Facebook’s News Feed is still totally broken and biased

After all the uproar during and post Election cycle over fake news and bias in the Facebook News Feeds, months on the problem has seen very little improvement. Sure the problem has “improved” when it comes to the actual news stories but the following happens in more than 90% of occasions. The Link Title Rather than be an accurate link title Facebook will use something that makes someone click on the link for example a story about Barack Obama may very well be titled “Donald Trump” when the story is all about Barack Obama going off somewhere to write his … Continue reading Facebook’s News Feed is still totally broken and biased

WTF! Facebook! You did exactly what we thought you would

Yes, looks like Facebook has decided the best way of dealing with the false flag of Fake News by saying “It’s up to the users to spot fake news and flag it for us”. Yes, they’ve decided that we, the users, that were so called “swayed” by fake news to be the ones that identify the fake news for them! The reason they gave was that we are the ones that would notice it more while that goes exactly against the whole theme of people being confused about what is real of fake. Doesn’t that sound as dumb as can … Continue reading WTF! Facebook! You did exactly what we thought you would

Facebook won the Election for Trump

Donald Trump was smart, very smart! This may get me chastised by many but it is a very smart man that utilizes social media to pull in voters and convert them than waste money on advertising. He utilized Facebook and while Facebook itself didn’t participate, heck it was blamed for fake news and anti-Trump biasing, it made a great platform for fund raising and Facebook, according to the trump campaign was responsible for the bulk of the fund raising. It is important to remember that regardless of our political leanings we have to admire anyone that can run a campaign … Continue reading Facebook won the Election for Trump