How Facebook got into a mess and why it cant get out of it

April 20, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg will be drag before Congress this week. Hell apologise but his company doesnt know how to change its label of surveillance capitalism Ponder this … and sob. The United States, theoretically a ripen democracy of 327 million souls, is ruled by a 71 -year-old unstable narcissist with a serious social media habit. And the lawmakers of this republic have hauled up before them a 34 -year-old lily-white male,…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he made ‘huge mistake,’ must take ‘broader view’ of responsibility

April 20, 2018

Video Facebook: Up to 87 million consumers affected in data scandal CEO Mark Zuckerberg to witnes on Capitol Hill over data-mining scandal; reaction from advocate Emily Compagno. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took responsibility for the social network’s “huge mistake” in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and the platform’s persona in Russia’s disinformation campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. During a wide-ranging phone conversation on Wednesday with…

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Russian trolls launch a disinformation campaign after the Syria airstrikes: Pentagon

April 20, 2018

Following U.S.-led alliance ten-strikes in Syria to degrade chemical weapons abilities, the Pentagon tells it’s learnt a “2, 000 percent increase” in Russian “disinformation.” Chief Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White replied at a briefing on Saturday that “there has been a 2,000 percentage increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours.” close An investigation into the 2016 presidential elections by the federal government has noticed … … that a number…

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Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

April 20, 2018

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was still not 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital crew for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading photographs of the Illinois senator to something called a Facebook page. At the next desk was another activist…

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Trump warns Kremlin about countering a US strike in Syria, blasts ‘Gas Killing Animal’ Assad

April 20, 2018

Video Will Trump assemble a coalition to respond to Assad ? Insight from Rep. Lee Zeldin and Lt. Col. Oliver North on ‘Fox News@ Night.SSSS President Trump warned the Kremlin on Wednesday not to retaliate against any U.S. strike on Syria in the consequences of the a lethal chemical weapons attack orchestrated by the Assad regime. In a morning tweet, Trump referred to Syrian President Bashar Assad as a “Gas…

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Zuckerberg’s refusal to testify before UK MPs ‘absolutely astonishing’

April 19, 2018

Chair of committee investigating fake news exhorts Facebook head to think again if he has any care for users Mark Zuckerberg has come under intense criticism from the UK parliamentary committee analyse fake news after the head of Facebook refused an invitation to testify in front of MPs for a third time. The chair, Damian Collins, told you so had become more urgent the Facebook founder give evidence in person…

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Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Lawyer as White House Denies Affair

April 19, 2018

Daniels accuses Michael Cohen of defamation, suggesting she lied Trump strongly denies underlying allegations, spokesman says Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a defendant in her litigation against the president, another crease in the legal morass arising as a result of her alleged liaison with Trump in 2006 and a subsequent agreement not to discuss the relationship. Daniels, an adult actress whose real epithet is Stephanie Clifford, claimed on Monday that…

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25 Things 3-Year-Olds Have Said to Prove They Are Comedic Geniuses

April 18, 2018

” Whoever coined the phrase “terrible twos” had obviously never made it to threes …” @ ” Last summertime when I was updating my momma about my life, my niece strolled up and told me to” stop articulating boring things .”” Anna Berardinelli I think this often when some people talk about their own problems, but three year olds might be the only people to get away with such a…

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9 Little-Known Scandals Currently Rocking the Public

April 18, 2018

1. The Flint Water Crisis via: Getty I know what you’re thinking. You know all about this Flint water crisis. The citizens of Flint, Michigan have been unable to booze the water from their taps since 2014( can you believe it’s been that long ?!), when the city decided to switch it ocean informant from Lake Huron and the Detroit River to the Flint River. The people were exposed to…

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Fox News host Howard Kurtz hits back at AP over incorrect graphic story

April 17, 2018

Graphic depicting poll answer on trust was evidenced out of sequence but Kurtz points out on Facebook numbers were used later on in show Fox News host Howard Kurtz said on Monday that a graphic evidencing the terminal lagging other cable report networks in trustworthiness was taken down during the course of its testify because it was posted at the wrong time. Kurtz, who hosts Media Buzz, said in a…

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Sinclair TV chairman to Trump: ‘We are here to deliver your message’

April 17, 2018

The rightwing broadcaster met Trump at the White House to pitch a potentially lucrative new product to officials The chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group satisfied Donald Trump at the White House during a inspect to pitch a potentially lucrative brand-new product to administration officials, the Guardian has learned. David D Smith, whose company has been criticized by inducing its fastens involved in stimulating microchips for televisions, cellphones and other machines…

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Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Value While Senators Question Apology

April 17, 2018

People use its services’ 100 billion times a day’: Zuckerberg ‘ We’ve visualized the apologetic tours, ’ flouted Senator Blumenthal Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s value before Congress and pledged to correct its mistakes, as senators questioned whether he’ll give after years of failed assurances that he’d protect user privacy. ” People come to Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger about 100 billion times a day to share a piece of…

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Here’s how to find out which of your Facebook friends are sharing fake news

April 16, 2018

Not again, Megan . Image: Facebook Annoyed by the never-ending river of fake news on social media? You can now use Facebook’s brand-new News Feed feature to identify your friends who are now sharing misleading or just plain old inaccurate report and set them back on the path of righteousness. The feature, launched Tuesday for U.S. users, is actually an extension of an older News Feed update Facebook has been…

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Cambridge Analytica chief recalled by MPs

April 15, 2018

In a letter, the committee chairwoman, Damian Collins, requested Mr Nix supply farther prove following records published in the media this week. He said MPs were interested in questioning him about his “denial that your corporation received data regarding the Global Science Research company” and “your claim that you ‘do not work with Facebook data, and … do not have Facebook data’.” The parliamentary committee has also called for Facebook…

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5 Stupid Things We Need To Stop Clicking On

April 15, 2018

We are living through the final gasp of the Information Age. Experts is assessed that 62 percent of all information we now receive is purposely false-hearted, and that includes the percentage and experts I made up at the start of this sentence. The sad truth is, most of you are able to never have the critical thinking or experiment skills to know what’s real, and that will merely establish you…

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Instagram rolls out Focus portrait mode for videos and photos

April 14, 2018

Instagram is one-upping Apple with a likenes mode feature that runs on a wider variety of phones and working in cooperation with video , not only photos. Last month, TechCrunch reported about a Focus aspect buried in Instagram’s code, which began publicly experimenting a few weeks afterwards. Now Instagram is rolling out Focus, which blurs the background while keeping someone’s face sharp-witted for a stylized, professional photography looking.” Focus mode…

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Report: John Kelly Wants Trump to Oust Scott Pruitt

April 14, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told President Donald Trump last week that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt needs to step down amid a slew of negative reports, according to The Wall Street Journal . The generator told the Journal that Kelly and” other White House aide-de-camps” wanted Pruitt to leave, but” the president is not ready to fire him .” Kelly was reportedly concerned about reports on…

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