Facebook users distrust company, survey The distrust does not speak well for the company as it might limit the appeal to the advertisers. In a new poll of adults in the US, only 13 per cent said that they trust Facebook "completely" or "a lot" when it comes to keeping their personal information ... 05/16/2012 - 6:48 am | View Link
Poll: Facebook's many users place little trust in the online social network If Facebook the company were a Facebook user, it would have a lot of virtual friends but not many real ones, the poll suggested. Users’ distrust limits the value of the site’s ads. Advertisers want to target their messages to the people most likely to ... 05/16/2012 - 1:30 am | View Link
Most users distrust Facebook, poll shows NEW YORK — Facebook’s reach is wide but not deep. Few users surveyed in an Associated Press-CNBC poll say they click on the site’s ads or buy the virtual goods that make money for it. More than 40 percent of American adults log in to the site — to ... 05/15/2012 - 5:06 pm | View Link
CNBC’s pre-IPO revelation: Facebook users are a little wary of Facebook the poll data only confirms what we already know — Facebook users are wary of Facebook. According to the poll results, 59 percent of people distrust Facebook on user data, 57 percent of users said they never click on display ads, and 26 percent said they ... 05/15/2012 - 3:47 pm | View Link
Facebook Users Distrust Company, Apathetic Toward Ads [REPORT] A new AP-CNBC poll of U.S. Facebook users has revealed a significant amount of distrust toward the company, and, in addition, the poll revealed that a large majority of people are rarely interacting with the ads that appear throughout the site. 05/15/2012 - 8:59 am | View Link
Fighters from the militant group that has taken over vast swaths of Iraq are summarily executing members of a Sunni tribe that resisted their advance, according to a new report.
The New York Times, citing tribal leaders and local officials, reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) is exacting harsh revenge on the Albu Nimr tribe, killing more than 200 after the tribe fought for months to keep the jihadists out of their region near the town of Hit, 90 miles west of Baghdad.
“We put the responsibility on the government because they didn’t respond,” one tribal member.
The fight over Ebola quarantines in the United States is already discouraging doctors, nurses and other health workers from signing up to go to Africa and battle the outbreak where help is needed most.
Would-be volunteers are worried about losing three additional weeks of work when they return to the United States, about still-evolving isolation rules and about being holed up in an unfamiliar place, aid organizations say.
They also worry about mistreatment generated by the public fear of Ebola, the organizations say.
“We have seen a big deterrence,” said Margaret…
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Muslim men over 50 prayed at the Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compound for the first time in more than a decade following violence on the streets.
More than 15,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Iraq and Syria to fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and similar extremist groups, according to a new United Nations report.
The report, obtained by the Guardian, warns that jihadists are traveling to fight on an “unprecedented scale” from more than 80 countries, including some that have not had previous links with al-Qaeda activity.
China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U. N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.
A Malaysian family is suing the government and Malaysia Airlines for negligence in the disappearance of Flight 370, in what is believed to be the first lawsuit filed in the country since the passenger jet mysteriously vanished earlier this year.
The lawsuit was filed Friday with the Kuala Lumpur High Court by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was among the 239 people on board the plane to Beijing when it went missing, according to the Guardian.