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Facebook admits ‘malicious actors’ spread misinformation during the 2016 U.S. election

Data leaks US elections
TNW

Facebook now lets Pages make money from people who steal their videos

TNW , The Verge , PhoneArena

Google and Facebook scammed out of $100M in elaborate phishing attack

Earnings
The Guardian

Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme

PhoneArena

Facebook launches Messenger Lite app in 150 additional countries

Mobile devices
Business Insider

Facebook and YouTube have the most annoying ads, according to a new survey

Advertising
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‘10 Concerts’ Facebook Meme May Reveal More Than Musical Tastes

The Verge

The most important part of Facebook's disinformation strategy is what it leaves out

Bloomberg

Ex-Google Engineer Builds $1.5 Billion Startup in 21 Months

Asia
TechCrunch , Re/code

Facebook lets content owners claim ad earnings of pirated videos

TechCrunch , GSMArena.com , TNW

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 132 more countries

The Verge , TechCrunch , HuffPost Tech , +2

Facebook says it will crack down on government-led misinformation campaigns

Data leaks Privacy US elections
TechCrunch , TNW

Government requests for Facebook user data up 9% in second half of 2016, but content restrictions declined

The Verge

Facebook is working with Live Nation to make organizing concert tours easier

Bloomberg

How Sheryl Sandberg’s Sharing Manifesto Drives Facebook

Wired

Facebook's Race to Link Your Brain to a Computer Might Be Unwinnable

Business Insider , CNN Tech

Facebook says it will crack down on government-backed propaganda operations

TNW

Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life. Here's what it knows

The Verge

A UK band got 100,000 new likes on Facebook after hackers turned it into a viral video dump

Re/code

Recode Daily: Mark Zuckerberg looks at the dark side of Facebook