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Despite scathing report, Facebook’s top execs “probably not” leaving | CBS This Morning

Despite scathing report, Facebook’s top execs “probably not” leaving | CBS This Morning

United States
Facebook is under fire again for how it handled evidence of Russian election interference on its site. A scathing New York Times report says CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg "ignored warning signs and then sought to conceal them from public view." The Times reports security experts at Facebook flagged attempts by Russian hackers to probe accounts as early as spring 2016 – months before Zuckerberg downplayed the effect of Russian propaganda on the 2016 election. CBS News contributor and Wired editor-in-chief, Nicholas Thompson, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the fallout and what it might mean for its top executives. Subscribe to the "CBS This Morning" Channel HERE: Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: Watch the latest installment of "Note to Self," only on "CBS This Morning," H
How Facebook fought misinformation on election day | CBS News

How Facebook fought misinformation on election day | CBS News

United Kingdom
Election day was another test for Facebook when it comes to the spread of propaganda. The company says a team of experts worked around the clock on the issue but critics say more needs to be done to prevent the spread of misinformation. Jennifer Grygiel, assistant professor of communications at Syracuse University, joined CBSN to talk more about the issue. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: Watch CBSN live HERE: Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local ...
5 nations demand Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify | CBS News

5 nations demand Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify | CBS News

United Kingdom
The U.K., Canada, Argentina, Ireland and Australia are demanding that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify on misinformation and influence campaigns on the site. The international committee is unprecedented. CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates and CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined CBSN to discuss. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: Watch CBSN live HERE: Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fa...
US midterms: “When adversaries become enemies, there can be no hope of dialogue” | FRANCE 24 English

US midterms: “When adversaries become enemies, there can be no hope of dialogue” | FRANCE 24 English

France
Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 America votes in the midterm elections, the most talked about in years. These elections are seen as the first real chance to assess what Americans think of their controversial president, Donald Trump. As people pile into polling booths, there are many considerations to take into account, as well as controversy. The latest controversy is as Russia denies interfering in the vote. This comes on the back of the news that Facebook has closed a number of accounts linked to voter influence. Visit our website: Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:
Facebook apologizes for ‘white genocide conspiracy theory’ ad category  | Russia Today

Facebook apologizes for ‘white genocide conspiracy theory’ ad category | Russia Today

Russia
Facebook has again had to apologise after it emerged that one of the categories it offered advertisers to target, was 'white genocide conspiracy theorists.' It was an investigation by The Intercept news site that unearthed the offending ad category. Reporters used it to place ads, approved by Facebook, that ended up reaching over 1560,000 people. RT LIVE Check out Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on VK Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
Forbes |  Facebook Lags In Voice Assist Tech; Michael Jackson Tops Dead Celebs List | Forbes Flash

Forbes | Facebook Lags In Voice Assist Tech; Michael Jackson Tops Dead Celebs List | Forbes Flash

United States
This week on Forbes Flash: Elon Musk says his '420' tweet was worth it; Michael Jackson made $400 million last year; Facebook's Portal trails Amazon in voice assistant technology. Segments: Money Madness – 00:09 Billionaire Alert – 00:47 Buzzworthy – 01:29 Trending – 02:13 Quick tips – 03:46 On The Ground – 04:24 Tech Talk – 05:07 One On One – 05:52 Subscribe to FORBES: Stay Connected Forbes on Facebook: Forbes Video on Twitter: Forbes Video on Instagram: More From Forbes: Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.