36 Burst results for "Facebook."
Some People Will Defend Donald Trump to the Bitter End
"I know that there's some people that don't like what I have to say about Trump. It's like it's funny because some people would defend Trump to the bitter end. It's like, I'm not defending me. Attacking another conservative who's probably the biggest conservative in the game is just makes you look bad. Y'all not in a beef. You just throwing shots and he ain't even thought about you one time. At least this is what it appears. Maybe he is mad at Trump is saying this. But publicly, he haven't said anything about Trump. Trump is literally sneak dissing on truth social on a platform he created that there is nowhere near as big of a platform as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, it's just not a good look, man. It's like, some people believe he legitimately lost elections, some people don't. Regardless, he ate the president. And you ain't even on social media. You don't choose social. And the reason that you're not probably going to go on social media, because you got a financial interest in true social. So you can't go on other social media platforms. And they know you can. So they're going to say, we're going to lift the band and allow Trump back on Twitter. Well, you know, he can't go on Twitter, but it just makes him look bad because to me it's going to expose that it's the financial interest. It's not the American people that he's concerned with at this point. And that may be contractual. There may not be as far. I mean, he decides to go start his own network, which I have mixed emotions about.
Fresh update on "facebook." discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia
"The world. So very important we get this right. That's ground sharp speaking there. The reshuffle comes as a leading think tank said it believes the UK will avoid a recession this year. However, the National Institute of economic and social research says that one in four UK households will struggle to pay their energy and food bills this year. Bloomberg sources say meta platforms is asking many of its managers and directors to transition to individual contributor jobs or leave the company more from Bloomberg's Charlie pellet. Those sources say the process is known internally as a flattening, higher level managers are sharing the directive with their subordinates in coming weeks separate from the company's regular performance reviews that are currently underway. Meta which owns Facebook and Instagram fired 13% of its workforce in November during its first major layoff and sources say in the month since staff of faced intense anxiety about the potential for future cuts. In New York, Charlie pellet, Bloomberg daybreak, Europe. Those are our top stories coming up next on the program. We'll be getting more reaction to Jerome Powell's comments with
Judge Denies Bankman-Fried's Bail Modification Proposal
"U.S. judge rejects bankman freed's bail modification request. So there's a couple different things happening. Also, his attorney lawyer says agreement has been reached on use of messaging apps plus other news. Prosecutors have asked that civil fraud cases brought by the SEC and the CFTC against SB FB postponed until after the criminal case against him has concluded. So again, we have the FTX international chapter 11 bankruptcy. I believe in somebody please fact check out these court cases, 'cause I can't keep up. And then we have the civil fraud cases, and then I think another case brought against him, I don't know. But anyway, legal team and prosecutors asked the court to modify SBS a bail conditions on using electronic communication, ask them to modify so he can make voice calls, FaceTime calls, zoom, audio, video calls, and use iMessage plus what's app for WhatsApp his cell phone must have monitoring software installed to record these messages and just in a judge rejected the joint request to modify his bail conditions to allow him to use these messaging apps Jen help me, please, there's too many cases going on with this. I can't keep up. I feel like I missed at least 7 cases or counts or I don't know. I know. There are so many cases. I think the main takeaway here though is that they're filing that the criminal case goes first because the findings in the criminal case will most likely inform what happens in all of the civil cases. So that's what they're asking the judge for. What I think is funny is the specificity of the apps that he can not use according to the judge. So that's FaceTime zoom. I message email, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp. I would like to note that Twitter is not included in here, and neither are Twitter DMs. And I would just like to lobby that that is taken away from this man, along with the blog, I will use every opportunity to say that on this show, and maybe I need to be fact checked by Zach, but just let me say quickly before I pass it off to you, Zach. I want to point out that both sides asked for him to be allowed to use this. And I think that the prosecution is gathering evidence every time he talks every time he writes a blog post every time he says something that goes against what he said in the past.
Off-duty NYPD officer buying car shot and critically injured arrest made
"New York City police make an arrest in the shooting of an off duty officer, shot in the head while trying to buy a car from Facebook marketplace Saturday in Brooklyn. NYPD chief of detectives James Essex says officer adid fayez took his brother in law with him to buy a Honda pilot off Facebook marketplace, but instead Randy Jones took them to a driveway. Ben asked jokingly, I use guys carrying a gun. They say no. He then grabs our officer in a headlock real quick and demands money. James then points the gun at the brother in law. Police officers was able to break free at which time the male fight striking him in the head. Essex says Jones speeds off in a BMW register to his mom, which they found using dash cam video from the brother in law's car. Jones switched scars, but was tracked to a day's in and rockling county, his girlfriend and 5 children with him a success they're looking at him for other Facebook robberies. Julie Walker, New York.
How to Find Lauren Chen's Movie Reviews
"Tell us where can people find your movie reviews? Sure, you can find my movie reviews on Facebook. They're just under Lauren Chen, my general Facebook page, or on YouTube, they are on the media holic channel. So that's media holic, like alcoholic, but for media hall. Media Hollywood, what's the last thing you reviewed? I believe the last thing that I reviewed was the horrendous just truly terrible velma series on HBO that not only race swap, but also sexuality. Is it a conservative ploy I've heard some people say it's so bad, it's got to be a conservative troll. Part of me has wondered that because it's just very hard to imagine anyone even a far left liberal progressive who would think that this is good content. And actually the next video I have coming out is a review of Bros, which has been touted as the first gay RomCom. It's a tough competition as to which show or movie is actually worse, but essentially a lot of the videos that I do over on the media channel revolve around the idea of me watching it so you don't have to.
Israel Will Allow More Citizens to Carry Guns for Self-Protection
"It is, Fox News, Israel, to expedite gun licenses. After deadly shooting their Jerusalem synagogue. Did you have to see that? No. I knew you'd like it though. Israel is poised to speed up gun applications in response to a shooting in east Jerusalem over the weekend that left 7 people, including a 70 year old woman dead. The measure was among several that Israel security cabinet announced Saturday evening firearm licensing will be expedited and expanded in order to enable thousands of additional citizens to carry weapons. Facebook page of the prime minister. Ready? National security minister itamar Bengal told reporters over the weekend. When civilians have guns, they can defend themselves. Radical notion, though. Civilians have guns. They can defend himself. Who'd have thought of that? Yes. The things that the left come up with, we don't want you to be able to defend ourselves. We don't want anybody armed in a school because after all, if it's a, if it's a gun free zone at a school, who's going to attack it, there is no issue upon which the left things clearly none zero. These are convoluted minds.
