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Murder Suspect on the Run Taunts Oklahoma Cops with Live Videos

A massive police search is underway for an Oklahoma man suspected of shooting two officers during a violent crime spree. Michael Vance Jr., 38, appeared to taunt police by posting live messages to Facebook.

Israel Meets Facebook Officials Over Incitement Complaints

PERSONAL TECH | By Tia Goldenberg | Sep 13
The Israeli government and Facebook agreed to work together to determine how to tackle incitement on the social media network, a senior Israeli Cabinet minister said Monday.

WhatsApp is Going to Share Your Phone Number With Facebook

By Brandon Bailey | Aug 27
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.

Facebook Hates Ad Blockers So Much It Now Blocks Them

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 14
Facebook is blocking ad blockers on the desktop version of its service, saying well-made, relevant ads can be "useful."

Guess What Happened Next: Facebook Battles 'Clickbait'

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 8
Facebook is taking another stab at ridding users' news feeds of "clickbait," the links and headlines that ask readers to "guess what happened next" but don't provide any useful information.

Israel Takes on Facebook in Battle Against Incitement

PERSONAL TECH | By Tia Goldenberg | Jul 24
Nine months ago, Dareen Tatour posted a poem to Facebook about her frustration over spiking violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Days later, Israeli police banged on her door in the middle of the night and arrested her.

Facebook and Microsoft Team Up for Underwater Cable

Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up to build an underwater cable that will run across the Atlantic Ocean.

Does Facebook Have Better Technology Than the FBI?

Facebook says they can accurately identify a person 98 percent of the time, while the FBI identifies the correct person only 85 percent of the time.

Facebook Tells Thai Users Their Data Not Given to Government

Facebook is seeking to reassure Thai users that it safeguards their private data, after a series of arrests raised concerns the social network had failed to protect personal information from Thailand's military government.

Facebook Shows New Ways to Chat, Stream Video

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Apr 14
Looking for new ways to engage with its audience, Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, shop for shoes and talk with a variety of businesses by sending them direct text messages.

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