Category Archives: The Death of the Social Media

“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

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Instagram, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media | 1 Comment

Paywalls Will Not Save Journalism

Death of the Media, including Social Media It seems that every week we read another story about a YUGE media layoffs, and of course the-drowning-man-swims-to-sinking-ship mergers of desperation, leveraged buy-out deals, and then fire sale spin-offs once the copper wire, … Continue reading

Posted in Death of the Media, The Death of the Social Media | 4 Comments

Media: Heal Thyselves

Per The NYTimes, a “loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House” has “compiled dossiers of potentially embarrassing social media posts and other public statements” made by reporters at major media outlets. (Looking at you, CNN!) In other … Continue reading

Posted in Death of the Media, media, The Death of the Social Media | 3 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs And here we go again: “Facebook last week stopped paying third-party contractors to listen to and transcribe audio clips from its users, the company said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg reported that the social network was using … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media | 5 Comments

‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Vice: A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram. The company previously said it would not remove this type of video. I’m guessing that Nancy Pelosi is laughing. … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media | 4 Comments

‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Oh, this isn’t going to end well for Faceberg: “Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg reached out to Speaker Pelosi. She hasn’t called him back” “Pelosi’s decision not to engage with Zuckerberg, one of the most powerful technology executives in the world, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Elizabeth Warren, Facebook or Faceberg, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media | 11 Comments

Fine People on Both Sides, Part Infinity

The 4th Reich couldn’t get on board with a mostly symbolic pledge to curb violent extremism online: The United States on Wednesday broke with 18 governments and top American tech firms by declining to endorse a New Zealand-led response to … Continue reading

Posted in Comrade Preznint Stupid, The Russian Usurper, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media | 3 Comments

Be Better, Social Media!

Faceberg and the Twatter have privately sought advice from Wingnuttia and Y’all Qaeda. WSJ: “Facebook has privately sought advice from the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian public-policy group [ED: the Southern Poverty Law Center classifies FRC as a “hate … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, snark, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media, Twitter | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Facebook or Faceberg, Instagram, Little-Kremlin-on-the-Potomac, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media, Twitter | 1 Comment

Tired of Winning Yet?

Russia’s disinformation campaign is an ongoing effort is the conclusion of a report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee, and obtained by the WaPo: “A report prepared for the Senate that provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia’s disinformation … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, 4th Reich, Facebook or Faceberg, Pooty-Poot Putin, Social Media, The Death of the Social Media, Twitter | 2 Comments