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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Dec 2017

Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world's biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion.

16 Dec 2017

Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world's biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion.

15 Dec 2017

Facebook to use its News Feed to push more videos to users

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would begin to promote videos more prominently inside its News Feed, leveraging the social network's centrepiece product to build interest in episodic shows and compete more directly with YouTube.

13 Dec 2017

Tech sector loses champion in death of San Francisco mayor

SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco technology companies including Twitter, Salesforce.com, Uber and Airbnb lost an important ally on Tuesday with the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.

30 Nov 2017

Ex-Twitter worker claims responsibility for Trump's account shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO A German man has come forward as the former Twitter Inc employee who shut down the account of U.S. President Donald Trump for 11 minutes this month on his last day of work at the social network.

30 Nov 2017

Facebook suspends ability to target ads by excluding racial groups

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers on its social network to exclude racial groups from the intended audience of ads while it studies how the feature could be used to discriminate.

27 Nov 2017

Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network said on Monday.

23 Nov 2017

Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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