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​TC Roundup: ​​​US threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data

The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday. (Reuters)

Facebook Tries to Muscle In on YouTube​: In what may be another signal that Facebook Inc wants to take on YouTube, the company has reached out to some of the Google Inc owned video site's biggest content producers and encouraged them to test distributing their videos on the social network, say people familiar with the matter.​ ​(​The ​Wall Street Journal)

How Instagram's drug deals go undetected​: It's no secret: Instagram has a drug problem. Through my own reporting and that of others, it has become clear that a large and active drug trade has emerged on Instagram, the service Facebook paid a billion dollars for two years ago. With a quick hashtag search you can find anything you want, be it stolen, extracted, grown, prescribed, synthesized, or harvested.​ ​(Venture Beat)​

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