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  1. EvilEyeFleegle

    CDZ The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

    This study just bears out my long-held beliefs about social media..and those that depend on it for their information: The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News - The Atlantic - Pocket The article is long..and well worth reading..a small quote: "The massive study analyzes...
  2. midcan5

    CDZ 'Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?'

    This is fascinating. Examples are mainstream today. Media and social media not only shows the incompetence, but they both show the reasons. The contorted apologetics. Excuses for incompetence acts abound. “It’s a law of the universe that 87 percent of all people in all professions are...
  3. midcan5

    CDZ Information Sources

    Is what I am reading an honest attempt at accuracy? Can the source of the information be trusted? Is the source biased? Who pays for the source of the information? For what purpose is the information provided? If the source is politically biased can the information still be trusted? What about...
  4. midcan5

    Russian Troll Talks

    Editor's note: Given the distractions and confusion caused by social media trolls we cannot confirm the authorship of this opinion piece, but we find its analysis interesting and at times insightful. Zdravstvuj, I am one of those people you read about. We are phantoms to some who think...
  5. I c h i g o

    Facebook Anticipates $5 Billion Fine

    SAN FRANCISCO—Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy.
  6. chops_

    Google Plus (aka G+) is Shutting Down

    That is why I don't use my real name or personal information on any social media sites. Google Plus shutting down after security glitch exposes up to 500,000 users' data
  7. BookShaka

    Biased Social Media Are Now Hampering Free Speech

    Article written August 28, 2018 Are those who question the severity of global warming worse than Nazis? I wouldn't think so, but YouTube, owned by Google, seems to. I wrote last week that YouTube added a Wikipedia link about global warming to videos like ones I do about climate change. Extra...
  8. Marion Morrison

    Something to consider about this social media stuff..

    " Sherman Antitrust Act The last third of the 19th century witnessed the development of business conglomerates or trusts. Many people believed that this new form of business organization stifled competition and led to manipulation of prices. State governments, mostly in the West and South...
  9. MindWars

    Facebook, apple purge infowars for hate speech

    Facebook, Apple Purge InfoWars for 'Hate Speech' | Breitbart The Masters of the Universe at Facebook and Apple have censored InfoWars pages and podcasts on their platforms, both claiming Alex Jones and company engage in “hate speech.” Facebook, Apple Purge InfoWars for 'Hate Speech' | Breitbart...
  10. BookShaka

    Finally: Facebook Removes Page Urging “Crazed Shooters” to Target GOP Lawmakers, NRA Members

    Facebook finally removed the page “Milkshakes Against the Republican Party” after Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fl.) pressed Facebook official Monika Bickert about the policy during her Congressional hearing. The page openly called for violence against Republicans and the National Rifle Association...
  11. AsianTrumpSupporter

    NY Times (aka Carlos Slim's Mexican Times) to buy out editors cuz social media will be their editors

    New York Times offers buyouts, scraps public editor position New York Times Co (NYT.N) said on Wednesday it was offering buyouts to its newsroom employees to streamline production systems and reduce the number of editors. The newspaper said it would eliminate the in-house watchdog position of...
  12. American_Jihad

    Gab: An alternative to leftist-controlled social media

    3...2...1... Watch the libtarts go nuts over this, lol Andrew Torba Talks Fighting Internet Censorship and His New Site 'Gab' An alternative to leftist-controlled social media. December 29, 2016 Frontpagemag.com Below are the video and transcript to Andrew Torba's speech at the David...
  13. LibertyThunder

    Study suggests political posts on social media is useless

    The Rantic study allegedly polled 10,000 Facebook users and categorized them as Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. They did not list Libertarians for some reason, but maybe because that category isn't really experiencing those kind of problems on social media? Anyone experiencing crap on...
  14. Z

    Social Media Study

    I am conducting a study to understand the relationship between the representation of political discourse on social media and concrete political action such as voter turnout, campaign donations, and canvasing. My father always told me that people vote in the booth only a few times a year, but...
  15. T

    Social Media Experiment

    Hi, I have a request to make. I run these days an experiment with social media and Instagram. The goal is to determine how many followers I can get on this user (themightyweb) and how many likes it is possible to get in one picture that I have laid out. This experiment will be carried out over 1...

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