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Facebook contractor wanted on home fraud charge, suburban homeowners say work not completed - WLS-TV

Todd Liszka's Facebook page, T.J.'s Handyman Service, shows off dozens of videos and pictures of home repair projects that he says were done "very well" and look "very nice." But the I-Team has 13 complaints about his work or lack thereof. "He never ...

Facebook opens special page for users to check if data was stolen - Asahi Shimbun

SAN FRANCISCO--Facebook Inc. is providing updates about a recent incident in which personal information of approximately 29 million users was stolen from its social networking service website. According to Facebook, users who visit a special page ...

Karin Housley blew a chance when Facebook hot take re-emerged - Minneapolis Star Tribune

The president called a porn star “Horseface” on Twitter on Tuesday, and it was only the second-most disappointing thing to happen on social media this week. The biggest disappointment was, of course, the Facebook archive of state senator, U.S. Senate ...

Former Facebook engineer who railed against liberal culture explains why he quit - Fox News

A former senior Facebook engineer who wrote a memo earlier this year decrying the social media giant's "political monoculture" told Fox News on Tuesday night that the company has a "vocal minority" intent on implementing "social justice policies across ...

Man inspired by Facebook to feed over 300 hurricane victims - WKRG News 5

It all started from a Facebook post that inspired Clark to load his truck and head to Donalsonville. Scott made contact with Ricky Hunt, the owner of AAA Motorsports, where they set up a location for locals to come and grab a plate of hot fish. ''I ...

The 10 most popular programming languages, according to the 'Facebook for programmers' - Business Insider

Thousands of programming languages exist, but there are some trusty ones that developers turn to again and again. GitHub, the startup at the center of open-source software development, tracks these programming trends. After all, it's a hub for software ...

What To Do If Your Account Was Caught in the Facebook Breach - EFF

Keeping up with Facebook privacy scandals is basically a full-time job these days. Two weeks ago, it announced a massive breach with scant details. Then, this past Friday, Facebook released more information, revising earlier estimates about the number ...

Colorado's 'Strong Arm' takes on Facebook, files federal lawsuit - Colorado Springs Gazette

... account holders,” an Oct. 11 complaint alleges. “While this information was supposed to be protected, Facebook — without authorization — exposed that information to third parties through lax and non-existent data safety and security policies and ...

Facebook will demote spammy scraper website links in the News Feed - Engadget

Facebook will automatically demote links from websites that post stolen content in the News Feed, according to TechCrunch. The social network has been trying to get its feed under control over the past few years in an effort to strike a balance between ...

Angry Facebook users keep confusing Portland, MI, with Portland, OR - Hawaii News Now

PORTLAND, MI (WXMI/CNN) – There are cities named “Portland” in Maine, Oregon, Texas and Kentucky, just to name a few. A small Michigan town of the same name is taking action to stop the confusion, after officials started getting hateful Facebook ...

Death of black man in police custody hits home at Facebook and in Silicon Valley - USA TODAY

What's different this time, Okobi is a prominent Facebook executive and her grief over her brother's death is striking close to home for employees of the technology giant, where there's been an outpouring of support from top executives including ...

Alumni, students protest selling of WUEV after Facebook post - 14 News WFIE Evansville

A few days ago students, alumni, and faculty saw a Facebook post claiming the University's radio station, WUEV has been sold: University of Evansville Alums and Students: I write this with a heavy heart. One of the University of Evansville's ... Posted ...

Supermarket shopper saved a total stranger's life. Facebook helped the two women connect. -

When Marianne LaPlante walked into the Aldi supermarket on Route 9 in Howell last Friday, she was excited to use her $5 off, grand opening coupon and see what the new grocery store had to offer. The last thing she expected was to be leaving the store ...

Facebook: The Best Opportunity In Tech - Seeking Alpha

In Q3 2018 results, look out for further updates on the monetization of its platforms. Obviously, investors will look for near-term growth rates, but this is the wrong way to think about Facebook. Facebook is undervalued, unquestionably. The question ...

Facebook lured advertisers by inflating ad-watch times up to 900 percent: lawsuit - The Mercury News

Not only did Facebook inflate ad-watching metrics by up to 900 percent, it knew for more than a year that its average-viewership estimates were wrong and kept quiet about it, a new legal filing. . . Tags: Courts · Facebook · Mark Zuckerberg ...

