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Facebook Reverses on Paid Political Messages That Aren’t Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook decided Friday to allow a type of paid political message that had sidestepped many of the social network's rules governing political ads, in a reversal that highlights difficulties tech companies and regulators have in keeping up with ...
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Video Edited to Suggest Biden Made Racist Remark

A video of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was selectively edited to falsely suggest he made racist remarks during a recent speech made the rounds Thursday on social media, raking in more than ...
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Cheers, Tears, Prayers for 2020: A New Decade Is Ushered In

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: Australia More than ...
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AP-NORC/USAFacts Poll: Social Media a Political News Paradox

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — It's one of America's leading sources for news about the government, yet also among the least trusted. Social media, a new poll finds, is America's political news paradox. Julie Ferguson, an occupational therapist in central Washi...