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Facebook Introduces Measures to Tackle Fake News in Germany

Jan 18
Facebook says it's introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election.

Facebook Takes On a Bigger Role in Journalism

By Barbara Ortutay | Jan 15
Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at strengthening its ties with media organizations to help them expand their audiences, come up with new products and generally promote trusted news in today's "post-truth" era.

Report: Facebook's Unmanned Aircraft Crashed in Test Flight

Dec 25
An unmanned aircraft that is part of Facebook's plan to send internet signals to remote parts of the world crash-landed in the Arizona desert over the summer because of strong winds, investigators said.

Families of Pulse Nightclub Victims Sue Facebook, Google and Twitter

Dec 22
Families of the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting are suing Facebook, Google and Twitter. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN with more on the civil suit.

Germany Threatens to Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech

By Frank Jordans | Dec 20
German officials are stepping up their criticism of Facebook, saying the social network is doing too little to stop hate speech and could face stiff fines unless it deletes illegal content faster.

Facebook Gets Serious About Fighting Fake News

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 18
Facebook will focus on the "worst of the worst" offenders and partner with outside fact-checkers and news organizations to sort honest news reports from made-up stories that play to people's passions and preconceived notions.

Facebook's Plan to Crack Down on Fake News Too Late?

Nov 24
Facebook is promising changes to fight the spread of misinformation and fake news on the social network.

Facebook Boosts Efforts to 'Do Good' with New Tools

By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 20
Facebook is offering new tools for charity fundraising, for marking yourself safe during a crisis and for helping others - or asking for help - after a natural disaster.

Facebook Buys Pittsburgh-Based Facial Analysis Software Firm

Nov 18
Facebook has bought a facial analysis software firm linked to Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, a move that will help the social media giant boost its artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition technology.

Zuckerberg: 'Crazy' to Say Facebook Influenced Election

By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 13
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the idea that fake news spread on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election is "crazy."

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