Economics

You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.

Electronic Frontier Foundation by Gennie Gebhart Add “a phone number I never gave Facebook for targeted advertising” to the list of deceptive and invasive ways Facebook makes money off your personal information. Contrary to user expectations and Facebook representatives’ own previous statements, the company has been using contact information that users explicitly [Read More]

Conspiracies

Facebook Bans PragerU Videos

The new censorship of conservative voices continues, as Facebook bans PragerU videos. PragerU is a conservative, non-profit group  which produces educational videos on conservative issues. It has something like 3 million followers, but  its most recent posts have been seen by almost none of its followers,, according to the Facebook’s [Read More]

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Pop culture

Take Facebook down, one user at a time

It’s time for We, the People, to destroy Facebook’s overwhelming power — and the parable of the wheat and chessboard reveals that we have power too. I’m wrapping up my presence on Facebook. This is not because of privacy concerns. I’ve always understood that, when it comes to Facebook, the reason [Read More]

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Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/11/17 — the illustrated edition and open thread

On a day that sees the news look like news in Groundhog Day, with old stories endlessly repeating, today’s illustrated edition still brings fresh laughs. As you look at this next poster, remember that Facebook is going to “protect us” from “fake news”: And here’s another example of how Facebook [Read More]

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The Trump Derangement Syndrome on my Facebook feed

This glimpse into my Facebook feed tells the whole Progressive story: It’s total Trump Derangement Syndrome, leavened only by my smart conservative friends. The following articles, in the following order, one right after the other, showed up on my Facebook feed this morning. They represent Trump Derangement Syndrome writ large, [Read More]

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Washington Post: A Verified Version Of The Truth

By: Mike McDaniel    What is “fake news?” According to our intellectual, moral betters in the media, it’s not at all what we, deplorables all, think it is. Nicholas Ballasy reports at PJ Media:    Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for The Washington Post, said the term ‘fake news’ originally referred to a story written [Read More]