Hong Kong's Crackdown on Dissent Hits Facebook Pages

HONG KONG—A national-security crackdown in Hong Kong has extended to Facebook pages on which many workers and residents traded gossip. Several prominent Facebook pages that were used to share anonymous comments about government and educational institutions in Hong Kong have shut down in recent days, following the arrest last week of two men by national-security …

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Shoppers can't believe their eyes after spotting CHRISTMAS trees in Costco

Shoppers can’t believe their eyes after spotting CHRISTMAS trees in stores more than four months early Shoppers have spotted Christmas tree displays at a Costco store in Victoria  Aussie mum Mykayla was shocked and quickly shared the news on Facebook  Stocked in store were small and large trees along with Nutcracker statues  By Carina Stathis …

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Dating expert asks women if they like their partner to plan the first date

An Australian matchmaker and relationship expert has questioned whether women prefer men to plan the first date or if it’s better to collaborate – and the results were surprising. Louanne Ward, who lives in Perth, took to the Facebook page She Said, He Said to query what her followers thought about a first date protocol …

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Texas police attacked woke mob for sharing photo of officer posing for selfie with Kyle Rittenhouse

A Texas police department was rounded on by a woke mob after an officer posted a photograph of himself posing with Kyle Rittenhouse to the force’s Facebook page. In this latest photo, Rittenhouse, who posed with an officer from the Thrall Police Department, could be seen grinning from ear to ear in front of a patrol …

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Watch what you browse! Analyst claims Meta tracking credit card, password details on opening links via Facebook & Instagram

If you click on links which appear on Facebook and Instagram, you must have noticed that you’re taken to the respective website or page, but it’s not via the browser installed on your smartphone, but through Meta’s in-app browser. Well, here’s some news for you. According to a recent report, the default in-app browser on …

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Facebook Marketplace, DoorDash Team Up for Local Deliveries

Drivers for DoorDash are delivering items that consumers purchase from Facebook Marketplace as part of a new partnership between the delivery app and Meta Platforms The deal is an attempt to get more people, especially younger ones, to use Meta-owned Facebook, according to a person familiar with the plan. For DoorDash, the partnership boosts its …

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The Secret Talks That Could Have Prevented the Apple vs. Facebook War

An ongoing dispute over privacy between Apple and Facebook is roiling the digital economy, leading companies to shift billions in ad spending as users continue to limit the data available to advertisers. The feud took off last year, when Apple rolled out iOS 14.5, a version of its mobile operating system that made it easier …

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After WhatsApp, Meta testing end-to-end encryption on Messenger

Meta on Thursday shared an update on its long-awaited plans to bring end-to-end encryption for individual chats on its Messenger app. Facebook has revealed that it is testing secure storage on Messenger, a new feature that allows users to back up end-to-end encrypted chats. “We’re also starting a test of automatic end-to-end encrypted chat threads …

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Single woman shares how she made money off 'cheeky' man who slid into her Facebook direct messages

Single woman’s controversial way to deal with ‘cheeky’ men who hit her up on dating apps – and make some cash! A single woman requested $75 from a man who slid into her direct messages Lina asked a man named Jake for money after he struck up a text conversation Facebook Messenger in the US …

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California Bill Targeting Social-Media Giants for Harm to Children Dies in Legislature

California lawmakers killed a bill Thursday that would have allowed government lawyers to sue social-media companies for features that allegedly harm children by causing them to become addicted. The measure would have given the state attorney general, local district attorneys and city attorneys in the biggest California cities authority to try to hold social-media companies …

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