NFT Brand Doodles Acquiring Animation Studio Golden Wolf
"Earlier this week, NFT collection doodles announced that they had acquired Emmy nominated animation studio golden wolf. The two companies had previously worked together on the announcement of doodles two at NFT NYC last year. Golden wolf has worked with companies from Nike to Facebook to Gatorade to Disney to PlayStation and Adidas. As part of the announcement doodles Twitter account tweeted this marks the brand new chapter for doodles as we continue to expand the franchise. Narrative storytelling, worldbuilding, and character development will be at the center of everything we do. Doodles founder Jordan Castro also tweeted about the acquisition. We've always wanted to break out of web three's bubble and reach billions. Golden wolf's world class team has done just that, excited billions with animation. Expect storytelling without constraints and AI animation generation R&D soon. We're buying not selling. As per the deal golden wolf will continue to operate independently though in close collaboration with doodles. The golden wolf founder and CEO Inge erlington has joined doodles as chief content officer focusing on running studio operations while building out the next wave of the doodles brand. Animator Denny bright writes doodles acquiring an animation studio like golden wolf is insane. Like you don't understand how big that is insane. So what exactly does this mean? One of the things that's been clear for some time is that many of these NFT collections saw their trajectory as effectively pre selling character IP that would find its way into other mediums. In some ways, NFTs would look like alternate shared ownership of IP. Basically, they allowed the audience to become a pseudo owner and have more active participation in a creative project. We've seen versions of this with collections like the board apes, who launched their other side metaverse, and now with this acquisition, doodles looks a bit like a media company moving from idea phase to execution phase.
Why Meta Allowing Trump Back Onto Platforms Is a Trap
"Isn't it coincidental nation that yesterday? Just as meta said, hey, come on back. We'll restore you to Facebook and Instagram. At that very moment, there was a news story leaked that Trump planned to go back on those platforms and would dump truth social. Truth social, of course, the social media platform that he founded and supported Devin Nunes runs it now. And many of us are on truth social. So the rumor they were floating around was that Trump would come back on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and truth social would be no more. First of all, not true. The president made it very clear that he's quite pleased with how he is able to reach people on true social. But the fact that he had to issue the statement in response to the fake news story shows what they were trying to do. They were trying to torpedo his independent voice. They were trying to torpedo the business model. Because all they needed to do was flowed out the ether, the fact that Trump will be going to the other platforms and off of his own, it would crater their business model. And he's too smart a businessman to do that, certainly. And that's the other reason why, you know, in conjunction with this, he's not going to leave truth social and if he goes back on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, he's diluting his message and therefore hurting the true social business. If he's posting the same thing all places, why would you go to something like truth social if you were not already there? That is the big selling point for truth social.
Meta Allows Donald Trump Back Onto Facebook and Instagram
"Announced yesterday that it would reinstate president Donald Trump to both Facebook and Instagram. They control both, of course. You remember that Elon Musk lifted the Twitter ban on president Trump back in November. Facebook says that mister Trump should he come back to the platform will be able to talk about anything he wants with regard to the 2020 election, but they'll be monitoring closely, guide rails. Guardrails in place, they said, if he starts claiming any fraud for 2024. Now, obviously, the president has moved on past what have become old school platforms. Yes, he was reinstated on Twitter so you can see everything from the at real Donald Trump account, but he has not posted. If they do restore him on Facebook and Instagram and notice they said they would figure this out within the next couple of weeks. So in order to get everybody off their backs, they said, all right, we'll let them back on. But they don't have any plans really to do it anytime soon. And as I said, the ever popular guardrails will be in place to make sure that he doesn't run afoul of their silly rules again. But in any event, they're saying he can talk about whatever he wants in the past, but nothing going forward, and there's no sign that he is going to rejoin the platforms. In fact, he issued a statement, pointing out exactly how much Facebook had lost financially since they put the silly ban in place.
How Meta Is Still Deeply Involved in the Censorship Business
"Back to meta, the lawsuit that is being filed by a couple of Republican states against the social media platforms has been yielding some kind of fascinating information. We can't call them the Twitter files, I guess we could call them the Facebook files. And the Facebook files are not really a an inside look in the way that the Twitter files are. But what they are is Facebook is forced to reveal information. And some of this is now getting out. And what we see, for example, is that Facebook has been operating closely tied with the CDC. Now, what I'm about to tell you isn't really new, you suspected it. It's just that now you kind of know it. So here, for example, it turns out Facebook has been submitting to the CDC a wide range of claims that appear on Facebook and asking the CDC basically is this right. Is this right? Should we ban this or shouldn't we? So the CDC is exercising direct authority over Facebook because it makes us Facebook is treating the CDC as the singular authority on these subjects. And so you've got all kinds of statements, for example, COVID-19 has a 99.96 survival rate. And the CD gets CC gets CDC gets to say, yes or no. And so the CDC says no, Facebook starts basically restricting and banning people who say that. Or COVID-19 vaccines calls cause Alzheimer's. Or there are other side effects. It's not safe for women on their period to take the COVID-19 vaccine. I'm not really debating the accuracy of any particular assertion. I'm just saying that there is a long list of these claims and the CDC. So we're seeing direct government involvement and also final authority on what is what is happening in terms of censorship.
Which Is the Worst of the Big Tech Conglomerates?
"I've talked a good deal about censorship on high-tech platforms on the podcast. And a question we might think about is which is the worst of all these big tech conglomerates. I don't think anyone today would answer Twitter now that it's under the Aegis of Elon Musk. So which is it? Is it Facebook? No. It's Google. Google is the most powerful of these big tech entities. And it's powerful, not just because it controls so many other entities, for example, Google owns YouTube. The censorship on YouTube is driven by Google. But Google also operates invisibly. And by invisibly, I mean Google runs the search. And you don't always know what is the manipulation that's going on behind the scenes. Google is in a sense, playing with when you're trying to find information what comes up before you. You might think it's automatic. You might think that this is somehow there are search words, but Google has a way of waiting which sites come up and which sites don't. So Google controls public discourse in a frightening way.
Adam Schiff Complains About Kevin McCarthy, Asks for Money on TikTok
"Here's Adam Schiff, Adam Schiff, there's a lot of buzz about Trump being invited back to Facebook and they're all upset about that too. Well, apparently, Adam Schiff says, hold my beer. I'm going back to TikTok. He has or I'm launching on TikTok. Now, TikTok, that's ironic because they're trying to ban TikTok. The United States wants to ban TikTok because the Chinese are spying on us through TikTok. Colleges, government offices are banning TikTok, but Adam Schiff says, no, no, no, no, no. I'm gonna go to TikTok because that's where I'll complain about Kevin McCarthy. Hello, I'm congressman Adam Schiff with some troubling news. Today, Kevin McCarthy removed me from the House intelligence committee, all for doing my job for holding Trump accountable and standing up to the extreme maga Republicans. We knew it would be bad when the Republicans took over, but it's far worse than we expected. But I can promise you this, this is not the end of my fight for our democracy. This is just the beginning. Please join us and contribute today. Thank you. That contribute. I want to fundraise off being kicked over being kicked off the intelligence committee. This is flat out a skit from Saturday Night Live. That is that is flat out a comedy skit.
Will Hild: Why Are Companies Practicing 'Woke Capitalism?'
