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  1. Comment on I have cancer and now my Facebook feed is full of "alternative care" ads in ~tech

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    The question of how much advertising is truly necessary for websites to function is an interesting discussion in 2020; at least vet your ads

    The question of how much advertising is truly necessary for websites to function is an interesting discussion in 2020; at least vet your ads

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  2. Comment on Fedora approves of making Nano the default terminal text editor in ~tech

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    Use Ed, man!

    Use Ed, man!

    2 votes
  3. Comment on The future of online identity is decentralized in ~comp

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    You know, beyond all of this all I want is for the companies to stop lying. No more "editorial decisions on privacy". Facebook can be great as a mechanism for discovery and something like that...

    You know, beyond all of this all I want is for the companies to stop lying. No more "editorial decisions on privacy". Facebook can be great as a mechanism for discovery and something like that needs to exist. We don't want "just another telephone book". Facebook is great for streamlining stuff but the decisions they've specifically made which go against the user, they are never accountable for

    7 votes
  4. Comment on Signs you're a Black character written by a White author in ~books

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    This reminds me of how Martin Amis wrote a book (I don't remember which) with a black character but didn't say they were black and readers didn't really pick up on it

    This reminds me of how Martin Amis wrote a book (I don't remember which) with a black character but didn't say they were black and readers didn't really pick up on it

    2 votes
  5. Comment on Facebook's new Fact-Checking policies have carved out an exemption for climate deniers in ~tech

  6. Comment on Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers in ~tech

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    Remember when AOC asked if Zuckerberg would censor Green New Deal ads? And how Zuckerberg has dinners with Trump? And how Facebook won't do anything about Trump's posts? Well...

    Remember when AOC asked if Zuckerberg would censor Green New Deal ads? And how Zuckerberg has dinners with Trump? And how Facebook won't do anything about Trump's posts? Well...

    10 votes
  7. Comment on Google blew a ten-year lead in ~tech

  8. Comment on Google blew a ten-year lead in ~tech

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    I don't understand why the MO of companies is to ignore their customers, though of course it doesn't stop them from proudly proclaiming "We do listen! :) :)"

    I don't understand why the MO of companies is to ignore their customers, though of course it doesn't stop them from proudly proclaiming "We do listen! :) :)"

    3 votes
  9. Comment on What did you do this weekend? in ~talk

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    Whole lotta nothing. Being depressed. Thanks covid.

    Whole lotta nothing. Being depressed. Thanks covid.

    4 votes
  10. Comment on What is something that most people don't realize is harmful? in ~talk

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    Facebook. People already don't know they bought their competition and that they sort the feed algorithmically (can lead to depression) but they also try to hook you to stay on the platforms with...

    Facebook.

    People already don't know they bought their competition and that they sort the feed algorithmically (can lead to depression) but they also try to hook you to stay on the platforms with psychological tricks and don't have the best privacy track record

    6 votes
  11. Comment on What 'classic' bands or artists do you think are overrated? And can you suggest any alternatives? in ~music

  12. Comment on 'Facebook doesn't care': Activists say accounts removed despite Zuckerberg's free-speech stance in ~tech

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    Is everyone working for Facebook a sociopath?

    Is everyone working for Facebook a sociopath?

    1 vote