Erasebook Updates

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Parler Criticizes Facebook’s New Climate Change Information Center
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  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/16/2020

Parler is criticizing Facebook’s launch of a “Climate Change Information Center” in user feeds, a move intended to provide what the publisher deems to be “factual resources from the world’s leading climate organizations and actionable steps people can take in their everyday lives to combat climate change.” 

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There's Some "Hate Speech" for You
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  • Source: Reason
  • 09/16/2020

A reader passes along this item, which led to his account being locked (for 30 days, apparently) on "hate speech" grounds by Facebook (I've redacted his name below):

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Facebook and Instagram Flag Tucker Carlson Virus Posts

The social media platforms warn viewers that the Fox News host’s interview with a Chinese virologist contained “false information” about Covid-19.

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Parler Celebrates Federal Court Ruling that Pennsylvania Shutdown Orders are Unconstitutional
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  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/15/2020

Parler joins those cheering yesterday’s federal court ruling in County of Butler v. Wolf, in which Judge William S. Stickman IV, in the words of The Volokh Conspiracy’s Eugene Volokh, “broadly struck down” as unconstitutional, Pennsylvania’s shutdown orders—including the state’s limits on nonreligious gatherings (“25 persons for indoor gatherings and 250 persons for outdoor gatherings”).

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Facebook And FBI Wage Infowar On West Coast Wildfire Arson "Conspiracy Theories"

A top Facebook official tweeted Saturday it would delete posts alleging leftist organizations started wildfires in Oregon and other Western states after the FBI said arson reports are "conspiracy theories," reported RT News.

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Apps are tracking WhatsApp users' online activity, including whom they're likely talking to and when they're sleeping

The user data that the Facebook-owned messaging app [WhatsApp] shares publicly is allowing dozens of outside apps to track aspects of WhatsApp users' online activity — including whom they're likely talking to, when they're sleeping, and when they're using their devices. 

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Facebook wants to know how it's shaping the 2020 elections — researchers say it's looking too late and in the wrong places

Facebook is finally researching how social media impacts elections - but won’t have results until 2021. This is not the first time they have drug their feet.

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“Video Unavailable”: Social Media Platforms Remove Evidence of War Crimes

In recent years, social media platforms have been taking down online content more often and more quickly.

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Is Facebook Evil? Just listen to the experts.
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  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/09/2020

Facebook claims to be altruistic, a technological Philosopher King acting in our best interest, connecting us with others and enriching our lives.

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Facebook hurts our kids!
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  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/10/2020

Facebook’s founding President Sean Parker is no fan of what the company he helped to create, has become. He’s been an outspoken critic since 2017, openly lamenting his role and calling out Mark Zuckerberg and his former colleagues for causing deliberate harm.

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Facebook May Be Ordered to Change Data Practices in Europe

Irish regulators have started an inquiry into Facebook’s movement of data on European users to the United States.

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Parler Responds to Facebook’s Move to Block Erasebook.info
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  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/08/2020

Parler, the People-driven social platform, today issued the following statement on Facebook’s blocking across its platform—within minutes of it going live—the informational website www.Erasebook.info.

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Facebook’s Rittenhouse Mistake

The speech blackout for his defense threatens due process.

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Parler Launches Erasebook.info

Parler, the People-driven social platform, today announced the launch of a new grassroots campaign aimed at publisher and data leviathan Facebook.

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Facebook is blocking searches for the name of Kenosha shooter
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  • Source: The Verge
  • 09/03/2020

Facebook is blocking searches for “Kyle Rittenhouse,” the gunman allegedly responsible for the killing of two protestors in Kenosha, Wisconsin Tuesday night.

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