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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...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Minneapolis, Abc, Trends, Fox, Ohio, Fox News, Donald Trump, Jesse Watters, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Floyd, Toledo Ohio, Donald Trump Jr

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...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Trends, Michael Wolff, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Twitter Facebook, Trump Organization, Jason Miller, Tech Insider

10 things in tech: Amazon employees spill, Bill Gates' other side, SpaceX launch

David Ryder/Getty Images; Isaac Brekken/AP Images for NFL, File; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images; Ohannes EiseleAFP via Getty Images; Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Employees reveal what it's really like working at Amazon. We've been investigating wh...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Instagram, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Getty Images, Bill Gates, Michael Wolff, Seattle, Gates

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

A 24-year-old man accused of storming the Capitol in designer clothes has been ordered to stay at his parents' $4.5 million mansion as part of his pretrial release

Christian Kulas is seen in social-media videos shared by the FBI in charging documents. Department of Justice Christian Kulas, 24, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the Capitol riot. Charging documents included footage showing Kulas at the Capitol, wearing Burberry. As part of his pretrial release, Kulas agreed to live at his family's $4.5 million mansion. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 24-year-old man from the wealthy suburbs of Chicago was arrested early Tuesd...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Trends, Fbi, Chicago, Washington Dc, News UK, Department Of Justice, Trump, Chicago Sun Times, Capitol, Lake Michigan, WGN, Kenilworth, CBS Chicago, Ashley Collman

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

Some Amazon managers say they hire people they intend to fire later just to meet their turnover goal

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:Some Amazon managers say they hire people they intend to fire just to meet their turnover goal.James Charles' former employee speaks out about her lawsuit against the makeup mogul. Shopify's CEO emailed managers to remind them they are a team, not a family.Top mortgage bankers are quitt...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Wall Street, Boston, US, Newsletter, Trends, Bank Of America, Getty Images, Fbi, Sydney, Club, Ian Osborne

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...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, News, Instagram, California, Washington Post, Montana, Washington, White House, China, Russia, Alabama, America, Spain, European Union

‘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

State AGs tell Facebook to scrap Instagram for kids plans

In a new letter, attorneys general representing 44 U.S. states and territories are pressuring Facebook to walk away from new plans to open Instagram to children. The company is working on an age-gated version of Instagram for kids under the age of 13 that would lure in young users who are currently not permitted to use the app, which was designed for adults. “It appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one, as this platform appeals primarily to children who otherwi...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Software, United States, Computing, Cyberbullying, Terms Of Service, Trump, Congressional Democrats, Online Grooming

Somehow Trump remains the top news story.

Here's what the top left corner of the NYT website looks like right now: Who's really "marooned"? Trump at Mar-a-Lago? Or the media cut off from Trump?That said, I love the photograph, and I approve of the front-page positioning of this story if only to give prominence to this fantastic shot. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Trump, Ann Althouse, Trump and the press

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

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

Comments on the Oversight Board’s Decision Regarding Trump’s Facebook Account

Today, the Oversight Board issued its decision regarding Facebook’s decision to suspend Trump’s account for two posts Trump made during the January 6 insurrection. The decision covers a lot of ground (it’s nearly 12k words), and I’ll only cover part of it. The decision has three main points: Trump violated Facebook’s rules. Facebook was justified to suspend Trump’s account, but it was not justified to suspend it for an indefinite period. Facebook should publicly clarify several policies. The ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Law, United States, Trump, Board, Don, Capitol, The Board, Content Regulation, Facebook Account, Oversight Board, Facebook Because, Facebook the Board, Decision Trump Violated Facebook, Facebook Worse

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 ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Insider, Trump, US Capitol, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board, Trump 's Facebook

Trump slams Facebook ban as 'total disgrace,' says Big Tech companies 'must pay a political price'

Former President Trump on Wednesday slammed the Facebook Oversight Board’s decision to uphold his ban from Facebook and Instagram as a...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trump, Facebook Oversight Board

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.…
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Software, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Facebook Oversight Board

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...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Politics, Technology, News, Instagram, Supreme Court, California News, Sport, Soccer, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Harvard Law School, Capitol

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

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...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Obama, California, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, New York Times, Bill Gates

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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Facebook Oversight Board to announce if it’ll reverse Trump ban on May 5

Facebook’s Oversight Board — something akin to a supreme court for the company — will decide whether to reverse the controversial Trump ban on Wednesday at 9:00 AM ET. The Trump ban went into effect on January 7, a day after the Capitol riot. Zuckerberg said Trump was banned “indefinitely” from Facebook and Instagram, but the matter was then submitted to the company’s Oversight Board on January 21. The Oversight Board was originally slated to make a decision within 90 days, but the ruling was de...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Zuckerberg, Insider, Trump, Oversight Board, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board

Episode #89: Book Report

Book report time! In this episode, we are each sharing three books we’ve read recently as well as some Instagram accounts we are enjoying following. You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . Big thanks to our sponsors this week! Be sure to check out the offers from Agility, Bev, Modern Fertility and Magic Spoon! And if you’re ever looking for a sponsor code, you...
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