Facebook 'Vetting' Local News Sources for New Mobile Feature

Facebook is currently testing a new feature on its mobile app called, “Today In,” a feed made up of local news. The purpose of the new feature is to help people find local news from “vetted” sources. That’s right. Facebook wants to vet your local news sources for you. According to Record, who spoke with … More

Best #WTWOF of all time? Vulgarity Rising in the Public Arena

In February 2016 when Vicente Fox deliberately used vulgarity toward Trump on television, I knew we were watching the launch of a psyop–using vulgarity to lower the level of discourse and maybe even as a stepping stone to violence in the political realm. I’ve noted it’s rise many times since then, but today’s headline really … More

Facebook Info Control Part II

This is a follow-on to my earlier article from today about a facebook story in today’s Wall Street Journal. Another article appearing on the same page in the Journal today as the facebook article I discussed earlier, outlines how calls for social media censorship arose in the wake of various news stories (most of which … More

Cracking the Code on the Facebook Overhaul & more…Today's Twitter Trip #ReadMyTwips

Facebook Will Tear Down Its Model Just To Build A More Controlled Newsfeed https://t.co/wuC43fz6uK via @propreportdaily — Monica Perez (@MonicaPerezShow) January 12, 2018   Maybe he’s right and this has all been a head-fake meant to pull the pendulum back only to let it swing ahead… “John Kerry: US will eventually join TPP and take … More

Facebook Will Tear Down Its Model Just To Build A More Controlled Newsfeed

I’ve been puzzling over the recent spate of news stories that highlight facebook’s as well as Apple’s affect on society, youth, mental health, etc. As a parent, my concerns over these issues came on with a vengeance as soon as I gave my kids phones (I was a holdout and waited until they were a … More

The Apprentice==>The Presidency, #LoseOnPurpose & more on Today's Twitter Trip #ReadMyTwips (Don't even ask about the whipped cream…)

Let’s kick it off with the first tweep tweet of the twitter trips! This is the kind of shit we get on MSM sites instead of the FISA house vote pic.twitter.com/C5Hh4C4bCY — NOYB (@noyb2016) January 11, 2018 It’s official—House leadership is trying to reauthorize #FISA702 for SIX YEARS without the reforms necessary to satisfy the … More

Interesting Headlines So Far Today (December 28th, 2017)

A few news items I’ve found interesting so far today. 1. Vanity Fair Expresses Regret Over Video Suggesting that Hillary Get A New Hobby.  Yesterday Vanity published a “humorous” video suggesting to Hillary Clinton that she get a new hobby. The “controversial” (not really) video offers Hillary ideas on activities she can do besides run … More