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    By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump has spent more money on Facebook advertising targeting New Mexico users since July than any other candidate, campaign, or business, according to a New York University Tandon School of Engineering project that monitor’s Facebook spending. The Trump campaign and his various...
    A SAME-SEX couple hit out at Facebook after a video of them gently touching foreheads was rejected as “sexually explicit adult content”. Singer-songwriter Sera Golding-Young, 36, and wife Frankie, 32, posted the clip as a sponsored advert for a new album. 3Facebook rejected the clip as 'sexually explicit adult content'Credit: Cavendish Press 3Facebook told the...
    Facebook’s efforts to combat “fake news” and “misinformation” were led by the most outspoken anti-Trump employees at the company, alleged a source inside the social network who was interviewed for the book #DELETED: Big Tech’s Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal the Election. “Immediately after the election, GSM [Global Sales and Marketing] folks, folks...
    The creation of Facebook opened an avenue for a class of entrepreneurial spirits to build entire industries around advertising on the social media platform. But it has since become a monopolistic juggernaut with the ability to censor information and radically affect countless American small businesses at a whim. I work for one of those small...
    Utah Amber Alert Emily Jolley and her son, Terran Butler. Emily Jolley is a Utah mother who is wanted by police after she was accused of kidnapping her 6-year-old son, Terran Butler. An Amber Alert has been issued by the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake. Jolley, 43, and her son were...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A letter circulating on social media claiming to be from the office of Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves and abolishing the statewide mask mandate is fake, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency officials said Sunday. “The letter is a FAKE,” the agency wrote on its Facebook page, adding that all of the governor’s...
    A CRAFTY mum made a stylish mirrored coffee table with LED lights out of an old TV box - and it only cost her £15.  Roxy Nimmiz was inspired by seeing similar projects online, so decided to have a go at making one herself. 9A mum decided to make her own mirrored coffee table from...
    THERE’S nothing better than a cup of tea in the morning, but it can leave a sour taste in your mouth if your kettle is full of limescale.  One mum was faced with a mammoth cleaning task after peering inside her kettle, and seeing thick, yellow limescale coating the inside.  4The mum shared a snap...
    President Donald Trump‘s 2016 presidential campaign labeled 3.5 million Black voters in the U.S. as “deterrence,” and didn’t want them to vote, according to a new report. Hide Channel 4 News, which has published numerous reports about Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, obtained a cache of data used by Trump’s campaign. Hide The data,...
    A MOTHER and daughter have been sentenced to life behind bars after pleading guilty to killing five of their close relatives, including three children. Shana Decree, 47, and Dominique Decree, 21, entered guilty but mentally ill pleas to five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the killings in Pennsylvania. 11Shana Decree, 47, pleaded guilty...
    Getty U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the BOK Center, June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. President Donald Trump is facing backlash after The New York Times published an article on September 27 which claims that they got a hold of two decades worth of his tax documents and...
    By Karen Lema | Reuters MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that Facebook could not stop him from promoting the objectives of his government, telling the social media giant that they should talk about its purpose in his country. “Facebook, listen to me,” Duterte said in a late-night televised address. “We allow...
    Jonathan Lee Riches at a South Tampa protest on Sept. 15.Photo by Dave Decker Last July, St. Petersburg protesters expressed serious concerns that threats from a local pro-police Facebook group would lead to real life violence, after members of the group openly called for activists to be injured. Last weekend, a moderator of the group...
    Samuel Corum James O'Keefe pictured in February 2020. Project Veritas is a right-wing activist group with a history of publishing deceptively edited undercover videos that paint Democrats and progressives as corrupt. On Sunday, September 27, the group, which is led by James O’Keefe, released a video they claimed showed evidence of illegal ballot...
    The Department of Justice announced Sunday the arrest of a man officials say threatened to kill police officers in exchange for money in a social media video. What are the details?The Justice Department said in a press released it arrested 29-year-old Cortez Lamont Edwards, a resident of Louisville, Kentucky. Edwards is accused of posting a...
