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Mark Zuckerberg gets trashed over Vietnam photo
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg faced a barrage of dislikes Friday from Norway, where the editor of the country’s largest newspaper assailed the social network’s decision to remove an iconic image from the Vietnam War. Espen Egil Hansen, editor of Aftenposten, accused Zuckerberg of “abusing your power” as the “world’s most powerful editor” for censoring the...
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Facebook deletes Norway PM’s post criticizing the company’s censorship of iconic Vietnam photo
Facebook deleted a post by Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg which criticized the social networking service for censoring the iconic ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from the Vietnam War. Read Full Article at RT.com
1899 points by Russia Today | Facebook Nick Ut Phan Thị Kim Phúc Freedom of speech Napalm Mark Zuckerberg Vietnam Censorship
Norway's PM attacks Facebook 'censorship' over Vietnam photo
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's prime minister accused Facebook Inc on Friday of censorship after it deleted an iconic Vietnam War era news photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack from pages, including her own.
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Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over 'Napalm Girl' Photo
Facebook faced accusations of censorship from Norway following its decision to delete posts containing the Pulitzer-winning image of a girl fleeing napalm bombs during the Vietnam War.
1926 points by The Wall Street Journal | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Napalm Vietnam War United States Prime minister Dustin Moskovitz Social network service
Facebook co-founder promises $20 million to stop Trump
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:47 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
712 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Facebook Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Mark Zuckerberg George W. Bush
Norway paper blasts Facebook for 'napalm girl' censorship
Norways's Aftenposten newspaper accused Facebook's chief of 'abusing your power.'       
4869 points by USA Today | Facebook Social network service MySpace Napalm Phan Thị Kim Phúc Publishing Viet Cong Web 2.0
Norway's PM Solberg attacks Facebook 'censorship' over Vietnam photo
Norway's prime minister joined a campaign by a Norwegian newspaper on Friday accusing Facebook Inc of undue censorship by barring a Vietnam War era news photograph showing a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack.
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Newspaper blasts Facebook for nude 'napalm girl' censorship
Norways's Aftenposten newspaper accused Facebook's chief of 'abusing your power.'         
4869 points by Arizona Republic | Facebook Social network service MySpace Napalm Phan Thị Kim Phúc Publishing Viet Cong Web 2.0
Norway paper blasts Facebook for nude 'napalm girl' censorship
Norways's Aftenposten newspaper accused Facebook's chief of 'abusing your power.'       
4869 points by USA Today | Facebook Social network service MySpace Napalm Phan Thị Kim Phúc Publishing Viet Cong Web 2.0
Tech mogul gifts $20M to help beat Trump
In a late and likely consequential move, a co-founder of Facebook is donating $20 million of his fortune to Democratic coffers in a bid to help defeat Republican candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
35278 points by CNN | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Elections Facebook Hillary Rodham Clinton Election Mark Zuckerberg Republican Party
Facebook slammed for censoring naked girl war photo

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Baltimore County police, prosecutors seek access to Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages
Police and prosecutors in Baltimore County are seeking Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages and other account information as part of an investigation into her shooting death by police – a move an attorney for her family says is wrong. Documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun show a county detective...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Mark Zuckerberg Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution Facebook Police Sheriff Criminal Investigation Department United States Law enforcement
Tragic ending for newborn twins captured hugging in photo that broke internet's heart
Mason and Hawk captured the internet's heart when a photo of the 11-day-old twins embracing each other was posted on Facebook, but now one of them has died from a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Read Full Article at RT.com
958 points by Russia Today | English-language films Hernia Pregnancy Surgery Facebook Infant Healing According to Jim
Hearts & minds: Google-run project to tackle ISIS propaganda, target US far right
A pilot project launched by Google’s startup incubator and a British IT company will target potential Islamic State recruits – and also the American far right – with new software that pairs violence-related search entries with anti-extremism ads. Read Full Article at RT.com
277 points by Russia Today | Islam Jihad Islamism Caliphate Facebook Yasmin Green Project management Entrepreneurship
The books Goldman Sachs bankers think you should read this fall
Goldman Sachs just published a back-to-school reading list of favorites from managing directors and partners around the globe.
181 points by The Denver Post | Mark Zuckerberg Goldman Sachs Investment banks Facebook Managing director Henry Paulson Marcus Goldman Winston Churchill
GM’s Barra is Fortune's Most Powerful Woman
Mary Barra has been named for the second straight year atop Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women list        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Initial public offering Sheryl Sandberg Stock market Facebook General Motors Indra Nooyi Corporate title Google
Why Pope Francis may be meeting with so many tech CEOs
The Bishop of Rome met with one of the high priests of Silicon Valley last week.
87 points by The Denver Post | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Eric E. Schmidt Pope Google Priscilla Chan Internet Chief executive officer
Mom’s viral Facebook note to husband strikes a funny bone — and a nerve
A mom’s profanity-laced missive to her husband before her getaway has been all the rage.        
69 points by Detroit Free Press | Sleep Facebook
Trump supporter accused of posting death threat on Facebook

