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11.14.16
Facebook didn't stop fake news because it's afraid of conservatives
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Facebook didn't stop fake news because it's afraid of conservatives

Update to the social network would have disproportionately removed right wing-appealing stories.

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11.13.16
Mark Zuckerberg: over 99 percent of Facebook content is authentic
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Mark Zuckerberg: over 99 percent of Facebook content is authentic

At the same time, a leak shows that leadership questioned Facebook's influence on the election.

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05.13.16
Alien sex tapes, robot rape and the evolution of consent
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Alien sex tapes, robot rape and the evolution of consent

Yacht’s 'sex tape' was more than a tasteless PR stunt.

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03.20.15
Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution
03.20.15

Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution

A user from California recently put Facebook's suicide prevention feature to test. According to a...

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01.20.15
Facebook is clamping down on the number of hoaxes in your News Feed
01.20.15

Facebook is clamping down on the number of hoaxes in your News Feed

Sure, I've clicked on a link from Facebook only to discover it was a hoax. Don't judge me. In an e...

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09.30.14
Is this wrist-worn smartphone on Indiegogo a hoax or a fever dream?
09.30.14

Is this wrist-worn smartphone on Indiegogo a hoax or a fever dream?

One downside of Indiegogo's lax attitude to projects is that there's no requirement for a prototyp...

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05.05.14
Apple's heart rate monitoring headphones were a hoax
05.05.14

Apple's heart rate monitoring headphones were a hoax

Remember a couple of days ago when the internet was going all frothy-mouthed over a rumor that App...

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12.12.13
Dear wannabe Bitcoin miners: If it seems too good to be true, it's probably 4Chan
12.12.13

Dear wannabe Bitcoin miners: If it seems too good to be true, it's probably 4Chan

The allure of Bitcoin is understandable. In the past, the digital currency's price has fluctuate...

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