    An estimated 5,000 people rallied in pickup trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, and cars in the Texas Panhandle to show support for the re-election of President Donald Trump. People lined up for more than a mile to get into an already overflowing parking lot prior to the rally’s start. Trump supporters gathered a Lubbock’s historic Cook’s Garage...
    The Kentucky U.S. Attorney’s Office charged Louisville man Sunday after he allegedly asked for money in exchange for shooting police officers on Facebook Live. Cortez Lamont Edwards, 29, allegedly held an AR-style pistol and asked for $30,000 to gun down Louisville Metro Police Department officers — all of which was recorded live on social media,...
    LONDON—Over three million Black voters in key states were identified by President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign as people they had to persuade to stay at home on Election Day to help him reach the White House. The revelation comes from an enormous data leak obtained by the British news network Channel 4. It shows that,...
    AN ARMED felon allegedly threatened to shoot Louisville police officers for $30,000 in a Facebook Live video. Cortez Lamont Edwards, 29, is facing federal charges being a felon in possession of a firearm and faces up to 10 years if convicted. 3Edwards is facing federal charges being a felon in possession of a firearmCredit:...
    All good things, and Farmville, must come to an end. Zynga’s first big hit is sunsetting on its original platform, Facebook. And remember when that was a thing? The free-to-play lifestyle sim’s sequel, Farmville 2, is still running on mobile however, although its core demographic is, shall we say, well outside of the readership here....
    By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Having his daytime talk show canceled by NBC last year hasn't stopped Steve Harvey. While he waited for a new opportunity, the comedian continued to make his presence regularly felt on TV as the host of “Family Feud” and as an emcee for multiple...
    A DOTING mum has given her daughters' bedroom an enviable Dalmatian makeover after they begged her for the spotty design. Arabella, seven, and Allie, five, share the small bedroom and slept in wooden bunk beds, but had no room to store their toys or even play. 4The girls had bunk beds in the...
    The owners of a petting zoo and farm in New Jersey were angry when a group of teenagers broke into their farm and took photos to post on social media. The incident took place at Abma Farms in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Owner Jimmy Abma said he became aware of the incident when he saw a...
    Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election. In a letter sent to the company on Sunday, U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal and David Cicilline accused Facebook of failing to enforce its own rules when it comes to...
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    If you want to harvest those apples, you better get on it soon: Zynga is shutting down its original FarmVille web game on Facebook at the end of the year, the company announced. It’s not entirely unexpected news; Facebook said in July it would no longer support Flash games as of December 31st, the same...
    By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election. In a letter sent to the company on Sunday, U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal and David Cicilline accused Facebook of failing to enforce its own...
    Reps. Pramila Jayapal and David Cicilline accused Facebook of failing to enforce its own rules. Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression, and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election. In a letter sent...
    Singer Sona Mohapatra finds it strange that only actresses are being singled out as alleged drug users in Bollywood, while none of their male counterparts have come under the radar of suspicion. On Monday, in a verified Facebook post, Sona also spoke about the benefits of CBD oil, of which she learnt during her sister’s...
    A previously convicted Kentucky man faces federal charges after he allegedly posted a video to Facebook Live holding a gun and saying he would shoot Lousiville police officers if someone paid him $30,000, officials recently announced. Cortez Lamont Edwards, 29, on Wednesday posted the video, in which he showed the Louisville Metro Police Department responding to an unspecified crime...
    A lesbian couple have condemned Facebook after a promotional advert showing their foreheads gently touching was rejected for being 'sexually explicit adult content' - while an image showing a heterosexual couple in the same pose was allowed. Musical duo Sera Golding-Young, 36, and her wife Frankie, 32, had posted a video to announce the release of...
    BURLINGAME (CBS SF) — A weekend picnic ended in a tragedy after one person was killed and two others injured when a large tree branch fell onto them in a Burlingame Park, authorities said. Officials said in a Facebook post that the three were struck by a 60-foot tree limb while picnicking at Washington Park,...
