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Lawmakers press Instagram for details on its plans for kids

A group of Democratic lawmakers wrote to Mark Zuckerberg this week to press the CEO on his plans to curate a version of Instagram for children. In a hearing last month, Zuckerberg confirmed reporting by Buzzfeed that the company was exploring an age-gated version of its app designed for young users. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) signed the letter, expressing “serious concerns” about the company’s ability to pro...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Kids, Instagram, Buzzfeed, Congress, Government, Tech, House, Zuckerberg, Democratic, Richard Blumenthal, Ed Markey, Messenger Kids, Kathy Castor D FL


Congressional Democratic establishment wants to replace "Green New Deal" with a climate committee of oil money recipients

The Green New Deal -- championed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive Dems -- is one of the most popular Democratic policies in living memory, supported by 81% of registered voters (including 64% of Republicans and 57% of "conservative Republicans"), so of course the Democratic establishment is trying to kill it. Instead of striking the proposed Green New Deal Select Committee in the House, they will reconvene the Select Committee on Climate Change instead, chaired by six-terme...
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Mark Zuckerberg's second day of Congressional grilling over user data and Facebook bias didn't go quite as smoothly as his first

Mark Zuckerberg faced a tough round of questioning on his second day of US Congressional testimony on Wednesday. The Facebook CEO was grilled over what data Facebook collects, and his answers were often evasive and unsatisfying. Republican lawmakers were largely focused on allegations of anti-conservative bias at the social network. It comes after a Senate hearing on Tuesday, in which Zuckerberg avoided any real upsets. Mark Zuckerberg's second day of congressional testimony didn't go quite ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Senate, Trends, House Of Representatives, US Senate, Cambridge University, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Trump, Donald J Trump, Debbie Dingell, US Congressional, Robert Mueller, Tim Walberg


Mark Zuckerberg finished his second day of Congressional grilling over user data and Facebook bias — here's what you need to know

Mark Zuckerberg faced a tough day of questioning on his second day of US Congressional questioning on Wednesday. The Facebook CEO was grilled over what data Facebook collects, and his answers were often evasive and unsatisfying. Republican lawmakers were largely focused on allegations of anti-conservative bias at the social network. It comes after a Senate hearing on Tuesday, in which Zuckerberg avoided any real upsets. Mark Zuckerberg's second day of congressional testimony didn't go quite ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, House Of Representatives, US Senate, Cambridge University, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Trump, Donald J Trump, Debbie Dingell, Robert Mueller