So... Twitter admits their platform spreads right-wing lies and vitriol more than anything from the left. Gasp! Twitter Algorithms Amplify Right-leaning Political Content More Than Left-leaning, Company Says Citing Own ResearchTwitter is publicly sharing research findings today that show that the platform's algorithms amplify tweets from right-wing politicians and content from right-leaning news outlets more than people... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since I've posted anything. It's not for lack of topics, exactly -- I mean, there's such a rich vein of conservative crazy out there to mined and enjoyed. So what's the problem? Oh, nothing big...just the FUCKING SCARY TURN that America's politics has taken lately. The top Republican contenders: a racist... Continue Reading →
Anyone who's been on Facebook long enough has run across one of those "Click 'Like' to send a prayer for this sick child!" posts. And people do it, as if clicking that button does anything at all...besides make you feel good about yourself, that is.
I just locked down my Facebook privacy settings with Privacyfix. This service is pretty thorough. It's scours your Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn accounts for possible privacy and oversharing issues. They also have iOS and Android apps which are in some ways even more useful than the desktop one.