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Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview to CBS on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2019

An ex-Facebook executive called Mark Zuckerberg"s actions "haphazard" and said Facebook should have acted more like Twitter in addressing Trump"s posts (FB)

Alex Stamos, Facebook's former chief security officer, said Facebook's approach to handling political speech has been "haphazard," in an interview with CNBC. Facebook has seen backlash from users, advertisers, and employ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2020

Facebook’s Zuckerberg was reportedly talked out of making moves against Trump as far back as 2015

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg reportedly wanted to remove an incendiary post by then-candidate Donald Trump as far back as 2015, but was convinced instead to change Facebook’s rules to allow such posts in the name of political discourse......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump ally Thiel has advised Facebook’s Zuckerberg not to bar or vet political ads

PayPal founder Peter Thiel is an investor in and board member at the social-networking company......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg"s non-answer about his secret dinner with Trump perfectly illustrates why his views about political speech are under fire (FB)

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken a firm stance on political speech with his company's policy to not fact-check political ads.  Instead, Zuckerberg argues, F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg launched an impassioned defense of political ads on Facebook, just minutes after Twitter banned them (FB, TWTR)

Facebook/Donald Trump Twitter has decided to ban all political adv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

​Google CEO denies allegations of political bias in search results

Google has recently been under scrutiny for whether its search results are biased after Trump said last month that the internet company was intentionally suppressing conservative news outlets supportive of his administration......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2018

Group of former CDC heads say no president has ever politicized the leading U.S. health agency as Trump has

Four former heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday the U.S. are fighting two opponents to contain the coronavirus pandemic: COVID-19 itself and the political leaders seeking to undermine the CDC......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch11 hr. 57 min. ago

DeSantis is said to quietly hinder fundraising for Trump convention

A personal dispute has prompted Ron DeSantis, the Florida governor, to discourage donors from contributing, people familiar with the discussions said. His top fundraiser denies any attempt to undercut the convention......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2020

Democrats celebrate landmark Supreme Court rulings against Trump while Republicans say they"re proof of a political conspiracy

The Supreme Court dealt a major blow Thursday to President Donald Trump's efforts to block investigators from obtaining his financial records. The court ruled 7-2 — i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2020

"Political Prosecution!": Trump Rages After Supreme Court Tax Ruling

"Political Prosecution!": Trump Rages After Supreme Court Tax Ruling Tyler Durden Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:17 Upd.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2020

Trump is pushing to reopen schools, which he claims are closed for political reasons and not to curb the coronavirus spread

JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump pushed back at s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2020

The Numbers Guy

President Donald Trump has made up dozens of derogatory nicknames for his political rivals and for the many other folks he.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 29th, 2020

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for Trump over the killing of Qassem Soleimani and asked Interpol to help detain him

Getty Iran has issued an arrest warrant for Donald Trump and 35 other US political and military figures. Tehran accuses Trump of a "terrorist act" for the killing, by drone strike, of Iranian General Qassem Soleim.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2020

An employee at Mark Zuckerberg"s philanthropic initiative reportedly demanded that he resign as its leader or from Facebook if he didn"t moderate inflammatory Trump posts (FB)

Francois Mori/AP An employee at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative demanded that Mark Zuckerberg resign from either it or Facebook if he didn't take a toughe.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 26th, 2020

A 24-year-old political newcomer beat Trump"s favored candidate in a North Carolina congressional primary runoff election

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2020

Key Words: CEO Cook on Apple’s role in tackling inequality: ‘I do believe, optimistically, this is one of those moments that we could make significant progress’

For most of the Trump Administration’s reign, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has maintained a diplomatic disposition, sagely navigating choppy political waters — whether it involved tariffs with China, manufacturing jobs in the U.S., or H1-B visas......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2020

Bolton spokesperson denies report he"ll vote for Biden

A spokesperson for John Bolton, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, denied a report Sunday that Bolton intends to vote for Democrat Joe Biden in December, contrary to publishe.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2020

PHOTOS: Trump"s Tulsa rally saw low turnout, lots of counter-protesters, not much social distancing, and the return of the Baby Trump Balloon

Win McNamee / Staff / Getty Images Donald Trump held a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 20 —his first political ra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2020

Trump campaign denies K-pop fans and TikTok teens are behind low rally attendance: "we constantly weed out bogus numbers"

Associated Press Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale rejected reports Sunday that a social media campaign led by fans of K-pop led to the rally's lower than anticipated turnout.  Parscale and the president had last .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2020

Facebook Removes Trump Campaign Ads Containing Symbols Reminiscent Of The Nazi Era

Advertisements and posts from the Trump campaign that contained an upside-down red triangle, a former symbol used by Nazis to identify political opponents, were removed by Facebook Inc. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2020