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Reports reveal that Facebook’s audit director and marketing leads are former Pfizer directors in what seems to be a conflict of interest considering the companies actions to censor messages during the pandemic.
In the past five years, a cadre of fact-checkers has marched through the institutions of journalism and installed itself in the U.S. media as a privatized, quasi-governmental regulatory agency. What’s wrong with facts, you say? Fueled by a panic over misinformation, the fact-checking industry is shifting the media’s primary obligation away from pursuing the truth and toward upholding vague notions of public safety, which it gets to define. In the course of this transformation, journalists are being turned into rent-a-cops whose job is to enforce an official consensus that is treated as a civic good by those who benefit from—and pay for—its protection.
Predator Catchers Indianapolis (PCI) apparently lured Facebook Meta manager into a child sex sting and he was later fired after it was caught on tape.
Facebook's facial identification technology has been the subject of judicial action in the past, the latest which comes from Texas, who are suing Meta over facial recognition software.
Having bulldozed most real-life relationships already, Mark Zuckerberg is now moving to strip away what’s left of our expectations of privacy by dragging us kicking and screaming into an online padded cell called the Facebook ‘metaverse’.
Facebook and Twitter recommendation algorithms could be deactivated under new plans from Russian lawmakers.
The just-leaked Facebook's secret blacklist of ‘dangerous individuals and organizations’ has over 4,000 entries. Among them are entities sanctioned by the US as terrorists, historical villains, cartels, militia groups, as well as dissidents.
There aren’t many companies that can say they’ve poured hundreds of millions into journalism in the last few years. Facebook has — $600 million over since 2018 — and it is promising another $1 billion in the next three years.
A so-called independent fact-checker website FactCheck.org is exposed to be funded by the same $1.9 billion vaccine lobby group that it is supposed to check. The site is a Facebook partner whose articles are used to censor critical voices on the social media platform. It is headed by the former CDC director, which is again a conflit of interest.
Facebook Global Planning Lead reveals in an undercover sting video that Facebook needs to be broken up and requires Government intervention.