"Are you encountering a sort of the path of least resistance by a lot of these decision makers in these big Fortune 500 companies? That's exactly right because the problem is that even though these asset managers are managing other people's money in other words, it's pension holders. It's a university endowment. When they go and meet with corporate leaders, boards of directors, CEOs, COOs, they represent large portions of these companies shares. So they have to worry that their largest shareholder is upset about something, whether they like it or not, whether it's good for business or not, they have to play ball. And this, by the way, I know your viewers care a lot about this trend of quote unquote woke capitalism. Why is suddenly every corporation, you know, getting involved with BLM or pushing diversity equity and inclusion nonsense, or even in 2021, getting involved in fights over election legislation in states. ESG is the reason for that because they have to answer to people like Larry Fink at BlackRock and just take Exxon as a concrete example two years ago, he helped elect three radical environmentalists to the board of that company to push them out of the oil and gas industry and into unreliable unaffordable quote unquote green technologies. So if you take an example like that, all of these corporate leaders see that. And they see Larry pushing, you know, raises onto the boards of directors of these companies and they know that could be them next if they don't play ball. And Larry's been vocal about this. He spoke in an interview publicly in 2017 with The New York Times that he that he believes behaviors have to be forced to change. And BlackRock, they are forcing behaviors. And he was talking in terms of corporate governance. And literally race and sex quotas on boards of directors. So this is not this explains a lot of why we've seen these corporations going, well,
Will Hild: E.S.G. Is a Scam by Far-Left Progressives
"This. They've read about ESG. They've kind of heard about it. It's kind of in the background. What does let's get right to what ESG stands for and how and why ESG came into being? Certainly. Well, ESG stands for environmental social governance. And it's billed by its proponents as just another type of investing strategy. So something like value investing that Warren Buffett is famous for or momentum investing or technicals looking at technicals. But what it really is is a stocking horse for far left progressives to shoehorn their politics into the corporate boardroom. And so what they do is they take public dollars that are being managed by companies like BlackRock and state street and Vanguard, but BlackRock being the worst and the largest. And they use that money to force things like net zero carbon emissions targets on the companies like Exxon, for example. And this raises the costs of everything from the grocery store to the gas pump or American consumers. It is a huge burden on American consumers and it is going to reduce the shareholder returns for these pension funds. So the whole thing is a scamp, and what we really need to do is to be is to be pushing back on it because this sort of World Economic Forum type agenda that we've seen where we're all going to meet is going to be a treat and we're barely going to get to drive our cars. This is being driven by this ESG strategy.
Is Trump Being Set up by Going Back to Facebook, Twitter & Instagram?
"So what does he do? What does he do? Where does he go? Here's a text message on the MyPillow text line from Michigan, I hope Trump does join any of them. They only want him on there so they can bash him for telling the truth. Because he puts out mean tweets, so he needs to stay off of them and laugh at everybody else and stick to truth social. The argument against that, though, is that he reaches many, many, many more millions of people through Twitter and Facebook and Instagram. So where are you with this? I mean, a lot of people are pushing back against the idea of Trump going back. A text from Alaska, returning to those platforms will send the message that those platforms can abuse their discretion and get away with it. I mean, let's just look at this big picture for a minute. What changed now? After two years of being banned, what has Trump done that would warrant his return to those platforms has he apologized for anything? And you know me, I'm the Trump supporter. I'm not saying he should. I'm saying from their standpoint, what has changed? He hasn't backed off of anything he said. He doesn't back down off of his belief that the election was stolen from him. He hasn't backed down over his insistence that he did nothing wrong on January 6th. What changed? Why would Facebook, why would Instagram why would Twitter suddenly want him to return to those platforms? I smell a rat. And I can guarantee you, they're setting him up. Again,
Adam Schiff: 'Tragic Decision' by Meta to Allow Trump Back
"Check out shifty Schiff, Adam Schiff, who's whining and crying about losing his committee chairmanship, he was on with joy Reid last night on MSNBC whining about Trump coming back to Facebook. Please. Facebook's decision to reinstate Donald Trump is inexplicable. It represents, in my view, a total caving in and copping out the only mode of I can see is a profit motive here. If you look at what Donald Trump has been posting on his own social media platform, all of that violates Facebook's policies. He's continued to give aid and comfort to those who committed accident insurrection. He's continuing to spread the big lie. And the idea that somehow he would not do that on Facebook when he's doing it in his own platform to me is a tragic decision by a company that's putting its profit above the public interest.
Meta Allows Donald Trump Back on Facebook and Instagram
"Scary news, he's back, guess who's been invited back to Facebook and Instagram and Twitter. Yep, Donald Trump has been given the green light. And I'm sitting here wondering, why now? Why is meta and Twitter and all these big social media giants? Why are they all saying, oh, come on back now. Mister Trump, the water's fine. Come on back in, sir. This is, I've got friends who say this is a win. I'm not so sure. I'm not so certain. I mean, it's great for Trump. I guess he's going to have a headache with truth social because I don't know how he navigates that. This is a very interesting dilemma. President Trump, spearheaded truth social. And true social is a great place. It's a great site, lots of like minded conservatives, they have an ability on truth social to kind of, I think, squeeze out the trolls and the goofballs and the bottom feeders who wind up on there. It's not like, it's not like Twitter, where everything goes, everybody's on a lot of viciousness, a lot of contentiousness. There's something nice about truth social that it makes it a more comfortable place, at least for like minded conservatives to hang out. And president Trump has a business interest, a substantial business interest in truth social. He's not supposed to go on Twitter. That's why he hasn't tweeted yet apparently.
Keeping God First
"The rule of the day we were in a meeting room with me and my team and we were talking about not everybody on the team, but just my marketing guy and the warehouse manager, we were talking about the goals of the company, the mission and vision of the company. And one thing that stood out in every single vision mission statement and also our goals is that you have to put God first. With everything we put guy first. I tell everybody that worked for me. When you gotta put guy first and whatever you do, how do you think you got this job right now? It's because of God. It ain't because of be Tatum. I would love to take out a credit and say, I'm so great and I'm so amazing. That's why I have enough money to pay your salary and pay out your 100% benefits and all this other stuff. No, it ain't me. It's because God is blessed me to get to this point for me to bless other people. See, this is the thing about success. And I'm going to go on and tell y'all about the news because I got a lot to talk about. But here's the thing about success. You got to understand where your source comes from. The reason that people get in trouble and they begin to fail in life because they forget where the foundation is. They go off and God give them all these blessings and they run off and act like they ain't done nothing for them. You can not do that and be successful in this day and age in my personal opinion. And then success is not just money in the bank. Success is a healthy life, healthy relationships, a peace of mind. All of those things are related to success. It's not just money. There's a whole bunch of people to whole lot of money that's attempting to commit suicide.
