Category Archives: Facebook or Faceberg

‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Conspiracy theories are now being floated by Facebook itself: Right now 30+ journalists are finishing up a coordinated series of articles based on thousands of pages of leaked documents. We hear that to get the docs, outlets had to agree … Continue reading

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Book ‘Em

Those oaths to Serve and Protect? Not so much: A U.S. Capitol police officer was arrested Friday for obstruction of justice charges related to communications with another man later criminally charged for participation in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot by … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg

When Eiron, the goddess of irony and Karma join forces, you get stories like: Facebook filed a motion to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit on the same day [as their outage], claiming the FTC lacks evidence it’s a monopoly. (NYT $) … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

As I write this, democracy-destroying Facebook is offline, teen-girl bummer inducing Instagram is offline, and the quasi-private but still snooping on you WhatsApp is offline. I’d like to think this is a glimpse of the future, but… Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg

Howz that PR campaign you inserted in the News Feed working for ya, Faceberg? Trump Rally Crowd Turns Against Mark Zuckerberg, Chants ‘Lock Him Up’ “…The crowd responded after an attack by Trump, who inaccurately cited a Fox News report and … Continue reading

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Retirements (‘Oops,’ Sad Faceberg, Part Infinity)

Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer is stepping down to spend more time with his family: : “This change in role will allow me to dedicate more time to my family and my personal philanthropic efforts while staying deeply connected to the company … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Guys, this Twitter thread is the ticking bomb: Major new plaintiff allegations – many long concerning:1 FB spent billions to protect Zuckerberg personally2 claims "epic corporate governance breakdown"3 adds list of "insider trading" defendants4 documents Zuckerberg misled Congress /2 pic.twitter.com/XyKkLu82K4 … Continue reading

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The Problem With Facebook IS Facebook

The Problem with Facebook Is Facebook: Siva Vaidhyanathan on Antisocial Media Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia. He has written several books, including … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

It’s been quite a week for Faceberg. It began with the news that rich and powerful people have different rules on their posts than we peasants, moved onto how Facebook knew that their Instagram platform was harming teenage girls; their … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg, Part Infinity

Imma running out of time this morning, but luckily the MIT email thingie gives us a list of TODAY’s transgressions from Facebook you can click on at your leisure: 1 Facebook was told that drug cartels were using it to … Continue reading

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