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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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After YouTube Shooting, We Need Better Vegan Activist Control

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 9:00am 4/4/2018 at 9:00am
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Information came out about the YouTube shooter overnight that will surely make the story disappear. The shooter was an Iranian-born female who held anti-capitalist, animal rights views. She used a pistol, not an AR-15. It also looks like the police may have been able to prevent the shooting.

Nasim Aghdam, who

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Suspected Female Shooter at YouTube Headquarters is Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 4:53pm 4/3/2018 at 4:53pm
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Authorities have responded to an active shooter situation at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, CA.

CNN’s Jake Tapper reported that law enforcement officials told the network that the shooter was female and has died.

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OUT: Eating Tide Pods IN: Snorting Condoms

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:00am 4/3/2018 at 7:00am
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The “Tide Pod Challenge” as it was called, has quickly been eclipsed by another stupid trend called the “condom snorting challenge” which is every bit as dumb as it sounds.

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Facing Multiple Legal Probes, Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sets Up GoFundMe Legal Defense Fund

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/30/2018 at 5:00pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired now-former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a couple of weeks ago.  Sessions noted “that Mr. McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions.”
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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 Changes Are Starving Conservative Media

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:00am 3/23/2018 at 7:00am
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Facebook has been in the news for the last few days due to the fact that they allegedly shared user information with a company called Cambridge Analytica. There is another Facebook controversy, however, which is getting far less attention. Changes to their algorithm are starving conservative websites.

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YouTube Introduces New Restrictions on Videos Involving Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9:00am 3/22/2018 at 9:00am
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YouTube is jumping on the gun control bandwagon by restricting certain gun-related content. This is going to have an adverse effect on thousands of YouTube users who have channels devoted entirely to the use and upkeep of firearms.

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Social Media Activists Unite to Fight Incitement and Hate Against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:00am 3/16/2018 at 11:00am
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Earlier this week, the government of Israel organised  the three-day #DigiTell18 conference aimed at formulating strategies to counter anti-Israel campaigns, hosting 60 pro-Israel advocates from 15 different countries in Jerusalem. I had the privilege to represent my grassroots group Indians For Israel at the event.

“For the first time, BDS [anti-Israel boycott...

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Lawsuit Alleges YouTube Hiring Discriminates Against White and Asian Men

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/3/2018 at 12:00pm
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The video sharing giant YouTube, now owned by search giant Google, is facing a lawsuit which alleges discriminatory hiring practices. According to the suit, YouTube is rejecting certain applicants in its quest for diversity.

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Journalists justify their purchase of Twitter followers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 4:00pm 2/4/2018 at 4:00pm
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The weekend, I discussed that Trump Derangement Syndrome had affected the America media so badly that it distorted its space-time continuum.

It appears fewer people want to travel to #Planet Resistance, which led the #FakeNews makers purchased fake Twitter followers to promote their alternative reality.

Big media outlets have embraced Twitter as a...

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Media Falsely Reports Ambassadors to Haiti and Panama Resigned Over Alleged “Sh*thole” Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/12/2018 at 5:30pm

The press has had a rough 24 hours and they only have themselves to blame.

First, there was the telephone game turned Washington Post report, suggesting Trump called a handful of developing countries “shitholes.” Trump denies the claims.

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Media Responses to Alleged Trump “Sh*thole” Comments are Why Everyone Hates the Media

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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During immigration legislation negotiations, Trump singled out Haiti, El Salvador, and a handful of African countries, describing them as “shitholes,” or so claimed the Washington Post.

Their bombshell intel came from people who were not in the meeting but later briefed on the contents of said meeting, making their source on par...

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Undercover Video: Twitter Uses “Shadow Banning” to Censor Political Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 1/11/2018 at 7:30pm
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Thursday, undercover video outfit Project Veritas released a disturbing video featuring Twitter employees explaining a process they refer to as “shadow banning”, essentially suppressing content created by certain users from showing up in follower newsfeeds.

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Undercover Video Ensnares Twitter: “More than happy to help the Dept. of Justice in their little investigation”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:00pm 1/10/2018 at 9:00pm
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Project Veritas’ latest undercover video captured Clay Haynes, network security engineer, for Twitter discussing the company’s alleged willingness to hand over Trump’s entire Twitter record: tweets, mentions, private messages, etc. if it would help the Department of Justice’s investigation.

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