In lengthy post, Zuckerberg details new ways Facebook is combating fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a lengthy post that reads like a mission statement. The 6,000-word note covers everything from fake news to civicengagement, as well as how Facebook can play a role in fixing these (and other) global issues.

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You are what you tweet: Twitter reveals how America eats and exercises

Called the Lexicocalorimeter, a new tool is scanning Twitter for mentions of food and exercise to track how America is eating and staying healthy. Or, judging from all the pizza and TV references, how we’re not.

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Facebook harnesses the power of business pages for new job openings tool

Looking for work? You can now add Facebook to the long list of career sites that can help you find a new job. On Wednesday, the company announced it is launching a new jobs bookmark on its mobile apps and the web.

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Twitter is adding Periscope live-streams to its top trends feed

Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed.

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Reddit is cleaning up its public front page for new users

Reddit is introducing changes to its public home page in an attempt to present a more sanitized version of it site to new users. Despite cries of censorship from users, the update is going live today.

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Twitter is temporarily restricting the reach of abusive accounts

Twitter is reportedly putting abusive users in the naughty corner. The social platform’s latest safety measure places a temporary timeout on accounts deemed to be using abusive language against other users.

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New LinkedIn feature makes it easier for contractors to connect with recruiters

LinkedIn is introducing a new feature that should appeal to the 4 million contractors that use its service to find work.The highly requested option is part of the Microsoft-owned platform’s Open Candidates tool.

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Snapchat users are ignoring media outlets and ads on the app, survey reveals

Snapchat publishers are having a hard time finding an audience for their content, according to a new survey. Just as worrying for the company is the revelation that users are skipping ads on its app.

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