I’ve never been a contributor to Oppo but I have thrown a good chunk of time into another community blog that will also stop existing at the end of November. I am glad that someone at G/O Media cares enough to post about this absolute nonsense and I am glad that someone at G/O Media has fought for the users. Thank you.
Thank you for providing the links that the author forgot to. :-)
I agree with your comment and I’m just commenting to say that.
I’ve commented there this year (and I might again) but it’s been fascinating to watch this year after Bernie didn’t win, again.
I don’t want to take another deep dive into that 2016 article again but it was clear that Michael Nuñez knew people who worked at Facebook who were the curators of the Trending “tab” and he did good work on getting a story out of them. It was news at the time that the Trending section of Facebook had curators; a lot… Read more
Sometimes someone else mentions it but this time around I chose to because this article directly mentioned changes that Facebook made because of the 2016 Gizmodo article.
Thanks for the defensive comment that (unlike Juniper’s) recognizes that actions have consequences. The consequences of Gizmodo publishing a story accusing Facebook of “routinely suppressing conservative news” included ... that conservative politicians didn’t like that they thought that Facebook was routinely… Read more
Nope unfortunately that is an account that has been impersonating a good commenter for ... 2 years? It’s been a while. Kinja doesn’t allow for IP-based blocking of accounts so they keep showing up. :-/