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President Trump signed a bill Wednesday that would give more power to federal and state prosecutors to go after websites that allow sex trafficking ads on their pages.

byKatherine Rodriguez11 Apr 2018, 2:07 PM PDT0

Lisa Durden is suing her former employer, Essex County College, after she was fired over a controversial appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight in which she defended a “no whites allowed” Black Lives Matter Memorial Day party. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsRyYr7XuVI Durdens June 2017

byTom Ciccotta11 Apr 2018, 1:46 PM PDT0

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin praised Breitbart Newss coverage of Facebook managements political machinations, offering her comments during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour on Breitbart News Tonight.

byRobert Kraychik11 Apr 2018, 1:42 PM PDT0

While testifying before Congress this week, Mark Zuckerberg stated that Facebook faces fierce competition in the marketplace from at least 8 major apps, but in fact, Facebook owns or has a version of each of the apps that supposedly threatens them.

byLucas Nolan11 Apr 2018, 1:37 PM PDT0

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In a change of pace from lawmakers questioning Mark Zuckerberg about his platform, Representative Chris Collins (R-NY) praised both Zuckerberg and Facebook, saying “And I sincerely know in my heart that you do believe in keeping all ideas equal.”

byLucas Nolan11 Apr 2018, 1:30 PM PDT0

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The University of Tennessee at Knoxville hosted an anal sex workshop on Wednesday as part of their six-day “Sex Week” event.

byTom Ciccotta11 Apr 2018, 11:26 AM PDT0

The founders and CEOs of several popular alternative social networks, including Minds, Gab, and BitChute, have revealed to Breitbart Tech their thoughts on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs two congressional hearings this week.

byCharlie Nash11 Apr 2018, 11:17 AM PDT0

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The Virginia congressman asked Zuckerberg to clarify Facebooks definition of “misinformation.”

byAllum Bokhari11 Apr 2018, 10:54 AM PDT0

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A plethora of memes were forged during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs congressional hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

byCharlie Nash11 Apr 2018, 10:22 AM PDT0

Roseanne Barr took to Twitter on Wednesday and warned Facebook and its embattled founder Mark Zuckerberg to “stop censoring” conservative YouTube sensations Diamond and Silk.

byJerome Hudson11 Apr 2018, 10:18 AM PDT0

Rep. Scalise zeroed in on allegations regarding algorithm bias and special favors to the Obama campaign.

byAllum Bokhari11 Apr 2018, 9:15 AM PDT0

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted today to altering the sites algorithm to shut down certain speech on the platform.

byLucas Nolan11 Apr 2018, 8:57 AM PDT0

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Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) accused “corporate America” of being “allies” with the Republican Party during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs hearing before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Wednesday, despite the fact that the congressman has received thousands of dollars in donations from Facebook.

byCharlie Nash11 Apr 2018, 8:49 AM PDT0

Diamond and Silk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed before Congress today that YouTube stars Diamond and Silk were limited on the platform due to an enforcement error.

byLucas Nolan11 Apr 2018, 8:41 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)

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) came out swinging when it was his turn to question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a joint Senate judiciary and commerce hearing on Tuesday about the social network allowing some 87 million users data to be harvested.

byPenny Starr11 Apr 2018, 7:58 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee today after testifying before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees yesterday. Just nine of the 55 members on the Committee have not received any donations from Facebook. 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.

byTony Lee11 Apr 2018, 7:38 AM PDT0

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the Senate yesterday about user privacy at his company, but his notes from this hearing have since been leaked after they were captured in a photograph.

byLucas Nolan11 Apr 2018, 7:08 AM PDT0

The South Carolina senator accused Citigroup and Facebook of making themselves “arbiters of Americans constitutional rights.”

byAllum Bokhari11 Apr 2018, 7:01 AM PDT0

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify Wednesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about data privacy concerns.

byAmanda House11 Apr 2018, 6:11 AM PDT0

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg returns to the witness table after taking a brief break while testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million Facebook users had their personal information harvested by Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm linked to the Trump campaign. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Mark Zuckerberg faced a mixture of tough and softball questions at yesterdays Senate hearing. Many questions were left unanswered, and members of the House will have to pick up the slack today.

byAllum Bokhari11 Apr 2018, 4:49 AM PDT0

A customer uses her Apple iPhone X during an Apple event at their main store Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Apples failure to tell consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones has sparked Israels consumer protection agency to launch its own investigation.

