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An installation placed by SumOfUs outside parliament in Westminster in London, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. A 4-metre-high installation depicting Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash was constructed outside parliament, as Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is due to testify to MPs on how the company puts profits ahead of public safety. The action comes after SumOfUs research revealed Instagram is still awash with posts promoting eating disorders, unproven diet supplements and skin-whitening products.

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse


Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services
In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, a Microsoft computer is among items displayed at a Microsoft store in suburban Boston.

EXPLAINER: Just what are 'The Facebook Papers,' anyway?
This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo in Paris. From complaints whistleblower Frances Haugen has filed with the SEC, along with redacted internal documents obtained by The Associated Press, the picture of the mighty Facebook that emerges is of a troubled, internally conflicted company, where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions are halting at best.

Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India
In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, right, hugs Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif.. Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press, even as the internet giant's own employees cast doubt over the motivations and interests.

Bitcoin tops $66,000, hits high on mainstreaming excitement
This May 12, 2021, file photo shows an advertisement for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin displayed on a tram in Hong Kong.

Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches
In this Sept. 27, 2021 file photo, steam billows out of the cooling towers at a coal-fired power station in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province. The world's facing an energy crunch. Europe is feeling it worst as natural gas prices skyrocket to five times normal, forcing some factories to hold back production. Reserves depleted last winter haven't been made up, and chief supplier Russia has held back on supplying extra. Meanwhile, the new Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline won't start operating in time to help if the weather is cold, and there's talk Europe could wind up rationing electricity. China is feeling it too, seeing power outages in some towns.

In this April 14, 2020, file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Supreme Court has sided with Facebook in a lawsuit over unwanted text notifications it sent, rejecting a claim that the messages violated the federal ban on robocalls. The high court’s ruling for the Menlo Park, California-based social media giant on April 1, 2021, was unanimous.

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build 'metaverse'


NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds
Made in India virus kits boost testing and local industry
Klobuchar, Congress highlight harms of social media
Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn app in China amid scrutiny
William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space


Cyberattacks concerning to most in US, poll says
Facebook unveils new controls for kids using its platforms
Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows
CIA creates working group on China as threats keep rising

Ex-Facebook employee says network hurts kids, fuels division

GM sets to double revenue, lead US in electric vehicle sales

Facebook asks court to dismiss FTC antitrust complaint

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage


Ex-Facebook manager alleges social network fed Capitol riot


European-Japanese space mission gets 1st glimpse of Mercury


Candidates have one week to go in crowded Minneapolis mayoral race
First steps made in Congress to honor pop superstar Prince
Pelicans snap 3-game skid with 107-98 win over Timberwolves

Youth football league moving games from Minneapolis over safety concerns


Longtime MPD detective shares insights from working over 1,000 homicides

Juror names in Chauvin trial to be released next week

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Rosemount; driver in custody

Hmong College Prep Academy board accepts superintendent's resignation

So Minnesota: City of Anoka the 'Halloween Capital of the World'