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Donald Trump Jr. says destruction of George Floyd mural might be a sign from God

Donald Trump Jr. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. thinks a destroyed George Floyd mural in Ohio might be a sign from God. "I mean you have to wonder if ... a higher power, is telling us something here?!?" he wrote. Don Jr. made the comments in a lengthy caption on an Instagram post. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a 131 word Instagram caption, Donald Trump Jr. speculated that the destruction of a George Floyd mural in Toledo, Ohio might be a sign from G...
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Facebook employees are reportedly begging the company to do more about racist comments attacking English soccer players after the team lost the Euro Cup final

Bukayo Saka on July 11, 2021. LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Employees are frustrated with Facebook as racist comments fill Black soccer players' accounts. Employees said the company needs to act faster and "can't be seen as complicit in this." One employee said they've reported so many comments that they are now disabled from doing so. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook employees are begging the company to take more aggressive action agains...
Tags: Facebook, England, News, Instagram, Mac, Sports, Trends, Social Media, Racism, Employees, Donald Trump, Rashford, Marcus Rashford, Tech Insider, Saka, Content Moderation

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #545

Instagram declares it’s no longer a photo-sharing app In a recent post, Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri declared that the platform is “no longer a photo-sharing app”; instead, it will be focusing its efforts on improving the user experience around entertainment and video. Mosseri also detailed some of the new features and experiments that Instagram has been working on – including outlining its four key areas of focus going forwards: Creators, Video, Shopping and Messaging. ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Australia, US, Seo, Canada, Reddit, Donald Trump, Mashup, Sony Music Entertainment, Trump, Twitter Facebook, Facebook YouTube, Zara Larsson

Trump invokes one of Winston Churchill's WWII speeches in his lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and other tech companies

Trump has filed class-action lawsuits against major US tech companies Facebook, Twitter, and Google, as well as its top executives. Getty Former President Donald Trump sent an email to his followers reminiscent of Winston Churchill's wartime speech. "We'll fight in the courts, we'll fight in the legislatures, and we'll fight at the ballot boxes," read the email. Trump filed class-action lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google, as well as their top executives. See mor...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, France, US, Trends, House Of Commons, Winston Churchill, Donald Trump, Sundar Pichai, Churchill, Trump, Capitol, Facebook Twitter

Six months after Jan. 6, search is still on Capitol attackers

By Alanna Durkin Richer and Michael Kunzelman | Associated Press The first waves of arrests in the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol focused on the easy targets. Dozens in the pro-Trump mob openly bragged about their actions on Jan. 6 on social media and were captured in shocking footage broadcast live by national news outlets. But six months after the insurrection, the Justice Department is still hunting for scores of rioters, even as the first of more than 500 people already arrested have plea...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Instagram, Washington, Boston, Sport, Joe Biden, Indiana, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Courts, Republican, Biden, Seattle

Trump allies' new anti-censorship app for conservatives has already been overrun with porn, reports say

A screenshot of GETTR. Apple App Store GETTR, a social media app set up by a former Trump aide, officially launches on July 4. The anti-Twitter platform has already been flooded with pornographic spam comments, reports say. Despite its objection to censorship, GETTR said it reserves the right to "address" lewd content. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new, anti-censorship social media platform set up by Donald Trump's former aides has already been overrun with porn, r...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Instagram, Censorship, Trends, Social Media, Bloomberg, Hillary Clinton, News UK, Reddit, App Store, Gizmodo, Donald Trump, Jones, Miller, Trump

Trump's former top aide launches GETTR, a new conservative social media platform

GETTR, a new social media platform launched by former top Trump aide Jason Miller Insider A former Trump aide has started a new conservative social media platform, GETTR. GETTR's format is similar to Twitter's, with trending topics and resharing posts. Trump was booted from Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He shut down his blog over low readership. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's top aide Jason Miller has launched a new socia...
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John McAfee's Instagram account was deleted after it posted the letter 'Q' following his suicide in jail

John McAfee. FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images John McAfee's Instagram account posted a picture of the letter "Q" following his suicide Wednesday. It appeared to be a reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory. McAfee's account is no longer available. Instagram has not responded to a request for comment. See more stories on Insider's business page. John McAfee's Instagram account seems to have been taken down after posting an apparent reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory ...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Suicide, US, Trends, Spain, Barcelona, News UK, Donald Trump, John Mcafee, Reuters, Janice, McAfee, Jeffrey Epstein, National Court, Tech Insider

A Florida pastor and his son were arrested in connection with the Capitol riot after a congregant gave them up

