Day: September 8, 2019

Russia accuses Google, Facebook of election interference

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A new country says Google and Facebook may have interfered in its elections — just maybe not the one you’d expect.

Officials in Russia have said that Google and Facebook published election-related ads in violation of the country’s laws, Reuters reported

Yes, you read that correctly: Russia is accusing the two tech giants of election interference. 

At issue are laws that prohibit political ads “during elections on Sunday and on the preceding day,” according to Reuters. Russia’s Roskomnadzor, the government body that oversees the country’s media laws, has said Facebook and Google both ran ads during Sunday elections.  Read more…

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‘Hustlers’ is an unapologetically good time with a powerful message

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In the immortal words of patron saint Beyoncé, a “diva is a female version of a hustla.” The new movie Hustlers — about a group of strippers who steal from wealthy men — embodies that concept fully, not just due to its cast of unparalleled iconic diva-hustlers, but by making you feel like one of them.

Guaranteed to be one of the best times you’ll have at the movies this year, this is the Girl’s Trip of 2019, and it’s best experienced in a theater. Go with the friends you know are ready to wild the fuck out. It took all of 20 minutes for my crowd, a small group of media and industry professionals, to drop all pretenses of professionalism and erupt in celebratory screams of unadulterated joy. Read more…

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