Exclusive report

Tag Archives: social media

Facebook is censoring this HangTheBankers.com article

Facebook censored article Hang The Bankers

In the past week we have seen the social media networks do their best to censor liberty minded accounts and in some cases just plain and simple delete them. This has not gone unnoticed and if anything has backfired on the likes of Facebook and Youtube with people waking up to their attempt to control free speech and information. YouTube ... Read More »

“Josie the Outlaw” page deleted by Facebook

Josie The Outlaw

This article is originally from Christopher Cantwell’s website. With no warning, no notice, and no explanation given, the “Josie the Outlaw” Facebook page has been deleted. Josie Wales, admin of the page, and YouTube sensation, still has her personal profile. I originally heard about the story from We Are Change, and asked Josie if she had any update. Chris Cantwell: I just saw ... Read More »

US and UK intelligence planning to infiltrate social media to spread propaganda and disinformation

Social media spying NSA

American and British intelligence hope to take advantage of social media platforms, like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, in an effort to spread disinformation and propaganda, as well as potentially foment public protests, recent Snowden leaks claim. According to Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who first broke the news on the Snowden NSA leaks, an Orwellian-style dystopia is lurking on the horizon ... Read More »

JPMorgan’s epic fail on Twitter #AskJPM

jp morgan

JPMorgan canceled a question-and-answer session on Twitter Wednesday after receiving a barrage of critical questions skewering the multinational banking company for legal problems, foreclosure practices, and other ethical transgressions. Starting at least since last week, JPMorgan, the investment and services portion of financial behemoth JPMorgan Chase & Co, asked followers and others on Twitter to send questions about the bank’s ... Read More »

‘Help Obama start WW3’: Mock Kickstarter campaign

Help start WW3 Kickstarter Obama

A mock ad in the style of a saccharine political campaign commercial has brought together the smiling faces of Obama’s America to declare: “Yes, we can start World War Three!” With crowd funding all the rage and America “dead-ass broke,” “The Americans for Whatever Barack Obama Wants, did you know he’s friends with Jay-Z?” have launched an ambitious Kickstarter campaign ... Read More »

Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ if you follow Pope Francis on Twitter

Pope Francis

In its latest attempt to keep up with the times the Vatican has married one of its oldest traditions to the world of social media by offering “indulgences” to followers of Pope Francis‘ tweets. The church’s granted indulgences reduce the time Catholics believe they will have to spend in purgatory after they have confessed and been absolved of their sins. The remissions got ... Read More »

Facebook knows your secrets: ‘Likes’ reveal users’ personality

facebook

Facebook’s ‘like’ button can reveal more than you realize, a new study has showed. By liking posts and links, you may be revealing personal secrets, like your sexuality or religious and political views. The findings have raised privacy concerns. A study by the National Academy of Sciences examined 58,000 Facebook users in the US, who volunteered their likes, demographic profiles ... Read More »

Instagram to sell users photos

Instagram

Imagine seeing the most private moment of your life displayed in an ad campaign without notification or financial compensation. When Instagram’s new Terms of Use policy kicks in on January 16, this could become a new marketing reality. Instagram’s new policy allows the popular photo sharing app to use submitted photos, names and text for marketing purposes. “Some or all ... Read More »

Facebook faces European legal showdown over privacy violation claims

facebook

Facebook is about to be the subject of a new legal battle over its data protection policies and alleged violations of privacy as an Austrian privacy group plans to bring the case in an Irish court. Europe vs. Facebook, the Austrian group, announced Tuesday that after a year of repeated requests and complaints to enforce the European data protection law, ... Read More »