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Murray, UK:Blocked By Facebook and the ["]Vulnerability["] of New Media
Normally over half of our visitors arrive via Facebook. These last few days, virtually nothing has come from Facebook:
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What is especially pernicious is that Facebook deliberately imposes this censorship in a secretive way. The primary mechanism when a block is imposed by Facebook is that my posts to Facebook are simply not sent into the timelines of the large majority of people who are friends or who follow. I am left to believe the post has been shared with them, but in fact it has only been shown to a tiny number. Then, if you are one of the few recipients and do see the post and share it, it will show to you on your timeline as shared, but in fact the vast majority of your own friends will also not receive it. Facebook is not doing what it is telling you it is doing - it shows you it is shared - and Facebook is deliberately concealing that fact from you.

Twitter have a similar system known as "shadow banning".

Axios, US:Facebook Hires Ex-GOP Senator To Advise On Anti-Conservative ["]Bias["]
The partnerships, first reported by Axios, come a week after lawmakers traded verbal blows on the issue in a House Judiciary Committee hearing where one Democrat called the notion of Facebook's anti-conservative bias a "hoax" meant to shore up political support from misinformed voters.

Is there no Facebook user interface to create or save ("bookmark") URL addresses of web pages and websites?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat May 5th, 2018 at 05:18:59 PM EST
FaceBook does not have a bookmark feature.  Have to use a web browser for that.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sun May 6th, 2018 at 04:21:57 PM EST
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