Facebook defaces Noseweek


Facebook defaces Noseweek

Every month Noseweek advertises its current issue on Facebook.

It’s an entirely automated affair and every advert is “reviewed” by an algorithm, and either approved or disapproved within minutes of its creation.

In nose217 the magazine featured an extract from a recently published book titled Done by eminent BBC journalist Jacques Peretti. In it Peretti describes how the world’s ultra-rich actually identified global inequality as a business opportunity that they planned to exploit – and widen. To them, he reported, it was a gift-horse like no other.

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Submitted by : Gabrie Jansen on 2017-11-25 08:19:08
Jawohl.

We knew to be wary of large concentrations of capital but the "social media" ones have an extra baton, deployable instantaneously. What pisses off is the macebooks and foogles now becoming enforcers of arbitrary "values" - I don't care what word or phrasess they use: I object.

Try this: the next few times you search the net with a foogle, duplicate the search on DuckDuckGO (https://duckduckgo.com/) and compare results. Oh, and look at the DDG privacy statement.

In the above context, consider the successfully manufactured anti-Russia hysteria (Russia Today has now been registered as a "foreign agent" in the land of the free) and combine with this idea: RT is "dangerous" to the lands of the free because it provides a platform to voices from the lands of the free that would otherwise be unheard. (The pro-Russia propaganda on RT is minimal, easily identifiable and innocuous but you might have to grind your teeth when RT shows it patriarchal and orthodox religious shade.)

The New York Times had, until very recently, not mentioned even once the name of Noam Chomsky, literally for decades. Noam Chomsky interviewed on the see-en-ens or bee-bee-see's of the world? No chance whatsoever.

Oh, and finally: there is no conspiracy, no organised illumination, no united heaps of capital for a defined new world order; we do live in deep dusk though. It is just that each large concentration of capital has a selfish profit motive and that when requirements for profit overlap between these large concentrations of capital, they work together very well. Secrecy, when required, is not because of shame (there's none) but simply useful if and only if it protects profit.

So macebook: I don't like you and even more so because you mess with ZA's Noseweek. Finger to MB.

Gabrie Jansen
George.

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