Facebook Inc - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Facebook Inc Suicide online: Facebook aims to save lives with new actions ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook's CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives. The... Mon, 08 May 2017 23:25:00 GMT 2017-05-08T23:25:00Z Video of girl's suicide attempt helped rescuers to save her ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video on Facebook Live of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough to help sheriff's deputies save her. It underscores Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion that keeping such videos online can allow friends and others to intervene in real time - and save lives. The 15-... Mon, 08 May 2017 17:26:00 GMT 2017-05-08T17:26:00Z Facebook tops Street 1Q forecasts MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $3.06 billion. On a per-share basis, the Menlo Park, California-based company said it had profit of $1.04. This is above the 87 cents per share that analysts polled by FactSet had expected. The social media company posted revenue of $8.03 billion ... Wed, 03 May 2017 22:17:00 GMT 2017-05-03T22:17:00Z Facebook ramps up its response to violent videos NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material — including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech and extremist propaganda — off of its site. On Wednesday, the world's biggest social network said it plans to hire 3,000 more people to review videos and other posts after getting ... Wed, 03 May 2017 22:11:00 GMT 2017-05-03T22:11:00Z Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video. The video showed 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay killing his child by hanging her at an abandoned hotel.... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:55:00 GMT 2017-04-26T10:55:00Z Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live BANGKOK (AP) — A man in Thailand upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said. Police Col. Jirasak Siemsak said officers found the bodies of 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and the baby in an abandoned hotel in Phuket province after receiving reports of the video. "He felt n... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:18:00 GMT 2017-04-26T02:18:00Z 4 things to know about Equal Pay Day NEW YORK (AP) — Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Here's what you need to know: — Equal Pay Day was created 21 years ago by the National Committee on Pay Equity. It is held in April to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:06:00 GMT 2017-04-04T17:06:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 19, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Enlight, Lightricks Ltd. 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5. NBA 2K17, 2K 6. OK Golf, Oki... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:13:00 GMT 2017-02-21T19:13:00Z Facebook beats Street 4Q earnings, revenue forecasts MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook blew past Wall Street's expectations yet again with its quarterly earnings report, despite some concerns that its "ad load," or the number of advertisements it can show users without clogging up their feed, has reached its limit. Facebook on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.56 billion, up sharply from $1.... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 22:36:00 GMT 2017-02-01T22:36:00Z NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks NEW YORK (AP) — The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter for facilitating communications among terrorists. Twitter says it has suspended hundreds of thousands of user accounts in the past 18 months for threatening or promoting acts of terrorism. But that isn't... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:36:00 GMT 2017-01-19T17:36:00Z The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 1, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Assassin's Creed Identity, Ubisoft 4. NBA 2K17, 2K 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:16:00 GMT 2017-01-03T18:16:00Z Facebook gets serious about fighting fake news NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network. It will focus on the "worst of the worst" offenders and partner with outside fact-checkers and news organizations to sort honest news reports from made-up stories that play to people's passions and preconceived notions. The social ne... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 03:30:00 GMT 2016-12-16T03:30:00Z