Tag Archives: Facebook

From Facebook to Flipboard: How I Avoid the Information Bubble

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So, Facebook is in the doghouse for letting Cambridge Analytica steal information from some fifty million people. This information may then have been used to manipulate voters in the 2016 presidential election. It’s not clear at this point to what degree that has happened, but this is what’s supposedly possible: Facebook has so much information on you, from all the little quizzes you take and from all the things you read and share and “like”, that when an analytics company gets its hands on that info, it can form a pretty detailed psychographic profile of you. Continue reading

The Days After

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Image: usatoday.com

Well.

This is day five since Trump was elected to be the next president of the United States, and realizing that all three branches of government will be Republican come January. Continue reading

Self-promoting? Me?

Going on about how much better Holland is

Time to promote my Facebook page a little.

It has my blog posts, but I also post other stuff related to my blog and/or issues I have recently written about. For instance, I just posted an NPR article about the Homeless Jesus sculptures and the discussions they evoke.

So, if you haven’t already, go check it out and Like it if you’re interested.