Category Archives: Social Media

Housekeeping Note

I’m removing the share on Facebook button. I cannot keep ragging on them and then leave that. Also, I think that there is a privacy issue with that widget that I did not know about, that it gives FB yet … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Guys, a quick round-up of some Facebook malfeasance, you know, just because it is terrible and should be broken up: Ars Technica A former Facebook manager said the company “took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.” Chicago Sun-Times: Facebook agreed to … Continue reading

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Comrade Stupid and The End of Law And Order

McClatchy News tells us that Lord Damp Nut has dropped bleating out his “Law and Order” mantra: Just weeks after a Republican National Convention dominated by calls for “law and order,” President Donald Trump’s campaign has returned to an almost … Continue reading

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That Should Fix It

Kim Kardashian to freeze Facebook, Instagram accounts in #StopHateForProfit effort OK, just kidding . But Axios does have an update on the conspiracy theory raging on Facebook: Exclusive: False fire rumors keep spreading on Facebook despite ban Conspiracy theories about … Continue reading

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Faceberg Is Outta Ideas

facebook grew so big it has reinvented its former self pic.twitter.com/0X0AewVgNv — rat king (@MikeIsaac) September 10, 2020 Facebook has unveiled a new product called Facebook Campus: “a college-only space designed to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Axios (emphasis mine): Mark Zuckerberg told “Axios on HBO” that it’s “just wrong” to consider Facebook a right-wing echo chamber, even though conservative voices top the platform’s most-engaged content…. With social media feeding online rage across the political spectrum, Zuckerberg … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) ‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg, part infinity

Axios’ morning email thingie tells us… Mark Zuckerberg tells me for “Axios on HBO” that Facebook is imposing new election rules to deter use of the platform to spread misinformation and even violence, and to help voters see the results … Continue reading

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Dude, You’re Dead, Quit Tweeting

I have no idea who has gotten ahold of ol’ 9-9-9’s Twitter Device, but it’s really creepy to see Tweets from a dead guy saying that the thing that killed him isn’t so bad. But honestly? I kinda like Dead … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (part infinity)

Facebook algorithm found to ‘actively promote’ Holocaust denial Facebook’s algorithm “actively promotes” Holocaust denial content according to an analysis that will increase pressure on the social media giant to remove antisemitic content relating to the Nazi genocide. They need pressure … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

From the MIT email thingie: Health misinformation pages got half a billion views on Facebook in April The news: Pages spreading health misinformation got an estimated 3.8 billion views on Facebook in the year up to May 2020, according to … Continue reading

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