Google accused of discriminating against pregnant women

A Google employee wrote a six-pagememoaccusing the company of retaliating and discriminating against her and other women for being pregnant, according to Motherboard. The memo, titled Im Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why, has been read by over 10,000 Google employees since being posted to an internal message board meant for new and expecting mothers last week. Employees began creating memes in support of the woman they dubbed Memegen after the memo was shared to other in-house message boards. Im sharing this statement because I hope it informs needed change in how Google handles discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the woman wrote. This is a long read, but the details are important in understanding the often …

Facebook is not equipped to stop the spread of authoritarianism

Yael Grauer UNITED STATES – APRIL 10: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee joint hearing on “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data” on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Protesters scrubbing Facebook data for fear of repercussion isn’t uncommon. Over and over again, authoritarian-leaning regimes have utilized low-tech strategies to quell dissent. And aside from providing resources related to online privacy and security, Facebook still has little in place to protect its most vulnerable users from these pernicious efforts. As various countries pass laws calling for a local presence and increased regulation, it is possible that the social media conglomerate …

Tech TYRANNY! Google strikes AGAIN to protect AOC and her ridiculous Green New Deal and it’s kinda sorta TERRIFYING

A few weeks ago, Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a ‘pompous twit’ over her silly Green New Deal and her tweets and comments about climate change. Like most sane people, Moore understood telling millions of Americans they couldn’t fly or eat beef anymore wouldn’t fly. But once Moore came out against AOC, Greenpeace tried to claim he wasn’t a co-founder and now it seems Google has deliberately removed him as such. Seriously. Look at this. Oh my! @Google has removed my photo and name from the “Founders of @Greenpeace“. It was still there 2 days ago but now I am erased. Tech Tyranny!!1st image a few days ago screen shot.2nd image this morning.Both were Googled “Who are the founders …

Why well never get rid of program guides MashTalk

Google's home page has a new look on mobile.Image: brittany herbert/mashable If you’ve opened Google.com on your phone lately, you might have noticed it looks a lot different. That’s because Google’s personalized news feed is now rolling out to mobile browsers. The feature, which we first saw last year, delivers a mix of news stories, YouTube videos, sports scores, and other content Google has determined you’re most likely to be interested in at that moment. SEE ALSO: Your most Googled ‘Can I get pregnant if …’ questions, answered Google has launched similar features in the past: most notably, Google Now, the company’s original personalized news feed, was available through the Google app and Android phones. But this newer personalized feed …