Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: Facebook

States ask appeals court to reinstate 2020 antitrust lawsuit against Meta...

The lawsuit, which was originally filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), alleged that "Meta used its monopoly power to buy potential competitors and curtail competitive behavior."

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.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.