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Zuckerberg faces congressional grilling

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/10/18, 12:48 pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees on Tuesday, one day after the social media company unveiled a plan to restore user trust. After revelations of unauthorized use of data by the firm Cambridge Analytica, which works with political campaigns, Facebook on Monday notified users who were likely affected and urged all members to update their privacy settings. Zuckerberg met behind closed doors with senators on Monday and is scheduled to testify again Wednesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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Confessions of a Christian journalist

Faith & Inspiration | Reporting on humanity’s brokenness requires trust in God’s sovereignty
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/09/18, 02:47 pm

I once met a man who worked as our nation’s homelessness czar. His name is Phil Mangano and he’s quite the character, with his dark sweeping eyebrows, piercing eyes, and passionate speech. We sat for three hours at a café over milky coffee and chocolate chip cookies discussing homelessness—the challenges, the tragedies, and possible solutions. 

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Facebook CEO admits user data mistakes

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/22/18, 11:47 am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence Wednesday about allowing an outside group to obtain user data from millions of Facebook accounts and admitted he made mistakes along the way. The social media company has been under fire all week since reports showed the data firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked with the Trump campaign in 2016, improperly obtained user data from about 50 million Facebook accounts to use for targeted political ads.

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