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While testifying before the Senate, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg refused to confirm that Facebook tracks users activity even after they leave the website.

byLucas Nolan10 Apr 2018, 1:40 PM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

“You dont think you have a monopoly?” Graham asked.

“It certainly doesnt feel like that to me,” Zuckerberg said.

Cue laughter.

byJohn Carney10 Apr 2018, 1:24 PM PDT0

Life-sized cutouts depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wearing

Global advocacy group Avaaz has set up 100 cardboard cutouts of Mark Zuckerberg on the Capitol lawn, calling for Facebook to further censor itself.

byNate Church10 Apr 2018, 11:50 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees today. Senators will get five minutes to question Zuckerberg today, which will give him plenty of time to try to run out the clock. Though the legacy media want the focus of the hearing to be about privacy, the bigger issue is whether Facebook is working to blunt the influence of right-of-center news outlets and personalities while propping up establishment outlets and those in good standing with them. Breitbart Tech reported this week that since Facebooks algorithm alteration, legacy media outlets like CNN have seen “remarkable” increases in engagement on the social-media platform while non-legacy outlets on the right have seen the biggest drops.

byTony Lee10 Apr 2018, 11:19 AM PDT0

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Mark Zuckerberg, believing in Facebooks “unprecedented role in the world,” would rather lead his social-media company than be president of the United States.

byTony Lee10 Apr 2018, 11:08 AM PDT0

In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo Facebook Elections signs stand in the media area in Cleveland before the first Republican presidential debate. The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica was suspended on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Facebook and entities associated with it have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Senators who will grill CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday afternoon.

byTony Lee10 Apr 2018, 11:06 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

As J.J. Sefton at Ace of Spades so accurately points out, if you take a look at the lay of the land today, what you will see is a coordinated and massive assault against some of our most cherished rights — namely the First (Facebook), Second (David Hogg), and Fourth Amendments (Robert Mueller) of the Constitution, all of which are under assault.

byJohn Nolte10 Apr 2018, 10:34 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees about data privacy concerns.

byAmanda House10 Apr 2018, 10:06 AM PDT0

In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo Facebook Elections signs stand in the media area in Cleveland before the first Republican presidential debate. The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica was suspended on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica on Tuesday, just hours before Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerbergs appearance before the Senate to testify on the companys mishandling of user data.

byKatherine Rodriguez10 Apr 2018, 9:56 AM PDT0

Two Texas high school students face criminal charges for allegations involving secretly filming a classmate in a campus bathroom stall. Then, they reportedly posted the footage of the boy, which exposed his penis, on Snapchat.

byMerrill Hope10 Apr 2018, 9:42 AM PDT0

Student journalists at the University of Illinois are suing their school for placing a restriction on their freedom to write about a professor who allegedly assaulted them last November.

byTom Ciccotta10 Apr 2018, 9:42 AM PDT0

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A new survey published by Harvard Kennedy Schools Institute of Politics revealed that only four percent of millennials trust Facebook.

byTom Ciccotta10 Apr 2018, 9:38 AM PDT0

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TechCrunch has published a timeline of Facebooks privacy hostility ahead of CEO Mark Zuckerbergs testimony before the Senate Judiciary and Senate Commerce Committees later today.

byLucas Nolan10 Apr 2018, 9:32 AM PDT0

Omid Haji Noroozi of Islamic Republic of Iran (L) competes with Revaz Lashkhi of Georgia in their Men's Greco-Roman 60 kg Gold Medal bout on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, New Jersey, is under fire this week after reports were published detailing alleged sexual abuse in the schools wrestling program.

byTom Ciccotta10 Apr 2018, 9:27 AM PDT0

Facebook may have violated federal campaign law in 2012 when, according to former Obama media analytics director Carol Davidsen, it gave the Obama campaign special favors, says former Federal Election Commissioner Hans A. von Spakovsky in an interview with Breitbart News.

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 8:08 AM PDT0

Facebook has a thing for former Obama staffers.

