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Zuckerberg Sends Warning to Employees For Altering “Black Lives Matter” Slogan

Facebook founder issues harsh memo after "Black Lives Matter" slogan is altered at the company's headquarters

Apparently, some Facebook employees take issue with “Black Lives Matter.”

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Ask “Big” For Startup Funding—Kanye Style

A 'no" doesn't mean 'never'

While asking a billionaire for money may get the rest of us kicked off of…

By Samara Lynn

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Andreessen, Facebook, and the Subtle Racism of Internet Access

The road to restricted Internet access is paved with good intentions

There has been a lot of coverage recently over India’s ousting of Facebook’s Free Basics…

By Samara Lynn

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How Facebook is Using the NFL to Create a Diverse Workforce

Tech company takes a page out of the NFL playbook to improve its workplace

Among its many creative approaches to achieve a diverse workforce, Facebook is implementing a version…

By Courtney Connley

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[Op-Ed] No Shade Zone: How Zuckerberg’s $45 Billion Foundation Could Actually Help Minorities

Charitable move is actually a noble L.L.C. that could still forge positive change

Despite critics, Zuckerberg’s $45 billion charitable foundation is likely to help those in greatest need.

By Samara Lynn

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From Sports to Tech: How One Professional Went from Jordan’s Camp to Making Apps

Andre Walters shares his journey to launch Yuno app

Tech entrepreneur Andre Walters is the founder of Yuno, a new “social media e-commerce” platform.…

By Samara Lynn

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Paving Your Road to Silicon Valley

Career insights from Facebook Inc.'s own Bari a. Williams

Think strategically about what you have to offer the industry, no matter the discipline, and…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Welcome Baby Girl and Pledge to Give Away $45 Billion

The arrival of daughter Max seems to have re-inspired the social media titan

Mark Zuckerberg posted a poignant—and lengthy—letter to his new baby girl, Max, in a post…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Enables “Safety Check” Feature After Nigeria Bombings and Criticism

Facebook flips on "Safety Check" feature after attack in Nigeria and criticism

Mark Zuckerberg makes appeasement after “Safety Check” Facebook feature outcry.

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Facebook Responds to Criticism over Safety Check Feature, French Flag Filter

Users flock to Facebook to express outrage over perceived bias by the social media giant in regard to terrorist attacks outside the Western world.

Facebook responds to users angry that Safety Check was made available only after terrorist attacks…

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How to Access Gifted Education Services for Your Child

Persistent advocacy is key

About 10% of the student population is gifted, yet black students are underrepresented in gifted…

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The 5 Internet Companies That Get Most of Our Money

These publicly traded companies get 70% of our online dollars

Only publicly-traded companies were factored in. Also, companies that make revenue from Internet activities, but…

By Samara Lynn

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BE Bytes – October 25-30, 2015

A wrap-up of the most buzzed-about and relevant tech news of the week

A week-end’s look at what’s trending in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Employees Experience Internet Speeds Found Across Africa

Tech giant creates Internet connection empathy amongst employees with third world connection speeds

Facebook is holding “2G Tuesdays,” when its corporate network is deliberately slowed to the speeds…

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Facebook App Sapping iPhone Batteries? Here’s What to Do

The Facebook iOS app is taxing iPhone batteries. Update now.

Do you feel as though your iPhone is burning though its battery life when you…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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Zuckerberg Posts about Racial Injustice in Prison System

Mark Zuckerberg posts his thoughts on the U.S prison system

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, posts his views on the issues with the U.S. prison system.

By Samara Lynn

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NBA Digital Hosts First Live Sports Simulcast on Facebook

'Real Training Camp' with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the first livestream

In addition to being live on Facebook, the first-ever sports simulcast, titled NBA Real Training…

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Danny Glover, Issa Rae, and Patrice Cullors in Martha’s Vineyard to Discuss African Americans and Media

'Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives' panel explores depictions of blackness

‘Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives’ panel explores depictions of blackness.

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