Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys

Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys

  Facebook Inc will prioritize “trustworthy” news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday. The company, which has more than 2 billion monthly users, said its members, not experts or Facebook executives, would determine how news […]

Guest Judges Revealed For ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ Season 3

Guest Judges Revealed For ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ Season 3

  RuPaul season is upon us again, as VH1 finally revealed the guest judges for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars third season today (Jan. 18). The 90-minute premiere airs Thursday, January 25th at 8:00 PM ET. The star-studded guest list brings in a crowd from all corners of culture. From the likes of pop sensation and activist Adam Lambert to actress Kristen Chenoweth, to House […]

Katie Couric to co-host Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Katie Couric to co-host Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Katie Couric is returning to NBC to co-host the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Couric will be joining host Mike Tirico who is replacing Bob Costas as NBC’s primetime host for the games. The Opening Ceremony will air on Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Couric will […]

Renowned French chef, Paul Bocuse, dies at 91

Renowned French chef, Paul Bocuse, dies at 91

  After long having Parkinson’s disease, France’s celebrated chef Paul Bocuse died Saturday at age 91. “Much more than a father and a husband, he is a man of heart, a spiritual father, an emblematic figure of world gastronomy, and a tricolore porte,” his family said in a statement. “Mr. Paul loved life, sharing, transmission, […]

Coroner: Tom Petty died due to accidental drug overdose

Coroner: Tom Petty died due to accidental drug overdose

Rocker Tom Petty died in October due to “multisystem organ failure” brought on by an accidental overdose of seven medications, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office said on Friday. The coroner’s office attributed Petty’s death at the age of 66 to a “mixed toxicity” of fentanyl, oxycodone, generic Restoril, generic Xanax, generic Celexa, acetyl […]

Next iPhone update to allow disabling intentional slowdown

Next iPhone update to allow disabling intentional slowdown

Apple’s Tim Cook says you will soon be able to opt out of Apple intentionally slowing down your iPhone’s performance. Late last year, Apple acknowledged it was using software updates to slow down batteries in an effort to prevent them from shutting off suddenly.  Following a public uproar, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple’s next […]

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