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Celebrity daily edit: Prince Frederik is a 'Seoul' man, Alex Jones gives birth - video

In today's Daily Edit we find out why Prince Frederik of Denmark calls himself a...
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Until now, live-streamed killings seemed like something we could all agree to be against. But Trump apparently believes there's a bigger social-media problem. (GOOG, FB, TWTR)

The problem of toxic content on social media came to a head on Wednesday, in a surreal sequence of events. The US refused to sign an international agreement aimed at stamping out terrorist and extremist content online. Instead, the Trump administration launched an online tool to collect examples of people being censored on social-media platforms because of their political views. It's an absurd contortion of the free-speech debate that shows how far apart the country is. Visit Business Insider'...
Tags: Google, Facebook, White House, US, Trends, Trump, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Christchurch New Zealand, France Canada India


The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship (FB, TWTR, GOOG)

Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media. The form, called the "Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool," asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list. The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of ...
Tags: Facebook, White House, US, Trends, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Mosques, Trump, Alex Jones, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Microsoft Google, Jeff Sessions, Trump Administration, Milo Yiannopoulous


Heavily pregnant Alex Jones celebrates husband's birthday as due date nears

Alex Jones is preparing to welcome her second child any day now, but that didn't stop...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #444

US digital ad revenue soars to triple digits Here’s some big digital stats from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) to get your week off to a good start. In the US, digital ad revenues hit triple digits for the first time in 2018 at $107.5 billion, up from $88 billion, or a pretty significant 22 percent on 2017. TV ad revenues were $71 billion for the same time period. Mobile surpassed a dwindling desktop for the first time and search captured nearly half of all digital ad revenues. As for...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Instagram, US, Seo, Nick Clegg, New York Times, Avon, Ryan Reynolds, Mashup, Chris Hughes, Iab, Alex Jones, Hughes, Interactive Advertising Bureau IAB


Alex Jones’ Reaction Big Tech Banning His Message ~ VIDEO

Political Humor USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Alex Jones’ Reaction To Ban by Bog Tech ~ VIDEO Stories by CNN, the Verge, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post lauded Facebook for scrubbing the accounts of inflammatory far-right online figureheads like Laura Loomer, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Infowars’ Alex Jones and Paul Joseph Watson from both platforms.This followed a similar effort to curb free speech by Google/Youtube. Let's do everything we can to get him back folks. Did you enjoy this funny video?...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Guns, Washington Post, America, Cnn, Atlantic, Free Speech, Alex Jones, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Infowars, Ammoland TV, Gun Cartoons, Shooting Media News


Our Own Private Singapore

The rap on Singapore is that it has fertile capital but a sterile culture -- a great place to do business, but a stultifying place to live.It is the Facebook of countries.The authorities there are sensitive to that kind of criticism. In a 2017 interview with the Straits Times, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasized the diversity of the country and the distinctiveness of its individual cultural components. Singapore, he said, is oriented not toward assimilation but integration.“The result has ...
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Meet ‘The Prepared,’ the media company pitching disaster preparedness for everyone

A little over two years ago, The New Yorker ran a story about the survivalism craze sweeping Silicon Valley. The moneyed elite behind the tools of convenience that make modern life were, it turned out, making detailed contingency plans for the collapse of the civilization they’d help architect. Now, there’s a media company for that. The Prepared, a new site launched a little over a year ago by three men — two who have their own ties to the tech world — is aiming to make the world of survivalism ...
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Pregnant Alex Jones reveals big plans for next home project

She may be just days away from welcoming her second child, but Alex Jones is already lining...
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Nigel Farage denies being conspiracy theorist after far-right talkshow appearances

Brexit party leader distances himself from Alex Jones, host of Infowars websiteNigel Farage, the Brexit party leader, has insisted he is not a conspiracy theorist after he repeatedly appeared on a far-right US talkshow and openly discussed ideas about a “new world order” linked to antisemitic tropes.The former Ukip leader distanced himself from Alex Jones, the host of the Infowars website, and claimed his appearances on the programme were infrequent, despite a Guardian investigation finding he g...
Tags: Politics, US, UK News, World news, US news, Nigel Farage, Ukip, The far right, Brexit, Alex Jones, Antisemitism, UK Independence party (Ukip, Brexit Party


This is the Infowars presidency in action

Alex Jones has been banned from the major social media platforms, but Trump has picked up the mantle with a recent tweetstorm that cements his status as the Infowars president.
Tags: Cnn, Trump, Alex Jones


Nigel Farage under fire over 'antisemitic tropes' on far-right US talkshow

Exclusive: Brexit party leader referred to ‘new world order’ in interviews with Alex JonesNigel Farage is facing strong criticism from Jewish organisations and a series of other groups after it emerged he repeatedly took part in interviews with a far-right US talkshow host, during which the Brexit party leader openly discussed conspiracy theories, some of which have been linked to antisemitism.A Guardian investigation has found Farage has appeared at least six times on the show of Alex Jones, wh...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, US, UK News, US news, Nigel Farage, The far right, Farage, 7 July London attacks, Newtown shooting, Brexit, Alex Jones, Antisemitism, Alex JonesNigel Farage


