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"facebook" Discussed on Skullduggery

Skullduggery

08:23 min | 6 hrs ago

"facebook" Discussed on Skullduggery

"On skulduggery Roger McNamee Venture Capitalist Rock, musician one of the original investors in facebook Roger Welcome back to skulduggery. It's a great pleasure to be here so so much to talk about. The has developed on the facebook front since you were last on last year and right now we have this extraordinary advertisers boycott of facebook over a lot of the material content that they are continuing to let on the platform that the critics say pushes misinformation and hate speech. What do you make of? Of this advertiser boycott so full disclosure Michael I am an advisor to both the CEOS of the Anti Defamation League HDL which is the leader of that campaign and common sense media, which is one of the other founders, and so I have been involved in it in a as an adviser from the beginning, and you'll recall when I came in your go. I was. Promoting my book docked, which essentially told the tale of my transformation from being thirty four year true believer in the power of Technology Hands People's lives to not just a skeptic, but an activist, trying to make people aware of threat, and what stop hate for profit is all about. Is engaging advertisers against what I believe has been the core problem from the beginning. which is that if you look at the design? Of the platforms that sell advertising sort timing here by Youtube facebook instagram twitter, there are others, but those are the four big ones, those platforms they need your attention in order to succeed, and because they're able to control the content for each individual person, because they have all this data about us and can find tune it. They have the ability to apply every lesson psychology that's ever been created, and they have the ability as a result to essentially manipulate our choices, and through that to manipulate our attention and our behavior. And that's a problem because if you think about a system where you're trying to get engagement, the best way to do that is to scare people to make them outrage and what does that? Hate speech, disinformation and conspiracy theories so turns out that those three kinds of content are not incidental to the BUSINESSMA. Those three kinds of content are actually the lubricant that makes them all work. There are relatively small percentage of everything that goes on there, but the significance that they have in terms of people being on there. What they care about is gigantic and the problem of debt, and the reason it stopped paid for property exists is because it gives small numbers of really extreme people. A disproportionate voice in our. So Roger let me. Let me ask you this actually before I. Do I guess I need to make a disclosure of our own. Which is Yahu News? which is part of Verizon media is owned by. Verizon and Verizon is participating in this boycott. It's it's temporarily paused. It's advertising you or I think I, really big companies. Join it. Thank you. All right bye-bye. I don't think either of us was decision maker in. The process. Are Above our pay grade and I think just to elaborate I think our CEO Hans. Vesper basically said that there was content that was appearing alongside our brands that was not up to our standards, and so they decided to pause advertising on the site, but I guess the point of the boycott is to try to finally change facebook's behavior and to change the kind of incentive structure that exists because what they've always done with. They've always talked about is A. A term that I hadn't heard until I came to work for a tech company content moderation, which is to say, we'll just keep the stuff off the site. We'll just whack a mole. Get it off the site, but you say that just doesn't work, and here's what the real issues, so you ask. What the goals campaigner in a perfect world we would succeed in persuading I facebook, and then youtube twitter instagram to change their business model so that hateful contact. Is Not amplified in a way. That harms people. The First Amendment is there to allow people to say things that are awful. That's not what we're talking about here. What we're talking about here is the fact that these guys take these voices, and then amplify the because that's good for their bottom line, and so what we want advertisers to to recognize that they are complicit. Their dollars support this and bet know if you will facebook has been on a sixteen year apology tour that I borrowed that from the Great North. Carolina scholars aimed to FECI who talks about you know things. Go wrong at facebook all the time and they always sit there i. they deny it than they deflect. It may tried to defuse it finally when they're forced to it policy. They promised to do better. Better and then they literally go right back to doing whatever it was there before and that his worked, and it's worked through the twenty sixteen presidential election it worth through the UK brexit election. It worked after genocide in Myanmar that the UN said was uniquely responsible for name on it worked through the Christ church terrorism, right? They've got away with everything by just apologizing, so can I just ask you Roger? You believe that this is just on Zuckerberg's part, a Feign, a cynical ploy, and that there is really no real principles at stake here for him. He always says that we're we don't. We don't feel we should be the arbiters of truth. You just don't buy that. No I think it's different than that. I think mark has a different value system than I have and what we're really talking about. Here is a debate between value systems in March value system, connecting everyone on one platform, and he has three billion people, so there are more people on facebook who are active users of it than our adherence to Christianity there are twice as many people active facebook is. There are people in China. Markets earned goes hey. Are you guys to tell me what to do. I have created this amazing things connected all these people and I. Do it my way, and you have no right to judge me or Chris and my response to that is you know I think we should have a debate about that and I may lose the debate. Let's face it I've been at it for four years. Haven't won a damn thing yet. Okay, but the debate gets more intense, and this is the first time that the people who dollars support the economic engine if I would argue that over sixteen years there's only been one crisis mark faced that threatened to spin out of control and that was Cambridge Analytica. An incredibly. They were able to put the genie back in the bottle on that. And there is a meeting going on today with the principles of the Stop, hate, for profit campaign with Mark Zuckerberg shells amber, Chris Cox who runs the product of facebook, and presumably a long string of Latin, necks and black people who are not actually executives facebook, but will be there to lend. Moral support. And that will be an important step in them with their damage. Control Right. They're going to try to somehow. Get everybody to leave that meeting saying we're making progress or facebook. Try Right so that they can go the advertiser saying there's nothing to worry about. You can go back to advertise and the issue here is. FACEBOOK has created what I think is legitimate the greatest advertising platform in the history of media. And so every advertiser would like to get back on their. They'd like to hate speech to go away, but they don't want. The other characteristics of facebook to go in the problem is I. Don't think he can.

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Civil rights groups denounce Facebook over hate speech

Robert Pratt

00:15 sec | 6 hrs ago

Civil rights groups denounce Facebook over hate speech

"Facebook executives did not impress the civil rights groups They met with today, the group say. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg refused to commit to a timeline to remove disinformation and hate speech. That's prompted the group's advertising boycott of a

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Hong Kong's Lam Defends Security Law

Mike Gallagher

00:43 sec | 15 hrs ago

Hong Kong's Lam Defends Security Law

"Hong Kong's leader is defending a new national security law The critics say undermines liberties and legal protections that were promised when China took control of the former British colony Harry Lam said today that her city's new state security law will only affect a handful of radicals. However, critics say Hong Kong's leader is airbrushing. What's become the criminalization? Certain dissenting views, libraries and bookshops have started removing titles advocating independence or even a high degree of autonomy for Hong Kong. Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp have announced that they've stopped supplying Hong Kong police and state security with user dot That's a BBC Stephen

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Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s new security law

Monocle 24: The Briefing

07:08 min | 17 hrs ago

Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s new security law

"Welcome to today's edition of the briefing with me, Andrew Malone when China imposed a new, security law on Hong Kong it doubtless understood that they would be widespread anger, and perhaps even actual consequences and calculated that the cost to his one it could meet. The bill has now begun to arrive. Several giants have announced that they will pause cooperation with any requests for user data from Hong, Kong police including such behemoths as telegram, Google twitter, facebook and WHATSAPP in a perhaps more dramatic development, voguish video up. TIKTOK has indicated that it will stop operations in Hong Kong, entirely one join with more from Hong Kong by Monaco's Hong. Kong Bureau chief chambers. Joins first of all I was intrigued by this announcement that they would pose cooperation with Hong. Kong's police. Do we know what kind of cooperation was underway before? We don't know exactly and it was quite funny that one of the APPS you didn't mention signal said they would stop cooperating. If only they they'd started cooperating in the first place, and they said they don't hold any data, so they wouldn't have any to handover. So We're not quite sure what kind of data the Hong Kong. Police Force has been requesting from these companies in the past. And what they've said is that they're going to pause any cooperation. In to assess what I guess, what this security bill means, and what what it means if they do handover this kind of data to the police I mean. Loads of people use WHATSAPP and that's. That's got end to end encryption so It's not clear what kind of information you know. Facebook, the owner of what's up. What's sense of what the tech giant's trying to figure out here? Are they acting out of genuine concern at what China is doing, or is this an attempt I guess especially in talks case to be perceived as being on the right side. I think that you could say that that being on the fence right now because they're in the same position as most of us in Hong Kong. We don't really still know what this law. Requires them what it involves. It's a very. Very thin piece of legislation for something as dramatic as a as a national security law in we're talking thirty odd pages and sixty six articles. And in those articles require the the Hong Kong government set up certain bodies, and then those bodies and need to pass certain implementation rules to bring this into being now. Those are starting to come out, so we're starting to see what this might mean. And so one of those rules came out yesterday, which says know police can. Search a premises without a warrant. If it's to do with his National Security Law which has got obviously alarming for a lot of people. So. Companies like facebook and Google that they just waiting to see. What this actually means. And so they don't want to be seen to be handing over. Information right now to the government. If that's going to lead to prosecutions, and as you said, that would definitely leave, leave them on the wrong side of of public opinion at at least outside of China all the tech giant's also concerned with trying to balance that against the prospect of upsetting Beijing. Well know they're all banned in China. The the one tech giant that. Is Absent from that list is apple, and that's the one tech giant that is allowed to operate inside of mainland China. So. This is not a matter of them, not wanting to upset Beijing I think this is more a matter than not wanting to upset bag global audience. Because obviously this. This whole thing has been huge news around the world. And these tech giants have nothing to lose in terms of upsetting. Beijing so I definitely seem see, this is holding onto all pleasing that their audience around the world, and at the end of the day Hong. Kong is a city of seven and a half million people whereas you know, these companies have hundreds of millions of users around the world so. As as we kind of seeing Hong, Kong might just just find bearing the brunt of a lot of these things. You said earlier that you and everybody else in Hong. Kong was still trying to figure out precisely what this new security law is going to mean. Have you noticed that having any direct effect on day to day life already whether that's been in actual implementation or manifestations of at all in reaction to it in terms of protest demonstration etc.. There's been zero protests. I mean this. This seems to be one of those piece of legislation that has. Is having more of an impact. On People's. Minds and their conversations rather than any big physical changes, there'd be no protests, but for the majority of this year because of covid nineteen and they're still not allowed to go ahead. Because of the covid nineteen restrictions, so we'll, we'll have to wait and see if if when those get raised and police, perhaps do grant authority for. Illegal. Protest Rally with huge numbers of people will turn out, but as of today, and since the law came into effect this time almost on last week. It's been very normal on the streets in Hong Kong. Everyone's been going about their business. But there I mean been just news coming out every day. That's just causing more and more alarm like the the the libraries taking books off the shelves to to see whether they fall foul of this security bill and this latest news today that that Tiktok the is is pulling out of Hong, Kong, and pulling its APP off of the APP store. Even, though that's I, that's a bit of a red herring because it is after Chinese. Company and I imagine this is more a corporate strategy than than anything else it does. Continue to to raise alarm bells here, but when you when you go out on the streets. It's it's very. It's like Hong Kong in two thousand eighteen. You know before before all the protests last year, so it appears very normal, but I think the damage being done here is very much in people's minds James Chime busy now Hong Kong Bureau. Thanks for joining us. You're listening to the briefing on monocle twenty. Four.

