Facebook is facing an existential crisis

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has done immense damage to the brand, sources across the company believe. It will now take a Herculean effort to restore public trust in Facebook’s commitment to privacy and data protection, they said. Outside observers think regulation has suddenly become more likely, and yet CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears missing in action.READ MORE

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Hal Willner, longtime ‘SNL’ staffer and music producer, dies at 64

Generations of “Saturday Night Live” talent are paying tribute to Hal Willner, a longtime staff member of the show who is being remembered for his lovable weirdness as much as his musical genius. Willner died Tuesday at age 64, according to Blake Zidell, a spokesperson for Willner. Willner had symptoms consistent with Covid-19 but had…

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

John Prine, the raspy-voiced singer-songwriter whose homespun, witty and insightful country-folk tunes influenced legions of musicians in a career that spanned five decades, died Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was 73. His publicist tells CNN, “Yes, we can confirm on behalf of the Prine family — John died today at Vanderbilt…

Stephen Colbert needs a haircut, too

Stephen Colbert needs a haircut, too

Stephen Colbert feels your at-home hair troubles. After several weeks of abiding by the order to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, Colbert showed off his overgrown locks in a photo shared on Twitter. “I might need a haircut #HeatMiser,” he wrote, a reference to a character in the 1974 film “The Year Without A…

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