NBCUniversal debuts 'shoppable TV.' Plus, Kraft Heinz’s CMO is leaving: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today NBCUniversal is trying something new. Called "ShoppableTV," it's an advertising-meets-commerce offering for brands that lets consumers instantly buy products they see on their TV screens. Ad Age’s Adrianne Pasquarelli writes: “Consumers are encouraged to hold their phone...
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NBC Universal debuts 'shoppable TV.' Plus, Kraft Heinz’s CMO is leaving: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today NBC Universal is trying something new. Called ShoppableTV, it's an advertising-meets-commerce offering for brands that lets consumers instantly buy products they see on their TV screens. Ad Age’s Adrianne Pasquarelli writes: “Consumers are encouraged to hold their phone ...
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Opinion: Facebook handled Alex Jones just right

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump unleashed a Twitter storm against Facebook for banishing seven high-profile figures from its platform, including conservative conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, right wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has frequently made anti-Semitic statements.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Donald Trump, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Nation of Islam


Facebook handled Alex Jones just right

Kara Alaimo writes that Facebook was right to first issue Alex Jones a warning, which he did not learn from, before moving to banish the Infowars conspiracy theorist from the social media platform.
Tags: Facebook, Cnn, Alex Jones, Kara Alaimo


Alex Jones drops her biggest hint yet about her baby's due date

The One Show star Alex Jones dropped a big hint about her baby's due date on Saturday,...
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Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls

This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists, in a somewhat clumsily executed effort to rid itself entirely of figures like failed congressional candidate and anti-Semite Paul Nehlen, Infowars founder Alex Jones and…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Ugh, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Alex Jones, Infowars, Paul Joseph Watson, Tech Policy, Cda 230, Far Right Trolls, Paul Nehlen Infowars


Trump Is Upset This Infowars ‘Thinker’ Got Banned From Facebook. Here’s What He Thinks

President Trump spent Friday evening mad online. The primary target of his irritation: Facebook’s announcement this week that it was banning a handful of extremist figures deemed “dangerous” from all of its platforms — including Sandy Hook truther Alex Jones, white nationalist ex-congressional candidate Paul Nehlen, and Jones’ fellow Infowars conspiracy theorist Paul Joseph Watson. “Surprised to see Conservative thinkers like James Woods banned from Twitter, and Paul Watson banned from Facebook!...
Tags: Facebook, London, News, Instagram, Conspiracy, Hillary Clinton, Reddit, Watson, Cia, Extremism, Donald Trump, Hillary, Sandy Hook, Jones, James Woods, Clinton


Trump Goes On Retweet Rampage About De-Platforming Of Far-Right Extremists

The president said it was "so great to watch" a video by Alex Jones' conspiracy-mongering website Infowars.
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Trump and Putin discussed Mueller report during phone conversation, says White House – as it happened

Sarah Sanders says pair had ‘very good’ talk on Friday morning in which Venezuela was also discussedSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.18am BST Here’s an updated recap of today’s political news as we close out the Friday night live politics blog: 1.33am BST The president elaborated his complaints about conservative “censorship” on social media, highlighting his concerns about the treatment of Diamond and Silk, two online commenters who have been championed by Republi...
Tags: Facebook, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Republicans, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Venezuela, Donald Trump, James Woods, Trump, Alex Jones, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Mueller


Opinion: The Facebook ban offers a false sense of security

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning "dangerous individuals" such as noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, alt-right figures Paul Nehlen, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as known anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan from both Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Nehlen Laura Loomer


Good riddance to Milo, Jones and Farrakhan?

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning "dangerous individuals" such as noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, alt-right figures Paul Nehlen, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as known anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan from both Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Farrakhan, Milo Jones, Paul Nehlen Laura Loomer


Opinion: Facebook offers false sense of security

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning "dangerous individuals" such as noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, alt-right figures Paul Nehlen, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as known anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan from both Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Nehlen Laura Loomer


Opinion: The problem with Facebook's ban

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning "dangerous individuals" such as noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, alt-right figures Paul Nehlen, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as known anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan from both Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Nehlen Laura Loomer


Opinion: Facebook ban of 'dangerous individuals' offers a false sense of security

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning "dangerous individuals" such as noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, alt-right figures Paul Nehlen, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as known anti-Semites like Louis Farrakhan from both Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Facebook, News, Stories, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Nehlen Laura Loomer


Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users

While Trump Jr.'s tweet did not mention InfoWars host Alex Jones or others by name, the president's eldest son broadly said that unspecified actions by Facebook and "the rest of the Big Tech monopoly men should terrify everyone," and, "It appears they're taking their censorship campaign to the next level."
Tags: Facebook, Technology, News, Nation, Alex Jones, Trump Jr, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Daily Crunch: Facebook bans far-right figures

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook bans a fresh batch of mostly far-right figures The banned figures include Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen and Louis Farrakhan — plus, Facebook doubled down on banning Alex Jones. The company said this is part of its policy to ban “individuals or organizations w...
Tags: Social, Verizon, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, Buzzfeed, Youtube, Tech, Tumblr, Wall Street Journal, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Jeff Fowler, Daily Crunch, Pornhub VP Corey Price


Facebook Bans Several High-Profile Users

Facebook has banned some users known for espousing conspiracy theories and inflammatory rhetoric, among them Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan. Washington Post reporter Tony Romm talks about the move.
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Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other 'dangerous' voices banned by Facebook and Instagram

Facebook announced Thursday afternoon that it was banning people including Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader notorious for anti-Semitic language and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platforms.
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Cnn, Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan The Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan Alex Jones