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  • Influencer reportedly hospitalized with coronavirus after licking toilet

    03/25/2020 2:34:00 PM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 25, 2020 | Natalie O'Neill
    A California social media prankster claims he was hospitalized with the coronavirus — just days after posting a video of himself licking a toilet bowl for a nauseating online challenge. The TikTok personality, known as Larz, reportedly posted footage of himself in a hospital bed on Sunday, according to the Daily Mail. “I tested positive for Coronavirus,” the 21-year-old from Beverly Hills tweeted on an account that has since been suspended, the outlet reported
  • Easy way to save $4 trillion and huge personal suffering

    03/22/2020 8:25:50 PM PDT · by JBird77777 · 54 replies
    None | 3/22/2020 | Self
    Health care workers are widely complaining that they lack sufficient masks, which they need to protect them from being infected by Coronavirus patients. This is consistent with well established prudent health care practice. So it's apparent that the task force lied to us when it advised that healthy people shouldn't wear a mask, based on the lie that a mask doesn't protect the wearer, but rather protects others from being infected by an infected person wearing the mask. This advice seemed very strange when news programs regularly showed most people in public in China wearing a mask. This lie apparently...
  • Pelosi calls on House lawmakers to practice 'social distancing'

    03/16/2020 2:24:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/15/20 | Zack Budryk
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday called on members of Congress to practice “social distancing” in response to the coronavirus outbreak. “As you know, at the direction of the Sergeant at Arms, the House and Senate have canceled Capitol tours for now. As the House continues our work to confront this public health emergency, we must ensure that we can continue to serve our constituents effectively,” Pelosi said in a Dear Colleague letter. “The health and safety of our staff is essential to this mission. In bipartisan consultation with the Attending Physician and the Sergeant at Arms, and out...
  • The Relationship Between Social Justice and Impeachment

    12/31/2019 2:27:24 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 7 replies
    12/31/2019 | MosesKnows
    The Relationship Between Social Justice and Impeachment I have not found a definition of “social justice” that conforms to the Constitution. Defining social justice by example is better. America achieves justice by guaranteeing every citizen “due process in law”. The guarantee is that the accused may challenge the evidence and witnesses against him and offer his own evidence and witnesses. The accused does not need to prove innocence; the task is for the courts to prove guilt. Learning that Social Justice offers better justice over existing due process justice guaranteed by the Constitution is intriguing. So of course the first...
  • Anyone check this out yet?

    12/28/2019 11:42:17 PM PST · by OL Hickory · 10 replies
    WND ^ | march 28 2019 | WND staff
    New christian/conservative alternative to FB and twitter
  • Yeah, that didn't work out!' University of Tennessee quarterback's ex-girlfriend celebrates DUMPING him in a savage TikTok video, [tr]

    12/14/2019 5:45:12 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 13, 2019 | Carly Stern
    Hundreds of thousands of social media users have watched University of Tennessee quarterback Brian Maurer's ex-girlfriend celebrate dumping him on TikTok. Morgan Hood, a sophomore at the school, recently took to the social media platform to share a humorous but scathing video about the end of the couple's relationship, in which she indicates that she's much better off without him. The TikTok quickly went viral — but has led to the young Nashville native being brutally trolled on Twitter.
  • Vlogger dies live-streaming himself eating poisonous centipedes and lizards

    07/24/2019 1:30:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | July 24, 2019 | Amber Hicks
    A man has died after reportedly filming himself swallowing poisonous centipedes and geckos alive. The Chinese vlogger, named only by his surname Sun, live-streamed himself carrying out the stomach-churning challenge, which he had hoped would gain him more online followers. The 35-year-old is said to have been found lifeless by his girlfriend when she went to check on him at his flat in the eastern city of Hefei. He was later pronounced dead. Sun had also been filming himself drinking large amounts of alcohol, as well as eating mealworms for the platform DouYu, where he had 15,000 followers.
  • Hundreds of Instagrammers rush to Russia's toxic blue lake as officials move to block social [tr]

    07/17/2019 3:40:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 17, 2019 | Will Stewart
    Hundreds of Russian Instragrammers have been kicked out of a toxic dumping ground in just a week after they began flocking there because it resembles a tropical paradise. Guards have been posted outside the 'Siberian Seychelles' and an access road dug up to prevent the attention-hungry internet users from reaching the site, but they have simply taken to walking there instead. The deep blue water and white sand at the dumping site has made it a favourite backdrop for Instagram shots, but authorities warn the pool is actually a highly toxic dumping ground for a nearby coal power plant. Authorities...
  • President Trump Delivers Remarks at the Presidential Social Media Summit

    07/12/2019 1:38:49 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 7 replies
    The White House via You Tube ^ | 7-11-2019 | The White House
    President Trump Delivers Remarks at the Presidential Social Media Summit
  • Twitter "Jailed" Me for Calling Ana Navarro a "Chickenhead"

    07/08/2019 9:33:11 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 28 replies
    Vanity | July 8, 2019 | Behind the Blue Wall
    So Twitter's algorithm apparently considers calling Ana Navarro a "chickenhead" hate speech. I retweeted a tweet that showed screenshots of two tweets from her regarding Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, each taking completely opposite positions. I added a comment to my retweet that if anyone needed further proof that Ms. Navarro is a chickenhead, there it is. Within moments I received a notice from Twitter stating that I would no longer be able to post in my account, until I both removed the tweet and did 12 hours in Twitter jail. Given how fast it happened, I obviously triggered an...
  • Package sent to Facebook's Menlo Park facility tests positive for sarin, fire officials say

    07/01/2019 4:38:36 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 26 replies
    Fox Business ^ | Monday, July 1, 2019 | Shelley Ng
    Highly toxic sarin detected in package at Facebook mailing facility in Menlo Park FOX Business’ Liz Claman reports that two workers may have been exposed to sarin at a Facebook mailing facility in California. Fire officials responded to Facebook's Menlo Park facility after a packaged delivered to the location tested positive for sarin. The bag tested positive for sarin, a deadly nerve agent which has been used in chemical warfare, while going through a machine in the mailroom. Fire officials in Menlo Park, California, which is part of Silicon Valley, said the staff was evacuated and the bag was quarantined.
  • What Do the Oligachs Have in Mind For Us?

