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Facebook Admits It’s a Publisher in Court Filings

Facebook, in court filings defending itself from a lawsuit filed by activist and congressional candidate Laura Loomer, has cited its first amendment rights as a “publisher,” contradicting public claims by the company that its social media service is a platform.

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Book: Sheryl Sandberg Helped Kavanaugh Accuser

The upcoming book on Brett Kavanaugh from Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly has more to offer than smears and fake news traps for the New York Times — it also reveals that Silicon Valley elites including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg aided Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford.

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Facebook Lets Advertisers Write Their Own Headlines on News Stories

A report by the CBC reveals that Facebook advertisers are able to write their own headlines when sharing news stories, given many users the impression that the advertiser’s headline is part of the original piece. Facebook says it is adding “additional safeguards” to the advertising tool.

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Apple Update Informs Users When Facebook Is Snooping

Apple’s latest update for iPhones and other mobile devices, iOS 13, includes privacy-related changes to its operating system, which help to expose how Facebook has been tracking and profiling its users using Bluetooth, among other mobile technologies.

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Edward Snowden Warns of AI-Driven Tyranny

Whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who revealed the mass surveillance of Americans in his 2013 leaks about the National Security Agency (NSA), has issued a warning about the rise of AI-driven policing in the near future.

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