Tag: Facebook

Facebook Bans Holocaust Denial Content

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UNITED STATES— On Monday, October 12, Facebook announced that it will ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust. In addition to banning the posts,...

Walk To End Alzheimer’s Taking Place October 25

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SANTA MONICA—In an effort to help fight Alzheimer's disease, the city of Santa Monica will be hosting "Walk To End Alzheimer's" on Sunday, October...

Australian Woman Arrested For COVID-19 Facebook Post

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BALLARAT—On Wednesday, September 2, Australian police arrested a woman after she created a “freedom day” event on Facebook calling to protest against the Victorian...

Australian Activist Arrested For Planning Anti-Lockdown Protest

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AUSTRALIA—A political activist in Australia, who has been planning events on Facebook to protest the lock downs permitted by the country's government, in the...

Facebook To Limit Political Ads Week Before Election

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SAN FRANCISCO— On Thursday, September 3, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will prohibit new political ads in the week before the 2020 U.S....

Suspect Stabs Victim After Watching Police Brutality Videos

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AMERICA—A young African American male has been accused of allegedly stabbing an Auto Zone worker on August 25, openly admitting how he "felt need...

Noise Complaint Results In Death Of Arizona Man

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AMERICA—Ryan Whitaker, a 40-year-old resident of Ahwatukee, Arizona, was gunned down inside his house by uniformed police officers on May 21, after they were...

Facebook, Twitter Remove Video Of Trump’s Coronavirus Remarks

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UNITED STATES—Two of the largest, and most influential, social media platforms in the world recently decided to remove a video of President Donald J....

Facebook And Twitter Censor Trump’s Post

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AMERICA—Facebook and Twitter censored President Trump's post including COVID-19 information and took forceful action on Wednesday, August 5. According to Patch and other reports, Facebook...

Reddit Bans Pro-Trump Forum

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SAN FRANCISCO— On Monday, June 29, Reddit banned its most popular pro-Trump forum on the basis that it violates the platform's hate speech policies. Reddit...

Starbucks and Verizon Join Facebook, Instagram Ad Boycott

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AMERICA — Starbucks and Verizon are among some of the major advertisers that have pledged to pause advertising with Facebook in order to support...

Twitter Removes President Trump’s Tribute To George Floyd

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UNITED STATES−Twitter has removed President Trump’s tribute to George Floyd. The President posted the tribute on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Twitter removed it citing...

Trump Signs Order To Remove Protections For Social Media Platforms

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WASHINGTON—On Thursday, May 28, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order in an attempt to remove specific protections for social media platforms. These protections...

Survey Reveals Virtual Christmas With Facetime, Skype For Half Of Californians

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UNITED STATES—Deck the halls and check your Wi-Fi connection! Perhaps you have little kids who are not the biggest fans of long journeys or...

Facebook And Instagram Ban Peach And Eggplant Emojis

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UNITED STATES—Facebook and Instagram users on Monday, November 4 discovered that the social media platforms banned the peach and eggplant emoji when used as...

Social Media Fiasco

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UNITED STATES—I wish I could understand so many people’s obsession with social media. However, I just don’t get it. For some reason, it seems...

Buzzoid Review: How Up And Coming Musicians Use Social Media To...

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UNITED STATES—If you’ve been on Instagram, then you know how easy it seems to rise to fame and have a popular account with tons...

Glued To Social Media And Technology

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UNITED STATES—My sister shared something with me that baffled me: my niece is so drawn to her phone that she would be on it...

Facebook Fires Bragging Security Engineer

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SAN FRANCISCO—The social media outlet Facebook, fired an employee for bragging about stalking people with the sensitive user information at his disposal. The employee, a...

The Obsession With Social Media!

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UNITED STATES—I’ve talked about my concerns with social media for years now, and I know while some of you might suspect things being all...
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