Gloomy Zuck: Facebook ‘Turning Up the Heat’ to Get Rid of Employees Who ‘Shouldn’t be Here’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff in a recent Q&A session that he plans on “turning up the heat” on performance goals to get rid of employees who “shouldn’t be there.” Zuckerberg has a gloomy outlook on the economy and Facebook’s performance, stating, “If I had to bet, I’d say that this might be one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million …

Iran Moves to Police ‘Misinformation’ Online

Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has called for laws to be passed to stop “rumors and false claims” from spreading online, in a move that mirrors the actions of numerous governments around the world, as well as Silicon Valley companies.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks on television on Friday, in a handout picture provided by his office

Glenn Greenwald: Journalist Echo Chamber on Twitter Led to Cassidy Hutchinson Fail

Pulitzer-winning writer and reporter Glenn Greenwald castigated the state of modern journalism in a tweet thread yesterday, arguing that the progressive ideological echo-chamber that currently governs the industry is responsible for the repeated spread of untrue stories like Russiagate and Cassidy Hutchinson’s now-infamous claim that Donald Trump grabbed the steering wheel of a presidential limo.

Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, describes the actions of former President Donald Trump, during a House Select Committee hearing to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol, in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on …

George Washington Law School Rejects Students’ Demand to Fire Clarence Thomas from Teaching Position

George Washington University Law School has rejected students’ demand to fire Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from his teaching position at the school. According to the students, Thomas has “has stripped the right to bodily autonomy of people with wombs,” and planned “to further strip the rights of queer people and remove the ability for people to practice safe sex without fear of pregnancy.”

US Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas sits for an official photo with other members of the US Supreme Court in the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, June 1, 2017.

California Bill Would Require Websites to Verify Users’ IDs

The California state legislature is considering a bill that would require websites and apps to authenticate the age of every user before allowing them access, a move that lawmakers say is aimed at protecting children, but would in effect end online anonymity in the state.

In this picture taken on October 1, 2019, a protester wears a Guy Fawkes mask on the back of his head, popularised by the V For Vendetta comic book film, in Hong Kong. - The face coverings have been embraced by multiple protest movements in recent years, particularly Anonymous hactivists …