    CONFESSION time: we effectively live in fear of ever spilling anything on our carpets because we can’t stand having to splash out on a professional cleaner. That said, accidents happen – and when they do, you’d might just want to have this “miracle” £2.80 Aldi product in your cupboards. 4 The woman accidentally got...
    Facebook Elizabeth Garrow Elizabeth Garrow was a 19-year-old pregnant mother from Madison County, New York, who went missing on Wednesday. On Sunday morning, her family said that Garrow’s body had been found. In a Facebook post, her older sister Emily Lloyd wrote: “We just got a call they found lizzies body she didnt...
    By Aaron Huertas Major media outlets are finally tackling some worst-case scenarios for an election meltdown—from problems with voting to the threat of a contested election. But while organizations like the American Press Institute and ProPublica have offered helpful guidelines for covering the mechanics of a pandemic election, we know our political...
    By BENTE BIRKELAND, Colorado Public Radio LYONS, Colo. (AP) — Greg Meyers moved to the town of Lyons shortly before the 2013 flood devastated the community. Living through that disaster meant the Boulder County native got to know people quickly; it brought everyone together and forged a strong bond that still shapes the small foothills...
    A mum has revealed how she transformed her son's bedroom into a Toy Story themed den for his fourth birthday. Manisha Cox took to Facebook group DIY On A Budget Official to share snaps and a video of the transformation - and it’s certainly impressive. 7A mother has transformed her son's bedroom for his fourth...
    Karen the faux anti-vaxxer was called out on Facebook by her son’s pediatric nurse for lying about refusing to get him vaccinated. Hide In the post, Karen recounts taking her son in for a five-year check-up. Everything was supposedly fine and dandy until the nurse came in to give him a vaccine booster. Hide...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Rochester man previously arrested during a protest over Daniel Prude's death is now accused by federal prosecutors of posting incendiary messages and instructions to make a Molotov cocktail. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in western New York on Friday charged Ryan Howe of Rochester with intending to incite a riot by...
    The Arsenal of Democracy Flyover rescheduled for Saturday morning over the National Mall, after being postponed Friday, has now been canceled. According to a statement on the group’s Facebook page: “Unfortunately the weather is not going to safely allow the aircraft to fly today through Washington DC airspace. Since our authorization to fly through that...
    The Arsenal of Democracy Flyover rescheduled for Saturday morning over the National Mall, after being postponed Friday has now been cancelled. According to a statement on the group’s Facebook page: “Unfortunately the weather is not going to safely allow the aircraft to fly today through Washington DC airspace. Since our authorization to fly through that...
    By TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer In the spring, Rick Rose drew the wrath of strangers after he practically shouted on Facebook that he wasn’t buying a face mask. Two months later, he contracted COVID-19 — and, he posted, he was struggling to breathe. Days later, on July 4, he was dead. That post, among...
    In the spring, Rick Rose drew the wrath of strangers after he practically shouted on Facebook that he wasn’t buying a face mask. Two months later, he contracted COVID-19 — and, he posted, he was struggling to breathe. Days later, on July 4, he was dead. That post, among the Ohio man’s final public...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY MARTINNE GELLER Advertisers who boycotted social media are not all rushing back, despite an agreement by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter on how to curb harmful content online. Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers, told...
    A CLEANING fanatic has revealed how she got her carpets sparkling clean using washing powder - and she can’t believe how dirty they were. Toni Furze took to the Facebook group Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It where she shared snaps of the stunning transformation. 3Toni Furze was amazed at how filthy her carpets had...
    CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Preschoolers in Citrus Heights had a sudden and scary visitor Friday morning.  Staff says a man jumped a fence at the Little Friends Learning Center off Woodmore Oaks Drive, knocked on a classroom door and asked for a soda. When he didn’t get what he wanted, Pastor Tweed Moore says he...