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Mystified

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  1. Even the biggest FB Group spammers can't compete against:

    FAKE NEWS!

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/10/11/facebook-purged-over-accounts-pages-pushing-political-messages-profit

    Who really abuses the system are people whose beliefs are hard to discern and have no conscience for methods.

     

    1. Jack Hertz

      Jack Hertz

      What the Post also doesn't want to say, is there is a solution. To make it illegal to violate people's privacy, as it used to be. 

    2. Mystified

      Mystified

      Interesting. Lol. That might cut into social media profits, I suppose.

      This weekend I plan on whipping up a python search engine portal designed to help avoid fake news sites.

    3. Mystified

      Mystified

      In response to the "Fake News" incidents and resulting purge at Facebook, I have written a python program to help people to find topical news from sources that are generally deemed reliable-- so they can avoid all of the fake stories, ads, malware and so forth associated with many of these bogus 'news ' sites. I plan to develop my code into a free web app, but for now the python version is available here:
       
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