Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Facebook

Facebook is not playing fair

The problem with Facebook is that it established so-called “Community Standards,” and it uses these “standards” to censor posts by its members and then block them for a few days or a month from further posting.

Should Facebook and Twitter stop Trump’s lies?

If they are unwilling to protect the public against powerful lies, they shouldn’t have so much power to spread them to begin with.

‘Democracy for sale’: Cambridge Analytica & big tech’s history of manipulating...

“So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”

Is it time to regulate or nationalize Facebook?

Has Facebook gone from merely being a destination on the internet to something so interwoven in our lives that it should now be considered part of the commons and regulated as such?

Time to ‘break Facebook up,’ Sanders says after leaked docs show...

“As I have been saying the privacy frame is bullshit,” said another critic. “Facebook is all about criminal behavior to monopolize ad money.”

Big tech platforms have had a “profound negative effect on democracy.”...

“People of all political stripes understand that there’s a problem here.”

How this database is tracking and exposing officers’ bigoted Facebook posts

It’s found more than 5,000 racist, sexist, and Islamophobic Facebook posts and comments by law enforcement.

Libra: Facebook’s audacious bid for global monetary control

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies. This has now been demonstrated – not in the United...

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.

Facebook hires Koch-funded climate deniers for ‘fact-checking’

Fighting fake news with more fake news is a sure recipe for disaster. Especially during a climate emergency.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.