Facebook Finally Admits That Its New Spy Equipment Can Spy on You - Gizmodo

It sounded a little slippery last week, when Facebook announced Portal, a new voice-activated speaker and video chat gadget, and the company said that it would not use data collected through the device to target ads. It was, in fact, very slippery ...

A group of marketers is suing Facebook alleging ad fraud, after digging through 80000 pages of internal documents - Business Insider

In response to the lawsuit, a Facebook spokeswoman said, "This lawsuit is without merit and we've filed a motion to dismiss these claims of fraud. Suggestions that we in any way tried to hide this issue from our partners are false. We told our ...

Wife irked as man reconnects with old partners on Facebook - Aiken Standard

When we met, he was honest, and I was understanding. He didn't keep in touch with any of those females (pre-Facebook). But now he's friends with several of them on Facebook, and while he doesn't "talk" to them, he comments and "likes" many of their posts.

Facebook breach hit 3 million in EU, putting new privacy law to test - CNET

Facebook may have a run-in with Europe's new privacy law. The Irish Data Protection Commission said Tuesday that roughly 3 million Facebook users living in Europe were affected by a data breach at the social network in September, according to CNBC.

MPD: Woman finds stolen items, thief on Facebook Marketplace -

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman does her own detective work to help police find the person who burglarized her Cordova apartment last week. Memphis police said two apartments were broken into on the same day at the Woodchase Apartments and said one of ...

Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

Facebook, Inc.
Facebook New Logo (2015).svg
Type of business Public
Type of site
Social networking service
Available in Multilingual (140)
Traded as
Founded February 4, 2004; 12 years ago (2004-02-04)
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, U.S.
Coordinates 37°29′05″N 122°08′54″W / 37.4848°N 122.1484°W / 37.4848; -122.1484Coordinates: 37°29′05″N 122°08′54″W / 37.4848°N 122.1484°W / 37.4848; -122.1484
Area served United States (2004–05)
Worldwide, except blocking countries (2005–present)
Owner Mark Zuckerberg (53%)
Key people Mark Zuckerberg
(Chairman and CEO)
Sheryl Sandberg
Industry Internet
Revenue Increase US$17.928 billion (2015)
Operating income Increase US$6.225 billion (2015)
Net income Increase US$3.688 billion (2015)
Total assets Increase US$49.407 billion (2015)
Total equity Increase US$44.218 billion (2015)
Employees 15,724 (September 30, 2016)
Subsidiaries Messenger
Oculus VR
Website or
Alexa rank Steady 3 (December 2016)
Registration Required
Users Increase 1.79 billion monthly active users (September 30, 2016)
Current status Active
Written in C++, PHP (as HHVM) and D language

Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

The founders had initially limited the website's membership to Harvard students; however, later they expanded it to higher education institutions in the Boston area, the Ivy League schools, and Stanford University. Facebook gradually added support for students at various other universities, and eventually to high school students as well. Since 2006, anyone age 13 and older has been allowed to become a registered user of Facebook, though variations exist in the minimum age requirement, depending on applicable local laws. The Facebook name comes from the face book directories often given to United States university students.

Facebook may be accessed by a large range of desktops, laptops, tablet computers, and smartphones over the Internet and mobile networks. After registering to use the site, users can create a user profile indicating their name, occupation, schools attended and so on. Users can add other users as "friends", exchange messages, post status updates and digital photos, share digital videos and links, use various software applications ("apps"), and receive notifications when others update their profiles or make posts. Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups organized by workplace, school, hobbies or other topics, and categorize their friends into lists such as "People From Work" or "Close Friends". In groups, editors can pin posts to top. Additionally, users can complain about or block unpleasant people. Because of the large volume of data that users submit to the service, Facebook has come under scrutiny for its privacy policies. Facebook makes most of its revenue from advertisements which appear onscreen.

Facebook, Inc. held its initial public offering (IPO) in February 2012, and began selling stock to the public three months later, reaching an original peak market capitalization of $104 billion. On July 13, 2015, Facebook became the fastest company in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to reach a market cap of $250 billion. Facebook has more than 1.65 billion monthly active users as of March 31, 2016. As of April 2016, Facebook was the most popular social networking site in the world, based on the number of active user accounts. Facebook classifies users from the ages of 13 to 18 as minors and therefore sets their profiles to share content with friends only.