Monday, September 27, 2021

Tag: Facebook

Enough! Facebook needs to curtailed immediately

The “bottom line” is that self-regulation is not only a “joke,” but a complete failure.

Oil and gas inundated Facebook with election season ads after Biden...

ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.

Facebook often removes evidence of atrocities in countries like Syria and...

Recent history has shown that social media companies cannot be trusted to preserve vital digital evidence of atrocities.

Facebook screws up again

Well, we shall see how Band Together makes out. We’re off to a rough start because Facebook has made it so. Real people are joining us, even if Facebook makes the road difficult.

‘Overwhelming’ evidence Facebook is failing to tackle climate misinformation

Companies should consider pulling adverts from the platform until it takes further steps to tackle misleading climate-related content, say campaigners — but Facebook has been quick to defend its record.

The spread of global hate

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?

Is Big Tech too powerful? Chris Hedges & Ramesh Srinivasan debate...

“To allow these companies to essentially function as de facto platforms for censorship and manipulation … harkens back to the way civil liberties were eviscerated in the wake of 9/11.”

Federal and state lawsuits brought against Facebook calls for an end...

"[Facebook] used its monopoly power to crush smaller rivals and snuff out competition, all at the expense of everyday users."

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.

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Reconciling profit and morality

Many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street’s jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can be compatible.

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.
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Missouri cops under investigation for dog attack on video

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said in a statement that his office “is aware of this video, and we will make a thorough review of the incident.”