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Former Soros Analyst Warns on Growing Risks

financialsense.com / FS STAFF / 12/07/2017 Despite last Friday’s pullback, nearly all markets have been heading higher with no end in sight. Market strategist John Roque at Key Square Capital Management recently spoke with Financial Sense Newshour to discuss his outlook and a number of risks building under the surface. For related podcast and slides, see Interview With Key Square’s John […]

SEC Associate Director And Wife Of Fired Anti-Trump FBI Agent Appears To Scrub Facebook Page Of Obama-Clinton Likes

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com The cheated-on wife of FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was booted off Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel for sending his mistress anti-Trump text messages, appears to have scrubbed her Facebook page of pro-Hillary and pro-Obama ‘likes’ after her husband’s embarassing dismissal and relegation to the HR department. Reddit user BREXITGOD notes that Strzok’s wife, Melissa […]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Describes “Horrifying And Offensive Comments” Of Sex Harasser Airline Passenger

We have to admit we didn’t know anything about Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Randi, before she created a media storm by complaining about a sexual harassment incident she suffered while travelling on Alaska Air. Feeling disgusted & degraded after an @AlaskaAir flight where the passenger next to me made repeated lewd sexual remarks. The flight attendants […]

Tencent Overtakes Facebook As Hong Kong Stocks Flash-Smash Overnight

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 21, 2017 8:29 AM Hang Seng futures exploded over 5% higher as after hours trading began last night, then crashed back to unchanged as the underlying cash index hit its highest since Nov 2007 on the heels of a surge to new record highs for Chinese tech giant Tencent – which is now […]

How A Half-Educated Tech Elite Delivered Us Into This Chaos

Authored by John Naughton, op-ed via The Guardian, If our supersmart tech leaders knew a bit more about history or philosophy we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in now… One of the biggest puzzles about our current predicament with fake news and the weaponisation of social media is why the folks who built this […]

You’ll Never Guess What Happened To BuzzFeed’s IPO Chances After It Missed Revenue By 20%

Buzzfeed’s plans for a rumored 2018 IPO, first reported back in March by Axios, just suffered a serious setback. In what amounts to a serious blow to the digital media pioneer’s credibility with investors, not to mention the potential impact on its lofty venture-capital-fueled valuation, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Buzzfeed is on […]

Russian Content May Have Reached 126 Million Facebook Users, There Is Just One Catch

One month ago, the media world and political punditry was in a furore after Facebook revealed that some 470 alleged Russian troll accounts had paid Facebook a whopping $100,000 to purchase 3,000 advertisements potentially influencing the outcome of the election (even though many of the ads “showed support for Clinton” and only half ran before […]

James Bovard: “How Facebook Censored Me”

Submitted by James Bovard via USAToday.com, Facebook said my post's image of a violent FBI raid 'incorrectly triggered our automation tools'… But it wasn't the first time an iconic image vanished… Responding to Russian-funded political advertisements, Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg declared last month that “we will do our part to defend against nation states attempting to spread misinformation.” But Facebook […]

First Twitter, Now Facebook: Company Introduces New Political Ad Transparency Policy

Facebook must’ve seen this tweet, published three days ago by a ProPublica journalist after Twitter unveiled a sweeping new transparency policy that included new disclosure rules for “political” and “issues-based” ads… Twitter is promising more transparency in political ads than Facebook. I love seeing tech giants try to outdo each other on transparency pic.twitter.com/aXPOpLicoB — […]

Twitter Surges After Beating, Adding 4MM MAUs Despite Admitting It “Overcounted” Users For Years

In the first sign that President Trump's favorite social network may be finally turning the corner, Twitter reported revenue, EBITDA and earnings all of which beat expectations, at revenues of $589.6MM (vs exp.$587.5MM), EBITDA of $207MM (vs exp.  $161MM) and non-GAAP EPS of $0.10, better than the $0.06 expected. Monthly active users rose by 4% […]