13 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Fulton County Georgia Donald Trump Social media Milton County Georgia Facebook Post Comment Miami Hurricanes football
Police seek Alabama man who points gun at dog in online photo

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Social media Crime Internet Facebook Misdemeanor MySpace Alabama Social network service
Mont. senator's nephew found brutally slayed at home
Robert Tester (pictured), 35, the nephew of senior Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, was found lying in "a large pool of blood" on the living room floor of his Spokane, Wash., home around 7:20 a.m.
111 points by Daily News | Spokane Washington United States Senate Pearl Jam Jeff Ament The Spokesman-Review Montana Victimisation Facebook
CBO says latest GOP health care bill would cost more
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that the changes recently introduced to the GOP's health care bill could add billions of dollars to the bill's cost, without increasing the number of those insured.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Login User Access code Health care Social network service United States Facebook Massachusetts
'Sometimes, it's ok to throw rocks at girls': N.C. jewelry store slammed for billboard
A North Carolina jewelry store is under fire for a controversial billboard that critics say makes light of violence against women.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Violence against women Domestic violence Violence Advertising Asheville North Carolina Billboard Prostitution Facebook
Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time
Twitter Inc. is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said late Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Twitter Social network service Social media Donald Trump Facebook Google Web 2.0 Ivana Trump
Don't expect Facebook to burst your news bubble
Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown doesn't seem interested in shoving unwelcome news in users' faces.
-1 points by The Washington Post | Web feed Facebook Ideology Sociology Pew Research Center Campbell Brown Poynter Institute Bubble
Indiana Cracker Barrel firing goes viral, spawns the hashtag #bradswifematters
Brad's wife matters - to hundreds of thousands of social media users.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Social media Answer Facebook Answers Woman Fire
Tennis Channel Court Report: WTA notables hit court
Day 3 at the Miami Open included some of the WTA's biggest names in action, such as Karolina Pliskova cruising to a win.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Login User United States Tennis Access code USA Today Social network service Facebook
Highlights from the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16
        
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Twitter considering premium version for some users
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its network aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time. Like most other social media companies, Twitter since its founding 11 years ago has focused on building a...
-1 points by New York Post | Twitter Social network service Social media Donald Trump Facebook Web 2.0 Social information processing Ivana Trump
5 stories to catch up on - Verizon, Yahoo, Snap
The wireless price war tops the list         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Google Facebook Yahoo! Names of large numbers
Why Facebook feeds division and stress
Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto, penned clearly in response to accusations leveled in the wake of the US election, is a scary, dystopian document. It shows that Facebook — launched, in Zuckerberg’s own words, to “extend people’s capacity to build and maintain relationships” — is turning into something of an extraterritorial state run by a small, unelected...
7 points by New York Post | Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Dustin Moskovitz
The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world
NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he asks, "building the world we all want?"While most people now use Facebook to connect with friends and family, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. Facebook now has nearly 2 billion members, which makes it larger than any nation in the world.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Social network The Social Network Dustin Moskovitz Social network service
Stranger buys everyone's breakfast at Detroit diner
Detroit's Parks & Rec Diner received a special surprise last Saturday from an anonymous patron.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Free Press Random act of kindness Social network service Detroit Social media English-language films The Detroit News Facebook
US cities to hold 'Day Without Immigrants' protests
Organisers in Philadelphia, Washington, Boston, Chicago and New York tell immigrants to miss class and work.
4684 points by Al Jazeera English | United States Immigration Immigration to the United States Washington D.C. Spain Pew Research Center Facebook Human migration
Businesswoman Elaine Wynn to donate $1M to Planned Parenthood
Businesswoman Elaine Wynn plans to donate $1 million to Planned Parenthood amid calls by Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress to “defund” the organization.
4459 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Sheryl Sandberg Nevada Facebook President of the United States Philanthropy Las Vegas metropolitan area Utah
Notable NHL injuries for 2016-17 season
       
