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Actor John Leguizamo Says Facebook Won’t Allow Fair Elections: Democracy Dies Because of ‘Tech Gangster’ Mark Zuckerberg

Left-wing actor John Leguizamo is the latest Hollywood figure to turn on Mark Zuckerberg by calling the Facebook CEO a “tech gangster” and claiming that the social media company represents a direct threat to the electoral process.

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government

At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like Nancy Pelosi parody videos. They no longer seemed interested in the big, utopian visions they initially promised. It is a great example of the old saying: you should be careful what you wish for.

Mark Hamill Deletes Facebook Account over Refusal to Censor Political Ads

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has deleted his Facebook account over the social media site’s refusal to fact check political ads on its platform. According to Hamill, Mark Zuckerberg “values profit more than truthfulness” as demonstrated by his decision not to censor political ads. Facebook says its policy is based on the “principle that people should be able to hear from those who wish to lead them, warts and all, and that what they say should be scrutinized and debated in public.”

Report: Teen Vogue Publishes Article on Facebook’s ‘Fake News’ Defenses – Without Disclosing It’s Sponsored Content

Teen Vogue published and then deleted a longform feature on Facebook’s “election integrity team,” an article on the company’s “fake news” defenses that was allegedly sponsored content from Facebook itself.

Facebook Exec Admits He’s Triggered by Trump, Breitbart, But Still Opposes Censorship

Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, a Facebook executive close to Mark Zuckerberg, urged his company not to tilt the scales against Donald Trump in 2020, according to a memo obtained by the New York Times. Boz also commented on Breitbart News, saying “every time I read something from Breitbart I get 10% more liberal.”

Golden Globes: Sacha Baron Cohen Rips Mark Zuckerberg as ‘Naive, Misguided Child’

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen ripped Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the Golden Globes on Sunday, referring to him as a “naive, misguided child who spreads Nazi propaganda.”

Sacha Baron Cohen Roasts Mark Zuckerberg for Spreading ‘Nazi Propaganda’ at Golden Globes

While introducing “Jojo Rabbit” at the Golden Globes, Sacha Baron Cohen made fun of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, comparing him to the Nazi parody film. “The hero of this next movie is a naive misguided child who spreads Nazi propaganda and only has imaginary friends. His name is Mark Zuckerberg. Sorry this is an old […]

Facebook Blacklists Ads Aimed at ‘Census Interference’

Facebook announced this week that they win ban any advertisements and user content that misleads users about the 2020 United States Census. Mark Zuckerberg’s Silicon Valley giant has labeled the plan its “census interference policy.”

Federal Reserve Governor Blasts Facebook’s Libra Currency

U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard strongly criticized Facebook’s digital currency, Libra, on Wednesday. Brainard argued that Facebook’s digital currency project will face numerous regulatory challenges before it could be considered viable for public use.

Vape Companies Slapped by Advertising Authority for Instagram Posts

Four vape companies were banned from posting on Instagram by an advertising organization, which told the corporations that posts featuring nicotine-containing e-cigarettes “should not be made from Instagram in future” unless the models promoting the e-cigarettes appear to be at least 25 or older.

Hungary Fines Facebook for Claiming Services Are ‘Free’

Ad-based social media platforms like Facebook and Google have long pretended that their services are “free” for users. In reality, users pay for those services with their personal data, which allows the tech giants to sell ads that a micro-targeted to your preferences.