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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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Tech giants and others are Reading License Plates

Google And Facebook Are Reading Your License Plates https://jalopnik.com/google-is-reading-your-license-plates-1839259494 Some police, public or third party for profit traffic or parking photo enforcement partners, public auto insurance providers and others are also using OCR and automatic license plate readers (ALPR’s). In … 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? The article in this ad is critical of … 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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