Facebook Wants to Determine Users’ Emotions by Taking Secret Photos

1047469775.jpgFacebook has filed a patent for a system that would allow them to tailor user experience by analyzing users’ emotions. Using the front facing camera on a person’s laptop or smartphone, the platform would take temporary photos of the user to determine their emotional reaction to stories they see on on the social media site and adjust the content accordingly. The social media platform would increase content that people respond positively to, and reduce the frequency of content they respond negatively to. Even though there is already technology in place to curate a user’s news feed by taking note of what pages are unfollowed and other factors, the new system would assist in automating the process……..Read More

LGBT Groups Are Attacking Christians On Facebook, Media Censoring Christian Posts As Hate Speech

IMG_0425.JPGAs Christians throughout our history, oppression is common, persecution is common, silencing is common, but never a time has it been so widespread. Millions upon millions of Christians are connecting online from all over the world, and that is a problem according to the actions of tech giants like Facebook and Google. On YouTube Christian accounts are being suppressed, silenced, and sometimes even taken down for simply reading a piece of literature that every Christian holds dear, The Bible…...Read More

Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack

img_0355.jpgMonday night, a suicide bomber took the lives of at least 22 people—including an 8-year-old girl—at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Almost instantly, images and video of the devastating attack overtook Twitter timelines and Facebook News Feeds. As natural and understandable a response to horrific events as that might be, it also threatens to amplify the chaos that terrorists intend. Terrorists have always sought attention, and the age of social media has enabled them to find it with unprecedented breadth. They use social networks to recruit, to inspire, and to connect, but they also rely on social media bystanders—everyday, regular people…….Read More

Facebook Adds Another New Censorship Tool To Stop “Conspiracies” And “Misinformation”


In the video, Vin Armani gives an update about YouTube and Facebook’s latest attempt to censor content on their platforms. He discusses a brand new Facebook tool to further censor conspiracy theories, and misleading and sensational content. Well, that’s subjective…….Read More

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FACEBOOK REMOVES ACCOUNTS IN FIGHT AGAINST FAKE NEWS

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Facebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a drive to battle fake news. The tech giant also took out newspaper advertisements in Britain’s media offering advice on how to spot such stories. The ads suggest that readers should be “skeptical of headlines,” and to “look closely at the URL.” The company says it has made improvements to help them detect fake news accounts more effectively.Simon Milner, the tech firm’s U.K. director of policy, says the platform wants to get to the “root of the problem” and is working with outside organizations to fact check and analyze content around the election………Read More

Facebook Live: Zuckerberg adds 3,000 moderators in wake of murders

IMG_0251.JPGFollowing outrage over broadcasting of murder and assaults, Facebook chief says social network will invest in people and tools to remove content more quickly.  Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to add 3,000 more content reviewers and invest in tools to help remove objectionable content more quickly, after a man broadcasted footage of himself killing his 11-month-old daughter. Over the last few months, footage of shootings, murders, rapes and assaults has been streamed on Facebook. The live broadcasts have then been viewable as recorded videos by the social network’s users, often for days before being taken down. But instead of scrutinising content before it is uploaded, Facebook relies on reporting tools used by the social network’s 1.86 billion users and a team of people at Facebook to review reported posts and content and retroactively remove them from the site…….Read More

Facebook Handed Over Data On ‘Insecure’ And ‘Overwhelmed’ Australian Teenagers To Advertisers

Popular Smart Phone Apps Of 2016Facebook probably knows more about you than your own family, and the company often uses these type of insights to help sell you products. The best — or worst! — new example of this comes from the newspaper The Australian, which says it got its hands on some leaked internal Facebook documents. The 23-page document allegedly revealed that the social network provided detailed data about teens in Australia — including when they felt “overwhelmed” and “anxious” — to advertisers. The creepy implication is that said advertisers could then go and use the data to throw more ads down the throats of sad and susceptible teens……Read More