The Facebook Papers

The Facebook Papers: What’s you need to know   New documents — the Facebook Papers — are bringing more clarity to the social media giant’s problems and reinforcing a whistleblower’s claim that the platform profited off the spread of false information and relies on an algorithm that pushes fake news […]

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Tens Of Millions Of Filthy, Used Gloves Imported Into The US

Trash bags stuffed full of used medical gloves, some visibly soiled, some even blood-stained, litter the floor of a warehouse on the outskirts of Bangkok. Nearby is a plastic bowl, filled with blue dye and a few gloves. Thai officials say migrant laborers had been trying to make the gloves […]

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Microsoft To Shut Down LinkedIn In China

For Chinese regulators, even a censored US-based social network was too much.   Microsoft is shutting down its main LinkedIn service in China later this year as Beijing tightens its internet rules.   Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch, […]

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McDonald’s Giving Out Free Meals To Teachers and Staff This Week Across The Country

Teachers are going to get a little extra lovin’ this week with free breakfast “Thank You” meals from McDonald’s as a token of appreciation. Any educator, including teachers, administrators, and school staff can go to McDonald’s from October 11 to October 15 to receive their breakfast meal, McDonald’s said in […]

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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Suffer Worldwide Outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms are back online after a massive global outage plunged the services and the businesses and people who rely on them into chaos for hours   Facebook Inc. blamed a global service outage that kept its social media apps offline for much of Monday […]

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Horrifying Facts From the Facebook Whistleblower’s New Interview

You knew Facebook was making the world shittier, but it’s so much worse than you realized. A Facebook whistleblower who brought internal documents detailing the company’s research to The Wall Street Journal and the U.S. Congress unmasked herself ahead of an interview she gave to “60 Minutes,” which aired Sunday […]

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Walt Disney World is Celebrating its 50th Birthday

How Walt Disney World is celebrating its 50th birthday: fireworks, kites and tentacle cocktails   Believe it or not, Walt Disney World is just now celebrating its golden anniversary. While the Walt Disney Company dates back to the 1920s, the Orlando theme park first opened its gates 50 years ago […]

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COVID Antiviral Pill

Merck says it has first antiviral pill found to be effective against COVID Molnupiravir is an experimental antiviral drug which is orally active and was developed for the treatment of influenza. It is a prodrug of the synthetic nucleoside derivative N4-hydroxycytidine, and exerts its antiviral action through introduction of copying […]

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Bitcoin Price Jumps After U.S. Says It Has No Plans to Ban Crypto

Worries over regulation have kept a lid on cryptocurrency prices in recent months Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies jumped suddenly Friday, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. didn’t have plans to ban cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin rose 10.8% from its 5 p.m. ET value on Thursday to $48,109.69, […]

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First Digital-Only Dunkin’

Dunkin’ opens first digital-only store in Boston All orders are placed via app or kiosk. Forget making small talk while ordering your iced coffee: Dunkin’s new Boston store ensures you won’t have to talk to a single human being when placing your order. On Tuesday, Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ will celebrate the […]

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