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The outcome of Facebook’s recent algorithm changes has been a massive reduction in engagement on the President’s account.

byAllum Bokhari28 Feb 2018, 6:26 PM PST0

Conservative YouTuber Ashton Whitty

Conservative YouTube commentator Ashton Birdie has been further sanctioned on the platform after she criticized the unverified claims of a Parkland student.

byCharlie Nash28 Feb 2018, 4:06 PM PST0

a peep show in New York City

Evergreen State College’s student newspaper printed a hardcore pornography spread in the paper earlier this month.

byTom Ciccotta28 Feb 2018, 1:51 PM PST0

Zuckerberg

Facebook’s latest facial recognition announcement, which appeared on the site yesterday, coincides with a recent court ruling relating to the collection of biometric data.

byLucas Nolan28 Feb 2018, 1:41 PM PST0

Popular streaming device manufacturer Roku has refused to censor NRATV, following mob pressure and protests from Moms Demand Action.

byCharlie Nash28 Feb 2018, 1:20 PM PST0

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Sexual predators are exploiting the popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber to find their victims, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.

byTom Ciccotta28 Feb 2018, 1:02 PM PST0

Spring Break Party

A survey published last week at Michigan State University asked students to answer some unusual questions about their sexual history.

byTom Ciccotta28 Feb 2018, 12:15 PM PST0

In this photo illustration the Google logo is reflected in the eye of a girl on February 3, 2008 in London, England. Financial experts continue to evaluate the recent Microsoft $44.6 billion (?22.4 billion) offer for Yahoo and the possible impact on Internet market currently dominated by Google. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Google has received over 2.4 million requests from Europeans exercising their “right to be forgotten” from the Internet, according to a report.

byCharlie Nash28 Feb 2018, 11:54 AM PST0

Australian regulators are to look at the impact of digital platforms like Google and Facebook on competition in media and advertising markets

According to a recently published survey, the majority of Americans are worried that the U.S. government won’t do enough to regulate big tech companies.

byLucas Nolan28 Feb 2018, 11:40 AM PST0

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LittleThings, a 100-employee-strong company which posted “feel-good stories and videos” on Facebook, has shut down following Facebook’s pivot away from publisher content to user posts.

byCharlie Nash28 Feb 2018, 10:40 AM PST0

Rep. Greg Walden (R), R-OR, head of the Republican's transition team, speaks December 2, 2010 during a press conference as Rep. Rob Bishop (L), R-UT, looks on in the House Visitor's Center Studio of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) argued at an Axios event on Wednesday that regulation will come for big tech companies if they are not responsible.

bySean Moran28 Feb 2018, 10:36 AM PST0

Former President Barack Obama has called for the regulation of tech companies and the altering of their algorithms to promote “common conversation” on social media platforms.

byLucas Nolan28 Feb 2018, 9:06 AM PST0

Creators' group CISAC says YouTube, the omnipresent video-sharing site owned by Google, does not pay back sufficient royalties to artists

Under pressure from the mainstream media, YouTube is censoring conservative commentary on the Parkland shootings and aftermath.

byAllum Bokhari & Charlie Nash28 Feb 2018, 6:34 AM PST0

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speach during a press conference to launch to the market a new oil-backed cryptocurrency called 'Petro', at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, on February 20, 2018. Venezuela formally launched its new oil-backed cryptocurrency on Tuesday in an unconventional bid to haul itself out of a deepening economic crisis. The leftist Caracas government put 38.4 million units of the world's first state-backed digital currency, the Petro, on private pre-sale from the early hours. A total of 100 million Petros will go on sale, with an initial value set at $60, based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude in mid-January. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)

A new national cryptocurrency launched by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela has failed to provide evidence of having raised any money at all.

byBen Kew28 Feb 2018, 6:23 AM PST0

China's President Xi Jinping waves after attending the inauguration ceremony of the Chinese sponsored Vietnam-China Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi on November 12, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / KHAM (Photo credit should read KHAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Freedom of speech is tenuous at best in China, but censors are cracking down especially hard on criticism of President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power, particularly his effort to remove term limits so he can rule indefinitely.

