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  • Will Gen Z Finally Kill Facebook?

    06/07/2018 8:45:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    www.thedailybeast.com ^ | 06.07.18 5:23 AM ET | Kamaron McNair Kamaron McNair
    Dear Generation Z, Lazy. Entitled. Technology obsessed. Do those descriptions sound familiar? Like millennials, you have been called a variety of not so flattering labels. And now, the media has added one more: murderer. All right, maybe you weren’t called murderers, but you have been accused of killing. And no, not the horror movie kind, but rest assured you’ve managed to kill pastimes and have placed entire industries on life support. As someone who either falls into the young millennial or old Gen Z category depending on your definition, I can only share in the excitement (read: eye rolls) as...
  • Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: whistleblower

    05/16/2018 1:49:58 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    AFP ^ | 05/16/2018 | Staff
    Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election Wednesday. Christopher Wylie, who leaked information on the British-based firm's hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users, told a Senate panel he believes Russian intelligence services had access to data harvested by the consultancy. Wylie told the panel that Russian-American researcher Aleksandr Kogan, who created an application to harvest Facebook user profile data, was working at the same time on Russian-funded projects, including "behavioral research." "This means that in...
  • Q Anon: (4/10/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    04/10/2018 6:09:31 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,188 replies
    qntmpkts.keybase.pub ^ | 4/10/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it. When I post each (new) thread, the prior thread is retired and all new posts occur on the newest thread. If you are new to Q Anon, the three links below provide overviews to...
  • Senator Tim Scott Unloads on Facebook: “What Is Unsafe About Two Black Women Supporting

    04/11/2018 1:13:31 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 10, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: Senator Tim Scott Unloads on Facebook: “What Is Unsafe About Two Black Women Supporting the President?” Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. On Tuesday the committee met as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was meeting with senators on Capitol Hill. Tim Scott took time out of his committee to address Facebook and why the company believes two black women supporting Trump are “unsafe for the community?” In a bit of irony, I’m posting video from our HELP Committee hearing today. As I’m sure many of you know, Mark...
  • Zuckerberg Gaslights Congress Before The Hearings Even Start [The Fix is in]

    04/10/2018 9:34:05 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    www.thedailybeast.com ^ | 04.10.18 5:02 AM ET | Kevin Poulsen
    Mark Zuckerberg swears he found out just two weeks ago that bad actors were harvesting users’ private info by the millions. But the company was alerted long, long before that. Facebook was warned five years ago that the “reverse-lookup” feature in its search engine could be used to harvest names, profiles, and phone numbers for virtually all its users. But the company ignored the red flags until last week, after it happened. In prepared testimony to Congress released Monday, Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that malefactors had used the reverse-lookup “to link people’s public Facebook information to a phone number,” he wrote...
  • Can Cellphones Cause Cancer? Experts Surprised By Latest Tests

    04/02/2018 6:35:18 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies
    pittsburgh.cbslocal.com ^ | March 29, 2018 at 6:21 pm | Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Can cellphones really cause cancer? It’s been a question that’s dogged researchers for years. However, a group of experts say the results of some tests are pretty surprising. Millions of people constantly call, text, click, take pictures and play on cellphones. Even the top cellular radiation researchers from around the world have a hard time untethering. But, they gathered recently in North Carolina to talk about cellphone concerns and whether they really do increase the chances of developing cancer. The panel voted that the results from years of testing on mice and rats were more significant than...
  • FR page on FB Down??

    10/04/2017 6:32:10 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 18 replies
    today | me
    Unable to access the FB page of FR!!
  • Facebook Usage Among Teens Set to Drop in U.S., eMarketer Says

    08/22/2017 6:28:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 52 replies
    www.bloomberg.com ^ | August 21, 2017, 5:16 PM CDT | By Sarah Frier
    Facebook Inc. is lucky it owns Instagram. This year, the world’s largest social network will see a decline among teen users in the U.S., according to a forecast by EMarketer. It’s the first time the research company has predicted a fall in Facebook usage for any age group. EMarketer predicts 14.5 million people from the ages of 12 to 17 will use Facebook in 2017, a drop of 3.4 percent from the prior year. Teens are migrating instead to Snap Inc.’s Snapchat and Instagram, the photo-sharing app that Facebook owns, the research company said Monday in a statement. Facebook has...
  • Facebook picture/post shows why Heather Heiffer died.

    08/17/2017 10:17:11 AM PDT · by Morgana · 58 replies
    Liberal Wackadoodles facebook ^ | August 15, 2017 | Liberal Wackadoodles
    Maybe we should let all the facts get in before we judge. This video certainly does show a different story than what is being told by the media. ~cornman
  • Beneath the glow of stock-market records, darkly bearish trends are lurking

    08/07/2017 10:20:26 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    market watch ^ | Aug 7, 2017 8:07 a.m. ET | Ryan Vlastelica
    Market breadth, a measure of how many stocks are rising versus the number that are dropping, has turned “exceedingly negative,” according to Brad Lamensdorf, a portfolio manager at Ranger Alternative Management. Lamensdorf writes the Lamensdorf Market Timing Report newsletter and runs the AdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear ETF HDGE, -0.64% an exchange-traded fund that “shorts” stocks, or bets that they will fall. “As the indexes continue to produce a series of higher highs, subsurface conditions are painting an entirely different picture,” Lamensdorf wrote in the latest edition of the newsletter. He noted that the year-to-date advance in equities — the S&P...
  • ? about FB

