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No More 'Fake News' on Facebook as Company Launches New Feature

The resource, similar to previous efforts around privacy and security, is basically a notification that pops up for a few days. Facebook says that it's open to paying fact-checkers if that's what it takes to fight fake news. She praised the company for seeking help from outside experts, including academics, researchers and nonprofit journalism organizations. Mosseri said most of the false news content on Facebook is from spammers trying to seek a profit and not, for example, ...

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Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

With the Creators Update , Microsoft promises to offer more ways to play, share and enjoy across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Microsoft has developed a new feature called Night Light and was created to reduce blue light emitted by a screen, which may help you get to sleep easier at night.

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Lawyer: LGBT work bias ruling is 'game changer'

In an 8 to 3 decision by the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, the court reversed a district court's dismissal of a lawsuit in which an employee alleged her employer discriminated against her because she is a lesbian.

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High risk of rip currents, chance of storms today in Charleston

There's a 40 percent chance for rain Tuesday before 1 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies, a high near 55 and north winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tuesday morning's steady rain will taper off to rain showers for afternoon into night, the National Weather Service said.

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Coachella 2017 Live Stream Will Be Available On YouTube

That's not all. A 360-degree mode is also going to be offered for select performances so that viewers can get a more immersive feel of the proceedings. Also being offered is the ability create a personalized viewing schedule which will prompt live stream channels to automatically change to your artist favorites.

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Netflix is looking for a thumbs-up as star ratings fade away

Netflix ratings are still the same in that they are based on viewer habits, not popularity. In a latest update, the traditional star-rating system has now been replaced with a thumbs up and thumbs down styled Netflix ratings system. Netflix released a video explaining the new rating system, which is pretty similar to dating apps like Tinder. This means the platform wasn't using the five stars to convey average ratings, which we've become very acquainted with.