Category «Social Media»

Everything everyone is doing that nobody really cares about.

Tim Cook Implies That Facebook’s Business Model of Maximizing Engagement Leads to Polarization and Violence – MacRumors

Will the future belong to the innovations that make our lives better, more fulfilled and more human? Or will it belong to those tools that prize our attention to the exclusion of everything else, compounding our fears and aggregating extremism, to serve ever-more-invasively-targeted ads over all other ambitions? Source: Tim Cook Implies That Facebook’s Business …

FriendlyJordies breaks governments

the idea of a Federal MP resigning from Cabinet over anything less than a disastrous and protracted scandal seems far-fetched at best. A litany of recent scandals from “Watergate” involving Energy Minister Angus Taylor to “Sports Rorts” involving Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie, has illustrated just how much-perceived wrongdoing is required before a ministerial resignation may actually occur. …

‘Neglected’ democracy vulnerable to authoritarian rule in era of disinformation, Labor’s Tim Watts says

Rebuilding public trust in free media, civil society and parliaments is critical for national security, he says Source: ‘Neglected’ democracy vulnerable to authoritarian rule in era of disinformation, Labor’s Tim Watts says Yup, toxic propaganda, media moguls and the easily influenced … which includes those who have pretensions to intelligence but regurgitate the political clap …