Mar 30 2018
Samidh Chakrabarti, a product manager, said in a conference call Thursday that Facebook is using machine learning to block fake accounts before they spread misinformation, rather than wait for reports from users.
"Zuck promised easier, better privacy controls "in the coming weeks" eight years ago", Zeynep Tufekci, a University of North Carolina professor who studies social media, said on Twitter.
The move comes in the wake of a scandal over a breach that exposed the personal information of millions and was allegedly used by a political consultancy.
The changes won't affect Facebook's privacy policies or the types of data it gathers about its users.
Advertisers would still be able to use third-party data services to measure how well their ads performed by examining purchasing data, Facebook said. More recently, Facebook disclosed that it was suspending a data analytics firm that worked with President Donald Trump's campaign team, because it discovered that it was violating rules, and failed to rectify the results of its transgressions.
"We've heard loud and clear that privacy settings and other important tools are too hard to find", chief privacy officer Erin Egan and deputy general counsel Ashlie Beringer said in a blog post.
A simpler, centralized settings menu.
Multiple suspicious packages sent to DC military installations, FBI confirms
A second package sent to Fort Belvoir also tested positive for explosive material, and was also rendered safe, reports CNN . Law enforcement officials asked not to be identified discussing the case because the investigation continues.
Air India's flight reaches Israel using Saudi airspace for first time
Interviewed on Israel's Army Radio, Levin voiced confidence that El Al would eventually be allowed to use Saudi airspace. It will leave New Delhi at 6 PM Indian time and arrive at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport at 9:45 PM on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump
Officials said they expected Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, to take part in some of the meetings. The deal is coming up [for sanctions relief renewal] in one month, and you will see what happens.
Facebook on Wednesday said it's moving to untangle its often bewildering array of privacy options, consolidating choices in one place on mobile devices, rather than sending users to some 20 different screens. Now, Facebook users can add additional layer of protection like two-factor authentication and review what they have shared and delete it if you want to.
The latest blow: The Menlo Park-based social media giant is being sued by three users who downloaded the social media platform's messaging app Messenger on their Android phones.
Facebook archive lets you download all the content you have ever published on Facebook.
Pulling the Facebook plug will put you into good company: the #DeleteFacebook movement includes such luminaries as Elon Musk and comedian Will Ferrell, for example. It shows every single activity ever logged on the Facebook account, including every post you have made, every comment you have posted, every "like" on someone's status update, for instance.
The three users - one of whom lives in California - filed their suit Tuesday at the Northern District of California in San Francisco, alleging Facebook improperly collected their phone call and text message logs via Messenger and monetized the data for advertising purposes. So in addition to Mark's announcements last week - cracking down on abuse of the Facebook platform, strengthening our policies, and making it easier for people to revoke apps' ability to use your data - we're taking additional steps in the coming weeks to put people in more control over their privacy.
The tool is known as Product Categories.
Mar 30 2018
Roseanne Fans Are Already Freaking out Over Revival Premiere
She was just 13 when she went on the second audition that landed her the part on the original Roseanne . In fact, Cummings says that Roseanne has kept in contact with David behind Darlene's back.
Mar 29 2018
Iraq vows to secure Sinjar boarder region, after Turkish warning
However, with regard to the military operation in Afrin, Erdogan said he expects the EU's support in dealing with terrorists. At our meeting in Brussels past year we agreed to intensify our dialogue at different levels.
Mar 28 2018
More celebs come forward to say they didn't bite Beyoncé
Sanaa likes singing when she's not acting, and even recorded a song called Emotional in 2015 for her film The Perfect Guy. In the track, Queen Bey raps: "If they're tryna party with the queen, they gon' have to sign a nondisclosure".
Mar 27 2018
Yankees' Greg Bird To Miss 6-8 Weeks
Bird was a late scratch before Saturday's spring training game after complaining of soreness in his foot during batting practice. The Yankees have some flexibility on the right side of the infield with Walker able to play both first and second base.
Mar 25 2018
Devonte' Graham helps Kansas hold off Clemson in the second half
Kansas coughed up most of a 20-point, second-half lead before holding off No. 5 Clemson , 80-76 in the Midwest Region at Omaha. We played pretty good tonight, except how it closed. "Even workers who aren't deskbound will be distracted by these games".
Mar 25 2018
Top seeds Villanova, Kansas advance to Elite Eight
Syracuse is no typical 11, and this was a zone-centric battle of wits between two of the most renowned coaches in the game. The Wildcats kept the momentum going, stretching the lead to 76-66 on a 3-pointer by Brunson. "We didn't make open shots".
Mar 24 2018
Russian Federation vows to expel United Kingdom diplomats
Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, has been targeted by the USA sanctions along with 12 of the agency's employees. Russia's Defence Ministry said he was an "intellectual impotent" and Mr Lavrov said he probably lacked education.
Mar 24 2018
Marvel Land Is Going to Be a New Disney Theme Park
The Guardians of the Galaxy crew will be joined by Spider-Man, the Avengers and other characters from Marvel films. An attraction in Hong Kong Disneyland will allow guests to tag along with Ant-Man and the Wasp on a journey.
Mar 24 2018
Americans Banned From Buying Venezuela's Digital Currency
Earlier this week, President Trump issued an executive order prohibiting USA citizens from purchasing or trading petro . Sources told Time that the aim of the petro was to erode the power of U.S. sanctions.
Mar 22 2018
KB Toys to return?
Within the next week or two, the company will begin selling off their inventories at a discount. So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss.
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