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Teacher reads bedtime stories to students over Facebook live

For a lot of parents, screen time can become a battle of wills. But for 1st grade teacher Melissa Spence, it gave her an idea to build a love of reading in her students.  

Facebook, Google face antitrust scrutiny from states

Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.

$5 billion fine doesn’t mark the end of Facebook’s troubles

Facebook will pay a $5 billion fine for privacy violations and will be subject to broader oversight, but ongoing probes in Europe and the U.S. could present even bigger headaches for the company.

Trump shows love-hate for social media as he leads ‘summit’

President Donald Trump, who has weaponized social media to eviscerate opponents and promote himself, was convening a White House conference Thursday of like-minded critics of Big Tech, notably excluding representatives from the very platforms he exploits.
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Border Patrol head condemns agents’ offensive Facebook posts

The head of the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday slammed as "completely inappropriate" sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents.

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.
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Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform.

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans

President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"
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Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech

Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban against hate and violence.

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