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Facebook Unexpectedly Plants Its Flag in Crypto-Friendly Switzerland

By CCN: Facebook has reportedly set up a fintech company dubbed Libra Networks in Switzerland. The move clearly correlates with the social media giant’s Project Libra. According to Reuters, the focus of the fintech is on the blockchain, payments, data analytics, and investing. Libra Networks, which was registered in Geneva on May 2, will provide financial and technology services. Also in its wheelhouse will be developing related hardware and software. Another Secret Move Famed investor Michael Novogratz recently called Project Libra “stunningly important” to the crypto space. Given Facebook’s history…

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Facebook’s Secret Crypto Project Faces a Treacherous Self-Inflicted Problem

By CCN: The myriad privacy issues Facebook has been mired in are turning off the very people it wants to hire to help it improve its platform. These are the findings of former recruiters who shared the details with CNBC. You’d think that Facebook would have to beat off people wanting to work at the company. Those leaks, especially the Cambridge Analytica, are not sitting well with job prospects. If this keeps up, it will likely become more challenging for the company to enter the world of cryptos – codename…

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Facebook Hunts E-Commerce, Payment Partners for Crypto Push: Report

By CCN: The crypto community hasn’t scared Mark Zuckerberg away from his cryptocurrency ambitions, at least not yet. New details have emerged in a Wall Street Journal report indicating that Mark Zuckerberg’s company is actively looking to ink deals to back its cryptocurrency payments ecosystem. Facebook is reportedly in discussions with “dozens of financial firms and online merchants” to support the unveiling of its blockchain-based payments network. Facebook is looking to lasso $1 billion for its new cryptocurrency and has been in talks with some major players. Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based…

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Facebook Sets Ugly Precedent by Censoring Alex Jones

By CCN: Facebook announced today that it’s banning some of its most bombastic pundits for violating its policies against dangerous or violent individuals and organizations. Those banned included InfoWars founder Alex Jones and InfoWars lieutenant Paul Joseph Watson. Also booted were Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer, and Louis Farrakhan. In a statement, the company explained: “We’ve always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology. The process for evaluating potential violators is extensive and it is what led us to our decision to remove…

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Facebook Awkwardly Blocks Aussie Restaurant from Bitcoin Payments Ad

By CCN: Origin Kebabs just wanted to let its followers know that four of its Queensland stores now accept bitcoin as a form of payment. Facebook wasn’t having it and blocked the Aussie restaurant from advertising on the social media platform. Someone might want to tell Mark Zuckerberg before he launches his own FaceCoin or they could find themselves in an awkward spot. Origin Kebabs posted: “So we tried to boost our “now we accept bitcoins” post and this is what FB has to say about it.” They pointed to…

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Shareholders Want ‘Dictator’ Zuck Out as Chair, Facebook Defends Him

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By CCN: Facebook shareholders want Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman, saying he runs the social media monopoly “essentially as a dictatorship.” Investors also slammed the tech juggernaut for…

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Is Facebook Racist? Research Suggests Ad Platform Uses Stereotypes

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. New research by the University of Southern California, Northeastern, and a public interest group called Upturn makes an interesting conclusion about Facebook’s ad delivery algorithms: they skew based on racial…

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500 Million Facebook Users Records Unbelievably End Up on Amazon Servers

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By CCN.com: Facebook’s clumsy handling of its users’ data has reached the WTF level. The latest reveal came from cybersecurity firm UpGuard. In a cleverly titled report called “Losing Face:…

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Crypto facebook russia U.S. Business News VKontakte 

Russian Facebook VK Wants to Turn its 100 Million Users into Crypto Fans

VKontakte (also known as “VK”), which is Russia’s version of Facebook, is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency. The project is currently under development, but a final decision has not yet been made. The social media firm wants to create a cryptocurrency that all its users can implement, according to Russian news website RNS. VKontakte claims it has 97 million active monthly users. VK Launched Money Transfer System In 2018 If VKontakte is successful in rolling out its own cryptocurrency, users will be able to earn crypto for sharing interesting…

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Departing Facebook Execs Give Thumbs Down to Zuckerberg’s Latest Plans

Chris Cox. Photo from Facebook. Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox is calling it quits with the company following creative differences with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Joining him is Chris Daniels, who was formerly in charge of the company’s WhatsApp platform. Both were members of Zuckerberg’s inner circle. Their leaving signifies potential turmoil for the company as its focus for the future changes. Moving on to Other Ventures In a recent post, Cox explained that he gave his final orientation to Facebook staffers last Monday. He later wrote: Join CCN…

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