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Several celebrities took to social media and hit the streets to join the student activists and others who marched in Washington, DC, and in other cities across the country in support of gun control.

byJerome Hudson24 Mar 2018, 1:57 PM PDT0

Former President Barack Obama tweeted out a message to the anti-Second Amendment activists marching all around the country, saying that he and Michelle are “so inspired” and that “nothing can stand in the way of millions of voices calling for change.”

byJohn Nolte24 Mar 2018, 1:02 PM PDT0

In the last week, liberal corporations and anti-gun interests have launched a new salvo in the gun control battle.

byKris W. Kobach24 Mar 2018, 3:00 AM PDT0

Harry Potter author and millionaire left-wing activist J.K. Rowling has been criticized by fellow activists for liking a “transphobic” post on Twitter, which described transgender women as “men in dresses.”

byCharlie Nash23 Mar 2018, 11:39 AM PDT0

Dan Neil and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk attend Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Revenge of the Electric Car' during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Elon Musk has responded to the recent data scandal at Facebook by deleting both Tesla and SpaceX’s pages as part of the #DeleteFacebook backlash against the social media giant.

byBen Kew23 Mar 2018, 11:31 AM PDT0

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.

byAdelle Nazarian23 Mar 2018, 11:30 AM PDT0

Quotas

A New York Times column published this week by David Brooks argues that modern America values identity over individual thought.

byTom Ciccotta23 Mar 2018, 11:25 AM PDT0

An article published on health information site Heathline this month argues that doctors discriminate against their overweight patients.

byTom Ciccotta23 Mar 2018, 11:01 AM PDT0

Professor Jennifer McErlean of Siena College in Albany, New York, has come under fire after she called conservative student organizations “evil” in an email.

byTom Ciccotta23 Mar 2018, 10:47 AM PDT0

sexual assistants

Personal advertisements on Craigslist have been shut down following the passing of an anti-sex trafficking bill.

byCharlie Nash23 Mar 2018, 10:35 AM PDT0

(FILES) This file photo taken on July 13, 2017 shows Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., attending the fourth day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho

Breitbart News Senior Tech Correspondent Allum Bokhari joined Breitbart News Editor-In-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Daily, Friday, to discuss Silicon Valley’s double standard on free speech and regulation.

byCharlie Nash23 Mar 2018, 10:27 AM PDT0

Google Deep Learning researcher François Chollet took to Twitter recently to outline Facebook’s use of “digital information consumption” as a “psychological control vector,” while also describing the company’s interest in A.I., adding “Personally, it really scares me.”

byLucas Nolan23 Mar 2018, 10:06 AM PDT0

The latest crisis laying siege to Facebook has raised the specter that Mark Zuckerberg has lost control of his creation and been naive about the unintended consequences of people sharing so much about themselves

In a recent interview, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears to be opening up to the idea of government regulation of tech companies, including his own.

byLucas Nolan23 Mar 2018, 9:53 AM PDT0

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has described “three converging forces” shaping world politics: populist nationalism, the emergence of blockchain and cryptocurrency, and the movement for “digital sovereignty” in the face of overmighty tech firms.

byJack Montgomery23 Mar 2018, 9:14 AM PDT0

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said in a recent interview that the social media giant is “open to regulation” by the government.

byLucas Nolan23 Mar 2018, 8:41 AM PDT0

Since when did we get to the stage where free speech needs defending? Where jokes – in however poor taste – suddenly become justification for a prison sentence?

byJames Delingpole23 Mar 2018, 6:21 AM PDT0

Police

Police Scotland has come under fire on social media after posting a message threatening to hunt down anonymous Twitter users in the wake of the ‘Nazi Pug’ controversy.

byJack Montgomery23 Mar 2018, 2:15 AM PDT0

Iowa Salon Slammed on Social Media for Styling Ivanka Trump

An Iowa salon was slammed on social media after it posted a photo of Ivanka Trump and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds showing off their new looks after going to the salon for a touch-up.

byKatherine Rodriguez22 Mar 2018, 7:23 PM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckberg confirms that Facebook will no longer be a neutral platform for free speech – it will be edited from the top down.

byAllum Bokhari22 Mar 2018, 5:06 PM PDT0

RALEIGH —

A woman has been arrested on Wednesday in Raleigh, North Carolina, and her child taken into protective custody after a Facebook video of the baby smoking went viral, police said.

byKatherine Rodriguez22 Mar 2018, 2:53 PM PDT0

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch now consumes a whopping 600,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean.

byNate Church22 Mar 2018, 1:52 PM PDT0

justice

Robert Epstein, a Senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, published an op-ed recently claiming that Cambridge Analytica are not the problem in the latest user data scandal, but tech giants Facebook and Google themselves are.

