Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Millham, 31, from New Paltz, N.Y., a former reporter for the military newspaper Stars and Stripes, checks a Facebook site in Kabul, Afghanistan as part of a new communications effort to reach a non-newspaper reading Internet audience. (AP/Musadeq Sadeq)
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No Conspiracy: US Military Seeks Control of Your Facebook Account

The US Army is pursuing a new intelligence tool which is able to understand social media posts in languages including Russian, Arabic and French, and which can post answers on its own.

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Social Media Users Berate Local PD About Seizing Cash From Homeless Man

The police department’s choice to publish a photo of the money and the sign they took from this homeless man highlights a much deeper problem among police and the homeless.

Social Media Users Berate Local PD About Seizing Cash From Homeless Man

Cheyenne, WY — A heartening trend is growing on social media showing that people are waking up to the state persecuting individuals over victimless crimes. The latest example of this trend comes from

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Bezos Bans WaPo Staff From Criticizing Corporate Advertisers On Social Media

A new policy at the Washington Post will punish its employees for using social media to make critical statements about the paper’s corporate advertisers. The policy was approved by Jeff Bezos, the billionaire head of Amazon who purchased the newspaper in 2013.

Bezos Bans WaPo Staff From Criticizing Corporate Advertisers On Social Media

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The Washington Post’s journalistic decline over the past several years has been remarkable, especially following the newspaper’s 2013 purchase by Amazon founder and billionaire

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Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children

A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.

Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children

In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of "radicalized" Muslims. "Hunt them, identify them, and kill them," declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is

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