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Facebook Shut Down the Group Planning to Trash Black Panther’s Viewer Ratings

Yesterday, news made the rounds of a Facebook group—purportedly run by the same person who took credit for attacking Star Wars: The Last Jedi's user ratings on review site Rotten Tomatoes—that was aiming to bring down user review scores for Marvel's Black Panther later this month. Despite the administrator's seeming glee at all the news coverage, it has come back to bite them: Facebook has removed the page.

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Facebook Is Filling Its “Jail” With Women Instead of the Men Harassing Them

Women are getting harassed on a daily basis on Facebook, and Facebook is ignoring them. Now they're speaking up, even just with hyperbolic jokes, and Facebook is silencing them.

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Strangers: One of the Best Shows on Television Is Actually on Facebook

Despite the inherent benefit of being able to clog our timelines with their videos, Facebook has been strangely ineffective with marketing their new streaming platform. Or at least, that's what I'm gathering from number of people I've heard discussing the site's show Strangers, which is close to zero. That's unfortunate, because Strangers is hands down one of the very best new shows this fall.

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Free Speech So Important, the DOJ Is Demanding Info on Members of an Anti-Trump Facebook Group

As we all know, issues of free speech are of the utmost importance to the current U.S. government. Which is why the Department of Justice is trying to force Facebook to disclose information about thousands of people who "liked" an Anti-Trump page. Because you're allowed to freely share your beliefs...as long as they're in support of your President. Or white supremacy.

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Facebook’s Virtual Reality Dating Show Is Pretty Fun, but Maybe Not Multiple-Episode Fun

Proof that a bad date is a bad date, even when you're taking the form of a dinosaur.

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Artificial Intelligence Invents New Language Humans Can’t Understand

In an artificial intelligence (AI) experiment at Facebook, two AIs began chatting to each other in a more efficient version of English that the human researchers couldn't decipher. Let the plot to overthrow humanity begin!

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Honest Trailers’ Take on The Social Network Deserves a Million Likes

Honest Trailers takes on The Social Network, that one movie that the world couldn't seem to get enough of, just like the social network that lies at the heart of the movie: Facebook.

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Mark Zuckerberg Whitesplains Diversity to Black College Students in North Carolina

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has been on a tour of all 50 U.S. states to reach out to folks outside of Silicon Valley and learn a little more about what their lives are like —and how they feel about things like community and tech, presumably to make Facebook better at serving them. However, at a recent stop at a university in North Carolina, a discussion about diversity became uncomfortable to watch.

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Secret U.S. Marine Facebook Page Shared Nude Photos of Female Colleagues Without Their Consent

The U.S. military has a long history of misogyny, sexual assault, and gender inequality within its ranks, and it seems that this type of behavior and disregard for its female members extends to life outside the armed forces, too. Today, we learned that many Marines are semper fi to misogyny as we learned about a Facebook group where male Marines, both current and retired, posted and shared nude images of female colleagues.

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Save Yourselves: Facebook Launches Initiative to Combat Fake News Ahead of French Election

As France heads into its own presidential election, Facebook and Google redouble their efforts to combat fake news.

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Nearly 100 of U.S.’s Biggest Companies (Facebook, Google, More) Filed a Court Motion Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

How's that whole "businessman president" thing going?

One of Donald Trump's key redeeming points was supposed to be that he could run our country like a business, whatever that vague nonsense means, but our actual business leaders are extremely unhappy with what he's doing so far—an impressive feat at just over two weeks in office.

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Things We Saw Today: Free Nazi-Punching Film Festival in Brooklyn Tomorrow

Punch will also be served. The drink kind, not the fist kind. Unless you're a Nazi.

Sit back, relax, and watch some Nazi-punching.

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Things We Saw Today: Patton Chen’s Figure Skating Recreations of Yuri!!! on Ice Routines

Patton Chen, a Chinese figure skater and a big fan of the anime Yuri!!! On Ice, has been recreating routines from the show and putting them on his YouTube channel.

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The Horrific Facebook Live Assault Had Nothing to Do With #BlackLivesMatter, and Saying It Did Only Undermines the Tragedy

Equating the two dangerous. It's also a complete disservice, not just to the Black Lives Matter movement, but to the victim of this horrible tragedy. It robs him of his humanity and turns him into propaganda.

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Here’s How Stranger Things Brought the Demogorgon to Life Because You Don’t Need Sleep in 2017

Now that we're inching closer to season two (an official return date still unknown), the team behind the show is giving you a closer look at what it takes to bring the monster to life.

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The Pantsuit Nation Facebook Group Is Becoming a Book, and a Lot of People Are Really Pissed Off

There's definitely a problem, but what exactly is it?

You want to create a group where feminism is the conversation? Awesome! You've found a way to make money off of that idea without taking anyone's ideas and words without permission? Right on! But the blatant lack of interest in anyone who wants more, or to feel included in this project that is supposed to be based entirely in inclusion—well, it's hard to feel good about giving them money for that, isn't it?

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Full Frontal Interviews a Self-Described “Fake News Provider” About Satirizing the News

We've all heard the uproar about "fake news" affecting voters' choices ever since the election, and the conversation about who bears responsibility for disseminating inaccurate news has begun.

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Facebook Internet Drone Crash Is Under Investigation by National Transportation Safety Board

Facebook is still hard at work trying to bring the Internet—and Facebook—to everyone around the world, and their latest plan involves solar powered drones that would fly around on their own to carry signals to remote locations. You may have seen an ad from Facebook talking up the drone's abilities, but after its test flight ended in a crash over the summer, it's now under investigation for safety concerns.

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Mark Zuckerberg Outlines What Facebook Is Doing to Combat the Fake News Problem It Supposedly Doesn’t Have

Shortly after 2016's presidential election, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg denied that "fake news," a.k.a. "propaganda," had any effect on the election. Then, in a big show of bipartisan togetherness, we all had a solid laugh at the idea that patently false and misleading content doesn't regularly make the rounds on Facebook, and now they're doing something about it.

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Monday Cute: The Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary Facebook Page Is Purest, Kindest Site on the Internet

The Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary in Mount Juliet, Tennessee is a pure gem.

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