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Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Social media provides idiotic morons a wide distribution platform

Sorry for the language, but what a fucking moron. Viruses exist in animals, which we cannot control through lockdowns, and many viruses can exist on surfaces for weeks and months. This proposal would never work but at least it would cause massive harm. Twitter enables morons to widely distribute misinformation based on idiocy. Since the individual is anonymous, he or she or it has no shame for being an idiot.

Social media users photographing people in public with skin sores, and posting accusatons online that they have monkeypox

Social media users photographing people in public with skin sores, and posting accusatons online that they have monkeypox

People are photographing others in public, who have sores on their skin, and then posting these pictures or videos online, accusing them of having monkeypox and being in public. They don’t have monkeypox – they have other non-infectious conditions. Can social media users stoop any lower?

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

The government pressured Twitter, Facebook, Google and others to suspend accounts of persons – even legitimate experts – who shared information online that did not agree with the CDC’s rules issued by technocrats. This became censorship via proxy – and is likely unconstitutional.

Gen Z watching Tiktok

Gen Z watching Tiktok

Gen Z is now using Tiktok for online search, plus now watches more Tiktok content than Youtube content. Tiktok is eating into Google search, maps and Youtube, plus Instagram. Youth want more “visual rich” content – fast paced short videos are replacing IG’s still photos, Youtube’s long videos, and Google search results.

Oregon Supreme Court says businesses can sue those who post online reviews

Oregon Supreme Court says businesses can sue those who post online reviews

Specifically, Oregon distinguishes between “journalists” who receive enhanced protection for lawsuits, and citizens, who do not have the same free speech protections. The state’s highest court declined to extend certain free speech protections available to the media to ordinary people, batting down arguments that anyone with an internet connection and an opinion now acts as a journalist. Source: Online reviewers in Oregon on notice: Supreme Court declines to offer ordinary people higher media protection from libel suits – oregonlive.com As…

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New York requires applicants to hand over their social media account IDs

New York requires applicants to hand over their social media account IDs

Many of recent mass shooters had posted items of concern on social media but none of them had concealed weapons permits. Thus, this would not have stopped any of the recent mass murders. As missed warning signs pile up in investigations of mass killings, New York state is rolling out a novel strategy to screen applicants for gun permits. People seeking to carry concealed handguns will be required to hand over their social media accounts for a review of their…

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