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Facebook admits 4% of accounts were fake

Facebook admits 4% of accounts were fake

Tuesday's report said Facebook disabled 583 million fake accounts during the first three months of this year, down from 694 million during the previous quarter. To distinguish the many shades of offensive content, Facebook separates them into categories: graphic violence , adult nudity/sexual activity, terrorist propaganda, hate speech , spam and fake accounts .


Wildlife officers kill bear suspected of attacking girl

Wildlife officers kill bear suspected of attacking girl

Kimberly's mother heard screams a few minutes later and looked out the window to see her daughter being dragged off by a bear. According to her mother, Kimberly Cyr had gone outside to investigate noises in the yard she may have thought was her dog.


Twitter to Start Hiding Bad Tweets

Twitter to Start Hiding Bad Tweets

Twitter concedes that "some troll-like behavior is fun, good and humorous", but says that there are some accounts and tweets that are "behaving in ways that distort the conversation" without actually violating any policies. No doubt attention-seeking trolls will be hopping with rage and crying censorship over the latest development, but Twitter said that early testing of the new tools in various markets around the world shows that keeping the negative commentary out of sight is having a ...


Hysterical Emotional Support Animals Banned by American Airlines

Hysterical Emotional Support Animals Banned by American Airlines

The new rules are supposed to protect passengers who really do need to travel with service and support animals and are also geared towards preventing disruption in the cabin being caused by animals that are not properly trained, The Chicago Tribune reported .


Kia Sportage Ecodynamics+ mild hybrid diesel confirmed for 2018

Kia Sportage Ecodynamics+ mild hybrid diesel confirmed for 2018

Kia hasn't released any specs yet, but says that the 48V battery will be located beneath the boot floor, at least in the case of the Sportage . The EcoDynamics+ powertrain reduces Carbon dioxide emissions by supplementing acceleration with electric power from an additional 48-volt battery and extending combustion engine "off time" using a new mild-hybrid starter-generator unit.


Gas prices on the rise

Gas prices on the rise

To save money, check out Roseville's lowest prices leaderboard for gasoline. For the first time since late 2014, the price of gas went above $3 a gallon in Branch County Monday. "AAA predicts that the national average may reach $3/gallon this summer, especially if crude oil prices continue to increase". With sanctions expected to be back in place within the next three to six months, Iran's crude exports are forecasted to decrease, pushing oil prices higher, AAA said.