They claim it is anonymized location data – except location data, that says precisely where you are, including your house, can never, ever be anonymized.
What is the effect of too much information? What happens when, for the media, being first is more important than the truth?
When the government launches a government sponsored propaganda campaign against tens of thousands of scientists and medical professionals – whose crime was having a different perspective and different approaches to the pandemic – the government has lost the messaging. Once outed, the reputation of those responsible is sort of shot and they need to go.
Read the story on my Travel blog: National Geographic spent decades as a racist reporter of life – and that is their own conclusion – Coldstreams Travel and Global Thinking
“Fact Checks” pretend to resolve social media memes that go against the authoritative conventional wisdom. Under the guise of sounding official, the “Fact checks” are often little more than propaganda messaging masquerading as official information. Fact checks have become a new form of propaganda.
Google cloud services is scanning the content of your Google Drive files. If they find you have engaged in wrong think, they will restrict access to those files. Wrong think can include content that Google defines as “misinformation”.
The White House exerts control over social media doctors with large followings as a propaganda tool to convey Covid-19 messaging. It seems anyone who disagrees becomes a non-person and become outcasts. Once upon a time, this was called a government run propaganda operation.
A public communications expert critiques the public health communication during the pandemic – and finds it to have been a total failure, and along the way, destroying trust and credibility in public health. The long-term consequence is few believe public health, with good reasons. This is not how it should have been done.
An Australian woman has been using the IG identifier “metaverse” since 2012. Without warning, FB/IG/Meta deleted her account and accused her of “impersonating” Metaverse, a name that FB later adopted. Took the media to be involved to get FB/IG/Meta to restore her account. As she could demonstrate she was using the name for her business since 2012, she could, with legal help, make an IP claim against FB/IG/Meta.
Cable “news” long ago morphed into entertainment with celebrity reporters and anchors, more interested in flaming emotions than informing you. The result is to divide society into angry camps. U.S. media has devolved to such an extent that it is hazardous to everyone and to the country. The latest round, with CNN’s firing of Chris Cuomo is just that – yet another round where these clowns were caught. This is what they are now – clowns.