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Exclusive: Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

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WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is "very dangerous" for social media companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc to silence voices on their services.

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger - sources

SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance. | Video

World, Tech, Aug 17 2018

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims and widespread human rights abuses across the Southeast Asian nation.

World, Myanmar, United Nations, Aug 17 2018

U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run

NEW YORK The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap 'FANG' names - Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc - has led to a shift, albeit slight, into value stocks.

Tech, Wealth Aug 17 2018

Thursday Morning Briefing

Qatar offers Turkey aid to support a rise in the lira, Trump revokes the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan and scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide.'

Myanmar, Afghanistan, Turkey, Aug 16 2018

Facebook says it was 'too slow' to fight hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

World, Tech, Myanmar, Aug 16 2018

UPDATE 1-Facebook says it was “too slow” to fight hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON, Aug 16 Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Facebook says it was “too slow” to fight hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON, Aug 16 Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Special Report: Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told U.S. senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The situation was dire.

Myanmar, Special Reports Aug 15 2018

SPECIAL REPORT-Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar, Aug 15 In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told U.S. senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The situation was dire.