Teacher Speaks to Children With 'Non-Binary' Doll Named Nash
"I just want to finish the conversation about that woman that non binary woman who is introducing this concept to children at the school. It's interesting that her and the other sloppy women on that panel decided to say that, oh, that was funny how the kid just came up with the concept on his own. No, it's not. The lady for those of you who listen on the radio and you can't see the visual, the lady is holding a black doll and got him dressed up in a very confusing manner and presented him to children and said, if you ask him, and I'm paraphrasing, if he's a boy or girl, he said, I'm not neither of them. Or I don't know. And then some other parent who's woken awoke, teaching her kid about non binary. And that's why the kid comes up with it. The first kid said, they can be boiled girl. You confuse you confusing to live in daylight out of these kids. And to some people, that's totally fine. It makes total sense for you to put a kid out in a position like that. For you to go and come up with these concepts that adults are coming up with. Kids are not organically talking about non binary. They don't even know how they don't even know what that means. That's not a concept or a word that a kid will come up with. It's adults that are doing this.
"facebook." Discussed on The Thinking Atheist
"Begging you to take 60 seconds out of your day after this short video is done and be a part of the solution. I have a love hate relationship with Facebook. I'm sure you feel the same way. It's kind of a win lose. Massive platform, a great way for community members to connect and there's a couple of 100,000 people as part of this community and a great way to get the content out, like podcast videos, et cetera but algorithms and bots and people who are apparently thin skinned malcontent zealots who can't stand criticisms of their religion like to go in and falsely flag different posts as hate speech. And I don't know which is taking place now. But no, recently, I have just had this litany of strikes from Facebook. I posted some satire of anti vaxxers, right? The anti science people. And it was just a joke, Facebook bans me for 7 days for COVID misinformation. I appeal the appeal is denied. Somehow. I posted something recently about how ironic it is that Christians protest the idea that they are animals. We are biologically animals. Facebook decides I have called my fellow human beings, animals, as an insult, boom, 7 day ban, appeal, please review, we have reviewed this content, the band stance. So frustrating. Well, here's the last incarnation of what's going on. This happened just a few days ago. I retweeted something from him at meta he was exposing a Texas pastor who held to the literal biblical command that homosexuals deserve to be executed. It's horrifying stuff worthy of our condemnation. So I posted, I was exposing the hate speech pastor in Texas and said, you know, this is awful. You need to be aware of this guy is doing this. Facebook bans me for hate speech. 30 days and says, look out. If this continues, your account may be permanently suspended or unpublished. I review within an hour, I get a response and it says, oh, hey, we're really sorry. We got this one wrong. Please forgive us or whatever. Now, a couple of days later, I get a 30 day ban for the exact same post. Please review. Please review this. Somebody please review this. Nothing. 30 day ban, which means I can't do anything on social media. The only thing I know to do is to is to tag and go on your own Facebook page asking members of this community, my fellow activists, people to go on Twitter. Tag Facebook. I'm not even sure exactly what the right tag is, so I'm just going with meta. I've got this in the description box. I'm going to ask that you can copy and paste this. You can add a different tag if there's one for support or community standards, something I don't know about. The hashtag Facebook account, and then it's got my account that's been targeted. Was incorrectly flagged and banned for hate speech, the post was actually exposing and condemning the hate speech of a Texas pastor. I'm asking meta at meta to review and reverse this inappropriate ban. Now we'll see if anybody at Facebook's listening. I know they have like billions of users and I'm sure that they use bots by necessity. It's impossible to keep up with the posts that are going on, but something is inherently broken here. Either the AI doesn't get it, or there's a system where people can weaponize the hate speech flags to take down any speech that they don't agree with, specifically I'm guessing these are religious people. It happens occasionally. They get upset. Somebody's going to hurt the feelings of their invincible God. So they're going to be a crusader a God warrior and they're going to go and do God's good work. I don't know what's going on, but I'd like to see Facebook get this one right. Just start copying and paste Facebook, Twitter, whatever account you're on, let's see if we can get this sucker noticed and reversed, and if and when it does happen, I will advise forthwith, and thank you so very much..
"facebook." Discussed on Social Media Marketing Podcast
"And so brand positioning, not only does it do that with the video and the live video specifically. But it speeds up the know like and trust factor. And if we look at how people launch their products and their services, when we're using live video as so many of the different types of live launches and I work a lot with coaches and people who have their own digital courses and memberships. When you study what that core common way that people are putting their products out there, especially with live or even with evergreen launches, live video is an instrumental, if not the main way that people get out there. And it speeds up that conversion factor. To not only get the leads, but to take those leads and shorten up the time that it normally would take to become a sale. So many people are dismissing it in so many people are only doing it when they're about to sell something. And the time to position your brand isn't right before you're about to sell. It's to create that cohesive connection with your audience in between your launches. And I always say when you're not in a launch, you're already in your pre launch. So building up that runway and using your live videos so that people know that you're there regardless if you're selling something or you're building up your leads. So looking at your overall social media strategy, live video. Once a week, that's the minimum. Once a week going live on Facebook, to be able to do the next thing, which is your messaging to not only show up and have the know like and trust factor. So given.
"facebook." Discussed on Today, Explained
"With your friends who live across the world? Personally 'cause I'm like a big reality guy, but I can see it for other people. Well, that's fair. I was gonna say that also a part of this is also bringing it into the real world. The AR component of it. That's augmented reality. That's augmented reality that's graphics overlaid onto the real world around you. And I think it'll be a hybrid of both. I think we'll go into these virtual worlds sometimes, maybe when we're working or when we're socializing, remotely or playing a game. And then we'll have these AR glasses that augment what our phone does, that shows directions when we're walking around that shows texts without needing to look at a screen. And it's going to be a mix of both of those worlds. But what's important to note here is that Facebook doesn't really care if you or I are into this idea, they care that the kids are. I mean, I think kids have shown that they do love these 3D worlds, like Roblox user base is heavily teen focused, even pre teen and same thing with Fortnite where people are already hanging out as these disembodied avatars that aren't really them in socializing. There's concerts, Travis Scott performing in Fortnite. It's already not just a game. And so this is already happening in our 2D screens and the tech is being built to make it fully immersive in 3D. You mentioned that this all was sort of inspired from a plot point in a dystopian novel, and this is the company that's currently in trouble for bringing the world a whole host of problematic alternative facts. And now they're saying, well, what have we brought you a whole alternative reality? It's wild. Do you think anyone in the company is aware how that might not be the best look? I do think they're trying to approach it in a way that they didn't with the original version of Facebook. When Facebook was first built, they didn't think about any of this stuff. They didn't think about that it could potentially be used to help organize the insurrection. It was all about just let's try to get as many people on the service as we can and get them broadcasting to as many people as possible. So if this metaverse world is built in a similar way where you're able to communicate to millions of people instantly that you don't know and be introduced to them through algorithms that you have no control over, then yeah, we probably are in for a problem. I hope that they design it differently. It's pretty early. We don't really know exactly how all this is going to work. I would hope that the last 5 years have taught them that they can not build this in the way that they build Facebook. Is there any chance that all of this attention on the company right now could impede this pivot to the metaverse? Well, it's interesting because what the regulatory attention is done already is kept them from being able to buy the next Instagram or the next WhatsApp in the current social media world. I think a Facebook would have had its way. They would own snap, they would own TikTok, they would own Discord. They used to just buy anything that young people thought was cool. They can't do that anymore. I don't know if our lawmakers understand the meta verse enough or kind of how big this could become to preemptively legislate what Facebook can do. And our laws aren't set up to just impede a company from buying things in a nascent space just because the company has wreaked havoc in parts of civic society. It's an antitrust debate, but it's very complicated. So I'm not sure. They're buying a lot of VR companies. They spent about a half $1 billion on a company building an arm band. They can read your thoughts. And at the same time, regulators are saying we have antitrust concerns. Meanwhile, they're buying mind reading technology. So they seem to think they can get away with this. So what you're saying is we got to get blumenthal reading about the beta verse. Well, first he's got a band fence. You got to keep that in. And while all of this is happening, Facebook still is the most dominant social media company in the universe in our reality. They are, they have a population larger than I think any country on earth. They're growing slower than they used to, but they're still growing. So while the company pivots to an alternate future reality, we should remain concerned about how they are managing our present day reality. I mean, sure, I think that's what the reporting on the Facebook papers is trying to do. I think lawmakers are trying to figure out how they can legislate big tech. The problem is is that a lot of the issues with Facebook have to do with free speech, they have to do with the constitution. They have to do what the government can and can't tell a private company to regulate with regards to speech. But based on my read of a lot of these hearings and talking to lawmakers and just hearing what they have to say, I think we're a long.
