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Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the social network is not going to become a fact checker anytime soon, going so far as to say it won't ban Holocaust deniers.

Google's diversity efforts disappoint

Google needs to do more to boost diversity in its workforce, according to the company’s latest annual report on the tech giant’s makeup.

World Cup 2018: Who are the social media winners?

Soccer fans across the globe are avidly following the World Cup, which kicked off in on Thursday when host nation Russia hammered Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament’s opening game.

Will Cambridge Analytica re-emerge as Emerdata?

Cambridge Analytica's decision to shutter its operations has prompted speculation that the controversial firm may re-emerge as a mysterious new company called Emerdata.

Obama 2012 campaign 'sucked' data from Facebook, former official says

As the controversy over Cambridge Analytics’ alleged misuse of Facebook data grows, other groups’ use of the social network have also been thrust into the spotlight, including President Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential election campaign.

Mysterious lost Maya cities discovered in Guatemalan jungle

Archaeologists have harnessed sophisticated technology to reveal lost cities and thousands of ancient structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, confirming that the Maya civilization was much larger than previously thought.

Is Google's viral art app racist?

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits, but has also sparked concerns about racial bias.

Controversy swirls around viral video of starving polar bear

A video of a starving polar bear recently went viral, tugging at viewers’ heartstrings as the emaciated creature makes its way across an iceless wasteland. Some experts, however, say that the video, which has been seen by millions of people, may not be all that it seems.

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