Tag: Facebook

Alabama Police Investigate Racist Facebook Post Threatening To ‘Kill Every Negro’ At County Fair

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Facebook/Lee County Fair Police in Opelika, Alabama, are looking to ensure their city doesn’t become the next Buffalo, New York, as they are investigating a social media post threatening to kill Black people at an event next month at the Lee County Fair. According to Al.com, the Opelika Police Department said […]

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Actress Yara Shahidi To Produce And Star In Facebook Watch Series

NewsOne Featured Video Actress and activist Yara Shahidi is using her production imprint, 7th Sun Productions, to develop content that amplifies diverse experiences and perspectives. One of the latest projects on the slate is a show that will be hosted by the Black-ish star on Facebook Watch, Variety reported. Dubbed Yara Shahidi’s Day Off, the […]

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Teddy Riley Shares Why He Hasn’t Been Able to See His Youngest Son on Red Table Talk

Teddy Riley Shares Why He Hasn’t Been Able to See His Youngest Son on ‘Red Table Talk’ Advertisement “This is probably one of the saddest days of my life. It’s my baby son‘s birthday today and I haven’t seen him in three years plus,” he captioned. “I’ve done everything that I’m supposed to do as […]

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Qualcomm Partners with Meta and Bose

Lila Snyder, CEO, Bose with Cristiano Amon, president and CEO, Qualcomm on stage at IFA 2022 Qualcomm President and CEO, Cristiano Amon, delivered the opening keynote of IFA 2022 in Berlin. During his hour-long speech, he highlighted the key innovations of Qualcomm’s latest compute platform, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. One of the key pillars […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Tells Joe Rogan That Running Facebook Sucks, Metaverse Is Better

On Thursday, two men famous for running gigantic platforms that host disinformation and conspiracies talked together on a podcast. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta and the man behind Facebook, and Joe Rogan talked for close to three hours in a wide-ranging conversation on Rogan’s podcast that focused on virtual reality, social media censorship, and […]

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Facebook and Twitter Take Down a U.S. Propaganda Operation Targeting Russia, China, Iran

Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have taken down a series of accounts that appeared to be running a Russian-language, pro-U.S. influence operation, according to researchers from the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) and Graphika, a private research company. The campaign lasted […]

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Toxic Social Media Star Andrew Tate Banned From Facebook, TikTok, Instagram And YouTube

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Andrew Tate, a former professional boxer turned social media influencer known for his misogynistic content, has been banned from Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube. In a statement, Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram said the kickboxing champion was banned from its platforms for violating its […]

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Women in Ohio Are Using TikTok to Warn Each Other About Brock Turner

Brock Turner leaves the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. (Dan Honda/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images Archives) Brock Turner is going viral again. Convicted in 2016 of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, Turner was sentenced to just six months in jail—a sentence that, to many, […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Debuted A New, Better Metaverse Avatar After His Previous One Was Dragged To Kingdom Come

Mark Zuckerberg may have helped invent social media as we know it, but that doesn’t him from being dragged online. Like Jack Dorsey, he’s a frequent figure of mockery. Last week, he inadvertently threw some red meat to the Internet hounds, posting an impossibly crude image, including a boyish avatar, from the metaverse he’s been […]

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Netroots Nation Attendees Protest Facebook And Meta’s Presence At Progressive Conference

NewsOne Featured Video Attendees at Netroots Nation take action against Facebook and Meta’s presence at the progressive convening. Source: SOPA Images / Getty Considered the largest annual gathering of progressive organizers, candidates and grassroots activists, Netroots Nation is seen as an opportunity for people to strategize and engage ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. But […]

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Alabama Republicans Blame Google After Using KKK Photo On Facebook

NewsOne Featured Video Source: RobinOlimb / Getty A group of republicans in Alabama are apologizing after they posted a racist GOP image on social media, although the group says it was an accident. MORE: Alabama Police Department Disbanded After Police Officer Sends Racist Text Message According to NBC News, the Lawrence County Republican Party meant to […]

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Latest Metaverse Image Isn’t Getting Great Reviews On Social Media

Will Mark Zuckerberg ever complete his metaverse? Will anyone want to use it? The answers to those questions remain to be seen. But so far his vision of a future where everyone hangs in a virtual realm, sometimes as animal avatars, doesn’t seem to be gripping the public. Jokes have flown ever since he changed […]

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Apple & Facebook Wanted to ‘Build Businesses Together’ Prior to Privacy Fall Out

Apple & Facebook Wanted to ‘Build Businesses Together’ Prior to Privacy Fall Out Apple & Facebook Wanted to ‘Build Businesses Together’ Prior to Privacy Fall Out BY Sriansh Published 12 Aug 2022 <!– –> <!– –> A new report from The Wall Street Journal has detailed how Apple wanted a “slice of Facebook’s revenue” and discussed […]

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Facebook/Meta Provided Nebraska Authorities With A Teen Girl’s Private DMs So She Could Be Prosecuted For An Abortion

When Mark Zuckerberg looks back on the many ways he changed the world with Facebook and Meta, and how his social media site personally impacted the lives of millions, he can remember that it was because of Facebook that a pregnant teenager was prosecuted — along with her mother — for an abortion. Motherboard reports […]

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This Is the Data Facebook Gave Police to Prosecute a Teenager for Abortion

A 17-year-old girl and her mother have been charged with a series of felonies and misdemeanors after an apparent medication abortion at home in Nebraska. The state’s case relies on evidence from the teenager’s private Facebook messages, obtained directly from Facebook by court order, which show the mother and daughter allegedly bought medication to induce […]

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Facebook’s AI Chatbot: ‘Since Deleting Facebook My Life Has Been Much Better’

Image via Facebook / Meta AI In 2016, Microsoft unleashed an AI chatbot called Tay, which was shut down after it turned into a racist, holocaust-denying conspiracy theorist after less than a day of interacting with users on Twitter. Now, more than six years later, Facebook and its parent company Meta have publicly launched their […]

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Zuckerberg Promises to Double Amount of Content You Didn’t Ask For on Facebook

Yesterday Facebook reported its revenue for the quarter fell 1 percent from a year earlier to $28.8 billion—the first revenue decline for the company—and slight misses on its expected daily and monthly active users, along with average revenue per user.  It’s a relatively terrible report for Facebook which only confirms many of the problems we […]

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Meta reports Q2 operating loss of $2.8B for its metaverse division

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Meta‘s second-quarter results showed us that Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the metaverse is still very expensive. And its losses in its VR division hit $2.8 billion in the […]

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The Sad, Quiet Vanishing of Josh Hawley

Hawley’s larger goal has been to take the authoritarian strongman mantle from Trump—or at least to inherit it. And on that point, he has failed miserably. The “techlash” has sputtered on both the left and the right, but particularly on the right. Trump’s frequent complaints about “shadowbanning” and other “censorship” from tech companies have largely […]

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