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U.S. is 'looking at' banning TikTok and Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

Todd and Don

01:53 min | 18 hrs ago

U.S. is 'looking at' banning TikTok and Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

"Tic tacs, and late last night that it plans to exit Hong Kong. Within days as several tech giants have announced that there are pausing the review of the Hong Kong government request for user data in reaction to the national security law that China imposed on the region. And his current political expression in its future of the United States may also be in question that, according to the Trump administration, this is from Reuters. In the light of the recent events, we've decided to stop operations of the TIC tac app in Hong Kong. That's what a Chinese spokesperson or that's what Tic Tac has said. Meanwhile, there's a lot of conversation here in America about TIC tac, possibly being banned. Well, then people have been talking about it for months being you know what China based organization you know, China owns just about everything. They have access to everything and this tick top app. Is collecting a lot of data on people. A lot of companies routinely receive requests for user data from governments throughout the world, including Hong Kong is part of the criminal investigations. Facebook Twitter Google are among the companies that have said They would suspend operations in that region to look more closely at the law. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is speaking out against TIC Tac, and it's something that more and more politicians are talking about, possibly banning. Here in the United States. You're still on it. I am. Here's what Tic Tac. Here's what Pompeo says. We're certainly looking at it, Pompeo said in response to an interview. Question. We've worked on the issue for a long time, he added, citing the administration's prohibition against embattled China Telcom. Hallway. Now the apples recent become a vehicle for political activism, of course, after President Trump's official Twitter account invited supporters to request tickets, you know that Oklahoma campaign in Tulsa lot of tech talkers were requesting tickets and with no intentions of showing

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TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises questions

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 20 hrs ago

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises questions

"Tick tock says in light of recent events people stop operations in Hong Kong joining other social media companies reacting to the sweeping national security nor the came into effect last week the short form video apps planned departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook what's app telegram Google and Twitter at the possibility of providing useful data to Hong Kong authorities now operated by Chinese internet giant bikes dons tictoc sold to distance itself from its Chinese roots while striving for global appeal it recently hired former Walt Disney executive Kevin Mayer to beat C. E. O. I'm Charles the last month

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TikTok leaves Hong Kong after China security law enactment

BBC World Service

01:13 min | 21 hrs ago

TikTok leaves Hong Kong after China security law enactment

"Joined a growing list of social media platforms to respond to sweeping new powers imposed by China. In Hong Kong, the Chinese firm that runs the popular video sharing APP said it would exit the territory within days. Facebook, Google and Twitter have already announced they've suspended requests for user information from Hong Kong's government. On Monday, the authorities said Internet companies that refused to take down information that contravenes new national security legislation in Hong Kong could be find their employees could also be imprisoned. Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, says her administration will vigorously implement the new security law, Islam said this was a red line that couldn't be crossed, Stephen McDonald reports. Carrie Lam said today that her city's new state security law will only affect a handful of radicals. However, critics say Hong Kong's leader is airbrushing what's become the criminalization of certain dissenting views? Libraries and bookshops have started removing titles advocating independence or even a high degree of autonomy for Hong Kong social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp. Announced that they've stopped supplying Hong Kong police and state security with user data.

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Google, Facebook and Twitter Suspend Review of Hong Kong Requests for User Data

Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

00:12 sec | 1 d ago

Google, Facebook and Twitter Suspend Review of Hong Kong Requests for User Data

"Facebook and Twitter won't process user data requests from the Hong Kong government. The new Hong Kong security law has raised questions about free speech in the region. Facebook says it will review the human rights impact and

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Google, Facebook and Twitter Suspend Review of Hong Kong Requests for User Data

Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

00:08 sec | 1 d ago

Google, Facebook and Twitter Suspend Review of Hong Kong Requests for User Data

"Or Google, Facebook and Twitter. White process user data requests from the Hong Kong government. The new Hong Kong security law has raised questions about free speech in the

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The OnePlus NordVPN (with TK Bay)

Pocketnow Weekly Podcast

05:15 min | 1 d ago

The OnePlus NordVPN (with TK Bay)

"Tk Bag on the show. Super happy to have you back. And finally using the setup that I have to say you inspired me to get. Okay! Using Stream Yard Yeah No. Stream Yard and. This is actually my first time trying it, which is why we're not live right now. I'm just using it to record some trying to see. I'm trying to get my feet wet with it, but here's the thing like we have our cameras here. We've been using our cameras for the for the video feeds I. Actually bought a new Mike, which is why I don't have the face Mike for once. That's true. Actually I just realized that. Yeah, yeah, when you said that it's like I. Don't normally see that little. The wire I mean it's a nice Mike. By the way, it's a very professional secret service almost, but you know. It's definitely cool the audio on that. It was always great. The only thing is I've got this Mike. Because I'm using it for literally. Everything I finally got sick of the way that my audio sounded. I know that in the comments. No one cares but when I'm editing, my own videos I'm just like okay like it just doesn't sound like me. You know exactly. So I fell down a youtube rabbit hole and I got a Mike, and then I got an audio interface. I'm just GonNa like nothing is on right now, but if I hit this button, this would be the PS four. Okay. I'm assuming you're running through the atom. Bomb like anatomy finally. Nice! Okay, that's right. That's right. We talked about it a little. You mentioned you found a deal and I. Think we're looking into whole. You know getting. Dadan so glad you found it. I didn't upgrade to the pro. I was going as I think we kind of talked about. I tried the pros. Defined as the regular one. This crazy. And it's funny because these are so hard to find on any of the major retailers and the only place I could find. It was like a small boutique place, which is closer to where you are in the west side. I think Woodland Hills, but somewhere out there but yeah like I. Finally got it and at first. I was like okay. I love the way that it works. It's very convenient. I can use it for like game. Recording game streaming, which I might get into actually made a twitter account. But I was like you know I have like three capture cards. They all would work. This is convenient I. Don't know if it's ultimately that useful. And then I looked at their return policy, and these specifically have no returns on black magic design products. I don't know why why yeah So look the reality. The the the interface itself is great for live streaming. That's really all I use it. I use it for live streaming and also use it for. Recording. One of the things I actually I agree with you on the on the beginning the audio situation with the Office for me at least. I want to move away from using livelier mark in the office at such a small environment and I love how the audio sounds from this type of audio so I'm actually I'm in kind of the same situation. I am transitioning away from using Wireless can actively mostly because of Inter Inter interference of had some interference. Whenever, you have any kind of smartphone. anyways but the atom mini has been for me at least within the last five months, or so an integral part of coast, every piece of work that generated because of the interface because of the monitoring functionality. It's really meant to be part of a deck right so you have like your audio interface in you have this I don't use it for the audio and like I said I'm sad that you don't have away returning it necessarily, but I'm pretty sure you can sell it. There's there's enough of a demand on it like the for any reason, if it doesn't end up being the right one for you and you WANNA maybe go with A. Like a stream yard or something like that or something I think by I think there's other brands that kind of have similar stuff. You won't have a problem, but I I hope it works out. Yeah I'm. That's the reason why I made. The twitter account because I was like okay, if I can't return it, I might as well like try to make it work. Yeah, so. Why not get him? It's kind of at the point where. Just just mitigate some of the few things that are missing in the committee. I just always record separate audio just in case. Skirt all of that. But. Yeah, you know what? We got into the weeds, a little bit with some of our setup and whatnot, but the reason why I wanted to have Tiki on is because he has the full setup. Yeah, now I do too so I wanted to mess around with stream yard, a little bit for our podcast listeners, or if you're watching this on facebook or I, G TV, which will be posted on there. I actually wanted to put something out there. We might be moving this podcast facebook live. It will still be posted in all of the same places as before it's just we're going to a different live platform. The video the video portion. Exactly. So the video was still be on TV like it has been, but ninety TV's been so buggy, and it's been really pissing me off. So I figure, lets you stream yard. It'll record it, and then I can take that recording. Put It on facebook. Live posted on. Your facebook page for hogging now has like half a million followers.

