By Keith Burbank A wrongful death lawsuit against Facebook, which recently changed its name to Meta, was filed Thursday on behalf of the sister of a federal officer shot and killed in Oakland by an alleged member of an extremist group, attorneys for the woman said. Federal Protective Service Officer
Last Tuesday, on November 23, Lush Cosmetics announced that it would deactivate its Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok, and Snapchat pages until social media platforms “can provide a safer environment for their users.” “We wouldn’t ask our customers to meet us down a dark and dangerous alleyway – but some social
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A racial and economic justice group is calling on people nationwide to hit Facebook where it hurts: right in the revenue. The “Facebook Logout” campaign urges people to log off Facebook and Instagram Wednesday to disrupt the social media giant machine that profits off ad revenue targeted at its users.
Facebook is firmly planted in the hot seat this week, which, of course, means calls to repeal Section 230 are again at a fever pitch. But, there’s a lot of confusion over what and who the policy actually protects, and who stands to gain and lose in its potential reform.
I am not Broke-Ass Stuart. But I am one of the admins on the Broke-Ass Stuart website, and the Broke-Ass Stuart Twitter and Facebook accounts. And when you are an admin on the Broke-Ass Stuart Facebook account, you will often receive out-of-the-blue emails from something called Facebook Business with the
The corporatization of SF Pride is something we’ve come to expect as a sort of a necessary evil, a source of dollars that are quite necessary for the permits, overhead, staffing, emergency management logistics, and the continued existence of the event that does draw so much tourism and joy to
BY LAURIE RIIHIMAKI They say that tragedy can bring out people’s true colors. And that was certainly the case with the pandemic. Now you’d think empathy would be the number one reaction to this deadly no-shame virus, but you’d be wrong. The biggest reaction to come from this was assholiness.
You may have heard the disturbing news this weekend that more than 500 million Facebook users had their personal information leaked in a Facebook data breach, with the information posted online to a hacker site. Information leaked and posted included users’ name, location, birthday, email, phone number, and relationship status.