Category Archives: Instagram

(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)

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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It’sa Q-Spiracy I Tells Ya (Part Infinity)

Well, this ought to get all the Q-spiracy Theorists talking! Twitter bans 7,000 QAnon accounts, limits 150,000 others as part of broad crackdown The company will classify QAnon as coordinated harmful activity in part because of a rise in harassment … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Faceberg and his hench-person Sheryl Sandberg met with the civil rights leaders who rallied hundreds of companies to join a Facebook advertising boycott, and what do you know, the Facebook execs robotically stuck to their infinite-loop of public relations talking … Continue reading

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‘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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