Why a top antitrust lawmaker thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

When the newly-minted chair of a congressional antitrust committee calls you out, it’s probably time to start worrying. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Rhode Island Representative David N. Cicilline has called on the Federal Trade Commission to look into Facebook’s behavior for potential antitrust violations, citing TechCrunch’s own reporting that the company Read More …

Facebook moves to stop discrimination in housing, employment and credit ads

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM GMT By Dylan Byers Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has reached a settlement with civil rights organizations and labor groups that had accused the company of enabling discrimination in housing, Read More …

Facebook to launch new ad portal for housing, employment and credit ads

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM GMT By Dylan Byers Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has reached a settlement with civil rights organizations and labor groups that had accused the company of enabling discrimination in housing, Read More …

Fresh complaints about LGBT lessons at Greater Manchester primary schools

Primary schools in Greater Manchester have been contacted by parents unhappy over sex and relationships lessons that teach children about LGBT rights, in the wake of similar classes being withdrawn in Birmingham after protests. The Guardian understands that parents at seven primary schools in the area have contacted school management to discuss the inclusion of Read More …