    05/27/2017 7:40:56 PM PDT · by morphing libertarian · 66 replies
    Vanity | 5--27-2017 | self
    I use FaceBook frequently for the last 3 years. Please don't post don't use it. My family and funds are suers and it is easy to stay in touch. I post a lot of politics including my comments and cartoons. For the last week after I share 4-5 statements ( a lot against the Clintons) or cartoons I have received the obnoxious security check boxes where you have to type in a series of letters some of which I am unable to read. Five days ago the note said You have posted nudity. I never post nudity and two times...
  • Asking for some advice - university officials pressuring me regarding FR and FB posts

    05/19/2017 7:08:01 AM PDT · by Chengdu54 · 88 replies
    I'm a professor who often posts here and on FB. Two university officials are coming to my office today to speak with me about my posts. I told them this is a free speech issue. Feeling like I need legal advice. This is a public university. Advice? Moral support?
  • Fox: New Clinton email investigation being blocked on social media

    10/30/2016 7:05:26 AM PDT · by pabianice · 40 replies
    Fox News Channel | 10/30/16
    On Fox this morning. Two commentators note that among the top social media sites' five top trending stories, not a word about the new investigation.
  • Why Are Tech Companies So Liberal?

    05/20/2016 9:34:37 AM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 37 replies
    Richochet ^ | May 2016 | Ulysses768
    Good article by tech worker suggesting his theory of demographics, artistic license and college indoctrination.
  • FB chief Mark Zuckerberg says spreading 'love' can help combat ISIS attacks

    03/29/2016 9:36:49 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 85 replies
    UK Daily Express ^ | PUBLISHED: 05:39, Tue, Mar 29, 2016 | UPDATED: 06:03, Tue, Mar 29, 2016 | By Tom Parfitt
    The Facebook founder said atrocities in Belgium, Pakistan and Turkey were all designed to sow seeds of hatred between different communities. He said: "Each of these attacks were carried out with a goal to spread fear and distrust, and turn members of a community against each other." The "only sustainable way to fight back" against the sickening attacks is to "create a world" where everyone "feels cared for and loved", he added.
  • Facebook Is Not The Great Predictor Of Creditworthiness It Was Hoped To Be

    02/24/2016 5:59:31 PM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    Consumerist ^ | 24 February 2016 | Chris Morran
    Not so long ago, a new batch of lenders got the idea that they could gauge a consumer’s credit risk from the data collected by Facebook. The social media company even patented a system for how to use data on an applicant’s Facebook friends to determine whether or not they were worth offering a loan to. And yet, so far, nothing seems to have come of these concepts. The Wall Street Journal reports that lenders who had once been keen on the concept of using Facebook data to evaluate borrowers have soured on the idea, thanks to regulatory restrictions, and...
  • Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech in 24 hours: Germany

    01/09/2016 11:12:15 AM PST · by Lorianne · 61 replies
    Reuters ^ | 15 December 2015
    Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis. The government has been trying to get social platforms to crack down on the rise in anti-foreigner comments in German on the web as the country struggles to cope with an influx of more than 1 million refugees this year. The new agreement makes it easier for users and anti-racism groups to report hate speech to specialist teams at the three companies, German Justice Minister...
  • Facebook strikes again, blocking Msgr. Charles Pope

    08/19/2015 7:22:18 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 30 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | 08/19/2015 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    Just a brief note to inform you that I have been blocked from Facebook. They claim that Msgr. Charles Pope is not my real name and are requiring me to submit government ID proving that Msgr. Charles Pope is my true identity. As of now, I have no intention of doing this since I consider it an unreasonable demand by them. They further indicate that even if I supply the IDs from at least two sources, that they reserve the right not to reactivate my account if the name I have used does not meet their preferences. They explain the...
  • Facebook Connections To The C.I.A. and D.A.R.P.A

    09/04/2014 6:46:15 PM PDT · by Shadow · 3 replies
    The Real News Online.com ^ | 01/19/2012 | Brian S Staveley
    Facebook was setup by the C.I.A. Try telling that to most people and they laugh at it. People seem to think its a coincidence that Facebook seems to be so intrusive over and over again. Privacy policies that would make anyone scratch their head. I'm not going to beat around the bush with this blog post. Facebook was setup by the C.I.A. as a data mining project to collect as much information on as many people as they could. Not only that but it also has very strong ties to D.A.R.P.A.
  • Police: Do Not Call Us if Facebook Is Down (911 Inundated; FEMA Needed)

    08/01/2014 2:13:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    WFSB ^ | Aug 01, 2014 | Rob Polansky
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help to report that the social media website was down. Sgt. Burton Brink, the public information officer in La Crescenta, CA, posted a Tweet reminding people about the reasons for calling them for help. "#Facebook is not a Law Enforcement issue, please don't call us about it being down, we don't know when FB will be back up!" he wrote. Users who tried to get on Facebook around noon EST were greeted with an apology. "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on getting this...