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Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating "Capitol Riot" As Sandberg Deflects Blame

Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating "Capitol Riot" As Sandberg Deflects Blame.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 14th, 2021

Facebook’s Sandberg deflected blame for Capitol riot, but new evidence shows how platform played role

Fliers and hashtags promoting the pro-Trump rally circulated on Facebook and Instagram in the days and weeks beforehand.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

House Democrats to look into social media’s role in Capitol riot as part of broad disinformation inquiry

House Democrats plan to investigate the role Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites had in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol as part of a broader look at the rising threat of disinformation online......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2021

Facebook, Twitter could face punishing regulation for their role in U.S. Capitol riot, Democrats say

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Category: topSource: washpostJan 8th, 2021

Facebook COO Sandberg May Take the Fall for Major Problems

Facebook is likely to be hit with more investigations and possible sanctions and regulation. Who gets the blame for decisions that could make the company a pariah with its members and advertisers?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 19th, 2018

Apple and Google are likely to slow down enforcement again after Capitol riot bans

When major tech comp.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2021

Silicon Valley braces for political blowback as Democrats seethe over tech’s role in Capitol riot

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Category: topSource: washpostJan 8th, 2021

Column: It is not just Trump. Blame California social media companies for D.C. riot too

Companies such as Facebook and Twitter have .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 7th, 2021

Twitter, Facebook lock down Trump after social media-fueled riot in D.C.

A tumultuous attempt to seize the U.S. Capitol brought.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 6th, 2021

Column: It is not just Trump. Blame California social media companies for DC riot too

Companies such as Facebook and Twitter have .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 6th, 2021

A well-known QAnon influencer dubbed the "Q Shaman" played a highly visible role in the Capitol siege

A leader in the QAnon conspiracy-theory movement kept popping up at Wednesday's Capitol siege in Washington, DC. Jake Angeli, the "Q Shaman," was one of several protesters to confront Capitol Police officers at the US .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

The Iowa Democratic caucuses were plagued by tech problems that reportedly went far beyond issues with an app

Tech problems played a role throughout the botched Democratic primary caucus in Iowa on February 3. A smartphone app developed specifically for registering results and largely untested before being deployed, encountered major hitches dur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2020

Damages and injuries from Iran"s missile attack on US troops suggest that luck play a major part in preventing war

John Davison/Reuters Luck played a big role in preventing a war between the US and Iran this month.  Initially, President Donald Trump claimed no Americans were hurt in an Iranian missile at.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

The man who helped make eating KFC at Christmas a Japanese tradition says the practice is built on a lie that he still regrets — but that saved his business

KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images KFC fried chicken has become a Christmas tradition in Japan.  Takeshi Okawara, who helped launch KFC in Japan in the early 1970s, played a major role in creating the tradition, casting Colonel Sanders as a pseudo-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 24th, 2019

William "Bill" O"Donnell, co-founder of Philadelphia engineering firm, dies at 75

William F. “Bill” O’Donnell III, one of the founders of O’Donnell & Naccarato who played a major role in many of the firm's structural engineering projects, has died. He was 75 and died from natural causes on Dec. 15 at his home in Audubon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019

Power Players 2019: Roy Carroll

By putting together the land that attracted the commitment of Publix distribution center to northeast Guilford County in 2018, Carroll played a major role in the creation of up to 1,000 jobs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2019

Boasting Buffalo: "Unmatched opportunity"

This spring, Dr. Linda Harris played a major role in a Women’s Vascular Summit hosted by the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

On Capitol Hill, Sheryl Sandberg lobbies for new laws to protect Facebook users

Facebook Inc. COO Sheryl Sandberg met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week to lobby for new laws that would protect Facebook’s users in the U.S. The closed-door meetings came as Facebook faces a U.S. Federal Trade Commission fine of up to $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2019

Vince Carter assists on 152% boost in Hawks jersey sales

Vinsanity remains alive and well. While future Hall of Famer Vince Carter played a complementary role in the Atlanta Hawks' slight resurgence on the court this season, he provided a major assist off the court — helping boost the team's jersey sales.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Facebook"s top policy and communications exec steps down

Elliot Schrage, a longtime Facebook exec who played a key role in helping the company organize its response to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is stepping down......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 14th, 2018