Category Archives: social media

AOC: Democrats lost congressional seats because of lack of online ads – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/aoc-democrats-lost-senate-seats-facebook-ads-2020-11

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The Psychology Behind Unwavering Supporters of Donald Trump and other recent Populists

Psychologists have researced how Donald Trump and other recent populists have gained and maintained support despite shocking behavior. The following is a copy of this Psycology Today article by Bobby Azarian Ph.D. – (Mind In The Machine) from 2016 with … Continue reading

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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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Facebook removes 276 fake accounts linked to conservative group

Oct 8 2020 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-removes-276-fake-accounts-linked-to-conservative-group/ The conservative / republican supporting group also had created fake accounts that were liberal or left leaning. Likely to create divisive posts and extreme left views that were false or misleading and not shared by majority … Continue reading

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Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users

Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-threatens-to-block-australian-news-sharing/ France is considering similar changes so digital platforms like Facebook and Google who benefit from news content being shared must contribute to the content. The Canadian government is considering changes … Continue reading

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Facebook: Apple’s iOS 14 will damage Audience Network ad business – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-apple-ios-14-damage-audience-network-ad-business-2020-8

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Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit

July 31 2020 Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/us-business/article-facebook-raises-settlement-to-650-million-in-facial-recognition/

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Photo or Image Resize, Reduce, Batch

Here is and easy way to batch resize photos and share on at least android. Some people prefer to avoid social misledia which is probably a good idea or want to reduce bandwidth or online storage use. Some mobile photo … Continue reading

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AI Bot Experiments

Here is some stories about AI bot experiments. The first three are from 2016 or 2017 but you may still find them interesting. I like many fell for misinformation about the first one that spread by word of mouth or … Continue reading

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Google Sued for $5 Billion for Tracking Users, Even Those Using Incognito Mode – VICE

Image from Vice … Google has faced several other lawsuits over its data collection, this one tries to use the Federal Wiretap Act. The Act states that users have the right to sue if their private conversations are intercepted. The … Continue reading

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