bySimon Kent11 Apr 2018, 2:01 AM PDT0

In this March 27, 2018 photo, a reporter holds a phone showing the Facebook app in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

A group calling itself a “worldwide leader in Virtual Private Network research and statistics” organized protests on Capitol Hill, at Facebooks headquarters in California, and at its campus in Austin, Texas, “to advocate for consumer privacy rights and online security.”

byPenny Starr10 Apr 2018, 7:21 PM PDT0

Fossil ichthyosaur with circular ammonite fossils in stone matrix Stenopterygius species Ammonites: Dactylioceras species Lower Jurassic period, Mesozoic era Holzmaden, Germany Photographed under controlled conditions (Specimen courtesy of Raimu Fossil ichthyosaur with circular ammonite fossils in stone matrix, Stenopterygius species, Ammonites: Dactylioceras species, Lower Jurassic period, Mesozoic era, Holzmaden, Germany, Photographed under controlled conditions (Specimen courtesy of Raimund Albersdoerfer, Germany), (Photo by Wild Horizons/UIG via Getty Images)

At an estimated 85 feet in length, the newly discovered ichthyosaur might just be the biggest prehistoric creature ever recorded.

byNate Church10 Apr 2018, 6:42 PM PDT0

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Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore penned a lengthy Facebook post this week taunting President Donald Trump and daring him to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

byJerome Hudson10 Apr 2018, 6:36 PM PDT0

Human brain scan in a neurology clinic Andrew Brookes / Cultura Creative

A shift from mouse models to stem cell research may have unlocked a new way to help prevent one of the worlds most tragic incurable diseases — Alzheimers disease.

byNate Church10 Apr 2018, 6:05 PM PDT0

Zuckerberg Hearing

Facebook CEO and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg confirmed in a Tuesday Senate hearing that the social media platform will “not proactively” work with federal immigration officials to help arrest and deport criminal illegal aliens living in the United States.

byJohn Binder10 Apr 2018, 5:47 PM PDT0

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Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) used her questions for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to unleash an attack on maverick Trump-supporting tech billionaire Peter Thiels data firm at Tuesdays joint Senate Commerce-Judiciary hearings.

byIan Mason10 Apr 2018, 5:18 PM PDT0

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified at a Senate hearing, defending the social media giant against pressure for more regulation after massive leaks of users' personal data

President Donald Trumps 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, has called on Facebook to show greater transparency by appointing an ideologically diverse group of users to analyze the platforms censorship choices.

byBen Kew10 Apr 2018, 5:11 PM PDT0

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg replied, “Ill have my team get back to you,” “Ill follow up with you on that,” or some other variation of the same answer at least 21 times during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees, Tuesday.

byCharlie Nash10 Apr 2018, 5:05 PM PDT0

Zuckerberg Testifies

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to a question from Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) on “hate speech” on his social network Tuesday with optimism that an artificial intelligence (A.I.) system will be able to recognize and eliminate the category he refused to define.

byIan Mason10 Apr 2018, 4:54 PM PDT0

Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey personally chooses which accounts should be banned and sanctioned on his social network, according to a report.

byCharlie Nash10 Apr 2018, 3:21 PM PDT0

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The Senator from Alaskas question has potentially drastic policy implications for Facebook.

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 3:16 PM PDT0

Shares of the social network company rose by $7.11, or 4.50 percent, on Tuesday, hitting their highest level since March 22. The biggest boost came while Zuckerberg testified.

byJohn Carney10 Apr 2018, 3:03 PM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg drinking

While testifying before the Senate, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dodged providing a definition of what constituted “hate speech” on the Facebook platform.

byLucas Nolan10 Apr 2018, 3:00 PM PDT0

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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg claimed that Facebook would not exist without net neutrality. However, the company was founded before any net neutrality rules existed.

bySean Moran10 Apr 2018, 2:51 PM PDT0

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Appearing before the Senate, Mark Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook is responsible for content posted on their platform.

byLucas Nolan10 Apr 2018, 2:47 PM PDT0

Sen. Ted Cruz grilled Mark Zuckerberg over political bias at Facebook.

byAllum Bokhari10 Apr 2018, 2:14 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)

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 House Energy and Commerce Committee today after testifying before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees yesterday. Just nine of the 55 members on the Committee have not received any donations from Facebook or groups associated with it. 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

Mark Zuckerberg

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

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