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 6:20 AM PDT0

Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin recently made a Facebook post alleging that in a similar case to pro-Trump YouTube stars Diamond and Silk, her Facebook page reach had been limited by the social media platform.

byLucas Nolan10 Apr 2018, 6:17 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives for meetings in the Capitol a day ahead of his testimony to lawmakers on privacy and manipulation of the social network

If lawmakers want to represent the concerns of the public, they should ask Zuckerberg these questions.

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 5:27 AM PDT0

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Facebook wants to set the rules for all of journalism, Will Congress let their naked power-grab continue?

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 5:11 AM PDT0

An Australian trade union organizer has been suspended amid claims he ran a fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page that siphoned off hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.

bySimon Kent10 Apr 2018, 2:43 AM PDT0

Zuckerberg Visits Bill Nelson

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes the stand before a joint congressional panel on Tuesday, he will not be under oath, Breitbart News has learned. But he will be required by federal statute to tell the truth, and if he lies he could face serious legal consequences.

byMatthew Boyle9 Apr 2018, 8:58 PM PDT0

In this Dec. 12, 2013 photo, Ed Currie holds three Carolina Reaper peppers, in Fort Mill, S.C. Last month, The Guinness Book of World Records decided Curries peppers were the hottest on Earth, ending a more than four-year drive to prove no one grows a more scorching chili. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

“Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome” is a narrowing of arteries in the brain. Often, it is a symptom of vicious “thunderclap headaches,” which can leave someone helpless in unbearable pain until it subsides.

byNate Church9 Apr 2018, 7:51 PM PDT0

A picture taken in Moscow on March 22, 2018 shows an illustration picture of the English language version of Facebook about page featuring the face of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. A public apology by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, on March 22, 2018 failed to quell outrage over the hijacking of personal data from millions of people, as critics demanded the social media giant go much further to protect privacy. Mladen ANTONOV / AFP

Creators like The Pun Guys are becoming more and more unhappy with Facebooks tight-fisted stance in regards to its biggest social media influencers.

byNate Church9 Apr 2018, 7:19 PM PDT0

Sperm samples for the Micro-11 experiment arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, where the researchers prepared them for launch to the International Space Station. Credits: NASA

The Micro-11 mission will test the performance of sperm in microgravity aboard the International Space Station for the first time.

byNate Church9 Apr 2018, 6:33 PM PDT0

Disney deleted what many social media users considered a morbid post on their official Twitter account on Monday, which showed the classic character Pinocchio seemingly left “dead inside.”

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 5:51 PM PDT0

In this Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 photo, a gold press operator collects 10 gram gold blanks to press them with the logo of the Emirates Gold company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Gold prices remained relatively steady in 2012, close to $1,700 an ounce. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

A startup in Dubai called OneGram has created a Bitcoin-style cryptocurrency that ostensibly complies with sharia law, making it an acceptable alternative for devout Muslims.

byJohn Hayward9 Apr 2018, 5:33 PM PDT0

Twitter “accidentally” shadowbanned and suppressed the posts of an Independent Journal Review editor for over a year according to a statement from the company.

byLucas Nolan9 Apr 2018, 2:58 PM PDT0

Facebook Logo Wall

Fred Campbell, a former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wireless Bureau Chief, told Breitbart News Sunday in an exclusive interview how “Conservatism itself is at stake” thanks to Google and Facebooks censorship.

bySean Moran9 Apr 2018, 2:19 PM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg confirmed he would testify before the U.S. Senate and House this week. Here are four questions Congress should ask him.

byChristopher C. Hull9 Apr 2018, 1:39 PM PDT0

CAMBRIDGE, MA - MAY 25: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at the Alumni Exercises at Harvard's 366th commencement exercises on May 25, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Zuckerberg studied computer science at Harvard before leaving to move Facebook to Paolo Alto, CA. He returned to the campus this week to his former dorm room and live streamed his visit. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)

Corporate media received a massive boost in Facebook engagement this month, following the social networks January 11 algorithm change, while conservative media declined, according to independent social media analysis.

byAllum Bokhari9 Apr 2018, 1:21 PM PDT0

China has one of the world's most restrictive mechanisms for online censorship, blocking certain Western websites and apps

Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended four popular news apps from the countrys Android store in an attempt to tighten control over the spread of news and information.

byBen Kew9 Apr 2018, 12:07 PM PDT0

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 26: Protestors rally against the GOP health care plan, on Capitol Hill, July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. GOP efforts to pass legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, were dealt setbacks when a mix of conservative and moderate Republican senators joined Democrats to oppose procedural measures on the bill. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Leftists have been celebrating the perpetrator of the United States largest bioterror attack on social media over the past few weeks.

byTom Ciccotta9 Apr 2018, 11:58 AM PDT0

This combination of pictures  shows Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (L), who also owns The Washington Post, and US President Donald Trump

If President Donald Trump is looking for a way to clip Amazon CEO Jeff Bezoss wings, blocking a massive contract with the Pentagon could be one way to do it.

byKristina Wong9 Apr 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

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Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed in an interview that ads which track you online are “creepy.”

byCharlie Nash9 Apr 2018, 10:23 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with lawmakers ahead of his scheduled hearings this week to discuss the companys recent privacy scandal.

bySean Moran9 Apr 2018, 9:54 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg, seen at a 2016 APEC summit in Peru, is likely to be grilled over privacy issues in two congressional hearings

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs prepared testimony for his hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday has been published.

byCharlie Nash9 Apr 2018, 9:30 AM PDT0

Texas Education Ratings

Twenty-three consumer activist groups signed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calling for an investigation against YouTube for targeting ads at children.

byCharlie Nash9 Apr 2018, 8:45 AM PDT0

CNBC reports that social media firm Facebook has reportedly suspended data analytics firm CubeYou for business practices similar to those allegedly used by Cambridge Analytica. CNBC notified Facebook that CubeYou was collecting information on Facebook users through quizzes on the platform, the firm claimed that the quizzes were only being used “for non-profit academic research,” but according to CNBC, was regularly sharing user data with marketers.

byLucas Nolan9 Apr 2018, 8:31 AM PDT0

The latest crisis laying siege to Facebook has raised the specter that Mark Zuckerberg has lost control of his creation and been naive about the unintended consequences of people sharing so much about themselves

Facebook is set to begin notifying users that may have been affected by the companys latest alleged user data scandal.

byLucas Nolan9 Apr 2018, 7:25 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington on Monday ahead of his testimony before multiple judiciary committees this week.

byLucas Nolan9 Apr 2018, 6:48 AM PDT0

NEW YORK — The YouTube sensations known as Diamond and Silk, former Democrats who left the party to support President Donald Trump, called on the Trump administration to probe social media giants over allegations of singling out certain political viewpoints.

byAaron Klein8 Apr 2018, 8:05 PM PDT0

FILE: In this file photo the Facebook Inc. logo is reflected in the eyeglasses of a user in this arranged photo in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. A Facebook IPO would provide funds to help the social-networking service maintain its expansion and fend off competition from Internet rivals such as Google Inc. and Twitter Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Roslyn Layton, a visiting scholar for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), told Breitbart News Saturday that “Google and Facebook have such an oligopoly” on advertising and that “we need to stop regulating Facebooks competitors.”

bySean Moran8 Apr 2018, 7:36 PM PDT0

In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion in St. Louis. As Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress over Facebooks privacy fiasco, public-relations experts who have prepped CEOs before have plenty of advice on handling the hot seat. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

A former special assistant who served under President George W. Bush is giving Mark Zuckerberg a crash course in communication skills before the Facebook chief executive appears Tuesday on Capitol Hill to testify before Congress.

byKatherine Rodriguez8 Apr 2018, 1:01 PM PDT0


Historic England, the public body tasked with preserving Englands heritage, is advertising paid training placements for itself, the National Trust, English Heritage and other bodies which are not open to white people.

byJack Montgomery8 Apr 2018, 11:01 AM PDT0

Diamond and Silk

Facebook has reportedly limited the page of the pro-Trump YouTube sensations Diamond and Silk.

byLucas Nolan8 Apr 2018, 10:42 AM PDT0

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