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Comedian Kevin Hart responded to backlash from old, anti-LGBTQ tweets with a statement asking people to stop being negative

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Kevin Hart has addressed escalating concerns over a long history of hate speech and derogato.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2018

How Kevin Hart Won—Then Lost—Hosting the 2019 Oscars in 26 Hours

Tweets come back to haunt the comedian. It didn’t take long for Kevin Hart to lose his Oscars hosting gig. Just a day after Kevin Hart was announced as the 2019 Oscars host, he was forced to apologize and ste.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 7th, 2018

Facebook is thinking about removing anti-vaccination content as backlash intensifies over the spread of misinformation on the social network

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Facebook said in a statement Thursday that it may remove, reduce, and demote anti-vaccination content on the platform in an effort to combat the spread of false information. As a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2019

‘You Have Grown, You Have Apologized.’ Ellen Degeneres Wants Kevin Hart Reinstated as Oscars Host

The popular talk show host and LGBTQ icon told Hart to ignore "the haters" and reclaim the gig. Ellen Degeneres pleaded with Kevin Hart to once again agree to host the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 4th, 2019

Looking Back on 2018, Journalists See Mostly Noise

Trump's tweets dominated coverage at the expense of news that people really needed. There was one thing thing everyone agreed upon when they reflected on the noisy news cycle of 2018: Stop covering the President'.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 11th, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparked outrage with his positive Tweets.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2018

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Oscars and apologizes for earlier homophobic tweets

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2018

Secret Service Agents Visited Comedian Tom Arnold About His Anti-Trump Tweets

Secret Service Agents Visited Comedian Tom Arnold About His Anti-Trump Tweets.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 26th, 2018

Comcast Drops As Trump Hints At Anti-Trust Violations

Update (1:50 pm ET): Comcast has responded to President Trump, who echoed claims made by the American Cable Association in a letter published earlier in the day on Monday. Comcast made the statement to CNBC: The ACA claims Comcast owns "significant mu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 12th, 2018

Twitter"s CEO hinted at someday getting rid of its "like" button and people are freaking out about it (TWTR)

AP Images Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly said he was looking to remove the ability to "like" tweets, the Telegraph reports. Twitter responded that it had no pl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 2018

Chick-fil-A confronts controversies over charitable giving to anti-LGBTQ groups

While Chick-fil-A continues its nationwide expansion and popularity, the Atlanta-based chain still struggles to shake the image that it endorses homophobia. But the company recently released a statement to try and shed that label. Chick-fil-A rarely bro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Trump Rage-Tweets That Trudeau Lied, Refuses To Endorse Final G-7 Communique, Threatens Canada With More Tariffs

Update: French Prime Minister Trudeau has responded to President Trump's tweets.  Trudeau spokeswoman Chantal Gagnon issues statement by email: “We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the G.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 10th, 2018

To Stop Protests, Nicaragua Is Killing Demonstrators in the Streets

Human rights group Amnesty International says 83 people have been killed in six weeks of anti-government protests......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2018

People can"t stop talking about how Melania Trump seems to avoid holding the president"s hand — here"s what it might say about their relationship

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Melania Trump appeared to avoid holding the president's hand du.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2018

Arizona"s ‘In God We Trust’ license plates spark funding furor

The specialty license plate “In God We Trust” has come under fire because the group behind the plate is designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center for its anti-LGBTQ views. Secular Coalition for Arizona, a nonprofit that promotes.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 41 min. ago

Anti-vaxxers are spreading conspiracy theories on Facebook, and the company is struggling to stop them

The bulk of anti-vaccination content doesn’t violate Facebook’s community guidelines for inciting “real-world harm,” according to a spokesman, but the site’s algorithms often promote unscientific pages or posts about the issue......»»

Category: topSource: washpost19 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook will consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination recommendations amid backlash

The platform has become something of a haven for a small but vocal community of parents who reject wisdom about immunizations and opt out of having their children vaccinated......»»

Category: topSource: washpost19 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook will consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination content amid backlash

The platform has become something of a haven for a small but vocal community of parents who reject the wisdom about immunizations and opt out of having their children vaccinated......»»

Category: topSource: washpost19 hr. 11 min. ago

Amazon cancels New York HQ2 — critics said it would have pushed hundreds of people into homelessness

The company cited political opposition, but the online retail giant also received backlash from local residents......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Trump Administration Tweets National Emergency Statement Using Screenshot From iPhone Notes App

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, rather than holding a press briefing, posted on Twitter. The next time you catch White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders casually tapping away on her iPhone’s Notes app, be warned: It may be an emergen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon cancels New York HQ2 — critics said it would push people into homelessness

The company cited political opposition, but the online retail giant also received backlash from local residents......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019