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  • Why Facebook is key to Sony's movie marketing

    At CES 2017, Sony Pictures, the studio behind the recent hit films 'Passengers,' 'Sausage Party' and 'Ghostbusters,' shared some of the reasons why more and more of its film-marketing budget goes to social networks such as Facebook.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 Jan. 17 03:56
  • Facebook said to create censorship tool to enter China again

    Facebook has reportedly developed a software tool that will help keep certain content away from users’ news feeds in certain geographies, reflecting the company’s apparent willingness to meet Chinese government censorship demands part of the way.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 Nov. 16 14:06
  • 5 things to know about fake news on Facebook, Google

    With presidential election signs coming down from front lawns and voters watching protests on the news, many are wondering if fake news stories on Facebook and Google contributed to Donald Trump's winning the presidency.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 Nov. 16 08:11
  • Facebook working with fact-checkers to weed out fake news

    Returning to the controversy over fake news on the social networking site, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said over the weekend that the company was working with fact-checking organizations to put in place third-party verification of the authenticity of news on its site.

    Written by John Ribeiro21 Nov. 16 14:12
  • Facebook hires new CIO from media giant NBCUniversal

    Atish Banerjea has been the social media company’s CIO since October, according to his LinkedIn profile. His goal? To help Facebook scale globally and, of course, make the world ’more open and connected.’

    Written by Clint Boulton12 Nov. 16 03:18
  • Facebook is bringing artsy neural networks to a phone near you

    Facebook users will be able to record smartphone videos that ape the style of famous artworks with a new feature unveiled Tuesday. Using a technique called style transfer, the feature takes live video and turns it into something that resembles the work of Van Gogh, Picasso and other artists.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank08 Nov. 16 21:00

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