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BREAKING: Sources Say Facebook Will Apologize For “Real Name” Policy


Dan Tracer | Queerty | October 1, 2014 After Queerty was one of the first to report on Facebook targeting drag performers by forcing them to use their legal names on profiles, the internet exploded. And for good reason . We’ve … Continue reading

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Facebook Meets With Drag Community, Offers Them Zilch


Dan Tracer | Queerty | September 18, 2014 When we last updated the Facebook “real name” story, things were looking good. Sister Roma, a drag staple in San Francisco, had called off her drag queen protest spectacular after the social network … Continue reading

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Drag Community Outraged by Facebook’s Enforcement of “Real Name” Policy


Randy Shulman | Metro Weekly | September 15, 2014 Sister Roma (Michael Williams), who on Wednesday was locked out of her Facebook account until changing her profile name to the legal one that “appears on your driver’s license or credit card.” Facebook is … Continue reading

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Facebook’s new idiotic “privacy” fiction


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Facebook takes gender options one step further


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | August 29, 2014 When Facebook expanded their gender options available for trans and gender-nonconforming users earlier this year, they ran into some problems. While it is better to have more than 50 choices … Continue reading

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Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Execs Be Our Censors?


Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | Reader Supported News | August 24, 2014 here have been increasingly vocal calls for Twitter, Facebook and other Silicon Valley corporations to more aggressively police what their users are permitted to see and read. Last … Continue reading

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Facebook Defends Donation To Utah AG Sean Reyes, Who Supports State’s Gay Marriage Ban


On Top Magazine | August 16, 2014 Facebook has defended its decision to donate $10,000 to the campaign of Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, who supports the state’s ban on gay marriage. According to Q Salt Lake, Facebook made the … Continue reading

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Facebook may have experimented with controlling your emotions without telling you


David Ferguson | Raw Story | June 28, 2014 Researchers at Facebook ran an experiment on nearly 700,000 randomly chosen users to see if their overall emotional state could be manipulated by the types of posts they see in their … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Future of Global Governance


Emanuel Pastreich | Truthout | April 3, 2014 Facebook has become a critical platform for international exchange that allows people around the world to seek out peers with similar interests and to begin serious exchanges with them about how to create a … Continue reading

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US tech giants knew of NSA data collection, agency’s top lawyer insists


De said communications content and associated metadata harvested by the NSA occurred with the knowledge of the companies. Photo: KeystoneUSA-Zuma/Rex The senior lawyer for the National Security Agency stated on Wednesday that US technology companies were fully aware of the … Continue reading

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