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Facebook Says It Deletes 66,000 Hateful Posts Per Week

Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The social network disclosed this information on Tuesday as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news. “We are opposed… Read More »

Instagram to Make It Easier to Label Posts as Paid Promotions

Photo-sharing app Instagram plans to roll out a feature on Wednesday that will make it easier to label posts as paid promotions, taking what it called a step toward transparency in an area that has drawn attention from US authorities. Product endorsements have become more common on Instagram, owned by Facebook, as celebrities and others with large followings… Read More »

China posts worst export fall since 2009 as fears of U.S. trade war loom

China’s massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voicing fears of a trade war with the United States that is clouding the outlook for 2017. In one week, China’s leaders will see if President-elect Donald Trump makes good on… Read More »

Netflix shares soar as video service posts jump in subscribers

Netflix has shaken off growth worries with new subscriber numbers that beat estimates and sent its shares soaring. The video streaming company added 3.2 million international customers in the last three months, far more than the 2 million analysts had predicted. In the US numbers rose by 370,000, as hit shows such as Stranger Things and Narcos won… Read More »

Facebook Will Soon Let You Translate Your Posts Into 45 Languages

Social networking giant Facebook will soon make it easy for you to communicate with a global audience. The company is introducing a new software that automatically translates your posts to several different languages, a media report said on Saturday. The software makes your published posts visible to people in their preferred languages. All you need to do is… Read More »

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon posts emotional letter on Twitter…to his goal

Gianluigi Buffon has posted an emotional open letter on Twitter to the goal he has set out to defend throughout a successful career with Juventus and Italy. After breaking the Serie A record for consecutive minutes without conceding a goal on Sunday, Buffon took to social media the following morning to explain the devotion he has shown to… Read More »

Man arrested for ‘offensive’ Facebook posts about Syrian refugees arriving on Scottish island of Bute

Police said the 40-year-old had been arrested under the Communications Act A man has been arrested over a series of “offensive” Facebook posts about refugees arriving on a Scottish island. Police Scotland said the suspect, from the Inverclyde area, was arrested following reports of a “series of alleged offensive posts” about Syrian families living on the Isle of… Read More »