Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: social media

“Libs of TikTok” and the right’s war on public education

This seems like the ultimate end game of all these attacks on public education.

Social media giants get a failing grade on climate disinformation

“As fossil fuel industry-backed climate disinformation pollutes users’ social media feeds and fans the flames of the climate crisis, tech companies are leaving the public in the dark.”

Social media giants’ climate misinformation policies leave users ‘in the dark’:...

"Despite half of U.S. and U.K. adults getting their news from social media, social media companies have not taken the steps necessary to fight industry-backed deception," reads the report.

Far-right groups move to messaging apps as tech companies crack down...

For years, social media allowed far-right violent extremists to recruit and organize on a multitude of platforms.

5 ways to push the climate conversation on social media

If all else fails, amplify the methane out of positive social norms!!!

From porn to tweets and online bullying; The Age of Abuse

Unity, cooperation and tolerance are the pre-eminent values of the time.

25 Dallas police officers face disciplinary measures for bigoted social media...

“We hope this is shifting the conversations in the department away from a them-versus-us mentality and into a community policing mentality.”

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.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

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

‘Zuckerberg must resign now’: Outrage after report shows Facebook let corporate...

"No one should trust Facebook until they change their business model."

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Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?