In addition to doing more to weed out lies and false propaganda, Facebook could tweak its algorithm so that it does less to reinforce users’ existing beliefs, and more to present factual information. This may seem difficult, but perhaps the Silicon Valley billionaires who helped create this problem should take it on before setting out to colonize Mars.
Source: Mark Zuckerberg Is in Denial – The New York Times
El Zuckerberto wants all the money he can have so he can be on the third ship to Mars. The first one made it there, the second one brought all the toys, and the third is for the rich people who want off the planet.
At least on twitter it’s easy to look up and see what the others are talking about, even while mired in abuse.
What is exposed about you and your friends when you login with Facebook – Boing Boing.
Just in case you needed something else to make you reticent of using Facebook for logging in to anything.
Facebook Breaks Major Websites With Redirection Bug – Slashdot.
Even though it will fight tooth and nail and tentacle to become your everything it’s time for everyone to stop using Facebook for everything.
NY Mag (via BoingBoing)
The quote that makes the articule worthy of your attention:
And so Facebook bought the thing that is hardest to fake. It bought sincerity.
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