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Facebook Exec Throws Celebration Party for Kavanaugh Despite Prior Backlash Over His Support

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/9/2018 at 6:00pm
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Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president of public policy, sent the social media giant into a tizzy after he supported his friend Brett Kavanaugh at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings.

He apologized for the stir, but did not apologize for supporting his friend. In fact, Kaplan threw a party to celebrate the confirmation...

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Facebook Employees Come Together to Take On Its ‘Intolerant’ Political Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:00am 8/29/2018 at 11:00am
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Over 100 Facebook employees have spoken out against the social media giant’s “intolerant” political culture after one of them posted about the problem on the company’s internal message board.

Senior Facebook engineer Brian Amerige posted a two-page memo titled “We Have a Problem With Political Diversity,” which claims that employees “are quick...

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Trump Challenges Big Tech As Arbiters of Acceptable Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/19/2018 at 6:00pm
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From Big Tech taking orders from the questionable SPLC to the Big Tech coordinated removal of Alex Jones from social media, from YouTube “fact-checking” climate change materials and PragerU to Facebook and Twitter shadow-banning and/or suspending conservative and right-leaning voices, Big Tech has been in full censorship mode in recent months....

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PragerU Claims They’ve Been Shadow Banned on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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YouTube video giant PragerU claims Facebook is shadow banning their account or intentionally suppressing their videos from follower news feeds.

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Facebook unblocks California GOP congressional candidate’s campaign ad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9:00am 8/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Facebook Uncovers Web of Accounts Spreading Disinformation to Influence Election in Favor of Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/2/2018 at 5:00pm

Democrats? Yes, Democrats.

The social media giant said Tuesday that it uncovered a whole web of fake accounts spreading disinformation in what they believe could be an attempt to influence the upcoming midterm elections.
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Facebook Funded News Will be Available to View Later This Summer

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/11/2018 at 7:00pm

Facebook users will have an entirely new way to consume news.

Later this summer, just ahead of the 2018 midterms, Facebook Watch will roll out several shows from various news networks, including a nightly show featuring CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
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If you are active on social media, are you happier now than before social media?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30pm 6/9/2018 at 9:30pm

Two recent high profile suicides have led to a lot of discussion about how suicide rates have been rising for the past 20 years.

The issue of why also has been discussed a lot, and...

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Oops – Facebook “Hate Speech” reporting button accidentally went live

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:45pm 5/1/2018 at 12:45pm

Tuesday morning Facebook users found a weird new option — the ability to mark posts as “hate speech.”

My entire timeline was full of posts skewering the latest Facebook feature. Then, without warning, the report-everything-you-don’t-like-without-recognizing-the-subjectivity-of-your-actions option vanished.

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Zuckerberg’s Congressional Hearing Gets the Bad Lip Reading Treatment

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00pm 4/30/2018 at 7:00pm
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This is perfect.

Bad Lip Reading is one of my favorite things on the internet, so I was thrilled to see they finally got around to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing before joint Senate committees.

If you’re not familiar with their work, BLR dubs over movies, sports and political clips with their own...

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So you want to delete your Facebook account

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 8:12pm 4/10/2018 at 8:12pm

Facebook’s use of user data has been plastered across headlines for the last several weeks.

A story about a company called Cambridge Analytica precipitated what became a massive snowball. In early stories, Cambridge Analytica (a data firm used by some candidates in both domestic and international elections), was accused of hacking the...

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Zuckerberg Apologizes For Facebook Privacy Scandal In Full-page Ads

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/25/2018 at 5:00pm
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Faced with the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken out full-page ads in several British and American newspapers to apologize and promise “to do better.”

Business Insider reports:

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out full page ads in several British and American newspapers to apologize for the Cambridge...

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Facebook Suspends Blogger Over Three-Year-Old Post Mocking Palestinian Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 4:30pm 3/10/2018 at 4:30pm

As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg toys with the idea of running for the Democrat presidential nomination, he’s been bombarded with accusations about his brainchild’s influence in the 2016 election.  Part of his response is to begin going after Facebook accounts that publish items that “violate community standards.”

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CNN Harasses Woman Whose Trump-Supporting Facebook Group Was Targeted by Russian Trolls

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/21/2018 at 1:00pm
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Russia mania has infected the minds of many otherwise rational adults, which has to be the only explanation for this godawful “report” by CNN.

Tuesday night, CNN posted a video of reporter Drew Griffin harassing an elderly woman, at her own home, mind you, over her pre-election Facebook activity. Griffin alleged Florine...

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Who’s Up For Sharing Nude Photos of Yourself with Facebook?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/11/2017 at 4:30pm
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No, this isn’t an Onion article.  Facebook has a new pilot program aimed at protecting users from having their nude bodies plastered all over Facebook . . . by requiring that you upload a photo of your nude body to Facebook.

They will then “hash” your nakedness (turn it into a unique...

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Most Americans Exposed to Russian-linked Facebook Ads Saw Them After Election Day

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:00am 10/4/2017 at 10:00am
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We’ve been following the Russian-linked Facebook ad scandal. Monday, Facebook gave federal lawmakers investigating Russian interference into the 2016 election some 3,000 ads they believe may have been placed by Russian-linked entities.

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Facebook Forks Over 3,000 Potentially Russian-linked Ads to Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:39pm 10/2/2017 at 1:39pm
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Caving to pressure from Capitol Hill, Facebook is releasing some 3,000 possible Russia-linked ads to Congress who has been investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.

When the ads will be turned over to Congress has not yet been made clear. As part of the announcement Monday, Facebook also indicated...

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