"facebook." Discussed on Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons Podcast
"I think it was the money before that you know. Everybody felt because it was facebook whatsapp and instagram. All of which of course are owned by facebook and so first of all. I want to explain what happened there without getting super technical. But i want you to understand what happened there. And the other thing of course was that a whistle blower came forward and gave a lot of information to ethic. It was the wall street journal. The new york times. I forget which both of which bind a paywall so i was not able to read the articles But of course. I've read a lot of stuff on that and we're going to quote one of those today about facebook knowing full. Well that what they were doing was was hurting. People and raising the risk of really bad outcomes with certain demographics and you know and put profits that and so you know that first of all you know is a anonymous whistleblower behind the facebook files was what they're calling it with a interesting information there and then that person was sixty minutes and revealed herself and then she also testified in front of congress. So we're we're gonna talk a little bit about all of that right now. Let's start with the outage. So this is from the verge. And it's just kind of short blurb and then i've got something after that we'll talk about that helps explain it so from the versus facebook said in a blog post monday night and of course. This was october fourth when this was written that the six hour outage that took it off line along with instagram messenger. What's happened oculus. Vr was the result of a configuration change to its routers. Not a hack or attempt to get user data while the initial explanation didn't really explain things. A subsequent blog post tuesday went into way more detail saying that. The outage was due to a routine maintenance mistake. The basically disconnected facebook's data centers from the internet the outage began around eleven forty eight m eastern time on that monday and led to widespread problems for the company was facebook's worst outage since twenty nineteen when the site was down for more than twenty four hours employs were unable to connect with each other on company message boards and some told the verge they were using work provided outlook email accounts to communicate. The problems cascaded to affect the servers that advertise facebook's dns and bgp information. That failure wiped out the ds routing information that facebook needs to allow other networks..
"facebook." Discussed on Amazing FBA
"And i think yesterday was a good test case for asking that question and being clear that you know part of our job as leaders of our businesses to find ways in which we can be bulletproof and protected from all various random weird potential black swan events as celeb- calls them. Yeah i got one maybe slightly more controversial question. Which is does it really matter. The whole facebook saying i personally have a funny relation with social media both personally and as a business person. I just wanted to some of the therapies. This gets a pre therapy people on here because I'm not really convinced that i would be upset if facebook.com went down. And that was the end of it thread including waltz up because there's another channel of something else to do and i was kind of relieved that i couldn't do any incident moxie on facebook yesterday because i thought oh that's one thing that's you guys feel about it..
"facebook." Discussed on Today, Explained
"So facebook's sort of trying to balance this idea that you know we want to be like a shiny happy place with we wanna keep you on these platforms as much as humanly possible and the thing that actually keeps you. There it turns out is having emotional reactions. Even a lot of them end up being negative. Yeah and i mean. I think the company came to realize that they were creating. I mean they did come to realize this in the documents they would creating perverse incentives for people to create angrier content and They didn't change it as you know they Kinda made some tweaks around the edges. But they weren't really willing to give up on the benefits for usage that heavy engagement based ranking allowed for it. Sounds like a lot of what you discovered. Jeff and. I don't mean this as any sort of like disparaging analysis of your work here. It sounds like a lot of what you're discovering is like what people may be suspected was true of how facebook was running. Its business is now being confirmed by these leaks and by your reporting is that fair. Yeah and i think it's it's also look like i don't think we knew that human trafficking was a problem on facebook. We knew that team mental health was something that a lot of people are worried about. You know we knew that. Facebook did tend to rile people up. I think what really matters about this first of all is that facebook is the only one who's ever able to be sure of these things or even get anywhere close to shore right otherwise it's just us debating social media in a bar. That's one of the big points here. Is that the company itself is the only one who can even fully consider much less. Answer these questions and right now. There isn't a in. And i think that's one of the things that that francis is really concerned about an motivated her to talk to me originally and to eventually.
