Author: Tim White

Kratom Advocates Take Their Fight To Washington As Potential Federal Ban Looms

Dozens of advocates, consumers and vendors of the botanical drug kratom traveled to Washington, D.C., last week, hoping to preserve access to an herb they say has improved and even saved lives.The week of advocacy began last Tuesday with a rally outside the U.S. Capitol building and continued across three days of meetings with legislative…

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Facebook Bug Asks Users If Puppies And Bahamas Vacations Are Hate Speech

What do puppies, Mark Zuckerberg’s musings and a five-night family vacation in the Bahamas for the low, low price of $497 per person have in common?Facebook thought they might be hate speech. The social media platform kicked off its annual Facebook Developers Conference on Tuesday morning, and it inadvertently deployed an update to the site before…

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Facebook Investigates Claim That Employee Used ‘Privileged Access’ To Stalk Women

Facebook has terminated an employee who allegedly used internal tools and data to stalk women online, the social media confirmed to HuffPost on Tuesday.Representatives for the social media company reportedly reached out to Jackie Stokes, founder of cybersecurity consulting firm Spyglass Security, after she tweeted the accusation about a Facebook engineer on Sunday.Facebook is investigating the claim…

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19 Photos Of Interracial Couples That You Wouldn’t Have Seen 51 Years Ago

June 12 marks the 51st anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared all laws against interracial marriage unconstitutional. In 1958, Mildred Jeter, a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were married in the District of Columbia. The Lovings were entirely unwelcome in their home state of Virginia after the…

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