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Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event

In light of the Florida massacre, the company expresses regret over its decision to bring the game to CPACFacebook is facing backlash for bringing a virtual reality shooting game to a rightwing conference where the National Rifle Association (NRA) has Florida school shooting. The social media company, which has

Florida students have turned social media into a weapon for good

Teenagers use of Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram is social media at its best a cudgel against political discourse that desperately needs to changeHigh schools have dances, they have cafeterias, they have midterm exams and, in the United States, they have shootings. Our school is having a shooting, Boston Globe

Aide to Florida lawmaker fired after suggesting shooting survivors are actors

Benjamin Kelly, an aide to state representative Shawn Harrison, repeated a conspiracy theory often used after mass shootingsAn aide to a Florida lawmaker was fired after falsely suggesting that student survivors of the advocates for stricter gun laws after surviving the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school massacre that emailed a

Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his placeDonald Trump has cancelled a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid fears of mass protests. The president claimed on Twitter that the reason

Twitter makes it clear: Donald Trump will not be banned

Facing renewed calls for presidents removal from service after his latest tweets on North Korea, company says move would hamper discussionJust days after Donald Trumps blogpost published Friday. It would also not silence that leader, but it would certainly hamper necessary discussion around their words and actions. The statement