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Ex-West Virginia Official Who Called Michelle Obama An 'Ape' Guilty Of Defrauding FEMA
Pamela Taylor was fired from her county job in 2016 after making a racist comment about the then-first lady on Facebook.
Wife Of Aurora Shooting Victim Reveals Husband's Final Text Message
"It took me several times reading it for it to hit me that it was for real," Terra Pinkard said of the text from husband Josh Pinkard.
British Lawmakers Accuse Facebook Of 'Intentionally' Violating UK Privacy Laws
The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee released its report on disinformation and social media on Monday.
Indonesia Pressures Instagram Over Gay Muslim Comic Strips
The country's communications ministry claimed posts depicting the struggles of gay Muslims were "pornographic."
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Germany Orders Crackdown On Facebook's Data Collection Practices
By Douglas Busvine, Reuters
The antitrust watchdog ruled that Facebook abused its market dominance to gather information on users without their consent.
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New York Times Celebrates Facebook's 15-Year Anniversary In The Most Savage Way
Mark Zuckerberg won't enjoy these birthday wishes.
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Facebook Secretly Paid People To Install VPN That Spies On Them
By By Josh Constine, TechCrunch
Since 2016, Facebook has been paying users up to $20 per month plus referral fees to sell their privacy by installing the iOS or Android “Facebook Research” app.
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What Are Your Rules For Social Media And Co-workers? Share Your Story.
HuffPost is working on a story about the new social media rules at work. Help us by sharing yours.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Warns Loss Of Journalists Will Send Democracy Crumbling
The congresswoman called the industry's biggest threats "tech monopolies & concentration of ownership."
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A Guide To Dealing With Social Media After A Breakup
Should you unfollow on Instagram? What about Venmo? We've got you covered.
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HOME & LIVING
How To See What Facebook, Google, And Twitter Know About You
By Daniel Howley, Yahoo Finance
They're collecting your data. All of it.
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Google, Facebook And Microsoft Sponsored A Conference That Promoted Climate Change Denial
By Stephanie Mencimer, Mother Jones
The conference was backed by a group founded to spread the “good news” about carbon emissions.
Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill 'As Many Girls As I See' On Day Of Women's March
That Gillette ad was right. Evidence of toxic masculinity is all around us.
Elderly, Conservatives Spread The Most Fake News During 2016 Election
By Seth Borenstein, AP
New study finds these Americans shared more false information during Trump's presidential campaign than other demographics.
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Facebook Deactivates Page Attacking R. Kelly Accusers
The page attempted to smear women who appeared on a docuseries featuring allegations of sexual and emotional abuse against the singer.
Facebook Pages Used Russian Tactics To Make Democratic Push In Alabama Special Election
Who exactly led the efforts remains unclear, but the funding sources trace back to progressive activists and tech billionaires.
The New House Democratic Majority Will Take Antitrust Oversight Seriously
Democrats will investigate monopolies, oversee the regulators and write new antitrust legislation.
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Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Can't Stop All Election Interference
The social media giant chalked it up to an issue that "can never fully be solved."
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Evangelical Preacher Accuses Facebook Of 'Censoring Free Speech' After Getting Blocked
Franklin Graham's Facebook account was temporarily blocked over an old post he wrote attacking transgender rights.
Most Facebook Users Don't Trust The Site With Their Data
Users distrusted the social media giant even before its latest controversies.
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Here's What You Need To Know About Facebook's Colossally Bad Year
Company executives, particularly Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, have not exactly been forthcoming about the many controversies of 2018.
Facebook Allowed Some Tech Companies To Read And Delete Users’ Private Messages: NYT
Since 2010, the tech giant has reportedly granted over 150 companies deeper access to users’ personal data than it has admitted.
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NAACP Lashes Out At Facebook Over Misinformation Campaigns Targeting Black People
The #LogOutFacebook boycott started on Tuesday.
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Preserving U.S. Democracy Means Breaking Up Monopolies Like Facebook And Amazon
Richard North Patterson
The threat to freedom isn't big government; it's big business.
Jaron Lanier Helped Create Social Media, And Now He's Begging You To Leave It Behind
Jaron Lanier helped invent virtual reality and develop the internet. Now he is offering 10 reasons to delete your social media accounts immediately.
Unearthed Facebook Emails Show How It Gave Access To User Data
By Danica Kirka, AP
Newly released documents show Facebook gave preferential access of its users' personal information to certain companies.
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