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  by Kyle Perisic Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Monday that his company “mishandled” the controversy of labeling “Diamond and Silk” — two popular conservative personalities — “dangerous” and “unsafe to the community” in early April. Facebook restricted the two conservative social media personalities on its platform on April 5 after being
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  by Eric Lieberman The founder of a cybersecurity consulting startup said Sunday that she believes an unknown security engineer at Facebook is using special internal technology to stalk women on the internet. “I have Tinder logs,” Jackie Stokes of Spyglass Security wrote on Twitter, referencing the highly popular dating app. “What should I
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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images by Lucas Nolan2 May 20180 2 May, 20182 May, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated recently that the company plans to “dial up the intensity” of news suppression leading towards the U.S. midterm elections. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated this week that the social media firm has plans to further crack down
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Conservative Review’s Michelle Malkin joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Sam Sorbo for a Friday interview on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss political censorship via technology companies. She dismissed “purist anti-regulation tendencies” while describing companies such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter as “quasi-monopolies” and “trusts that need to be busted.” Malkin said
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Days after Facebook, along with Google and Twitter, refused to attend a congressional hearing on social media censorship, the social network banned the account of author and free speech activist Pamela Geller for 30 days after she posted an article about Muslim anti-Semitism in Germany. Geller’s article said that “thanks to the hijrah” [Jihad by
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Diamond and Silk testified before Congress over social media censorship against conservatives, Thursday, with Diamond declaring during their testimony that “censorship is no hoax.” “We would like to thank the judiciary committee for allowing us the opportunity to voice our concerns about conservatives being targeted and censored on social media platforms,” opened Lynette Hardaway, who
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by Amanda House26 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 26 Apr, 201826 Apr, 2018 The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on online censorship to examine “social media filtering and policing practices,” a press release states. “This hearing will focus on what metrics social media platforms use to moderate content, how filtering decisions are made, and
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It’s ironic that privacy vulture Mark Zuckerberg’s first day of Senate testimony so closely resembled the action in a first–person shooter: 44 waves of poorly programmed, time–limited attackers that didn’t come close to doing any real damage. It was like Zuckerberg was shooting tunnel rats in Fallout. Adam Zyglis: The Buffalo News The Senate
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The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. After weeks of dodging responsibility and avoiding answers on crucial questions related to user data and censorship of conservatives, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared at two Congressional hearings last week. Unfortunately, a lot of important questions remained unanswered. Specifically, it’s still unclear why companies like Facebook
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Theatrics and politics are constant companions, and this week’s appearance of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg before a congressional committee was almost entirely theater. It was for show, both by the politicians who use their questions and comments to posture for their supporters and feed their confirmation biases, as well as for Zuckerberg, who climactically
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It is hard to say what is more comical in this grilling of Facebook hoodie-in-chief Mark Zuckerberg by members of Congress. First, you have The Big Dork hissing and blistering like a screaming weenie over a Boy Scout campfire. “Facebook is an idealistic and optimistic company,” he sniveled in his opening remarks. We are talking about a behemoth
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Alex Wong/Getty Images by Kristina Wong10 Apr 20180 10 Apr, 201810 Apr, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday confirmed that Facebook is working with the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with the Trump campaign. The revelation came during Zuckerberg’s appearance in front of the Senate Commerce, Science
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A group calling itself a “worldwide leader in Virtual Private Network research and statistics” organized protests on Capitol Hill, at Facebook’s headquarters in California, and at its campus in Austin, Texas, “to advocate for consumer privacy rights and online security.” “Zuckerberg is absurd,” anti-Facebook protesters dressed as Spiderman and the Easter Bunny chanted on the
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Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) zeroed in on Facebook’s official status during Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing today, grilling the Facebook CEO on whether his company was a “tech company” or a “publisher.” After asking Zuckerberg if he thought Facebook was “too powerful” and required regulation, Sen. Sullivan went on to ask what kind of company Facebook is,
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  by Eric Lieberman Facebook seems to regret banning two highly popular conservative women from Facebook earlier in April, telling The Daily Caller News Foundation that the message purporting their content is “unsafe” is “inaccurate.” The dynamic duo, known as Diamond and Silk, are known for creating and publishing videos on multiple social media platforms.
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Alex Wong/Getty Images by Matthew Boyle9 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 9 Apr, 20189 Apr, 2018 When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes the stand before a joint congressional panel on Tuesday, he will not be under oath, Breitbart News has learned. But he will be required by federal statute to tell the truth, and if he lies
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Paul Marotta/Getty Images by Allum Bokhari9 Apr 20180 9 Apr, 20189 Apr, 2018 Establishment media received a massive boost in Facebook engagement this month, following the social network’s January 11 algorithm change, while conservative media declined, according to independent social media analysis. Social media analytics service NewsWhip reports that the top ten most-engaged sites on
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Two Breitbart Sports writers have joined the list of fifteen most engaged sports writers on Facebook, beating writers from Fox News, the Bleacher Report, USA Today, and other outlets. The latest NewsWhip rankings placed Breitbart writer Warner Todd Huston and Breitbart Sports editor Dylan Gwinn, as the fourth and fifteenth most posted writers respectively. Facebook
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A former special assistant who served under President George W. Bush is giving Mark Zuckerberg a crash course in communication skills before the Facebook chief executive appears Tuesday on Capitol Hill to testify before Congress. The New York Times reported that Facebook hired several experts, including Reginald J. Brown—a former special assistant to Bush—to give
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