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The Dystopian Future of Facebook

By Mark Kernan Source: CounterPunch This year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial expressions and so can therefore assess what mood we are … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK’S PURGE OF POLITICAL PAGES FUELS DELUSION OF INSURGENT THREATS TO DEMOCRACY

By Kevin Gosztola Source: ShadowProof Facebook’s purge of more than 500 pages and 250 accounts ahead of midterm elections in the United States represents a massive trend to police social media activity in ways that put freedom of expression at … Continue reading

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Amazon and Apple: Wall Street’s Trillion Dollar Babies

By Dean Baker Source: CounterPunch Last month Amazon joined Apple, becoming the second company in the world to have a $1 trillion market capitalization. Amazon’s accomplishment didn’t cause quite as much celebration as Apple’s – it pays to be number … Continue reading

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That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn’t a Worry—It’s a Reality

By Alan Macloud Source: FAIR On August 6, a number of giant online media companies, including Facebook, YouTube, Apple, Spotify and Pinterest, took the seemingly coordinated decision to remove all content from Alex Jones and his media outlet Infowars from their platforms. Jones, perhaps the internet’s most notorious … Continue reading

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Facebook escalates censorship of left-wing, anti-war organizations

By Andre Damon Source: WSWS.org One year ago this week, the World Socialist Web Site published an open letter to search monopoly Google demanding that it end its censorship of the internet. The letter documented that a change in Google’s … Continue reading

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Loneliness

By Yogi Prateado Source: Adbusters The Silicon Valley in which I live, a culture infused with the cocaine high of technological breakthroughs, grates against my earthly sensibilities. Riding on the crest of adrenalin, discovery, and money, what many in the fair … Continue reading

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Alex Jones and the Rise of Corporate Censorship

By Brendan O’Neill Source: Strategic Culture Foundation So we’re now trusting the capitalist class, massive, unaccountable corporations, to decide on our behalf what we may listen to and talk about? This is the take-home message, the terrible take-home message, of the … Continue reading

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In A Corporatist System Of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Last year, representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were instructed on the US Senate floor that it is their responsibility to “quell information rebellions” and adopt a “mission statement” expressing their commitment to “prevent the … Continue reading

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