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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty Grills Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Civil Rights Practices

Facebook has been in headlines frequently lately, and the press has not been positive. After claims of unfair working conditions, retaliation and pandering to right-wing figures, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s name is in the news again. He attended a congressional hearing on Wednesday to discuss Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra. Instead,…

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Mark Zuckerberg Having Private Meetings With Conservatives About ‘Free Expression’ and ‘Unfair Treatment of Conservatives’ on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting informal conversations and off-the-record dinners with conservative journalists, commentators and at least one Republican lawmaker to discuss free speech and possible partnerships, Politico found. With the right criticizing Facebook for having “bias” against conservative news outlets, Zuckerberg allegedly held these talks to bridge…

Women in Tech: 'The Culture is the Problem'

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields. Graduates in the United States are on track to fill 29 percent of thosejobs. Women are on track to fill just 3 percent. These estimates are according to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization founded by Reshma…

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

A Washington state woman, Sandra Jametski, allegedly used Facebook Live to record her racially charged rant while tailing a Latina in her car and threatening to ram her vehicle, according to court documents. For her actions, Jametski was charged with malicious harassment, which is classified as a hate crime in…

Muslim Student Suspended, Arrested for Building Clock

When news broke on Wednesday that a 14-year-old Muslim boy in Texas had been suspended from school and arrested based on bigoted assumptions, social media went crazy. Hashtags were created and more than a million tweets were posted. By day’s end President Barack Obama had invited the boy to the…