Category Archives: Instagram

‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Zuckerberg Tells Facebook Staff He Expects Advertisers to Return ‘Soon Enough’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees he was reluctant to bow to the threats of a growing ad boycott, saying in private remarks that “my guess is that all … Continue reading

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‘Oops’ Said Faceberg

The MIT newsletter thingie has a round-up of Facebook news: Facebook’s ad boycott won’t hurt it that much Most of its advertisers are tiny companies, not big name brands. (The Economist)   + Its biggest spenders are staying put so … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

CNBC: Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause advertising on “all social media platforms” and promises to have discussions internally and with media partners and civil rights organizations to stop the spread of hate speech. The company will … Continue reading

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Advertisers Fleeing Social Media (‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg, Part Infinity, Cont.)

Axios morning email thingie tells us: Unilever, one of the biggest advertisers in the country, said it will no longer buy ads on Facebook properties or on Twitter, citing both companies’ policies on content moderation, Axios’ Sara Fischer writes. Also. … Continue reading

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Area Con Man Tries Shake-Down

And here we go: Lord Damp Nut didn’t say what he could do. But the threat is another example of his using the power of federal gubmint to target his political enemies. It’s blatant corruption, he doesn’t even try to … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Influencers

And so it starts: Facebook is announcing that they are starting online stores: This is Facebook’s first attempt to compete with online marketplaces, like eBay or Amazon, and you know as people are e-shopping more than ever it probably is … 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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“Oops,” Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Gawd, the MSM have discovered  the ‘Gram and are Concerned: “Instagram could become a new platform for the sharing of disinformation around the 2020 election because of the way propagandists are relying on images and proxy accounts to create and … Continue reading

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‘Oops’ Part Infinity

Facebook announced that it will ban dangerous people from its platforms. The list of the damned, er, banned includes Milo Yippingpapaya, Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones (and his InfoWars), Paul Joseph Watson (the UK’s Alex Jones), hand-cuffed to Twitter’s Front Door … Continue reading

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Putin Protected His Portfolio

Little Kremlin-on-the-Potomac Months after Comrade Prznint Stupid took office, Russia’s disinformation teams trained their sights on special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. The Russian operatives unloaded on Mueller through the Facebooks, the Twitters, and others (Instagram, which is also owned … Continue reading

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