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Severe flooding in Texas, May 2016

Photo: Sister of missing driver in Washington County, Texas, says he posted this photo to Facebook from inside his truck on Thursday; vehicle was found overturned in water Friday morning - @KHOUStephanie

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Facebook expands ads on 3rd party apps, websites to beyond users logged into social media service - Reuters

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Facebook, Microsoft announce plan to lay underwater internet cable providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth across the Atlantic - Wired

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advertising

Facebook to shut Facebook Exchange in drive to focus on mobile-first advertising products - Advertising Week

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Facebook

Facebook sends response letter to Senate Commerce Committee chair on trending topics, says found 'no evidence of systematic political bias' but making changes

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Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on meeting with leading conservatives: 'I know many conservatives don't trust that our platform surfaces content without a political bias. I wanted to hear their concerns personally and have an open conversation about how we can build trust. I want to do everything I can to make sure our teams uphold the integrity of our products.'

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advertising

Facebook says it will help marketers sell and place in-stream and in-article video ads across 3rd-party websites and applications - Wall Street Journal

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Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook trending topics controversy: 'There was a report suggesting that Facebook contractors working on Trending Topics suppressed stories with conservative viewpoints. We take this report very seriously and are conducting a full investigation to ensure our teams upheld the integrity of this product. We have found no evidence that this report is true. If we find anything against our principles, you have my commitment that we will take additional steps to address it. In the coming weeks, I'll also be inviting leading conservatives and people from across the political spectrum to talk with me about this and share their points of view.'

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Facebook

Facebook releases statement on Trending Topics after reports on news selection process; says company 'does not allow or advise our reviewers to discriminate against sources of any political origin, period'

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media

Senate Commerce Committee chair sends letter to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg seeking answers on alleged manipulation of trending news - CNBC

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Facebook issues statement saying 'rigorous guidelines' bar the suppression of political perspectives - @o_ema

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2016 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

RT @CNNPolitics: Obama: Clinton trying to appeal to young voters is like your old relative signing up for Facebook #WHCD https://t.co/vayrb… - @cnnbrk

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Facebook

Facebook says it would add a new class of non-voting stock, which will keep Mark Zuckerberg in control of the company - TechCrunch

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earnings

Facebook reports 60 million new monthly users in last quarter as earnings beat expectations; shares rise after hours - CNBC

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earnings

Facebook reports earnings of 77 cents per share vs expectations of 62 cents; revenues of $5.4 billion vs estimates of $5.26 billion - CNBC

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Sources: Facebook is developing a stand-alone camera app to encourage users to create more photos and videos - Wall Street Journal

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Time (magazine)

Photo: All 6 covers of TIME magazine's '100 Most Influential People' issue, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicki Minaj, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg, Christine Lagarde, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Priyanka Chopra - @TIME

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celebrities

Celebrity gossip publication The Shade Room removed from Facebook for violating its community standards, Facebook spokesperson says - Buzzfeed News

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Facebook Vice President Mike Vernal announces he will leave the company to join Sequoia Capital

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Ecuador earthquakes 2016

Facebook activates 'safety check' feature after Ecuador earthquake

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