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Clothing Retailer Lucky Brand Files for Bankruptcy; Zuckerberg to Meet Civil Rights Groups that Led Facebook Boycott

KYW 24 Hour News

00:28 sec | 1 d ago

Clothing Retailer Lucky Brand Files for Bankruptcy; Zuckerberg to Meet Civil Rights Groups that Led Facebook Boycott

"Retail bankruptcy Lucky Brands jeans, blames the Corona virus for its Chapter 11 filing. It's closing 13 of its 200 stores and will sell itself to authentic brands and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets tomorrow with leaders of the double A C P the anti Defamation League and color of change. The groups have accused Facebook of not doing enough to combat racism and voter suppression. With

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Driver in Seattle crash that hit 2 protesters due in court

Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

00:52 sec | 1 d ago

Driver in Seattle crash that hit 2 protesters due in court

"Appearance today for the driver who hit two protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning, killing one. State Patrol troopers say the driver got past their blockades by driving the wrong way, often up and off ramp. Before driving into the protesters that approach one of the protestors, who died 24 year old summer Taylor worked at Urban Animal Vet Clinic in Seattle, which closed Sunday in reaction to Taylor's death. All of our purposes are currently closed in response to the tragedy involving one of our team members Summer Taylor. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will take a moment to think of summer and everyone who loves some today a co worker told Seattle Times that Taylor was deeply passionate about protest Ng for racial equity. The other person injured 32 year old Diaz love posted on Facebook yesterday, saying I'm alive and stable in a lot of pain. I cannot believe summer was murdered.

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WhatsApp will halt processing of Hong Kong police requests for user data

Daily Tech News Show

00:36 sec | 1 d ago

WhatsApp will halt processing of Hong Kong police requests for user data

"What's APP and telegram both committed to not processing requests for user data from Hong Kong law enforcement agencies afternoon National Security Law went into effect in Hong. Kong July first facebook on whatsapp characterized this as a pause and processing to review the impact of the law including consulting with human rights experts while telegram said it would not process request until an international consensus is reached in relation to the ongoing political changes in the city. THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW SETS UP National Security Agency in Hong. Kong, that is not under the jurisdiction of local government and covers crimes related to secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign collusion.

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An Ex-Marine's Journey Of Healing And Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Mind With David Richards

My Seven Chakras

07:05 min | 1 d ago

An Ex-Marine's Journey Of Healing And Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Mind With David Richards

"Richards David Richards, is a business professional life coach Yoga instructor and. and Speaker on self development. He spent his early childhood living in various parts of the United States and three years living on the island of Okinawa Okinawa Japan after graduating university with a degree in English he was commissioned and officer in the Marines. He served fifteen years active duty before deciding to break out from the bought that his father and brother at followed in making the military. Career and left the Marines to pursue a life as a civilian, he joined Cisco Systems in two thousand six and shortly thereafter discovered yoga. Don't do it insightful and sometimes silly. It blends elements of Yoga with quantum physics to bring the esoteric together with the practical for eight, truly unique perspective of how the mind works in greeting easily understood self development plans that create lasting change for a more fulfilling life so. These are some clues or hints into our. We might be speaking about today. David really great to have you on our show, and are you ready to inspire? So, glad to be here. Thank you for the introduction. Absolutely a registered with your audience stories and things that have worked things that haven't worked, but the the growth that the journey of life is so absolutely wonderful, so I start. Let's talk about your child to begin with. What was it like growing up in your house or in your home? Yeah, it's. We had a loving very loving nurturing environment. And everybody grows up with their sense of normal, and so for me. My sense of normal was we moved every two to three years. And? What I didn't realize was a lot of that created. Beliefs in me. Just, really long relationships you a one day. You might best friends and the next day I'm moving because. I'd I'd got orders to a new duty station. And so this is certainly before the age of the Internet. And on facebook and chatting and texting, and so our French just stopped But it was great to you know on the on the flip side. It was great to see different parts of the country and early age great certainly live in Japan for for three years now got to South Korea got the Philippines there, and and just being exposed to different parts of the world at that age had tremendous impact that still with me. Today got it. So that moving know that having a friend and losing the friend because you're moving to another city are part of the country. What sort of impacted that have on you in retrospect because I remember. When I was a kid, it happened the other way for me. 'cause I used to have a friend, and then he would move to a different city. Burns would get relocated and deep down. I felt that I could. Could never have a longtime friend. I always wanted to have that best friend as kids. We WanNa feel accepted. We want to have that friendship. You want to feel that you love as a property, but the fact that every time I made a friend, either he would move to a different city or I would move schools and I. Don't know I'm still discovering how that has me long, but how did that? You, don't affect you. Know for sure it really did. It created to beliefs that I took with me into my adult life, and so one of those. Relationships end and so. I just didn't fully appreciate the currency of a rich relationship in rich friendship, and what that meant and certainly had some. as I went you know as I grew up in I still remember this guy comes to mind Jason. Who is my best friend? When we lived through Japan, we stayed touch for years afterwards when his family moved to Virginia, moved North Carolina. But I just didn't appreciate that keeping someone in having a lifelong friend. was really something that I could have and. So that was one belief that just friendships and relationships ended I started carried. You know I've got great friends from high school still. is a long time, but the other believe really that it created was. When it came to romantic relationships, and so, if you have this dynamic that in some cases, relationships end well when it comes to romance, and you almost of have to go all in because you're trying to shore up this relationship before you get to the point where it's GonNa end. And so I became super romantic. I became a really romantic person. I wrote poems. I think when. Other people? In certainly later part of high school into college, discovering physical intimacy I was still kind of looking at romantic. But that you know those those two beliefs I really took with me through big part, my dot life, too I think was only through. Kenner the last you know five or six years that I really awoke to them and realized the power they'd have of me and was able to let them go. Thanks Norfolk shedding. It's interesting how one incident or two incidents. Are you know these things that happen to ourselves? Student Avenue Affect Different aspects of our life, even as we're adults, and only when we sort of. DIG The dive to shine the light on those parts of is which are now in the dock realize. Wow, that that did affect me right, so thanks a lot for sharing now your father and your brother will vote Marines right so what ruled deeply as you're growing up in your decisions, especially as far as the Yeah, you know it's it's funny. It was very creative growing up and I think that was part of the. Reality of not having consistent friend that I went from Grade School. All the way up to high school with I got really creative, so I wrote. I I drew I was very artistic. And in high school actually got something published You know a piece of A. Short story published honorable mention in a magazine nationally. I just thought that everybody can do that I just I didn't realize that it was. The writing was something that I just excel that a little bit so? When it came time to look at life after high school I remember my my dad's down. He said listen. You will pay for part of you're going to pay for the other half and. Get naked scholarship that's great. If not you might look at ROTC and join the military and. I guess one of the beliefs that I I grew up with it mentioned. Was I learned to hate the marine? Corps Because I blame them for always moving around and so. I thought. Okay, if I have to do military scholarship. I'm going to do that, but I'm not going to join the marines because no and. And so and there wasn't any you know. My Dad didn't push me. My brother was kind of going down that path as well. And I got into college and I was going to go into the. and. So every semester when you do ROTC program. You have to do a class for ROTC. And, so the class is like naval weapons system, so it's Kinda like missiles and stuff. It's really cool and second semester. Its naval like engineering like the actual ships engineering, and my mind is a liberal arts mind, and so I started him mechanical engineering just GonNa blacked out. Going to be good. I get to the grains. And so, that's kind of the pathway that took me down. That was you know I know the Maria familiar with them I grew up in the Marine Corps and so that was the path I decided to say.

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Connecting Through Simplicity AND Are You Living Your Highest, Best Life

