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Financial Expert Taking Facebook to UK Court over Fake Ads

UK Academic Says Data Firm Helped Trump Campaign Spread Fear

A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

By Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien | Apr 24
Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress, but YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 24
If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.

Warming, Not Cooling, Donated Livers May Improve Transplants

Warming, Not Cooling, Donated Livers May Improve Transplants

By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 23
Surgeons pack donated organs on ice while racing them to transplant patients but it may be time for a warmer approach.

Facebook Introducing More Privacy Safeguards

Facebook Introducing More Privacy Safeguards

By Danica Kirka | Apr 22
Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules designed to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.

Maryland Bill Seeks Transparency in Online Political Ads

Maryland Bill Seeks Transparency in Online Political Ads

By Brian Witte | Apr 22
In the wake of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Maryland is close to enacting a law that some experts say would set a new standard for how states deal with foreign interference in local elections.