Tag: Facebook

The Indo-US Nexus Strengthens as The Atlantic Council Censors Pakistan’s Military

 On 1 April, the Atlantic Council lent its Digital Forensic Lab (DFR) services to Facebook and its cybersecurity team in endeavour that saw 103 pages, accounts and groups all allegedly linked to Pakistan’s military’s PR wing removed. Facebook stated that ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’ was the reason for taking them down. […]

American Tech Giants Declare War on Alex Jones – Yet Jones Blames China For His Predicament

In an unprecedented move by four major tech companies, the popular American political commentator, self-described patriot and much maligned so-called conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was simultaneously banned from Facebook, Apple’s podcast listing service, the Google owned Youtube video platform and the Spotify music and podcast streaming service. The move was […]

Will Interacting With The “Wrong” Post Get You Sent To Facebook Jail?

A recent Reuters report about the supposed prevalence of so-called “fake news” ahead of Mexico’s upcoming election this weekend quotes an anonymous Facebook employee who alleged that people are being paid to like, share, and comment on posts, which disturbingly suggests that the company might take punitive action against users […]

Here’s How Duterte Supporters Can Stop Social Media Outlets from Partnering with Rappler and Vera Files

The millions of Filipinos who support President Duterte and use social media have spoken and they do not want Facebook to partner with the stridently anti-Duterte Rappler and Vera Files as a so called “fact checker” aka censor over the content that ordinary people create, share and discuss. This has already […]

Media Oligarchs Think Filipinos Are Too Stupid to Stand Up For Their Rights – The Oligarchs Must be Proved Wrong

As part of a programme to censor political views which goes against its corporate line, Facebook’s owners have decided to implement a so-called “fake checking” regime which will hide or delete posts that do not get certified as “accurate” by Facebook’s corporate partners in The Philippines. Before going any further, […]

Here’s How to Save Facebook and Political Transparency Without Encroaching on Individual Rights or Business Opportunities

The problem with Facebook, like so many other corporations is that it got greedy and tried to do too many things all at once and when all such ethical options were exhausted, they went into the unethical. There is no doubt that, as Julian Assange and Edward Snowden both have […]

Donald Trump And Nicholas Sarkozy: Two Extravagant Leaders Haunted by Their Arrogance While Gaddafi Was Killed For His Generosity

The former President of France, Nicholas Sarkozy has been arrested for allegedly taking millions of Euros in campaign donations from Libya’s former revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi. Sarkozy’s first and only election victory in 2007, was said to be handsomely financed by Gaddafi after France became a commercial partner of the Great […]

The Cambridge Analytica Scandal Could Provide Hard Evidence of “Israeli” Meddling in Trump Election

During a statement before a hidden camera, the CEO of the data harvesting firm Cambridge Analytica Alexander Nix boasted of his ability to employ “Israeli companies” to gather intelligence on politicians that the firm is paid to slander, defame and entrap. Nix then went on to praise the ability of […]