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Facebook pledges refugee camp internet access

Facebook sign-in page.

Facebook founder's said initiative would help refugees access aid and maintain family links.

'Dislike' button coming to Facebook

 A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters on February 1, 2012 in Menlo Park, California.

Founder Mark Zuckerberg said the button would be a way for people to express empathy.

Germans chide Facebook over race hate

Facebook sign-in page.

Video urges action against spate of anti-immigrant hate messages on social media.

Twitter signs multi-year deal with NFL

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen in London on September 11, 2013.

Content to include in-game highlights from pre-season through Super Bowl 50.

Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service

Facebook logo.

Company will open portal allowing any mobile operator to offer service under its Internet.org platform.

U.S. TV networks court YouTube crowd

A picture shows a You Tube logo on December 4, 2012.

Traditional TV networks are recruiting Internet personalities to build audiences.

Facebook opens its first Africa office

Privacy setting shortcuts are displayed on Apple Inc. iPhone 6 smartphone screen as a FaceBook Inc. logo is seen in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, May, 15, 2015.

Facebook opens Johannesburg office as it looks to add to its existing 120M users on the continent.

Twitter's Costolo steps down as chief executive

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo.

Dick Costolo had been under pressure from investors unhappy with the firm's user growth.

Obama tweets, and a million follow

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Salvation Army, Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center May 18, 2015 in Camden, New Jersey.

President Barack Obama quickly amassed a multitude of followers to his personal Twitter account.

Facebook launches open Internet.org platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the F8 summit in San Francisco, California, on March 25, 2015.

The social media giant announces it will allow more websites to join "free mobile data" plan amid backlash.

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