-2 points by Arizona Republic | User USA Today Sports Weekly Washington D.C. Login Ice hockey Facebook Injuries
Massachusetts man guilty of social media threats to torch mosque
A convicted Massachusetts felon has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Boston mosque during an alcohol-fueled social media spree. The threat was made a day after the 2015 terrorist attack in Paris that left 130 people dead and 360 injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
99 points by Russia Today | Supreme Court of the United States Crime United States Attorney United States Department of Justice First Amendment to the United States Constitution Criminal law Judiciary Act of 1789 Facebook
Why are parents so upset about American Girl dolls’ new underwear?
A recent change to the beloved American Girl dolls has some longtime customers up in arms.The company announced last week that its dolls will now have their underwear sewn on to their cloth bodies. Previously, undergarments for the dolls needed to be separately purchased and could be interchanged like the rest of the company’s toy accessories.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Doll American Girl Dolls Mattel Lingerie Underwear Facebook Girl
U.S. hits Venezuelan vice president with 'kingpin act' sanctions
The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of playing a major role ...       
15533 points by USA Today | United States User Login Access code Washington D.C. Facebook Social network service Miss Universe
Stars hit the 2017 Grammy Awards red carpet
        
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Facebook defamation leads to $500K settlement
A false remark on a Facebook posting results in a $500K defamation lawsuit settlement.       
503 points by USA Today | Intentional infliction of emotional distress Facebook Negligent infliction of emotional distress Tort Social media Buncombe County North Carolina Defamation Asheville North Carolina
Apple CEO: Fake news must go

28301 points by CNN | Broadsheet Newspaper The Times Facebook Deception The Independent The Daily Telegraph Simon Heffer
Anti-terrorist raid in German town triggered by ‘fake’ Facebook account
German special forces launched an anti-terrorist raid in a northern town looking for a man whose Facebook page implied he may be plotting an attack, only to find out that the profile might have been fake, German police said. Read Full Article at RT.com
602 points by Russia Today | Facebook Islam Police United States Terrorism Gun MySpace The Conclusion
City in fear: 100 die after cops walk out
More than one hundred people have been killed and several more injured in the Brazilian city of Vitoria this week, after military police officers staged a walkout to demand better salaries and benefits.
2488 points by CNN | Brazil Espírito Santo Police Federal government of the United States Facebook U.S. state War Armed forces
In Senate offices, aides juggle other responsibilities as phone calls keep coming
WASHINGTON — Jonas Murphy was taking a message about a cabinet nominee, and Noel Walker was explaining her boss’s opposition to the president’s travel ban when Sen. Bob Casey’s third phone line rang.
397 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Telephone Telephone call Telephone exchange Facebook Arlen Specter United States Senate Candidate Telephone number
Chicago man posed as woman on Facebook to lure children for sex
A Chicago man faced federal charges on Thursday for allegedly posing as a woman on Facebook to lure children to participate in sex acts.
19 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Facebook Social network service MySpace United States Human sexuality Age of consent Sexual intercourse Human trafficking
Best Buy Pulling Oculus Rift Demo Stations From 200 Stores
Best Buy is significantly cutting the number demo stations for Facebook’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in its stores: The retail giant will shut down VR demo stations in 200 stores. Business Insider, which was first to report the news Wednesday, cited sources at Best Buy attributing the closures to a lack of interest. However, Oculus... Read more »
14 points by Variety | Mark Zuckerberg Smartphone Virtual reality Facebook Dustin Moskovitz
Snap reaches $1-billion cloud computing deal with Amazon Web Services
Full coverage: Everything we learned from Snap Inc.'s IPO filing Feb. 9, 2017, 6:11 a.m. Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Thursday to move forward with what's expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company. Follow our coverage here. All updates Analysis...
55 points by Los Angeles Times | Initial public offering Google Amazon Web Services Cloud computing Facebook MySpace Company Amazon.com
What DA’s battle with Facebook could mean for your privacy
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. personally duked it out with Facebook’s lawyers in the state’s highest court Tuesday — with the social media giant warning that the privacy of all 8 million New Yorkers is at stake if it is forced to comply with warrants from law enforcement. Vance wants to be able to...
277 points by New York Post | Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution Robert M. Morgenthau Police Cyrus Vance Jr. New York County District Attorney Warrants Facebook Manhattan
Mansion in Bel Air is most expensive in U.S.
       
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