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Sen. Josh Hawley takes on big tech with privacy bill

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As Attorney General of Missouri, Josh Hawley took on big tech and social media companies and Google over privacy issues. He investigated Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust ...

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Winning people over in a polarized culture

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Today’s polarized political climate mirrors another growing gap in America: the dramatic rise of people who claim no religion at all, also known as “nones.” This demographic is most common among young ...

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‘What are these people smoking?’ Franklin Graham calls out Taylor students for attacking Mike Pence

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Franklin Graham is calling out some Christian university students and alumni who are viciously attacking Vice President Mike Pence after he was announced as the commencement speaker for Taylor University. Fox News reports ...

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Social media companies don’t like pro-life message

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Multiple pro-life supporters have seen their posts removed in another round of censorship from popular social media sites Instagram and Facebook. Recently, Christian satire site founder Adam Ford and pro-life filmmakers Nick ...

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Half of pastors are worried about offending someone if they speak out on social issues

Pastors are pressured from all sides to speak out on hot button issues, but struggle with just how to address those topics, such as LGBT issues and same-sex marriage. In a new ...

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Parents giving away their baby’s privacy to digital world

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Wanting to get your newborn’s photo on social  media? Not so fast if you value your baby’s privacy. Overzealous parents-to-be are creating a digital footprint for their children — before they’re born, ...

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Missing person: dangerous online game popular with teens

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The new social media game ‘missing person’ is gaining in popularity an, frightening parents and angering police departments. The trend involves teenagers disappearing from their families for up to 48 hours to ...

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‘Social Animals’ spotlights perilous life of teens and Instagram

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Not that long ago, I was young and hip. I knew about the latest trends, the latest songs, the latest gadgets. It was my life. But the process of growing older and ...

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Faith does affect words we choose on social media

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Are you more likely to use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or do you use emotional and cognitive words like “angry” and “thinking?” The type of words ...

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What’s good for the goose? Zuckerberg hacked

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After deleting and censoring the accounts of conservatives and Christians, Facebook is about to get a dose of its own medicine. A Taiwanese “white hat” (good guy) hacker claims he’s hacked the ...

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‘Searching’ is a thriller with an urgent message

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On a normal Thursday night, David Kim received a call from his daughter, Margot, informing him that she would be studying all night with a group of friends. The next day she ...

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Teens prefer texting vs. talking in person

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Text messaging is now the most popular form of communication among teenagers, according to a survey conducted by Common Sense. Teenagers overwhelmingly preferred in-person communication six years ago, with almost 1 in 2 saying ...

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Don’t let work or worries kill your vacation

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ST. LOUIS —The benefits of vacation time are well-documented, but American workers are seemingly unwilling to take a break from work. A new survey shows that two-thirds of American workers don’t fully ...

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Facebook, Twitter grilled by Judiciary Committee

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WASHINGTON – The US House Judiciary Committee held its second hearing to examine social media filtering practices, with a special focus on a possible lack of transparency and potential bias. Facebook’s Monika ...

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How to navigate the ‘deep water’ of social media

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Social media often comes across as being less about being ‘social’ and more about the ‘me’ in media. Even the term ‘selfies’ reflects this as we capture moments of our lives in ...

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Facebook reverses decision that censored patriotic song

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The country music group The Wes Cook Band is firing back at Facebook after the social media giant denied their request to use the company’s paid tools to promote their new patriotic ...

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Poll shows social media being used to share faith, plus tips for when you do

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Are Christians using social media to reach neighbors, friends and family as effectively as they can? A new study shows just three in 10 Christians have shared their faith with non-believing friends ...

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Conservative leaders fight for fairness on social media bias

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As Metro Voice reported in March, new algorithms, bias and outright censorship may be silencing the free speech of Christian and conservatives. Now, MRC Founder and President Brent Bozell, MRC Censorship Project Director Allen ...

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