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 11:42 AM PDT0

The world's largest fine for an overdue library book is $345.14 (323 euros) according to Guinness World Records

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is considering eliminating 13 majors that they believe do not provide a clear path to employment.

byTom Ciccotta22 Mar 2018, 11:36 AM PDT0

Sophia, a humanoid robot, is the main attraction at a conference on artificial intelligence this week but her technology has raised concerns for future human jobs

An editorial in China’s state-run Global Times this week called for a national strategy to displace the United States as the world leader in artificial intelligence technology.

byJohn Hayward22 Mar 2018, 11:26 AM PDT0

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A group of conservative students at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, had a collection of posters torn down by their peers last week.

byTom Ciccotta22 Mar 2018, 11:24 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg is dancing to the tune of politicians, corporations and global elites, not his own users.

byAllum Bokhari22 Mar 2018, 11:21 AM PDT0

A professor at Seattle University argues in a new book that video games promote “toxic meritocracy” or the expectation that the most skilled, hardest working player should win.

byTom Ciccotta22 Mar 2018, 11:12 AM PDT0

Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has claimed posts under the popular #deletefacebook hashtag, which are encouraging users to withdraw from the social network, are “not good,” but added that deletions have not reached a “meaningful number.”

byCharlie Nash22 Mar 2018, 11:06 AM PDT0

OPSHOT - A lit sign is seen at the entrance to Facebook's corporate headquarters location in Menlo Park, California on March 21, 2018. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed on March 21 to 'step up' to fix problems at the social media giant, as it fights a snowballing scandal over the hijacking of personal data from millions of its users. / AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Wednesday afternoon I published a piece explaining why it is time for Facebook to be regulated like a public utility or even as a public utility. Since then, people have made a number of arguments against that idea. Here are my rebuttals.

byJohn Nolte22 Mar 2018, 10:38 AM PDT0

Congressional Committee Asks Mark Zuckerberg to Testify on Facebook Data Scandal

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 10:17 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

A crisis communications expert and PR firm CEO claimed he was “shocked” that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had taken nearly five days to respond to recent allegations of user data misuse.

byCharlie Nash22 Mar 2018, 10:11 AM PDT0

A video capture from an Uber dashcam moments before a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian in Phoenix, Arizona

Newly released video footage shows the moment that a self-driving Uber vehicle, operated by a convicted felon, hit and killed a pedestrian. The video has been called “damning for Uber” by a professor who robot-perception systems.

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM PDT0

Iconic actor William Shatner called out Facebook on Tuesday after they promoted a fake news story on his birthday claiming that he was dead.

byCharlie Nash22 Mar 2018, 9:31 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is being asked on both sides of the Atlantic to explain the social media giant's response to the leak of data on 50 million users to a political consultant for Donald Trump

A trade body representing 3,000 UK advertisers is expected to meet with Facebook following the company’s latest user data scandal to send the message that “enough is enough.”

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 9:24 AM PDT0

16-year-old Zei Uwadia has defied all expectations, rising to her feet and walking while attached to the life support system that keeps her breathing.

byNate Church22 Mar 2018, 9:21 AM PDT0

Facebook has been embroiled in a scandal over the harvesting of user data by a British firm linked to US  President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign

Despite evidence suggesting that Facebook has been unable to properly look after user data, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that the company will investigate itself.

byCharlie Nash22 Mar 2018, 9:06 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a recent interview that he would be “happy” to testify before Congress about the site’s recent data scandal but dodged a commitment to do so by adding the caveat that he would testify only if it is “the right thing to do.”

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 9:01 AM PDT0

CAMBRIDGE, MA - MAY 25: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at the Alumni Exercises at Harvard's 366th commencement exercises on May 25, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Zuckerberg studied computer science at Harvard before leaving to move Facebook to Paolo Alto, CA. He returned to the campus this week to his former dorm room and live streamed his visit. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)

Democrat campaign strategist Justin Horwitz appeared on Breitbart News Saturday to discuss how Facebook’s recent changes could lead to censorship, and the way they “marginalize any voice that isn’t in lockstep.”

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 7:09 AM PDT0

Facebook

From the Financial Times: Facebook is hardly the first company to harvest customer data and resell it. Neither does this practice always have a nefarious odour. Many of us still have a little card hanging from our key chains. It

byBreitbart London22 Mar 2018, 5:40 AM PDT0

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke on CNN for the first time in person about his company’s latest user data scandal.

byLucas Nolan22 Mar 2018, 4:50 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

“The format was so disappointing. Just putting out 1,000 words. Where is the objective press conference where people can challenge and ask questions?” Sonnenfeld said.

byJohn Carney21 Mar 2018, 4:06 PM PDT0

Richard Grenell

Under the hashtag #ConfirmGrenell, conservative activists have demanded an end to the Senate block against President Donald Trump’s appointment of Richard Grenell as ambassador to Germany.

byCharlie Nash21 Mar 2018, 3:00 PM PDT0

Facebook allowing political campaigns to mine data has only recently become controversial. Obama’s use of Facebook data is an open secret.

byAllum Bokhari21 Mar 2018, 2:48 PM PDT0

Gun Safety Demonstration YouTube

YouTube is entering the gun control debate with a new ban on videos which demo firearms or link to websites selling firearms or firearm accessories.

byAWR Hawkins21 Mar 2018, 2:45 PM PDT0

Zuckerberg apologized to users for weak data protections prior to 2014, and promised to audit developers of pre-2014 apps. Will that include Obama’s 2012 campaign?

byAllum Bokhari21 Mar 2018, 1:41 PM PDT0

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