Optimal Living Daily

04:11 min | 1 d ago

Connecting Through Simplicity AND Are You Living Your Highest, Best Life

"Connecting through simplicity by Christine clues, men of Christine clues. Men Dot Com. Simplicity is one of the most effective tools for cultivating connection and a more joyful present way of Life Henry. David Thoreau often observed that when our lives are simple, we are better able to savor them both small and large ways we are more focused more patient, more perceptive and more resilient. Begin to it. The needs of others understand our own motivations achieve new heights of creativity and maintain our equilibrium. Simplicity has amazing power, but it is truly a practice rather than a one time. Fix Without Kawhi efforts to simplify, Pare back and streamline them. Our lives grow more complex each day like computers, our brains only have a finite amount of processing power, and when we pay attention to something of rains, literally are paying giving away a chunk of their limited mental energy as Daniel. Levitin points out in his excellent book. The organized mind our brains churned through as much mental energy. Answering mindless facebook quizzes as they do preparing for important work. Presentation is up to us to focus our minds on the things that matter before you waste all our energy on the other stuff. Unfortunately our brain processors evolve to their modern capabilities. When we were still hunter gatherers in those days, we could expect to meet fewer than one thousand other people in our whole. And own may be a half dozen things. Obviously, that's a tiny fraction of what the average American faces now with the same hunter-gatherer hardware. Most of us can only be half present what we're doing because we're juggling and ever exploding in box shifting short notice work deadlines and children that have scheduled as busy as our own, so we forget where we put our keys are sunglasses. That book we were reading just the other day. We miss whole conversations in stories going on around us as we try to respond to texts, emails and social media posts, we missed deadlines and appointments and forget to return phone calls. There's no mental energy available for authentic connection in this kind of life yet. Many highly successful people with complicated lives do manage to remain mindful and present and connected by eliminating their responsibility for all those Monday. In details, Duffy the same thing for breakfast or lunch. have someone else manage their email and calendar and outsource to minutia of deceiving, so they can their mindful focus and attention for big important issues and dive deeply into them. By simplifying their lives Ter- able to be fully present in their thoughts, meetings, decisions and activities and achieve superior results from that attention. They're able to connect. Luckily you don't have to be a corporate executive to make life easier on your poor hunter gatherer brain. There are steps that everyone can take to simplify. Their existence increased space for connection here few to started. Number one get rid of things you don't use. pershing to essentials is enormously liberating bees. It eliminates the need to make a choice. You're never going to read all the magazines or newsletters. He subscribed to pick a small handful. You truly enjoy into the rest. Number to keep your choices simple. If you only have one type of jam up in the Fridge. Already know which one you're going to have. If you get rid of those closed born once in five years is easier to find the clothes you do want to put on. Number three develop rituals that you avoid making decisions. You always do something a certain way. You don't need to think about how you do it for example, make Tuesday, Taco, night or start every morning with a set of ups. Number. Four consolidate services as much as possible. The fewer web portals and invoices. You have to deal with the simpler your life becomes. Number five US one calendar system for all your appointments. Put everything in it, including downtime for yourself set reminders for your appointments and travel time instead of trying to rely on memory to plan ahead properly. We need to rely on external brains to make it through the day.

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No magic wand for business email compromise (BEC)

Risky Business

03:23 min | 6 d ago

No magic wand for business email compromise (BEC)

"Sadly, it's not possible just to waive some magic technology wand and Mike. Go Away is a complicated and diabolical problem but as a company with a specialty in email security per point is expected to at least help its customers and clients get on top of it now. Obviously, a lot of east stuff comes down to training and process and things like that right, so you can't just buy a product and it magically goes away, but there are things you can do as an email security provided to help right. So yeah in this conversation you'll hear us. Talk about about the problem and also about proof points approach in trying to minimize basie or try to make a dent in it. I'll drop you in here. Where Ryan is explaining that be scam is these days aren't necessarily trying to go fix giant paydays that can be clawed back right like there was that facebook one years ago with one stall. One hundred million people tend to notice, and you know they're not trying to do a million small payments, either it's really about hitting targets for just the right amount. He is Ryan Kalemba. It's really more about. About finding a sweet spot in between when it is too large to be easily transferable and too small to be economically meaningful, and what we're seeing now is a Q.. Twenty things like payroll, the version right payroll diversion. If you, if you add up the number of payroll diversion, social engineering attempts that we stop day, and just sort of multiply that by the average pay packet at millions and millions of dollars every day. But. It's those sorts of numbers that become really repeatable and really successful for the type of cybercriminals. We're talking about here. We're not talking about apex predators about something that is broadly democratized across the cyber criminal world, and is available to a huge number of groups operating worldwide. So what is the sweet spot in terms of monetary value? Right like where is the median level that you can do this and not set off fraud. Fraud controls. I guess you know. Let's do a step by step on how to do really good BC right. It is interesting because you have certain groups operating at scale where they really WANNA steal a few thousand at a time because they know that with a big company. That's just breakage, right? They're just GONNA call them at a minor loss and then move on. But that's it. There's a fair amount of them that are a little bit closer to the big game hunting trend to be ransomware side one. I, remember in particular was an organization, basically set up a very very convincing fake version of the contractor that was building a brand new hospital, and they spent months actually going back and forth before they knew a large payment was going to get moved, and then they knew actually how much time they'd have between the payment going through and somebody noticing the payment had not actually shown up yet and they social engineer. Engineer the payment to come across three weeks before the bill is actually do, and then they had three weeks to move that money in as many places as possible and none of that got recovered. So those are the ones and those kind of represent I think the two ends of the spectrum anyone who has as spectacularly unlucky or lucky as a as as what was the the Estonian Diner Lithuanian. They will also Indian guy that went after facebook and Google is probably on the wrong end of that spectrum, but that's just not happening that often lately.

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Should Social Media Companies Honor the First Amendment?

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

04:53 min | Last week

Should Social Media Companies Honor the First Amendment?

"Hi everybody I'm John Van and moderator intelligence squared US debates and in this episode. We're going to be revisiting a debate on a topic. That's been in your headlines quite a bit recently. We're going to be looking at how social media platforms should be deciding what content you can or cannot post online. We're seeing twitter and facebook taking decidedly different approaches to this question. Twitter recently flagged a tweet from President trump where he said that mail-in ballots would be enabling voter fraud. The president responded to being flagged with a brand new executive order that would strip social media companies of their protections from liability for anything that users post. FACEBOOK is a different story. FACEBOOK has maintained that with the exception of some specific dangers. Free speech must be respected Mark Zuckerberg said we should enable as much expression as possible that said facebook has taken down some of trump's campaign ads that featured a Nazi symbol and has allowed users to opt out of political ads. Well with all of this going on, what does it mean for the future of your news feed and Where should social media companies draw the line on possibly false or offensive or hateful user content? Two thousand, nineteen, we brought four very strong debaters to the stage to argue those questions. We had a debate, so let's hear it. Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech, so says the US Constitution, but what about facebook or twitter or any social media platform, those companies face no constraints on setting limits on what people can say platforms. It is after all their ballgame. They own the space, but should they be limiting speech when it is so offensive, sometimes and morally threatening that a crosses the line into what we call. Hey, speech same for information that is false pretending to be true. What some call fake news would doing so turn these companies into censorship? Where tree expression is put at serious risk, or perhaps should these same companies take a page from the First Amendment and encourage speech to run as far as it wants to? Well, we all this has the makings of a debate, so let's have it. Yes, or no to this statement. Constitutional free speech principles can save social media companies from themselves. John Donvan is Stan between two teams of two experts in this. This topic who will argue for and against this resolution as always our debate will go in three rounds, and then our audience here at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia will choose the winner, and if all goes well, civil discourse will also win our resolution one more time. Constitutional free speech principles can save social media companies from themselves. Let's meet the team arguing for the resolution, please I welcome David French. David welcome to intelligence squared. You are a senior writer for the National Review Your Attorney. Sometimes you say you're recovering attorney, your free speech advocate. You're a veteran of operation. Iraqi Freedom you have a New York Times bestselling book out and another one called the great American divorce coming out this year after year long career in law and your love the first. Amendment, the fact that we are at the National Constitution Center a shrine to the Constitution does being here. Give you chills. Debate gives me chills because it reminds me of two dates. Seventeen, eighty-nine, nine, the date, the constitution was ratified in seventeen, ninety eight, the date that the founding generation passed the alien and sedition acts indicating that debates about free speech have been alive as long as our Constitution has been a lie and are still with us as we're going to be debating tonight listening again David French. and. You have a partner arguing this with you. Please welcome losing in Korean mcsherry. Thanks so much for joining us I Q to You are the legal director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Is a nonprofit that defends civil liberties in the Digital World Karen. You have said that some of your favorite cases involved defending political expression. Do you have a particular? Can share. It's hard to choose so I'll just tell you about a recent case. That was particularly fun. And that involves a situation where a group of activists took to the streets of Washington DC and Philadelphia and New York, handing out spoof copies of the Washington Post in which the headline announced that trump had last resigned. It was lots of fun. They got lots of attention to Washington. Post also paid attention and was not happy, so they received illegal threat. They called us. We intervened, and we explained to the Washington Post what they should already know. Which is that? That spoof was protected by the First Amendment. Wash depot should know that they realized it. They backed down. We called it a win.

