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Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by @AP. The files show that Facebook has been aware of the problems for years.
Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by @AP. The files show that Facebook has been aware of the problems for years.
BREAKING: The Atlanta Braves, despite the loss of pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg, turned back the Houston Astros 6-2 in the opening game of the World Series.
BREAKING: The Atlanta Braves, despite the loss of pitcher Charlie Morton to a broken leg, turned back the Houston Astros 6-2 in the opening game of the World Series.
Seventeen American news organizations, including the @AP, worked together to gain access to thousands of pages of internal company documents obtained by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen.

Here is what they found.

#TheFacebookPapers

Seventeen American news organizations, including the @AP, worked together to gain access to thousands of pages of internal company documents obtained by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen. 
 
Here is what they found. 

#TheFacebookPapers
A trader in penny stocks has been arrested for allegedly running a social media pump-and-dump scheme. Prosecutors say he repeatedly lied to over 70,000 Twitter followers, getting them to buy stocks and allowing him to rake in over $1 million.
A trader in penny stocks has been arrested for allegedly running a social media pump-and-dump scheme. Prosecutors say he repeatedly lied to over 70,000 Twitter followers, getting them to buy stocks and allowing him to rake in over $1 million.
A campaign that began with people donating frequent-flyer miles has raised enough to provide 40,000 flights for refugees from Afghanistan, 3,200 of which have already taken off. Organizers and the White House are looking to nearly double that figure.
A campaign that began with people donating frequent-flyer miles has raised enough to provide 40,000 flights for refugees from Afghanistan, 3,200 of which have already taken off. Organizers and the White House are looking to nearly double that figure.
Democrats are edging closer to satisfying their most reluctant lawmakers as they try to put President Biden's big domestic policy bill over the top. But the legislation is now half its original size, and being pulled apart and reconfigured.
Democrats are edging closer to satisfying their most reluctant lawmakers as they try to put President Biden's big domestic policy bill over the top. But the legislation is now half its original size, and being pulled apart and reconfigured.
President Biden is campaigning in Virginia for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who held the office from 2014 to 2018. The Democrat is locked in a tight and increasingly bitter race with Republican Glenn Youngkin, a former business executive.
President Biden is campaigning in Virginia for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who held the office from 2014 to 2018. The Democrat is locked in a tight and increasingly bitter race with Republican Glenn Youngkin, a former business executive.
State election officials have told a congressional committee that threats to their safety have been widespread since the 2020 vote. They say experienced administrators are leaving the field, undermining the ability to run trustworthy elections in the U.S.
State election officials have told a congressional committee that threats to their safety have been widespread since the 2020 vote. They say experienced administrators are leaving the field, undermining the ability to run trustworthy elections in the U.S.
A number of U.S. cities now require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to get into restaurants and bars, enjoy a concert or a play, catch a movie or go to a ballgame. But enforcement of the rules is highly uneven.
A number of U.S. cities now require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to get into restaurants and bars, enjoy a concert or a play, catch a movie or go to a ballgame. But enforcement of the rules is highly uneven.
Over a four-decade career, the late snowboarding pioneer Jake Burton created a billion-dollar industry that forever changed life on the slopes. His struggles and successes are examined in a new documentary on HBO.
Over a four-decade career, the late snowboarding pioneer Jake Burton created a billion-dollar industry that forever changed life on the slopes. His struggles and successes are examined in a new documentary on HBO.
A Brazilian Senate committee is recommending that President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted for allegedly bungling the nation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether to file charges would be up to Brazil's prosecutor-general, a Bolsonaro appointee.
A Brazilian Senate committee is recommending that President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted for allegedly bungling the nation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether to file charges would be up to Brazil's prosecutor-general, a Bolsonaro appointee.
Siblings of a man identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy say they are shocked but grateful to police who used DNA to confirm his fate. They say the family spent years hoping he was alive.
Siblings of a man identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy say they are shocked but grateful to police who used DNA to confirm his fate. They say the family spent years hoping he was alive.
Disagreement over Taiwan has long vexed U.S.-China relations. Now the two superpowers are stepping up their verbal sparring, even as they profess to have common interests on issues ranging from trade to climate to North Korea.
Disagreement over Taiwan has long vexed U.S.-China relations. Now the two superpowers are stepping up their verbal sparring, even as they profess to have common interests on issues ranging from trade to climate to North Korea.
Voting rights advocates are suing Texas over the state's new congressional maps, claiming the maps dilute the vote of communities of color. The federal lawsuit was filed moments after GOP Gov. Greg Abbott signed the redrawn districts into law.
Voting rights advocates are suing Texas over the state's new congressional maps, claiming the maps dilute the vote of communities of color. The federal lawsuit was filed moments after GOP Gov. Greg Abbott signed the redrawn districts into law.
The suspect in a shooting that killed two people and injured four others at a mall in Boise, Idaho, has died, police say. Officers exchanged gunfire with Jacob Bergquist, 27, of Boise, during Monday's deadly violence.
The suspect in a shooting that killed two people and injured four others at a mall in Boise, Idaho, has died, police say. Officers exchanged gunfire with Jacob Bergquist, 27, of Boise, during Monday's deadly violence.
Mort Sahl has died at age 94. The comedian helped pioneer a new, socially minded kind of humor after World War II.
Mort Sahl has died at age 94. The comedian helped pioneer a new, socially minded kind of humor after World War II.
Months before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of an Alabama bus, Black teenager Claudette Colvin was arrested for doing the same.

She never got notice that she finished probation, and at 82 is asking a judge to expunge her record.
Months before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of an Alabama bus, Black teenager Claudette Colvin was arrested for doing the same. 

She never got notice that she finished probation, and at 82 is asking a judge to expunge her record.
An @AP review of internal Facebook documents shows researchers at the company found ways to limit misleading claims about vaccines, but delayed action. #TheFacebookPapers

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An @AP review of internal Facebook documents shows researchers at the company found ways to limit misleading claims about vaccines, but delayed action. #TheFacebookPapers

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Even if Alec Baldwin the actor is not held legally liable for the fatal on-set shooting of a cinematographer, Alec Baldwin the producer could be. Experts say producers of the movie "Rust" could face civil lawsuits and even criminal charges.
Even if Alec Baldwin the actor is not held legally liable for the fatal on-set shooting of a cinematographer, Alec Baldwin the producer could be. Experts say producers of the movie "Rust" could face civil lawsuits and even criminal charges.
BREAKING: FDA advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. The FDA isn’t bound by the recommendation and is expected to make a decision within days. The kid-sized dose is a third of the Pfizer shot that adults received.
BREAKING: FDA advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. The FDA isn’t bound by the recommendation and is expected to make a decision within days. The kid-sized dose is a third of the Pfizer shot that adults received.
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