byJohn Hayward27 Feb 2018, 7:55 PM PST0

In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Parscale, President Donald Trump’s campaign data and digital director says he will speak with the House intelligence committee later this month as part of its Russia probe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

As the manager of Trump’s digital operations in 2016, Brad Parscale adopted a Facebook-first strategy that was widely credited as critical to the President’s victory.

byAllum Bokhari27 Feb 2018, 7:14 PM PST0

Gregory T. Angelo, President of the Log Cabin Republicans

During CPAC 2018, I had the opportunity to talk to Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory T. Angelo about the importance of the organization’s appearance at CPAC for its third year, the Second Amendment, and the threat of radical Islamic terror to the LGBT community.

byCharlie Nash27 Feb 2018, 7:01 PM PST0

A picture shows the messages '#Me too' and #Balancetonporc ('expose your pig') on the hand of a protester during a gathering against gender-based and sexual violence called by the Effronte-e-s Collective, on the Place de la Republique square in Paris on October 29, 2017. #MeToo hashtag, is the campaign encouraging women to denounce experiences of sexual abuse that has swept across social media in the wake of the wave of allegations targeting Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

A student at Middlebury College has been disciplined by the administration for her role in the publication of an evidence-free list of alleged sexual abusers on campus.

byTom Ciccotta27 Feb 2018, 1:42 PM PST0

Newspapers on a newsstand

The News Media Alliance (NMA), which “represents over 2,000 newspapers in the U.S.”, has launched a political action committee in their effort to take on Google and Facebook.

byCharlie Nash27 Feb 2018, 1:32 PM PST0

cry baby

Ex-Google employee Tim Chevalier says he is “not a pacifist” and supporters “punching [fascists] on camera.” He also thinks that all Trump supporters are fascists.

byAllum Bokhari27 Feb 2018, 11:03 AM PST0

50 cent

Rapper 50 Cent is correcting the record after a wave of January media reports that claimed that the artist held around $7 million worth of Bitcoin.

byTom Ciccotta27 Feb 2018, 10:48 AM PST0

White people

The UK’s left-wing Labour Party has hired transgender model Munroe Bergdorf, who was fired from L’Oreal following a racist rant against white people last year, as an adviser.

byCharlie Nash27 Feb 2018, 10:40 AM PST0

Water Guns (John Sciulli / Getty)

Google has removed search results for any product that contains the word “gun” in it, including water guns, toy guns, the band “Guns and Roses,” and even “burgundy” from its shopping section.

byCharlie Nash27 Feb 2018, 10:28 AM PST0

San Diego State University is offering a course this semester on the methods by which President Trump could be removed from office.

byTom Ciccotta27 Feb 2018, 9:34 AM PST0

Dolce and Gabbana fashion show drones

Dolce & Gabbana utilized drone technology to carry handbags down a runway instead of models at a recent fashion show in Milan, Italy.

byTom Ciccotta27 Feb 2018, 8:08 AM PST0

Goldman Sachs's chief executive Lloyd Blankfein told employees of his concerns with Donald Trump's immigration ban

Goldman Sachs-backed payments company Circle purchased cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex on Monday.

byTom Ciccotta27 Feb 2018, 7:42 AM PST0

In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Parscale, President Donald Trump’s campaign data and digital director says he will speak with the House intelligence committee later this month as part of its Russia probe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

President Donald Trump has selected Brad Parscale as his campaign manager for 2020, according to an exclusive headline on the Drudge Report.

byCharlie Spiering27 Feb 2018, 7:42 AM PST0

A naked man was arrested in Missouri Sunday after taking his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for a joyride in the wrong direction on the interstate, leading the police on a high-speed chase, authorities said.

A naked man was arrested Sunday after taking his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for a joyride in the wrong direction on the interstate, leading the police on a high-speed chase, authorities said.

byKatherine Rodriguez27 Feb 2018, 5:22 AM PST0

Net Neutrality

The conservative activist grassroots group FreedomWorks engaged in nearly 300,000 online actions urging Republican senators to preserve Internet freedom during its “Digital Day of Action.”

bySean Moran26 Feb 2018, 3:40 PM PST0

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that reportedly killed and injured multiple people on February 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Numerous law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

A teacher at a South Jersey high school was suspended last week after he condemned the school’s lack of security in the wake of recent school shootings.

