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2017 Alabama U.S. Senate Election tactics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Facebook has suspended five accounts for misleading tactics during last year’s U.S. Senate race in Alabama. A statement from Facebook says the company “recently removed five accounts run by multiple individuals for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook around the Alabama special election.” Facebook says the investigation is ongoing. The Washington Post and New York…

This photo is NOT in Alabama’s Birmingham…and Not in England’s Either!

Facebook Fake News

The Weekly Standard newspaper in England says a Facebook user posted the photo below with this fake caption: “This is not Saudi Arabia… This is ‘Sweet Home’ Birmingham, Alabama..! Nervous yet?” But the photo was NOT taken in Birmingham…. “Uploading the image to Google’s search engine, TWS Fact Check found the image in a Daily Mail article titled “Eid Mubarak!…

Montgomery Woman Charged with Making up Crime on Social Media

A Montgomery woman is in custody after admitting to fasley reported the death of a 12 year old boy on social media. 20 year old Bailey Simmons has been charged with falsely reporting an incident.  Police say Simmons made a Facebook post saying she heard gunshots across the street.  The post goes on to say she discovered a 12 year…

Former Miss Alabama Calls Dallas Shooter a ‘Martyr’

Former Miss Alabama Kalyn Chapman James is sharing her thoughts on the deadly Dallas ambush.James, the first African-American to hold the Miss Alabama title, took to Facebook Sunday in tearful live video. She says she ‘doesn’t feel sad for the officers who lost their lives.’ She went on to say she feels like the shooter was a ‘martyr.’ “I want to feel…

Facebook Makes Changes to ‘Trending Topics’ After Review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on the giant social network following a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook’s General Counsel Colin Stretch outlined this and other reforms in a 12-page letter sent Monday to Republican Sen. John Thune, chairman of the…