Why Zuckerbergs 14-Year Apology Tour Hasnt Fixed Facebook

In 2003, one year before Facebook was founded, a website called Facemash began nonconsensually scraping pictures of students at Harvard from the school’s intranet and asking users to rate their hotness. Obviously, it caused an outcry. The website’s developer quickly proffered an apology. "I hope you understand, this is not how I meant for things to go, and I apologize for any harm done as a result of my neglect…

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Selina raises $95M to create a boutique travel lodging experience built around communities

If you’re looking to travel abroad — and especially if you’re looking to work while doing so — it might be tough to convince yourself you can find a cool boutique hotel that caters to a lot of different price points, as well as surround yourself with people that will help you feel like you should still get your work done. That’s the goal of Selina, an emerging co-working and…

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Trump, GOP leaders face backlash over $1.3 trillion spending package

Video Omnibus spending bill: A score for the swamp? President Trump signed $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill despite threatening to veto the legislation; Congressman Dave Brat reacts on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ President Trump faces losing support from his base in the wake of his decision Friday to sign a controversial and much-derided $1.3 trillion spending bill — over not only its size but its failure to fund his campaign promise…

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20+ Hilarious Times Shops Made Their Customers Laugh Out Loud

Not for these businesses though! Compiled into a list by Bored Panda, we have come up with some of the best examples of business owners having a little bit of fun and being remembered not for robotic efficiency of customer service, but for having an awesome sense of humor. Scroll down below to check out the hilarious list yourself, and don’t forget to vote for your favorites!

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A Second Paul Manafort Associate Has Turned on Him

Former Trump campaign chief Rick Gates, Manaforts long-time right hand, began cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office in February. Manaforts attorneys revealed the information about the second former employee in an April 6, 2018, court filing. In the filing, Manaforts attorneys asked the federal judge overseeing the prosecution to block documents found in a storage unit in Alexandria, Virginia, from being used as evidence against him. They argue the…

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Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report

Nordic nations take top four places in happiness rankings, with annual study also charting the decline of the US Finland has overtaken Norway to become the happiest nation on earth, according to a UN report. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, said all the Nordic countries scored highly on income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity. The rankings are based on Gallup polls of self-reported wellbeing, as…

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Was Wonder Woman Star Lynda Carter Sexually Abused By Bill Cosby???

Lynda Carter came forward with her own #MeToo story on Monday — but did she tell us more than she said out loud?? In an interview with She goes on to say she faced harassment throughout her early career, for instance: “There was a cameraman who drilled a hole in my dressing room wall on the Warner Brothers lot.” That one got caught and “drummed out of the business” but…

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Sinclair Employees Say Their Contracts Make It Too Expensive to Quit

owns or operates 193 TV stations in more than 80 markets across the country and reaches an estimated 38 percent of households. This weekend, it video montage posted over the weekend by Deadspin showed dozens of Sinclair anchors saying such “false news” is “extremely dangerous to our democracy.”  “The critics are now upset,” Scott Livingston, vice president of news at Sinclair, wrote in a memo to employees Monday provided to Bloomberg. “There is a lot of noise…

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Sociologists Examine Hackathons and See Exploitation

As the gospel of Silicon Valley-style disruption spreads to every sector in the economy, so too have the industry’s favorite competitive ritual, hackathons. The contests, where small teams of “hackers” build tech products in marathon all-night coding sessions, are a hallmark of Silicon Valley culture. Recall Facebook’s most famous hackathon, thrown on the eve of its IPO to show the world that the demands of being a public company would…

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15 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Reveal How A Genius Thinks

Stephen Hawking was 21 years old when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease, a rare form of ALS. Doctors told him he would only live for a few years. More than 50 years later, he’s now 73 and one of the foremost physicists alive — a professor at the University of Cambridge, an investigator of black holes, and the author of the bestselling book “A Brief History of Time.”  Here are 15 quotes showing…

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Cambridge Analytica Execs Caught Discussing Extortion and Fake News

In a series of undercover videos filmed over the last year, Britain's Channel 4 News caught executives at Cambridge Analytica appear to say they could extort politicians, send women to entrap them, and help proliferate propaganda to help their clients. The sting operation was conducted as part of an ongoing investigation into Cambridge Analytica, a data consulting firm that worked for President Trump's 2016 campaign. The video follows an investigation…

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The Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy

Facebook has never been particularly good at prioritizing your privacy. Your data powers its business, after all. But recent revelations that a firm called Cambridge Analytica harvested the personal information of 50 million unwitting Facebook users in 2015 has created new sense of urgency for those hoping for some modicum of control over their online life. If you ever needed a wake-up call, this is it. The good news: Despite…

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