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Jes Petersen, CEO of Phandeeyar, a Yangon-based tech hub, speaks to visiting U.S. government officials and civil society activists. Phandeeyar is one of several groups that have pressed Facebook to moderate its Burmese-language content to prevent hate speech. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is pictured at F8, Facebook's developer conference last month. On Thursday, the company announced a new test feature had changed users' privacy settings without their consent. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Facebook says it disagrees with how The New York Times is presenting data-sharing deals it has used for at least 10 years. Here, a man reads security parameters on his phone in front of a Facebook logo in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Regis Duvignau/Reuters hide caption

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Lola Omolola is the founder of FIN, a private Facebook group with nearly 1.7 million members that has become a support network for women around the globe. Nolis Anderson for NPR hide caption

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One Woman's Facebook Success Story: A Support Group For 1.7 Million

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Paul Smith says he wanted "take a page from the Russian playbook" to influence a California congressional campaign. Deanne Fitzmaurice for NPR hide caption

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Inspired By Russia, He Bought Influence On Facebook

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Johanna Humphrey, left, ended up with 24 boxes of crayons she didn't need. She gave them to teacher Laura Smith, right, through the Buy Nothing Project. It encourages people to share without money changing hands. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Facebook Project Wants You To 'Buy Nothing' And Ask For What You Need

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A protester holds a European Union flag next to cardboard cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as Zuckerberg and leaders of the European Parliament prepare to meet in Brussels. Francois Lenoir/Reuters hide caption

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Facebook said its new dating feature will use profile information to help match users. Facebook/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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It's A Date: Facebook Enters Online Matchmaking

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As some Facebook users talk about leaving the platform, ideas for a different type of social network are beginning to emerge. Chris Nickels for NPR hide caption

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As Facebook Shows Its Flaws, What Might A Better Social Network Look Like?

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Call center employees work for the Facebook Community Operations Team in Essen, Germany, on Nov. 23. The workers review Facebook content and delete it if it fails to meet the company's standards. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Facebook Updates Community Standards, Expands Appeals Process

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