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Social Justice

Nonprofit Everything

05:43 min | Last week

Social Justice

"Should our nonprofit take a stand on social justice issues. If we think it might alienate some donors. Oh topical questions Mad We can tell what's on people's minds and I'm glad that this is on people's minds because it's a really important question. I have an opinion and if you're gonNA guess what my opinion is, which is. Absolutely. So so there's tons of research, and and before we get too far. This is ab absolutely. Bring in a guest expert because this is the kind of lead to. This is the kind of thing where people who know way more about this than we do. But, but there's there's a ton of research out there and people in the nonprofit sector, probably more likely to believe it than people in the corporate sector are that. When you take a stand on social issues, you bring the people that are interested in what you've got to say much closer to you and the people that were never interested in you to begin with are not going to have their minds changed by you taking a stand on a particular social issue. I can talk about my time at three. Square I think I've probably told this story on the podcast before to. We got a handwritten note. A check for I think twenty five dollars on it and the handwritten note said. Here's twenty five dollars. I would like you to use this money to feed American citizens only. Hell I remember that we talked about. It's been two years. We talked about like that right, and and we had no hesitation at the food bank like I. You know I looked at it. I knew what I wanted to do I brought it to the executive or the CEO. I said Hey. This is what we got. This is what I WANNA do. And the blessing was absolutely. That's what you should ride. There was not even any discussion internally about. Let's not hurt her feelings, so we drafted a letter, which said that much your donation. However, we cannot restrict donations specifically to people who are American citizens, and that's it and we returned it back to her with that little note. There's a one hundred percent chance. She never gave another donation to the food bank again, but that was twenty five bucks right, so it was absolutely wasn't a really hard. We weren't selling our morals for a significantly amount at large amount of money was just a very well. And you and I both know that amount of money shouldn't matter. I know within a matter, but like we don't know this reader talks about alienating some or this. You know this person says they're alienating some donors. We don't know what size donors were talking about, but I still. That doesn't make a difference in my opinion. I just think. I would I would say my push pushback to that would be that. What donors are you alienating by? Not taking a stand because there's been a whole I I've been following all these sort of private facebook groups that have nonprofit professionals in groups with you know nonprofit executive directors all over the country that are talking about this and I would say if I were just roughly speaking. Ninety percent of people right now are putting out some statement because a it's so intertwined in every mission out their rates. Social Justice issues are at the core of those I think the key is making sure that it is. Not done in a sloppy manner or a an obligatory manner I. I don't know about you. Andy, but I've seen so many statements that come out that feel like people are doing it to check the box. Instead of actually it's core values. It's the way they work and I. Think People can see through that so I do think you have to be careful about that as an organization, so, but it comes back to your fundamental values. Your mission your how you? who you serve a to me, it feels it just feels like a even if it's a donor on the line like what about the donors who are waiting to see what you say? I think you gotta look at it from both lenses absolutely I mean and you have you make a good point about like especially right now. There's a lot of every corporate PR. Department has put out some sort of statement it says either black lives, matter or something close enough to that that they don't feel like they're actually going to put their foot in anything. They don't mean to put their foot in and and you can tell just by the way they're written whether or not they mean. Whether or not, it's like. I. Read Someplace recently that that saying we need to do better is about the same as hopes and prayers for gun violence like it, it just something that comes out of your mouth, and it means you have absolutely no intention of doing something about it. So when we talk about know in the nonprofit sector. Your your integrity is all you have, and you realize that your people are going to give to you because believe in your mission one hundred percent of the time and some of the other things, so there's there's other studies that are just recent. That are so interesting because they're tangential to this, not the same thing, but it's like if if you find out that there's a charity for that serves cats in a charity. This serves dogs and you're a dog person. You've always been a dog person. You give the dog person charity, and then you read a study or read something in the newspaper that says. The dog charity is. Seventy five percent effective and the cat charities ninety five percent effective. It doesn't matter your dog person. You're still giving to the dog charity, which means that the purpose that caused the reason that you're a nonprofit is always going to be much more important than the individual activities that you undertake and provided. You're not terrible now that you're not coming down on the wrong side of this thing. And if you if you do come down the wrong side of it out, you get what you deserve oh you do.

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Online Activists Raise $5 Million to Create New MLK Jr. Quote

The Topical

00:57 sec | 3 weeks ago

Online Activists Raise $5 Million to Create New MLK Jr. Quote

"Kohl's for racial justice have echoed through our cities and on social media in the past week, says more protesters across the country demand change, but for white allies like myself he can sometimes be difficult to know how exactly we can bring about equality in these troubling times, luckily one online organization is doing their part to bring awareness to the cause raising over five million dollars soul in an effort to create a brand new Martin Luther King. Quote for more. I'm joined by OPR's Marcy Hammons. Mercy? This just seems like a wonderful campaign. What can you tell us about the good Samaritans behind this project? Well, it all started with the facebook group. White lives for black lives and activism page run by Read Bailey who like so many others says she felt hurt and confused on how to best show. She was an ally, so she decided to use her social platform for good. We just wanted to do something big to show. We want change. Change and we felt like pushing the same old Martin Luther King quotes just wasn't enough

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"facebook" Discussed on Gadget Lab Podcast

Gadget Lab Podcast

11:32 min | 4 months ago

"facebook" Discussed on Gadget Lab Podcast

"Hear that a lot from our colleagues at wired they remember like with great detail the last time they were on the show such as when Brian Barrett comes back on. He's like it's been seventeen months since I was on the show through. This is that we always want to have our colleagues on the show and we're so happy that you're here and when was the last time you are on the show by the way the late fifties were very very early to podcasting? We were doing podcasts. Back when some people weren't even listening to terrestrial Radio Okay Stephen. Let's get right to it. You were here because you wrote a book. It's called facebook the inside story. I have it right here in front of me folks. This is a tome. I don't know if you just heard that thud on the table. But this is like you could lift weights with this thing You spent years on this book. Stephen and you had a fair amount of access to people like Mark Zuckerberg and other executives like Sheryl Sandberg in the process. It's a fantastic book. What compelled you to start writing? This book did so. I can't even pinpoint the date. It was August twenty seventh two thousand fifteen when Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his feed. We put up story up saying a billion people had been on facebook the day before. And this wasn't how many people signed up for the services like a billion people in twenty four hours had been on facebook and I thought about that. Had that ever happened before like the World Cup gets a billion people but that's not an interactive network. Where someone could post something in theory you can get to everybody and old people's individual networks were intertwined there so I know that his ambitions were huge and facebook was doing very well but the reality of it made me think while this is something new how I tell the story. I've got to tell the story. This is my story and to tell who did it how they did it. And what it means and you had written a book about Google previously. Talk a little bit about that experience and how it compared to your writing of the facebook story. My previous book was called in the plex was about Google and the process was similar in that I went to them and said I want to write a book. give me access to your people. you don't get to say anything about the contents you'll see it when it's done and I thought it would be pretty much a similar process. I would write this. Try to put together a narrative of the the story of Google where people will be able to understand Google after they read the book and the story. You know almost like a novel would have a climaxing. We'd have tension and attention in this store or the Google story was it's experienced China where it went through this moral dilemma And I thought this'll be pulling similar and facebook. Maybe THEIR MORAL DILEMMA. Might be this Program they had Internet Dot Org. Were they spread around the world and did something was kind of unfair competitors where they would give away free data if you use facebook and if you were competing with facebook People would pay for your data so you facebook would basically get a head start all over the world as it turned out Internet dot org was the least of facebook. Doing the course of this book because It's actually a year from me to start researching after that post because I had to convince facebook to do it and get my affairs in order and The first thing I did was I went to Africa with Mark Zuckerberg to Nigeria He was treated like a hero. I later realized this was peak. Facebook things were going so great. Everyone love Mark Zuckerberg Though facebook how does issues was still pretty popular and then the election came in November. Two Thousand Sixteen and the BIT flips. Everything changed and for the next three years and to the current day but when I was doing the book Facebook was in hot water. Deservedly so so. The book really became an exercise in to saying. Here's what happened to facebook and I'm going back in the past that. Tell you how this happened. What went wrong and why it went wrong. down to pinpointing individual incidents where facebook went down the path perdition. Well you actually go all the way back in the book which I really appreciated because by getting into you know where facebook came from and how it was created in the environment in which has created gives us a lot of context about why the product was so important to people so illustrate pretty clearly in the book that the the idea of building a social network was not a new idea. There were things that came before Like six degrees and Runs through in my space and things that people were actually engaging in You know it was during the period when friend was moving from a noun to verb Right so all those other social networks fizzled. None of them took off. What was it in particular about facebook that allowed it to not only thrive but to completely dominate. I think that the roots of it really were facebook and I did not try to connect everyone in the world. It was a college network and it was something that Mark Zuckerberg in particular wanted to see happen. You know the most successful products are often things. The people build for themselves so he was a college student. He understood the way college students interact with each other and he was building project after project in his sophomore year. Not going to classes much and a lot of them had to do with providing utility for the college experience one of his earlier programs was something the web. When you looked at a class. You'll be able to see what friends of yours had signed up for the class so you could hang out with them. The class steeler notes other kinds of stuff and For the facebook which is what it was called when it was launched in February. Two Thousand Four. It was a way that people can learn more about each other and maybe find other people in their college community or they wanted to get to know better and find out what was up with them. So if your friend had a bunch of other friends that you wanted to get in touch with learn more about them you could use that because he was able to fix the dials and be really effective in building. This initial network. He had a head start. I believe in making a product that people would want to use when he extended it out to the world at large so I think the idea that it was constrained At first led to its success and being unconstrained and unleashed upon the world. Later on I have always argued that the like button is the most important instrument in facebook's journey. I'm glad you serve because I devoted quite a lot of space to the you really did So I WANNA talk about it a little bit but I i. I want you to tell the story of how it came to be because it didn't appear it sort of stumbled into existence right The like button started when A couple of Facebook's engineers wanted a more expressive way too quickly comment on a post Instead of saying Reading a whole comment you know you go in one little flick whether you approve of it or not and Facebook I didn't like this idea of Berg. Didn't like this idea because he felt that. If you had the ability to respond to something with one click. You wouldn't make a comment so various people have taken over the project and tried to push it I'd be different names at first. Then they finally settled on like and It wasn't until they were able to run an experiment. Prove that when you release the like button and you know they did it. In a couple of countries Comments would actually go up because it was a good signal. The Post should be circulated more gave it a higher ranking and people's newsfeed but I think the real significance came when they spread the like button out through pass facebook's boundaries onto the web they got millions and millions of people with websites and businesses to put the like button on their pages and that gave facebook. This data of WHO's doing what and you know On the web and basically facebook became throughout the world and that really was a signal to facebook that their business model eventually will be built around that data. So I really think that was the start of the big data cascade. That would come to signify what facebook was in a business sense and And also in a sense where they got into some trouble later on the interesting to think about algorithms now. The word algorithms become such a part of our vernacular to the point where people kind of hand wave at it or some people joke about not really knowing what it means. But it's this idea that all these data signals are creating these algorithms that inform the things that we see and experience on the Internet and this is really one of the earliest like most consumer-friendly versions of those signals just constantly telling facebook. Who what you're into and how. That's that's ultimately going to impact your experience on the web and is also going to tell a lot about yourself so I talk about. How a researcher not at facebook outside of facebook determined that With think fifteen likes if you see someone likes for fifteen likes. You'll know as much about him as you know someone you know casually and thirty like she'll know him as much as no one of your real friends With a hundred likes you'll know really as much as you know someone really well one hundred likes. You'll be parallel with that and with three hundred lakes. Facebook will know as much about you as you know your spouse. This is the personality test guys rates. Stillman Kaczynski Yeah exactly. You're up to it. Yeah so David. Still Stillman and Michael Kaczynski was the well you know. Oh yeah right still well. Well yes it's still And Michael Kaczynski were these researchers at Cambridge University which turns out to be a center for A lot of activity around this because They're colleague a guy named Alexander. Kogan was the person who got Cambridge Analytica involved in whole story And it was you know. He tried to bring in cousins Kaczynski and still well into his project and They didn't like it in part because came genetic wasn't GonNa pay them enough money and Kozinski later turned out. This hasn't been reported before To the person who dropped the dime on the whole project and I told The Guardian that this thing was going on while another massively important development and facebook's history was news feed in the book you talk about how one of your earliest meetings Suck Coburg. If not the first meeting you had with him he he was noodling. This this was like in the works but they did not mention it to you know now well. He hardly mentioned anything on first reading. I met him in two thousand six entrepreneur Ya. I thought I was reading a story about what was called Web. Two O at the time where user generated content was starting to appear on the web and heard about. This company was really successful in the college market The companies that we were focusing on in this Newsweek story. Where my space youtube and flicker But you know I thought it would be good to talk to him and get a couple of quotes From him and I arranged the meet him..

