A radio show that repeats outlandish rumors found on Facebook as if they are fact has no place on NPR. It is time for Diane Rehm to retire.
This advertisement for a video game is currently making the rounds on Facebook: “Only the strong survive in Game Of War. Are you up for the challenge? Realtime. Worldwide.” This description, accompanied by the image of a blood-soaked soldier, is all-too close to reality –
This image presents a real conversation over social media taking place in the last 24 hours. My correspondent: a social media agency, whose identity is obscured to protect the… well… you decide. You won’t be able to find this conversation any longer; my comments have
Social networking web sites are no fun any more, says Paul Budnitz, founder of Ello. Ello is a relatively new social networking site that promises not to engage in electronic surveillance of its users, as Facebook, Twitter, and the other big social media sites do.
“We Need Smith is a movement to support new leaders and new ideas from outside the broken Washington system.” A movement? From outside the broken Washington system? So says the the Facebook page for the political corporation called We Need Smith. Anyone who bothers to
My answer to the Facebook meme.
When you visit the website of furniture and tchotchke seller Dot & Bo, this is what you see. At first glance, the Dot and Bo “splash” screen doesn’t look unusual — many websites that try to sell you something would like to have your Facebook
“Every day fewer and fewer people get breaking news from a newspaper or even TV.” — Social Media Today, “Is News Dead?” A tallyboard for historical ship replicas touring the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. provided one indication this week to the contrary:
Here’s how “Americans for Prosperity” describes itself on a national scale and in the context of Pennsylvania: “Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 2.3 million activists nation wide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom. We have over
451 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representative Committee on Rules. 2,069 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. 6,676 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. 4,491 Facebook users like the
On February 15 2014, I shared an offer sent to me by GOP USA and a company called Health Revelations using the name of “Dr. Mark Stengler” to lend an authoritative voice that a “Bible Code” called the “Matthew 4 Protocol.” I shared with you