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The account, now with 1 tweet, has more than 5 million followers.
Facebook briefly withdrew posting privileges for state-run broadcaster Russia Today on Thursday prompting a backlash from the media outlet.
Hours before he was scheduled to take the oath of office, soon-to-be President Donald Trump tweeted: "It all begins today!"
Pacific Crest forecasts Facebook's 2017 sales will rise by 35 percent to $37.1 billion versus the Wall Street consensus of $36.7 billion.
Facebook has been investing heavily in video, but brands have issues with measurement and where their ads will appear.
"You wanted to begin legal diligence on a Friday and sign the deal Monday?" an attorney asked Zuckerberg.
ZeniMax alleges that the Oculus Rift was "primitive" until ZeniMax employees added numerous improvements to the headset prototype.
Trump will use his personal Twitter account instead of the official handle reserved for the head of state, The Times of London reported.
Messaging application WhatsApp has a flaw that may allow undelivered messages to be compromised, reports USA Today.
Raymond James' forecast for Facebook 2017 earnings-per-share is $5.33 versus the Wall Street consensus of $5.21.
Ahead of its IPO scheduled later this year, Snapchat has upgraded its app to make it easier for users to navigate the social networking platform.
Plouffe is no stranger to working at the nexus of policy and philanthropy.
"Facebook's strongest attribute is how capable that company is of change," its former chief technology officer said.
JPMorgan predicts Facebook sales will grow by 37 percent in 2017.
Trump used Twitter frequently during his campaign and after his presidential victory, attacking rivals and chiming in on policy.
Snap said the U.K. entity will book revenues from sales made to customers in the country and other regions where it has no local office.
The Facebook CEO's goal is more than just interest in a potential political run.
Facebook's hiring process to increase diversity "seems like the most baffling waste of time," diversity consultant Joelle Emerson told Bloomberg.
Microsoft recently opened its virtual assistant to outside developers, and CEO Satya Nadella says insurance companies are jumping on board.
Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire. Time to turn it into a business, Recode reports.
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