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"facebook" Discussed on The Information's 411

The Information's 411

01:38 min | 5 months ago

"facebook" Discussed on The Information's 411

"Friday everybody information's one at your weekly look at the stories that the information published and other things in the news that we feel fit to comment on my name. Is Tom Dotan. I am one of the reporters at the information this week. We have two segments first off. I'm talking to turn out in DC. Chris wrote a story about facebook. And its relationship with Publicans Democrats like to call the Republic Rats. Not just just Joshua folks But over the last few years Republicans have emerged somewhat surprisingly to be before closer allies to facebook than the Democrats have love I say surprising because there's a very strong bond historically between The Obama Administration and Democrats overall and facebook and and that has frayed significantly since trump has been elected. And now we're at a place where you're seeing Democratic presidential candidates speaking out openly against facebook talking about regulating it breaking it up all the sort and Republicans. They're a bit mixed but definitely are much more on the side of protecting facebook for interesting self interested interested reasons. Then I'm talking to Kevin McLaughlin about Ginny Rometty. CEO IBM who earlier this week IBM announced she was stepping down. So Kevin and I have a look back at the genie ready era at. IBM The things that worked things. That didn't a lot more talked about Watson cloud computing and also what the company looks. It's like going forward. So that's that's the episode. It's a good one. Nothing applies. So let's just get on over to my talk with Chris.

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"facebook" Discussed on Murder Minute

Murder Minute

03:43 min | 5 months ago

"facebook" Discussed on Murder Minute

"Percent of mountain city. And this girl now I do know in passing but she is a good girl girl and was brought up right. You can tell everything is you're welcome and hello and thank you. And she is just a sweet girl. I will be praying for a a message directed at Billie Jean said. Fuck you and bill and your fucking so-called little baby fuck them. I hope they di Di di throughout a six day trial. The prosecution made the case. That general friend did everyone. She bullied including the murder victims on facebook and then accused them all of harassing and stalking her and that she and Barbara pushed. Daniel's father and boyfriend to kill when Christie groover hoover another daughter of Barbara and buddy took the stand. She testified that she did not have a good relationship with her family especially her mom she also said said while she tried to maintain a good relationship with general. Her sister made that difficult to now has trouble differentiating between jokes and reality. She said giving the example of a time now claimed she had untreatable cancer. Janelle had been coddled by their parents. Her entire life's at Christie and and she knew how to manipulate them. The defense tried to show that nells Bo Jamie could have type the emails in question. A neuropsychologist colleges testified that generic functions intellectually at a fourth grade level so how could should be competent enough to hack computers or know what she was typing in the end both journal and Barbara were found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. Additionally Barbara was found guilty of tampering with evidence for tearing photos of the murder victims in front of police both women continued to deny any involvement in the murders after the verdict was read loved. Guan's of Billy Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth hugged and cried. It was like tons lifted off of me Beverly Garland. Billy's mom told Johnson cities W J H al TV it was just like you're sitting there on pins and needles but finally justice for Billy and Billy Jean. It's just like we can breathe now cat. Fishing doesn't usually lead to the slaying of innocent people but it does bring harm to countless people. An estimated the eighty three million facebook accounts are fake and nearly thirty percent of people have been harassed or made to feel uncomfortable by people assuming false identities experts cite boredom loneliness and revenge as common reasons and like many catfish have a history of compulsive lying and low self self esteem for the families of Billy Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth. These issues go far beyond statistics. They are life or death. Breath matters that stole their beloved kin. Billie Jean is remembered for her love of the outdoors. A good bargain and spending time with little tyler. Dr Billy was an avid coin. Collector who shared genes penchant for flea. Markets both attended church and cherish to their families the year following their murders in obituary for billy's father Pablo ran into local paper. It said he died of a broken heart and this has been murder minute for true crime anytime. Download the murder minute APP or follow us on Instagram at murder minute..

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"facebook" Discussed on Murder Minute

Murder Minute

09:46 min | 5 months ago

"facebook" Discussed on Murder Minute

"City with her family. Seven years prior and her take on the area makes the friendly hometown. Welcome sign seem like a farce people. Here do not like outsiders. She told twenty twenty twenty and two thousand fifteen chronic health problems including type one diabetes and anxiety issues led her to spend most of her time at home with restrict parents. And although like billy she was in her early thirties emotionally. She seemed a lot younger. Her facebook profile was full of photos of puppies and hearts with a bio that read. I'm a very sweet caring person for denial. Social Media. Media was more than an occasional pastime. facebook allowed her to feel connected to people outside of her family. She was even known to try to hug. Acquaintances insist strangers who were taken aback by gesture. Shortly after they would discover that she had sent them a facebook friend request when journals. Dad known known as buddy mentioned yet another one of these instances to a sheriff in passing the deputy suggested he do away with computer. But that computer buddy buddy said was all his daughter had in two thousand nine. How finally began making in real life friends with some of the locals including billy? Billy that may have been the beginning of her obsession with Billy Attorney Brooks told the sun he included her in social occasions like going rock climbing coming just hanging out to someone like do now. who leads such a boring sheltered life? That must've seemed like something special. Pharmacy Clark Tracey Tracy. Greenwell befriended do now too. She and her friends felt sorry for now. She said given how sheltered and six she often was tracy he introduced to. Now to billy's cousin. Jamie heard a romance blossomed which generic kept secret from her parents. But many have speculated that genetic also also had a crush on billy the next year when billy started dating Billie Jean. Jean Auel accused the Free Group of cyber bullying an unfriendly her on facebook. She told her parents that they bombarded her. With threats of violence bothered her with prank phone calls and drove past their home just to frighten her as for why they turned on her donell stated that she was simply too pretty Billie Billie Jean and their friends insisted at the opposite had been happening that donell was harassing them. The day after the murders Janelle her parents denied knowing anything about what happened. Denounce Boyfriend Jamie said. He was clueless to at the police station. After failing a lie detector test he asked investigators episode question. Shen is the here. Why in the world would this have anything to do? With this case footage from the police interview shows Jamie slumped into a black office chair and the Deputies Office. He's wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses. Even though it was after ten pm him and he just looks uncomfortable. And one point A. W. Leans towards him and says I'll tell you what's going to make you feel better when you tell us the truth. He then asked Jamie flat out who shot him he did he who buddy. Yes Jamie had just accused Gino's father a former marine who is getting up in years and relied on an oxygen tank to breathe normally. He then agrees to help. Detectives catch the man. He Calls Buddy with a recorder running and says to him while they're pointing fingers. He got rid of everything that was from bills. Didn't you yes buddy confirms. He had which was enough for officers to arrest the man in the middle of the night given buddies reputation for being gun loving and gun toting. Police took extra precautions when they approached the home. Good thing they did because as the approached but he reached behind his back for gun they were able to arrest him though and questioned him at length a cold blooded killer or protector of your family in officer prompted him. Which one are you? I'm a protector of my family to start with you replied but I did not do this. Then the detective told Buddy he knew he was sick and tired of people attacking and harassing his daughter. This approach sympathizing with the man started working but he spoke of threats on his life and his wife's since the bullying started visibly shaken and fighting tears. He added when you hear are people plotting to catch your daughter in a restroom and murder her. They want to rape her because she's a virgin. Several hours into the questioning body was full on crying. One of the officers asked whether his wife Barbara and Nell knew what he had done. No no he replied. That wasn't exactly a confession but it was close. So the officers. Let him call Barbara. Once she answered Buddy said before you find out from somebody else I want you to know I was involved in it. I did it some of it later in an interview with ABC ABC News Barbara detailed issues. She had with that confession. He was without oxygen and pressed for hours. She said which could have led him to make false statements. He didn't mean when investigators searched the potter home. They found an estimated sixty firearms as well as knives placed throughout the rooms but he even had an ammunition belt hanging over his oxygen tank in the living room. They found images of billy and and Billie Jean photos that had been posted on facebook on one. The Word Bitch was written not only that but the photos all appear appear to have been ripped in half like those stalking victim in a lifetime. Movie detective sees a range of items from the house including the photos does a computer and buddies truck which held garbage bags full of shredded documents. One of the investigators took on the tedious task of taping. Those shreds of paper back together forming over one hundred pages of emails between Barbara. And someone called Chris. WHO warned that billy and Billie Jean had been plotting to kill their daughter and this Chris Person He supposedly worked for the CIA based on the IP address? Those e mails didn't come from faraway office but from the Potter's home computer. The stomping ground of most of genetic interactions had the seemingly naive woman with limited social skills catfish her own parents like many catfish ploys. The email conversations station started out. Pretty Benign. Chris I emailed Barbara around the time. Billy and Billy Jean announced their engagement claiming to be an old friend of canals. Who wanted to look out for her? Gradually the messages grew so frequent. That Barbara forged a friendship with a persona. They share the details about their daily lives and families Barbara even started calling him son and signing her mom as the tension between Billy Lee. And Billy Jean heightened. Chris claimed that Billy dealt drugs and that Billie Jean and her friends were quote. No good horse. He claims if they wanted to rape now because she was a virgin and cut off her head and that they had to be stopped at all costs in one of her responses responses Barbara Roach. We've had enough. No one wants to kill anyone but we will journal cell phone records revealed more telling information mation not only did. She seem aware of her father. And boyfriends plans to kill billy and Billy Jean but she stood by while it happened acting as a go-between go between for the men around four. Am on the day of the murders. She texted Jamie yes. He's leaving now. I can hear the car then. I love you text expert ace APP when you get back shortly. After the young parents met their brutal deaths in August two thousand thirteen and police arrested John and Barbara. A few months later body was found guilty of the murders and given two life sentences for testifying vying against him. Jamie received a lesser sentence of twenty five years in prison. Prosecutors next task was more difficult convicting the mother and daughter of first degree murder even though they weren't present at the scene states arguments hinged on email records and Chris's identity their investigation instigation led to a police officer named Chris who had gone to school with Gino. The man had only vague memories of her but he obviously made an impact she even stole stole his facebook profile photo to pair with the CIA persona. In addition to those damning e mails investigators. Found Post Journal seemed to have written written under pseudonyms on an online forum called topics many were shared by the state at the trial. Including these excerpts. I know Billie Jean. That bitch has lived with more guys and had sex with eighty.

