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Tuesday Morning Briefing: Trump's pick is known for saying superiors “want criticism”

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President Donald Trump named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser Monday afternoon. McMaster, a highly regarded military tactician, is known for challenging his superiors. That’s been detrimental to McMaster in the past – he was passed over for promotion to brigadier general twice, in 2006 and 2007 – and some observers wonder how he’ll interact with an administration that hasn’t welcomed criticism.

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company's platform could be the "social infrastructure" for the globe. | Video

Tech, Feb 17 2017

Facebook says Irish challenge to U.S. data transfers 'deeply flawed'

DUBLIN Facebook said on Thursday a legal challenge against the way it transfers EU user data to the United States was "deeply flawed" and should not be referred to the EU's top court because ample privacy protections were already in place.

Tech, Feb 16 2017

Facebook launches app for watching its videos on TV

Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network's users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen.

Tech, Feb 14 2017

Facebook launches app for watching its videos on TV

Feb 14 Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network's users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen.

Top Italian official says Facebook must do more against hate speech

ROME Facebook must do much more to stamp out hate speech on its site, the president of Italy's lower house of parliament said, warning that rising abuse on various social media was being fueled by fake news.

Tech, Italy, Feb 12 2017

Facebook to provide ad data for independent audit

Facebook Inc said it would provide information about ads displayed on its platform for an audit, months after the social network admitted to overstating key ad metrics.

Tech, Feb 10 2017

Facebook to provide ad data for independent audit

Feb 10 Facebook Inc said it would provide information about ads displayed on its platform for an audit, months after the social network admitted to overstating key ad metrics.

Snap's older user base slowly growing ahead of IPO: analyst

Snap Inc's Snapchat lags far behind rival social media outlets Facebook Inc, Instagram and Twitter Inc in reaching older users, but the soon-to-be public company has been growing that crucial audience, analysis by MoffettNathanson of a regulatory filing showed. | Video

Tech, Deals, Twitter Feb 08 2017

Facebook doubles its bereavement leave for employees

Facebook Inc is doubling its bereavement leave for employees and also introducing paid family sick time, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in an internet post.

Tech, Feb 07 2017