Facebook loses all access to its own internal iOS apps after Apple revokes Facebook’s developer enterprise certificate for having violated Apple’s terms of service, using the certificate to install a market research (in this case, spying/privacy violating) app on research participants’ devices.
CNBC re-runs a photo of 2013 to illustrate a story, and the item they are illustrating is not even true in 2019. They never mention this, which makes this a fictional news report. Seriously, who in media cares about accuracy? Anyone? Hello?
Due to Facebook’s lack of interest in user privacy (and related problems with hate speech and propaganda), Congress is poised to regulate the tech sector, starting with social media companies.
A combination of anchoring, false assertion and a logical fallacy turn a newspaper opinion column into powerful propaganda messaging.
Limiting social media use to a few minutes per day shows “significant reductions in depression and loneliness” per published study.
The Wordpress 5.0 release was a disaster for many people, including breaking this web site. Update: I think I have made fixes that work, including rolling back to version 4.9.8.
“Today, Twitter is mostly dumb people yelling at each other and self-appointed hall monitors trying to shut down accounts they don’t follow.”
The world’s largest propaganda platform sees its share price in free fall.
Facebook deploys propaganda campaigns to tarnish its competitors and to discredit FB critics by associating them with those who may have unsavory public reputations. Facebook adopts the same methods used by the Internet Research Agency of Russia but for the benefit of Facebook. None of this is a surprise considering that Facebook is the world’s leading propaganda platform.
I am going to transfer the domain name to a new registrar and socialpanic.org could temporarily disappear during that. You can use https://social.coldstreams.com as an alternate way to access this web site.
UPDATE: The transfer has been completed.
We wrote about rental protest crowds back in 2017. They are now back in the news.
A social media mob targets the wrong person after a viral video shows a man harassing a woman at a protest. Yet another example of the dangerous and reckless characteristics of social media. (Updated: The correct individual has been identified)
Source: Platform Censorship: Lessons From the Copyright Wars | Electronic Frontier Foundation I had two music publishers both claim copyright ownership of a music track in one of my videos. Obviously, both could not own the copyright. The music selection I used was written during the U.S. Civil War, decades before music was copyrightable, and the performance was by the U.S. Army with a specific license that it may be used by anyone for any purpose. I challenged the copyright…
An interesting inside look at how political propaganda operations function.