Fiery exchanges as politicians scold Facebook, Google and Twitter
Fiery exchanges as politicians scold Facebook, Google and Twitter
Mark Zuckerberg Pledges to Invest in Preventing Abuse on Facebook
02 November, 2017, 00:37
Specifically, CFO David Wehner says Facebook plans for expenses to grow 45 % to 60% in 2018 as Facebook invests in better security to thwart Russian election attackers, more content for its Watch tab of original video, and research for its long-term bets on artificial intelligence, Oculus, and augmented reality.
Neither Facebook, Google, nor Twitter executives were able to tell congressional investigators on Tuesday how much money they made from ads that appeared alongside Russian propaganda.
In case you need another sign that investors aren't too anxious about Facebook's Russian Federation problem: The company's stock closed at an all-time high on Wednesday at $182.66 per share.
That comes after Zuckerberg opened wrote in today's earnings release that "We're serious about preventing abuse on our platforms".
"One witness this committee had said that their strategy is to take a crack in our society and turn it into a chasm", King said, later adding: "We as a society have to realize when we are being conned".
Stephen Ward: 'Blow if Burnley lose Sean Dyche'
Everton moving for Dyche was an assumption made by many, although getting him and Bunrley to agree is quite another matter. His previous managerial job was a season with Watford in the 2011/12 season where they finished 11th in the Championship.
Halloween meal deals and kids-eat-free offers
No Bloomin' Onion, but when if the little goblins (kids) get a Joey Meal on Halloween , they'll get a free dirt cup for dessert. Remember, the deals are valid at participating locations , so checking in advance is always a good idea to avoid disappointment.
Inventor admits to dismembering journalist
He generated attention in 2008 with the launch of Nautilus, which was billed as the world's largest privately built submarine. Her headless torso was found in Koge Bay, south of the Danish capital, 11 days after she disappeared on 10 August.
Tech firms tried to draw attention to work that they were doing to improve and crack down on malicious foreign actors but were shot down in many cases by lawmakers who called their work to vague.
"We're deeply concerned. This is an issue that we talk about constantly", Sean Edgett, Twitter's acting general counsel, said at the hearing. Each general counsel also struggled to name an executive at their company who is specifically tasked with overseeing the threat. Facebook had previously disclosed that 126 million accounts were served that content on Facebook.
All three companies said they saw Russian activity on their platforms as early as the beginning of 2015, before the presidential election kicked off in earnest.
In the past six months, a growing body of evidence has revealed the extent to which the Kremlin used major social media platforms to influence the 2016 presidential election.
In a compelling opening, committee chair Richard Burr (R-N.C.) showed two Facebook groups created by Russians - one called "Heart of Texas" that peddled anti-immigrant messages and one called "United Muslims of America" that promoted Islamic pride. Experts have said that the Russians' goals included promoting discord in the USA and inciting violence.
Dolphins running backs also have been responsible for allowing at least four sacks this year, according to the Miami Herald . He gained just 23 yards on 13 carries, despite on season-long 21-yard rush on his first attempt of the game.
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Denver Broncos are contemplating making a change at quarterback. After all, Klis writes, all SIGNS are pointing to Osweiler replacing Siemian as the starting quarterback.
"Gomez was quickly returned to the operating room after her new kidney started turning around inside her body", NBC News said. That's when Selena told Francia she was in need of a donor, and the wait list was seven to 10 years long.
Beane acknowledged that Buffalo's success played a role in the trade, stating, "If you start 0-7, I'm not sure you trade a pick". He had a spectacular rookie season in which he surpassed the 1,000-yard mark, and averaged over 13 yards a reception.
At Changlang, DC Wayong Khimhun paid tributes to the portrait of Sardar Patel and administered unity pledge to the participants. Sardar Patel was bestowed with the country's highest civilian award posthumously in 1991, 41 years after his death in 1950.
Now it seems the seasoned developer has teamed up with Sony to deliver a Spider-Man game exclusive to the PlayStation 4. Now we know that Miles and Peter will be working together directly, at least in Parker's superhero off hours.
The news that Podesta will be interviewed came after Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted by the same probe. Neither Podesta nor The Podesta Group immediately responded to CNBC's requests for comment.
McDonald's dose of holiday cheer, meanwhile, co-opts the prominent red design that Starbucks has capitalized on since 1977. The design is centered around the theme " give good ", which encourages people to celebrate the holidays with good deeds.
An oil pipeline runs from northern Iraq into Turkey, carrying crude exports which are the principal source of funds for the Kurds. He said "strong KRG is essential to Iraqi long-term stability and to enduring defeat of Islamic State".
Shiraishi allegedly told police he mutilated the bodies and disposed of some of the parts in the rubbish, Kyodo said . In 2015, a man killed five people, including relatives and neighbors, in another knifing spree, according to the AP.
Nadal kicks off Paris quest with top rank
The 21-year-old Chung put up a fearless fight at the Bercy Arena, but a fired-up Nadal proved too hot to handle. The world No. 1 has six ATP singles titles on the year including two Grand Slams.
White House on Mueller Investigation: 'Facts Are on Our Side'
Sanders said that the Trump campaign has always fully cooperated with the investigation, including turning over all of Mr. She affirmed President Donald Trump's stance that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and Russian Federation .
Ohio State, Notre Dame enter top four
Dodd has Notre Dame ranked highest of any one-loss team in the country, behind only Georgia , Alabama and Wisconsin . In 2014, 12-1 Ohio State beat out 11-1 Baylor and 11-1 TCU thanks to a Big 10 championship over Wisconsin.
Cool, sunny day expected Monday
For Tuesday , which is Halloween , highs will be well below normal in the low/ mid-50s with partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. This will be the result of what should be a short-lived cold front that will move through the Abilene area Monday afternoon .
YouTube TV finally gets a home on big screens
Over the new few weeks, apps will also roll out for Smart TVs oif major brands, including LG, Samsung, Sony, along with Apple TV . As of last month, YouTube TV is now available in all top 50 metro areas , covering two-thirds of the US , according to Google.