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May 23, 2016

Extra Credit for "Retromingency"

Beck And Erickson Are Wrong On Facebook These are the complaints of useful idiots.

They are stupid and both men should be ashamed at their dull-witted retromingency in making them. Facebook is not being shaken down in any capacity. It is being criticized not as a corporation, but in its chosen role as a media entity. Facebook curates the news; it is a news source for the vast majority of Americans. It put its trending algorithm forward as a source of news, with the false impression given that it accurately represented the trending topics of the Facebook community. Instead, it warped these results according to their ideological framework and their biases to falsely represent the top stories of the day. This is a serious accusation and one Facebook has admitted to as a problem. Yet Beck and Erickson are arguing against Mark Zuckerberg when they say that it doesn’t matter.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 23, 2016 10:50 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Principles without political power are just poses.

But being able to snipe from the back-benches - forever - is awesome. No responsibility, just bitch and moan in between commercials for gold coins and home safes.

Posted by: Mikey [TypeKey Profile Page] at May 23, 2016 5:54 PM

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