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  by Gavin Hanson Facebook unveiled a smart speaker with an integrated video screen and camera that automatically follows users, Monday in the company’s “newsroom.” (Article Continues Below Advertisement) The company announced it would be bringing an artificial intelligence (AI) camera, the Portal, designed for video chatting to stores and homes in November. “Thanks
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President Donald Trump said Saturday morning that his administration “would not let” social media discrimination against conservatives continue. “Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices,” Trump posted on Twitter. “Speaking loudly and clearly for the Trump Administration, we won’t let that happen. They are closing down the opinions of many people on the
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  by Kyle Perisic PragerU tweeted on Friday that Facebook deleted some of its videos for violating the social media giant’s “hate speech” policies. PragerU also said that its past nine posts by the administrator who posted the deleted videos have been shadow-banned, reaching none of its followers. PragerU has fought big tech before.
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  by Peter Hasson Facebook has allowed Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to espouse anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on its platform Facebook deleted right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ page on Monday for violating rules against hate speech Videos on Farrakhan’s page show him accusing Jews of secretly controlling government agencies and “weaponizing” marijuana to
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Conservative commentators Diamond and Silk and a band with a new patriotic song recently felt Facebook’s anti-American bias. The Wes Cook Band released a video for “I Stand for the Flag” which Facebook flagged as political and prevented the band from promoting it. “It has do with a level of political bias that we
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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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