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Unprecedented ‘Architecture of Surveillance’ Created by Facebook and Google Poses Grave Human Rights Threat: Report

Written by on November 24, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Unprecedented ‘Architecture of Surveillance’ Created by Facebook and Google Poses Grave Human Rights Threat: Report

A new report from Amnesty International accuses Facebook and Google of having a “surveillance-based business model” that threatens users’ right to privacy and other human rights. #surveillance

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Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Written by on November 22, 2019 in Corporate Controlled Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Indeed, there are so many ways that the information age could completely shift the oligarchical collectivism of the power structures of the world in favor of individuals instead of institutions. So, instead of expanding our reach of information – instead of inspiring individuals to dig for truth and research for realness – the institutional powers-that-be are constricting the field of information. This is particularly obvious with recent challenges to net neutrality — neutrality that 87% of average Americans support, but which institutions are nonetheless seeking to destroy. #mainstreammedia #informationage #netneutrality

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Google is Secretly Harvesting “Detailed” Health Data From Millions of Americans, Report Reveals

Written by on November 12, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Google is Secretly Harvesting “Detailed” Health Data From Millions of Americans, Report Reveals

A “bombshell” new report from The Wall Street Journal describes a secret project from Google and healthcare giant Ascension to store data on millions of Americans, a move that critics of the tech conglomerate decried as another example of overreach. #googledatacollection

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Meet the People Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by Memes

Written by on November 5, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 14 Comments
Meet the People Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by Memes

The term “meme” refers to a “self-replicating unit of information.” This includes ideas, information, or behaviors that spread across groups. The term seems rather fitting for the modern age given social media’s ability to spread information and ideas like wildfire. #memes

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The Internet of Things Is a Formula for a Global Trance

Written by on November 3, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Internet of Things Is a Formula for a Global Trance

The Internet of Things means life will become automatic for a large chunk of the population. Your car will drive you. Your fridge will order new food items. Your heat and air conditioning will operate beyond your control. Your toaster will decide how brown the bread will be. Your whole home will run on prescribed algorithms, deciding how much energy you can use and when. You will become a spectator. Passivity IS hypnosis! #IoT #InternetOfThings

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A Guide to Improving Your Company’s Online Appeal in Chicago

Written by on October 22, 2019 in Internet with 0 Comments
A Guide to Improving Your Company’s Online Appeal in Chicago

The internet is a difficult place to get a foothold. Here’s a quick guide to improving your company’s online appeal in Chicago. 

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The Weaponization of Social Media

Written by on October 20, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
The Weaponization of Social Media

Governments around the world employ armies of keyboard warriors to spread propaganda and disrupt their online opposition. Their goal? To shape public discourse around global events in a way favorable to their standing military and geopolitical objectives. Their method? The Weaponization of Social Media. James Corbett discusses in detail. #socialmedia #keyboardwarriors

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How the Content You Consume Becomes Your Reality

Written by on October 9, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
How the Content You Consume Becomes Your Reality

Some content is detrimental and some are beneficial. Because we’re bombarded with information from every direction, it’s never been more important to carefully curate what we consume. #CriticalThought

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Why You’re Addicted to Your Cellphone

Written by on August 25, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 1 Comment
Why You’re Addicted to Your Cellphone

The featured CBC Marketplace program, “Why You’re Addicted to Your Smartphone,” goes behind the scenes, talking to tech insiders about how cellphone addiction is manufactured, and the effects thereof. #addictedtomyphone

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Can We Bring Back the Old YouTube? An Overview of the FairTube Campaign

Can We Bring Back the Old YouTube? An Overview of the FairTube Campaign

One problem with this phenomenon is that, for the most part, users do not even know why they have been demonetized or shut down. Some have also been concerned that some content is favored over other content. Even certain names will get a channel demonetized. Suspiciously, some of those words are “pizzagate”, “pedophilia”, “Epstein”, and “Tulsi Gabbard.” One group is taking action in this regard, a group in Germany, called Fairtube. The 2 videos below tell you more about this. Please spread the word, comment below, and get involved if you feel that this is an important issue for you.

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Train Your Lil-Champ To Be a Cyber Warrior

Written by on May 15, 2019 in Internet with 0 Comments
Train Your Lil-Champ To Be a Cyber Warrior

Computer viruses, identity theft, ransomware, cyberbullying and many other threats are affecting children every day. Let’s take a look into a kids exposure to the so-called world of internet.

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Recent Music Video Celebrates Great Women in History

Recent Music Video Celebrates Great Women in History

As so much is controversial in the news these days, it is nice to have something we should all be able to agree about. Music is a type of universal language, and we should all agree that there have been some great women in history. Enjoy this wonderful video with some of the great women in your life.

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SURPRISE YouTube Is In Major Pain After Censoring YouTubers!

SURPRISE YouTube Is In Major Pain After Censoring YouTubers!

The following video shows how YouTube’s efforts are not without consequences, as many of the demonetized websites have been so popular – apparently in many cases because the viewers see them as being more truthful than the mainstream alternatives – that YouTube’s revenues are suddenly down nearly 10% – which translates into $70 Billion in total losses for this huge company.

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We’re All Being Judged by a Secret ‘Trustworthiness’ Score

Written by on April 24, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
We’re All Being Judged by a Secret ‘Trustworthiness’ Score

More than 16,000 signals are analyzed by a service called Sift, which generates a “Sift score” ranging from 1 – 100. The score is used to flag devices, credit cards and accounts that a vendor may want to block based on a person or entity’s overall “trustworthiness” score, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Greenlighting ‘Censorship Machine,’ EU Adopts Controversial Copyright Rules

Written by on April 16, 2019 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Greenlighting ‘Censorship Machine,’ EU Adopts Controversial Copyright Rules

European Union member states were accused of threatening freedom of speech and online expression and ignoring the will of millions of people after they adopted controversial copyright rules.

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