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EU Observers Say Kosovo Voters Misled by ‘Opaque’ Facebook Pages

The EU Election Observation Mission said on Tuesday that non-transparent Facebook pages were responsible for "manipulative interference" in Sunday's mayoral election run-off contests, spreading misinformation about rival parties and candidates, although the polls were well-organised.

In the middle of a crisis, Facebook Inc renames itself Meta

Like many companies in trouble before it, Facebook is changing its name and logo.

Facebook Inc. is now called Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Oct. 28 is its commitment to developing the new surround-yourself technology known as the " metaverse." But the social network itself will still be called Facebook.

Turkish intelligence saves Iranian pilot from Tehran agents

An Iranian pilot has thanked Turkish intelligence units for saving him from getting kidnapped by Iranian agents in Turkey in his interview with the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera.

"Iranian intelligence agents tried to drug me and take me back to Iran. I am thankful to Turkish authorities for saving me from the kidnapping attempt," Mehrdad Abdarbashi said.