"facebook." Discussed on Today, Explained
"And you know knowledge that people were being sold on. Their platform hadn't been enough to get the company to act but the threat of getting the move from the app store. Damn show was so. Facebook just sort of convulsively acted at that point. They took down a ton of content paraded human trafficking groups pages posts all that but they didn't really fix it. They kinda took care of the immediate problem and then things went back to normal and one of my colleagues actually ended up speaking to a woman who was trafficked just within the last year so i think there should be some sort of verification on every job adverts on facebook and maybe the human trafficking thing sounds shocking. If you're like here in north america somewhere but we've heard stories about how. Facebook is being used abroad for like even like genocide in myanmar right facebook incite violence against mahindra's. We're not saying this. This was the assessment of united nations investigators. Two years ago it turns out that this is actually kind of a pretty standard weakness. The company has just not invested in many of the safety tools right algorithm Screening tools that look for bad or inciting content or things of that nature. They literally do not exist in many languages. I mean so. For example in arabic they literally don't have people who can moderate content in most dialects of arabic. And you know you can tell that you know from. Let's say the israeli palestinian violence earlier this year pro palestinian activists are accusing facebook of censorship. And targeting the social media giant with one star reviews in the apple and google app stores. They would just making errors right and left. I mean their their own employees. We could see this in some of the internal documents their own employees at step in and just say like guys your your string over some news outlets in the middle east right now and your calling the name of one of the holiest sites in islam a terrorist organization. You gotta fix this immediately. And so it's kind of this crazy thing where things are always on fire. And they haven't really ever invested in what we even think of as the sort of baseline level of safety efforts that we expect from facebook in developed markets. You talking about a lack of resources in one of the wealthiest companies in the world. Why aren't they investing in like core safety teams in some of these countries if they're offering the platforms there. It's i think a question of where pressure comes from. Something that francis noted to me is that every additional market facebook enters and every sort of new language it services is almost definitely going to be smaller and poorer than the last country or last market and so it just simply is a question of priorities and facebook has traditionally responded to bad press and government attention from powerful governments and there just simply isn't force required to even first of all detect. What's going on in the platform and to complain about it in those other markets so it's in their financial interests to offer the platforms in these poor countries but it's not in their financial interests to moderate or regulate the platforms in those countries. Facebook's not making meaningful revenue in myanmar. But they really do not like the idea that there could be other social media players serving same markets and they kind of tried to be everywhere and do everything all at once and so. I think it's like less straight money than it is just like on. The presence is something that the company really really is invested in. Let's talk about the algorithm. The algorithm seems to sort of be the roots of everything. Facebook does and francis out there saying it makes people angrier the result has been more division more harm more lies more threats more combat in some cases this this dangerous online talk has led to actual violence that harms and even kills people. What's going on so facebook has made a lot of tweaks to its algorithms over the years. It's like literally testing out dozens of any given time but a really big one came in two thousand. Eighteen was called meaningful social interaction when we ask people what they want out of the platform number one after we get across different countries and in different ways we ask because they want to connect with friends and family specifically they wanna keep in touch with people who are far away. The idea was that. Facebook was going to prioritize content. That came from friends and family either re shares or original posts and That it was going to really kind of try to avoid passive sperling and way was going to do that is by prioritizing content. That made people engaged right so like like reshare emoji or comment which is why this here. We're really focused on what we're talking about as meaningful social interactions. We're trying to make the time spent on talk on the time people say is while spent and so what facebook's researchers realized that this algorithm change they did in In two thousand eighteen it turned out to really favor things that were angry and things that were incendiary and things that broke facebook's rules and so basically facebook ended up turning up the heat on political discourse worldwide that dynamic led to a complaint to facebook by major political parties across europe this twenty nineteen internal report obtained by hogan can says that the parties feel strongly that the change to the algorithm has forced them to skew negative in their communications on facebook.
"facebook." Discussed on Today, Explained
"The new hbo. Max original documentary series the way down god greed and the cult of gwen champlin explored the legacy of the remnant churches infamous leader after rising to fame with her weigh down workshop christian based dia program. Gwen champlin lara founded the remnant fellowship church to further her message. Despite a carefully curated image. Laura and the church soon fielded accusations of abuse and exploitation for their alleged cold like practices the way down god greed and the cult of gwen. Champlin is now streaming on hbo. Max you might have noticed. Facebook went out on monday. And your messenger and instagram and whatsapp. Everything at the company went pretty haywire for five ish hours which meant almost three billion people around the world weren't able to rely on their social media mark zuckerberg lost something like six billion dollars in personal wealth yesterday and that not even be the worst thing that happens to facebook this week good afternoon. Charon blumenthal ranking member blackburn and members of the subcommittee. Thank you for the today. Facebook whistleblower named francis hogan testified on capitol hill facebook. I joined facebook. Because i think facebook has the potential to bring out the best in us. But i'm here today. Because i believe facebook's products harm children stoke division and weaken our democracy. The company's leadership knows how to make facebook and instagram saver but won't make the necessary changes because they have put astronomical profits before people how can recently leaked thousands of pages of research from inside the company to the wall street journal. Look there's been a lot of people wondering is this product good for us on any number of different levels right from mental health to safety to political discourse specifically. She leaked them to this reporter. Jeff horowitz. I think the thing that this body of work shows is how facebook understands itself and how facebook understands its own platform has gone off the rails in ways that it hasn't disclosed to the public we asked jeff to walk us through the thousands of pages of internal facebook files. Because there's just a ton of stuff. We started with instagram. And what facebook's researchers discovered when they started asking users about how it made them feel and the operational assumption inside facebook is that stuff really isn't good for teenagers who are in a vulnerable place in particular girls. What of the research say so. The research says that for most users people who are in a good place. Instagram's fine you know. There's some negative social comparison for most people know. And that's just you look at other people and you see that they are more attractive than than you have better jokes than you you know. Go and better vacations than you. But that's okay. You know spotted life. We all live with it but for a minority of users and not necessarily even a small minority of users. Instagram can really make some problems worse in particular body. Image with something. The research focused on and so they found that for people who were in a vulnerable place. This could be bad. The headline kind of quote from the article probably was we make body image issues worse in one in three teenage girls one in three and now that's that's for people who already have body image issues but it's a pretty high number if that makes sense and do they do any research on where bad body image issues amongst girls leads. They have found that for some users and again. This is among people who had thoughts of hurting themselves. They traced that directly back to the platform. So in the us. I think six percent of users who thought about killing themselves in the last month trace that idea to instagram directly and to people who have this really negative relationship with instagram. Use it less once they establish. This is bad for me. Yes so this is a problem that the platform has which is that. The people who seem to be most vulnerable and most affected by these negative effects are also the ones who have the least self control in terms of their usage of the product. It makes some sense to me intuitively right like for me. It's a reporter so it's twitter but you know it's not uncommon sort of just to be in a bit of a fund can just keep scrolling and what facebook found is that particularly content and certain categories like beauty and fitness and fashion could end up basically triggering these negative spirals which is to say what people end up using it more. Yeah they basically don't take a break at the point when really it would be good for them to take a break and they keep coming back to the platform even if they are aware that it's not good for them so from dark to even darker. Tell me what you discovered about human trafficking yeah It turns out that the facebook spending on safety issues is just heavily concentrated on english and european languages. Outside of that. it's a very steep drop off and just expenditures are very little and so one of the things we found was that facebook was a.
"facebook." Discussed on The Financial Guys
"That any of these other chassis takeoff rumble. Or anything like that. I mean it really seems like you know it would be really nice to have a conservative platform or open. Platform doesn't discriminate conservatives. But they just never seem to take off well and the problem. Is that if you take like snapchat for instance like facebook as like the mega conglomerate of social media like they're the ones who are trying to bio everyone because they want him the thought they did it with instagram. They attempted with snapchat. They did it with once app and things of that nature because they want they want all that that the power and people need to realize. Facebook isn't the only the it's convenient. It's the oldest of the social media networks the most monitor. I mean we can go all the way back to my space. That was a beta test compared to what facebook as these days and what it is is that these platforms do have the possibility to to pick up really fast and it's not gonna just be done by themselves. So for instance if you wanna social media the take off like not there's tons of social media platforms out there once. I can tell you've never even heard of because either their segment the countries are so very minute however all it takes is for social media the takeoff. Is this. get the word out simple. It's all i got to do. A big media are like fox news or like one american news that or conservative youtube channels. They need to basically spread the word that hey we're on rumble. This is the place to go. And i think with facebook and this situation happening right now and all these articles coming out with the let's attack more and let's be honest call. That's made lots of conservatives on facebook because we didn't do enough because that's basically what they're spending. I think this is going to be that tipping point water over the dan where things are clear and it all it takes people to get on there and spread the word. You don't have to do any marketing. There is no marketing behind it as far as like ads or anything like that if you want something like rumble the takeoff all it's going to take is the the will of the people that i am shocked. I am shocked at how easy it is for people to roll over the last two years when i look at the freedoms that we have in america. And what we've accomplished to think that you know people just roll over with. Some of the stuff is amazing to me. You know as simple as saying you're not going to go in and watch your buffalo bills you need to get vaccinated and i'm only one of seven hundred people that turn my tickets in actually have a chart for that. Let me go grab. i'll be right back all right so so joe so you. You're it. Sounds like you're slightly optimistic. That maybe at some point we would make the stance to say we've had enough. Yeah and it's like like yes. There's going to be a lot facebook's going to remain on there for quite a while but even the skepticism security is like a big concern. You have more people leaving. Google chrome for duck duck go the patriots bracing or matrix alive. That's right there. You go people leaving. Google for talk because of privacy concerns brigham props..
