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  • Social Media Double Standards (Vanity)

    05/24/2018 4:33:13 PM PDT · by OddLane · 11 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Gerard Perry
    So, Jack Dorsey decided to re-person me, after a month-long suspension for pointing out that he had verified a literal jihadist, i.e. Bilal Abdul Kareem, who was embedded in Syria with Nur din al-Zinki. I returned today to a a DM from a Justice Democrat-the gentleman seen in the source URL-threatening me. A fine website you have there, Jack. It's a wonder conservatives aren't more supportive.
  • Digital Parenting: The apps you can use to protect your child

    05/23/2018 8:39:58 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    wreg ^ | May 23, 2018
    Bark uses artificial intelligence to screen messages for signs of danger. If it finds a problem it alerts the parent and gives advice on how to discuss it with the child. The program is also available in schools and Jordan said it recently flagged a parent about a possible shooting. That parent called the school and the school shut down so they could investigate and keep everyone safe Libe Ackerman is editor in chief of the web site Super Parent. In addition to Bark she recommends Circle, which monitors devices that work through your WiFi. Or Pocket Guardian, which analyzes...
  • Lawyers Defending Russian Firm Tell Court Named Employees DON’T WORK FOR THEM – Mueller MADE IT UP

    05/18/2018 9:51:32 AM PDT · by detective · 67 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 18, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: ANOTHER MUELLER GAFFE: Lawyers Defending Russian Firm Tell Court Named Employees DON’T WORK FOR THEM – Mueller MADE IT UP What a Sideshow — The Mueller Case Is Falling Apart Lawyers defending the Russian company Concord Management indicted by the corrupt Mueller team again called out Mueller’s liberal hacks and labeled their allegations as “made up” nonsense. As reported on Wednesday, Concord Management’s lawyers revealed that Mueller’s team of ignored over 70 discovery requests they had made for information before the case. In response Mueller’s team offered to give Concord Management’s lawyers a massive amount of...
  • With Friends Like Facebook, Who Needs Enemies?

    05/16/2018 9:50:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    The King, Queen and Joker of Social Media’s False Gods Overlooked in the aftermath of thousands of conservative casualties left behind by the brutal social media truck drive-through: Many who are (infuriatingly to social media giants) still standing; still being followed by those who will still go looking for their favorite sites on the now pothole-warped Information Highway. Long before Facebook be-knighted itself as the ‘Hate Speech Killer of All Time’, people saw through the phoney claims of prominent users like former President Barack Obama deceitfully claiming more than 45 million fawning fans. Social media has been in cahoots with...
  • Facebook to review for racial, conservative biases

    05/02/2018 8:28:19 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/02/18 | Ali Breland
    Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it is bringing in two outside advisers to help it run an audit of the platform's effect on communities of color and to offer advice on the social media giant's alleged bias against conservatives. The new advisers come shortly after Facebook dealt with reports uncovering how its ad platform could allow discrimination and charges from Republican lawmakers that Facebook censors conservative opinions. The so-called civil rights audit, which was first reported by Axios, will be led by the Director of the ACLU's Washington Legislative Office, Laura Murphy. D.C.-based law firm Relman, Dane & Colfax will...
  • Survey: Young adults more lonely than elderly

    05/01/2018 8:08:20 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 23 replies
    KWQC ^ | May 1, 2018 | David Nelson
    Young people are significantly more likely than the elderly to be lonely and in poor health, according to a new survey conducted by health insurer Cigna. The survey finds loneliness is widespread in the U.S. with nearly half of respondents reporting feeling alone or left out at least some of the time. The evaluation of loneliness was measured by a score of 43 or higher on the UCLA Loneliness Scale, a 20-item questionnaire developed to assess subjective feelings of loneliness, as well as social isolation. The survey of more than 20,000 U.S. adults ages 18 years and older revealed: •...
  • Chris Cuomo confronts GOP lawmaker over Diamond & Silk’s claims of censorship

