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
Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and
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.
A viral right-wing Facebook post that’s making the rounds attempts to publicize Nancy Pelosi’s Pacific Heights address, but totally gets the wrong address. The post currently has nearly 5,500 shares, and declares in all-caps, no punctuation Trumperspeak, “NANCY PELOSI HAS INVITED ALL ILLEGALS TO HER MANSION AT 2724 PACIFIC AVE
For the past month, people of the world have woken up every day, slapped their fingers onto their smartphones to silence their morning alarms, unlocked their devices, and scrolled through their social media feeds. And what has been missing the entire time? A single word from former President Donald Trump.
After COVID-19 forced school closures, Mr. Limata wanted to find a way to really connect with his first-grade students in the vast and often impersonal virtual space. He also sensed a need among older members of the community suddenly detached from each other. The Oakland teacher turned his own love