News Facebook suppresses conservative news

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Boomer, May 9, 2016.

  1. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

    Reputations:
    6,041
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2012
    Messages:
    2,713
    Likes Received:
    2,849
    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
     
  2. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    91,457
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    13,317
    Likes Received:
    21,479
    Zuckerberg=Cunt
     
  3. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

    Reputations:
    6,041
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2012
    Messages:
    2,713
    Likes Received:
    2,849
    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.
     
  4. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits Gold

    Reputations:
    348,361
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    133,536
    Likes Received:
    60,199
  5. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

    Reputations:
    307,304
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2013
    Messages:
    23,778
    Likes Received:
    41,558
    Quelle surprise!!!

    I'm not on Fukbook.

    :dancin:
     
    mrd160, MAEROZE, telecaster and 5 others like this.
  6. Head Censor

    Head Censor Turgid Member VIP

    Reputations:
    393,568
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    10,343
    Likes Received:
    26,944
    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.
     
  7. TallTyrion

    TallTyrion Triggered like a mofo VIP

    Reputations:
    152,790
    Joined:
    May 14, 2013
    Messages:
    16,424
    Likes Received:
    34,261
    I see plenty of right wing douchebags on FB as well as left wing douchebags. This is the fake story Mike...
     
    Jake Dog, MAEROZE and Humongous like this.
  8. Habsfan

    Habsfan Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    7,856
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2015
    Messages:
    1,401
    Likes Received:
    1,922
    Most fucks that complaint about Facebook will be on it in the next 2 hours
     
  9. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

    Reputations:
    61,183
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    23,167
    Likes Received:
    10,559
    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/
     
    Wangold and DiamondGoddess like this.
  10. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits Gold

    Reputations:
    348,361
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    133,536
    Likes Received:
    60,199
    I got bored with Facebook as soon as people ruined it and told hot chicks to make their pictures private :grr:
     
  11. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

    Reputations:
    6,041
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2012
    Messages:
    2,713
    Likes Received:
    2,849
    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.
     
  12. HS Cult Leader

    HS Cult Leader Elite Member Gold

    Reputations:
    101,117
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2012
    Messages:
    13,071
    Likes Received:
    18,329
    Facebook manipulates the news like everyone else.....does a bear shit in the woods?


    [​IMG]
     
  13. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

    Reputations:
    307,304
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2013
    Messages:
    23,778
    Likes Received:
    41,558
    *le sigh*

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

    :c
     
  14. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    35,238
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    10,800
    Likes Received:
    8,083
    capitalism is great
     
    FeetToTaste likes this.
  15. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

    Reputations:
    61,183
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    23,167
    Likes Received:
    10,559
    oh god dammit.....or

    Fais-moi une branlette
     
    DiamondGoddess likes this.
  16. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    35,238
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    10,800
    Likes Received:
    8,083
    no one is not getting 'conservative' news if they want it
     
    XuXu and Hamster like this.
  17. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

    Reputations:
    84,997
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    9,957
    Likes Received:
    13,271
    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.
     
    Jake Dog, BethSucks, Vic Tory and 4 others like this.
  18. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

    Reputations:
    449,613
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    74,986
    Likes Received:
    29,485
    What is conservative news?
     
    XuXu likes this.
  19. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

    Reputations:
    268,569
    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2011
    Messages:
    52,255
    Likes Received:
    51,987
    Beat me too it buddy.

    cuckerberg threatened to fire anyone who said all lives matter. :lmao:
     
  20. Gusbuss

    Gusbuss VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    45,621
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,975
    Likes Received:
    2,903
    Facebook is being mean to the cannabis industry too.
     
    XuXu likes this.