(Jayson Veley) A new study suggests that middle-aged people between the ages of 30 and 49 that spend time on social media are more likely than millennials to report mental health problems.
(Darius Shahtahmasebi) As the world grapples with Facebook’s numerous data breaches, along with the revelation that Google holds a lot more of our personal data than Facebook does, one Seattle-based entrepreneur recently launched a new social media platform called TopTopic, which allows users to actually generate income from their content while also respecting users’ privacy.
(Lance D Johnson) A study from Michigan State University explored the dark side of the internet and showed how social media can make people do things they wouldn’t normally do. The study, published in Present Tense Journal, took a closer look at something called supraplatforms, which are user experiences across social media platforms that manipulate social media users to perform actions they aren’t aware of and which aren’t in their best interest.
(Zero Hedge) Several months ago, one of the early pioneers of Facebook and its first President Sean Parker, voiced his regret regarding helping create social media in the form we know it today, saying:
(Rachel Blevins) A couple was ambushed, arrested and detained for 13 hours with no explanation before they learned that the evidence against them consisted of a stack of papers that contained detailed screenshots of posts from their social media accounts.
(Zero Hedge) As Facebook scrambles to avoid a potentially devastating fine from the Federal Trade Commission, the company announced more measures on Thursday seemingly designed to appease Democratic lawmakers like Senator Mark Warner who are insisting that strenuous regulations are the only way to ensure that Facebook does everything within its power to prevent state actors from “sowing discord” by planting disingenuous advertisements and posts on the company’s platform.
(Zero Hedge) The Cambridge Analytica scandal was never really about Cambridge Analytica.
(Zero Hedge) After shaving more than $20 off its share price earlier this week, Facebook stock moved back into the green Wednesday as CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he would publicly address the company’s relationship with Cambridge Analytica some time during the next 24 hours.
(ANTIMEDIA) — In a move that’s baffling at best and rather appalling at worst, Facebook has been busted asking users if they think it’s alright for adults to solicit “sexual pictures” from minors on its platform. While this may sound ridiculous on the surface — because it is — nevertheless, it happened. Source – Anti-Media […]
(Zoey Sky) According to a recent study, teenagers who spend too much time on their smartphones are unhappier. Source – Natural News by Zoey Sky, February 7th, 2018 Scientists from San Diego State University (SDSU) advised teenagers to spend less than two hours daily on digital media so they can “boost their happiness and self-esteem.” This […]
(Zero Hedge) Amid Capitol Hill hearings, shifts in the news strategy, promoting local content, kicking out Russian spies and banning bitcoin ads, Facebook managed to beat Q4 revenue expectations, with Revenue printing st $12.97BN, above the $12.55BN estimate, however EPS missed, coming in at $1.44, below the $1.95 expected as a result of the impact of tax provision on the company, which increased by $2.27 billion.
(Tyler Durden) A bombshell four-page “FISA memo” alleging egregious surveillance abuse by the FBI, DOJ and Obama administration, specifically names FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, former FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to the Daily Beast. Related Breaking: Fisa Memo Being Declassified by Congress and Awaits Trump Approval. Mueller Probe Ending Source – […]
(John Vibes) Youtube announced this week that it will be demonetizing all accounts which do not meet a certain threshold in followers. Related Mainstream Media Admits: YouTube has a pedophile problem on its hands Source – TheFreeThoughtProject by John Vibes, January 19th, 2018 YouTube alienated a large portion of its audience this week by demonetizing all of […]