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Starting May 1, Microsoft will begin enforcing a ban on “offensive language.” To do so, they have determined that they have the right to mine private user data to “investigate.”

byNate Church26 Mar 2018, 2:11 PM PDT0

Tim Cook

The CEOs of Apple and IBM gave a blunt assessment of Facebooks ongoing data privacy scandal.

byAllum Bokhari26 Mar 2018, 11:47 AM PDT0

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Companies are realizing that they have to train new workers to learn job skills that they failed to learn in college, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.

byTom Ciccotta26 Mar 2018, 10:51 AM PDT0

European Council

Professors at Lewis & Clark College are expressing their concerns after a group of students successfully derailed an event featuring Christina Hoff Sommers earlier this month.

byTom Ciccotta26 Mar 2018, 10:47 AM PDT0

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A feature in the New York Times this week highlighted a Swedish preschool trend that involves teachers ignoring the gender of their children in the classroom.

byTom Ciccotta26 Mar 2018, 10:43 AM PDT0

Chrissy Teigen

Model Chrissy Teigen announced her departure as a user from Snapchat, Saturday, following Rihannas own attack on the platform this month.

byCharlie Nash26 Mar 2018, 10:35 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

Facebook may be collecting data from your phone calls, messages and contacts — heres how to turn it off.

byLucas Nolan26 Mar 2018, 10:15 AM PDT0

In a rare departure from the mainstream narrative, Zuckerberg expressed doubts about being the worlds censor.

byAllum Bokhari26 Mar 2018, 10:10 AM PDT0

In this Wednesday, June 21, 2017, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks in preparation for the Facebook Communities Summit, in Chicago, in advance of an announcement of a new Facebook initiative designed to spur people to form more meaningful communities with Facebook's groups feature. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The FTC has announced that they have opened a federal investigation into Facebook following the companys latest user data scandal, citing “substantial concerns” about Facebooks treatment of users private data.

byLucas Nolan26 Mar 2018, 9:41 AM PDT0

Quitting Facebook is not always easy because of the way the social network is intertwined into the fabric of the internet

A new poll shows that public trust in social media platform Facebook has dropped massively following the sites latest data scandal.

byLucas Nolan26 Mar 2018, 8:46 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

Facebooks Android app has been collecting data on its users phone calls and texts outside of the platform, prompting privacy concerns from consumers who didnt know just how far Facebooks data collection efforts really go.

byCharlie Nash26 Mar 2018, 8:37 AM PDT0

Sunday on NBCs “Meet the Press,” Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told show moderator Chuck Todd that Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg needed to come before the U.S. Congress and give testimony about his

byJeff Poor26 Mar 2018, 8:28 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has taken out full-page advertisements in seven British and three American newspapers to apologize for their latest user data scandal.

byLucas Nolan26 Mar 2018, 8:26 AM PDT0

Facebook data has been used for years on political campaigns, but members of Barack Obama's team deny obtaining people's information without consent

Following the “refocusing” of Facebooks News Feed algorithm to prioritize posts from friends and family, Facebooks ad costs spiked significantly, as ads are reaching fewer consumers.

byLucas Nolan26 Mar 2018, 8:18 AM PDT0


Dubai – Bahraini authorities on Sunday announced they would be taking “severe measures” to track down dissidents who use social media, as the Gulf monarchy tightens its grip on political opposition.

byBreitbart Jerusalem26 Mar 2018, 3:31 AM PDT0

FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, a man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. Some Facebook users received an unsettling shock Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, when an unexplained glitch caused the social networking service to post a notice that implied they were dead. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

A Rasmussen poll shows that 51 percent of Facebook users are “very” or “somewhat” likely to quit Facebook over privacy concerns.

byJohn Nolte26 Mar 2018, 3:22 AM PDT0

VIDEO: Fast Food Employee Spits in Customers Food

An employee at a Pita Pit in Missoula, Montana, has been fired after a viral Facebook video caught her spitting in a customers food order.

byKatherine Rodriguez25 Mar 2018, 5:28 PM PDT0

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 SpaceXs 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 Treasurys 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


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 Patriots Breitbart News Daily, Friday, to discuss Silicon Valleys 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 Facebooks use of “digital information consumption” as a “psychological control vector,” while also describing the companys 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 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


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


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 Chinas 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


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

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