Facebook Begins Ranking News Sites By Trust And Combating “Propaganda” During Elections

By Aaron Kesel, Activistpost.com -

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated Tuesday that his company has begun to implement a system that will rank news organizations based on trustworthiness while suppressing content that doesn’t fit [...]

Capitalism VS. Mental Health, The SS “Light” And Zuck Testifies To His Employees

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Next up, you may know that Zuck appeared before Congress last week but did you know that what he REALLY did was appear before his employees? And Orwell's got nothing on the DHS and their new [...]

The Weird And Surprising Things I Found In The File Facebook Has On Me

By Nick Whigham, Nzherald.co.nz -

It was the first day of pre-school. After my Mum leaned down and gave me one final bear hug, I was off to start my education as I casually waved her away without looking at her — clearly she was [...]

From Facebook To Policebook

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a notice outlining extraordinary plans by the social media company to monitor all the postings and messages of its users, censor independent [...]

TeleSUR English’s Day In Facebook ‘Jail’ Raises Doubts About Silicon Valley Hospitality

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

QUITO, ECUADOR — Facebook users who followed Latin American news outlet teleSUR English were confused on Tuesday when the fan page suffered a mysterious disappearance from the site that lasted [...]

Facebook Announces Major Plan To Censor News Content

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the world’s largest social network is initiating major changes aimed at deprioritizing news and political content on individual users’ news [...]

Twitter & FB Reward Military Violence Over Small-Time Threats

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

In December 2017, Twitter released new rules against violence and physical harm. Included in those rules is a focus on “Accounts that affiliate with organizations that use or promote violence [...]

Facebook Deleting Accounts At Direction of US & Israel

By Glenn Greenwald, TheIntercept.com -

A Facebook spokesperson told the New York Times that the company deleted these accounts not because Kadyrov is a mass murderer and tyrant, but that “Mr. Kadyrov’s accounts were deactivated [...]

Facebook’s Political Unit Enables Dark Art Of Digital Propaganda

By Lauren Etter, Vernon Silver, and Sarah Frier, bloomberg.com -

Under fire for Facebook Inc.’s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above partisanship. “We hope to give all people a [...]

From An Open Internet, Back To The Dark Ages

By Jonathan Cook, www.counterpunch.org -

By Jonathan Cook for Counterpunch. In December the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to repeal already compromised regulations that are in place to maintain a semblance of “net [...]

How ‘Fake News’ Scare Is Marginalizing The Left

By Julianne Tveten, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Julianne Tveten for In These Tmes. In the wake of the 2016 election, pundits pointed their fingers at Facebook, Google and Twitter, accusing them of spreading misinformation about political [...]

DOJ Seeking Info On 6,000 People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page

By Alberto Luperon, www.lawnewz.com -

By Alberto Luperon for Law Newz - The ACLU-DC is trying to stop three search warrants that’d let the Department of Justice snoop around protesters’ Facebook accounts over Inauguration Day [...]

Zuckerberg Suing Native Hawaiians For Ancestral Lands

By Staff, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Indian Country Media Network. In an effort to make the 700 acres of beachfront property he purchased in 2014 on the North Shore of Kauai as secluded as possible, three companies controlled by [...]

Facebook’s “Free” Internet Will Harm Low-Income Consumers

By Rachita Taneja And Mark Tseng Putterman, www.wired.com -

By Rachita Taneja And Mark Tseng Putterman for Wired - FACEBOOK IS WORKING to bring its controversial Free Basics program, which promises to get more low-income users onto the internet by [...]

As Media Gatekeeper, 70+ Groups Call On Facebook To End Censorship

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - As Facebook comes under fire for its alleged censorship and tracking of activists and protesters, a coalition of more than 70 groups and individuals has [...]

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