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"facebook" Discussed on Stuff They Don't Want You To Know Audio

Stuff They Don't Want You To Know Audio

01:46 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Stuff They Don't Want You To Know Audio

"But in when he thirteen facebook said it discovered and fixed a quote unquote bug the bug was that when a user downloaded their facebook file which you can still do today and i'll give you all the information they say they have on you it will give you all the earliest the information you're allowed to see they have on you all your likes comments etc your messages the thing was that in two thousand thirteen this quote unquote bug included not just people's visible contact information for their friends but also their friends shadow contact information so they were seen stuff that they weren't supposed to see in the problem with the bug for facebook was not that all of this stuff was lumped together it was that it had shown people that it existed so the extent of the connections that it built around every user was supposed to only be visible to facebook yeah and they they admit that this is the in their phrase it's getting information from a friend or someone you know or mike no but what does that mean that means anyone at any point who might have somehow labeled your phone number your email or even your physical trying not to curse your even your physical address will be added to that that agglomeration vin formation that is you so whether it's the pigglywiggly hot mattie whether it's a an old email address from college that a friend of yours has you know and it's like it's like.

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"facebook" Discussed on Tear Down Show

Tear Down Show

01:51 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Tear Down Show

"One of my disappointments with wine is that it is not wi fi connected one of the reasons i stopped drinking wine was the lack of wifi connectivity of my wine bottle yes i prefer my wind bluetooth connected no because it's only short range and unless it's got the bluetooth connection to the internet then i guess that's okay so i'm a guy who likes obviously connected bronx tests like products like this give everything a bad name i it's a product that you kinda just look and this isn't gonna make it and there's so many reasons why and so there's really there's really no reason why this company would would make it i mean so it's not surprising so i'm just i just wish companies like this one happened because it gives everyone a bad name in the space so that's all i have to say about it kuby fertile facebook i wanna know have you contemplated closing down your facebook page icon played it but i haven't how far did that complicate contemplation gone giving it some thought i just can't because i have companies that i probably i don't wanna shut it down because i want the company pages so you need it for business purposes you need to maintain your page all right so that's a very logical reason to maintain your page now have you seen a lot of your friends make big announcements about them getting off a facebook couple and how long do you think that's going to last.

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"facebook" Discussed on Talking Politics

Talking Politics

01:38 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Talking Politics

"Is that the experimental everything so there is nothing in human behavior that facebook does not think is appropriate subject full experimentation manipulation what was this ways of looking at facebook by the way is to go into it not as user but as a potential appetizer and when you do that you see different face the offer encounter a beautifully designed at automated system which is designed entirely to help you target your message at groups of people and it's absolutely magical it's a wonderful piece of software design once you get into it you begin to realize how we got here because among other things the software will make helpful suggestions but other audiences you might not have thought and that that was back a long way but it but essentially you never look at facebook the same way again if you've been in advertiser potential advertiser one of the problems that academic institutions have in exploring this of course you get ethical considerations quite popularizing really quickly i mean for example academics could do testing to see how leather say anti semitic messages managed to get targeted but you can get that passed an ethics board but it does happen and that's the real revelation about this stuff so do you think we take the second half of the scandal outrage at the moment which is this much of influence these two elections trump and now the stories about brexit to with breakfast moved onto this other firm.

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"facebook" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast

01:54 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

"Yeah i think that's a very good point about doing something to make change but i would say that equally yukon late we won't get rid of facebook facebook if you look at it and look at it beyond this bigger context of facebook the web site book the family of companies all the group of companies whatever they call it which is facebook facebook messenger instagram watts up i forgotten something almost all of those have at least a billion users there's obviously a lot of crossover facebook touch is different parts of every well i would say everybody's life but a lot of people's lives people facebook is the internet in places as much as we as much as we've said there is it's been cases where it's been i upon people there are communities that live and survive and actually do most of their communication and social of facebook and they consume their news and they consume their friends photos and events and everything for facebook so i didn't think is going anywhere no i'd like to start a movement this moment on facebook no no the final point that everyone join me in the mass migration from facebook to the matt hancock cap yes now is the time people that we set up a new network built around the majesty of matt hancock so it encourage you all to join me there and continue light your life on the mat hanko cap yeah okay that's it for cambridge we'll no doubt be back on this as the news continues to get going going going but we will very quickly to quickly finish up on a story that we published this week about the clean meat industry now this isn't just a very well washed chicken is it this is something early she can here what is this so so clean meats basically the concept i wonder if you know i think i love you be quite familiar with this idea is.

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"facebook" Discussed on Exponent

Exponent

01:54 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Exponent

"I was about to say something is version version three of the garbage truck sorry are they have all this them all this excess data like pictures of my dog that i post on a would she's not being terrible so they'll all this excess data and they traded to other data and are they giving away their data sir but think about it if there are trading with yelp for example right what does yelp end up having yelp ends up having local restaurant data and facebook data and then facing with his trip advisor and they have traveled data and they have facebook data so so those companies are in better shape they have much more of the users for more personalized experiences all those sorts of things but whereas facebook facebook now has personal data plus restaurant data plus travel data they get all of it and you think of i'm being the center of this data exchange where all these other companies get facebook data and they get all those other company's data the net result is facebook has all the data this is where i started to sink back to facebook around this time and it's very much the case that everybody it's an example of a company that from a strategic perspective for example the way they dealt with instagram and what's up like they strategically quite taught but it is not always been the case that they have been managed that way and i started to think back to the time when this was instituted and this is very much facebook one point zero this is the same company that almost miss mobile because it was playing around doing a whole bunch of other stuff and the other stuff that they were playing around with was instead of focusing on that shift to mobile they were playing around trying to be a platform and this is where i started to think about like why would they do this like if you're sitting on the most valuable advertising business in the world and the critical component of that advertising business is the data that you have on uses why on earth would you give away the data and it.

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"facebook" Discussed on Exponent

Exponent

01:55 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Exponent

"What is it was interesting but let's get to the point we are not talking about massage about may's book which we talked about one or two times previously on this program talked about a lot of the issues that have come to the forefront this week but what was so interesting about sort of dividing take very sort of self cystic lens to this you know i was i was almost it was it was this whole thing's been very weird so just as everyone knows facebook cameras is alleged to have data from facebook that they acquired in violation the facebook terms of service and their and facebook knew about this a while ago they said delete the state are the like we did and then apparently they didn't and facebook now wants to you know there's there's been a big brouhaha to say the least probably the one of the biggest brewers running facebook that we've seen about the state and what's so kind of weird about it is is there's no there's no new news here there's nothing there's nothing i mean i guess cambridge acquired it in the way they did and allegedly didn't delete it is is something but even that is not very surprising when she back up and understand the circumstances of this case it's kind of crazy i feel like they've been folks and myself included kind of frustrated at the way that facebook was treating this dada for so long and we're coming at it threes lleida and all of a sudden as a result of the context it suddenly snapped into focus and it's become it's just it's gone straight into the guy and i guess it just goes to show that how much the context of i mean this is something that i think is consistent with something that you and i have both talked about which is the important of narratives and i think the idea of the data leaking in the absence of the narrative probably didn't upset people so much as.

