Category Archives: Facebook or Faceberg

That Should Fix It

Kim Kardashian to freeze Facebook, Instagram accounts in #StopHateForProfit effort OK, just kidding . But Axios does have an update on the conspiracy theory raging on Facebook: Exclusive: False fire rumors keep spreading on Facebook despite ban Conspiracy theories about … Continue reading

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Faceberg Is Outta Ideas

facebook grew so big it has reinvented its former self pic.twitter.com/0X0AewVgNv — rat king (@MikeIsaac) September 10, 2020 Facebook has unveiled a new product called Facebook Campus: “a college-only space designed to help students connect with fellow classmates over shared … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Axios (emphasis mine): Mark Zuckerberg told “Axios on HBO” that it’s “just wrong” to consider Facebook a right-wing echo chamber, even though conservative voices top the platform’s most-engaged content…. With social media feeding online rage across the political spectrum, Zuckerberg … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) ‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg, part infinity

Axios’ morning email thingie tells us… Mark Zuckerberg tells me for “Axios on HBO” that Facebook is imposing new election rules to deter use of the platform to spread misinformation and even violence, and to help voters see the results … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (part infinity)

Facebook algorithm found to ‘actively promote’ Holocaust denial Facebook’s algorithm “actively promotes” Holocaust denial content according to an analysis that will increase pressure on the social media giant to remove antisemitic content relating to the Nazi genocide. They need pressure … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

From the MIT email thingie: Health misinformation pages got half a billion views on Facebook in April The news: Pages spreading health misinformation got an estimated 3.8 billion views on Facebook in the year up to May 2020, according to … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

I’m shocked. Shocked, I say: An internal investigation by Facebook has uncovered thousands of groups and pages, with millions of members and followers, that support the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to internal company documents reviewed by NBC News… The top … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Our Failed Social Media Facebook employees have demanded answers from Mark Faceberg on what the company will do if Lord Damp Nut tries to use the platform to undermine the election results, NBC reports: Facebook has allowed conservative news outlets … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) Social Media’s Vestigial Spine Found

So last night there was a badly reported story saying the Prznint Tweety McTweetface had been locked out of his Twitter account for spreading false pandemic info, you know, about how it was all going to just go away and … Continue reading

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Tech Bros Escape Hearing Unscathed, Unlike Republicans

It seems that there were two (2) Tech Hearings yesterday. The first was Democrats wondering if Tech Companies are too big and powerful for America’s good. Axios morning email thingie: Here’s where the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee pressed each company … Continue reading

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