    04/27/2018 8:33:48 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | John Bowden | John Bowden
    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sparred with a GOP lawmaker on Friday over a House hearing Thursday that spent hours discussing erroneous claims that YouTube personalities "Diamond & Silk" had been censored by social media outlets. In an interview with Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), Cuomo asked whether King and other lawmakers had "wasted" taxpayer dollars on the hearing. "There's a whole number of reasons why it wasn't a waste of money, the first one of them is everyone in there was paid on staff. If we could have been doing something more important, perhaps you could make that argument," King said....
  • Democrat Rep. Nadler: Social Media Censorship of Conservatives a 'Hoax’

    04/26/2018 9:22:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 26, 2018 4:47 PM EDT | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Social media took center stage on Capitol Hill again Thursday, April 26, 2018. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing examining the “Filtering Practices of Social Media Platforms.” While certain Republican members of Congress and the pro-Trump duo Diamond and Silk argued social media platforms are politically biased against conservatives, other witnesses and Democrats claimed the hearing was “ridiculous” and a distraction. […] Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke next (after Bob Goodlatte), questioning Congress’ priorities in addressing how social media sites run, rather than discussing potential Russian interference in the election through social media. “In short, House Republicans have no...
  • Republican social media bias hearing overshadowed by disputes over 'Diamond and Silk'

    04/26/2018 4:54:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/26/18 | Ali Breland
    A House Judiciary committee hearing on whether social media platforms discriminate against conservatives may have backfired on its GOP organizers. The hearing was meant to explore the “filtering practices of social media platforms,” but turned combative as Democratic lawmakers clashed with pro-Trump video personalities "Diamond and Silk" over whether their claims of censorship by Facebook are accurate. Etc...
  • China's social credit system keeps a critical eye on everyday behavior (Big Brother)

    04/25/2018 11:57:45 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    CBS ^ | April 24, 2018 | Ben Tracy
    *China has created Big Brother* In some of China's largest cities, a high-tech effort is underway to bust low-level offenders like jaywalkers. Cameras record them going through intersections, zero in on their face and publicly shame them on nearby video screens. It's all part of the Chinese government's new social credit system where people's daily behavior is monitored and rated."I think it's a good thing," one woman said. "It makes people more honest." But this social credit rating goes far beyond a traditional credit score which is based on your finances. China's version factors in everything from jaywalking, to smoking...
  • FACEBOOK Censors and Bans European News Website for Criticizing Unlimited Migration

    04/15/2018 11:30:59 AM PDT · by ptsal · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 04-14-2018 | Jim Hoft
    Facebook censors.... It’s not just conservative US websites that are being targeted and banned. The Voice of Europe, a European website against unlimited migration and Islamic radicalism, was banned and censored recently by Facebook.No conservative thought will be allowed.
  • The Cambridge Analytica Files

    04/13/2018 7:13:23 PM PDT · by A virtuous woman · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Sun 18 Mar 2018 05.44 EDT | Carole Cadwalladr
    For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didn’t yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in the bottle. By the time I met him in person, I’d already been talking...
  • The Violation of Privacy in an Era of Weaponized Government

    04/12/2018 2:48:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/12/18 | Megan Barth
    This concentration of power as a means to absolute power is the threat that warrants continued identification, exposure and accountability Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. —Albert Einstein Some may say we don’t have a right to privacy as we consume and use social media applications and platforms. Some, like Apple, will say the right to privacy is an inherent right. Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, left Facebook over data collection. According to reports, Wozniak is one of up to 50 million Facebook users who have deleted their accounts in protest. Data sharing and...
  • Don’t Wait for Congress or Zuckerberg To Set You Free From Facebook

