Category Archives: Facebook or Faceberg

Republicans Don’t Want You To Vote (No D’uh)

Six Republican Secretaries Of State Tried To Stop Facebook’s Effort To Register Millions Of Voters On Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major milestone for what he called “the largest voting information campaign in US history.” Launched in August … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg, Part Infinity

Facebook reverses stance on Holocaust denial, will ban it now Facebook announced it will now ban content that “denies or distorts the Holocaust,” reversing its earlier policy. In announcing the change, Facebook said: “Our decision is supported by the well-documented … Continue reading

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Our Failured, Fascist Prznint Doesn’t Want You To Vote

Channel 4 News tells us: Revealed: Trump campaign strategy to deter millions of Black Americans from voting in 2016 Channel 4 News has exclusively obtained a vast cache of data used by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign on almost 200 … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Note

I’m removing the share on Facebook button. I cannot keep ragging on them and then leave that. Also, I think that there is a privacy issue with that widget that I did not know about, that it gives FB yet … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Guys, a quick round-up of some Facebook malfeasance, you know, just because it is terrible and should be broken up: Ars Technica A former Facebook manager said the company “took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.” Chicago Sun-Times: Facebook agreed to … Continue reading

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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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