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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recommended usingantitrust laws to curb the “massive power” of Facebook and other technology companies during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Tonight. Pollak asked Cruz about possible solutions to “censorship of conservatives” on Facebook and across the broader internet landscape. LISTEN: Cruz described
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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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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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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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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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Facebook has admitted in an announcement that most of its 2 billion users may have been compromised by “malicious actors.” CommonDreams.com reports that Facebook has admitted that more user accounts may have been compromised than those announced during the company’s most recent data scandal. Initial reports stated that approximately 51 million accounts were allegedly targeted in the
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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Down on the bayou, the conservative grassroots are preparing for another epic battle—this time with the titans of technology in Silicon Valley. Alex Marlow, the editor-in-chief of Breitbart News and moderator of a Thursday night panel in Metairie, said: Not only have the handful of unelected Big Tech oligarchs obtained unprecedented
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Facebook is displaying a link to Wikipedia’s smear-job description of Breitbart News next to all Breitbart articles shared on the site. The linked Wikipedia article describes Breitbart as a “far-right site” that publishes “falsehoods, conspiracy theories, and intentionally misleading stories.” The social network, which has been under pressure from Democrats and the mainstream media since
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Paul Marotta/Getty Images by Allum Bokhari2 Apr 20180 2 Apr, 20182 Apr, 2018 In his recent interview with the far-left online publication Vox, Mark Zuckerberg explained Facebook’s new system of favoring “broadly trusted” news sources, via a mechanism designed to favor established outlets and crush new media. Facebook introduced its new system in January, and
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A Facebook executive in 2016 hypothesized that the companies platform could allow terrorists to coordinate, resulting in people’s deaths. BuzzFeed News reports that Facebook Vice President Andrew “Boz” Bosworth circulated a memo in 2016 titled “The Ugly” which outlined the negative effects that the company’s constant quest for growth and expansion may have. The memo reads:
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Justin Sullivan/Getty by Allum Bokhari26 Mar 20180 26 Mar, 201826 Mar, 2018 Mark Zuckerberg says he feels “uncomfortable” acting as the world’s censor, although he also claims that it is currently “his job” to do so — and mainstream journalists agree. “I feel fundamentally uncomfortable sitting here in California at an office, making content policy
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AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh by Lucas Nolan26 Mar 20180 26 Mar, 201826 Mar, 2018 The FTC has announced that they have opened a federal investigation into Facebook following the company’s latest user data scandal, citing “substantial concerns” about Facebook’s treatment of users’ private data. Axios reports that Facebook is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission
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The Associated Press by Allum Bokhari22 Mar 20180 22 Mar, 201822 Mar, 2018 In an interview with Wired magazine, Mark Zuckerberg revealed Facebook’s political agenda — he wants to curb free speech and free expression on the platform in exchange for “safety.” From the Wired interview: I think at the heart of a lot of
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