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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.
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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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Facebook Removed A Former Employee's Post Accusing It Of 'Failing' Black People
Mark Luckie said the tech giant "has a black people problem."
Let's Be Honest, Sheryl Sandberg Gets Criticized More Because She's A Woman
Her actions at Facebook are indefensible. But mistakes are a privilege women don't enjoy.
Cat Freaks Out In Front Of A Christmas Tree And You Have To See It Right Meow
There's something just beyond that tree that has this cat on edge.
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Ken Berry, Star Of Classic Comedy Shows Like 'Mama's Family' And 'F-Troop,' Dead at 85
By Pat Saperstein, Reuters
Berry served in the Army special services under Sergeant Leonard Nimoy.
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Here’s The Excruciating Audio Of Mic’s Co-founder Telling Everyone It’s Over
During the Thursday announcement, co-founder and CEO Chris Altchek placed the blame on Facebook.
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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Ordered Staff To Gather Information On Soros, NYT Reports
The Facebook executive is caught in the controversy over the social media giant's response to the liberal billionaire's criticisms.
Facebook Has Had A Very Bad Week. Again.
From public takedowns over racism at the company to scrutiny from a panel of international lawmakers, Facebook can't catch a break.
Dictionary.com Swipes At Facebook With Word Of The Year For 2018
It beat "representation," "self-made" and "backlash" for the annual title.
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Worried About Facebook Tracking Your Data? A Fake Account Might Help.
When it comes to your personal information online, there's no such thing as "delete."
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Facebook Admits To Targeting Billionaire George Soros In PR Attack
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said last week he didn't know about the PR campaign until The New York Times investigation.
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Child Bride Auctioned Off On Facebook, Which Didn't Notice The Sale
It reportedly took two weeks before the auction post about the South Sudanese girl was removed. By then, she was married.
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