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Eric Bolling says it's 'beyond inappropriate' for Bill O'Reilly to mention son's death

Bill O'Reilly suggested Eric Bolling's son died because of sexual-harassment allegations against his father. Bolling fired back shortly after.

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Facebook research automatically creates an avatar from a photo

 Creating avatars. Who’s got time for it?! Computers, that’s who. You’ll never have to waste another second selecting your hair style, skin tone or facial hair length if this research from Facebook finds its way into product form.R

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Facebook is testing burying posts from media outlets in a separate News Feed — unless they pay (FB)

With the new Explore tab, Facebook is currently testing a change that would force news publishers to pay for their posts to be shown in News Feed.

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CNN has released a new ad campaign punching back at Trump

CNN has a new advertising campaign called "Facts First."

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Jimmy Carter defends Trump in a wide-ranging New York Times interview

Former President Jimmy Carter opened up about his views on politics and cultural clashes in the Trump era.

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The advertising industry has been living a lie

COMMENTARY: Brands have deluded themselves into believing the dream of 'the long tail.' Yet the idea of blasting ads on thousands of sites makes little sense.

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GitHub’s scandalized ex-CEO returns with Chatterbug

 Translation earbuds might eliminate some utilitarian reasons to know a language, but if you want to understand jokes, read poetry, or fall in love in a foreign tongue, you’ll have to actually learn it. Unfortunately, products like Rosetta Stone

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Antisocial media?

 As Facebook finds itself publicly on the hook for enabling Russian agents to spread divisive propaganda via its platform, be it in the form of fake news, ‘dark ads’, issue pushing Facebook pages, and even political rallies organized

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White supremacists who beat people up at rallies are escaping police custody — so media outlets are unmasking them

Members of California's Rise Above Movement got into violent altercations during the protests in Charlottesville and Berkeley. But police aren't investigating.

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Republicans are freaking out about a new report tying Hillary Clinton to a Russian uranium deal

President Donald Trump revived a story about a uranium deal with tangential ties to Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration.

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Obama says the current political climate sometimes feels like the '19th century'

Former President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail for the first time since leaving office.

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Facebook is now testing paywalls and subscriptions for Instant Articles

 A few months ago we reported that Facebook may begin testing paywalls and subscriptions for Instant Articles beginning in October. Well now it’s October, and surprise – Facebook has started testing subscription support for instant art

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Some of the fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia also used the Messenger app (FB)

A "small number" of the nearly 500 fake accounts Facebook disclosed as being linked to Russian actors used the company's Messenger app as well.

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Poll shows that nearly half of Americans think the media makes up stories about Trump

A new survey showed that nearly half of Americans believed that the media fabricated stories about President Donald Trump.

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Facebook officially rolls out its discovery-focused ‘Explore Feed’

 Facebook’s tests of an alternative News Feed dubbed the “Explore” feed have progressed to a full rollout, the company now confirms. Previously available on mobile devices in the main navigation, Facebook’s new Explore Feed is

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Netflix's foray into merchandising could be a multi-billion dollar business

Merchandising has proven to be a successful cash cow for other media companies, and Netflix is primed to earn the big bucks through a new deal with Target.

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Twitter is done with hate symbols and violent groups

 Twitter, a platform infested with trolls, hate and abuse, can be one of the worst places on the Internet. As a followup to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweetstorm last week, in which he promised to crack down on hate and abuse by implementing more

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WeChat begins censoring users ahead of China’s National Party Congress

 Expect to see plenty of censorship news coming out of China over the next week. The country’s National Congress is a hugely influential political summit that takes place every five years, and includes the selection of central party leadership.

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This epic presentation forecasts the future of tech and media

Michael Wolf, a former Yahoo board member and McKinsey partner, has released his latest slide deck predicting the future of the tech and media industries.

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A reporter confronts Greek prime minister at press conference with Trump over past comments calling him 'evil'

Fox News asked Alex Tsipras to reflect on his comments from March 2016, in which he said he hoped "we will not face this evil."

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Facebook’s Building 8 head, Regina Dugan, is leaving the company

 Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led the company’s secretive Building 8 hardware lab, is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role. Dugan detailed in a Facebook post that she would be leaving to focus on “building and leadin

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How Fox Business is beating CNBC by embracing politics

Fox Business Network is beating CNBC in the ratings as it embraces political coverage.

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One simple chart shows why Facebook just bought an anonymous chat app for teens (FB)

Facebook has either created, bought, or tried to buy most of the top apps in the App Store.

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FCC chair rebukes Trump after broadcast 'license' threats

Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai corrected President Donald Trump's assertion that the government take away NBC News' broadcast license.

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Fox is letting people watch fewer ads on TV using a trick adapted from the internet

Fox wants to help people choose to watch fewer ads on TV. Marketers like Trident and Clorox to test Fox's new engagement ads, which promise fewer...

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Trump doubles down on criticism of Obama over Gold Star families

President Donald Trump seemed to double down on his claim that President Barack Obama didn't call the families of service members killed in combat.

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UK spies using social media data for mass surveillance

 Privacy rights group Privacy International says it has obtained evidence for the first time that UK spy agencies are collecting social media information on potentially millions of people. Read More

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Twitter introduces a new video-centric ad format

 While there’s a larger debate swirling around Twitter’s problems with abuse and harassment, the business side of the business is still chugging along. Today, the company is unveiling a new ad format called the Video Website Card, which i

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