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Watch: Facebook Purge of Dissenting Voices Could Lead To Its Demise

Alex Jones has been banned, the Mind Unleashed disappears, Diamond and Silk got hit… Will Facebook’s continued purge of dissenting voices on the platform lead to its demise? Investigative journalist Ben Swann thinks so: But, maybe the fall of Facebook has been in the cards for a while. Facebook’s own employees now fear that the “golden years are over.” “There are ...

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Fake Facebook Groups Orchestrated Real Life Pro-DACA, Anti-Trump Protests

  by Kyle Perisic Last year’s protests condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program were orchestrated by a foreign influenced Facebook group aimed at sowing discord in the U.S. The group, called “Resistance,” successfully influenced thousands of demonstrators into attending a pro-DACA, anti-Trump protests in New York City, for an event called ...

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Facebook Suspends the Account of Infowars Founder Alex Jones Over ‘Hate Speech’

Facebook has suspended the account of InfoWars host Alex Jones for 30 days, citing a violation of their community standards on “bullying” and “hate speech.”  “While the suspension means page administrators will be unable to post content for the next 30 days however the suspension is only of Alex Jones himself, meaning InfoWars employees can still post content on his page ...

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Facebook still hates Conservatives and Patriots

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 feel that Facebook has within its ...

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The Power Of The Protesting Employee: Big Tech Companies Are Being Taken Over By Low-Level Workers

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by Eric Lieberman Employees of powerful tech companies have been speaking out against corporate projects and partnerships, manifesting a trend that may indicate a power shift. Battles between staff and companies are not new. In the mid to late 1800s and the turn of the twentieth century, labor unions became increasingly popular. They were considered a way to collectively advocate ...

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Zuckerberg Admits Mishandling Controversy Surrounding Labeling Conservative Pundits ‘Dangerous’

  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 given the labels. The two are ...

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If You Run A Facebook Page, You’re Responsible For User Data, Says EU Court

  by Eric Lieberman The top court in Europe ruled Tuesday that users who operate and organize a fan page on Facebook are responsible for safeguarding the involved data. The decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) could conceivably make page administrators — which are sometimes average users only overseeing a group with members in the single digits ...

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New Facebook data breach shows why you should never reveal personal information on social media

Facebook, still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica personal data scandal, is facing scrutiny again as the intimate details of 3 million of its users were exposed in a data breach. The data came from a popular Facebook hosted personality app which stored answers to very personal questions in a database that was accessible to anyone on the internet. ‘This type ...

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Facebook Looking Into Allegation That ‘Privileged Access’ Employee Used Company Tech To Stalk Women

  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 do with this information?” I’ve been ...

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Facebook Plans To ‘Dial Up’ Suppression Of News Outlets

  by Peter Hasson Facebook plans to “dial up” the suppression of certain news outlets, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed on Tuesday. Zuckerberg made the comment while holding an off-the-record meeting with a select group of media outlets. Zuckerberg briefly went on the record at the end of the meeting to answer questions about Facebook’s recent changes to the newsfeed, according ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Listening Tour’ Stops in DC

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. The Senate questioning was so ineffective Zuckerberg could have gone all Microsoft on ...

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Using Facebook Data-Genius or Villain? Depends On the Year…and the Winner!

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 fell on his sword in a ...

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