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International Day of Pink aims to end bullying, discrimination

International Day of Pink aims to end bullying, discrimination

Locally, the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity is holding a 13th Anniversary Day of Pink Gala at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. It starts at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. 
Amid missteps, Zuckerberg faces congressional inquisition

Amid missteps, Zuckerberg faces congressional inquisition

WASHINGTON - After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public, and could be pivotal for his massive company.
Facebook notifies users in privacy crisis

Facebook notifies users in privacy crisis

The more than 620,000 Canadians affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal will begin getting notices today.
How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs

How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs

But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users were contacting, and when, in the first place? The short answer: Because Google let it.
Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

"I am really sorry that happened," Zuckerberg said of the scandal involving data mining firm Cambridge Analytica. Facebook has a "responsibility" to protect its users' data, he said in a Wednesday interview on CNN. If it fails, he said, "we don't deserve to have the opportunity to serve people."
How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

The social network is under fire after The New York Times and The Guardian newspaper reported that former Trump campaign consultant Cambridge Analytica used data, including user likes, inappropriately obtained from roughly 50 million Facebook users to try to influence elections.
Suspect in Austin bombing attacks blows himself up: police

Suspect in Austin bombing attacks blows himself up: police

Authorities had zeroed in on the suspect in the last 24 to 36 hours and located him at a hotel on Interstate 35 in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference.
Maryland high school locked down after shooting

Maryland high school locked down after shooting

Federal agents from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are going to the scene, their agency tweeted.
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