byTom Ciccotta26 Feb 2018, 3:12 PM PST0

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, speaks at the 'Sixties' series premiere party at Grand Central Terminal on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

CNN President Jeff Zucker called on regulators to investigate Facebook and Google at a recent conference in Barcelona.

byLucas Nolan26 Feb 2018, 12:03 PM PST0

According to Twitter’s 2017 annual report, the company’s $70 million investment in the audio streaming platform SoundCloud was a huge failure.

byLucas Nolan26 Feb 2018, 10:36 AM PST0

Currently some 69% of Google's employees are men, according to the company's latest figures, a proportion that rises to 80% when it comes to technology jobs

A new lawsuit brought against Google alleges that the company’s office “bro culture” led to sexual harassment against a female engineer.

byLucas Nolan26 Feb 2018, 10:01 AM PST0

Conservative Actress Mindy Robinson

Mindy Robinson, a conservative actress and wife of former UFC fighter Randy Couture, was banned from posting to Facebook for 30 days after she shared abusive messages she received on the platform. After a Breitbart News request for comment and outreach from fans, Facebook has reversed the suspension.

byLucas Nolan26 Feb 2018, 9:38 AM PST0

Claims that violent video games or violent movies are causally linked to school shootings and other acts of real-world violence are not supported by the scientific literature.

byAllum Bokhari & Charlie Nash26 Feb 2018, 8:51 AM PST0

Legendary funk music pioneer George Clinton rejected the idea of so-called culture appropriation in music and pop culture.

byJerome Hudson26 Feb 2018, 8:31 AM PST0

drag

Parents have hit out at a Bristol primary school’s decision to bring “drag queens” in to condition young children against “hate crime”.

byVirginia Hale25 Feb 2018, 4:09 AM PST0

Ajit Pai, Charleston Heston

The NRA gave FCC Chairman Ajit Pai its Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire award at CPAC for saving the Internet.

bySean Moran24 Feb 2018, 2:25 PM PST0

Berlin, Germany - February 14: In this photo illustration the app of Twitter is displayed on a smartphone on February 14, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)

A group of free-speech lawyers filed the most serious legal challenge yet to Twitter’s censorship policies Tuesday in San Francisco County Superior Court, seeking a ruling preventing Twitter from banning users purely on the basis of their views and political associations.

byIan Mason23 Feb 2018, 11:10 PM PST0

CPAC 2018: Frank Gaffney

The communist People’s Republic of China has been waging “unrestricted war” against the United States as its top financial and cyber adversary, cautioned national security expert Frank Gaffney during a 2018 CPAC event Friday.

byEdwin Mora23 Feb 2018, 10:01 PM PST0

Dreamers Deserve Protection CPAC

Leftist protesters in Washington, DC, projected text reading “Dreamers Deserve Protection” on the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center where CPAC is taking place this year.

byLucas Nolan23 Feb 2018, 8:47 PM PST0

A panel at CPAC 2018 on the topic of social media censorship faced protests on Friday, after attendees asked how the organizers were any different from social networks for deplatforming the Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft. During the Q&A session of

byCharlie Nash23 Feb 2018, 4:23 PM PST0

The media is rejoicing at a ruling by the National Labor Review Board (NLRB) which claims that Google was within its rights to fire its former software engineer, James Damore, for questioning company diversity policies. Except there’s one snag: the NLRB “ruling” wasn’t a ruling at all – it’s an internal advice memo with no effect on Damore’s current legal claims.

byAllum Bokhari23 Feb 2018, 12:27 PM PST0

Britain's cyber-spooks are reaching beyond the shroud of secrecy in a bid to harness the

Intel has confirmed that they did not alert security officials about the “Meltdown” and “Spectre” CPU bugs until the security vulnerabilities were made public.

byLucas Nolan23 Feb 2018, 12:26 PM PST0

A humanoid robot, without its facial skin, is displayed at Japan's largest robot convention in Tokyo Wednesday Nov. 28, 2007. The life-size dental training robot, dubbed Simroid for

A new report from Cambridge University warns that rogue states, criminal gangs, and terrorist organizations could use artificial intelligence technology to wreak untold havoc in the very near future.

byJohn Hayward23 Feb 2018, 12:09 PM PST0

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