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Apparently the new reality is that following any sort of attack, people will quickly rush in to blame the internet and social media. We've seen it in various forms in the past, but it really took off with the Christchurch shootings last month...
Rossi Lorathio Adams II is looking at two decades in prison after a jury found him guilty of hiring his cousin to break into a house and force the transfer of an internet domain at gunpoint, prosecutors say.
The social media giant has banned a Danish news outlet critical of the EU, immigration and mainstream media two times in a single day. The blackout occurred after a state broadcaster blew the whistle ahead of looming general elections.
Natalia Shakhova, the chief of staff of the Tyumen region’s Golyshmanovsky Municipal District, has ordered her staff to leave a community on VKontakte where users criticize the local authorities, according to a letter allegedly bearing her signature that’s appeared online. “This group is anonymous and contains many fake posts, all of which lean heavily negative,” the letter states.
The widget showing information about the Sept. 11 terror attacks appears to have been triggered by a new feature YouTube is testing to provide "topical context" around videos that might contain misinformation.
#socialcontrolmedia sites like #facebook and #twitter are all about #socialcontrol and control in general, e.g. controlling the narrative by censoring/curating trends, changing the narratives/timelines for advertisers and controlling brand perception for political operatives
"It is understood she was 19 when the tweets in question were posted in 2013." ttps://www.independent.ie/entertainment/shila-iqbal-fired-from-emmerdale-over-historic-tweets-38005665.html #socialcontrolmedia wtf?
In April 2018, House Republicans held a hearing on the “Filtering Practices of Social Media Platforms” that focused on misguided claims that Internet platforms like Google, Twitter, and Facebook actively discriminate against conservative political viewpoints. Now, a year later, Senator Ted Cruz is...
I find it difficult, after almost 15 years, to delete RSS feeds about #swpats and #patents in general. I want to focus more on GNU/Linux because it's critically besieged by #GAFAM and #socialcontrolmedia giants (imperial). #nsa is all over #freesw turf.
"In short, Zuckerberg's pro-regulation position is just a pro-Zuckerberg position. By further politicizing and regulating the internet, policymakers will assist large firms - and their billionaire owners in crushing the competition, and ensuring the public has fewer choices."
From a wide-ranging interview of Linus Torvalds with Linux Journal on the magazine's 25th anniversary: Linux Journal: If you had to fix one thing about the networked world, what would it be? Linus: Nothing technical. But, I absolutely detest modern "social media" -- Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. It'...
A live interview with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev on the social network VKontakte proceeded with the broadcast’s comment function turned off. Comments were also blocked on social media pages belonging to the Russian executive branch and to the prime minister himself. At the beginning of Medvedev’s broadcast, which is part of VKontakte’s #VKLive program, the prime minister expressed interest in social media as a two-way communicative channel between the government and its constituents. “It’s always a slice of public opinion, but it’s a very fast and often extremely sincere one. There is a price to pay, but still,” he said. Medvedev also called on government officials to be prepared for public criticism online. A VKontakte representative told Vedomosti that the social network is merely a technological partner in the broadcast and that the interview’s organizers were government employees.
Does anyone know if #drupal 6 (LTS) has "card" support, as in feature images etc.? That sort of predates #socialcontrolmedia spreading this nonsense. I can't find anything (unless I write code for it from scratch). #d6 #drupal6