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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 30 2017

Ex-Twitter worker claims responsibility for Trump's account shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO A German man has come forward as the former Twitter Inc employee who shut down the account of U.S. President Donald Trump for 11 minutes this month on his last day of work at the social network.

Nov 29 2017

Facebook suspends ability to target ads by excluding racial groups

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers on its social network to exclude racial groups from the intended audience of ads while it studies how the feature could be used to discriminate.

Nov 27 2017

Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network said on Monday.

Nov 22 2017

Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

Nov 10 2017

Video games could be next for Snapchat, China's Tencent says

(This version of the Nov 9 story corrects name of Tencent gaming unit to Riot Games in paragraph 16)

Nov 07 2017

Snapchat launches redesign as growth disappoints Wall Street

Snap Inc is redesigning its disappearing-message app Snapchat in an attempt to reach a broader audience, going back to the drawing board as Wall Street clobbered it for another quarter of slowing user growth.

Nov 02 2017

Facebook pressured to notify people who saw Russian posts

WASHINGTON Facebook Inc received several tongue-lashings during U.S. congressional hearings this week, but the world's largest social network also got an assignment: Figure out how to notify tens of millions of Americans who might have been fed Russian propaganda.


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