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Facebook sparks controversy by naming Muslim Brotherhood activist to ‘oversight’ board

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LONDON – The name of Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Yemeni Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman stood out as an odd addition to the oversight board of Facebook. The new oversight body includes four chairs: Former ...

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Creators of “War Room” movie plan online event for May 8

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Individuals or groups looking for entertainment options during the ongoing pandemic are invited to join in a special event centered around the faith-based movie “War Room.” The creators of the movie are ...

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Facebook deletes pages protesting stay-at-home orders

Protests are erupting across the nation, questioning the erosion of Constitutional rights during state mandates for stay-at-home orders. Now, those groups are being targeted themselves with Facebook deleting their pages. Facebook is ...

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Message to churches: Just streaming your service won’t cut it

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With all of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing churches and pastors can be sure about is that streaming an online service is simply not enough. As ministers of the ...

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Communist China propaganda war targets President Trump over virus

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You may have seen them – the hashtag or term #Trumppandemic showing up on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Those inclined to oppose President Trump may think it’s a harmless political statement to ...

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Topeka small businesses want to help those affected by the coronavirus

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Now that we are all “social distancing,” it’s obvious from time spent on social media (what else can we do?) that many small businesses in Topeka are hurting. From restaurants and bars ...

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‘Terrified’ emergency room nurse pleads with public to get serious over coronavirus

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A Kansas City nurse’s Facebook post has gone viral around the world for her scolding of those not taking the coronavirus situation seriously. The nurse, who works in an emergency room, does ...

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A break up IS hard to do, especially in the Facebook age

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Moving on from a failed romantic relationship is rarely easy. Memories and passionate feelings don’t just disappear overnight, and many people go through a significant mourning period after a break up. While ...

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg says he’s “become more religious”

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Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook, has faced tough questions from Congress recently about data procurement and advertising practices. As a result of this stress, he says he has spent more ...

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Watch President Trump live at the March for Life at 12 Noon, 11 Central today

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As reported by Metro Voice just minutes after it was announced, President Donald Trump will make history today by being the first U.S. President to appear in person and speak at the ...

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Media outlets question apparent censorship of name involved in whistleblower case

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Is Facebook protecting the so-called whistleblower? That may be the case. The social media giant is removing any mention of the “whistleblower’s” name and is cracking down against Facebook publishers that mention ...

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Facebook cracks down on anti-Israel pages based in Iran

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Facebook has removed pages originating in Iran and Russia that aimed to stir up anti-Israel sentiment and hatred of Jews on the social media platform.  Nathaniel Gleichery, head of Cybersecurity Policy for ...

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Hawley sponsors bi-partisan bill giving the public control over their Facebook, other social media data

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In a bi-partisan move, Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has been joined by Democrat Senators Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal in developing legislation designed to protect user privacy, their data and increase competition ...

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Facebook refused to shut down page of Fatah even after it encouraged terrorism

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A Facebook page promoting terrorism and glorifying the murder of Israeli citizens has been shut down but not by the social media giant.  Despite complaints, Facebook took no action and instead suggested ...

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News Briefs: Ebola spreads, Big tech anti-trust, CNN bodyguard charged with assault

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States open anti-trust against big tech A group of states is preparing to proceed with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies. The number could grow to 20. Tech companies have increasingly come ...

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Morning national news briefs: oil tankers, Facebook and Epstein

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Your morning national news briefs: US Moves to Take Control of Iranian Tanker Seized by British Last Month The United States does not want Britain to swap an Iranian oil tanker for ...

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British police scold public: don’t insult fugitive on Facebook

Officials in the United Kingdom issued a warning to people mocking the hairline of a wanted convicted drug dealer, saying that those who insult the fugitive on Facebook and social media could ...

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How Islamic extremists use social media as a weapon against Christians

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The ministry Open Doors USA reports a trend of hackers, working with Islamic extremists, taking over Christian Facebook pages and posting anti-Islamic messages. The fake posts then generate outrage against the Christians ...

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Facebook restores post quoting theologian Augustine

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Facebook has backed down from saying a quote from a 5th century theologian was hate speech. A blogger reported on July 14 that Facebook had repeatedly banned a quote from St. Augustine ...

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Platforms vs. Publishers: The Big Tech War on the First Amendment

Media platforms and publishers are a big part of our lives, and they can have a huge influence on our culture. Recently YouTube pulled the plug on, or demonetized, many YouTube channels. ...

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Number of people planning to storm Area 51 approaches 1 million

The U.S. Military says it will protect Area 51 from being seen by a bizarre gathering that hopes to forcibly storm the military base. Currently, 842,000 civilians have signed up. The number ...

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Facebook to let leftist organizations run ‘fairness’ effort

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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announced the company’s latest efforts to institutionalize the demands of 90 liberal organizations into the company’s “fairness” operations, including disturbing efforts geared toward the 2020 elections. Leaders whose organizations ...

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Is Facebook’s ‘civil rights’ audit harming free speech?

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Facebook, perhaps the world’s most powerful media platform, has released the results of its “civil rights” audit which it insists fights hate speech. The company said it is rolling out the updated ...

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Internet preachers like Marcus Rogers are drawing millions online

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As those under the age of 35 increasingly avoid brick-and-mortar churches, they are logging in to listen to online preachers who unashamedly share Jesus and Biblical truths through social media. One of ...

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Nigerian women testify on Facebook Live today about genocide as VP Pence gets involved

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Two Nigerian women will become truth-tellers to the world in a live Facebook event Wednesday as they testify to the horrific genocide against Christians in their country. Their testimonies will be Live-streamed ...

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