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US regulators eyeing record fine for Facebook

By Tony Romm and Elizabeth Dwoskin | Washington Post WASHINGTON – U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users’ personal data, according to three people familiar with the deliberations but not authorized to speak on […]

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Would calling for murder get Trump banned from Twitter? CEO Jack Dorsey won’t say.

By Antonia Noori Farzan | The Washington Post It happens like clockwork: President Donald Trump logs on to his favorite social media site and starts tweeting. Immediately, Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey is flooded with responses begging him to deactivate Trump’s account – a request that has been echoed by at least one […]

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Magid: Pros, cons of 10-year challenge meme

There has been a lot of commentary on the privacy implications of the “10 year challenge” that’s been popular this month on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This latest meme has people posting pictures of themselves now and from 10 years ago. In some cases — especially celebrities — it’s a way of bragging about how […]