"facebook." Discussed on The Financial Guys
"But we know that now. Fbi's admitted that basically But this is yeah. you're right. This is a total setup. This is this setup touched by furniture. And then they'll be. You know what we're gonna we're gonna have to regulate a born and government at hand in hand are which they're doing it already now be out in the open it legitimate and you'll get the people cheered on. Yeah so i'll talk a little bit about that because your your predictions are really close to. What's actually happening right now. So me i read. You know some people. I don't pay attention to cnn or anything like that. That that's what some people say. I re- both sides of the story. So i can get strength. The facts way. Who's doing what who's pushing propaganda. Things of that nature and this is exactly what's going on so just to give you a short recap away happened so yesterday. Facebook had a worldwide outage a quote unquote dns attack. That's basically where the entire system goes down and it wasn't just facebook facebook messenger which is still tied to facebook but it's considered separate own app thing on instagram which is owned by facebook whatsapp which is also owned by facebook. Those are all went down all pretty much simultaneously now. I like the coincidence behind all this. Because yes there. Is that whistle. Barbara lebron james like francis or something like that and she was actually trying to get these documents for a while so all began like around like april or may of twenty one of twenty twenty one of this year and she was reading all these documents and she started collecting thousands of pages of documents about like the inner workings of facebook and then her identity wasn't revealed and this information was being pushed around like you know for my understanding like Certain officials and then all of a sudden they came clear as of yesterday where the announcement of who she was as there was announced and this information was actually pushed all over facebook all over.
"facebook." Discussed on MarketFoolery
"People have lost a lot of money. Betting against facebook over the years and people have been wrong. Many times in terms of a story comes out about facebook and it looks really bad. The headline risk is there but it doesn't materially affect the underlying business of facebook and to realize that all you have to do is look at the performance of the stock over the past decade. All of that said d think this raises the bar in terms of how good this thing needs to be when they launch it. I made it really. Seems like if you're an average and i agree with you. the what. Facebook has done the the way they have delivered for. Advertisers is what has made them such a potent force in advertising. So i'm not betting against that. I just looked at it more from the standpoint of why would you need to be the first advertiser when this thing launches. I'm wondering if you think. The bar is higher in terms of day. Really better net like when they eventually launched this and they almost certainly will. Is the bar a little higher. I think that that's a fair claim. I would say it probably will be higher. And you're right. The i hate to say the phrase 'too-big-to-fail right because obviously that's been proven to be true in certain situations but i do think that facebook is a giant and there's a lot of cognitive dismissed from people who maybe we'll say an. I'll say this about myself i won't. I don't want to actively by the stock. But i still use instagram. I'm still a user instagram. And i've bought things from targeted ads on instagram. And so i think that it exists in this kind of cognitive dissonance zone in people's brains where they can say. I don't like this company and i don't like what they stand for but it's convenient at all. My friends are on it. And there's lots of aunts. And i think it falls into a similar ideas amazon where people say i do want to shop small local but it's so much cheaper on amazon or it's so much more convenient so i might as well do it anyway and you see these socks even though there might be some ethical questions continuing to do well so i think that when they launch it it will have to be a solid product. I think they'll have to do a lot of pr around it and how it's going to be safer and how it's going to be more private and how they're putting all of these roadblocks in place to help these kids but i do think that it will probably launch and will probably be pretty successful. Pollstar is nearing a deal to go public. Spec pollstar is in the business of high-performance electric cars and the deal. Reportedly would value pollstar at twenty one billion dollars. Interesting line of business to go into say we're looking at tesla and we think we can compete with them is as pollstar a stock. You're going to be putting on your watch list. So i got a little bit about pollstar specifically and then kind of the bigger trends in visas back so pollstar has two models of evs with very unoriginal and kind of not. Cool names pulsar. One impulse star to They're currently on the road..
"facebook." Discussed on The Journal.
"Making verifying coasts is complicated point to me and something that goes to the core of what facebook has been wrestling with around human trafficking around political misinformation around all of these other things and at what point do they move from being a platform for people to say whatever they want to something that is heavily policed. And that's the core of so many of these documents. Facebook does not want this stuff happening on facebook. Nobody facebook wants to sapping. Everyone thinks it's bad but the company at its core success for facebook means keeping the largest number of people on the site for as much time as possible. That's how they sell advertising so get advertising revenue and so any decision that they make the company to make things safer has to be weighed against the effective will have and keeping as many.
"facebook." Discussed on The Journal.
"Down the offending content offending content like mexican drug cartels using facebook to recruit hitman and post videos of executions or groups in ethiopia myanmar using facebook to incite ethnic violence. The documents show is in many cases. Facebook knows about the bad behavior and they've known about patterns of bad behavior sometimes for years but in a lot of cases they don't make changes to the systems that allow the bad behavior to happen and other times they make changes aren't sufficient to fix the problem and that means that the bad behavior continues. According to the documents. One persistent problem is human trafficking. People have been bought and sold on. Facebook does facebook know about it. facebook has known about it for at least a few years and has not taken steps that are effective to stop. Has facebook done anything about it. They've done a lot but they haven't done things that work. The documents show that they have taken.
"facebook." Discussed on WSJ Tech News Briefing
"Street journal reporting shows that facebook has one set of rules for the famous and powerful and another set for the rest of its users. An internal company program called crosscheck allows posts by high profile users that violate facebook's policies to receive extra layers of review and the potential for special treatment. The program covers pretty much. Anyone who regularly appears in the media or has a substantial online following including actors talk show host academics and online personalities documentation reviewed by the wall street journal shows crosscheck covered at least five eight million users in twenty twenty. The information revealed is part of wsj. Investigative series called the facebook files based on an extensive array of internal facebook communications reviewed by wsj reporters and interviews with dozens of current and former employees. That show facebook is aware it's platforms are riddled with flaws that cause harm to users but is often unwilling or unable to address them joining us to discuss how this program works and why facebook set it up is a reporter justin check. He's part of the facebook files. Investigative team high. Justin for having me so justin. Let's start off with how this program works. What happens when one of the accounts. On facebook's cross checklist post something. That violates one of facebook's rules will in theory it's supposed to be subject to special review so if i posted something that was in flagrant violation of the rules it would automatically taken down and if it was in violation of a particularly serious rule like the rule against revenge porn which will come later. My account might be taken down automatically whereas people on the crush checklist go to special review but sometimes the special review appears not to happen. People in the crush. Checklists can just sort of post off and it'll either stay up indefinitely or for some period of time rather than being instantly taken down even if it. Blatantly violates facebook rules.
