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I have read the argument a lot in the last day that social media is the Public Square. No. The internet is the public square, and it is infinite. Twitter is an Arby’s on the Square, and you’re inside yelling about their lack of vegan options being literal fascism. — parker (@pt) October 15, 2020

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Reason: How Cancel Culture Violates Intellectual Freedom

Criticism is expressing an argument or opinion with the idea of rationally influencing public opinion, through public persuasion, interpersonal persuasions. Canceling comes from the universe of propaganda, not critical discourse, and it’s about organizing or manipulating a social environment or a media environment with the goal or predictable effect of isolating, or deplatforming, or intimidating […]

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1 in 4 Americans have deleted Facebook

Business Insider: A new study suggests that Facebook’s business has suffered from the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal earlier this year. In May and June, the Pew Research Center surveyed over 4,500 American adults, and found that a lot of them are taking action to reduce their Facebook usage. Some eye-popping stats from the study: […]

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Fuck Facebook: I’m dumping ’em

It’s official: I’m dumping Facebook (a.k.a. Facefuck). What started out as a fun place to connect with actual friends online, has become a swirling storm of shit, wrapped in Mark Zuckerberg’s lies (he has, after all, been “apologizing” for online privacy problems since before there even was a Facebook…). And let’s not forget that Mark […]

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How to Check if Facebook Gave Your Data to Cambridge Analytica

AppleInsider: This week, Facebook has started to alert the estimated 87 million users affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, advising in the News Feed if personal data for an account was obtained by the company. For users of the social network who haven’t yet seen a notification, there is a second way to manually check […]

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How to Delete Your Facebook Account

Comprehensive and easy to follow instructions from iMore… nice.

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