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"facebook" Discussed on Slate's Political Gabfest

Slate's Political Gabfest

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Slate's Political Gabfest

"Right and so i mean we're the product here and but also they've always been claiming that they were this bridge between us and the marketers right that they they had our data but they wouldn't give our data to the advertisers into third parties they would target you kind of keep your data in this very safely and and what we found here is they actually they had this program up until two thousand fourteen where they would let app developers plug into facebook's data and and get information about you if you sign up for the app but also all of your friends and didn't sign up for anything did i the part that really gives me pause about this particular iteration of data brining i mean we could all be on facebook is i sent up some stupid personality app and then like all your data goes to this company which is insane we had the spectacle so mark zuckerberg has been holed up in a tastefully tastefully decorated bunker but he emerged to say that facebook was going to take they're going to do regrets the mistakes and they're going to really take measures that are going to be better they've out it'd be better which is perhaps the thirty fourth time in two years if facebook has come out and said oh we're totally changing we're taking it to heart why should we take this one seriously oh i mean i think a better question is are we going to be different this time because we've always all those thirty four other times i mean the reason facebook's keeps doing it is because from the very start the cycle goes like this there's some huge thing they push beyond where they know their users are comfortable with everyone is outrageous because facebook is like an outrage machine so you know everyone it's easy to get outraged on facebook and then he puts out a post that's like we're sorry we're like really taking start the first one was we hear you calm down breathe that was like they said that yes yeah i remember that was over like their introduction of news feed right.

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"facebook" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

02:10 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

"Or first amendment issues no i don't think we are i think you know for this particular issue fortunately the federal trade commission actually got a consent decree against facebook in twenty eleven that specified certain things they were not supposed to do they were not supposed to make misrepresentations about privacy or security they were supposed to require obtain affirmative express consent from their users for a lot of data uses and i think that as we further investigate this we may see serious fines finally for a company that you i think has managed to avoid regulation in for far too long sell some of our listeners are reacting really struggling with what they should do and how a facebook affects their lives andy on twitter rights is it definitely feels inescapable of been wanting to quit for years because of how invasive it is but it's also become essential to stay connected with friends and family especially since moving halfway across the country mike wrote on our website facebook is not a part of the infrastructure you can exist on the internet without ever needing facebook frank what do you think what do you think people ought to do to be able to stay engage in used social media for the great tool that it is but also protect themselves well i think there are better and worse forms of social media so for example no i used to be on facebook a great deal of time i still am on it but say i've moved more to instagram you know or things like that it's like if you can maybe find forms of social media where maybe there is not so much of a threat potential i think we've seen a lot of the threats of facebook so being criticized throughout this hour but i think ultimately though this is a regulatory matter i've heard both emily and ben talk about the need for regulation i completely agree because the problem is that even if your facebook facebook maybe on you in the sense that they have shadow profiles so this is a bit like the equifax situation right nobody can choose not to be have a file with equifax so we have to regulate them and i think the same thing is going on here is on the line from providence rhode island.

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"facebook" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

"Third party applications to get this data from people's friends without their consent millions of people's information was harvested by third parties to which we do not know their names or how it's used so though though this isn't going on any more that in for information is out there and i would think would be safe to assume that people are using it in all sorts of ways that we don't understand so for those of us who are not tech savvy what should we be concerned about or what should we be doing now to protect ourselves ben well there are a number of things that one can do modifying the privacy settings on facebook but ultimately it's important to keep in mind that a company like facebook has every incentive to bury those settings to make them difficult to understand and it will never give you the option to opt out of its business model right it can only make tweaks around the edges so i think the most important thing that people who are concerned about this could do is to contact their representatives to actually build some political momentum around this issue because this ultimately needs to be a regulatory solution yeah and i just add you know the business model of facebook people have known that it was kind of gross in the way that it would target ads to you and we were grossed out by seeing micro targeted ads that new let's say that i have a son and that he is going to be three soon and we're gonna have a birthday party and all the ads are about that and people found that disquieting but i think what may impel people to actually contact the representatives now is realizing that the exact same mechanisms that allow people to serve us those ads are the mechanisms that allowed russian propagandists and companies like cambridge analytic to actually influence the democratic processes in nations and those are two very different the stakes are much higher in one of those scenarios but it's the exact same technology and the basis of which is facebook's.

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"facebook" Discussed on Slate's If Then

Slate's If Then

02:32 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Slate's If Then

"Um it in the newsfeed it made me think much more about the question of of happiness of satisfaction of mental health than it did about news about fake news about propaganda about hate speech i tend to think that facebook has the people at facebook have tended to ignore or downgrade the rather obvious influence that the medium has had on our public sphere you know they're they're they're not comfortable with the fact that human beings perform politics on facebook they would rather we did less of that they they're not comfortable with the fact that they don't seem to have an answer because the problem is no answer to promoting uh work from a set of responsible publications and downgrading work that comes from publications that you or i or people who you know read slate subscribe to sleep i guess would think of as response of right they they don't want to be in that editorial role it makes them feel really really uncomfortable really weird but they love the abstract they love talking about meaningful social interactions the problem is the word meaningful is meaningless so so just sent a threat to track a little bit i mean of course second order fair a democracy to properly function people have to have access said good information so that they can vote meaningfully as meaning that word is and you know that's why we have laws about media ownership in and you know dominance and things like that when it comes to how we get information and and facebook has largely evaded a lot of those regulations because they're not traditional right there is a social platform one thing that they came up for me though in what you're saying is that facebook i think it's really resident for me that the think of facebook as a place it doesn't want to encourage political communication because i look at how many activists that i've seen um you know particularly black lives matter activists that that have you know been kicked off facebook put in facebook jail for a short amount of time because they were talking about very difficult issues or they were making a post that address keno dear white people or something like that and and and so it's not just a matter of bought set or a matter of fake news and your feet.

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"facebook" Discussed on The Wellness Business Podcast

The Wellness Business Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on The Wellness Business Podcast

"G and i know you also help others run successful groups with your done for you content and training so we knew you're going to be a perfect person to us to talk about this and um i posted a my facebook group to feed a kind of gauge and see what questions people have serena covers some of that today were kinda we've in some of the questions that um my facebook members were asking too so but first let's take a step back because i don't think everyone knows what the difference is between a facebook page and a facebook group so how do you like to explain the difference okay so and this is kind of evolved as as time has gone by and facebook page is obviously when you run a business you wanna have a facebook page at represent your brand what i've noticed especially over the last couple of years and if you look at facebook stats a conversation engagement tends to be at really a minimal level on your fan page maya purpose for running my fan page i definitely have brand awareness i definitely post on a regular basis but i don't use it to create conversations i really use that suggests cheap uh you know keep current and make sure that if people are checking my page are gonna see that i am active in obviously runs facebook ads from your fan page um so that's really the main purpose i don't really leverage it that much other than to run facebook ads from because it's simply not an effective place for me to send my time so i actually have my assistant is posting in there we know we do we run through it approved pose sauna like a chunk we do a time walkaway chunk the plo's center will scheduled amount but it's not a main part of my strategy honestly on some people do very well with era fan pages but as small business owners as entrepreneurs we don't have a lotta time and so for me it's definitely not been the most effective plays distended groups however on the other hand had been massive for me and i see it changing people's businesses because back.

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"facebook" Discussed on Social Media Marketing Podcast

Social Media Marketing Podcast

01:58 min | 2 years ago

"facebook" Discussed on Social Media Marketing Podcast

"Obviously the theme of today's podcast is facebook and i just wanted to let you know we've got an incredible lineup of facebook experts that are going to teach you what you need to know today about facebook messenger bots facebook advertising if i just unit on the facebook advertising side of things listen to this lineup nicholas cows mitch john luma andrew of all amanda bonn dennis you and logan young rick mall ready zach sparkler aerial rats these folks are all teaching sessions on facebook advertising why because we know this is a big deal we know that the algorithm is stopping organic reach and we as marketers need to understand how to best use advertising that's why we have such a monster focus at social media marking world on this topic mrs just one of many topics check it out by visiting social media world eighteen dot com again social media world 18 dot com and now for this week's interview with dennis you helping you seem to apply yourselves you'll safari is this week's act stood guide this week i'm very excited to be joined by dennis you if you don't know who he is he's a facebook ads expert and the sea t o a blitz metrics a business us part school and part agency for social marketers for the past twenty years he's been working in marketing in analytics in the used to work at yahoo running analytics dennis welcome to the show hey my could hang out so today denis an ira gonna go deep into the facebook algorithm we're going to talk about how it works were you as a marketer need to know but before we go there done this i would love to hear how in the world did you get into facebook marketing because i'm sure must be pretty exciting story let's go back in the archives here what was your first experience with facebook and marketing in particular.

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