 08/14/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
01:39, 07/23/2019