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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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Facebook to Release Russian-bought Ads, Lays Out New Ad Transparency Strategy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:18pm 9/21/2017 at 6:18pm
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Russia hysteria hit a fever pitch when it was revealed Facebook unknowingly (they claim) sold political ads to Russian actors who were attempting to influence the outcome of the 2016 election, sparking curiosity about the ad content.

After immense pressure from Capitol Hill, Facebook announced Thursday they’d be releasing the Russian-bought ads...

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Zuck 2020?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:00am 8/10/2017 at 10:00am
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is traveling the country, meeting with American workers, and doing other things which signify an interest in running for office. This includes hiring failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s pollster to work at his charity organization. Nothing is official yet but people are talking.

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Hamas executes alleged killers of terror mastermind Mazen Faqha – live on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Public executions by Hamas in Gaza are quite common.

But some are more equal than others, and the public execution today has received quite a bit of attention, in fact more than Hamas wanted. The execution was livestreamed — apparently against Hamas wishes — by the Gaza Now News Agency from a...

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Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims’ Families Sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/20/2016 at 7:00pm

The families of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims filed a federal complaint against the web giants for allegedly providing “material support” to ISIS and helping terrorist Omar Mateen “radicalize”, according to an exclusive report by Fox News.

Why not sue Mateen’s internet service provider? Or the manufacturer of the web-enabled devises he...

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Facebook employees tried to censor Donald Trump posts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:30am 10/22/2016 at 10:30am
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This should surprise no one.

These are probably the same people who in college demanded intellectual safe spaces and trigger warnings.

We have seen it at Twitter, where conservative accounts seem to be targeted, and also at Facebook, where there were allegations of the same.

The Wall Street Journal reports,

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Former Facebook Employees Claim Website Snuffed Conservative News

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9:44am 5/9/2016 at 9:44am

Former Facebook employees have told Gizmodo that the company regularly told them to stamp out conservative news even if it trended on the website.

From Gizmodo:

Several former Facebook “news curators,” as they were known internally, also told Gizmodo that they were instructed to artificially “inject” selected stories into the trending news module,...

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Will WhatsApp Be Government’s Next Target?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 1:00pm 3/17/2016 at 1:00pm

As the nation watches the FBI battle Apple in court over access to a terrorist’s iPhone data, a conflict with another Silicon Valley company simmers in the background.

With over a billion users, the Facebook-owned mobile app WhatsApp is one of the world’s largest messaging platforms and allows users to send text messages and make phone...

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Experiment shows Facebook quick to take down anti-Palestinian incitement, not so quick on anti-Israeli incitement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 9:00pm 1/6/2016 at 9:00pm

Is Facebook more tolerant of anti-Israel incitement than it is of anti-Palestinian incitement?

That’s something Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, sought to test.

Shurat HaDin is a private Israeli law group that describes itself as follows:

Shurat HaDin is at the forefront of fighting terrorism and safeguarding Jewish rights worldwide. We are dedicated...

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Facebook allows “Artistic nudity,” bans “Dangerous Organizations”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 16, 2015 at 7:15pm 3/16/2015 at 7:15pm

Careful, now…”artistic nudity” could be coming to a Facebook timeline near you.

No, seriously!

Facebook updated its “community standards” this week with new instructions on how to keep your content in-bounds in an increasingly diverse online community.

That diversity has given rise to a lot of confusion about what sorts of content...

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Sarcasm on the internet is dangerous – Facebook has a solution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 18, 2014 at 9:06am 8/18/2014 at 9:06am

We’ve all been there. You read an outrageously mind-blowing headline before downing your mandatory morning cup of joe, you’re not firing on all cylinders, share the article with an “incredible!” or “ZOMG!” or “this is an OUTRAGE” caption, only to receive the mockery you earned. Or maybe that’s just me...

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Facebook still leads as social media news source

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:00am 11/15/2013 at 7:00am

Pew Research is out with another installment on its study of News Use across Social Media Platforms, some of which may be helpful to activists in the political grassroots movement.

Facebook leads the way as a social media platform for news consumers.  64% of US adults are on Facebook, with 47% of...

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Facebook page of Iran’s Foreign Minister reportedly hacked

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2:14pm 9/14/2013 at 2:14pm

The Facebook page of Iran’s Foreign Minister was reportedly hacked, according to the Associated Press.  Details of what exactly was posted and how the account was accessed weren’t immediately clear, but reports indicate the message was a comment about Iran’s 2009 election.

From the Associated Press:

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At the mercy of political opponents who run social media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:45am 8/10/2013 at 11:45am

We’ve all heard of the problems faced on Twitter with the #TwitterGulag resulting from false claims of harassment and/or spam.

It’s also a problem on Facebook, as detailed by Ruthie Blum (sister of John Podhoretz) at The New York Observer.

Blum speaks of the problem faced by pro-Israel writers on Facebook and draws an analogy to the...

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