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Facebook: You post it, we can see it, and that's that

Facebook may protect users from other Facebook members, but it refuses to give users control over what information the company can keep.

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Facebook's new Iowa data center goes modular to grow forever

The company dropped its cluster design for a network fabric with smaller server pods

Facebook pushes for more payments, more targeted ads with new privacy policy

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Users have a week to comment on the proposed changes

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FTC chair wants clearer disclosures to protect privacy

Many consumers are in the dark on how their data is used, the regulator said

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Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million

The deal will make Yahoo's video ad platform the largest in the U.S., it says

Half a billion people now use Messenger, after Facebook forced them into it

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Several months after requiring the app, some users still lament the change

Facebook gives users more ways to filter their feeds

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Users can now see how prominently certain friends or pages appear in their feeds

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Net neutrality advocates: Hybrid approach won't work

A proposal to reclassify only part of broadband service as a regulated utility wouldn't protect consumers, groups say

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China works to rein in online comment threads

Many of the top websites in China have agreed to better regulate their online comment sections

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Facebook will be mostly video in 5 years, Zuckerberg says

Video will appear more prominently in users' feeds over time, the CEO said

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Verizon appears to soften its stance against net neutrality rules

The broadband provider, which sued the FCC over the agency's 2010 rules, says it might not challenge a basic set of regulations

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Facebook reports a 24 percent rise in government requests for user data

The majority of requests targeted users in the U.S.