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Jason Kessler communicating with State Police. "How far is your car?" "About a block away" "THATS TOO FAR" Jason Kessler, one of the main organizers for the Unite The Right Rally held this weekend in Charlottesville, Attempted to hold a press conference to counter the events of Saturday. The Presser last about 3 minutes before Kessler was chased and beaten. He was evacuated by Virginia State Police. (Photo by Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Twitter 'Verifies' Jason Kessler, Organizer Of Charlottesville White Supremacist Rally

Jason Kessler, the organizer of the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August that left one person dead, was verified on Twitter. The Daily Beast reports that the white s...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means Committee in the Cabinet Room at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Republican lawmakers unveiled their plans for a massive rewrite of the U.S. tax code. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Rogue Twitter Employee Deletes Donald Trump’s Account On Last Day

President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, briefly vanished from the internet on Thursday. Social media users noticed that for a short period of time around 7 p.m. EDT Thursd...
A Facebook logo is seen on a computer screen in this photo illustration on October 31, 2017. Material posted on Facebok and other social media directly and indirectly reached over 126 million Americans between 2015 and 2017 according to a company testimony that will be presented to the US Senate judiciary committe on Tuesday. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Here Are Some Of The Ads Russia Paid To Promote On Facebook

Two months after Facebook first acknowledged it was paid to promote 3,000 divisive Russian-backed ads during the 2016 election, we're finally getting a look at some of the ads themselves. Members of t...
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., speaks as House Democrats hold a news conference to call for presidential action on immigration on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Congressman Introduces The COVFEFE Act Because The Universe Won't Let This Joke Die

Spurred by what has become one of President Donald Trump's more famous tweets, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) introduced the COVFEFE Act on Monday. The bill actually has a serious intent, calling for the...
The Telegram messaging app logo is seen on a website in Singapore November 19, 2015. The mobile messaging service Telegram, created by the exiled founder of Russia’s most popular social network site, has emerged as an important new promotional and recruitment platform for Islamic State. REUTERS/Thomas White

How Telegram Became The App Of Choice For ISIS

In the hours after the deadly terror attack on Monday in Manchester there was a flurry of activity on the Islamic State militant group's favorite app, an encrypted messaging service called Telegram. E...
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Why Counter Facebook Majoritarianism?

The intention of this post is not to suggest ways of dealing with majoritarians -- those who believe that being part of the majority in a certain domain allows them to dominate, oppress and exploit others -- on Facebook. Instead, I want to explore the policies of Facebook that facilitate majoritarianism of various kinds.