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WATCH: Brad Parscale Shuts Down PBS Reporter Who Blames Trump for ‘Post-Truth World’

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale swatted away a PBS interviewer’s attempt to blame President Donald Trump and tech platforms like Facebook for spreading “divisive” messages and “opinion” rather than news, in a long-form interview. The full interview was recorded for the new PBS Frontline documentary The Facebook Dilemma and can be watched below. [embedded content] The interviewer […]

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Report: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Ordered Oppo Research on George Soros, Then Denied in Public

A recent article published by the New York Times titled “Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis,” provides insight into how Facebook has operated through numerous crises over the past few years. The report alleged that Facebook hired a PR firm called Definers Public Affairs which published articles critical of Facebook’s competitors through an associated conservative […]

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UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents

In an attempt to hold Facebook accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of internal Facebook documents from an American software executive visiting the country for business. The Guardian reports that the U.K. Parliament has used their legal powers to obtain a number of internal Facebook documents as it […]

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Facebook Ad Platform Crashes Ahead of Black Friday

Facebook’s ad platform crashed for several hours Tuesday, just days ahead of Black Friday — one of the most important days of the year for both retailers and online merchants. As Black Friday draws closer and retailers and online merchants prepare for one of the busiest shopping days of the year, both Facebook and Instagram’s advertising […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants to Use Instagram to ‘Humanize’ Government

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stated recently that she wants to use her Instagram account to “humanize” government. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stated this week that she plans to use the Facebook-owned photo and video sharing platform Instagram to “humanize” the government. In an interview with MSNBC, Ocasio-Cortez stated, “I think it’s so important that we humanize our government. I’ve spoken […]