Hallmark pulls ad featuring lesbian couple after conservative protest

The Hallmark channel is at the center of a controversy for removing an ad featuring a lesbian couple that previously aired on the network. The decision came after conservative group and website LifeSiteNews circulated petitions demanding the removal of the ad and for the network to refrain from introducing LGBTQ characters into its films, warning that they would boycott the network. Hallmark would be offending Christian viewers and Christian parents big time, by experimenting with homosexual themes, and, or cooperating with LGBT indoctrination agenda, LifeSiteNews petition reads. By doing so, Hallmark would risk losing a big part of their marketbecause people just couldnt be sure of what to expect. The One Million Moms petition echoed similar sentiments, arguing that Hallmark …

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter

Russia has millions of internet users. But if you want them to use your search engine, network on your social media platform, or use your messenger to share their favorite memes, then Russia wants you to know one thing: You have to play by its data-sharing rules. Tinder is the most recent platform to get the message. Last week, the Russian communications censor Roskomnadzor added the popular dating site to a list of 175 companies that it says have agreed to store user data and messages in Russia and to share that data with Russian government and intelligence agencies. Apple is not on the list, but reportedly already stores some of its data in the country. Other non-Russian companies on …