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Facebook Does Not Understand the Conservative Grift

Mark Zuckerberg
"Conservative Grift". What do you all think that means? I'm not a conservative so I take no offense, but I do get the impression that the author of this article isn't the only one who doesn't understand conservatives. The author laments, "Breitbart and Newsmax shouldn’t feature in any “news” section: They’re not trustworthy or legitimate news sources. They are full of shite. A conservative or e...
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Is Facebook a Publisher or a Platform? 

Mark Zuckerberg before Congress
This is terribly interesting to me from a legal stand point. As you may be aware Facebook's creator and founder has been at Congress talking about the platform and the perceived issues. I personally don't have issues with it. Even though a video I recently posted was removed, and I disagreed with its removal, I wasn't terribly upset about it. As a matter of fact I was pretty pleased. This page is ...
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That David Hogg Video that was Removed by Facebook

Hogg Hitler
Facebook removed my post which contained the below video. They simply said it was in violation of their standards. They were not specific about which standards, they did not specify what about the video, or my text, was in violation, nor did they provide any opportunity to grieve the decision to remove it. https://youtu.be/dHFK6W6DWa8 It is not my desire to offend. Meaning I do not try to be...
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Facebook Privacy Scandal and Scandals in General

Facebook Ad TOS
A couple of observations about this story, three actually. First, It's frustrating when a story becomes a story only because of the figures associated with it. We know, since they admitted it, that the Obama administration did the same thing. But people seem upset now, because it's Trump. "On its face, the incident read as confirmation of many people’s worst fears — that the online platforms we li...
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Do we need protection from Algorithms?

algomachine
This is an interesting think piece. It's about what should or should not be done about "algorithmic harms" an interesting term I've not heard before so perhaps the author of this article has coined it. He writes, "Let’s compare two types of algorithmic harms. In the first case, a bank uses an algorithm designed to deny all loan applications from black women. Here, there’s an existing law being ...
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