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It’s the Recruiter’s Fault I Took a Bad Role

A friend of mine sent me a message on Facebook asking me if I knew of a good IT recruiter in DC. Since I am not living there anymore nor am I working for a company within the metro area...
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Apple and Facebook could be asked by Australia to build tools to get around encryption

Like the FBI, Australia has been finding ways to get past encryption, with big tech companies famously not making it easy for authorities. In response, Australia's government unveiled draft plans on Tuesday to make companies help intelligence and
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Big Tech takes a major stand against Alex Jones

This week, on Technically Speaking: Facebook and YouTube take a stand against InfoWars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones; Android has unveiled its new Pie operating system; and Facebook insists it's not coming for your financial data. Read
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Standing up to Hatred

From: www.youtube.com Via: twitter.com I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/iutm2oU7ce Standing up to HatredFollow Dr. Shashi Tharoor atFacebook:
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Facebook 'regrets' adding confetti and balloons to Indonesia earthquake posts

When your reach is global, it's perhaps difficult not to inadvertently stick your fingers in a few places they don't belong — especially if you happen to be rocking the blithe self-assurance of one Mark Zuckerberg. When a natural disaster
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Facebook has locked down its platform. Why that's bad news for researchers.

File this under "lose-lose" for Facebook. A group of high-profile researchers and journalists sent a formal request to social media giant to amend its Terms of Service in order to enable studies of Facebook that promote the public good. But either
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What happens when an animal influencer dies?

It’s Viral Market Crash week on Mashable. Join us as we take stock of the viral economy and investigate how the internet morphed from a fun free-for-all to a bleak hellscape we just can’t quit. Four and a half years ago, Chloe Kardoggian
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InfoWars terms of service bans 'hateful' users just like Facebook, YouTube, and Apple

InfoWars' terms of service totally contradicts its core belief of freedom of speech.  The website, which conspiracy theorist and self-proclaimed performance artist Alex Jones claims is a legitimate news outlet, has been kicked off of Facebook,
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Facebook's app is now the third-most popular browser in the U.S.

In case you still had any doubts about how influential Facebook is, consider this: Facebook's app is now the third-most popular browser in the United States, according to new data. The study, from analytics company Mixpanel, shows that Facebook's
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Facebook deletes 4 pages belonging to Alex Jones and InfoWars

Don't ask for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for Alex Jones. The controversial conspiracy theorist and talk show host has found himself on the end of Facebook's ban hammer once again. The social media platform announced on Monday morning they had

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