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Sikh Cartoonist Stars in Facebook Video, Racists Go Wild

Sikh Cartoonist Stars in Facebook Video, Racists Go Wild

by Jamilah King on December 10 2014, 12:56PM

The man known to many as Captain Sikh America is caught in the middle of a hate storm.

Topics: Culture

Is Facebook's Push for Immigration Reform More Sinister Than It Seems?

Is Facebook’s Push for Immigration Reform More Sinister Than It Seems?

by on May 1 2013, 2:11PM

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg recently started a group to back immigration reform. But his real goal may be to secure a source of low-wage workers for businesses like his.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

NYPD Using Facial Recognition Software on Facebook and Instagram Photos

NYPD Using Facial Recognition Software on Facebook and Instagram Photos

by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2013, 1:13PM

The New York Police Department is using facial recognition technology to match photos of suspects with images in online databases like Facebook and Instagram.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Zimmerman Defense Turns To Trayvon Martin's Facebook, School Records

Zimmerman Defense Turns To Trayvon Martin’s Facebook, School Records

by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2012, 10:05AM

O’Mara said he wants to see school records from two high schools and a middle school, alongside archives of Martin’s activity on Twitter and Facebook.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

It's a Big Day for Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook -- and Hoodies Across America

It’s a Big Day for Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook — and Hoodies Across America

by Jamilah King on May 18 2012, 12:39PM

If you’re white.

Topics: /NOW

Facebook Adds 'Ethnic' Tab to its Ad-Buying Platform; Latinos First Group Targeted

Facebook Adds ‘Ethnic’ Tab to its Ad-Buying Platform; Latinos First Group Targeted

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 10:00AM

This marks the first time Facebook has allowed marketers a direct means of targeting ethnic groups.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Rihanna Becomes Most Popular Woman on Facebook

Rihanna Becomes Most Popular Woman on Facebook

by Jorge Rivas on July 19 2011, 11:21AM

Rihanna becomes the most popular social media star of color in the world.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

by on October 19 2010, 10:47AM

A watchdog’s suit is jarring open the once hidden, unregulated world of online surveillance.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Readers React: Tackling Facebook's Racism (On Facebook)

Readers React: Tackling Facebook’s Racism (On Facebook)

by Channing Kennedy on August 6 2010, 7:21PM

A round-up of some of this week’s best reader-lead conversations.

Topics: Technology

Facebook Can Predict Your Ethnicity

Facebook Can Predict Your Ethnicity

by Jamilah King on August 4 2010, 4:28PM

They’re crunching data to figure out a “Washington” surname probably means you’re black—so they can sell you and your friends stuff based on it.

Topics: Technology

Not White Enough? There's a Facebook App for That!

Not White Enough? There’s a Facebook App for That!

by Daisy Hernandez on July 13 2010, 3:23PM

Vaseline markets digital whitening to Indian men.

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Will You Be Our Facebook Friend?

Will You Be Our Facebook Friend?

by Kai Wright on June 25 2010, 12:01AM

Join and we’ll help you show off how smart and well-read you are.

Topics: Kai Wright

1,000,000 FaceBook Users Support Humiliating Welfare Recipients

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2010, 3:56PM

The Facebook fan page “Betty White to Host SNL (please?)!,” which was launched in December 2009, garnered more than 500,000 fans. Its goal, to pressure Saturday Night Live producers to let Golden Girls star Betty White host the show, became…

Topics: Technology

Could Facebook Save
His Life?

by Leticia Miranda on March 15 2010, 12:00PM

Efrén Paredes Jr. has been serving a life sentence without parole since he was a teenager. Now, he and his community take his case online.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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