Category Archives: Social Media

New Land-Speed Record Set!

Tweet that: Trump appears to hit record for daily tweets I guess the impeachment is improving his productivity: “The president’s @realDonaldTrump account had tweeted and retweeted 115 times by late Thursday night, marking what could be his most active day … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink (‘Oops, Part Infinity’ Edition)

Happy Hour News Briefs Lets begin with CBS This Morning’s tweet: EXCLUSIVE: @GayleKing asked @Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg about the nature of his recent meeting with President Trump. “We talked about a number of things that were on his mind and … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, 2020 Goat Rodeo, Comrade Preznint Stupid, The Russian Usurper, Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media | 6 Comments

Bravo!

If you want one Twitter thread for giggles yesterday, this one is it: This would be a perfect shot for a sitcom opening credits sequence. https://t.co/t2gLqVmCNS — Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) November 13, 2019 Whitlock goes on to create opening credits … Continue reading

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Oops, Part Infinity

The Vox email thingie last night leads with the latest news swirling clockwise around Faceberg (counter-clockwise in the southern hemisphere): Thousands of revealing internal documents and emails that Facebook struggled to keep secret were just made public, giving more details … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, snark, Social Media | 7 Comments

(UPDATED) Faceberg Tries Buying Off Civil Rights Leaders With Surf and Astroturf Dinner

Concerns about Facebook’s political ad policy brought to Zuckerberg’s dinner table “Steak, scallops and the future of American democracy were among the items on the menu at one of Mark Zuckerberg’s homes on Monday night as the Facebook CEO hosted … Continue reading

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NYTimes Report: Tweet, Twit, Twat

Hercules had it easy when he cleaned out King Augeas’ stables. Axios morning email thingie reports: The N.Y. Times read all 11,390 of President Trump’s White House tweets (twice), and reports these findings in a 10-page special section, with three … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg

It seems a side industry has sprung up overnight setting House Odds on when Faceberg is going to flip-flop and follow Twitter’s Jack Dorsey to outright ban political ads: Mark Zuckerberg is going to change his mind on political advertising, … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast

This morning we noted that Faceberg will let any politician buy ad space to lie to us. Twitter just announced that they will not accept any political ads from anyone, anywhere in the world: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg

Facebook has pulled down a political ad that implies Senatorette Lindsey Graham endorses the Green New Deal. So much for not censoring ads, Faceberg. Anyway, Facebook says that the person who placed the ad, Adriel Hampton, is not a candidate … Continue reading

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‘Oops,” Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

2 quick items from the MIT email thingie: 2 Facebook employees are begging it to change its political ad policies At the very least it could make them fair, and consistently enforced. (NYT)   + Facebook has taken down adverts … Continue reading

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