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Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to Testify at U.S. House Hearing

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters)  The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday to take testimony from Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's YouTube unit...
A protester holds an EU flag next to cardboard cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Zuckerberg during a demonstration in Brussels

Facebook Removes ‘Treason’ as Tag to Identify Users’ Interests

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) Facebook has removed "treason" as a keyword to identify its users' interests for advertisers, it said on Wednesday, after Danish state broadcaster...
A woman looks at the Facebook logo on an iPad in this photo illustration

Facebook Faces Small But Symbolic UK Fine over Data Protection Breaches

By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of...
A Facebook panel is seen during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in Cannes

Australian Lawsuit Funder Files Complaint against Facebook, Flags Suit over Privacy...

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc in Australia over its sharing...
A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration

In Mexico, Fake News Creators Up Their Game Ahead of Election

By Julia Love, Joseph Menn and David Ingram MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters)  Ahead of Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, Facebook pages criticizing the leftist frontrunner feature...
People line up at the Oculus booth at the E3 Electronic Expo in Los Angeles

U.S. Court Halves $500 Million Verdict in Facebook Virtual Reality Lawsuit

(Reuters) A federal court in Dallas on Wednesday halved the $500 million verdict that a jury ordered Facebook Inc, its virtual reality unit Oculus,...
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