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FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he is considering taking the electric car maker private. Tesla’s stock spiked Tuesday, Aug. 7, after Musk made the abrupt announcement in a terse tweet. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
August 07, 2018 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Tuesday that he is considering taking the electric car maker private, causing the company's stock to spike. In keeping with his unorthodox style, Musk made the out-of-the blue announcement in a terse tweet. He said he may take the company private at $...
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A resident inspects a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands left homeless by the powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok sheltered Monday night in makeshift tents as authorities said rescuers hadn't yet reached all devastated areas. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
August 06, 2018 - 9:19 pm
MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local): 9:00 a.m. Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque that collapsed in northern Lombok during Sunday night's powerful earthquake. Video shot by a soldier on Monday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages belonging to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for violating its hate speech and bullying policies. The social media giant said in a statement Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 that it also blocked Jones' account for 30 days because he repeatedly posted content that broke its rules. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
August 06, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major tech companies have begun to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their services, reflecting a more aggressive enforcement of policies against hate speech and misinformation following protests on social media. Facebook has taken down four pages belonging to Jones...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook reports financial results Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Facebook says it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data. Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March 2018 that data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed user data. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 20, 2018 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data. Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March...
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July 18, 2018 - 10:44 am
Social media hearing turns into a partisan show. Republican congressman from Arizona sounds off on 'America's Newsroom.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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June 21, 2018 - 12:08 pm
City of Wichita officials will host a Social Media Budget Town Hall from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 in Training Room I on the 9th floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main. Mayor Jeff Longwell and City Council Members are expected to attend. Planned budget topics for Thursday's town hall include...
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May 27, 2018 - 7:53 pm
A tweet from the Topeka Police Department about a shoplifter who dropped their phone at the Wanamaker street Best Buy gathered hundreds of likes and shares when it posted Saturday night. According to Lieutenant Jerry Monasmith of the Topeka Police Department, the tweet was sent into the land of...
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March 16, 2018 - 11:28 am
The organization governing fraternities at the University of Kansas is canceling a policy announced earlier this week that temporarily froze social activities for the 24 fraternities. The University of Kansas Interfraternity Council voted Thursday to rescind the freeze, which was instituted Monday...
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February 17, 2018 - 4:09 am
Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook's financial support of some advisers who approved of the app. Messenger Kids lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family. It displays no...
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February 17, 2018 - 12:37 am
A Bishop Carroll High School student was arrested on Friday following a threat he made on social media. On Friday morning, a school official at Bishop Carroll notified Wichita police about a social media post a student had made, that threatened physical violence at a school. The police didn't say...
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