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Greenville, SC, US

JUST IN: Lockdown lifted at Greenwood High after Facebook message was misinterpreted, deputies said. https://t.co/wvLt1CFTwy - @foxcarolinanews


2016 US elections

Editor's note: Donald Trump is planning to hold a Facebook Live broadcast at 8:30 p.m., just before he's scheduled to join Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas at the third presidential debate. We'll watch for updates. - Rebecca

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Report: Facebook, Twitter are considering bids for media rights to India's cricket league - Reuters

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Facebook announces support for scheduled live streams to make live video more like TV - Variety

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2016 US elections

CNN on reported leak of town hall question: 'Given that our broadcast partners for the town hall at TV One sent this question to us the day AFTER it appeared in Donna's email, we have every reason to believe it came from them' - Politco

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2016 US elections

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on if she'd consider taking position in government if Hillary Clinton wins election: 'I'm staying at Facebook' - Reuters

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American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU calls on social media firms to 'live up to their principles and policies by protecting users of all backgrounds engaging in political and social discourse,' cut off access to developers who have law enforcement clients

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Facebook launches Workplace, a competitor to Slack messaging service - Recode

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Facebook launches standalone 'Events' discovery and calendar app, company announces

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Hurricane Matthew (2016)

Facebook has activated its safety check feature for Hurricane Matthew - Hurricane Channel

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Facebook launches new Marketplace app for users to buy, sell items in US, UK, Australia, New Zealand

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Facebook launches lighter version of Messenger app to emerging markets; Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Venezuela 1st in rollout - ZDNet

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eBay shares sharply fall 2.8% in pre-market trading as Facebook announces new 'Marketplace' feature - CNBC

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Train crash at Hoboken station, Sept. 29, 2016

Facebook turns on 'Safety Check' feature for train crash in Hoboken, NJ - WNBC

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Seattle, WA, US

The 'Barefoot Bandit,' who gained a large Facebook following and signed a movie deal after a crime spree across 9 states, is transferred to Seattle work release facility - Q13Fox

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Bethel Heights, AR, US

Bethel Heights PD fires part-time officer over Facebook comments about Black Lives Matter https://t.co/EIt378EiNJ #breaking - @4029news



#BREAKING Report: Chargers’ Manti Te'o tears Achilles, out for season. Full coverage on @BoltsOnTap LIVE on Facebook at 12:30 p.m. today. - @10News



Facebook says it gave advertisers inflated video metrics, but has fixed 'discrepancy' - Bloomberg

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Yahoo hack 2016

Sources: Ex-Yahoo security chief, now at Facebook, tried to get company to act faster - Recode

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Claiborne County, TN, US

#BREAKING: Claiborne County student charged with making Facebook clown threat #WATE https://t.co/M8vWeg6n3B - @6News