Category Archives: Facebook or Faceberg

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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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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‘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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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Wired Magazine —the tech magazine that oddly has little tech in it— has a post to summarize the decade that was: The Most Dangerous People on the Internet This Decade That headline is a little ambiguous … Continue reading

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‘Oops’ Says Faceberg, Part Infinity

TechCrunch: “Instagram is giving politicians the same free rein to spread misinformation as its parent company Facebook. Instagram is expanding its limited fact-checking test in the U.S. from May and will now work with 45 third-party organizations to assess the … 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

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