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Facebook India managing director Kirthiga Reddy steps down, will return to US in 'next 6-12 months' - Times of India



Appeals court in Paris rules Facebook can be sued for removing French user's account for posting nude painting - AP

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Mark Zuckerberg issues statement in response to board member Marc Andreessen's commentary on Internet.org and colonialism in India, saying comments 'do not represent the way Facebook or I think at all' - Venture Beat

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The managing editor of News Corp's Storyful to leave company to manage journalism partnerships at Facebook - Reuters

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French regulator: Facebook must stop tracking non-users web activity without their consent - Reuters

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Facebook statement on India's ban on differential Internet access pricing: 'While disappointed with the outcome, we will continue our efforts to eliminate barriers and give the unconnected an easier path to the internet and the opportunities it brings' - Venture Beat



India issues regulation against differential pricing for Internet services; move seen as blow to Facebook's 'Free Basics' growth plans - Quartz

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Earthquake hits southern Taiwan, Feb. 5, 2016

Facebook activates its 'safety check' feature for Taiwan, allowing users to let friends and loved ones know they're safe - AP

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Maine, US

RT @DavidWMTW: #BREAKING: @JoeBaldacci drops out of race for Maine's 2nd District, according to Facebook statement. - @WMTWTV


Miami, FL

#BREAKING: Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook https://t.co/XdXuJMCC5o https://t.co/vGyzPlMioS - @wsvn


Miami, FL

South Florida man Derek Medina, who fatally shot wife and put photo on Facebook, sentenced to life in prison - WFOR

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United States

US Vice President Joe Biden to launch Facebook page; launch coincides with World Cancer Day and 12th anniversary of Facebook - ABC News

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: Facebook data shows Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dominated the overall conversation about the Iowa caucuses on Monday from midnight to noon CST. Sanders was the top candidate being discussed in Iowa at 42.2 percent, and Donald Trump came in second at 21.7 percent. The top issues being discussed in the state were the economy, same-sex marriage and State Department emails, Facebook said. - Stephanie

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US gun control debate

Facebook, Instagram to ban users from coordinating private gun sales - New York Times

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More: S&P 500 closes up 0.6%, Nasdaq rises 0.9%; Facebook soars 16% - CNN Money

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Facebook stock ends after-hours trading up 12.1% on surge in mobile ad sales - USA Today

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Facebook shares jump 4% after hours after earnings - USA Today

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Facebook says 1,040,000,000 people use the social network every day - CNBC

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Facebook earnings beat estimates with 4th quarter revenue reported at $5.48 billion vs $5.37 billion - Bloomberg

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Facebook to roll out 'reactions' emoticons as alternative to 'like' button - The Next Web

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