Facebook report affirms the platform didn’t do enough to prevent violence in Myanmar

Facebookhas been used by bad actors to spread misinformation and hate in Myanmar.Image: SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP/Getty Images A night before the U.S. midterm elections, Facebook has dropped an independent report into the platform’s effect in Myanmar. The report into Facebook’s impact on human rights within the country was commissioned by…

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The Simple Tool To Making FB Ads Insanely Profitable

Facebook ads are obviously amazing and people are making money hand over firt with them. But there is a very real danger with them… If you don’t know your numbers and keep a close eye on them, you can quickly burn through a lot of cash without seeing any return…

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A Story About Processing Sexual Trauma In The Digital Age

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Unsplash / Wladislaw-Peljuchno It’s 3 a.m. and I get on Twitter because I can’t sleep. I scroll through hundreds of posts, nearly every single one about Bill Cosby or Brett Kavanaugh and the respective sexual assault cases against them. “Believe women!” some people seem to be…

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5 things for August 22: Cohen, Manafort, Facebook, Mollie Tibbetts, Hurricane Lane

(CNN)The worst floodingin a century has ravaged India’s southwestern state of Kerala, killing hundredsand forcingthousands to take shelter in relief camps. Here’s how you can help. And here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You…

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Heres Twitters position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) hint: Its a fudge

The number of tech platforms taking action against Alex Jones, the far right InfoWars conspiracy theorist and hate speech preacher, has been rising in recent weeks — with bans or partial bans including from Google, Apple and Facebook. However, as we noted earlier, Twitter is not among them. Although it…

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Time Well Spent features show why it’s time to go cold turkey on smartphones all together

I wish I could quit u.Image: vicky leta/mashable Big Tech likes to disrupt. But when it comes to papering over the problems it’s created, it’s happy taking a page out of a well-worn corporate playbook. Over the last month, Google, Apple, and, most recently, Facebook and Instagram, have all unveiled…

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Facebook loses $120 billion in market cap after awful Q2 earnings

Facebook’s share price fell more than 20 percent in after-hours trading today after the company announced its slowest-ever user growth rate and a scary warning that its revenue growth would rapidly decelerate. Before today’s brutal Q2 earnings, Facebook’s share price closed today at $217.50 — a record high — but…

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Here’s Why You Should Put A Spoonful Of Sugar In Your Backyard This Summer

Bee lovers around the world have been sharing photos of the world’s pollinators drinking sugar water from spoons after a post on a Facebook page dedicated to the English broadcaster David Attenborough asked fans to work together to save the world’s bees with an extremely simple gesture: offer up a spoonful…

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Facebook reverses its crypto ad ban

As there’s clearly too much ad revenue potential to ignore, Facebook today announced it’s reversing its cryptocurrency ad ban effective immediately. The decision comes with a few caveats, however. The company says it will allow ads and related content from “pre-approved advisers,” but will still not allow ads promoting binary…

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Amazon Affiliate Profits #Free #VideoCourse

Amazon Affiliate Profits #Free #VideoCourse Are you ready to Become a Super Amazon Affiliate a lot faster? This is the next best thing to having an Amazon Affiliate expert right beside you, showing you how it’s done… Of course, hiring an Amazon Affiliate expert would easily set you back hundreds…

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Texas billboard tells liberals to keep driving until they leave the state

A billboard on Interstate 40 in Texas tells liberals to to keep driving until they leave the state.  (Kyle Mccalie) A billboard in Texas made waves on social media Tuesday after its message was posted online. “Liberals,” the billboard reads. “Please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT…

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