Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts

Although Congress has focused on Facebook’s alleged censorship in recent weeks, Twitter continues to engage in mass bans of conservatives with little outside scrutiny. Increasingly, these bans come after users post “hate facts” — statements that are factually true, but politically inconvenient for progressives. The most high-profile individual to be banned on this basis was … More Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts

Facebook Circles the Wagons and Shuffles Executives Following User Privacy Scandal

Getty/Chip Somodevilla by Lucas Nolan9 May 20180 9 May, 20189 May, 2018 Facebook is reportedly overhauling its entire management structure following its recent user data scandal. Facebook has begun a huge overhaul of their management structure, according to the New York Times. The tech company has reportedly restructured into three new divisions with leadership of the company’s … More Facebook Circles the Wagons and Shuffles Executives Following User Privacy Scandal

Masters of the Universe: Tech Companies to Attend White House AI Discussion

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images by Lucas Nolan9 May 20180 9 May, 20189 May, 2018 Executives from tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook are set to attend a discussion on Artificial Intelligence at the White House on Thursday. Alongside 34 other major U.S. companies, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are set to appear at a … More Masters of the Universe: Tech Companies to Attend White House AI Discussion

Conservative Street Artist Sabo Mocks Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s $380 Million Payday

Conservative street artist Sabo has taken aim at Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and the way his company profits off user data — in his latest art installations. Conservative street artist Sabo has taken aim at Google CEO Sundar Pichai in a series of art installations across San Francisco, according to conservative journalist Katie Hopkins. Pichai sold a … More Conservative Street Artist Sabo Mocks Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s $380 Million Payday

Former Reddit CEO Asks Silicon Valley CEOs to Crackdown on ‘Incel’ Employees

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu by Charlie Nash4 May 20180 4 May, 20184 May, 2018 Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao, who was referred to as “Chairman Pao” by critical users during her time at Reddit, asked Silicon Valley tech company CEOs to crackdown on “incel” employees on Wednesday. “CEOs of big tech companies: You almost certainly have … More Former Reddit CEO Asks Silicon Valley CEOs to Crackdown on ‘Incel’ Employees

Tesla Stock Plummets Following Investor Conference Call

Paul Sakuma/AP by Lucas Nolan3 May 20180 3 May, 20183 May, 2018 Tesla stock has taken a dive following what has been described as a “bizarre” conference call with CEO Elon Musk. Elon Musk reportedly told investors not to purchase Tesla stock if they couldn’t stomach market volatility — and many of them seem to … More Tesla Stock Plummets Following Investor Conference Call

Facebook Employee Allegedly Used Company Tools to Stalk Women

The Associated Press by Lucas Nolan2 May 20180 2 May, 20182 May, 2018 Facebook has fired an employee who allegedly used company tools to stalk women across the Internet. Facebook has fired an unnamed security engineer who was reportedly using his access to developer tools at the company to stalk women across the Internet. Alex Stamos, … More Facebook Employee Allegedly Used Company Tools to Stalk Women

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Will ‘Dial Up the Intensity’ of News ‘Suppression’ Leading Up to Midterm Elections

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images by Lucas Nolan2 May 20180 2 May, 20182 May, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated recently that the company plans to “dial up the intensity” of news suppression leading towards the U.S. midterm elections. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated this week that the social media firm has plans to further crack down … More Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Will ‘Dial Up the Intensity’ of News ‘Suppression’ Leading Up to Midterm Elections

Facebook ‘Bug’ Shows Company Plan for Flagging ‘Hate Speech’

Getty/Chip Somodevilla by Allum Bokhari1 May 20180 1 May, 20181 May, 2018 Facebook accidentally rolled out what appeared to be a crowd-sourced “hate speech” flagging system, in which users were asked whether a post constituted hate speech or not. Earlier today, Facebook users began reporting that questionnaires had been attached to innocuous posts, asking them if … More Facebook ‘Bug’ Shows Company Plan for Flagging ‘Hate Speech’

WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum to Leave Facebook Following Privacy Conflicts

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum has announced plans to leave the company following multiple clashes with parent company Facebook. Jan Koum, the CEO of messaging app WhatsApp — acquired by Facebook in 2014 — has recently stated his intentions to step down from his role at the company following internal conflicts with Facebook management, according to SiliconValley.com. According … More WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum to Leave Facebook Following Privacy Conflicts