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Facebook employees wanted Donald Trump’s posts removed as hate speech

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Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the U.S. should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech, according to …

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Facebook censors Hillary Clinton’s emails that expose her crimes

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On Wednesday, a major archive containing over 30,000 of Hillary Clinton’s emails was released. Though the State Department began releasing the emails in May last year — after a Freedom of Information Act request — it is the first time the messages have been made easily available in a searchable format, courtesy of …

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Facebook to increase censorship of alternative media

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Facebook said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on “hoaxes” and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network. The company said it had introduced an option to allow Facebook users to flag a story as “purposefully fake or deceitful …

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PSYOPS: British army to create Facebook propaganda division

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The British army is creating a special force of Facebook warriors, skilled in psychological operations and use of social media to engage in unconventional warfare in the information age. The 77th Brigade, to be based in Hermitage, near Newbury, in Berkshire, will be about 1,500-strong and formed of units drawn …

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Facebook will share users political views with ABC News, Buzzfeed

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The world’s largest social network has closed a deal to provide aggregated data about Americans’ political views to website Buzzfeed and ABC News, for their coverage of all US elections up to and including the presidential vote in 2016 Facebook will automatically monitor the political expression of all of its …

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Facebook is increasingly censoring alternative media

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In an apparent example of Facebook censorship, multiple users of the social media site reported they were unable to share YouTube videos by Infowars and other alternative media outlets during the past day. When attempting to share videos by Infowars and by social commentators E.T. Williams and Mark Dice, Facebook users …

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New Facebook Messenger app has NSA backdoor built-in

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How much access to your (and your friends’) personal data are you prepared to share for access to free mobile apps? I suspect the amount is significantly less than that which you actually agreed to share when blindly accepting the Terms of Service. Case in point: Facebook‘s Messenger App, which …

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