Category Archives: Social Media

Bad Headlines, Cont

sorry if I'm late to this but where the heck is she finding all these tops on SF. pic.twitter.com/AHEXwZf3bm — Marke B. (@supermarke) March 15, 2020 Mayor Breed found 100 liars, methinks. And of course the problem that doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Thanks a Lot, Faceberg

You guys do know that American toilet paper is mostly American-made? Per Snopes: 100 rolls a year The average person in the U.S. uses about 100 rolls of toilet paper each year. If most of it came from China, this … Continue reading

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A Glitch in the Matrix

Maybe we praised Twitter too much too soon when they labeled Lord Damp Nut’s deceptive video as manipulated media: This is the first time Twitter has used the label, which it announced last month as part of a new policy … Continue reading

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He Finally Got Caught By Twitter

The Verge tells us: Twitter has applied a “manipulated media” tag to a doctored video of former Vice President Joe Biden that was shared by White House social media director Dan Scavino and retweeted by President Trump, according to Washington … Continue reading

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‘Oops’, Part Infinity

WSJ: “Facebook Inc. removed Trump campaign ads that referred to a census, saying they violated a company policy aimed at preventing disinformation and other interference with the nationwide 2020 census, which goes online next week. “The ads, which began running … Continue reading

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‘Oops’ Said Jack Dorsey

Death of the Social Media We have been very hard on Facebook (The “Oops” posts), and we almost consistently refer to Twitter as a firehose of merde, but what we are learning is that Social Media is part of The … Continue reading

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P is for Propaganda (‘Oops’ Said Faceberg, Part Infinity)

The WaPo tells us that Facebook decided to not take down disinformation after the 2016 election for fear of alienating conservatives: “This is what they know about Republicans: Tell them ‘yes’ or they will hurt us.” Facebook created “Project P” … Continue reading

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Our Stable Jenius Presents A Comedy in Two Tweets

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

From the No D’uh Files: “George Soros Says Facebook Is Conspiring to Re-Elect Trump” “Billionaire George Soros said that nothing is keeping Facebook Inc. from spreading disinformation and the company may be in cahoots with President Donald Trump to get … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Part Infinity

According to Andrew Bosworth –the head of Facebook’s virtual and augmented reality division and who was in charge of Facebook’s advertising efforts during the 2016 election– letting advertisers lie to customers on Facebook is super-cool, you know, as long as … Continue reading

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