In what appears to be a shocking about-face, media giant The New York Times has come out in opposition to Mark Zuckerberg’s ongoing attempts to police the news content being spread by users via his Facebook platform.
Under the guise of convenience, it seems we’ve all been inviting Big Brother into our homes (and our pocket and purses) with open arms.
Jason Howerton, October 12, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (TheBlaze/AP) — The president of the Olive Garden restaurant chain has apologized to a Kansas City police officer after a restaurant employee asked him to leave because he was armed.
Facebook will directly host the news articles on its News Feed, which will reportedly mean much faster loading times because users won't have to click on links that can take up to ten seconds to load on smartphones.
As reported by Britain's Daily Mail, Brenna Happy Cloud of Salem, Oregon, has accused Facebook of discrimination after the social site prevented her from continuing to use her name. Happy Cloud said she was suddenly locked out of her account recently and received the same message each time she tried to log in for five days.
As reported by Courthouse News, the recently filed complaint names the village as well as police officer Nicholas Stroik, and involves community reactions to the July 19, 2012, arrests of "several African-Americans suspected of burglary."