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Facebook Inc. rebrands as Meta to stress ‘metaverse’ plan

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company is rebranding itself as Meta, an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future. Experts point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers, a document trove that has revealed how Facebook ignored or downplayed internal warnings of the…

ND Department of Health To Turn Off Comments Section on Posts

NDDOH POSTS 102521 BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Department of Health announcing it is turning off all comment sections on its social media sites starting Tuesday to curtail the spread of misinformation. The department made the announcement on its social media pages including Facebook. The department will turn off comments and replies on all posts and not be specific…

Trump announces lawsuits against Facebook, Google, Twitter

WASHINGTON  – Former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is filing suits against three of the country’s biggest tech companies: Facebook, Twitter and Google, as well as their CEOs. Trump said he was serving as lead plaintiff in the class-action suits, claiming he has been wrongfully censored by the companies. “We’re demanding an end to the shadow-banning, a stop to…

Fallout from video forces Moorhead Police to temporarily deactivate Facebook page

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Moorhead Police Dept. had to take down its Facebook page Wednesday after someone posted a YouTube video of police encounter that went viral. Capt. Deric Swenson says the action was necessary because of an overwhelming number of social media comments and phone calls received “from around the world.” The group later began posting its links…

Facebook upholds Trump suspension, may reconsider later

SAN FRANCISCO – Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook – for now. The social network’s quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold his ban from the platform after his account was suspended four months ago for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot. While upholding the suspension, the board faulted Facebook for the way it…

Fargo restaurant fires back after bathroom sign complaint

Luna Fargo on Facebook: "We consider gender neutral bathrooms to be a very small way we can let our community know that we take inclusivity very seriously."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo restaurant fires back after a customer complains over its bathroom signs. Luna Fargo on University Drive shared to Facebook a message from a customer who says they work for a fortune 500 tech company and brought a date to the restaurant. The customer says the door sign “Whichever” is offensive and their date chose…

Another Fargo restaurant to be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

The episode is set to air this Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Less than a week after a Fargo restaurant made an appearance on Food Network, another owner downtown says tune in this Friday. Blackbird Woodfire will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on November 20th at 8 p.m. The post on Facebook says, “it was a lot of fun and a great honor to be picked to…

The Boiler Room owner whiplashed over ND Covid-19 regulations

Says the constant change in guidelines are hard to keep up with

FARGO, N.D.  – The owner of The Boiler Room took to Facebook to share his frustration of new Covid-19 rules in North Dakota. Dan Hurder’s post on social media late last week poked fun at the ever changing capacity rules being set by the city and the state. Hurder says he’s been following the strict guidelines since the pandemic began, but…

HoneyTrek Goes Viral Highlighting North Dakota Gems: Part 2

HONEYTREK COUPLE MIKE & ANNE HOWARD TRAVELED 900 MILES THROUGHOUT NORTH DAKOTA

  Part two of our interview with Mike and Anne Howard of HoneyTrek. They talk about ways to safely enjoy what North Dakota has to offer while socially distancing during the pandemic. They also tell us about a couple unique camping spots in the state. Mike and Anne Howard are travel writers under the name HoneyTrek. They’ve been married eight…