News Facebook suppresses conservative news

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  1. Boomer

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    Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending among the site’s users.


    http://gizmodo.com/former-facebook-workers-we-routinely-suppressed-conser-1775461006
     
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    Zuckerberg=Cunt
     
  3. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

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    I'm not surprised. You could see an aggregator like google news show conservative headlines (though, I think they sometimes do the same thing Facebook does) and you would never see them on Facebook. I hope people get their news from multiple sources.
     
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    Quelle surprise!!!

    I'm not on Fukbook.

    :dancin:
     
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    Welcome to the tolerance of the left, with Mark Cuckerberg leading the charge.

    I wonder how the "internal investigation" played out searching for that hateful employee of his who had the audacity to write "all lives matter" on the FB corporate whiteboard.
     
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    I see plenty of right wing douchebags on FB as well as left wing douchebags. This is the fake story Mike...
     
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    Most fucks that complaint about Facebook will be on it in the next 2 hours
     
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    so what you are saying is that I cant perv your pictures and print out a life size pic of your head for me to staple to the back of my wifes head? :depressed: How am I to finish then/
     
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    I got bored with Facebook as soon as people ruined it and told hot chicks to make their pictures private :grr:
     
  11. Boomer

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    The story is about their news feed/trending items. Not about individuals sharing stories.

    Maybe try reading the article. Oh, you're into wrestling...never mind.
     
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    Facebook manipulates the news like everyone else.....does a bear shit in the woods?


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    *le sigh*

    I can't be all things to all people, Subby!!!

    :c
     
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    capitalism is great
     
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    oh god dammit.....or

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    no one is not getting 'conservative' news if they want it
     
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    Remember back when the "news" was just unbiased reporting of what was happening. The fact that there is "conservative news" to begin with is a bigger problem than anything Facebook could do.
     
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    What is conservative news?
     
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    Beat me too it buddy.

    cuckerberg threatened to fire anyone who said all lives matter. :lmao:
     
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    Facebook is being mean to the cannabis industry too.
     
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