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As Facebook Cl A (FB) Stock Declined, Wall Street Access Asset Management Lifted by $477,240 Its Stake; Palladium P…


Palladium Partners Llc increased its stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co (RCL) by 7.58% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Palladium Partners Llc bought 4,180 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 59,347 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.71 million, up from 55,167 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Palladium Partners Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 6.71% or $6.21 during the last trading session, reaching $98.76. About 2.26M shares traded or 22.24% up from the average. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has…

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Facebook and its ugly history with the black community – The Reporter


Just when we thought Facebook’s misdeeds couldn’t get any worse.

Two new government reports commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee revealed last week that Russian trolls launched a campaign to suppress the votes of largely African Americans in our 2016 presidential election — using Facebook as its primary social media network.

The reports indicated that three of the four most-liked Facebook posts urged the black community to be more cynical about the political process, vote for a Green Party candidate and “share” with others who vote that the community didn’t matter to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The fourth post encouraged African Americans to sit out the election as a means of exercising their rights.

Various underhanded tactics used by the Russian Internet…

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Commentary: Facebook exploiting you like a pimp exploiting prostitutes…


Anthony L. Hall is a Bahamian who descends from the Turks and Caicos Islands. He is an international lawyer and political consultant – headquartered in Washington DC – who also publishes a current events weblog, The iPINIONS Journal, at http://ipjn.com

By Anthony L Hall

It’s what they do.

Yet everyone is making much ado about an “explosive” report The New York Times published yesterday under the headline: “Facebook Offered Users Privacy Wall, Then Let Tech Giants Around It.”

Here’s the takeaway:

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For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed. …

The social network allowed Microsoft’s Bing search engine to see the names of virtually all…

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Thursday, NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson went on Democracy Now! to discuss #LogOffFacebook, the civil rights group’s one-week protest of the social network. The protest started on Tuesday in response to U.S. Senate reports published on Monday revealing that a Russian misinformation campaign disproportionately targeted African-American voters on Facebook during the 2016 election.

“They’ve allowed their tool to be used to discriminate against African-American communities in terms of home purchases. They’ve allowed their tool to be used by foreign nations to subvert democracy and seek to suppress African-American votes,” said Johnson on the program. “They’ve allowed their tool to fester racial hatred. They’ve allowed their corporate culture to hire an outside…

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NAACP calls for Facebook “Log Out” after report on Russian hackers targeting African Americans


 

In response to misinformation campaigns targeting Black people by a Russian-based company cited in a Senate Intelligence Committee report, the NAACP has decided to organize a boycott of Facebook and Facebook-owned platforms Instagram and WhatsApp,

Tuesday, it was confirmed in a press release, that the NAACP calling for the protest “in response to the tech company’s history of data hacks which unfairly target its users of color.”

WATCH: Russia targeted Black community in 2016 Elections

“NAACP is also calling on Congress to conduct further investigations on Facebook after a report released for the Senate Intelligence Committee revealed that the Russian influence campaign ‘made an extraordinary effort to target African-Americans.’ Over the last year, NAACP has expressed concerns…

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