    06/29/2019 6:10:50 PM PDT · by gaijin · 18 replies
    Quilette.com ^ | June 27th, 2019 | Joel Kotkin
    The recent movement to investigate, and even break up, the current tech oligarchy has gained support on both sides of the Atlantic, and even leapt across the gaping divide in American politics. The immediate concerns relate to such things as the control of key markets by one or two firms, the huge concentration of wealth accruing to the tech elite and, increasingly, the oligarchy’s control over and manipulation of information pipelines. What has not been discussed nearly as much is the end game of the oligarchs. What kind of world do they have in mind for us? (snip) For an...
  • Facebook starting nominations 'soon' for content oversight panel

    06/29/2019 1:25:34 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 28 replies
    France 24 ^ | June 26, 2019 | AFP
    <p>Washington (AFP) -- Facebook said Thursday it would soon open up nominations for a new 40-member oversight panel to make tough decisions on content moderation, saying it would be independent of governments and management of the social networking giant.</p> <p>A report on the process was released following more than six months of consultations in 88 countries on how to deal with the delicate topics of allowing and removing controversial comments and images.</p>
  • Facebook removed from S&P list of ethical companies after data scandals

    06/21/2019 4:54:09 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | June 13, 2019 | Margi Murphy
    Poor governance and privacy concerns have knocked Facebook out of an influential ethics index that tracks socially responsible companies.  Standard & Poor's Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Index said that it had booted Facebook after the company scored poorly for social responsibility and governance, achieving 22 and 6, respectively, out of 100.  Facebook's disappointing results were due to a number of privacy concerns at the social network in recent years including “a lack of transparency as to why Facebook collects and shares certain user information”, said Reid Steadman, S&P's social and governance chief.  This includes allowing more than 150 companies...
  • FB user, booked for spreading rumours on Tripura CM’s divorce, sent to police custody

    06/17/2019 11:55:32 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | June 16, 2019 | Debraj Deb
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. (Express file photo) Agartala -- A local court on Sunday remanded Facebook user Anupam Paul, who was arrested for posting derogatory content against Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in police custody for three days. Paul, who was on the run since April 26, was arrested by a special team of Tripura Police Crime Branch in New Delhi on June 10. He was produced before the Metropolitan Magistrate in Delhi to seek a transit remand for investigation. He was brought to Tripura following a court order. Speaking to indianexpress.com, Assistant Public Prosecutor Bidyut Sutradhar said...
  • Whoa: Pinterest Bans [Pro-Life] Live Action — After Blocking It As Porn? [ed]

    06/11/2019 9:18:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 11, 2019 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s good to know that our public debate on abortion and human life is being regulated by the experts at a social media network known best for meme-posting. The pro-life group Live Action found itself blocked from Pinterest this morning, supposedly for purveying “misinformation” about abortion. The group and its executive director, Lila Rose, announced that the platform had confirmed its decision to bar Live Action:
  • Paul Joseph Watson: Forget Facebook, They Want to Revoke Your Access to Banking

    05/06/2019 2:15:22 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 62 replies
    Summit News ^ | 5/6/19 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Forget Facebook, They Want to Revoke Your Access to BankingSocial media deplatforming is only the beginning; The ultimate social credit score nightmare is coming. The biggest threat that social media censorship poses is not you being unable to access Facebook or Twitter, itÂ’s you not being able to get a mortgage or have a bank account.The end result of Big Tech silencing conservative voices is banks and corporations removing your access to the marketplace and severely restricting your basic right to buy and sell.We have already seen numerous instances of people being deplatformed by BANKS for the political opinions, from...
  • Paul Joseph Watson – Marxist Tyranny, Time To Break Up Facebook (3m30s YouTube video)

    05/03/2019 10:31:41 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 5/3/19 | Kane
    Watch video here => https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=aMqlfwV4BA8
  • PDJT Needs "Big Mandate" Issues For 2020: Break up social media as public utilities

    04/22/2019 5:24:01 PM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 36 replies
    4-22-2019 | Me
    The big social media tech companies are controlling our society, every day the software and back-end data sharing knows everything about everyone and has the ability to deplatform anyone based on their political views - including financial transactions. It is happening. It has to stop. This should be a campaign promise.
  • Pinterest prices IPO at $19, valuing social media company at $10 billion

    04/18/2019 7:26:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 17, 2019 | Salvador Rodriguez
    Pinterest raised $1.43 billion in its IPO after pricing the offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, valuing the company at $10 billion. Pinterest, which is expected to start trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, had originally given a pricing range of $15 to $17. But investors appear to be showing an appetite for the social media company despite the challenges Lyft has faced since becoming the first consumer tech IPO of the year last month