Facebook says it took down network affiliated with Roger Stone that included fake accounts

Facebook on Wednesday took down a network of more than 100 pages and accounts affiliated with Trump confidante Roger Stone for “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” The flamboyant political consultant confirmed to Fox News his accounts either have been restricted or taken down. Stone’s personal accounts were among 54 Facebook accounts, 50 Facebook pages and four Instagram accounts closed for […]

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Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

CHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracies theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests of racial injustice. These groups, […]

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Facebook is killing Lasso, its TikTok copycat app

Facebook is shutting down its TikTok competitor Lasso. The social network introduced the app — which allows users to make short form video clips similar to TikToks — back in November of 2018. The digital white flag was spotted by a reporter from CNN, and informed users of the app that it would be killed […]

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Facebook Bans Network With ‘Boogaloo’ Ties

Facebook said on Tuesday that it took down a network of accounts, groups and pages connected to an antigovernment movement in the United States that encourages violence. People and groups associated with the decentralized movement, called boogaloo, will be banned from Facebook and Instagram, which Facebook also owns, the company said. Facebook said it had […]

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Facebook to Ban Network With ‘Boogaloo’ Ties

Facebook said on Tuesday that it was taking down a network of accounts, groups and pages connected to an antigovernment movement in the United States that encourages violence. People and groups associated with the decentralized movement, called boogaloo, will be banned from Facebook and Instagram, which it also owns, the company said. Facebook said it […]

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T-Mobile blames fiber-optic circuit for massive network outage

T-Mobile blamed a bum fiber-optic circuit for Monday’s massive network outage that rankled customers and prompted a federal investigation. Neville Ray, the wireless carrier’s president of technology, issued a statement Tuesday explaining the cause of the failure that crippled certain voice calls and text messages for roughly 13 hours. T-Mobile engineers traced the outage to […]

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FCC demands answers after nationwide T-Mobile outage

Federal regulators have vowed to get to the bottom of a widespread T-Mobile network outage that left customers across the country with no cell service. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Monday tweeted that the FCC would be “launching an investigation.” “The T-Mobile network outage is unacceptable,” Pai wrote. “We’re demanding answers – and […]

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White Sox select prep righty Jared Kelley in second round of draft

Jared Kelley. (MLB Network) White Sox add hard-throwing Texan Kelley after taking taking Garrett Crochet in first round The White Sox selected high school right-hander Jared Kelley with their second-round draft pick Thursday. Kelley, taken with the 47th pick overall, was MLB Pipeline’s 12th ranked prospect in the draft. The Refugio (Texas) graduate is committed […]

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MTV fires Taylor Selfridge, pulls ‘Teen Mom’ special over past racist statements

MTV has cut ties with reality star Taylor Selfridge. The network announced Tuesday that it shelved Selfridge and boyfriend Cory Wharton’s special episode, “Teen Mom OG at Home: Cory & Taylor’s Baby Special,” because of offensive tweets. “MTV pulled [the special] . . . and is ending our relationship with Taylor Selfridge in light of her past […]

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Abby Lee Miller reality show canceled after ‘Dance Moms’ racism accusations

Abby Lee Miller’s relationship with Lifetime has come to an abrupt end. The network cancelled its upcoming “Abby’s Virtual Dance-Off” series Friday after the mother of a “Dance Moms” dancer posted on social media that Miller, who stars in that series as well, had made racist remarks to her daughter during the filming of Season […]

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‘Live PD,’ ‘Cops’ pulled from A&E schedule amid George Floyd protests

A&E has decided not to run new episodes of “Live PD” this Friday and Saturday, while Paramount Network has delayed the Season 33 launch of “Cops,” the long-running reality series that was scheduled to return on Monday. The decision to hold “Live PD” and “Cops” comes as protests over police brutality continue across the nation […]

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Facebook workers speak out against Zuckerberg’s policy on Trump posts

Some Facebook employees are slamming the social network for not following Twitter’s example in flagging posts from President Trump. Numerous Facebook workers — including a number identifying themselves as high-level employees — criticized the company on Twitter over the weekend as protests over the death of George Floyd gripped the nation. “Mark is wrong, and […]

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Popular former Sky player Stacey Dales now a fixture at NFL Network

NFL Network reporter Stacey Dales reports during pregame of an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Detroit. | AP Photos Stacey Dales discussed her journey from All-Star WNBA guard to NFL Network reporter and the lessons she learned along the way. NFL Network reporter Stacey […]

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Taliban say they don’t have missing US contractor

Taliban leaders searched their ranks, including the much-feared Haqqani network, and on Sunday told The Associated Press they are not holding Mark R By KATHY GANNON Associated Press May 10, 2020, 4:36 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISLAMABAD — Taliban leaders searched their ranks, including the […]

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Dish Network suffers worst-ever quarterly subscriber losses

Dish Network logged its worst-ever quarterly loss of subscribers amid the coronavirus crisis, shedding 413,000 total pay-TV customers in the first quarter of the year. The satellite TV giant closed the first quarter with 11.3 million pay-TV subscribers, down ‭6 percent over last year. That included a sequential decline of about 132,000 satellite subs to […]

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Reality TV shows help Discovery beat profit estimates amid coronavirus

Unscripted shows from TV channels like Food Network, TLC and HGTV helped Discovery beat Wall Street’s profit expectations despite a slight revenue dip fueled by the coronavirus. The broadcasting giant said its portfolio of TV brands lost 6 percent of its total subscribers from the first quarter of 2019. Among its biggest channels, including Discovery, […]

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Leading Philippine Broadcaster, Target of Duterte’s Ire, Forced Off the Air

MANILA — A leading media network in the Philippines was forced off the air on Tuesday, making it the first major broadcaster to have met such a fate during the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, which is cracking down on news outlets that have been critical of his leadership. The government’s telecommunications commission issued ABS-CBN […]

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NASCAR iRacing at Dover Odds, Picks: The two best future bets for Sundays Finish Line 150

The Action Network specializes in providing sports betting  insights/analytics and is a content partner with NASCAR. Check out more NASCAR betting analysis here. Sunday’s NASCAR iRacing Finish Line 150 (1 p.m. ET on FOX, FOX Sports and FOX Sports app) at Dover International Speedway will be the second-to-last Pro Invitational Series race as drivers and […]

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Trump Administration Signals Support for Allies’ Fight Against Virus Orders

WASHINGTON — A network of conservative leaders, donors and organizations has launched a legal onslaught against state and local restrictions intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus, pushing to allow churches to hold services, businesses to reopen and people to be able to visit with family and friends. They have been emboldened in recent […]

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Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network delays launch amid coronavirus pandemic

Magnolia Network, Discovery’s joint venture with “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, has delayed its launch, originally slated for Oct.4, due to production shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The network, which will take over Discovery’s DIY Network after a rebrand, also has unveiled its inaugural slate of original series. It includes eight new […]

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NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah dishes on Giants, Jets draft strategy

Steve Serby puts NFL Network draft expert Daniel Jeremiah on the clock for some Q&A ahead of Thursday’s kickoff to this season’s draft, which will be held remotely. Q: You’re leaning Jedrick Wills to the Giants with the fourth pick. Why him over the other two tackles you like, Mekhi Becton and Tristan Wirfs?A: Those […]

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Final rankings of greatest New York-New Jersey hockey teams

We’re being treated to classic rewinds on MSG, with the network televising noteworthy games from the 1980s and 1990s as well as many of the best and brightest from this century. The trip down memory lane provokes memories and the opportunity to create rankings. In this case, The Post is ranking the greatest teams in […]

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