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Missouri lawmaker criticized after wishing for Trump's assassination

A Democratic Missouri state senator is facing calls for her resignation and an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service after posting - and then removing - a Facebook comment saying she wished President Donald Trump would be assassinated.

Facebook tests adding news stories customized to users' interests

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users, as the company continues to search for ways to increase the amount of time that people spend using the world's largest social media network.

Tech, Aug 17 2017

Facebook tests adding news stories customized to users' interests

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 17 Facebook Inc is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users, as the company continues to search for ways to increase the amount of time that people spend using the world's largest social media network.

UPDATE 1-Schibsted's sales outlook not threatened by Facebook launch -CFO

OSLO, Aug 15 Facebook's launch of its Marketplace e-commerce service in 17 European countries this week hit the shares of classified adds group Schibsted on Tuesday, but the Norwegian company said it was unlikely to affect its sales outlook.

Schibsted's revenue outlook not threatened by Facebook launch -CFO

OSLO, Aug 15 Facebook's launch of its Marketplace e-commerce service in 17 European countries is unlikely to impact the revenues of online classified adds provider Schibsted, the Norwegian company told Reuters on Tuesday.

Thai activist jailed for two and a half years for posting BBC article

BANGKOK A Thai student activist was jailed for two and a half years on Tuesday for posting on Facebook a BBC article deemed offensive to Thailand's king, his lawyer said.

World, Thailand, Aug 15 2017

Facebook expands Marketplace trading service across Europe

FRANKFURT Facebook is stepping up its modest moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the U.S. company said on Monday.

Tech, Aug 14 2017

Facebook OKs local firm's launch of Moments-like app in China: New York Times

Facebook Inc, whose social media platform is blocked in China, authorized a local company to launch a photo-sharing application in the country in May, the New York Times reported, citing a person with knowledge of the company's plans.

Tech, China, Aug 11 2017

BRIEF-Facebook approved May debut of photo-sharing app "Colorful Balloons" in China - NYT

* Facebook approved May debut of photo-sharing app "Colorful Balloons" in China; shares look, function, feel of Facebook's moments app - NY Times, citing source

Lithuanian court upholds extradition of man to U.S. in $100 million fraud case

VILNIUS Lithuania's top appeals court on Friday upheld a decision to extradite to the United States a Lithuanian man accused of defrauding Facebook and Google out of more than $100 million.

Tech, World, Aug 11 2017