Protesters inside the Capitol on January 6. The Justice Department. A father-son pastor duo were arrested and charged on Thursday in connection with the Capitol riot. A congregant who accompanied them to Washington, DC, on January 6, helped authorities build a case. More than 500 people have been charged in the Capitol riot so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. A father and son pastor duo are the most recent accused Capitol rioters to be arrested and charged over their p...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Instagram, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Orlando, James, Trump, Capitol, Casey, Lesperance, James Cusick, Melbourne Florida

FBI raids North Hollywood home of actor seen at Capitol riot

FBI agents last week raided the North Hollywood home of an actor seen in social media videos inside the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6. Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI, confirmed that agents searched the home of Siaka Massaquoi in the early morning hours of Thursday, June 10. She said no one was arrested. Why the FBI raided Massaquoi’s home was unclear Sunday — a search warrant filed in advance of the raid was under seal, and the agency declined to comment about the investigation. But...
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Does Tim Cook Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Skills With a Spear?

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page is having an extremely normal one, read: Mark’s latest gladiatorial displays to the mighty riff of Audioslave. As you can see, he is capable of firing bow and arrow and throwing a javelin—or a spear of some sort. Also, yesterday he dropped whatever still-intact public pretense might…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Tim Cook, Computing, App Store, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mark

Capitol riot attendee argued she was allowed inside the building on January 6 because she looked up the hours online and it said it was open

Screenshots taken from open source video that show Baez in the Capitol crypt on January 6. Department of Justice A California woman was arrested and charged in connection to the Capitol riot on Friday in Alabama. Stephanie Baez boasted about her attendance on her Instagram during and after the insurrection, prosecutors allege. She told authorities she was allowed to be in the building because she previously confirmed online that the Capitol would be open. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, California, Alabama, America, Trends, Fbi, George Orwell, Washington Dc, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol, Ryan J Reilly, California Department of Motor Vehicle

Facebook to suspend Trump’s account for two years

Decision follows oversight board recommendation over ex-president’s post on Capitol attackFacebook is suspending Donald Trump’s account for two years, the company has announced in a highly anticipated decision that follows months of debate over the former president’s future on social media.“Given the gravity of the circumstances that led to Mr Trump’s suspension, we believe his actions constituted a severe violation of our rules which merit the highest penalty available under the new enforcement...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Social Media, US news, Snapchat, Donald Trump, Trump, Nick Clegg Facebook, US Capitol breach

Trump Suspended From Facebook for at Least 2 Years

Facebook announced on Friday that Donald Trump’s accounts on the company’s platforms—which includes the former president’s Instagram account—are going to be suspended for a full two years. At the end of that two-year gap, the company will “look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded,”…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Articles, Social Media, Software, Nick Clegg, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Oversight Board, QAnon, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Social Media Use By Donald Trump, Trump Suspended From Facebook

B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good - these 16 make products we love

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. United by Blue B Corps are businesses graded on their efforts to create an inclusive, sustainable economy. These companies treat "good business" as an idea that includes both profit and purpose. Below, we rounded up the B Corps we love shopping at most, including Patagonia, Allbirds, and Prose. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As history can attest, well-meaning government and nonprofits aren't ...
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Trump Spawned a New Group of Mega-Donors Who Now Hold Sway Over the GOP’s Future

This story first appeared at ProPublica on May 6. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Wesley Barnett was just as surprised as anyone to learn from news reports that the Jan. 6 Trump rally that turned into a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol was funded by Julia Jenkins Fancelli, an heiress to the fortune of the popular Publix supermarket chain. But Barnett had extra cause for be...
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‘It’s hard to look at’: Donald Trump makes National Portrait Gallery debut

Photo of ex-president will make way for a painted portrait as gallery says Trump’s team is considering artistsA picture is worth a thousand tweets. Donald Trump gained immortality of sorts on Friday when he made his debut at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. But he also ran into some “good trouble”. Related: Rightwingers tried to discredit Trump ‘foes’ with honey trap plot – report Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Washington, World news, US news, Museums, Donald Trump, National Portrait Gallery, Trump

Mark Zuckerberg turns 37 on Friday. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the billionaire Facebook CEO.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 37th birthday on May 14, 2021. Zuckerberg grew up outside of New York City and dropped out of Harvard after founding Facebook. Today, he's worth $114 billion and has grown Facebook into a social networking behemoth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his gene...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, France, Ipo, Russia, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Bloomberg, Features

Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a suspension

Donald Trump. Getty Images Getty A new Twitter account associated with Donald Trump was suspended. The account @DJTDesk was suspended for violating Twitter's policies. Twitter banned Trump from the site earlier this year following the Capitol insurrection. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter suspended former president Donald Trump's latest attempt to get back on the social media site.The new account, called @DJTDesk, on Thursday morning read "account suspended...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, Instagram, Youtube, US, Trends, Social Media, Fox News, Ban, Donald Trump, Trump, Democratic, Capitol, Facebook Instagram

Facebook Oversight Board upholds ban on Donald Trump’s accounts, for now

Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld the platform’s decision to ban Donald Trump‘s accounts, but says the company broke its own rules by imposing an indefinite suspension. Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended indefinitely in the wake of the US Capitol riots over fears that he would use the platforms to encourage further violence. The social network had already blocked Trump from posting for 24 hours, but then extended the ban until at least Joe Biden replaced him as president ...
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Opinion: Facebook should make Trump's ban permanent

Facebook's Oversight Board has upheld the site's decision to restrict former President Donald Trump's access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account, given that "the risks of allowing President Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great." However, Facebook and the Board should go farther and institute a permanent ban of Trump's account. The risks inherent in allowing Trump to have a Facebook account remain: if he uses it to stoke Covid-19 m...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Facebook s Oversight Board

Conservatives Demand Supreme Court Overrule Fake Facebook Court, Others Weigh In

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oversight Board, the pseudo-legalistic, questionably independent body that the company claims has the power to review and potentially overrule official moderation decisions, issued its not-so-final proclamations regarding the status of Donald Trump’s account.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Breitbart, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas, Frank Pallone, David Segal

Facebook Oversight Board upholds decision to ban Trump, asks FB to look at own 'potential contribution' to 'narrative of electoral fraud'

Looks like you can safely ignore that friend request... forever The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld former President Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook and Instagram - but not before advising the platform to look at its own role in the Capitol-storming mess.…
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Facebook Oversight Board upholds Donald Trump’s suspension from the platform

By Brian Fung | CNN Business Facebook can keep blocking former President Donald Trump from using its platform, the social network’s court-like Oversight Board said Wednesday. The landmark move affirms the company’s decision to suspend Trump in January after the US Capitol riots. However, the board said Facebook must review the decision within six months. The decision also applies to Facebook-owned Instagram where Trump has an account. Trump has almost 60 million followers across Facebook and In...
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Trump’s Facebook ban should not be lifted, network’s oversight board rules

Trump’s account suspended in wake of Capitol attackFormer president also banned from Instagram and TwitterDonald Trump’s Facebook account should not be reinstated, the social media giant’s oversight board said on Wednesday.Facebook suspended Trump’s account after the Capitol attack of 6 January, when a mob of Trump supporters stormed Congress in an attempt to overturn the former president’s defeat by Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Trump was initially suspended from Facebook and Ins...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Congress, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, TwitterDonald Trump

Area Man Wants You To Check Out His Blog

After threatening for months to disrupt social media with a bespoke platform that would allow him to bypass community guidelines (and the embarrassingly long list of platforms he’s been banned from), our big patriotic boy has finally made good on his promise. Folks, the wait is over — the future is now, and it’s a…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Instagram, Software, Computing, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Donald J Trump, Brad Parscale, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Far Right Politics In The United States, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda

For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Supreme Court, Social Networks, Minneapolis, Stanford, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Nick Clegg, President, Computing

10 Things in Politics: The Instagram account behind DC's best gossip

Good morning, and May the Fourth be with you. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:A very DC diversion is this anonymous Instagram accountBill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriageRep. Liz Cheney is in hot water with some fellow Republicans, againOne thing to look out for today...
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Will Donald Trump Be Permanently Banned From Facebook? A Decision Is Due This Week

Former U.S. President Donald Trump was suspended from Facebook or Instagram over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol seeking to overturn the 2020 election. Now, nearly four months later, Facebook’s Oversight Board said it will issue a ruling on whether he’ll be allowed back. Facebook temporarily froze Trump’s accounts on […]
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Leading QAnon antisemite who was retweeted by Trump was hiding in plain sight as a chiropractor from Denver, says investigation

A screenshot grabbed from a video on Craig Longley’s YouTube channel dedicated to physical therapy. The page has since been deleted. CRAIG LONGLEY YOUTUBE VIDEO/ Vice News Prominent QAnon influencer 'InevitableET' has been identified as Craig Longley, Vice reported. The antisemitic conspiracy theorist works as a chiropractor in Denver, Colorado. He runs one of the most famous QAnon Telegram channels. It has over 200,000 subscribers. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Instagram, Colorado, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Donald Trump, Denver, Crossfit, Maria, Louie Gohmert, Trump, Sidney Powell, Gilbert

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