Category Archives: Facebook or Faceberg

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

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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

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(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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‘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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‘Oops,’ Says Faceberg (Part Infinity)

So amoral automaton billionaire technofrat Mark Faceberg and his Caligula haircut was supposed to appear before Congress to talk about Libra, his new cryptocurrency scheme (to steal all the moneys or whatevs), and instead those upstarts and popinjays dared to … Continue reading

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Oops, Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Mark Faceberg ululated at Georgetown University on Facebook’s prioritization of free speech, which definitely sounds better than ululating on his bidness model of selling your data to people who want to use you. Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook should “err on … Continue reading

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Faceberg Tries Charm Offensive, is Offensive

Assorted outlets are reporting that internet power-user Mark Faceberg has been having private dinners with the pundits, movers and shakers of Wingnuttia trying to convince them that he is not a liberal propagandist, you freaks. And by freaks, I mean … Continue reading

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