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Facebook is censoring links to competitor social network Tsu and deleting old mentions

The problem, of course, is that Facebook is not only blocking links to that domain, but also links to articles talking about it. You probably can’t even see this post on Facebook.

Source: Facebook is censoring links to competitor social network Tsu and deleting old mentions

Facebook is making more and more money from you. Should you be paid for it?

It’s my data. If it’s so valuable, why am I simply giving it away?

Figures show a 20% increase in the amount of advertising revenue generated by the average Facebook user. Is it time you were remunerated?

Source: Facebook is making more and more money from you. Should you be paid for it? | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook Should Pay All of Us

We are Facebook’s customers, but we are also its products and we are ultimately resold to others.

Source: Facebook Should Pay All of Us – The New Yorker

Help, I’m Trapped in Facebook’s Absurd Pseudonym Purgatory

Facebook took my profile away. And it’s clear I’m never getting it back.

Source: Help, I’m Trapped in Facebook’s Absurd Pseudonym Purgatory | WIRED

Facebook knows even more about you than you realize

Just some food for thought, y’all. If you really want to control your data, you’re going to have to start being careful whom you give it to.

I’ve been on Facebook since 2007, which means I’ve been giving the social network bits and pieces of myself for three quarters of a decade already. If you’re like me, your daily Facebook activit

Source: Facebook knows even more about you than you realize

Appearing Happy on Facebook May Be Used Against You in a Court of Law    

Yet more reason to climb out of the social media trap and get back to real life.

Source: Appearing Happy on Facebook May Be Used Against You in a Court of Law    

The most concerning element of Facebook’s potential new power

Worse, that filtering algorithm has increasingly turned into a pay-for-play system from news organizations. Want more people to see your content? Then “boost” your posts by shelling out some money. This already has turned Facebook into something of a two-tiered content sharing system, where the rich will inevitably see their stories go “viral” (if you can even call it that) much faster than will the poor. This inequality gap will only be exacerbated as more news organizations move over to publishing directly and the pressure—whether it be overt or implied—on those holding out increases.

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