Category: Internet

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Lee Fang: Facebook Pitched Tool Allowing Employers to Suppress Words Like “Unionize”

Employers have long attempted to stifle lawful workplace organizing by monitoring social media

Thom Hartmann: How Immunity for Cops and Facebook Kills Americans

When you tell people they won’t be held accountable for their actions, it almost always ends badly. That’s what’s happened with our police and our social media

Ramesh Srinivasan: Twitter Warns Trump Tweet Glorifies Violence

“Trump has prospered through his use of social media and its attention-hoarding algorithms to basically disinform and misinform people”

John K. White: Science, News, and Hate in the Age of Instant Media

Follow the science, beware the lies, and don’t fall for the hate

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Anthony Dimaggio: The Dangers of Depoliticization and Social Media

Misinformation and the Coronavirus

Sally Roever: Invisible Censorship

TikTok Told Moderators to Suppress Posts by “Ugly” People and the Poor to Attract New Users

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Ramzy Baroud: The War on Truth: How Israel’s Social Media Trolls Conquered Facebook

Israel may have found a way to circumvent the influence of Facebook on the discussions pertaining to Palestinian rights and the Israeli occupation

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Ramzy Baroud: How Israel’s Social Media Trolls Conquered Facebook

Palestinian views on Facebook are simply unwanted, and the margin of what is allowed is rapidly shrinking

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Edward Snowden: Without Encryption, We Will Lose All Privacy

This Is Our New Battleground

Jennifer Grygiel: Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

As a social media researcher and educator, I see evidence that changes to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm suppressed users’ access to credible journalism in the run-up to Trump’s election

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