"For years, it has been hard for Playboy to express our values on Facebook due to its strict content and policy guidelines", Playboy Enterprises said Wednesday in a news release. "We have been faced with the only alternative being to alter Playboy's voice in order to meet Facebook's views of what is and is not appropriate on its platform", a statement from the magazine reads. Hefner says that Facebook has been a "sexually repressive" platform but the company has taken the step now because of the recent reports of Facebook meddling with some 50 millions user data during United States elections 2016.
Playboy's main verified Facebook account appeared to have been deleted as of early Wednesday.
Scores Of Children Buried After Catastrophic Fire Breaks Out In Russian Mall
A huge fire engulfed the shopping centre in the Siberian mining town of Kemerovo on Sunday morning, killing at least 64 people. Funeral ceremonies were held at three churches in Kemerovo, 3,200 kilometres east of Moscow , local news outlets reported.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who may appear before Congress, apologized for the scandal with ads in multiple USA and British newspapers Sunday, saying the social media platform doesn't deserve to hold personal information if it can't protect it.
Playboy has reportedly deleted their Facebook page following headlines that a data firm allegedly used users' information to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.
It's worth noting that Playboy, SpaceX, and Telsa are, however, still active on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook; a fact that many Facebook deleters seems happy to ignore. "There are more than 25 million fans who engage with Playboy via our various Facebook pages, and we do not want to be complicit in exposing them to the reported practices".
Uttar Pradesh Government Adds 'Ramji' in Dr BR Ambedkar's Name
The government has also made an amendment to Ambedkar's spelling in Hindi, which would now be spelled as "Aambedkar". Why create a controversy unnecessarily? The move is expected to evoke sharp reactions from the opposition.
Speaker company Sonos said that it was pulling advertising from Facebook for a week, and donating the money to organization Access Now for its upcoming conference on people's digital rights.
About 8% of Facebook users said they plan to stop using the service because of data-privacy concerns raised by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to a survey fielded by Raymond James & Associates.
No charges in police shooting of black man in Louisiana
Clark, a 22-year-old father of two, was shot dead by police in the backyard of his grandparents' home . The officers' body cameras and a store surveillance camera also recorded the encounter.