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Facebook was aware of the true identity of the advertiser – the conservative marketing firm Rally Forge – and the deceptive nature of the ads, documents seen by the Guardian show, but the company determined that they did not violate its policies.

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What is it about this site that makes so many awful people feel comfortable showing the world who they truly are? I’m glad their crappy posts are being used as a catalyst for consequences.

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Prime meme material.

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God damn it. Cory is gonna be pissed.

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Followed by a pop-up “If you liked that, can we recommend these other extremist posts?” /s

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Isn’t that the whole reason the company was started?

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Facebook pulls plug on mind-reading neural interface that restored a user’s speech

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If Facebook’s AI is so easily triggered, why does it have such a problem seeing Neo-Nazis?

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Even Facebook struggles: Zuck’s titanic database upgrade hits numerous legacy software bergs

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Season 2 Whine GIF by Transparent

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. They found that 25% of people who only got news from Facebook in the previous 24 hours say they won’t get vaccinated, putting it below only Newsmax (41%) and slightly above Fox (23%).

What percentage of facebook users use only facebook for news? Is there a statistical difference between facebook and fox?

And Newsmax sounds like a real outlier. Is that because it dominates its sphere of influence, or because its competitors (Breitbart? wnd? ) were not listed?

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Once again, Facebook champions privacy … of its algorithms: Independent probe into Instagram shut down

AlgorithmWatch, a non-profit group based in Germany, said it has been forced to end its efforts to monitor Instagram’s newsfeed after parent company Facebook intervened.

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