    04/12/2018 12:30:07 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 49 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/12/18 | Judi McLeod
    Someday a non-political frog, one who looks like President Donald Trump and who is totally unrelated to government, will set all Facebook frogs free. Millennial pipsqueak Mark Zuckerberg may have done us all an unintended favor at Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s Congress performance. Anyone who watched it knows exactly where the masses stand in this perilous moment in time: millions of frogs in social media’s boiling cauldron of water getting uncomfortably hot, but not quite yet knowing it’s time to jump out.
  • An Epic Power Struggle: Government Fights Tech Industry

    04/12/2018 5:23:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 12, 2018 | Scott Rasmussen
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony on Capitol Hill is merely the latest round in an ongoing power struggle between official Washington and the tech industry. It's a struggle that stems from a core reality identified years ago by Harvard's Nicco Mele. "The devices and connectivity so essential to modern life put unprecedented power in the hands of every individual." Empowering individuals is great for everyone except for those elite officials who used to wield more power over the rest of us. "Radical connectivity is toxic to traditional power structures." As Mele describes it, smartphones and other tech innovations have led...
  • Social media mutes conservatives

    04/10/2018 7:51:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 10, 2018 | Adriana Cohen
    Imagine the horror if the post office took letters you sent and instead of delivering them, secretly threw them in the trash. That’s what I strongly suspect is happening on social media networks like Twitter, Facebook and others — run by activist liberals — who appear to be discriminating against conservatives. It’s called “shadow banning” or “stealth banning” where users’ posts are blocked from appearing in followers’ news feeds. I fear this type of deceptive censorship is happening to me, as well as scores of other conservatives throughout the country — including Prager University, an educational company whose ads promoting...
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he's left Facebook over data collection

    04/09/2018 5:22:34 AM PDT · by upchuck · 15 replies
    USA Today | Apr 8, 2018 | Jessica Guynn and Kevin McCoy
    Sorry, link only: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/04/08/apple-co-founder-steve-wozniak-says-hes-leaving-facebook/497392002/
  • Liberals Announce Plan to Crush Normal Americans in a New “Civil War” (Spoiler: It’s Not a Great..

    04/09/2018 6:10:33 AM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4/9/2018 | KURT SCHLICHTER
    Tech titan Jack Dorsey of San Francisco-based social media platform Twitter applauded an article in something called Medium in which some other hipster CEO described how liberals intend to crush Normal Americans into serfdom in a bloodless “civil war.” Here it is. Ready? It will just sort of happen. Why? Because. Americans will simply decide to be like California because of reasons and phew, no more troublesome conservatives and Gaia is saved! So basically, wishing. Well, that’s a kind of war plan. Perhaps by unleashing the power of hoping so they can utterly subjugate the half of America that voted...
  • Liberals Announce Plan to Crush Normal Americans in a New “Civil War”

    04/08/2018 9:59:54 PM PDT · by lowbuck · 76 replies
    Townhall ^ | 9 April 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    Tech titan Jack Dorsey of San Francisco-based social media platform Twitter applauded an article in something called Medium in which some other hipster CEO described how liberals intend to crush Normal Americans into serfdom in a bloodless “civil war.” Here it is. Ready? It will just sort of happen. Why? Because. Americans will simply decide to be like California because of reasons and phew, no more troublesome conservatives and Gaia is saved! . . . snip The liberal plan for civil war does not take into account how prosperous states like Texas went hard right in the 90s and show...
  • Liberals Announce Plan to Crush Normal Americans in a New “Civil War”

    04/09/2018 4:47:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 9, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    Tech titan Jack Dorsey of San Francisco-based social media platform Twitter applauded an article in something called Medium in which some other hipster CEO described how liberals intend to crush Normal Americans into serfdom in a bloodless “civil war.” Here it is. Ready?It will just sort of happen. Why? Because. Americans will simply decide to be like California because of reasons and phew, no more troublesome conservatives and Gaia is saved!So basically, wishing.Well, that’s a kind of war plan. Perhaps by unleashing the power of hoping so they can utterly subjugate the half of America that voted against Felonia Milhous von Pantsuit and drive the...