A British TV star is suing Facebook for defamation over 'scam' bitcoin adverts

But he said scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people into bitcoin and Cloud Trader "get-rich-quick schemes" through fake adverts on Facebook. The ads are fronts for binary trading firms, which he said are a "financially dangerous, near-certain money-loser." A sample of two Facebook ads …
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Greedy Facebook Versus Ideological Telegram: Why Principles Matter (news.bitcoin.com)

Something happened this week that rarely occurs, history offered up a side-by-side comparison with a control. Heads of respective social network and messaging platforms Facebook and Telegram were each brought before their home governments, the United States for Mark Zuckerberg, Russia for Pavel Durov. How the two men responded is telling, and should inform everyone concerned with privacy, especially cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
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Regain Control From Nanny Zuck – How You Make Facebook Show You The News Again (news.bitcoin.com)

The beginning of 2018 saw a dramatic change in how the world’s most popular social media platform, Facebook, presented its content. Curation has always been a real issue with Facebook, but users who were once empowered to decide their personal feed scroll are now actively being managed. Here’s how to gain back some control.
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Facebook Bans Cryptocurrency Ads (news.bitcoin.com)

Following persistent complaints about spammy and fraudulent cryptocurrency ads, Facebook has issued an outright ban. As of a new ruling issued on January 30, “ads must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary options, initial coin offerings, or cryptocurrency”. The move is sure to be welcomed by Facebook users and bitcoin enthusiasts alike, who recognize that these adverts to little