Category Archives: social media

Is humanity heading towards mass afflictions of Hikikomori

Google – Businesss insider Comment on social media about children as young as five being asked to choose gender fir bathroom use etc… If I were to write a fiction novel, I would predict future generations will be genderless, extremely … Continue reading

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How algorithms create a ‘digital underclass’ and reliance on technology over human imagination

Princeton sociologist Ruha Benjamin argues bias is encoded in new tech Posted: September 04, 2019 Last Updated: September 04, 2019 Sociologist Ruha Benjamin argues in her book, Race After Technology, that the use of technology has the capability to enforce … Continue reading

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Fresh Evidence Relating To Cambridge Analytica And Brexit Campaign Published By DCMS… – LBC

DCMS Committee chair Damian Collins MP published new evidence provided by Brittany Kaiser, the former Director of Business Development for Cambridge Analytica Picture: LBC / Getty 30 July 2019, 15:06 | Updated: 30 July 2019, 18:47 https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/cambridge-analytica-dcms-evidence-brexit-leave-eu/

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Editorial cartoon for July 2, 2019 – Winnipeg Free Press

Greg Perry – Winnipeg Free Press — I hope more of the public have learned to check news sources and writers to give appropriate weight to news and information as we approach elections in at least Canada and Manitoba. Here … Continue reading

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National Post buying sponsored ads on Facebook

The National Post in Canada is now paying Facebook to run sponsored ads like the following. Are they struggling to attract readers with their current content or is this a new trend? Is it related to the recent federal budget … Continue reading

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‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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