"facebook." Discussed on The Bible Binge
"Oh well real life you know. This isn't real life. We need to make sure that we're putting the phone down. I'll look for some people. This is their connection to real life. And so i want to be. I wanna honor that. And i appreciate the way that facebook has probably wasn't their intention originally But has brought in those people and give them more options of things of ways that they can connect with other people enjoying global community in a way that wasn't available to them for and you know out to piggyback that i asked we have a friend of the show who runs social for one of the largest payer church organizations in the world and i asked her i was like do you think because she we often just trade horror stories drills and bullies and all of that and she said you know when i think about it. She said For churches christian organizations and church leaders. It is a place for people to genuinely ask searching questions. We've gotten questions. Such as what is the bible study for a friend who's lost a husband. Where should i start reading the bible and she said the conversation start on the platform but then they ha. They continue other places and she. We've been able to care for people. Pray for people get people resources. But they weren't able to get because they weren't a part of a local church and an were too embarrassed to ask the pastor who they might be trying to impress on sunday. You can do that in these spaces and it. Let's be a little bit safer. I'm not saying it's ideal yet. I don't think facebook or any social media or any podcast or church leader on the internet should be your church. I don't. I don't think that's the full experience that got intended in the bible but i do think it. It does allow so many people to participate in the working out of their salvation which they would not be able to do otherwise I with respect. Thank you both are insane right. And i want to emphasize with respect right I think Facebook as the parasite who is wanting to infect the church now and i think their track record is we're going to do this and we're going to make this easier for you and then it's going to be paid a play and Then it's going to be if their algorithm history has shown us anything. It's not that they're going to reward seekers it's going to be what's gonna get the most action because of the vitriol right and i think especially in a in a church aspect. I think how poisonous could that be When i think about the algorithm to like the algorithm what what is that bring into like. How does that play into this leading. Who is oversights. Yeah what is it serving to you. Why is it serving that to you. What will it not serve to you. I think is important than for. I don't love facebook. And i want to forsake it but i i think there are so i just think there are a couple of really crucial things that brings to the table that i i can't quite get there and later when is ordained as.
"facebook." Discussed on MarketFoolery
"So that's one thing is is facebook investors yes. The stock is selling off a bit today but facebook investors. I think are accustomed to this sort of long-term shift dough thing is one of the key aspects of a metaverse is that there are going to be these these economies in these virtual worlds and so facebook..
"facebook." Discussed on Software Engineering Daily
"Blee byron. You are an engineer at robin hood. And you're a longtime engineer at facebook. Welcome to software engineering daily. Thanks for having me. You're part of the initiative to get facebook onto mobile and this was a key inflection point in the business some people may not remember but there was a time when facebook was used as a desktop web application when did engineers at facebook start to realize how important mobile was. I think there are a couple moments over the years where that happened. There wasn't like a single inflection. Point early on. Facebook was definitely just a website that you went to on your desktop computer or maybe laptop because it started in two thousand and four. You know that's years before the first real smartphones and really two things happened in the early years of mobile one was a focus on flip phones and other popular phones that had some very basic to the internet and so facebook's for a long time had a facebook dot com mobile website and for the first few years that was really about extending to second screen and creating a small version of facebook that you can take with you and then when the iphone first came out in two thousand seven or at eight there was first version of it built as a website. If you remember the the very first version of you couldn't actually make apps for you could only make sense for and there was one engineer at facebook who did that and the following year when the software s came out that engineer through abandoned the the website that he had built i built a mobile application instead. That was sort of the very beginning than there. Were a couple other interesting moments. That happened another was through the recognition. That mobile was becoming somewhat important as a second screen. So i would say this started to happen in may two thousand nine. And that's really when i started helping out. I was the designer for mobile. At that time. I joined facebook. Originally as a product designer and touch devices were becoming more popular. But we're still very much considered a second screen as alternate experience temporarily while you're away from your desktop computer or laptop but we really in two thousand nine took a big refocus on that experience feel-good the native application for iowa that we had was extremely limited. It was built by a single engineer. That engineer had left the company had kind of started to fall very far behind. What the rest of our product is doing so we built version of the mobile site that felt good on a touch device and that actually ended up becoming really important platform to start building products for mobile one of the really challenging things that i faced when reaching out to other designers or other product people at facebook in those earlier years trying to convince them that mobile was something. Important was the scary scenario. Where you'd spend all your time in energy focusing designing and building experience for a big screen in a browser and already the problem of making it work across the internet explorer fire fox chrome was kind of problem enough and when it came time to move things to mobile the prospect of supporting in iowa native app android native app a touch website and a flip phone optimize website sounded like it would just make the amount of engineering work five x and so you could imagine that especially if you don't quite know how important mobile is it's totally reasonable that your instinct would be. Maybe we should look into that later. That's not the right priority. Now and so as a consequence. The mobile product constantly lagged behind. So when we did this effort to make the touch optimize website. Just really good just much better than anything else that we had built for mobile up until that point we kind of refrained that conversation instead of going from one platform to five platforms. We were able to make going from one platform to two platforms. Because if you built for that mobile website you would automatically get flip phone in basic phone support and we would deliver that directly to ios and android apps via this essentially a glorified web browser that we had built so i and android apps. Were these glorified web browsers a little bit of extra sauce on top. You know they they let you upload photos. They let you survive. Include your location for check ins <hes>. But other than that. They were really just a thin wrapper around our website so that really simplified proc development and that was in an early accelerate for the facebook product team to start thinking about what building for mobile would look like and start making that more of a priority. Then i would say the the next inflection. Point was in two thousand twelve and that's a lot of really interesting. Things happened in two thousand twelve. One is that we saw the chart of mobile only users take up dramatically where now became clear that it's mobile was not a second screen. There was not just going to be a significant number of people who only use mobile soon and very soon it was going to be a majority of people who only use mobile and in fact desktop would become not only used less than mobile but desktop would become the second screen so we saw this inflection point coming. We realized that we were quite far behind on product. Two thousand twelve is also the year that facebook did its ipo and the early filings and mark zuckerberg's tour around he's talking to potential investors. He had the highlight all. The risks for the company and one of the top risks was that we saw this giant shift to mobile devices and that we hadn't figured out good product from only at and that's also when within facebook. We were sort of revisiting. This technical decision to bill everything on web and bring things back to native development on both iowa san android which sort of unfolded into a lot of super interesting engineering work that we had to do