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FaceBook Wakes up to Ban ‘Hoax’ News Stories but Allows ‘Satire’

Facebook Inc, which has introduced news features a year ago is realizing that news domain is not fair and often misused by “hoax” perpetrators spreading them like viral all over its massive 1.35-billion member-base of online social network. The company has announced that it will introduce a feature allowing Facebook users to flag a story as “purposefully fake or deceitful ...

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India Tops FaceBook List of ‘Content Restriction’ Requests in 2014 First Half, Turkey, Pakistan Next

India still tops with over 4,960 requests for “Content Restriction” in the first half o f 2014, said Facebook in its report, while Turkey with its sensitive Ottoman Empire culture comes second, followedby neighbour Pakistan. Facebook had restricted content as per the requests made by the government officials and India’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), mostly related to criticism of ...

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